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Shahram Aarabi, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of California, Berkeley, CABA05/1999Mathematics & Philosophy
    New York University, New York, NYMD05/2007Medicine
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA05/2008General Surgery Internship
    Harvard University, Boston, MAMPH05/2010Epidemiology & Statistics
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA05/2013General Surgery Residency
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA05/2015Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA05/2017Vascular Surgery Fellowship

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    Dr. Aarabi is a vascular and trauma surgeon interested in care of underserved populations as well as novel therapeutics for the care of critically ill patients. His current research is focused on limiting ischemic damage in traumatic limb injuries as well as ultrasound monitoring of critically ill and dialysis patients.

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    VascuSight (3D ultrasound monitoring of critically ill patients)
    University of Washington Jun 1, 2018 - Jun 1, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role Description: Annual direct costs: $25,000
    A Feedback Controlled Pressure Monitoring System for Limb-Stabilizing Medical Air Splints
    Amazon Apr 1, 2018 - Apr 1, 2019
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Role Description: Annual direct costs: $25,000
    Therapeutic Limb Cooling to Prevent Amputation in pDCR
    DoD CDMRP DM160405Oct 1, 2017 - Oct 1, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role Description: Total funding budget: $1,500,000
    LC-tourniquet (a novel life and limb saving cooling tourniquet)
    University of Washington Jan 1, 2016 - Jan 1, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role Description: Annual direct costs: $25,000
    A novel life and limb saving cooling tourniquet
    University of Washington Sep 1, 2015 - Sep 1, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role Description: Annual direct costs: $20,000
    A novel life and limb saving cooling tourniquet
    Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Jun 1, 2015 - Jun 1, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role Description: Annual direct costs: $37,500
    Adult endothelial progenitor cell trafficking
    NIH/NCCR M01 RR00096Sep 1, 2005 - Sep 1, 2006
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role Description: Annual direct costs: $25,000

