Leigh Ann O'Banion, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Surgery - Fresno
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    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LAB.S.2006
    LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans, LAMD2010
    University of California San Francisco-Fresno, Fresno, CA2015General Surgery
    University of California San Francisco-Fresno, Fresno, CA2017Vascular Surgery
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    UCSF-Fresno2020Western Vascular Society Founder's Award
    UCSF-Fresno2021Faculty Research Award
    2022Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching-Nominee

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    Leigh Ann O'Banion, MD
    Associate Clinical Professor, Surgery

    Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, at the University of California San Francisco Fresno, UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research.

    Dr. O’Banion received her undergraduate degree in Biologic Sciences from Louisiana State University and her medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She completed her general surgery residency at UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program, Fresno, California. Subsequently, she completed her Vascular Fellowship at UCSF. Dr. O’Banion is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General and Vascular Surgery. She is also a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)

    Dr. O’Banion has been a faculty member in the Department of Surgery since 2017. Dr. O’Banion’s clinical and didactic teaching involves educating, lecturing, mentoring, and supervising medical students and residents that rotate on the vascular surgery service. Trainees represent a wide range of educational levels, including medical students, general surgery residents, as well as critical care and interventional cardiology fellows. She is an associate editor for the Journal of Vascular Surgery: Cases Innovations and Techniques. She currently serves as chair of the Communications committee of the WVS, Co-Chair of the SVS Foundation Gala Committee, the SVS Appropriateness Committee, the VESS Vascular Research Consortium Committee, as well as the AVF Digital Media Committee, and is committed to the education and promotion of vascular surgery.

    Her clinical research focuses on limb salvage and outcomes based research on vascular patients with major amputation. She has presented her research at the local/regional and nation level and published in multiple surgical journals. Her work on traumatic popliteal injuries was awarded the 2020 Western Vascular Society Founder’s Research Award. She was awarded the 2021 UCSF Fresno Faculty Research Award.

    A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and Fellow of the Society of Vascular Surgery (FSVS), Dr. O’Banion is also a member of the Western Vascular Society, Vascular and Endovascular Surgical Society, the American Venous Forum and the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery.

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    The Lower Extremity Amputation Protocol
    Society of Vascular Surgery Foundation Community Awareness and Prevention Project Grant
    Role: Primary Investigator
    Description: Implement a multidisciplinary protocol with the goal of improving outcomes in vascular patients undergoing major lower extremity amputation.

