George Meier

George H Meier , MD

Professor of Surgery; Chief, Section of Vascular Surgery; Director of Vascular Services, UC Medical Center

Medical Sciences Building
Room 2563
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-5367
Email george.meier@uc.edu

Education

Bachelor's Degree: Rice University 1976 (Biochemistry)

Medical Degree: Emory University School of Medicine 1980

General Surgery Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital 1985

Fellowship in General Vascular Surgery: Massachusetts General Hospital 1986

Postdoctoral Training in General, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery: Massachusetts General Hospital 1987

Certifications

American Board of Surgery (General Vascular Surgery) (Certification Date: 05-16-1988 ) - (Recertification Date: to 10-04-2018 )

American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care) (Certification Date: 10-26-1990 ) - (Recertification Date: to 10-01-2009 )

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 10-30-1986 ) - (Recertification Date: to 10-29-2018 )

Clinical Interests

Critical Care Surgery

Vascular Surgery

Research and Practice Interests

Management of Diabetic Vascular Disease, Wound Healing, Stroke Prevention

Research Support

Grant: #R34AG028684-TESTS Investigators:Meier, George 08-01-2007 -07-31-2009 National Institute on Aging Doxycycline Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Planning Role:PI $2,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #36-5360-2141-001 / R01AG037120 Investigators:Meier, George 08-15-2012 -07-31-2013 National Institute on Aging Non-Invasive Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Clinical Trial (N-TA3CT) Role:PI $64,880.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #TAG Brace CSA 04-14-2015 -04-13-2016 Ohio Development Services Agency A randomized, prospective evaluation of the Toad Anti-Gravity Brace for use with plantar ulcer off-loading and healing Role:PI $42,429.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Bath, Jonathan; Leite, Jose O; Rahimi, Maham; Giglia, Joseph; Jain, Amit; Shelton, Kyla; Meier, George H (2017. ) Contemporary outcomes for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms using endovascular balloon control for hypotension.Journal of vascular surgery, , More Information

Brown, Scott C; Wang, Kefeng; Dong, Chuanhui; Farrell, Mary Beth; Heller, Gary V; Gornik, Heather L; Hutchisson, Marge; Needleman, Laurence; Benenati, James F; Jaff, Michael R; Meier, George H; Perese, Susana; Bendick, Phillip; Hamburg, Naomi M; Lohr, Joann M; LaPerna, Lucy; Leers, Steven A; Lilly, Michael P; Tegeler, Charles; Katanick, Sandra L; Alexandrov, Andrei V; Siddiqui, Adnan H; Rundek, Tatjana (2016. ) Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Accreditation Status of Outpatient Cerebrovascular Testing Facilities Among Medicare Beneficiaries: The VALUE Study.Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, , 35 (9 ) ,1957-65 More Information

Rundek, Tatjana; Brown, Scott C; Wang, Kefeng; Dong, Chuanhui; Farrell, Mary Beth; Heller, Gary V; Gornik, Heather L; Hutchisson, Marge; Needleman, Laurence; Benenati, James F; Jaff, Michael R; Meier, George H; Perese, Susana; Bendick, Phillip; Hamburg, Naomi M; Lohr, Joann M; LaPerna, Lucy; Leers, Steven A; Lilly, Michael P; Tegeler, Charles; Alexandrov, Andrei V; Katanick, Sandra L (2014. ) Accreditation status and geographic location of outpatient vascular testing facilities among Medicare beneficiaries: the VALUE (Vascular Accreditation, Location & Utilization Evaluation) study.Vascular medicine (London, England), , 19 (5 ) ,376-84 More Information

Schmieder, Gregory C; Richardson, Albert I; Scott, Eric C; Stokes, Gordon K; Meier, George H; Panneton, Jean M (2010. ) Outcomes of reinterventions after subintimal angioplasty.Journal of vascular surgery, , 52 (2 ) ,375-82 More Information

Meier, George H (2008. ) Current literature for evidence-based infrainguinal endovascular treatment.Seminars in vascular surgery, , 21 (4 ) ,210-6 More Information

Meier, George H (2008. ) Introduction: an update on treatement of lower extremity arterial occlusive disease with the advent of endovascular options.Seminars in vascular surgery, , 21 (4 ) ,165-6 More Information

El Sayed, Hosam F; Meier, George H; Mendoza, Bernardo; Sprouse, L Richard; Parent, F Noel; Panneton, Jean M Aneurysm regression after endovascular aneurysm repair: what should we expect?.Vascular and endovascular surgery, , 42 (6 ) ,545-50 More Information

