Dr. Darling attended Trinity College in Connecticut where he graduated in 1978. He received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati Medical College in 1984. He completed his residency training at Harvard/Deaconess in Boston, MA and his vascular surgery fellowship at Albany Medical Center.

Dr. Darling is Board Certified in both General Surgery and Vascular Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has appointments on many national and regional vascular surgery societies. Dr. Darling is President of The Vascular Group, PLLC, Director of The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease and is currently Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at Albany Medical Center Hospital, Professor of Surgery at Albany Medical College, and Chair of the Vascular Educational Endowment Fund.

Dr. Darling lives in Delmar with his wife Julie and their three children. Outside of his career interests he enjoys spending time with his family, sports, sailing, tennis, skiing and coaching youth basketball and baseball.


Medical School/Degree

University of Cincinnati Medical College,
Cincinnati, OH
M.D., 1984


Trinity College,
Hartford, CT
B.S., 1978

Post-Graduate Training

Assistant Residency Harvard/Deaconess Surgical Service
Boston, MA
1984 – 1988

Chief Residency Harvard/Deaconess Surgical Service
Boston, MA
1988 – 1989

Vascular Felllowship Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY
1990 – 1991


  • American Board of Surgery
  • 1985 National Board of Medical Examiners
  • 1991 General Surgery
  • 1999 General Surgery Recertification
  • 1995 Vascular Surgery
  • 1995 Surgical Critical Care
  • 2002 Vascular Surgery Recertification
  • 2008 Advanced Cardiac Life Support