David Minion, MD, FACS

Bio / Education: 

Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine

University of Nebraska Medical Center – General Surgery

Case Western Reserve University – Vascular Surgery

Board Certification
American Board of Surgery
National Board of Medical Examiners
ATLS Instructor
ACLS Provider

Surgical Interests
Carotid stenting
Cerebrovascular arterial disease
Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
Ischemic nephropathy
Thoracic aneurysm repair
Venous disease

PubMed Publications: 

  • Minion, D.J.;Xenos, E.S. "The femoral-based endowedge technique to increase juxtarenal seal and correct graft tilt." Journal of vascular surgery 55, 5 (2012): 1522-5. [PubMed Link] |
  • Rubinstein, C.;Endean, E.D.;Minion, D.J.;Sorial, E.E.;O'Keeffe, S.D.;Xenos, E.S. "Thrombin injection for the treatment of mycotic gluteal aneurysm." Vascular and endovascular surgery 46, 1 (2012): 77-9. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Minion, D.J.;Davenport, D.L. "Access techniques for EVAR: percutaneous techniques and working with small arteries." Seminars in vascular surgery 25, 4 (2012): 208-16. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Saha, S.P.;Rodgers-Fischl, P.M.;Minion, D.J.;Ferraris, V.A.;Davenport, D.L. "Variability in carotid endarterectomy at a single medical center: an outcome and cost analysis." The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc 21, 4 (2012): 209-12. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Carter, R.R.;Orr, N.T.;Minion, D.J.;Xenos, E.S. "Aortic injury from posterior rib fracture." European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery 39, 1 (2011): 138. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Carter, R.;O'Keeffe, S.;Minion, D.J.;Sorial, E.E.;Endean, E.D.;Xenos, E.S. "Spontaneous superior mesenteric artery dissection: report of 2 patients and review of management recommendations." Vascular and endovascular surgery 45, 3 (2011): 295-8. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • O'Keeffe, S.D.;Davenport, D.L.;Minion, D.J.;Sorial, E.E.;Endean, E.D.;Xenos, E.S. "Blood transfusion is associated with increased morbidity and mortality after lower extremity revascularization." Journal of vascular surgery 51, 3 (2010): 616-21, 621.e1-3. [PubMed Link] |
  • O'Keeffe, S.D.;Davenport, D.;Endean, E.D.;Xenos, E.S.;Sorial, E.E.;Minion, D.J. "Variations in early outcomes of endovascular aneurysm repair with alternate endograft configurations." Annals of vascular surgery 24, 1 (2010): 28-33. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Davenport, D.L.;O'Keeffe, S.D.;Minion, D.J.;Sorial, E.E.;Endean, E.D.;Xenos, E.S. "Thirty-day NSQIP database outcomes of open versus endoluminal repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms." Journal of vascular surgery 51, 2 (2010): 305-9.e1. [PubMed Link] |
  • Abedi, N.N.;Davenport, D.L.;Xenos, E.;Sorial, E.;Minion, D.J.;Endean, E.D. "Gender and 30-day outcome in patients undergoing endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR): an analysis using the ACS NSQIP dataset." Journal of vascular surgery 50, 3 (2009): 486-91, 491.e1-4. [PubMed Link] |
  • Xenos, E.S.;Minion, D.J.;Davenport, D.L.;Hamdallah, O.;Abedi, N.N.;Sorial, E.E.;Endean, E.D. "Endovascular versus open repair for descending thoracic aortic rupture: institutional experience and meta-analysis." European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery 35, 2 (2009): 282-6. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Xenos, E.S.;Abedi, N.N.;Davenport, D.L.;Minion, D.J.;Hamdallah, O.;Sorial, E.E.;Endean, E.D. "Meta-analysis of endovascular vs open repair for traumatic descending thoracic aortic rupture." Journal of vascular surgery 48, 5 (2008): 1343-51. [PubMed Link] |
  • Minion, D.J.;Xenos, E.;Sorial, E.;Saha, S.;Endean, E.D. "The trifurcated endograft technique for hypogastric preservation during endovascular aneurysm repair." Journal of vascular surgery 47, 3 (2008): 658-61. [PubMed Link] |
