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Gregorio A. Sicard, MD, FACS

  • Professor of Surgery and Radiology  
  • Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery

Medical School

University of Puerto Rico (1972 - Cum Laude, AOA)

Post Doctoral Education

Residency: Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, 1972-1977

Fellowship: Transplantation, Washington University School of Medicine, 1977-1978

Board Certifications

General Surgery (three times)
Vascular Surgery (twice)

Honors and Awards

2013, Listed in America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

2013, Listed in Best Doctors in America (Best Doctors, Inc.)

2006, President's Lifetime Achievement Award, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation

Past president, Midwest Vascular Surgical Society

Past president, Society for Vascular Surgery

Past president, St. Louis Surgical Society

Past president, Missouri Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

Clinical Interests

Dr. Sicard specializes in vascular surgery and endovascular surgery. His areas of clinical interest include abdominal and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysmal disease; carotid, brachiocephalic and upper extremity arterial disease; aortic reconstruction of aortoiliac occlusive disease; peripheral arterial occlusive and aneurysmal disease; renal artery revascularization; portal hypertension; and venous disease.

Research Interests

Dr. Sicard is a principal investigator of a Core component of the Specialized Center of Clinically Oriented Research (SCCOR) grant on metabolic syndrome and vascular diseases in collaboration with the Department of Medicine. He also collaborates with the Department of Radiology as a co-investigator in an NIH-sponsored trial evaluating MRI plaque characterization in carotid artery disease. Dr. Sicard is the principal or co-investigator in various multicenter trials of endovascular treatment of aneurysmal and occlusive disease as well as peripheral arterial disease.

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Patients Seen At

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Professional Building 1
1040 N. Mason Rd
Suite 120
Creve Coeur, MO
(314) 362-7841

Washington University - Rolla
1050 West 10th Street, Suite 500
Rolla, MO 65401
(314) 362-7841

Contact Information

Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Campus Box 8109
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-7841

Selected Publications

Jung E, Jim J, Rubin BG, Sanchez LA, Choi ET, Sicard GA, Geraghty PJ. Long-term outcome of endovascular popliteal artery aneurysm repair. Ann Vasc Surg. 2010 Oct;24(7):871-5.

Jim J, 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 Oct;24(7):851-8.

Jim J, Sicard GA. Who is unfit for carotid endarterectomy? Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther. 2010 Mar;22(1):40-6.

Jim J, Rubin BG, Moon MR, Geraghty PJ, Sicard GA, Sanchez LA. Arterial access for thoracic endograft placement. Ann Vasc Surg. 2010 Jul;24(5):640-5.

Thomas BG, Sanchez LA, Geraghty PJ, Rubin BG, Money SR, Sicard GA. A comparative analysis of the outcomes of aortic cuffs and converters for endovascular graft migration. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Jun;51(6):1373-80.

White RA, Sicard GA, Zwolak RM, Sidawy AN, Schermerhorn ML, Shackelton RJ, Siami FS; SVS Outcomes Committee. Society of vascular surgery vascular registry comparison of carotid artery stenting outcomes for atherosclerotic vs nonatherosclerotic carotid artery disease. J Vasc Surg. 2010 May;51(5):1116-23.

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 May;24(4):441-6.

Sicard GA. Invited commentary. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Dec;50(6):1279.

Chaikof EL, Brewster DC, Dalman RL, Makaroun MS, Illig KA, Sicard GA, Timaran CH, Upchurch GR Jr, Veith FJ; Society for Vascular Surgery. The care of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm: the Society for Vascular Surgery practice guidelines. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Oct;50(4 Suppl):S2-49

Chaikof EL, Brewster DC, Dalman RL, Makaroun MS, Illig KA, Sicard GA, Timaran CH, Upchurch GR Jr, Veith FJ. SVS practice guidelines for the care of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm: executive summary. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Oct;50(4):880-96.

Sicard GA. The impact of a well structured vascular registry in assessing the long-term survival after repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Circulation. 2009 Jul 21;120(3):188-9.

Huang X, Yang C, Yuan C, Liu F, Canton G, Zheng J, Woodard PK, Sicard GA, Tang D. Patient-specific artery shrinkage and 3D zero-stress state in multi-component 3D FSI models for carotid atherosclerotic plaques based on in vivo MRI data. Mol Cell Biomech. 2009 Jun;6(2):121-34.

Ray WZ, Strom RG, Blackburn SL, Ashley WW, Sicard GA, Rich KM. Incidence of deep venous thrombosis after subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg. 2009 May;110(5):1010-4.

Sidawy AN, Zwolak RM, White RA, Siami FS, Schermerhorn ML, Sicard GA; Outcomes Committee for the Society for Vascular Surgery. Risk-adjusted 30-day outcomes of carotid stenting and endarterectomy: results from the SVS Vascular Registry. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Jan;49(1):71-9.

Hong C, Heiken JP, Sicard GA, Pilgram TK, Bae KT. Clinical significance of endoleak detected on follow-up CT after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Sep;191(3):808-13.
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Chapters

Sicard GA, Rubin BG, Sundt TM. Suprarenal and thoracoabdominal aneurysmectomy. In: Baker RJ and Fischer JE (eds.). Mastery of Surgery. 4th edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.; 2001:2058-2071.

Sicard GA, Picus DM, Allen BT, Hovsepian D, Rubin B, Malden ES. Merging of the Clinical Practices of Vascular Surgery and Interventional Radiology. In: Yao JST and Pearce WH (eds.). Modern Vascular Surgery. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2000:39-48.