Matthew Mell

Vascular surgeon

Vascular and Endovascular Care

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

Fellowship: University of Wisconsin (06/2006) WI

Residency: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (09/1992) CA

Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (06/1987) MA

Board Certification: Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2007)

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

M.D., Harvard University, Medicine (1987)

Residency, Stanford University, General Surgery (1992)

Fellowship, Stanford University, Transplant Surgery (1993)

Fellowship, University of Wisconsin, Vascular Surgery (2006)

Board Certification, Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2007)

Board Certification, General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (1994)

Administrative Appointments

Co-chair, Clinic Advisory Council, SHC, 2010

Director, Stanford Vascular Laboratory, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, 2010

Member, Patient Experience Steering Committee, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, 2010

Director, Vascular Surgery Clinics, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, 2010

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Hospital & Clinics 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.

Payer Status, Preoperative Surveillance, and Rupture of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in the US Medicare Population.
Mell, M. W., & Baker, L. C. (2014). Payer Status, Preoperative Surveillance, and Rupture of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in the US Medicare Population. Annals of vascular surgery, 28(6), 1378-1383.

Gaps in preoperative surveillance and rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms among Medicare beneficiaries
Mell, M. W., Baker, L. C., Dalman, R. L., & Hlatky, M. A. (2014). Gaps in preoperative surveillance and rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms among Medicare beneficiaries. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 59(3), 583-588.

Modern advances in vascular trauma.
Callcut, R. A., & Mell, M. W. (2013). Modern advances in vascular trauma. Surgical clinics of North America, 93(4), 941-961.

No increased mortality with early aortic aneurysm disease
Mell, M., White, J. J., Hill, B. B., Hastie, T., & Dalman, R. L. (2012). No increased mortality with early aortic aneurysm disease. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 56(5), 1246-1251.

Impact of the Screening Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Very Efficiently (SAAAVE) Act on Abdominal Ultrasonography Use Among Medicare Beneficiaries
Shreibati, J. B., Baker, L. C., Hlatky, M. A., & Mell, M. W. (2012). Impact of the Screening Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Very Efficiently (SAAAVE) Act on Abdominal Ultrasonography Use Among Medicare Beneficiaries. ARCHIVES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 172(19), 1456-1462.

Superior outcomes for rural patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair supports a systematic regional approach to abdominal aortic aneurysm care
Mell, M. W., Bartels, C., Kind, A., Leverson, G., & Smith, M. (2012). Superior outcomes for rural patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair supports a systematic regional approach to abdominal aortic aneurysm care. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 56(3), 608-613.

Evaluation of Medicare claims data to ascertain peripheral vascular events in the Women's Health Initiative
Mell, M. W., Pettinger, M., Proulx-Burns, L., Heckbert, S. R., Allison, M. A., & Burwen, D. R. (2014). Evaluation of Medicare claims data to ascertain peripheral vascular events in the Women's Health Initiative. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 60(1), 98-105.

Evaluation of Medicare claims data to ascertain peripheral vascular events in the Women's Health Initiative.
Mell, M. W., Pettinger, M., Proulx-Burns, L., Heckbert, S. R., Allison, M. A., & Burwen, D. R. (2014). Evaluation of Medicare claims data to ascertain peripheral vascular events in the Women's Health Initiative. Journal of vascular surgery, 60(1), 98-105.

Cost-Effectiveness of Genotype-Guided and Dual Antiplatelet Therapies in Acute Coronary Syndrome
Kazi, D. S., Garber, A. M., Shah, R. U., Dudley, R. A., Mell, M. W., & Hlatky, M. A. (2014). Cost-Effectiveness of Genotype-Guided and Dual Antiplatelet Therapies in Acute Coronary Syndrome. ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 160(4), 221-232.

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.

