University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Georg Steinthorsson, M.D.
Georg Steinthorsson, M.D.

Georg Steinthorsson, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery


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

Education

M.D., University of Iceland Medical School (1988) 
Residency in Anesthesia, University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland (1990-1991)
Residency in Surgery, University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland  (1991-1992)
Residency in Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH (1992-1997) 
Vascular Surgery Fellow, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT (1997-1999) 

Academic Appointments


Associate Professor
, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2007 - present
Assistant Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2002 – 2007
Assistant Professor, University of Iceland, 1999 – 2002
Faculty Teacher,  Yale Physician Associate Program, 1997 – 1999
Instructor in Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School, 1996 - 1997

Awards and Honors

H Gordon Page Surgical Clinician Award (2009)
University of Vermont Medical School, Burlington, VT
For Dedication and Commitment to Excellence in Patient Care

H Gordon Page Surgical Clinician Award  (2006)
University of Vermont Medical School, Burlington, VT
For Dedication and Commitment to Excellence in Patient Care

Fellow of the Year Award (1999)
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Residents Teaching Course Award (1995)
Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH

Publications

King BJ, Steinthorsson G, Di Carlo A. Complex renal artery aneurysm managed with hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy, ex vivo repair, and autotransplantation. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 May;28(4):1036.e9-1036.e13.

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.

Bertges Dj, Shackford SR, Cloud AK, Stiles J, Stanley AC, Steinthorsson G, Ricci MA, Ratliff J, Zubis RR. Toward optimal recording of surgical complications: concurrent tracking compared to the discharge data set. Surgery. 2007:141(1):19-31.

Knox R, Steinthorsson G, Sumpio B. Celiac Artery Aneurysms: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Int J Angiol. 2000;9(2):99-102.

Frangos S, Steinthorsson G, Sumpio BE. Recurrent celiac artery compressionsyndrome. Int. J. Angiology 8:150-153, 1999.
 
Steinthorsson G, Sumpio B. Clinical and biological relevance of vein cuff anastomosis. Acta Chirurgica Belgica. 99(6):282-8, 1999.
 
Steinthorsson G, Perry AE, Barth RJ Jr. Cutaneous fibrous histiocytoma with osteoclast-like giant cells. Ann  Plast Surg. 37(2):217-9, 1996.
 
Mooney DP, Steinthorsson G, Shorter NA. Perinatal intussusception in premature infants. J Pediatr Surg. 1996;31(5):695-7.