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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


O’Donnell, Thomas F., Marc A. Passman, William A. Marston, William J. Ennis, Michael Dalsing, Robert L. Kistner, Fedor Lurie, et al. “Management of venous leg ulcers: clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery ® and the American Venous Forum.” J Vasc Surg 60, no. 2 Suppl (August 2014): 3S-59S.

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Shortell, Cynthia K. “Retrograde pedal access for patients with critical limb ischemia DISCUSSION.” Journal of Vascular Surgery. MOSBY-ELSEVIER, August 1, 2014.


Turley, Ryan S., Michael E. Lidsky, Jovan N. Markovic, and Cynthia K. Shortell. “Emerging role of contrast-enhanced MRI in diagnosing vascular malformations.” Future Cardiol 10, no. 4 (July 2014): 479–86.

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Scarborough, John E., Sandhya A. Lagoo-Deenadayalan, Theodore N. Pappas, Kyla M. Bennett, and Cynthia K. Shortell. “PS70. Patient Age is an Independent Predictor of Mortality After Emergency Vascular Surgery.” In Journal of Vascular Surgery, 59:52S-52S. Elsevier BV, 2014.

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Marston, William A., Michael A. Vasquez, Fedor Lurie, Thomas W. Wakefield, Eberhard Rabe, Cynthia K. Shortell, Joanne M. Lohr, Marc A. Passman, Robert B. McLafferty, and Robert B. American Venous Forum Outcomes Working Group. “Multicenter assessment of the repeatability and reproducibility of the revised Venous Clinical Severity Score (rVCSS).” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 1, no. 3 (July 2013): 219–24.

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Andersen, Nicholas D., Michael E. Barfield, Jennifer M. Hanna, Asad A. Shah, Cynthia K. Shortell, Richard L. McCann, and G Chad Hughes. “Intrathoracic subclavian artery aneurysm repair in the thoracic endovascular aortic repair era.” J Vasc Surg 57, no. 4 (April 2013): 915–25.

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