Late diagnosis of abdominal aortic aneurysms substantiates underutilization of abdominal aortic aneurysm screening for Medicare beneficiaries
Mell, M. W., Hlatky, M. A., Shreibati, J. B., Dalman, R. L., & Baker, L. C. (2013). Late diagnosis of abdominal aortic aneurysms substantiates underutilization of abdominal aortic aneurysm screening for Medicare beneficiaries. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 57(6), 1519-?.

Differences in readmissions after open repair versus endovascular aneurysm repair
Casey, K., Hernandez-Boussard, T., Mell, M. W., & Lee, J. T. (2013). Differences in readmissions after open repair versus endovascular aneurysm repair. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 57(1), 89-95.

Causes and Implications of Readmission After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Greenblatt, D. Y., Greenberg, C. C., Kind, A. Jh., Havlena, J. A., Mell, M. W., & Kent, K. C. (2012). Causes and Implications of Readmission After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 256(4), 595-605.

Predictors of emergency department death for patients presenting with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
Mell, M. W., Callcut, R. A., Bech, F., Delgado, M. K., Staudenmayer, K., & Hernandez-Boussard, T. (2012). Predictors of emergency department death for patients presenting with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 56(3), 651-655.

Payer status is associated with the use of prophylactic inferior vena cava filter in high-risk trauma patients
Pickham, D. M., Callcut, R. A., Maggio, P. M., Mell, M. W., Spain, D. A., & Staudenmayer, K. (2012). Payer status is associated with the use of prophylactic inferior vena cava filter in high-risk trauma patients. SURGERY, 152(2), 232-237.

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.

Predictors of surgical site infection after open lower extremity revascularization
Greenblatt, D. Y., Rajamanickam, V., & Mell, M. W. (2011). Predictors of surgical site infection after open lower extremity revascularization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 54(2), 433-439.

Failure to rescue and mortality after reoperation for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Mell, M. W., Kind, A., Bartels, C. M., & Smith, M. A. (2011). Failure to rescue and mortality after reoperation for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 54(2), 346-351.

Low Frequency of Primary Lipid Screening Among Medicare Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bartels, C. M., Kind, A. Jh., Everett, C., Mell, M., McBride, P., & Smith, M. (2011). Low Frequency of Primary Lipid Screening Among Medicare Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis. ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM, 63(5), 1221-1230.

For-Profit Hospital Status and Rehospitalizations at Different Hospitals: An Analysis of Medicare Data
Kind, A. Jh., Bartels, C., Mell, M. W., Mullahy, J., & Smith, M. (2010). For-Profit Hospital Status and Rehospitalizations at Different Hospitals: An Analysis of Medicare Data. ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 153(11), 718-W242.

Effect of early plasma transfusion on mortality in patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
Mell, M. W., O'Neil, A. S., Callcut, R. A., Acher, C. W., Hoch, J. R., & Turnipseed, W. D. (2010). Effect of early plasma transfusion on mortality in patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. SURGERY, 148(5), 955-962.

Presurgical Localization of the Artery of Adamkiewicz with Time-resolved 3.0-T MR Angiography
Bley, T. A., Duffek, C. C., Francois, C. J., Schiebler, M. L., Acher, C. W., & Reeder, S. B. (2010). Presurgical Localization of the Artery of Adamkiewicz with Time-resolved 3.0-T MR Angiography. RADIOLOGY, 255(3), 873-881.

Impact of Intraoperative Arteriography on Limb Salvage for Traumatic Popliteal Artery Injury
Callcut, R. A., Acher, C. W., Hoch, J., Tefera, G., Turnipseed, W., & Mell, M. W. (2009). Impact of Intraoperative Arteriography on Limb Salvage for Traumatic Popliteal Artery Injury. JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE, 67(2), 252-257.

A New Intercostal Artery Management Strategy for Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Mell, M. W., Wynn, M. M., Reeder, S. B., Tefera, G., Hoch, J. R., & Acher, C. W. (2009). A New Intercostal Artery Management Strategy for Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 154(1), 99-104.

