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Amir F. Azarbal M.D.

    • Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery School of Medicine


  • M.D., Columbia University, New York New York USA 2005
  • Residency:

    • Internship
  • Fellowship:

    • Vascular surgery, 2009-2011

Memberships and associations

  • Society for Vascular Surgery


  • "Management of venous disease in patients with thrombophilia" Vascular Disease Management November 2011
  • "Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria" Annals of Vascular Surgery January 2014
  • "Nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization is associated with increased wound occurrence after major lower extremity amputation" Journal of Vascular Surgery August 1 2015
  • "Medical comorbidities but not interventions adversely affect survival in patients with intermittent claudication" Journal of Vascular Surgery December 2013
  • "Incidence and outcomes of intraoperative vascular surgery consultations" Journal of Vascular Surgery July 1 2015
  • "Distribution of cardiac nerves in patients with diabetes mellitus" Cardiovascular Pathology November 2002
  • "Improving the efficiency of abdominal aortic aneurysm wall stress computations" PLoS One July 9 2014
  • "How should we treat May-Thurner syndrome and other causes of iliac vein obstruction? Examining the evidence" Interventional Cardiology February 2014
  • "Antiplatelet therapy for peripheral arterial disease and critical limb ischemia" Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics March 14 2015
  • "A fresh cadaver laboratory to conceptualize troublesome anatomic relationships in vascular surgery" Journal of Vascular Surgery April 2012
  • "Lower extremity autologous vein bypass for critical limb ischemia is not adversely affected by prior endovascular procedure" Journal of Vascular Surgery  2014
  • "Objective measurement of lower extremity function and quality of life after surgical revascularization for critical lower extremity ischemia" Journal of Vascular Surgery  2014
  • "Utility of direct angiosome revascularization and runoff scores in predicting outcomes in patients undergoing revascularization for critical limb ischemia" Journal of Vascular Surgery January 2014
  • "Results of routine shunting and patch closure during carotid endarterectomy" American Journal of Surgery May 2012
  • "Compliance with long-term surveillance recommendations following endovascular aneurysm repair or type B aortic dissection" Journal of Vascular Surgery July 2013
  • "Differential expression of RANTES chemokine, TGF-β, and leukocyte phenotype in acute cellular rejection and quilty B lesions" Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation  2001
  • "The natural history of indeterminate blunt cerebrovascular injury" JAMA Surgery September 1 2015
  • "Factors affecting healing and survival after finger amputations in patients with digital artery occlusive disease" American Journal of Surgery May 2013
  • "A modern series of acute aortic occlusion" Journal of Vascular Surgery  2014
  • "Open versus endoscopic great saphenous vein harvest for lower extremity revascularization of critical limb ischemia" Journal of Vascular Surgery February 2014
  • "Duplex ultrasound screening detects high rates of deep vein thromboses in critically ill trauma patients" Journal of Vascular Surgery September 2011
  • "Tricuspid regurgitation, the forgotten valvular lesion - A contemporary review of etiology, prevalence, and management options" Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine  2015
  • "The role of axillofemoral bypass in current vascular surgery practice" American Journal of Surgery November 3 2015
  • "A Geodesics-Based Surface Parameterization to Assess Aneurysm Progression" Journal of Biomechanical Engineering May 1 2016
  • "Acute iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis"  February 24 2015
  • "Aortic outflow occlusion predicts rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm" Journal of Vascular Surgery November 25 2015
  • "Demographic and echocardiographic predictors of anatomic site and outcomes of surgical interventions for cardiogenic limb emboli" Vascular Medicine (United Kingdom) December 1 2016
  • "Predictive value of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in diabetic wound healing" Journal of Vascular Surgery February 1 2017
  • "Patterns of care in hospitalized vascular surgery patients at end of life" JAMA Surgery February 1 2017
  • "Effect of systemic insulin treatment on diabetic wound healing" Wound Repair and Regeneration March 1 2017

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