Department of Surgery faculty members, both physicians and scientists, are world-renown in their subspecialties. Faculty members are passionate in their clinical care and research practices, as well as being mentors for medical students and trainees. The department also invests significant funds to provide protected time and lab space for junior faculty to perform research.

Kenneth R. Ziegler

Kenneth R. Ziegler

Assistant Professor Of Clinical Surgery
HCT 1520 San Pablo Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Use of Double-Barrel Gore Excluder Bifurcated Endografts for Renal Artery Incorporation in an Urgent Endovascular Repair of a Thoracoabdominal Aortic AneurysmAnn Vasc Surg. 2018 May; 49:309. e1-309. e6. . View in PubMed

Lift Sandwich Grafting Enables Transfemoral Abdominal Aortic Branch Incorporation during Endovascular Aortic Repair for Chronic Type B Aortic DissectionAnn Vasc Surg. 2019 May; 57:50. e1-50. e8. . View in PubMed

Repair of Delayed Type 1a Endoleak using Fenestrated and Parallel EndograftsAnn Vasc Surg. 2018 May; 49:309. e7-309. e15. . View in PubMed

Complications Associated with Lumbar Drain Placement for Endovascular Aortic Repair J Vasc Surg. 2020 Oct 11. . View in PubMed

Antegrade in situ fenestrated endovascular repair of a ruptured thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech. 2020 Sep; 6(3):416-421. . View in PubMed

The periumbilical incision for anterior lumbar interbody fusions J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech. 2020 Sep; 6(3):384-387. . View in PubMed

Functional ambulatory status as a potential adjunctive decision-making tool following wound, level of ischemia, and severity of foot infection assessment J Vasc Surg. 2020 Aug; 72(2):738-746. . View in PubMed

Periscope sandwich stenting as an alternative to open cervical revascularization of left subclavian artery during zone 2 thoracic endovascular aortic repair J Vasc Surg. 2020 Jul 01. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Sometimes an old dogma needs a new stent J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 07. . View in PubMed

Anatomic suitability for "off-the-shelf" thoracic single side-branched endograft in patients with type B aortic dissection J Vasc Surg. 2019 12; 70(6):1776-1781. . View in PubMed

Initial and intermediate-term treatment of the phantom thrombus (primary non-occlusive mural thrombus on normal arteries) Vasc Med. 2018 12; 23(6):549-554. . View in PubMed

Arterial shear stress reduces eph-b4 expression in adult human veins Yale J Biol Med. 2014 Sep; 87(3):359-71. . View in PubMed

Iatrogenic profunda femoris stenosis after superficial femoral artery stenting Am Surg. 2014 Jun; 80(6):E155-6. . View in PubMed

Clinical implications of the angiosome model in peripheral vascular disease J Vasc Surg. 2013 Sep; 58(3):814-26. . View in PubMed

Cell-based interventions for therapeutic angiogenesis: review of potential cell sources Vascular. 2012 Dec; 20(6):360-8. . View in PubMed

Age-related neointimal hyperplasia is associated with monocyte infiltration after balloon angioplasty J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012 Feb; 67(2):109-17. . View in PubMed

Pericardial patch angioplasty heals via an Ephrin-B2 and CD34 positive cell mediated mechanism PLoS One. 2012; 7(6):e38844. . View in PubMed

2011 Vascular Research Initiatives Conference: basic foundations of translational research in vascular disease Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2011 Jul; 9(7):845-8. . View in PubMed

Current usage and future directions for the bovine pericardial patch Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 May; 25(4):561-8. . View in PubMed

Basic data related to surgical infrainguinal revascularization procedures: a twenty year update Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Apr; 25(3):413-22. . View in PubMed

Eph-B4 prevents venous adaptive remodeling in the adult arterial environment J Exp Med. 2011 Mar 14; 208(3):561-75. . View in PubMed

Mechanisms of vein graft adaptation to the arterial circulation: insights into the neointimal algorithm and management strategies Circ J. 2010 Aug; 74(8):1501-12. . View in PubMed

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