Adult-Onset Dysphagia Lusoria from an Uncommon Vascular Ring: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Sitzman, T. J., Mell, M. W., & Acher, C. W. (2009). Adult-Onset Dysphagia Lusoria from an Uncommon Vascular Ring: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY, 43(1), 100-102.

Complications of spinal fluid drainage in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: A report of 486 patients treated from 1987 to 2008
Wynn, M. M., Mell, M. W., Tefera, G., Hoch, J. R., & Acher, C. W. (2009). Complications of spinal fluid drainage in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: A report of 486 patients treated from 1987 to 2008. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 49(1), 29-35.

Outcomes after endarterectomy for chronic mesenteric ischemia
Mell, M. W., Acher, C. W., Hoch, J. R., Tefera, G., & Turnipseed, W. D. (2008). Outcomes after endarterectomy for chronic mesenteric ischemia. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 48(5), 1132-1138.

A Quantitative Assessment of the Impact of Intercostal Artery Reimplantation on Paralysis Risk in Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Acher, C. W., Wynn, M. M., Mell, M. W., Tefera, G., & Hoch, J. R. (2008). A Quantitative Assessment of the Impact of Intercostal Artery Reimplantation on Paralysis Risk in Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 248(4), 529-538.

Effectiveness of intensive medical therapy in type B aortic dissection: A single-center experience
Tefera, G., Acher, C. W., Hoch, J. R., Mell, M., & Turnipseed, W. D. (2007). Effectiveness of intensive medical therapy in type B aortic dissection: A single-center experience. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 45(6), 1114-1118.

Clinical utility of time-resolvcd imaging of contrast kinetics (TRICK-S) magnetic resonance angiography for infrageniculate arterial occlusive disease
Mell, M., Tefera, G., Thornton, F., Siepman, D., & Turnipseed, W. (2007). Clinical utility of time-resolvcd imaging of contrast kinetics (TRICK-S) magnetic resonance angiography for infrageniculate arterial occlusive disease. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 45(3), 543-548.

Absence of buttock claudication following stent-graft coverage of the hypogastric artery without coil embolization in endovascular aneurysm repair
Mell, M., Tefera, G., Schwarze, M., Carr, S., Acher, C., & Turnipseed, W. (2006). Absence of buttock claudication following stent-graft coverage of the hypogastric artery without coil embolization in endovascular aneurysm repair. JOURNAL OF ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY, 13(3), 415-419.

Desmoid tumor of the sternum presenting as an anterior mediastinal mass
Saw, E., Yu, G. S., & Mell, M. (1997). Desmoid tumor of the sternum presenting as an anterior mediastinal mass. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY, 11(2), 384-386.

THE USE OF SPIRAL COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY IN THE EVALUATION OF LIVING DONORS FOR KIDNEY-TRANSPLANTATION
Alfrey, E. J., Rubin, G. D., Kuo, P. C., WASKERWITZ, J. A., Scandling, J. D., & Dafoe, D. C. (1995). THE USE OF SPIRAL COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY IN THE EVALUATION OF LIVING DONORS FOR KIDNEY-TRANSPLANTATION. TRANSPLANTATION, 59(4), 643-645.

SPIRAL COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF TRANSPLANT RENAL-ARTERY STENOSIS
MELL, M. W., Alfrey, E. J., Rubin, G. D., Scandling, J. D., Jeffrey, R. B., & Dafoe, D. C. (1994). SPIRAL COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF TRANSPLANT RENAL-ARTERY STENOSIS. TRANSPLANTATION, 57(5), 746-748.

The effect of antibiotics on the destruction of cartilage in experimental infectious arthritis.
Smith, R. L., Schurman, D. J., KAJIYAMA, G., Mell, M., & Gilkerson, E. (1987). The effect of antibiotics on the destruction of cartilage in experimental infectious arthritis. journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 69(7), 1063-1068.