Craig Weinkauf, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor with the Department of Surgery Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.
Dr. Weinkauf was born in Tucson, Ariz. and grew up in Washoe Valley, Nev. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of San Diego and proceeded to earn his medical degree and doctorate at Tufts University in Boston, Mass. He returned to Tucson to complete his vascular surgery residency at the UA.
Dr. Weinkauf's clinical practice focuses on caring for patients with vascular disease. This includes the broad set of conditions encompassing arterial, venous, or lymphatic pathologies.
Dr. Weinkauf's research focuses on developing imaging strategies to help identify patients who may benefit from carotid artery interventions, whether that be to prevent strokes or cognitive dysfunction. His research draws from his background as an immunologist and his close collaboration with faculty from the Department of Medical Imaging.
Carotid artery interventions to prevent strokes and cognitive dysfunction