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David C. Brewster, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
(617) 726-3567 p
(617) 726-8230 f
dcbrewster@partners.org

Clinical Background:
M.D. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
Residency:
Massachusetts General Hospital 1967-1969; 1971-1976
Fellowship:
Southhampton, England 1973
Board Certification:
General Surgery 1975
Vascular Surgery 1983; 1992; 2003

Clinical Interests:
Endovascular repair abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, endovascular treatment of vascular disease, carotid endarterectomy, bypass surgery for aortoiliac and femoropopliteal occlusive disease, renal artery disease.

Research:
Dr. Brewster is the author of more than 250 papers and book chapters. Dr. Brewster has spearheaded the stent graft program at the MGH and is internationally recognized for his contributions in this area.

Recent Publications:
Brewster DC. Presidential Address: What would you do if it were your father: Reflections on endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2001; 33:1139-47.

Brewster DC. Do current results of endovascular AAA repair justify more widespread use? Surgery. 2002; 131:363-7.

Dattilo JB, Brewster DC, Fan C-M, Geller SC, Cambria RP, LaMuraglia GM, et al. Clinical failures of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: Incidence, courses, and management. J Vasc Surg. 2002; 35:1137-44.

Matsumura JS, Brewster DC, Makaroun MS, Naftel D, for the Excluder Bifurcated Endoprosthesis Investigators. A Multicenter controlled clinical trial of open versus endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg 2003; 37:262-71.
Brewster DC, Cronenwett JL, Hallett JW Jr., Johnston KW, Krupski WC, Matsumura JS. Guidelines for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Report of a subcommittee of the Joint Council of the American Association for Vascular Surgery and Society for Vascular Surgery. J Vasc Surg 2003; 37:1106-17.

 

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