Bruce L. Gewertz, MD

H & S Nichols Distinguished Chair in Surgery

Chair, Department of Surgery

Vice President, Interventional Services

Vice Dean, Academic Affairs

Professor, Surgery

Surgeon-In-Chief

Bruce L. Gewertz, MD

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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

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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  • Jobst Award for Peripheral Vascular Research, Sept. 1975
  • Coller Award, American College of Surgeons, Apr-75
  • 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
  • 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.

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