E. John Harris Jr.

Vascular surgeon

Professor of Surgery (Vascular) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Vascular and Endovascular Care

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-5227
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Professional Education

Residency: Oregon Health Science University (1991) OR

Medical Education: St Louis University School of Medicine (1985) MO

Internship: Oregon Health Science University (1986) OR

Board Certification: Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery (1994)

Fellowship: Oregon Health Sciences Univ Hospital (1992) OR

MD, Saint Louis University, Medicine (1985)

Administrative Appointments

President, Northern California Vascular Society (2003 - 2005)

President-Elect, Norther California Vascular Society (2001 - 2003)

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Factors impacting follow-up care after placement of temporary inferior vena cava filters
Gyang, E., Zayed, M., Harris, E. J., Lee, J. T., Dalman, R. L., & Mell, M. W. (2013). Factors impacting follow-up care after placement of temporary inferior vena cava filters. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 58(2), 440-445.

EVAR Deployment in Anatomically Challenging Necks Outside the IFU
Lee, J. T., Ullery, B. W., Zarins, C. K., Olcott, C., Harris, E. J., & Dalman, R. L. (2013). EVAR Deployment in Anatomically Challenging Necks Outside the IFU. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY, 46(1), 65-73.

Idiopathic true brachial artery aneurysm in an 18-month-old girl
Greenberg, J. I., Salamone, L., Chang, J., & Harris, E. J. (2012). Idiopathic true brachial artery aneurysm in an 18-month-old girl. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 56(5), 1426-1426.

Long-term results after accessory renal artery coverage during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
Greenberg, J. I., Dorsey, C., Dalman, R. L., Lee, J. T., Harris, E. J., & Mell, M. W. (2012). Long-term results after accessory renal artery coverage during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 56(2), 291-297.

Factors Impacting Follow-up Care after Placement of Temporary Inferior Vena Cava Filters
Gyang, E., Zayed, M., Harris, E. J., Lee, J. T., Dalman, R. L., & Mell, M. W. (2012). Factors Impacting Follow-up Care after Placement of Temporary Inferior Vena Cava Filters. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 55(6), 60-60.

Selective Use of Percutaneous Endovascular Aneurysm Repair in Women Leads to Fewer Groin Complications
Al-Khatib, W. K., Zayed, M. A., Harris, E. J., Dalman, R. L., & Lee, J. T. (2012). Selective Use of Percutaneous Endovascular Aneurysm Repair in Women Leads to Fewer Groin Complications. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 26(4), 476-482.

Cost Impact of Extension Cuff Utilization During Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Chandra, V., Greenberg, J. I., Al-Khatib, W. K., Harris, E. J., Dalman, R. L., & Lee, J. T. (2012). Cost Impact of Extension Cuff Utilization During Endovascular Aneurysm Repair. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 26(1), 86-92.

Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors With Major Vascular Abutment, Involvement, or Encasement and Indication for Resection
Norton, J. A., Harris, E. J., Chen, Y., Visser, B. C., Poultsides, G. A., & Jensen, R. T. (2011). Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors With Major Vascular Abutment, Involvement, or Encasement and Indication for Resection. ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, 146(6), 724-732.

Major Blood Vessel Reconstruction During Sarcoma Surgery
Song, T. K., Harris, E. J., Raghavan, S., & Norton, J. A. (2009). Major Blood Vessel Reconstruction During Sarcoma Surgery. ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, 144(9), 817-822.

Anatomic Suitability of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms for Endovascular Repair
Slater, B. J., Harris, E. J., & Lee, J. T. (2008). Anatomic Suitability of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms for Endovascular Repair. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 22(6), 716-722.

Simulation-based endovascular skills assessment: The future of credentialing?
Tedesco, M. M., Pak, J. J., Harris, E. J., Krummel, T. M., Dalman, R. L., & Lee, J. T. (2008). Simulation-based endovascular skills assessment: The future of credentialing?. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 47(5), 1008-1014.

Intraoperative monitoring of elephant trunk kinking with transesophageal echocardiography
Oakes, D. A., Sze, D. Y., Frisoli, J. K., Mitchell, R. S., Harris, E. J., & van der Starre, P. Ja. (2007). Intraoperative monitoring of elephant trunk kinking with transesophageal echocardiography. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 21(4), 584-586.

Intraoperative colon mucosal oxygen saturation during aortic surgery
Lee, E. S., Bass, A., Arko, F. R., Heikkinen, M., Harris, E. J., & Olcott, C. (2006). Intraoperative colon mucosal oxygen saturation during aortic surgery. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 136(1), 19-24.

