Jeffrey A. Kalish, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery

Jeffrey Kalish
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion

Biography

Dr. Kalish is widely recognized for his clinical research in endovascular and open vascular interventions, which has significantly improved the quality and effectiveness of ultrasound-guided access during peripheral vascular intervention. As Director of Endovascular Surgery and Associate Chief Medical Information officer at BMC, he developed and led the hospital’s Inferior Vena Cava Filter Retrieval Taskforce and presented the results at national meetings. In 2014 Dr. Kalish won the Society for Vascular Surgery’s E.J. Wylie Traveling Fellowship for his leadership in improving care for the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing. He adopted advaces observed at visits to military centers to his civilian practice and formed a multi-disciplinary team (STRONG) to benefit amputee patients at BMC. Dr. Kalish has been an excellent teacher and mentor to medical and physician assistant students, residents and fellows in vascular surgery, as well as junior faculty, not only improving their surgical skills but also encouraging clinical research initiatives.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Vascular & Interventional, Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • New York University School of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 12/24/2018

    Cheng TW, Farber A, Eslami MH, Kalish JA, Jones DW, Rybin D, Siracuse JJ. Removal of infected arteriovenous grafts is morbid and many patients do not receive a new access within 1 year. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec 24. PMID: 30591289.

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  • Published on 12/4/2018

    Siracuse JJ, Farber A, Cheng TW, Raulli SJ, Jones DW, Kalish JA, Smeds MR, Rybin D, Schermerhorn ML. Common femoral artery antegrade and retrograde approaches have similar access site complications. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec 04. PMID: 30527937.

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  • Published on 11/27/2018

    Siracuse JJ, Farber A, James T, Cheng TW, Zuo Y, Kalish JA, Jones DW, Kalesan B. Readmissions after Firearm Injury Requiring Vascular Repair. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Nov 27. PMID: 30500659.

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  • Published on 11/1/2018

    Arinze N, Farber A, Sachs T, Patts G, Kalish J, Kuhnen A, Kasotakis G, Siracuse JJ. The effect of statin use and intensity on stroke and myocardial infarction after carotid endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Nov; 68(5):1398-1405. PMID: 29685507.

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  • Published on 9/11/2018

    Raulli SJ, Cheng TW, Farber A, Eslami MH, Kalish JA, Jones DW, Rybin DV, Nuhn M, Gautam A, Siracuse JJ. Intraoperative Heparin Use during Upper Extremity Arteriovenous Access Creation Does Not Affect Outcomes. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Sep 11. PMID: 30217706.

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  • Published on 5/18/2018

    Osteguin V, Cheng TW, Farber A, Eslami MH, Kalish JA, Jones DW, Rybin D, Raulli SJ, Siracuse JJ. Emergency Department Utilization after Lower Extremity Bypass for Critical Limb Ischemia. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019 Jan; 54:134-143. PMID: 29778609.

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  • Published on 4/13/2018

    Inagaki E, Farber A, Siracuse JJ, Mell MW, Rybin DV, Doros G, Kalish J. Routine Use of Ultrasound Guidance in Femoral Arterial Access for Peripheral Vascular Intervention Decreases Groin Hematoma Rates in High-Volume Surgeons. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Aug; 51:1-7. PMID: 29655812.

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  • Published on 4/12/2018

    Inagaki E, Farber A, Kalish JA, Eslami MH, Siracuse JJ, Eberhardt RT, Rybin DV, Doros G, Hamburg NM. Outcomes of Peripheral Vascular Interventions in Select Patients With Lower Extremity Acute Limb Ischemia. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Apr 12; 7(8). PMID: 29650705.

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  • Published on 3/27/2018

    Van Orden K, Farber A, Schermerhorn ML, Goodney PP, Kalish JA, Jones DW, Rybin D, Siracuse JJ. Local anesthesia for percutaneous endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair is associated with fewer pulmonary complications. J Vasc Surg. 2018 10; 68(4):1023-1029.e2. PMID: 29602472.

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  • Published on 3/2/2018

    Kalesan B, Cheng TW, Farber A, Zuo Y, Kalish JA, Jones DW, Siracuse JJ. Readmissions after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. J Vasc Surg. 2018 08; 68(2):372-382.e3. PMID: 29506946.

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