George Meier

George H Meier

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

Medical Sciences Building

COM Surgery Vascular - 0513

Medical Sciences Building
Room 2563
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267

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

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, ,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Research and Practice Interests

Management of Diabetic Vascular Disease, Wound Healing, Stroke Prevention

Contact Information

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