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Timothy A. M. Chuter, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Contact Information

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, UCSF
400 Parnassus Avenue, A-6110
San Francisco, CA 94143-0957
Phone: (415) 353-2357
Fax: (415) 353-2669
  • 1977-80, Nottingham University, B.M.Sc., Hons, Physiology
  • 1977-82, Nottingham University, B.M.,B.S., Medicine
  • 1982-83, Nottingham University, Surgery/Medicine
  • 1984-85, Columbia University, Intern, Surgery
  • 1985-86, Columbia University, Resident, Surgery
  • 1987-89, Columbia University, Resident, Surgery
  • 1989-90, Columbia University, Chief Resident, Surgery
  • 1986-87, Columbia University, Fellow, Surgical Metabolism
  • 1990-91, University of Rochester, Fellow, Critical Care
  • 1991-93, University of Rochester, Fellow, Vascular Surgery
  • 1991-94, Nottingham University, D.M., Surgical Research
  • American Board of Surgery, 1991, Renewed 2001
  • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery, 1995, Renewed 2004
  • Endovascular management of complex aortic disease

Dr. Timothy Chuter is a vascular surgeon with a special interest in the use of branched and fenestrated stent-grafts to treat aneurysms of the aorta. Chuter designed, made and used the first bifurcated stent-graft for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair, the first modular system for endovascular repair of an aortic arch aneurysm and the first modular system for bilateral iliac aneurysms. In addition, Chuter performed the first endovascular repair of the following: an inflammatory aneurysm, an aorto-bronchial fistula and a thoracoabdominal aneurysm.

Chuter earned medical and postgraduate research degrees at Nottingham University Medical School in England. He completed a residency in surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, followed by fellowship training at the University of Rochester, N.Y. -- first in critical care, then in vascular surgery. Prior to coming to UCSF in 1996, Chuter was an assistant professor of surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York and an associate professor of radiology at Lund University in Sweden. He is the director of the Endovascular Surgery Program and a Professor of Surgery. Dr. Chuter's awards include the Medal for Innovation in Vascular Surgery from the Society for Vascular Surgery.  

Most recent publications from a total of 133
  1. Premprabha D, Sobel J, Pua C, Chong K, Reilly LM, Chuter TA, Hiramoto JS. Visceral branch occlusion following aneurysm repair using multibranched thoracoabdominal stent-grafts. J Endovasc Ther. 2014 Dec; 21(6):783-90. View in PubMed
  2. Sobel JD, Vartanian SM, Gasper WJ, Hiramoto JS, Chuter TA, Reilly LM. Lower extremity weakness after endovascular aneurysm repair with multibranched thoracoabdominal stent grafts. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Mar; 61(3):623-9. View in PubMed
  3. Haulon S, Greenberg RK, Spear R, Eagleton M, Abraham C, Lioupis C, Verhoeven E, Ivancev K, Kölbel T, Stanley B, Resch T, Desgranges P, Maurel B, Roeder B, Chuter T, Mastracci T. Global experience with an inner branched arch endograft. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Oct; 148(4):1709-16. View in PubMed
  4. Chuter TA. Commentary: From Bespoke to Off-the-Shelf: The t-Branch Stent-Graft for Total Endovascular TAAA Repair. J Endovasc Ther. 2013 Dec; 20(6):726-7. View in PubMed
  5. Chuter TA, Quiñones-Baldrich WJ. Discussion. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jul; 58(1):9. View in PubMed
  6. Gasper WJ, Reilly LM, Rapp JH, Grenon SM, Hiramoto JS, Sobel JD, Chuter TA. Assessing the anatomic applicability of the multibranched endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm technique. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jun; 57(6):1553-8; discussion 1558. View in PubMed
  7. Chitsaz S, Azadani AN, Matthews PB, Chuter TA, Tseng EE, Ge L. Hemodynamic determinants of aortic dissection propagation by 2D computational modeling: implications for endovascular stent-grafting. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2012 Oct; 53(5):631-40. View in PubMed
  8. Jaussaud N, Chitsaz S, Meadows A, Wintermark M, Cambronero N, Azadani AN, Saloner DA, Chuter TA, Tseng EE. Acute type A aortic dissection intimal tears by 64-slice computed tomography: a role for endovascular stent-grafting? J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2013 Jun; 54(3):373-81. View in PubMed
  9. Reilly LM, Rapp JH, Grenon SM, Hiramoto JS, Sobel J, Chuter TA. Efficacy and durability of endovascular thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair using the caudally directed cuff technique. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Jul; 56(1):53-63; discussion 63-4. View in PubMed
  10. Chuter TA. Invited commentary. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Jan; 55(1):8-9. View in PubMed
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