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Department of Surgery »  Faculty »  Vascular Surgery »  Timothy A. M. Chuter, M.D.

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

Education

  • 1977-80, Nottingham University, B.M.Sc., Hons, Physiology
  • 1977-82, Nottingham University, B.M.,B.S., Medicine
  • 1982-83, Nottingham University, Surgery/Medicine

Residencies

  • 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

Fellowships

  • 1986-87, Columbia University, Fellow, Surgical Metabolism
  • 1990-91, University of Rochester, Fellow, Critical Care
  • 1991-93, University of Rochester, Fellow, Vascular Surgery

Postdoctoral Training

  • 1991-94, Nottingham University, D.M., Surgical Research

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, 1991, Renewed 2001
  • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery, 1995, Renewed 2004

Clinical Expertise

Research Interests

  • Endovascular management of complex aortic disease

Biography

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.  

Clinical Trials

Study ID: 10-03930 (Aortic Arch)
 

Publications

Most recent publications from a total of 130
  1. 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
  2. Chuter TA, Quiñones-Baldrich WJ. Discussion. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jul; 58(1):9. View in PubMed
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Chuter TA. Invited commentary. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Jan; 55(1):8-9. View in PubMed
  8. Chuter TA, Greenberg RK. Re: "branched grafts for thoracoabdominal aneurysms: off-label use of FDA-approved devices" by Dr. Karthik Kasirajan. J Endovasc Ther. 2011 Dec; 18(6):820-2; author reply 822-4. View in PubMed
  9. Chuter T, Greenberg RK. Standardized off-the-shelf components for multibranched endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms. Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther. 2011 Sep; 23(3):195-201. View in PubMed
  10. Chuter TA, Hiramoto JS, Park KH, Reilly LM. The transition from custom-made to standardized multibranched thoracoabdominal aortic stent grafts. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Sep; 54(3):660-7; discussion 667-8. View in PubMed
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