Long-term thrombotic recurrence after nonoperative management of Paget-Schroetter syndrome
Lee, J. T., Karwowski, J. K., Harris, E. J., Haukoos, J. S., & Olcott, C. (2006). Long-term thrombotic recurrence after nonoperative management of Paget-Schroetter syndrome. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 43(6), 1236-1243.

Selective shunting during carotid endarterectomy
Nguyen, T. Q., Lind, L., & Harris, E. J. (2005). Selective shunting during carotid endarterectomy. VASCULAR, 13(1), 23-27.

Early and late functional outcome assessments following endovascular and open aneurysm repair
Arko, F. R., Hill, B. B., Reeves, T. R., Olcott, C., Harris, E. J., & Zarins, C. K. (2003). Early and late functional outcome assessments following endovascular and open aneurysm repair. JOURNAL OF ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY, 10(1), 2-9.

Endovascular repair reduces early and late morbidity compared to open surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm
Arko, F. R., Hill, B. B., Olcott, C., Harris, E. J., Fogarty, T. J., & Zarins, C. K. (2002). Endovascular repair reduces early and late morbidity compared to open surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm. JOURNAL OF ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY, 9(6), 711-718.

Transition to all-autogenous hemodialysis access: The role of preoperative vein mapping
Dalman, R. L., Harris, E. J., Victor, B. J., & Coogan, S. M. (2002). Transition to all-autogenous hemodialysis access: The role of preoperative vein mapping. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 16(5), 624-630.

Aneurysm-related death: Primary endpoint analysis for comparison of open and endovascular repair
Arko, F. R., Lee, W. A., Hill, B. B., Olcott, C., Dalman, R. L., & Zarins, C. K. (2002). Aneurysm-related death: Primary endpoint analysis for comparison of open and endovascular repair. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 36(2), 297-304.

Duplex ultrasound criteria for defining the severity of carotid stenosis
Filis, K. A., Arko, F. R., Johnson, B. L., Pipinos, I. I., Harris, E. J., & Zarins, C. K. (2002). Duplex ultrasound criteria for defining the severity of carotid stenosis. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 16(4), 413-421.

Endovascular obliteration of saphenous vein reflux: A perspective
Harris, E. J. (2002). Endovascular obliteration of saphenous vein reflux: A perspective. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 35(6), 1292-1294.

Open versus endovascular AAA repair in patients who are morphological candidates for endovascular treatment
Hill, B. B., Wolf, Y. G., Lee, W. A., Arko, F. R., Olcott, C., & Zarins, C. K. (2002). Open versus endovascular AAA repair in patients who are morphological candidates for endovascular treatment. JOURNAL OF ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY, 9(3), 255-261.

Gender differences in endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with the AneuRx stent graft
Wolf, Y. G., Arko, F. R., Hill, B. B., Olcott, C., Harris, E. J., & Zarins, C. K. (2002). Gender differences in endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with the AneuRx stent graft. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 35(5), 882-886.

Radiofrequency ablation of the long saphenous vein without high ligation versus high ligation and stripping for primary varicose veins: pros and cons.
Harris, E. J. (2002). Radiofrequency ablation of the long saphenous vein without high ligation versus high ligation and stripping for primary varicose veins: pros and cons. Seminars in vascular surgery, 15(1), 34-38.

Impact of endovascular repair on open aortic aneurysm surgical training
Arko, F. R., Lee, W. A., Hill, B. B., Olcott, C., Harris, E. J., & Zarins, C. K. (2001). Impact of endovascular repair on open aortic aneurysm surgical training. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 34(5), 885-890.

Vascular complications in high-performance athletes
Arko, F. R., Harris, E. J., Zarins, C. K., & Olcott, C. (2001). Vascular complications in high-performance athletes. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 33(5), 935-942.

Will endovascular repair replace open surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair?
Zarins, C. K., Wolf, Y. G., Lee, W. A., Hill, B. B., Olcott, C., & Fogarty, T. J. (2000). Will endovascular repair replace open surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair?. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 232(4), 501-505.

Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: Eligibility rate and impact on the rate of open repair
Wolf, Y. G., Fogarty, T. J., Olcott, C., Hill, B. B., Harris, E. J., & Zarins, C. K. (2000). Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: Eligibility rate and impact on the rate of open repair. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 32(3), 519-523.

Surgical intervention is not required for all patients with subclavian vein thrombosis
Lee, W. A., Hill, B. B., Harris, E. J., Semba, C. P., & Olcott, C. (2000). Surgical intervention is not required for all patients with subclavian vein thrombosis. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 32(1), 57-64.

