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Senthil Nathan Jayarajan, MD, MS

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Program Director, Vascular Surgery Residency and  Fellowship

Medical School

Medical Degree: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 2008

Graduate School

Master of Science: Clinical Research and Translational Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2012

Post Doctoral Education

Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2017

Residency: General Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2015

Board Certifications

Certified - general surgery

Clinical Interests

Aortic and carotid disease
Limb salvage
Thoracic outlet syndrome
Venous insufficiency and varicosities
Carotid stenosis
Thoracic outlet disease
Aortic dissection and aneurysm
Visceral and renal artery disease
Aortoiliac artery disease
Peripheral arterial disease

Research Interests

Comparative effectiveness
Surgical outcomes
Cost effectiveness

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
Suite 8A
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

South County Center for Advanced Medicine
5201 Mid America Plaza, Suite 2300
St Louis, MO  63129

Office Phone: 314-273-1295
Fax: 314-454-3923

Selected Publications

Greenberg J, Jayarajan S, Reddy S, Schmieder FA, Roberts AB, van Bemmelen PS, Lee J, Choi ET. Long-Term Outcomes of Fistula First Initiative in an Urban University Hospital-Is It Still Relevant? Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017 Apr; 51(3)125-130. doi: 10.1177/1538574417692454. PMID: 28330437

Ambur V, Taghavi S, Jayarajan S, Kadakia S, Zhao H, Gomez-Abraham J, Toyoda Y. The impact of lungs from diabetic donors on lung transplant recipients†. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Feb 1; 51(2)285-290. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezw314. PMID: 28186285

Kadakia S, Taghavi S, Jayarajan S, Ambur V, Wheatley G, Kaiser L, Toyoda Y. Examining Mortality and Rejection in Combined Heart-Lung Transplantations. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jan 22; doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1597989. PMID: 28110488

Ambur V, Taghavi S, Kadakia S, Jayarajan S, Gaughan J, Sjoholm LO, Pathak A, Santora T, Rappold J, Goldberg AJ. Does socioeconomic status predict outcomes after cholecystectomy? Am J Surg. 2017 Jan; 213(1)100-104. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.04.012. PMID: 27475221

Ambur V, Taghavi S, Jayarajan S, Gaughan J, Toyoda Y, Dauer E, Sjoholm LO, Pathak A, Santora T, Goldberg AJ. Comparing open gastrostomy tube to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube in heart transplant patients. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2016 May; 771-4. doi: 10.1016/j.amsu.2016.03.023. PMID: 27141303

Ambur VV, Kadakia SS, Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Kashem MA, McCarthy J, Shiose A, Wheatley GH 3rd, Toyoda Y, Guy TS. Axillary Artery Access for Combined Endoaortic Balloon Occlusion and Perfusion During Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery. Innovations (Phila). 2016 May-Jun; 11(3)217-8. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000251. PMID: 27093272

Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Ambur V, Mangi AA, Chan E, Dauer E, Sjoholm LO, Pathak A, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ, Rappold JF. Noncardiac Surgical Procedures After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. ASAIO J. 2016 Jul-Aug; 62(4)370-4. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000366. PMID: 26978709

Taghavi S, Ambur V, Jayarajan S, Gaughan J, Toyoda Y, Dauer E, Sjoholm LO, Pathak A, Santora T, Goldberg AJ. Comparison of open gastrostomy tube to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube in lung transplant patients. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2016 Feb; 576-80. doi: 10.1016/j.amsu.2015.12.056. PMID: 26900455

Furuya Y, Jayarajan SN, Taghavi S, Cordova FC, Patel N, Shiose A, Leotta E, Criner GJ, Guy TS, Wheatley GH, Kaiser LR, Toyoda Y. The Impact of Alemtuzumab and Basiliximab Induction on Patient Survival and Time to Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome in Double Lung Transplantation Recipients. Am J Transplant. 2016 Aug; 16(8)2334-41. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13739.PMID: 26833657

Moten AS, Jayarajan SN, Willis AI. Spindle cell carcinoma of the breast: a comprehensive analysis. Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4)716-21. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.11.023. PMID: 26830716

Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Komaroff E, Mangi AA. Right ventricular assist device results in worse post-transplant survival. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Feb; 35(2)236-41. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2015.10.018. PMID: 26584755

Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Mangi AA, Hollenbach K, Dauer E, Sjoholm LO, Pathak A, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ, Rappold JF.Examining Noncardiac Surgical Procedures in Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. ASAIO J. 2015 Sep-Oct; 61(5)520-5. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000258. PMID: 26102174

Taghavi S, Ambur V, Jayarajan SN, Gaughan J, Toyoda Y, Dauer E, Sjoholm LO, Pathak A, Santora T, Goldberg AJ, Rappold J. Postoperative outcomes with cholecystectomy in lung transplant recipients. Surgery. 2015 Aug; 158(2)373-8. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.02.021. PMID: 25999250

Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Komaroff E, Shiose A, Schwartz D, Hamad E, Alvarez R, Wheatley G, Guy TS, Toyoda Y. Use of Heavy Drinking Donors in Heart Transplantation is Not Associated With Worse Mortality. Transplantation. 2015 Jun; 99(6)1226-30. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000514. PMID: 25606795

Jayarajan S, Taghavi S, Komaroff E, Shiose A, Schwartz D, Hamad E, Alvarez R, Wheatley G, Guy TS, Toyoda Y. Long-term outcomes in heart transplantation using donors with a history of past and present cocaine use. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Apr; 47(4)e146-50. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezu512. PMID: 25575787

Dr. Jayarajan on PubMed