Schmieder, Gregory C; Richardson, Albert I; Scott, Eric C; Stokes, Gordon K; Meier, George H; Panneton, Jean M (2008. ) Selective stenting in subintimal angioplasty: analysis of primary stent outcomes.Journal of vascular surgery, , 48 (5 ) ,1175-80; discussion More Information

Scott, Eric C; Biuckians, Andre; Light, Ryan E; Burgess, Jessica; Meier, George H; Panneton, Jean M (2008. ) Subintimal angioplasty: Our experience in the treatment of 506 infrainguinal arterial occlusions.Journal of vascular surgery, , 48 (4 ) ,878-84 More Information

Biuckians, Andre; Scott, Eric C; Meier, George H; Panneton, Jean M; Glickman, Marc H (2008. ) The natural history of autologous fistulas as first-time dialysis access in the KDOQI era.Journal of vascular surgery, , 47 (2 ) ,415-21; discussion 4 More Information

Meier, George H (2007. ) Commentary: quality improvement in symptoms, functioning, and quality of life after peripheral endovascular revascularization. Safley DM, House JA, Laster SB, Daniel WC, Spertus JA, Marso SP. Circulation. 2007;115:550-552.Perspectives in vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, , 19 (4 ) ,417-9 More Information

Scott, Eric C; Biuckians, Andre; Light, Ryan E; Scibelli, Christopher D; Milner, Timothy P; Meier, George H; Panneton, Jean M (2007. ) Subintimal angioplasty for the treatment of claudication and critical limb ischemia: 3-year results.Journal of vascular surgery, , 46 (5 ) ,959-64 More Information

Meier, George H (2007. ) Commentary on "New techniques and developments to treat long infrainguinal arterial occlusions: use of reentry devices, subintimal angioplasty, and endografts.Perspectives in vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, , 19 (3 ) ,291-2 More Information

Biuckians, Andre; Meier, George H Treatment of symptomatic lower extremity acute deep venous thrombosis: role of mechanical thrombectomy.Vascular, , 15 (5 ) ,297-303 More Information

Meier, G H (2006. ) Is above knee bypass defunct? .The Journal of cardiovascular surgery, , 47 (4 ) ,379-83

El Sayed, Hosam F; Mendoza, Bernardo; Meier, George H; LeSar, Christopher J; DeMasi, Richard J; Glickman, Marc H; Gregory, Roger T; Parent, F Noel; Marcinczyk, Michael J; Gayle, Robert G Utility of basilic vein transposition for dialysis access.Vascular, , 13 (5 ) ,268-74 More Information

Sprouse, L Richard; Meier, George H; Parent, F Noel; Demasi, Richard J; Lesar, Christopher J; Nelms, Courtney; Carter, Kathleen; Marcinczyk, Michael J; Gayle, Robert G; Mendoza, Bernardo Are we undertreating carotid stenoses diagnosed by ultrasound alone?.Vascular and endovascular surgery, , 39 (2 ) ,143-51 More Information

Sprouse, L Richard; Meier, George H; Parent, F Noel; DeMasi, Richard J; Stokes, Gordon K; LeSar, Christopher J; Marcinczyk, Michael J; Mendoza, Bernardo (2004. ) Is three-dimensional computed tomography reconstruction justified before endovascular aortic aneurysm repair?.Journal of vascular surgery, , 40 (3 ) ,443-7 More Information

Sprouse, L R; Meier, G H; Parent, F N; DeMasi, R J; Glickman, M H; Barber, G A (2004. ) Is ultrasound more accurate than axial computed tomography for determination of maximal abdominal aortic aneurysm diameter?.European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery, , 28 (1 ) ,28-35 More Information

Sprouse, L Richard; Lesar, Christopher J; Meier, George H; Parent, F Noel; Demasi, Richard J; Gayle, Robert G; Marcinzyck, Michael J; Glickman, Marc H; Shah, Raseh M; McEnroe, C Scott; Fogle, Martin A; Stokes, Gordon K; Colonna, John O (2004. ) Percutaneous treatment of symptomatic central venous stenosis [corrected].Journal of vascular surgery, , 39 (3 ) ,578-82 More Information

Sprouse, L Richard; Meier, George H; Lesar, Christopher J; Demasi, Richard J; Sood, Jaideep; Parent, F Noel; Marcinzyck, Michael J; Gayle, Robert G (2003. ) Comparison of abdominal aortic aneurysm diameter measurements obtained with ultrasound and computed tomography: Is there a difference? .Journal of vascular surgery, , 38 (3 ) ,466-71; discussion 4

LeSar, Christopher J; Meier, George H; DeMasi, Richard J; Sood, Jaideep; Nelms, Courtney R; Carter, Kathleen A; Gayle, Robert G; Parent, F Noel; Marcinczyk, Michael J (2002. ) The utility of color duplex ultrasonography in the diagnosis of temporal arteritis.Journal of vascular surgery, , 36 (6 ) ,1154-60 More Information

