Jeffrey Jim

Jeffrey Jim, MD, MPHS, FACS

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Program Director for Vascular Surgery Training Programs

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha, University of California-Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, 2003.

Graduate School

Master of Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1997-1999.

Masters of Population Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2010-2013

Post Doctoral Education

General Surgery Residency, Department of Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2003-2008.

Fellow, Section of Vascular Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2008-2010.

Board Certifications

General Surgery
Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interests

Dr. Jim is a vascular specialist who treats all aspects of endovascular and open vascular surgery.

His areas of clinical interest and expertise include treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic (aneurysm and dissection) diseases, carotid artery stenosis, peripheral arterial occlusive disease and minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins.

His research focus is in improving clinical outcomes and evaluating the comparative effectiveness of endovascular and open vascular interventions.

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart and Vascular Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite A, Floor 8
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-7145

Washington University - Rolla
1050 West 10th Street, Suite 500
Rolla, MO 65401
(314) 362-7145

Barnes West County
1040 North Mason Rood
Professional Building 1
Suite 124
St. Louis, MO 63141

Selected Publications

  1. Jim J, Caputo FJ, Sanchez LA. Intentional coverage of the celiac artery during thoracic endovascular aortic repair. J Vasc Surg 2013;58:270-5. Epub 2013 May 24. (PMID 23711693)
  2. Jim J, Rubin BG, Ricotta JJ 2nd, Kenwood CT, Siami FS, Sicard GA; SVS Outcomes Committee. Society for Vascular Surgery (VS) Vascular Registry evaluation of comparative effectiveness of carotid revascularization procedures stratified by Medicare-age. J Vasc Surg 2012;55:1394-1400. Epub 2012 Mar 28. (PMID 22459755)
  3. Jim J, Owens PL, Sanchez LA, Rubin BG. Population-based analysis of inpatient vascular procedures and predicting future workload and implications for training. J Vasc Surg 2012;55:1313-21. Epub 2012 Jan 14. (PMID 22248530)
  4. Jim J, Rubin BG, Geraghty PJ, Money SR, Sanchez L.: Midterm outcomes of the Zenith Renu AAA Ancillary Graft. J Vasc Surg 2011;54:307-15.e1. Epub 2011 Mar 2.  (PMID 21367566)
  5. Jim J, Moon MR, Rubin BG, Sicard GA, Sanchez LA. Hybrid repair of distal aortic arch aneurysms: Endovascular elephant trunk completion. Ann Vasc Surg 2011;25:598-604. Epub 2010 Dec 4 (PMID 21131174)
  6. Jim J, Rubin BG, Landis GS, Kenwood CT, Siami FS, Sicard GA. Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Registry evaluation of stent cell design on carotid artery stenting outcomes. J Vasc Surg 2011;54:71-9. Epub 2011 Mar 31. (PMID 21458198)
  7. Jim J, Rubin BG, Geraghty PJ, Criado FJ, Sanchez LA. Outcome of endovascular repair of small and large abdominal aortic aneurysms. Ann Vasc Surg 2011;25:306-14. (PMID 21396566)
  8. Jim J, Sanchez LA, Geraghty PJ. Endovascular repair of an intraoperative thoracic aortic injury during all-posterior vertebral column resection surgery. Ann Vasc Surg 2011;25:132.e1-6. Epub 2010 Aug 30 (PMID 20800435)
  9. Jim J, Rubin BG, Geraghty PJ, Criado FJ, Fajardo A, Sanchez LA. A 5-Year comparison of EVAR for large and small aortic necks. J Endovasc Ther 2010;17(5):575-84. (PMID 20939711)
  10. Sanchez LA, Rubin BG, Criado FJ, Fajardo A, Geraghty PJ, Sicard GA. A 5-Year evaluation using the Talent endovascular graft for endovascular aneurysm repair in short aortic necks. Ann Vasc Surg 2010;24(7):851-8. (PMID 20831985)
  11. Jim J, Sanchez LA, Rubin BG. Use of a surgeon-modified branched thoracic endograft to preserve an aorto-renal bypass during treatment of an intercostal patch aneurysm. J Vasc Surg 2010;52(3):730-3. Epub 2010 Jun 15. (PMID 20554424)
  12. Jim J, Rubin BG, Moon MR, Geraghty PJ, Sicard GA, Sanchez LA. Arterial access for thoracic endograft placement. Ann Vasc Surg 2010;24(5):640-5. (PMID 20579584)
  13. Jim J, Sanchez LA, Sicard GA, Curci JA, Choi ET, Geraghty PJ, Flye MW, Rubin BG. Acceptable risk, but small benefit of endovascular aneurysm repair in nonagenarians. Ann Vasc Surg 2010;24(4):441-6. Epub 2009 Dec 29. (PMID 20036490)

Pub Med for Jeffrey Jim, M.D.


  1. Koopmann MC, Jim J; “Aortic thrombosis”, multimedia module for the American Board of Surgery SCORE curriculum, 2013
  2. Jim J, Thompson RW: “Clinical features and diagnosis of abdominal aortic aneurysm”; UpToDate, eds Mills, Eidt, and Moehler, UpToDate, Waltham, MA, last updated 4/9/13.
  3. Jim J, Thompson RW: “Management of symptomatic (nonruptured) and ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm”; UpToDate, eds Mills, Eidt, and Moehler, UpToDate, Waltham, MA, under review, last updated 2/12/13
  4. Jung E, Jim J, Sanchez LA: “Thoracoabdominal vascular diseases”; Washington Manual of Surgery, 6th edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.
  5. Jim J, Rigberg D: “The TIPS Procedure for Portal Hypertension”; Endovascular Surgery; eds Moore, Wesley and Ahn, Samuel, 4th edition, Elsevier, 2010.