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George Meier, MD

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

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: Rice University
  • Medical Degree: Emory University School of Medicine
  • General Surgery Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship in General Vascular Surgery: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Postdoctoral Training in General, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery: Massachusetts General Hospital

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Board Certified Diplomate American Board of Surgery, 1986
  • Certification in General Vascular Surgery American Board of Surgery, 1988
  • Certification in Surgical Critical Care American Board of Surgery, 1990
  • Medical License State of Ohio, 2007
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • Room 2563
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-5367
  • Email george.meier@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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; 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 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

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

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

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; 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; 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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-

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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