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Cynthia Keene Shortell, MD

Executive Vice Chair
Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor in Radiology
Office: 7682A Hafs Bldg, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3538 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • M.D., Cornell University, 1984


Gilmore, Brian F., Ehsan Benrashid, Daniel Geersen, and Cynthia K. Shortell. “Gonadal vein transposition is a safe and effective treatment of nutcracker syndrome.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 9, no. 3 (May 2021): 712–19.

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Olivere, Lindsey A., James Ronald, Zachary Williams, Mitchell W. Cox, Chandler Long, Cynthia K. Shortell, and Kevin W. Southerland. “Cerebral monitoring during transcarotid artery revascularization with flow reversal via transcranial doppler ultrasound examination.” J Vasc Surg 73, no. 1 (January 2021): 125–31.

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Barr, Justin, Walton O. Schalick, and Cynthia K. Shortell. “Surgeons in the time of plague: Guy de Chauliac in fourteenth-century France.” J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech 6, no. 4 (December 2020): 657–58.

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Markovic, Jovan N., Uttara Nag, and Cynthia K. Shortell. “Safety and efficacy of foam sclerotherapy for treatment of low-flow vascular malformations in children.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 8, no. 6 (November 2020): 1074–82.

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Williams, Zachary, Lindsey A. Olivere, Brian Gilmore, Hope Weissler, Mitchell W. Cox, Chandler Long, Cynthia K. Shortell, Jacob Schroder, and Kevin W. Southerland. “Safety and Feasibility of Simultaneous Transcarotid Revascularization With Flow Reversal and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Concomitant Carotid Artery Stenosis and Coronary Artery Disease.” Vasc Endovascular Surg 54, no. 5 (July 2020): 395–99.

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Markovic, J. N., and C. K. Shortell. “Hybrid approach to chronic and acute-on-chronic mesenteric ischemia with retrograde stenting of the superior mesenteric artery via jejunal arterial access.” Vascular Disease Management 17, no. 6 (June 1, 2020): E113–16.