Leigh Ann O'Banion, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Dean's Office
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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

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

    Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD, is an Assistant 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 currently serves on the Vascular Surgery Interest Group (VSIG) committee of the WVS, the SVS Volunteers in Service to All (VISTA) 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 advanced venous disease, vascular trauma, and outcomes based research on vascular amputees. 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 American Vein & Lymphatic Society.

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

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    1. Contemporary outcomes of traumatic popliteal artery injury repair from the popliteal scoring assessment for vascular extremity injury in trauma study. J Vasc Surg. 2021 May 21. 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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    2. Thrombotic complications of superficial endovenous ablation: a contemporary review of thermal and non-thermal techniques. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2021 Apr 23. Kochubey MS, Siada SS, Tenet M, Kiguchi MM, Dirks RC, O'Banion LA. PMID: 33890755.
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    3. SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study. Br J Surg. 2021 Mar 24. COVIDSurg Collaborative, GlobalSurg Collaborative . PMID: 33761533.
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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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 Sep; 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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    7. Comment on: Beyond the Crossroads by DuBose et al. Ann Surg. 2020 Dec 22. Bowser KE, Shalhub S, Mouawad NJ, O'Banion LA, Escobar GC, Liang AMC, Khan S, Ohman J, Mills JL, Aziz F. PMID: 33630472.
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    8. 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.
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    9. 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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    10. 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.
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    11. 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.
    12. 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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    13. 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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    14. 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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    15. 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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