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    1. Improved long-term functional outcomes and mortality of patients with vascular-related amputations utilizing the lower extremity amputation pathway. J Vasc Surg. 2024 Apr; 79(4):856-862.e1. O'Banion LA, Aparicio C, Borshan C, Siada S, Matheny H, Woo K. PMID: 38141741.
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    2. Type IV Hypersensitivity Reaction after Cyanoacrylate Venous Closure. Ann Vasc Surg. 2023 Sep; 95:218-223. O'Banion LAA, Shao MY, Ali A, Kochubey M, Yan Y, Fallentine J, Oh JH, Patel HR, Agrawal N, Carmona E, Hager ES, Kiguchi MM. PMID: 37301253.
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    3. Lack of patient-centered evaluation of outcomes in intermittent claudication literature. J Vasc Surg. 2023 09; 78(3):828-836. O'Banion LA, Saadi S, Hasan B, Nayfeh T, Simons JP, Murad MH, Woo K. PMID: 37044317.
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    4. Carotid endarterectomy is safe for octogenarians. J Vasc Surg. 2023 01; 77(1):176-181. Qumsiyeh Y, Siada S, Yan Y, Dirks R, Ali A, Daneshvar M, O'Banion LA. PMID: 35940506.
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    5. Thrombotic complications after radiofrequency and cyanoacrylate endovenous ablation: Outcomes of a multicenter real-world experience. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2022 Nov; 10(6):1221-1228. O'Banion LAA, Siada S, Cutler B, Kochubey M, Collins T, Ali A, Tenet M, Dirks R, Kiguchi MM. PMID: 35843596.
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    6. Society for Vascular Surgery appropriate use criteria for management of intermittent claudication. J Vasc Surg. 2022 07; 76(1):3-22.e1. Woo K, Siracuse JJ, Klingbeil K, Kraiss LW, Osborne NH, Singh N, Tan TW, Arya S, Banerjee S, Bonaca MP, Brothers T, Conte MS, Dawson DL, Erben Y, Lerner BM, Lin JC, Mills JL, Mittleider D, Nair DG, O'Banion LA, Patterson RB, Scheidt MJ, Simons JP, Society for Vascular Surgery Appropriateness Committee. PMID: 35470016.
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    7. Choice of Endovascular vs Open Repair of Traumatic Peripheral Arterial Injury Should not be Generalized but Rather a Tailored Approach Specified According to Vascular Bed. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 06 01; 234(6):1257-1258. O'Banion LA, Magee GA. PMID: 35703827.
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    8. Reply. J Vasc Surg. 2022 02; 75(2):771. O'Banion LA, Magee GA. PMID: 35067333.
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    9. Outcomes and Their State-level Variation in Patients Undergoing Surgery With Perioperative SARS-CoV-2 Infection in the USA: A Prospective Multicenter Study. Ann Surg. 2022 02 01; 275(2):247-251. COVIDSurg Collaborative. PMID: 34793350; PMCID: PMC8745946.
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    10. Balancing Quality and Quantity in Optimizing Health Care Resource Utilization. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 12 01; 4(12):e2138907. O'Banion LA, Woo K. PMID: 34905013.
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    11. Response to: Beyond the Crossroads by DuBose et al. Ann Surg. 2021 12 01; 274(6):e863-e864. Bowser KE, Shalhub S, Mouawad NJ, O'Banion LA, Escobar GA, Choong AM, Khan SZ, Ohman JW, Mills JL, Aziz F. PMID: 33630472.
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    12. Reply. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2021 11; 9(6):1600-1601. O'Banion LA, Kiguchi MM. PMID: 34657673.
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    13. SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study. Br J Surg. 2021 Sep 27; 108(9):1056-1063. COVIDSurg Collaborative, GlobalSurg Collaborative . PMID: 33761533; PMCID: PMC7995808.
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    14. Contemporary outcomes of traumatic popliteal artery injury repair from the popliteal scoring assessment for vascular extremity injury in trauma study. J Vasc Surg. 2021 11; 74(5):1573-1580.e2. O'Banion LA, Dirks R, Saldana-Ruiz N, Farooqui E, Yoon WJ, Pozolo C, Fox CJ, Crally A, Siada S, Nehler MR, Brooke BS, Beckstrom JL, Kiang S, Boggs HK, Chandra V, Ho VT, Zhou W, Lee A, Bowens N, Cho Y, Woo K, Ulloa J, Magee GA. PMID: 34023429.
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    15. Thrombotic complications of superficial endovenous ablation: a contemporary review of thermal and non-thermal techniques. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2021 Oct; 62(5):420-426. Kochubey MS, Siada SS, Tenet M, Kiguchi MM, Dirks RC, O'Banion LA. PMID: 33890755.
