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Ellen DeAnne Dillavou, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 2002 - 2004
  • General Surgery Residency, Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1996 - 2002
  • M.D., University of Arizona, College of Medicine, 1996
  • B.A., Macalester College, 1991

Publications

Dillavou, Ellen, Ryan Turley, Uttara Nag, Andrew Sherwood, John Lucas, Eric Gardner, and Allan Roza. “VESS27. Alternative Access for Fistula Cannulation in the Obese: Midterm Results from VWING Registry.” In Journal of Vascular Surgery, 65:30S-31S. Elsevier BV, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2017.03.059.

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Ozsvath, Kathleen, Eric Hager, Michael Harlander-Locke, Elna Masuda, Steve Elias, and Ellen D. Dillavou. “Current techniques to treat pathologic perforator veins.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 5, no. 2 (March 2017): 293–96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2016.10.085.

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Hager, Eric S., Kathleen J. Ozvath, and Ellen D. Dillavou. “Evidence summary of combined saphenous ablation and treatment of varicosities versus staged phlebectomy.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 5, no. 1 (January 2017): 134–37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2016.07.009.

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Dillavou, Ellen D., Michael Harlander-Locke, Nicos Labropoulos, Steven Elias, and Kathleen J. Ozsvath. “Current state of the treatment of perforating veins.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 4, no. 1 (January 2016): 131–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2015.03.009.

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Hager, Eric S., Christopher Washington, Amy Steinmetz, Timothy Wu, Michael Singh, and Ellen Dillavou. “Factors that influence perforator vein closure rates using radiofrequency ablation, laser ablation, or foam sclerotherapy.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 4, no. 1 (January 2016): 51–56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2015.08.004.

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Yuo, Theodore H., Rabih A. Chaer, Ellen D. Dillavou, Steven A. Leers, and Michel S. Makaroun. “Patients started on hemodialysis with tunneled dialysis catheter have similar survival after arteriovenous fistula and arteriovenous graft creation.” In J Vasc Surg, 62:1590-7.e2, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2015.07.076.

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Leake, Andrew, Steven Leers, Theodore Yuo, and Ellen Dillavou. “Long-Term Outcomes After Distal Revascularization and Interval Ligation.” In Journal of Vascular Surgery, 62:791–791. Elsevier BV, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2015.06.055.

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Leake, Andrew E., Theodore H. Yuo, Timothy Wu, Larry Fish, Ellen D. Dillavou, Rabih A. Chaer, Steven A. Leers, and Michel S. Makaroun. “Arteriovenous grafts are associated with earlier catheter removal and fewer catheter days in the United States Renal Data System population.” J Vasc Surg 62, no. 1 (July 2015): 123–27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2015.02.018.

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Leake, Andrew E., Daniel G. Winger, Steven A. Leers, Navyash Gupta, and Ellen D. Dillavou. “Management and outcomes of dialysis access-associated steal syndrome.” J Vasc Surg 61, no. 3 (March 2015): 754–60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2014.10.038.

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Hager, E., A. Steinmetz, C. B. Washington, T. Wu, M. J. Singh, T. S. Kenkre, and E. Dillavou. “Factors That Influence Immediate Perforator Vein Closure Rates With Radiofrequency Ablation, Laser Ablation, or Foam Sclerotherapy.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 3, no. 1 (January 2015): 125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2014.10.026.

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