Open saphenectomy complications following lower extremity revascularization
Dalman, R. L., Abbruzzese, T., Bushnik, T., & Harris, E. J. (2000). Open saphenectomy complications following lower extremity revascularization. CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 8(1), 51-57.

Modular systems in the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms: lessons learned in the development of designer endografts.
Harris, E. J. (1999). Modular systems in the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms: lessons learned in the development of designer endografts. Seminars in vascular surgery, 12(3), 170-175.

Reoperation for carotid stenosis is as safe as primary carotid endarterectomy
Hill, B. B., Olcott, C., Dalman, R. L., Harris, J., & Zarins, C. K. (1999). Reoperation for carotid stenosis is as safe as primary carotid endarterectomy. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 30(1), 26-34.

Aortic aneurysmorrhaphy: Establishing concurrent results for comparison with endoluminal therapies
Harris, E. J., & Dalman, R. L. (1998). Aortic aneurysmorrhaphy: Establishing concurrent results for comparison with endoluminal therapies. VASCULAR SURGERY, 32(6), 595-602.

Thrombosis with outflow obstruction delays thrombolysis and results in chronic wall thickening of rat veins
See-Tho, K., & Harris, E. J. (1998). Thrombosis with outflow obstruction delays thrombolysis and results in chronic wall thickening of rat veins. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 28(1), 115-123.

Color Duplex evaluation of endoluminal Aortic Stent Grafts
Johnson BL, Harris EJJr, Fogarty TJ, Olcott C, IV, & Zarins CK. (1998). Color Duplex evaluation of endoluminal Aortic Stent Grafts. J Vasc Technology, 22.

Limb salvage surgery in spinal cord injury patients
Dalman, R. L., Harris, E. J., Walker, M. T., & Perkash, I. (1998). Limb salvage surgery in spinal cord injury patients. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 12(1), 60-64.

Operative repair for aortic aneurysms: The gold standard
Zarins, C. K., & Harris, E. J. (1997). Operative repair for aortic aneurysms: The gold standard. JOURNAL OF ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY, 4(3), 232-241.

Quantitative assessment of human aortic blood flow during exercise
Schalet BJ, Taylor CA, Harris EJ Jr, Herfkins RJ, & Zarins CK. (1997). Quantitative assessment of human aortic blood flow during exercise. Surgical Forum.

Bilateral forefoot ischemia as a premonitory symptom of mixed cryoglobulinemia.
Griffiths, T. A., Daniel, C. J., & Harris, E. J. (1996). Bilateral forefoot ischemia as a premonitory symptom of mixed cryoglobulinemia. journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 35(3), 213-217.

Is completion arteriography mandatory after reversed-vein bypass grafting?
Dalman, R. L., Harris, E. J., & Zarins, C. K. (1996). Is completion arteriography mandatory after reversed-vein bypass grafting?. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 23(4), 637-644.

Endoluminal aortic grafting: A preliminary animal study of graft healing
Harris, E. J., Harris, E. J., Berry, G. J., & Mitchell, R. S. (1996). Endoluminal aortic grafting: A preliminary animal study of graft healing. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 61(2), 404-412.

PHLEGMASIA COMPLICATING PROPHYLACTIC PERCUTANEOUS INFERIOR VENA-CAVAL INTERRUPTION - A WORD OF CAUTION
Harris, E. J., Kinney, E. V., Harris, E. J., Olcott, C., & Zarins, C. K. (1995). PHLEGMASIA COMPLICATING PROPHYLACTIC PERCUTANEOUS INFERIOR VENA-CAVAL INTERRUPTION - A WORD OF CAUTION. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 22(5), 606-611.

PHASE-CONTRAST MRI ASSESSMENT OF PEDAL BLOOD-FLOW
Debatin, J. F., Dalman, R., Herfkens, R. J., Harris, E. J., & Pelc, N. J. (1995). PHASE-CONTRAST MRI ASSESSMENT OF PEDAL BLOOD-FLOW. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 5(1), 36-42.

Genetic and metabolic causes of arterial disease.
Fann, J. I., Dalman, R. L., & Harris, E. J. (1993). Genetic and metabolic causes of arterial disease. Annals of vascular surgery, 7(6), 594-604.

OUTCOME OF INFRAINGUINAL ARTERIAL RECONSTRUCTION IN WOMEN
Harris, E. J., Taylor, L. M., Moneta, G. L., & Porter, J. M. (1993). OUTCOME OF INFRAINGUINAL ARTERIAL RECONSTRUCTION IN WOMEN. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 18(4), 627-636.