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    16. Endovascular versus open repair of isolated superficial femoral and popliteal artery injuries. J Vasc Surg. 2021 09; 74(3):814-822.e1. Potter HA, Alfson DB, Rowe VL, Wadé NB, Weaver FA, Inaba K, O'Banion LA, Siracuse JJ, Magee GA. PMID: 33684481.
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    17. Popliteal scoring assessment for vascular extremity injuries in trauma study. J Vasc Surg. 2021 09; 74(3):804-813.e3. O'Banion LA, Dirks R, Farooqui E, Saldana-Ruiz N, Yoon WJ, Pozolo C, Fox C, Crally A, Siada S, Nehler MR, Brooke BS, Beckstrom JL, Kiang S, Boggs HK, Chandra V, Ho VT, Zhou W, Lee A, Bowens N, Cho Y, Woo K, Ulloa J, Magee GA. PMID: 33639233.
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    18. A comparison of cyanoacrylate glue and radiofrequency ablation techniques in the treatment of superficial venous reflux in CEAP 6 patients. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2021 09; 9(5):1215-1221. O'Banion LA, Reynolds KB, Kochubey M, Cutler B, Tefera EA, Dirks R, Kiguchi MM. PMID: 33453440.
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    19. Global impact of the first coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic wave on vascular services. Br J Surg. 2020 10; 107(11):1396-1400. Vascular and Endovascular Research Network (VERN) COVER study collaborative*. PMID: 33405234; PMCID: PMC7929316.
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    20. Outcomes of major lower extremity amputations n dysvascular patients: Room for improvement. Am J Surg. 2020 12; 220(6):1506-1510. O'Banion LA, Dirks R, Farooqui E, Kaups K, Qumsiyeh Y, Rome C, Davis J. PMID: 32891397.
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    21. Managing central venous access during a health care crisis. J Vasc Surg. 2020 Oct; 72(4):1184-1195.e3. Chun TT, Judelson DR, Rigberg D, Lawrence PF, Cuff R, Shalhub S, Wohlauer M, Abularrage CJ, Anastasios P, Arya S, Aulivola B, Baldwin M, Baril D, Bechara CF, Beckerman WE, Behrendt CA, Benedetto F, Bennett LF, Charlton-Ouw KM, Chawla A, Chia MC, Cho S, Choong AMTL, Chou EL, Christiana A, Coscas R, De Caridi G, Ellozy S, Etkin Y, Faries P, Fung AT, Gonzalez A, Griffin CL, Guidry L, Gunawansa N, Gwertzman G, Han DK, Hicks CW, Hinojosa CA, Hsiang Y, Ilonzo N, Jayakumar L, Joh JH, Johnson AP, Kabbani LS, Keller MR, Khashram M, Koleilat I, Krueger B, Kumar A, Lee CJ, Lee A, Levy MM, Lewis CT, Lind B, Lopez-Pena G, Mohebali J, Molnar RG, Morrissey NJ, Motaganahalli RL, Mouawad NJ, Newton DH, Ng JJ, O'Banion LA, Phair J, Rancic Z, Rao A, Ray HM, Rivera AG, Rodriguez L, Sales CM, Salzman G, Sarfati M, Savlania A, Schanzer A, Sharafuddin MJ, Sheahan M, Siada S, Siracuse JJ, Smith BK, Smith M, Soh I, Sorber R, Sundaram V, Sundick S, Tomita TM, Trinidad B, Tsai S, Vouyouka AG, Westin GG, Williams MS, Wren SM, Yang JK, Yi J, Zhou W, Zia S, Woo K. PMID: 32682063; PMCID: PMC7362805.
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    22. Letter to the Editor: The Power of Social Media: A Call for Change in Professional Perspective. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2020; 72(5):1820-1821. Long KN, Vouyouka A, Makaroun M, O'Banion LA., et al. View Publication.
    23. Cryopreserved saphenous vein as a last-ditch conduit for limb salvage. J Vasc Surg. 2017 09; 66(3):844-849. O'Banion LA, Wu B, Eichler CM, Reilly LM, Conte MS, Hiramoto JS. PMID: 28502546.
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    24. Radiocephalic fistulas for hemodialysis: a comparison of techniques. Am Surg. 2015 Apr; 81(4):341-4. O'Banion LA, Van Buren D, Davis JW. PMID: 25831177.
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    25. Limb salvage after complex repairs of extremity arterial injuries is independent of surgical specialty training. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Mar; 74(3):716-23; discussion 723-4. Shackford SR, Kahl JE, Calvo RY, Shackford MC, Danos LA, Davis JW, Vercruysse GA, Feliciano DV, Moore EE, Moore HB, Knudson MM, Howard BM, Sise MJ, Coimbra RS, Costantini TW, Brakenridge SC, Tominaga GT, Schaffer KB, Steele JT, Kennedy FR, Cogbill TH. PMID: 23425727.
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    26. Acute ethanol intoxication and the trauma patient: hemodynamic pitfalls. World J Surg. 2011 Sep; 35(9):2149-53. Bilello J, McCray V, Davis J, Jackson L, Danos LA. PMID: 21748516.
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