Veith, Frank J; Baum, Richard A; Ohki, Takao; Amor, Max; Adiseshiah, Mohan; Blankensteijn, Jan D; Buth, Jacob; Chuter, Timothy A M; Fairman, Ronald M; Gilling-Smith, Geoffrey; Harris, Peter L; Hodgson, Kim J; Hopkinson, Brian R; Ivancev, Krassi; Katzen, Barry T; Lawrence-Brown, Michael; Meier, George H; Malina, Martin; Makaroun, Michel S; Parodi, Juan C; Richter, Götz M; Rubin, Geoffrey D; Stelter, Wolf J; White, Geoffrey H; White, Rodney A; Wisselink, Willem; Zarins, Christopher K (2002. ) Nature and significance of endoleaks and endotension: summary of opinions expressed at an international conference. Journal of vascular surgery, , 35 (5 ) ,1029-35

Parent, F Noel; Godziachvili, Vasso; Meier, George H; Parker, Frank M; Carter, Kathleen; Gayle, Robert G; Demasi, Richard J; Gregory, Roger T (2002. ) Endograft limb occlusion and stenosis after ANCURE endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair. Journal of vascular surgery, , 35 (4 ) ,686-90

Parent, F Noel; Meier, George H; Godziachvili, Vasso; LeSar, Christopher J; Parker, Frank M; Carter, Kathleen A; Gayle, Robert G; DeMasi, Richard J; Marcinczyk, Michael J; Gregory, Roger T (2002. ) The incidence and natural history of type I and II endoleak: a 5-year follow-up assessment with color duplex ultrasound scan. Journal of vascular surgery, , 35 (3 ) ,474-81

Meier, G H; Parker, F M; Godziachvili, V; Demasi, R J; Parent, F N; Gayle, R G (2001. ) Endotension after endovascular aneurysm repair: the Ancure experience.Journal of vascular surgery, , 34 (3 ) ,421-6; discussion 42 More Information

Gagne, P J; Martinez, J; DeMassi, R; Gregory, R; Parent, F N; Gayle, R; Meier, G H; Philput, C (2000. ) The effect of a venous anastomosis Tyrell vein collar on the primary patency of arteriovenous grafts in patients undergoing hemodialysis.Journal of vascular surgery, , 32 (6 ) ,1149-54 More Information

Goff, C D; Sato, D T; Bloch, P H; DeMasi, R J; Gregory, R T; Gayle, R G; Parent, F N; Meier, G H; Wheeler, J R (2000. ) Steal syndrome complicating hemodialysis access procedures: can it be predicted? .Annals of vascular surgery, , 14 (2 ) ,138-44

Sato, D T; Robinson, K D; Gregory, R T; Gayle, R G; Parent, F N; DeMasi, R J; Meier, G H; Sorrell, K A; Goff, C D; Weireter, L J; Riblet, J L (1999. ) Duplex directed caval filter insertion in multi-trauma and critically ill patients.Annals of vascular surgery, , 13 (4 ) ,365-71 More Information

Sato, D T; Goff, C D; Gregory, R T; Walter, B F; Gayle, R G; Parent, F N; DeMasi, R J; Meier, G H; Wheeler, J R (1999. ) Subfascial perforator vein ablation: comparison of open versus endoscopic techniques.Journal of endovascular surgery : the official journal of the International Society for Endovascular Surgery, , 6 (2 ) ,147-54 More Information

Sato, D T; Goff, C D; Gregory, R T; Robinson, K D; Carter, K A; Herts, B R; Vilsack, H B; Gayle, R G; Parent, F N; DeMasi, R J; Meier, G H (1998. ) Endoleak after aortic stent graft repair: diagnosis by color duplex ultrasound scan versus computed tomography scan. Journal of vascular surgery, , 28 (4 ) ,657-63

Goff, C D; Parent, F N; Sato, D T; Robinson, K D; Gregory, R T; Gayle, R G; Demasi, R J; Meier, G H; Reid, J W; Wheeler, J R (1998. ) A comparison of surgery for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome between laborers and nonlaborers. American journal of surgery, , 176 (2 ) ,215-8

Powell, R J; Roddy, S P; Meier, G H; Gusberg, R J; Conte, M S; Sumpio, B E (1997. ) Effect of renal insufficiency on outcome following infrarenal aortic surgery. American journal of surgery, , 174 (2 ) ,126-30

Meier, G H; Pollak, J S; Rosenblatt, M; Dickey, K W; Gusberg, R J (1996. ) Initial experience with venous stents in exertional axillary-subclavian vein thrombosis. Journal of vascular surgery, , 24 (6 ) ,974-81; discussion 9

