University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Daniel Bertges, M.D.
Daniel Bertges, M.D.

Daniel Bertges, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Daniel.Bertges@uvm.edu
Office Location:
FAHC-Vascular Surgery, ACC Main Pavillion, Lvl 5

Education

M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA (1990-1994)
Residency in General Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA  (1994-1997, 1999-2001)
Research Fellow, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (1997-1999)
Vascular Surgery Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA (2001-2003)

Academic Appointments


Associate Professor
, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT  2007 - present

Research Grants

Principle Investigator
Agency:  Fletcher Allen Health Care UVM Medical Group Research Award January 2012
Title: “A Quality Initiative to Improve Glycemic Control in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Patients After Vascular Surgery”
Amount: $50,000

Publications

De Martino RR, Eldrup-Jorgensen J, Nolan BW, Stone DH, Adams J, Bertges DJ, Cronenwett JL, Goodney PP; the Vascular Study Group of New England. Perioperative management with antiplatelet and statin medication is associated with reduced mortality following vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jan 15. pii: S0741-5214(13)02284-2.
 
Suckow BD, Kraiss LW, Stone DH, Schanzer A, Bertges DJ, Baril DT, Cronenwett JL, Goodney PP; Vascular Study Group of New England. Comparison of Graft Patency, Limb Salvage, and Antithrombotic Therapy Between Prosthetic and Autogenous Below-knee Bypass for Critical Limb Ischemia. Ann Vasc Surg. 2013 Sep 4. pii: S0890-5096(13)00317-8. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2013.01.019. [Epub ahead of print]

Patel RB, Beaulieu P, Homa K, Goodney PP, Stanley AC, Cronenwett JL, Stone DH, Bertges DJ; Vascular Study Group of New England. Shared quality data are associated with increased protamine use and reduced bleeding complications after carotid endarterectomy in the Vascular Study Group of New England. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Sep 5. pii: S0741-5214(13)01248-2.

Simons JP, Baril DT, Goodney PP, Bertges DJ, Robinson WP, Cronenwett JL, Messina LM, Schanzer A; Vascular Study Group of New England. The effect of postoperative myocardial ischemia on long-term survival after vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Aug 1. pii: S0741-5214(13)01246-9.

Wallaert JB, Cronenwett JL, Bertges DJ, Schanzer A, Nolan BW, De Martino R, Eldrup-Jorgensen J, Goodney PP; Vascular Study Group of New England. Optimal selection of asymptomatic patients for carotid endarterectomy based on predicted 5-year survival. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jul;58(1):112-8.

Donaldson CW, Schneider DJ, Bertges DJ, Adams JE, Elgharib NZ, Mueller EL, Prabhu W, Ashikaga T, Dauerman HL.Increased local cytokine production at culprit superficial femoral artery plaques. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2013 Oct;36(3):293-9.

Simons JP, Baril D, Goodney PP, Hevelone ND, Bertges DJ, Robinson WP, Cronenwett JL, Messina LM, Schanzer A. The Effect of Postoperative Myocardial Ischemia on Long-Term Survival After Vascular Surgery. J Vasc Surg May 2013;57:5,Supplement,Pg 29S.

De Martino RR, Eldrup-Jorgensen J, Nolan B, Stone DH, Adams J, Bertges DJ, Cronenwett JL, Goodney PP. Optimal Medical Management Reduces Mortality Following Vascular Surgery in New England. J Vasc Surg, Volume 57, Issue 5, Supplement , Page 95S, May 2013.

Sigounas VY, Callas PW, Nicholas C, Adams JE, Bertges DJ, Stanley AC, Steinthorsson G, Ricci MA.Evaluation of simulation-based training model on vascular anastomotic skills for surgical residents. Simul Healthc. 2012;7(6):334-8.

Hirashima F, Patel RB, Adams JE, Bertges DJ, Callas PW, Steinthorsson G, McSorley J, Stanley AC. Use of a postoperative insulin protocol decreases wound infection in diabetics undergoing lower extremity bypass. J Vasc Surg. 2012;56(2):396-402.

Suckow BD,  Goodney PP, Cambria RA, Bertges DJ, Eldrup-Jorgensen J , Indes JE, Schanzer A , Stone DH, Kraiss LW, Cronenwett  JL, and Vascular Study Group of New England. Predicting Functional Status Following Lower Extremity Amputation after Lower Extremity Bypass, Ann Vasc Surg. 2012;26(1):67-78.

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