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Bruce L. Gewertz, MD

H & S Nichols Distinguished Chair in Surgery

Chair, Department of Surgery

Vice President, Interventional Services

Vice Dean, Academic Affairs

Director, Division of Vascular Surgery

Professor, Surgery

Surgeon-In-Chief

Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, Suite 3600
127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

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Bruce L. Gewertz, MD

H & S Nichols Distinguished Chair in Surgery

Chair, Department of Surgery

Vice President, Interventional Services

Vice Dean, Academic Affairs

Director, Division of Vascular Surgery

Professor, Surgery

Surgeon-In-Chief

  • Vascular Surgery

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Carotid Artery Diseases

The research of Bruce L. Gewertz, MD, focuses on human factors in delivery of health care and the distribution of surgical service. His clinical interests include cerebrovascular disease, especially intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring and outcome analysis, aortic aneurysmal disease, and mesenteric ischemic syndromes.

  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, 1972
  • Residency: University of Michigan Hospitals, 1977

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  • America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly, 2001-18
  • Who's Who in the World, 2000-18
  • Presidential Citation for Exemplary Service, Society for Vascular Surgery, 2014
  • Distinguished Alumni Fellow, Pennsylvania State University, 2009
  • Inaugural LDH Wood Distinguished Educator Career Achievement Award, University of Chicago, 2006
  • Outstanding Alumnus, Pennsylvania State University, 2003
  • Teaching Scholar, American Heart Association, 1980-83
  • Jobst Award for Peripheral Vascular Research, Sept. 1975
  • Coller Award, American College of Surgeons, April 1975
  • Hobart Amory Hare Honor Medical Society, Jefferson Medical School, 1971

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  • Ali MH, Schlidt SA, Chandel NS, Hynes KL, Schumacker PT, Gewertz BL. Endothelial permeability and IL-6 production during hypoxia: role of ROS in signal transduction. Am J Physiol. 1999;277(5 Pt 1):L1057-1065.
  • Ali MH, Schlidt SA, Hynes KL, Marcus BC, Gewertz BL. Prolonged hypoxia alters endothelial barrier function. Surgery. 1998;124(3):491-497.
  • Marcus BC, Hynes KL, Gewertz BL. Loss of endothelial barrier function requires neutrophil adhesion. Surgery. 1997;122(2):420-426; discussion 426-427.
  • Pearlstein DP, Ali MH, Mungai PT, Hynes KL, Gewertz BL, Schumacker PT. Role of mitochondrial oxidant generation in endothelial cell responses to hypoxia. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2002;22(4):566-573.
  • Seal JB, Gewertz BL: Vascular dysfunction in ischemia-reperfusion injury. Annals of vascular surgery. 2005;19(4):572-584.
  • Wyble CW, Hynes KL, Kuchibhotla J, Marcus BC, Hallahan D, Gewertz BL. TNF-alpha and IL-1 upregulate membrane-bound and soluble E-selectin through a common pathway. J Surg Res. 1997;73(2):107-112.

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