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 Vascular Fellows, Residents and Student Awards

Award Recipients

In 2003, the Southern California Vascular Surgical Society instituted a resident award for the best presentation by a trainee at the Annual Scientific Meeting


2014 FIRST PLACE ~ Management of Spontaneous Isolated Visceral
Artery Dissection: A Retrospective Review

Sae Hee Ko, MD
University of California at San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA

SECOND PLACE ~ Late Consequences of Type II Endoleak After EVAR

Vincent E. Kirkpatrick, MD
University California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA


The Management of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms In Patients With Rare Aortic Anomalies Using Endovascular Techniques: Case Report and Review of Literature

Ankur Gupta, MD
Harbor‐UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

A Rare Case of Acroangiodermatitis Associated With a Congenital Arteriovenous Malformation (Stewart‐Bluefarb Syndrome) in a Young Veteran: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Mark Archie, MD
UCLA Medical Center, Gonda (Goldschmied) Vascular
Center, Los Angeles, CA















FIRST PLACE  ~ Contemporary Medical Management of Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis in a Mixed Population

Jason Chang MD
Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

SECOND PLACE ~ A Prospective Randomized Study Assessing Optimal Method for Teaching Vascular Anastomoses Using a High Fidelity Model

Samuel Schwartz MD
Harbor ‐ UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

THIRD PLACE ~ Initial Experience with Off‐Label Use of Commercial Devices in Patients Unfit for Open Repair of Perivisceral Aortic Aneurysms

Andrew Barleben MD
UCLA Gonda Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA


FIRST PLACE ~ Is Heparin Reversal Required for Safe Performance of Percutaneous Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair?

Sinan Jabori - Medical Student
UCLA, Gonda (Goldschmied) Vascular Center, Los Angeles, CA
SECOND PLACE ~ Evaluation of Superficial Femoral Artery Remote Endarterectomy  for the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia in Patients with Limited Autogenous Conduit
Neha Sheng MD
Jerry L. Pettis VA Hospital, Loma Linda, CA
THIRD PLACE ~ Claudication in Young Patients: Uncommon Symptoms Suggest Uncommon Pathology
Andrew Barleben MD MPH
UCLA Gonda (Goldschmied) Vascular Center, Los Angeles, CA
First Place - Impact of Sac Anchoring Prosthesis on Type II Endoleaks Following Endoluminal Exclusion of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Houman Sahedi MD
Harbor/UCLA Medical Center, Torrance CA and Nellix International Investigators
Second Place -  Outcomes of Retrieval Intent of Optional Inferior Vena Cava Filters: A Single Center Experience
Abid C. Mogannam
UC Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA
Third Place - Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in the Teenaged Athlete
Allan Tulloch MD
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA


First Place - Smaller Common Femoral Artery Diameter in
African Americans: Implications for Peripheral Arterial Disease
Amy M. Tolan, MD
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Second Place - CTA as the Primary Diagnostic Modality in
Penetrating Lower Extremity Vascular Injuries
Dina Wallin, BA    
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Third Place - Carotid Endarterectomy in Academic Versus Community Hospitals: The NSQIP Data
Joy Garg, MD
Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA






First Place - Open Surgical Repair of Renal Artery Aneurysms in the Endovascular Era: a Safe, Effective Treatment for Both Aneurysm and Associated Hypertension
Ankur Chandra, MD
UCLA Gonda (Goldschmied) Vascular Center
Los Angeles, CA

Second Place - Will Carotid Endarterectomy for Asymptomatic Stenosis Match the Results of Best Medical
Karen Woo MD
Scripps Green Hospital
La Jolla, CA

Third Place - Fasciotomy in Acute Limb Ischemia – cui bono?
Kelley D. Hodgkiss
UCSD Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
San Diego, CA






First Place - Endovascular Management of Mycotic Aortic Aneurysms & Associated Aorto-Aerodigestive Fistulae
Wesley K. Lew MD
USC Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Los Angeles, CA

Second Place - Regional Variations In The Utilization of Carotid Endarterectomy
David P. Magner MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Third Place - Traumatic Injuries of the Inferior Vena Cava: The 20-year
Experience of a Level I Trauma Center

Jessica Deree MD
UCSD Division of Trauma/Critical Care
San Diego, CA

Carotid Reconstruction in Nonagenarians: is Surgery Still a Good Option?
Kelly L.. Killeen, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA