Michael Wilderman MD, FACS

Vascular Surgeon

Michael Wilderman, MD, FACS

Chief of Endovascular Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center

Background: Dr. Michael Wilderman is an esteemed leader in vascular and endovascular surgery, with dual board certifications in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery from the American Board of Surgery. He commenced his illustrious academic journey at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with honors, and then continued to earn his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the same institution.  Dr Wilderman then completed his Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, where he specialized in the treatment of complex aortic pathologies.
Professional Roles: Currently serving as the Chief of Endovascular Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center, Dr. Wilderman has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly every year since 2015. He is currently an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.,  His commitment to medical education is further highlighted by him receiving multiple Resident Teaching Awards for operative teaching. 

Contributions and Achievements: Dr. Wilderman’s professional expertise extends to pioneering work in Fenestrated and Branched Aortic Stenting in both the chest and abdomen, serving as a regional and national proctor for these advanced procedures.  In addition, he has the largest experience with minimally invasive Endovascular Treatments for Ascending and Aortic Arch pathologies.  His clinical focus also encompasses the open and endovascular treatment of Carotid Artery Disease, lower extremity arterial disease, and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.

Research and Education: Dr. Wilderman is widely published and a frequent speaker at regional and national conferences, discussing topics such as Aortic Aneurysms, Aortic Dissections, and Peripheral Arterial Disease. He has also served as principal investigator on numerous national clinical trials focusing on aortic conditions and their treatments.

Community Involvement and Personal Life: Outside the hospital, Dr. Wilderman is deeply involved in his community and cherishes time with his family.  He currently serves as a Trustee on his town’s Board of Education.  He is married and has a son with whom he enjoys playing tennis and golf, working out, traveling, and reading.

Dr. Michael Wilderman’s career exemplifies a profound dedication to advancing vascular surgery, patient care, and medical education, making him a distinguished member of the Hackensack University Medical Center and a respected figure in the medical community.

Michael Wilderman MD