Extra-anatomic bypass.
Fann, J. I., Harris, E. J., & Dalman, R. L. (1993). Extra-anatomic bypass. Annals of vascular surgery, 7(4), 378-383.

Arteritis.
Harris, E. J., Nehler, M. R., & Porter, J. M. (1993). Arteritis. Seminars in vascular surgery, 6(1), 2-13.

Extra-anatomic bypass: a new look (supporting view).
Porter, J. M., Harris, E. J., Taylor, L. M., Moneta, G. L., & Yeager, R. A. (1993). Extra-anatomic bypass: a new look (supporting view). Advances in surgery, 26, 133-149.

UPPER EXTREMITY ARTERIAL BYPASS DISTAL TO THE WRIST
Nehler, M. R., Dalman, R. L., Harris, E. J., Taylor, L. M., & Porter, J. M. (1992). UPPER EXTREMITY ARTERIAL BYPASS DISTAL TO THE WRIST. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 16(4), 633-642.

NEUROLOGIC DEFICITS FOLLOWING NONCAROTID VASCULAR-SURGERY
Harris, E. J., Moneta, G. L., Yeager, R. A., Taylor, L. M., & Porter, J. M. (1992). NEUROLOGIC DEFICITS FOLLOWING NONCAROTID VASCULAR-SURGERY. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 163(5), 537-540.

THE ASSOCIATION OF ELEVATED PLASMA HOMOCYST(E)INE WITH PROGRESSION OF SYMPTOMATIC PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL-DISEASE
Taylor, L. M., DEFRANG, R. D., Harris, E. J., & Porter, J. M. (1991). THE ASSOCIATION OF ELEVATED PLASMA HOMOCYST(E)INE WITH PROGRESSION OF SYMPTOMATIC PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL-DISEASE. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 13(1), 128-136.

CLINICAL-RESULTS OF AXILLOBIFEMORAL BYPASS USING EXTERNALLY - SUPPORTED POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE
Harris, E. J., Taylor, L. M., McConnell, D. B., Moneta, G. L., Yeager, R. A., & Porter, J. M. (1990). CLINICAL-RESULTS OF AXILLOBIFEMORAL BYPASS USING EXTERNALLY - SUPPORTED POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 12(4), 416-421.

THE IMPORTANCE OF ROUTINE SURVEILLANCE OF DISTAL BYPASS GRAFTS WITH DUPLEX SCANNING - A STUDY OF 379 REVERSED VEIN GRAFTS
Mills, J. L., Harris, E. J., Taylor, L. M., BECKETT, W. C., & Porter, J. M. (1990). THE IMPORTANCE OF ROUTINE SURVEILLANCE OF DISTAL BYPASS GRAFTS WITH DUPLEX SCANNING - A STUDY OF 379 REVERSED VEIN GRAFTS. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 12(4), 379-389.

THE EFFECTS OF COOLING ON HUMAN SAPHENOUS-VEIN REACTIVITY TO ADRENERGIC AGONISTS
HARKER, C. T., Ousley, P. J., Harris, E. J., Edwards, J. M., Taylor, L. M., & Porter, J. M. (1990). THE EFFECTS OF COOLING ON HUMAN SAPHENOUS-VEIN REACTIVITY TO ADRENERGIC AGONISTS. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 12(1), 45-49.

SURGICAL-TREATMENT OF DISTAL ULNAR ARTERY ANEURYSM
Harris, E. J., Taylor, L. M., Edwards, J. M., Mills, J. L., & Porter, J. M. (1990). SURGICAL-TREATMENT OF DISTAL ULNAR ARTERY ANEURYSM. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 159(5), 527-530.

IMPROVING SURVIVAL AND LIMB SALVAGE IN PATIENTS WITH AORTIC GRAFT INFECTION
Yeager, R. A., Moneta, G. L., Taylor, L. M., Harris, E. J., McConnell, D. B., & Porter, J. M. (1990). IMPROVING SURVIVAL AND LIMB SALVAGE IN PATIENTS WITH AORTIC GRAFT INFECTION. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 159(5), 466-469.

EPITHELIOID HEMANGIOENDOTHELIOMA OF THE EXTERNAL ILIAC VEIN - A PRIMARY VASCULAR TUMOR PRESENTING AS TRAUMATIC VENOUS OBSTRUCTION
Harris, E. J., Taylor, L. M., & Porter, J. M. (1989). EPITHELIOID HEMANGIOENDOTHELIOMA OF THE EXTERNAL ILIAC VEIN - A PRIMARY VASCULAR TUMOR PRESENTING AS TRAUMATIC VENOUS OBSTRUCTION. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 10(6), 693-699.