Patrick Vaccaro, MD, Vascular Surgery, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center


Vascular Surgery Columbus, OH

Luther M. Keith Professor of Surgery Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery Ohio State

Overview of Dr. Vaccaro

Dr. Patrick Vaccaro is a vascular surgeon in Columbus, OH and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Nationwide Children's Hospital, and James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice 42 years. Dr. Vaccaro accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and one of 4 doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital who specialize in Vascular Surgery.

Education & Training

  • The Ohio State University Fisher Business SchoolMBA, Business, 2011 - 2013
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Cardiovascular Surgery, 1980 - 1981
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Ohio State University HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1979
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    University of Cincinnati College of MedicineClass of 1975
  • Yale University
    Yale UniversityBS, 1971

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1976 - 2021
  • American Board of Surgery Vascular Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013
  • Distinguished Educator Award (OSU) 2000
  • Department of Surgery Resident Teaching Award 1987
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Lacerations of meatcutters.  
    Vaccaro PS, Martin EW, Morse T, Rev Surg, Jan-Feb 1977; 34(1):72-7
  • Successful simultaneous renal transplantation and abdominal aortic aneurysmectomy.  
    Cerilli JE, Evans WE, Vaccaro PS, Arch Surg, Oct 1977;112(10):1128-1129
  • Intrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm: Factors influencing survival after operation performed over a 25-year period.  
    Crawford ES, Saleh SA, Babb JW III, Glaeser DH, Vaccaro PS, Silvers A, Ann Surg, Jun 1981; 193(6):669-709
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Differential wound healing ability between human endothelial cells from umbilical and saphenous veins.
    Stephens RE, Joseph LB, Vaccaro PS, Newman HAI, FASEB
  • Recurrent hypersplenism in-patient with patent distal splenorenal shunt.
    Garner WL, Vaccaro PS, Ohio Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Growth of human saphenous vein derived endothelial cells on microcarrier beads.
    Stephens RE, Joseph LB, Vaccaro PS, 36th Annual Meeting of the Tissue Culture Association, New Orleans, Louisiana
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  • Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease. 
    Madison County Hospital, Medical Staff Meeting. London, Ohio
  • Carotid Stenting. 
    Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. 
    Ohio State University, Surgery Grand Rounds. Columbus, Ohio
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Press Mentions

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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Anthem Blue Access PPO
    Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS California PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Cofinity PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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