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Warren J. Gasper, M.D.

Warren J. Gasper, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Surgery,
  • Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Chief, Vascular Surgery Section,
  • San Francisco VA Health Care System
  • Director, Vascular Integrated Physiology and
  • Experimental Therapeutics (ViperX)
  • Associate Director, Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency Program

Contact Information

Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
400 Parnassus Avenue, A-501
San Francisco, CA 94143-0957
Phone: (415) 353-2357
Fax: (415) 353-2669
Warren.Gasper@ucsf.edu
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  • 1995-99, Bowdoin College, A.B., Biochemistry and German
  • 1999-03, University of Maryland, M.D., Medicine
  • 2003-04, University of California, San Francisco, Intern, Surgery
  • 2004-05, University of California, San Francisco, Resident, Surgery
  • 2009-10, University of California, San Francisco, Chief Resident, Surgery
  • 2010-11, University of California, San Francisco, Fellow, Vascular Surgery Research
  • 2011-13, University of California, San Francisco, Fellow, Vascular Surgery
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Complex Limb Revascularization
  • Critical Limb Ischemia
  • Diabetic Vascular Disease
  • Dialysis Access
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Mesenteric Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Dr. Warren J. Gasper received his medical degree at the University of Maryland. He then completed a general surgery residency and vascular surgery fellowship at the University of California San Francisco. Following residency, he completed a one year research fellowship in vascular physiology and translational research at the University of California San Francisco.

  Award  
  Confired By    
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  • Lim/Thomas Excellence in Teaching Award
  • UCSF Department of Surgery Chief Residents
  • 2018
  • Excellence in Teaching Award
  • UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators
  • 2017
  • First place, Poster Competition
  • Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting
  • 2011
  • Dr. Gasper's clinical interests include diseases of the aorta and its major branches, aneurysms and peripheral artery disease. Dr Gasper's research has been focused on translational projects involving vascular physiology and venous remodeling after arteriovenous fistula and lower extremity bypass surgeries. He also been active in research involving pharmacologic therapies to reduce or prevent restenosis and has been involved in pre-clinical studies as well as clinical trials using a novel endovascular approach to deliver therapy to the artery adventitia.

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    • Transfusion Trigger after Operations in High Cardiac Risk Patients
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      Oct 2017
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      Feb 2022
      Co-local Site Investigator
    • Targeted Endovascular Treatment of Inflammation for Vascular Healing in Humans
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      Aug 2015
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      Apr 2020
      Co-Investigator
    • Imaging Substudy, part of "A Phase 2 Study for the Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Humacyte's Human Acellular Vessel for Use as a Vascular Prosthesis for Femoro-Popliteal Bypass in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease"
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      Jun 2016
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      Mar 2020
      Principal Investigator
    • Randomized, Multicenter, Controlled Trial to Compare Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia (BEST-CLI)
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      Dec 2014
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      Dec 2019
      Principal Investigator
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    MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 73
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    1. Caton MT, Narsinh KH, Baker A, Amans MR, Hetts SW, Rapp JH, Ianuzzi JC, Tseng E, Gasper WJ, Cooke DL. Eptifibatide bridging therapy for staged carotid artery stenting and cardiac surgery: Safety and feasibility. Vascular. 2022 Mar 26; 17085381221084813. View in PubMed
    2. Zettervall SL, Tenorio ER, Schanzer A, Oderich GS, Timaran CH, Schneider DB, Eagleton M, Farber MA, Gasper WJ, Beck AW, Sweet MP, U.S. Fenestrated and Branched Aortic Research Consortium. Secondary interventions after fenestrated/branched aneurysm repairs are common and nondetrimental to long-term survival. J Vasc Surg. 2021 Dec 23. View in PubMed
    3. Matthay ZA, Flanagan CP, Sanders K, Smith EJ, Lancaster EM, Gasper WJ, Kornblith LZ, Hiramoto JS, Conte MS, Iannuzzi JC. Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism after Vascular Surgery and Implications for Chemoprophylaxis Strategies. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2021 Oct 09. View in PubMed
    4. Bouchareychas L, Duong P, Phu TA, Alsop E, Meechoovet B, Reiman R, Ng M, Yamamoto R, Nakauchi H, Gasper WJ, Van Keuren-Jensen K, Raffai RL. High glucose macrophage exosomes enhance atherosclerosis by driving cellular proliferation & hematopoiesis. iScience. 2021 Aug 20; 24(8):102847. View in PubMed
    5. Ramirez JL, Lopez J, Sanders K, Schneider PA, Gasper WJ, Conte MS, Sosa JA, Iannuzzi JC. Understanding value and patient complexity among common inpatient vascular surgery procedures. J Vasc Surg. 2021 10; 74(4):1343-1353.e2. View in PubMed
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