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    1. Hurd JR, Emanuels DF, Aarabi S, Dasari M, Starnes BW, Quiroga E, Tran NT, Singh N. Limb Salvage Does Not Predict Functional Limb Outcome After Revascularization for Traumatic Acute Limb Ischemia. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019 Oct 29. PMID: 31676382.
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    2. Hemingway J, Emanuels D, Aarabi S, Quiroga E, Tran N, Starnes B, Singh N. Safety of transfer, type of procedure, and factors predictive of limb salvage in a modern series of acute limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Apr; 69(4):1174-1179. PMID: 30777685.
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    3. Sadeghi-Naini M, Aarabi S, Shokraneh F, Janani L, Vaccaro AR, Rahimi-Movaghar V. Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty for Metastatic Spinal Lesions: A Systematic Review. Clin Spine Surg. 2018 06; 31(5):203-210. PMID: 29283901.
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    4. Brenner M, Inaba K, Aiolfi A, DuBose J, Fabian T, Bee T, Holcomb JB, Moore L, Skarupa D, Scalea TM. Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta and Resuscitative Thoracotomy in Select Patients with Hemorrhagic Shock: Early Results from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma's Aortic Occlusion in Resuscitation for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Registry. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 05; 226(5):730-740. PMID: 29421694.
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    5. Drake FT, Aarabi S, Garland BT, Huntington CR, McAteer JP, Richards MK, Zern NK, Gow KW. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Surgery Resident Operative Logs: The Last Quarter Century. Ann Surg. 2017 05; 265(5):923-929. PMID: 28398961.
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    6. Allison SK, Ingraham C, Aarabi S, Kogut M. Iatrogenic Common Iliac Artery Rupture from Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 04; 28(4):619-620. PMID: 28343591.
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    7. Heneghan RE, Aarabi S, Quiroga E, Gunn ML, Singh N, Starnes BW. Call for a new classification system and treatment strategy in blunt aortic injury. J Vasc Surg. 2016 07; 64(1):171-6. PMID: 27131924.
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    8. Aarabi S, Smithers C, Fils MM, Godson JL, Pierre JH, Mukherjee J, Meara J, Farmer P. Global Surgery Fellowship: A model for surgical care and education in resource-poor countries. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Oct; 50(10):1772-5. PMID: 26165159.
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    9. Parent B, Shelton M, Nordlund M, Aarabi S, O'Keefe G. Parenteral Nutrition Utilization After Implementation of Multidisciplinary Nutrition Support Team Oversight: A Prospective Cohort Study. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2016 11; 40(8):1151-1157. PMID: 25921561.
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    10. Gow KW, Drake FT, Aarabi S, Waldhausen JH. The ACGME case log: general surgery resident experience in pediatric surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Aug; 48(8):1643-9. PMID: 23932601.
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    11. Allison S, Rainey M, Aarabi S, Padia SA. Traumatic laceration of the cisterna chyli treated by lymphangiography and percutaneous embolization. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2014 Feb; 37(1):267-70. PMID: 23474916.
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    12. Soroceanu A, Sidhwa F, Aarabi S, Kaufman A, Glazebrook M. Surgical versus nonsurgical treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture: a meta-analysis of randomized trials. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Dec 05; 94(23):2136-43. PMID: 23224384.
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    13. Drake FT, Van Eaton EG, Huntington CR, Jurkovich GJ, Aarabi S, Gow KW. ACGME case logs: Surgery resident experience in operative trauma for two decades. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Dec; 73(6):1500-6. PMID: 23188243.
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    14. Aarabi S, Stephenson J, Christie DL, Javid PJ. Noningested intraperitoneal foreign body causing chronic abdominal pain: a role for laparoscopy in the diagnosis. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Feb; 47(2):e15-7. PMID: 22325414.
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    15. Masters B, Aarabi S, Sidhwa F, Wood F. High-carbohydrate, high-protein, low-fat versus low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat enteral feeds for burns. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Jan 18; 1:CD006122. PMID: 22258965.
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    16. Sharma S, Schneider LF, Barr J, Aarabi S, Chibbaro P, Grayson B, Cutting CB. Comparison of minimally invasive versus conventional open harvesting techniques for iliac bone graft in secondary alveolar cleft patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Aug; 128(2):485-91. PMID: 21788839.
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    17. Aarabi S, Sidhwa F, Riehle KJ, Chen Q, Mooney DP. Pediatric appendicitis in New England: epidemiology and outcomes. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jun; 46(6):1106-14. PMID: 21683207.
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    18. Aarabi S, Smithers CJ, Mukharjee J. Don't ignore home grown medical systems. BMJ. 2010 Jun 17; 340:c3187. PMID: 20558517.
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    19. Aarabi S, Drugas G, Avansino JR. Mesothelial cyst presenting as an irreducible inguinal mass. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun; 45(6):e19-21. PMID: 20620295.
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    20. Ghali S, Bhatt KA, Dempsey MP, Jones DM, Singh S, Aarabi S, Arabi S, Butler PE, Gallo RL, Gurtner GC. Treating chronic wound infections with genetically modified free flaps. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Apr; 123(4):1157-68. PMID: 19337084.
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    21. Aarabi S, Draper L, Grayson B, Gurtner GC. Bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw: successful treatment at 2-year follow-up. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Aug; 122(2):57e-9e. PMID: 18626318.
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    22. Callaghan MJ, Chang EI, Seiser N, Aarabi S, Ghali S, Kinnucan ER, Simon BJ, Gurtner GC. Pulsed electromagnetic fields accelerate normal and diabetic wound healing by increasing endogenous FGF-2 release. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jan; 121(1):130-41. PMID: 18176216.
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    23. Chang EI, Loh SA, Ceradini DJ, Chang EI, Lin SE, Bastidas N, Aarabi S, Chan DA, Freedman ML, Giaccia AJ, Gurtner GC. Age decreases endothelial progenitor cell recruitment through decreases in hypoxia-inducible factor 1alpha stabilization during ischemia. Circulation. 2007 Dec 11; 116(24):2818-29. PMID: 18040029.
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    24. Michaels J, Churgin SS, Blechman KM, Greives MR, Aarabi S, Galiano RD, Gurtner GC. db/db mice exhibit severe wound-healing impairments compared with other murine diabetic strains in a silicone-splinted excisional wound model. Wound Repair Regen. 2007 Sep-Oct; 15(5):665-70. PMID: 17971012.
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    25. Aarabi S, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Hypertrophic scar formation following burns and trauma: new approaches to treatment. PLoS Med. 2007 Sep; 4(9):e234. PMID: 17803351.
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    26. Aarabi S, Bhatt KA, Shi Y, Paterno J, Chang EI, Loh SA, Holmes JW, Longaker MT, Yee H, Gurtner GC. Mechanical load initiates hypertrophic scar formation through decreased cellular apoptosis. FASEB J. 2007 Oct; 21(12):3250-61. PMID: 17504973.
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    27. Colwell AS, Krummel TM, Longaker MT, Lorenz HP. Early-gestation fetal scarless wounds have less lysyl oxidase expression. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Oct; 118(5):1125-9; discussion 1130-1. PMID: 17016177.
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