Huot, S J; Scoutt, L M; Meier, G H Medical Grand Rounds: refractory hypertension and renal insufficiency in a patient with renal artery stenosis. The Yale journal of biology and medicine, , 69 (5 ) ,445-60

Arora, S; Meier, G H; Pedersen, H; Brophy, C; Lacey, K; Gusberg, R J (1995. ) Non-invasive impedance analysis: a new non-invasive test for graft surveillance. Cardiovascular surgery (London, England), , 3 (6 ) ,659-64

Dickey, K W; Pollak, J S; Meier, G H; Denny, D F; White, R I Management of large high-flow arteriovenous malformations of the shoulder and upper extremity with transcatheter embolotherapy. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR, , 6 (5 ) ,765-73

Lacey, K O; Meier, G H; Krumholz, H M; Gusberg, R J (1995. ) Outcomes after major vascular surgery: the patients' perspective. Journal of vascular nursing : official publication of the Society for Peripheral Vascular Nursing, , 13 (1 ) ,8-13

Gusberg, R J; Peterec, S M; Sumpio, B E; Meier, G H (1994. ) Splenomegaly and variceal bleeding--hemodynamic basis and treatment implications. Hepato-gastroenterology, , 41 (6 ) ,573-7

McCauley, T R; Monib, A; Dickey, K W; Clemett, J; Meier, G H; Egglin, T K; Gusberg, R J; Rosenblatt, M; Pollak, J S (1994. ) Peripheral vascular occlusive disease: accuracy and reliability of time-of-flight MR angiography.Radiology, , 192 (2 ) ,351-7 More Information

Gollin, G; Ward, B; Meier, G H; Sumpio, B E; Gusberg, R J (1994. ) Central splanchnic venous thrombosis. Often unsuspected, usually uncomplicated. Journal of clinical gastroenterology, , 18 (2 ) ,109-13

Arora, S; Lam, D J; Kennedy, C; Meier, G H; Gusberg, R J; Negus, D (1993. ) Light reflection rheography: a simple noninvasive screening test for deep vein thrombosis. Journal of vascular surgery, , 18 (5 ) ,767-72

Meier, G H; Sumpio, B; Setaro, J F; Black, H R; Gusberg, R J (1993. ) Captopril renal scintigraphy: a new standard for predicting outcome after renal revascularization. Journal of vascular surgery, , 17 (2 ) ,280-5; discussion 28

Setaro, J F; Saddler, M C; Chen, C C; Hoffer, P B; Roer, D A; Markowitz, D M; Meier, G H; Gusberg, R J; Black, H R (1991. ) Simplified captopril renography in diagnosis and treatment of renal artery stenosis. Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979), , 18 (3 ) ,289-98

Meier, G H; Sumpio, B; Black, H R; Gusberg, R J (1990. ) Captopril renal scintigraphy--an advance in the detection and treatment of renovascular hypertension. Journal of vascular surgery, , 11 (6 ) ,770-6; discussion 77

Leach, S D; Meier, G H; Gusberg, R J (1989. ) Endoscopic sclerotherapy: a risk factor for splanchnic venous thrombosis. Journal of vascular surgery, , 10 (1 ) ,9-12; discussion 12-

Brewster, D C; Meier, G H; Darling, R C; Moncure, A C; LaMuraglia, G M; Abbott, W M (1987. ) Reoperation for aortofemoral graft limb occlusion: optimal methods and long-term results. Journal of vascular surgery, , 5 (2 ) ,363-74

Abbott, W M; Meier, G H (1987. ) Extending the limits of limb salvage.Annual review of medicine, , 38 ,341-50 More Information

Wood, W; Meier, G H; Clements, J L; Symbas, P N (1981. ) Function of fundoplicated esophageal segment in above and below the diaphragm positions. The Journal of surgical research, , 31 (2 ) ,124-7

Meier, G H; Wood, W J; Symbas, P N (1979. ) Systemic air embolization from penetrating lung injury. The Annals of thoracic surgery, , 27 (2 ) ,161-8

Meier, G H; Symbas, P N (1978. ) Systemic air embolization: factors involved in its production following penetrating lung injury. The American surgeon, , 44 (12 ) ,765-71

Post Graduate Training and Education

1980-1981 Surgical Intern, Massachusetts General Hospital, , Boston, Massachusetts

1981-1985 Residency in General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, , Boston, Massachusetts

1985-1986 Fellowship in General Vascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, , Boston, Massachusetts

1986-1987 Postdoctoral Training in General, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, , Boston, Massachusetts

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
Room 2563
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-5367
george.meier@uc.edu