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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


Avgerinos, Efthymios D., Eric S. Hager, Abdallah Naddaf, Ellen Dillavou, Michael Singh, and Rabih A. Chaer. “Outcomes and predictors of failure of thrombolysis for iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 3, no. 1 (January 2015): 35–41.

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Leake, A. E., S. A. Leers, T. Reifsnyder, and E. D. Dillavou. “Prophylactic distal revascularization with interval ligation and simultaneous arteriovenous fistula creation in high-risk patients.” Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases 1, no. 2 (January 1, 2015): 87–89.

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Kiguchi, Misaki M., Eric S. Hager, Daniel G. Winger, Stanley A. Hirsch, Rabih A. Chaer, and Ellen D. Dillavou. “Factors that influence perforator thrombosis and predict healing with perforator sclerotherapy for venous ulceration without axial reflux.” J Vasc Surg 59, no. 5 (May 2014): 1368–76.

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Kiguchi, M., and E. D. Dillavou. “Inferior vena cava filters: Indications and use.” In Deep-Vein Thrombosis: Risk Factors, Treatment and Clinical Outcomes, 1–31, 2014.


Jim, Jeffrey, Ellen D. Dillavou, Gilbert R. Upchurch, Nicholas H. Osborne, Christopher T. Kenwood, Flora S. Siami, Rodney A. White, Joseph J. Ricotta, and Joseph J. SVS Outcomes Committee. “Gender-specific 30-day outcomes after carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting in the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Registry.” J Vasc Surg 59, no. 3 (March 2014): 742–48.

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Avgerinos, E. D., E. Hager, A. Naddaf, E. Dillavou, M. Singh, and R. A. Chaer. “Long-Term Outcomes and Predictors of Failure of Thrombolysis for Iliofemoral Deep Venous Thrombosis.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2, no. 1 (January 2014): 108–9.

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Wallace, Justin R., Theodore Yuo, and Ellen Dillavou. “Delayed Permanent Access Placement in Incident ESRD Patients: Are Young Patients Waiting too Long?” In Journal of Vascular Surgery, 58:1153–1153. Elsevier BV, 2013.

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