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Catherine Wittgen, MD, Vascular Surgery, Saint Louis, MO, Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System

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Vascular Surgery Saint Louis, MO

Professor, Surgery, St Louis University School of Medicine

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  • Office

    SLUCare Center for Specialized Medicine
    1225 South Grand - 2L - Door 1
    Saint Louis, MO 63104
    Phone(314) 977-4440
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Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalFellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1995 - 1996
  • University of Minnesota
    University of MinnesotaFellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1994 - 1995
  • St Louis University School of Medicine
    St Louis University School of MedicineResidency, General Surgery, 1989 - 1994
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Saint Louis University School of MedicineClass of 1989
  • Saint Louis University
    Saint Louis UniversityB.A., Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude and with Honors, 1981 - 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2001 - 2002
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 1998 - 2022
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1994 - 1999
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Vascular Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Physician Mentor Award AMA Women Physicians, 2009
  • Patient's Choice Award MDX Medical Inc, 2009
  • Patient's Choice Award 2008
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Anterior Approach to Spinal Fracture in a Pregnant Patient.  
    Lenarz, C, Place H, Wittgen C, Journal of Orthopedic Surgery, 7/1/2009
  • Risk Factors for Infections Complications with Percutaneous Vascular Closure Devices.  
    Franco J, Motaganahalli R, Habeeb M, Wittgen C, Peterson G, Vascular, 1/1/2009
  • Management of Radiation Induced Arterial Necrosis.  
    Ewings E, Paletta C, Wittgen C, Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 4/1/2008
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Strategies to Improve Compliance with Thromboembolic Prophylaxis in an Academic Medical Center.
    Howe, J and Wittgen C, Midwest Vascular Surgical Society, Chicago, IL, 9/6/2013
  • Popliteal Artery Injury in Knee Dislocations sustained by Obese Patients.
    Jamaluddin N, Lees K and Wittgen C, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL, 10/1/2012
  • Efficacy of replacement guidelines for intravenous phosphates in a surgical ICU.
    Martinson KA, Johnson SV, Solberg CL, Wittgen CM, Society of Critical Care Medicine Scientific Session, Orlando, FL, 2/11/2000
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Lectures

  • Perioperaive Evaluation of the Patient with Peripheral Vascular Disease. 
    Seapines, Hilton Head, SC - 8/1/2013
  • Management of Lymphedema and Venous Stasis. 
    Seapines, Hilton Head, SC - 8/1/2013
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease 
    Seapines, Hilton Head, SC - 7/30/2013
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Other

  • Use of Cryopreserved Aortoiliac Allograft (CAA) for Aortic Reconstruction in the United States 
    Harlander-Locke, MP et al, Vascular Web
    6/1/2013
  • Surgical Critical Care, Peripheral Vascular Surgery, Ethics. SESAP 15 
    Wittgen CM, Audio Tape Distributed by the American College of Surgeons
    10/1/2012
  • Surgical Critical Care, Peripheral Vascular Surgery, Ethics. SESAP 14 
    Wittgen CM, Audio Tape Distributed by the American College of Surgeons
    10/1/2010
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