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Linda M. Reilly, M.D.

Linda M. Reilly, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Director, General Surgery Residency Program

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Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
400 Parnassus Avenue, A-501
San Francisco, CA 94143-0957
Phone: (415) 353-2357
Fax: (415) 353-2669
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  • 1966-70, Trinity College, CT, B.A. , Chemistry
  • 1970-71, Yale University, Fellow , Chemistry
  • 1971-72, University of Rochester, Biochemistry
  • 1972-76, Georgetown University School of Medicine, M.D., Medicine
  • 1976-77, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Intern , Surgery
  • 1977-81, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Resident , Surgery
  • 1981-82, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Chief Resident , Surgery
  • 1982-84, University of California, San Francisco, Fellow, Vascular Surgery
  • 1984-85, University of California, San Francisco, Fellow, Vascular Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery
  • UCSF Center for Mindfulness in Surgery
  • Device improvement and refinement of surgicval technique in the endovascular repair of complex aortic aneurysms
  • Durability of endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms

Dr. Linda M. Reilly is a vascular and endovascular surgeon with particular interest in the management of infected vascular bypass grafts, endovascular aneurysm repair, complex aortic reconstruction and endoluminal treatment of vascular disease. Reilly received a medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed a residency in general surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she was the first woman to complete the training program. She went on to pursue specialty training in vascular surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, and remained at UCSF as a vascular surgeon as well as a member of the faculty. Reilly is the program director for the UCSF General Surgery Residency Training Program and president of the medical staff at UCSF. In 2011 she was inducted into the prestigious "Society of Scholars", established in 1967 by Johns Hopkins University to recognize individuals whose careers began at Hopkins,and later rose to prominence in their fields through distinguished achievement.

Dr. Reilly's research is focused on device and technique development and clinical trials of systems for endovascular repair of complex aortic aneurysms, particularly systems that allow application of the endovascular techniques to branch-bearing segments of the aorta (the aortic arch with the great vessels, the proximal abdominal aorta with the visceral and renal arteries and the iliac bifurcations with the hypogastric arteries). Her research also investigates the durability of endovascular repair of both complex and straight-forward aortic aneurysms.

Study ID: 10-03930 (Aortic Arch)
Most recent publications from a total of 111
  1. O'Banion LA, Wu B, Eichler CM, Reilly LM, Conte MS, Hiramoto JS. Cryopreserved saphenous vein as a last-ditch conduit for limb salvage. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Sep; 66(3):844-849. View in PubMed
  2. Hiramoto JS, Fernandez C, Gasper W, Vartanian S, Reilly L, Chuter T. Lower extremity weakness is associated with elevated blood and cerebrospinal fluid glucose levels following multibranched endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Feb; 65(2):311-317. View in PubMed
  3. O'Banion LA, Wu B, Eichler CM, Reilly LM, Conte MS, Hiramoto JS. Cryopreserved Saphenous Vein: Last-Ditch Conduit for Limb Salvage? J Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug; 64(2):546. View in PubMed
  4. Fernandez CC, Sobel JD, Gasper WJ, Vartanian SM, Reilly LM, Chuter TA, Hiramoto JS. Standard off-the-shelf versus custom-made multibranched thoracoabdominal aortic stent grafts. J Vasc Surg. 2016 May; 63(5):1208-15. View in PubMed
  5. Han SM, Wu B, Eichler CM, Reilly LM, Vartanian SM, Conte MS, Hiramoto J. Risk Factors for 30-Day Hospital Readmission in Patients Undergoing Treatment for Peripheral Artery Disease. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2015 Apr-May; 49(3-4):69-74. View in PubMed
  6. Premprabha D, Sobel J, Pua C, Chong K, Reilly LM, Chuter TA, Hiramoto JS. Visceral branch occlusion following aneurysm repair using multibranched thoracoabdominal stent-grafts. J Endovasc Ther. 2014 Dec; 21(6):783-90. View in PubMed
  7. Sobel JD, Vartanian SM, Gasper WJ, Hiramoto JS, Chuter TA, Reilly LM. Lower extremity weakness after endovascular aneurysm repair with multibranched thoracoabdominal stent grafts. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Mar; 61(3):623-8. View in PubMed
  8. Vartanian SM, Johnston PC, Walker JP, Runge SJ, Eichler CM, Reilly LM, Hiramoto JS, Conte MS. Clinical consequence of bare metal stent and stent graft failure in femoropopliteal occlusive disease. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Dec; 58(6):1525-31. View in PubMed
  9. Gasper WJ, Reilly LM, Rapp JH, Grenon SM, Hiramoto JS, Sobel JD, Chuter TA. Assessing the anatomic applicability of the multibranched endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm technique. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jun; 57(6):1553-8; discussion 1558. View in PubMed
  10. Reilly LM, Rapp JH, Grenon SM, Hiramoto JS, Sobel J, Chuter TA. Efficacy and durability of endovascular thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair using the caudally directed cuff technique. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Jul; 56(1):53-63; discussion 63-4. View in PubMed
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