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James C. Iannuzzi, M.D., MPH

James C. Iannuzzi, M.D., MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

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
[email protected]
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2001-2005, University of Michigan, B.A. Philosophy

2005-2009, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai, Doctorate of Medicine

2011-2013, University of Rochester, Master of Public Health

  • 2009-2011, 2013-2015 University of Rochester Medical Center, General Surgery Resident
  • 2015-2016, University of Rochester Medical Center, Administrative Chief Resident
  • 2011-2013, University of Rochester Medical Center, Surgical Health Outcomes and Research Enterprise, Research Fellow
  • 2016-2018, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Clinical and Research Fellow in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Clinical Effectiveness Research
  • Outcomes Research
  • Population Health
  • Predictive Analytics

James C. Iannuzzi, M.D., MPH is a vascular surgeon in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at UCSF. Dr. Iannuzzi earned his MD at Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai, and thereafter completed a general surgery residency at University of Rochester Medical Center where he also earned an MPH. His thesis was on the pleiotropic effects of statins on perioperative outcomes.

Dr. Iannuzzi was the inaugural research fellow at the Surgical Health Outcomes and Research Enterprise at University of Rochester. In 2018, Dr. Iannuzzi completed a clinical and research fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. 

Dr. Iannuzzi has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in leading journals spanning multiple areas of surgery. 

  Confired By    
  • Poster Competition Finalist: Lower Extremity Bypass Non-Home Discharge Risk Score
  • Society of Vascular Surgeons
  • 2018
  • Best Poster- Predicting Readmission After Colorectal Surgery: A Point-Based Score
  • American Society of Colon & Rectum Surgeons
  • 2014
  • Strengthening Professionals in Comparative Effectiveness (SPICE): Work-Force Development
  • ARRA/NIH funded training program
  • 2012
  • Dr. Iannuzzi research focus includes clinical outcomes research in vascular surgery, and the use of predictive analytics to identify and intervene in potentially high-risk vascular surgery patients.

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    1. Dong H, Leach JR, Kao E, Zhou A, Chitiboi T, Zhu C, Ballweber M, Jiang F, Lee YJ, Iannuzzi J, Gasper W, Saloner D, Hope MD, Mitsouras D. Measurement of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Strain Using MR Deformable Image Registration: Accuracy and Relationship to Recent Aneurysm Progression. Invest Radiol. 2023 Oct 19. View in PubMed
    2. Ramirez JL, Sung E, Jaramillo E, Gasper WJ, Conte MS, Boitano L, Iannuzzi JC. Development and Validation of a Novel Preoperative Risk Score to Identify Patients at Risk for Non-Home Discharge After Elective Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR). Ann Vasc Surg. 2023 Oct 16. View in PubMed
    3. Ramirez JL, Matthay ZA, Lancaster E, Smith EJT, Gasper WJ, Zarkowsky DS, Doyle AJ, Patel VI, Schanzer A, Conte MS, Iannuzzi JC. Decreasing prevalence of centers meeting the Society for Vascular Surgery abdominal aortic aneurysm guidelines in the United States. J Vasc Surg. 2023 Sep 27. View in PubMed
    4. Geiger JT, Fleming F, Iannuzzi JC, Stoner M, Doyle A. Guideline Compliant Minimum Asymptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Surgeon and Hospital Volume Cutoffs. Ann Vasc Surg. 2023 Nov; 97:129-138. View in PubMed
    5. Ramirez JL, Govsyeyev N, Sorber R, Iannuzzi JC, Schanzer AS, Hicks CW, Malas MB, Zarkowsky DS. Proximal Instructions for Use Violations in Elective Endovascular Aneurysm Repair in the Vascular Quality Initiative: Retrospective Analysis. J Am Coll Surg. 2023 10 01; 237(4):633-643. View in PubMed
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