Download the PAD Guidelines below. Please refer to this document as: “Hinchliffe et al. Guideline on diagnosis, prognosis and management of peripheral artery disease among people with diabetes (IWGDF 2019 update). Diab Metab Res Rev. 2020. e3276”.

The IWGDF PAD working group is already busy working on the 2023 update. You can read about the working group members below.

Members of the PAD working group

Prof. Dr. Robert Fitridge

Professor of Vascular Surgery University of Adelaide and Royal Adelaide Hospital Rob Fitridge is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Adelaide. He is a […]

Prof. Dr. Joseph Mills

Vascular Surgeon Baylor College of Medicine Joseph L. Mills, M.D. is a board certified vascular surgeon in Houston. Dr. Mills earned his medical degree at Georgetown […]

Prof. Dr. Robert J Hinchliffe

Professor of vascular surgery University of Bristol Robert Hinchliffe is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Bristol, Bristol Surgical Trials Centre and Bristol NIHR […]

Prof. Nicolaas C. Schaper

Internist-endocrinologist Dept. Internal Medicine, Div. Endocrinology, Maastricht University Hospital, the Netherlands. Nicolaas Schaper is since several decades closely involved in the diabetic foot. His research is […]

Prof. Dr. Viv Chuter

Professor of Podiatry University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia Dr Vivienne Chuter is a Professor of Podiatry at the University of Newcastle. She leads a clinically based […]

Prof. Dr. Maarit Venermo

Vascular surgeon Helsinki University Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Professor Venermo is head of the department of vascular surgery at Helsinki University Hospital. Her research […]

Prof. Dr. Sigrid Nikol

Head of Department Clinical and Interventional Angiology, Asklepios Klinik, Hamburg, Germany. MEDICAL SCHOOL 1979 - 10. 1985 Medical School, Technical University Aachen, Germany DOCTOR’S THESIS 1988 […]

Prof. Dr. Ed Boyko

Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology University of Washington, Seattle, USA Edward J. Boyko, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor […]

A/Prof. David Russell

Vascular surgeon Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust David trained as a general and vascular surgeon in the Yorkshire and Humber region, UK. His interest in the […]

A/Prof. Dr. Kate McGinigle

Associate professor of Surgery University of North-Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Dr McGinigle is an Associate Professor of Surgery and practicing vascular surgeon with special research […]

Prof. Dr. Misty Humphries

Vascular surgeon UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA, USA Dr. Humphries is a vascular surgeon that specializes in open vascular and advanced endovascular treatment for arterial […]

Prof. Dr. Nobuyoshi Azuma

Vascular surgeon Asahikawa Medical University, Hokkaido, Japan Nobuyoshi Azuma is a vascular surgeon, researching wound healing after revascularization. He is principle investigator of SPINACH registry, a […]

A/Prof. Dr. Jos van den Berg

Associate professor of Radiology Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Switzerland Jos C. van den Berg graduated from the Medical School of the State University of Leiden, The […]

Dr. Joachim Nordanstig

Vascular surgeon Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden Joakim Nordanstig is Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in Vascular Surgery at the Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular […]

Dr. Christian Behrendt

Vascular surgeon University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany Associate Professor Dr. Christian-Alexander Behrendt (MD) is senior consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon and clinical lecturer in vascular […]

Prof. Dr. Vince Rowe

Professor of surgery Keck School of Medicine, University of southern California, CA, USA Dr. Rowe holds the title of Professor of Surgery at the Keck School […]

Prof. Dr. Lee Kirksey

Vascular surgeon Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA Dr. Lee Kirksey is the Walter W. Buckley Endowed Vice Chairman of Vascular Surgery and co-director of The Multicultural […]

Prof. Dr. Michael Conte

Professor of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, CA, USA Michael S. Conte, M.D. is Professor and Chief of Vascular […]