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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

Wallace, Justin R., Rabih A. Chaer, and Ellen D. Dillavou. “Report on the Hemodialysis Reliable Outflow (HeRO) experience in dialysis patients with central venous occlusions.” J Vasc Surg 58, no. 3 (September 2013): 742–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2013.02.018.

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Avgerinos, E. D., J. Bath, J. Stevens, B. McDaniel, L. Marone, E. Dillavou, J. S. Cho, M. S. Makaroun, and R. A. Chaer. “Technical and patient-related characteristics associated with challenging retrieval of inferior vena cava filters.” Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 46, no. 3 (September 2013): 353–59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2013.06.007.

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Hager, Eric S., Theodore Yuo, Robert Tahara, Ellen Dillavou, Georges Al-Khoury, Luke Marone, Michel Makaroun, and Rabih A. Chaer. “Outcomes of endovascular intervention for May-Thurner syndrome.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 1, no. 3 (July 2013): 270–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2012.11.002.

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Schermerhorn, Marc L., Margriet Fokkema, Philip Goodney, Ellen D. Dillavou, Jeffrey Jim, Christopher T. Kenwood, Flora S. Siami, Rodney A. White, and Rodney A. SVS Outcomes Committee. “The impact of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services high-risk criteria on outcome after carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting in the SVS Vascular Registry.” J Vasc Surg 57, no. 5 (May 2013): 1318–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2012.10.107.

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Blebea, J., L. Kabnick, M. Passman, E. Dillavou, M. Meissner, S. Daugherty, and T. Rooke. “Venous Center Accreditation - An Initiative for Improving Patient Care.” J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 1, no. 1 (January 2013): 112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2012.10.043.

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Chaar, Cassius Iyad Ochoa, Stanley A. Hirsch, Michael T. Cwenar, Robert Y. Rhee, Rabih A. Chaer, Ghassan Abu Hamad, and Ellen D. Dillavou. “Expanding the role of endovenous laser therapy: results in large diameter saphenous, small saphenous, and anterior accessory veins.” Ann Vasc Surg 25, no. 5 (July 2011): 656–61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2011.02.031.

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Gupta, Navyash, Theodore H. Yuo, Gerhardt Konig, Ellen Dillavou, Steven A. Leers, Rabih A. Chaer, Jae S. Cho, and Michel S. Makaroun. “Treatment strategies of arterial steal after arteriovenous access.” J Vasc Surg 54, no. 1 (July 2011): 162–67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2010.10.134.

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Spangler, Emily L., Ellen D. Dillavou, and Kenneth J. Smith. “Cost-effectiveness of guidelines for insertion of inferior vena cava filters in high-risk trauma patients.” J Vasc Surg 52, no. 6 (December 2010): 1537-45.e1-2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2010.06.152.

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Spangler, E. L., E. D. Dillavou, and K. J. Smith. “Cost-Effectiveness of Guidelines for Insertion of Inferior Vena Cava Filters in High-Risk Trauma Patients.” In Journal of Vascular Surgery, 51:795–795. Elsevier BV, 2010. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2009.11.025.

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Ko, Sae Hee, Benjamin R. Reynolds, Deidra H. Nicholas, Mazen Zenati, Louis Alarcon, Ellen D. Dillavou, Rabih Chaer, Andrew B. Peitzman, and Jae-Sung Cho. “Institutional protocol improves retrievable inferior vena cava filter recovery rate.” Surgery 146, no. 4 (October 2009): 809–14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2009.06.022.

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