Vascular Surgery Research


Selected Research Publications

Dr. Warren Chow, Assistant Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery


  1. Chow WB, Leverentz DM, Tatum B, Starnes BW. Fenestrated Endovascular Aneurysm Repair is Financially-Viable at a High-Volume Medical Center with Positive Hospital Contribution Margins and Physician Payment. J Vasc Surg. Accepted May 2019.
  2. Delafontaine JL, Hu B, Tan TW, Tang GL, Starnes BW, Virk C, Chow WB, Zhang WW. Outcome comparison of TEVAR with and without left subclavian artery revascularization from analysis of Nationwide Inpatient Sample database. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0890-5096(19)30188-8.
  3. Cohen ME, Ko CY, Bilimoria KY, Zhou L, Huffman K, Wang X, Liu Y, Kraemer K, Meng X, Merkow R, Chow W, Matel B, Richards K, Hart AJ, Dimick JB, Hall BL. Optimizing ACS NSQIP Modeling for Evaluation of Surgical Quality and Risk: Patient Risk Adjustment, Procedure Mix Adjustment, Shrinkage Adjustment, and Surgical Focus. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Aug;217(2):336-346.
  4. Chow WB, Merkow RP , Cohen ME, Bilimoria KY, Ko CY . Association between postoperative complications and reoperation for patients undergoing geriatric surgery and the effect of reoperation on mortality. Am Surg. 2012 Oct;78(10):1137-42.
  5. Chow WB, Rosenthal RA, Merkow RP, Ko CY, Esnaola NF. Optimal preoperative assessment of the geriatric surgical patient: a best practices guideline from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program and the American Geriatrics Society. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Oct;215(4):453-66.
  6. Merkow RP, Hall BL, Cohen ME, Dimick JB, Wang E, Chow WB, Ko CY, Bilimoria KY. Relevance of the c-statistic when evaluating risk-adjustment models in surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 May;214(5):822-30.
  7. Zenilman ME, Chow WB, Ko CY, Ibrahim AM, Makary MA, Lagoo-Deenadayalan S, Dardik A, Boyd CA, Riall TS, Sosa JA, Tummel E, Gould LJ, Segev DL, Berger JC. New developments in geriatric surgery. Curr Probl Surg. 2011 Oct;48(10):670-754.


  1. Chow WB, Moore WS.  Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy. 9th Philadelphia: Elsevier; c2019. Chapter 95, Carotid Body Tumors; p95.1-95.10.