  • Sorial, E.;Valentino, J.;Given, C.A.;Endean, E.D.;Minion, D.J. "The emergency use of endografts in the carotid circulation to control hemorrhage in potentially contaminated fields." Journal of vascular surgery 46, 4 (2007): 792-8. [PubMed Link] |
  • Yancey, A.E.;Minion, D.J.;Rodriguez, C.;Patterson, D.E.;Endean, E.D. "Peripheral atherectomy in TransAtlantic InterSociety Consensus type C femoropopliteal lesions for limb salvage." Journal of vascular surgery 44, 3 (2006): 503-9. [PubMed Link] |
  • Minion, D.J.;Yancey, A.;Patterson, D.E.;Saha, S.;Endean, E.D. "The endowedge and kilt techniques to achieve additional juxtarenal seal during deployment of the Gore Excluder endoprosthesis." Annals of vascular surgery 20, 4 (2006): 472-7. [PubMed Link] |
  • Minion, D.J.;Rodriguez, C.C.;Moore, E.M.;Patterson, D.E.;Endean, E.D. "Technique of slow deployment of Gore Excluder endograft improves accuracy of placement." Journal of vascular surgery 43, 4 (2006): 852-4. [PubMed Link] |
  • Minion, D.J.;Moore, E.;Endean, E. "Revision using distal inflow: a novel approach to dialysis-associated steal syndrome." Annals of vascular surgery 19, 5 (2005): 625-8. [PubMed Link] |
  • Moore, E.;Matthews, M.R.;Minion, D.J.;Quick, R.;Schwarcz, T.H.;Loh, F.K.;Endean, E.D. "Surgical management of peripancreatic arterial aneurysms." Journal of vascular surgery 40, 2 (2004): 247-53. [PubMed Link] |
  • Hertz, J.A.;Minion, D.J.;Quick, R.C.;Moore, E.M.;Schwartz, T.H.;Endean, E.D. "Endovascular exclusion of a postendarterectomy carotid pseudoaneurysm." Annals of vascular surgery 17, 5 (2003): 558-61. [PubMed Link] |
  • Thornton, B.P.;Minion, D.J.;Quick, R.;Vasconez, H.C.;Endean, E.D. "Pseudoaneurysm of the lateral plantar artery after foot laceration." Journal of vascular surgery 37, 3 (2003): 672-5. [PubMed Link] |
  • Kwolek, C.J.;Matthews, M.R.;Hartford, J.M.;Minion, D.J.;Schwarcz, T.H.;Quick, R.;Endean, E. "Endovascular repair of external iliac artery occlusion after hip prosthesis migration." Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists 10, 3 (2003): 668-71. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Minion, D.J.;Donnelly, M.B.;Quick, R.C.;Pulito, A.;Schwartz, R. "Are multiple objective measures of student performance necessary?" American journal of surgery 183, 6 (2002): 663-5. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Minion, D.J.;Sprang, R.;Endean, E.D. "A review of telemedicine in vascular surgery." Minerva chirurgica 57, 2 (2002): 237-44. [PubMed Link] |
  • Schwarcz, T.H.;Quick, R.C.;Minion, D.J.;Kearney, P.A.;Kwolek, C.J.;Endean, E.D. "Enoxaparin treatment in high-risk trauma patients limits the utility of surveillance venous duplex scanning." Journal of vascular surgery 34, 3 (2001): 447-52. [PubMed Link] |
  • Endean, E.D.;Barnes, S.L.;Kwolek, C.J.;Minion, D.J.;Schwarcz, T.H.;Mentzer RM, J. "Surgical management of thrombotic acute intestinal ischemia." Annals of surgery 233, 6 (2001): 801-8. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Endean, E.D.;Mallon, L.I.;Minion, D.J.;Kwolek, C.J.;Schwarcz, T.H. "Telemedicine in vascular surgery: does it work?" The American surgeon 67, 4 (2001): 334-40; discussion 340-1. [PubMed Link] |
  • Xenos, E.S.;Bietz, G.;Minion, D.J.;Abedi, N.N.;Sorial, E.E.;Karagiorgos, N.;Endean, E.D. "Endoluminal thermal ablation versus stripping of the saphenous vein: Meta-analysis of recurrence of reflux." The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc 18, 2 (1969): 75-8. [PubMed Link] |
  • Abedi, N.N.;Davenport, D.L.;Karagiorgos, N.;Minion, D.J.;Sorial, E.E.;Endean, E.D.;Xenos, E.S. "Long-term outcome of infrapopliteal catheter-based intervention for critical limb ischemia." The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc 18, 3 (1969): 126-8. [PubMed Link] |
  • Xenos, E.S.;Minion, D.J.;Sorial, E.E.;Endean, E.D. "Endovascular retrieval of an intraaortic greenfield vena cava filter." Vascular and endovascular surgery 42, 2 (1969): 165-7. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]