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Baraa Zuhaili, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Surgery

Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)

Languages: English, Arabic

Expertise: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), Ablation, Angioplasty, Aortic Stent-Grafts/Endografts, Arterial Occlusive Disease, Arterial Ultrasound, Arteriovenous Fistulas (AVF), Carotid Artery Disease, Carotid Artery Stenting, Carotid Body Tumors, Carotid Endarterectomy, Claudication, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Diabetic Wound Care , Dialysis Access, Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas, Endovascular Interventions, Endovascular Stent Grafts, Endovascular Therapies, Femoral Artery Aneurysms, General Vascular Surgery, Lower Extremity Angioplasty, Lower Extremity Revascularization, Lower Extremity Stenting, Mesenteric Arterial Insufficiency, Minimally Invasive Radiofrequency Ablation, Non-Invasive Diagnostics, Peripheral Angiography, Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), Popliteal Artery Aneurysms, Redo Lower Extremity Vascular Reconstruction, Renal Artery Disease, Stroke Prevention, Subclavian Steal Syndrome, Subclavian Stenosis, Varicose Veins, Vascular Surgery, Vascular Ultrasound, Venous Access ...read more

Background

Baraa Zuhaili is an assistant professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins and a vascular surgeon, practicing at Howard County General Hospital.

Dr. Zuhaili received his medical degree from Damascus Medical School in Syria. He began his preliminary residency in general surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical school and went on to complete his general surgery residency at Berkshire Medical Center. He completed a vascular surgery fellowship at Michigan State vascular program at McLaren Regional Hospital.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD, University of Damascus (2005)

Residencies

  • Brigham and Womens Hospital / General Surgery (2011)
  • Berkshire Medical Center / General Surgery (2014)

Fellowships

  • McLaren Regional Medical Center / Vascular Surgery (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2017)
  • American Board of Surgery / Vascular Surgery (2017)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Molnar, Robert. Zuhaili, Baraa (2017). Carotid angioplasty and stenting (chapter 1) in Endovascular and Open Vascular reconstruction, A practical approach (p 3-8). CRC Press

Zuhaili B, Molnar R, Malhotra N. The endovascular management of a 3.5-cm gastroduodenal artery aneurysm presenting with gastritis and recurrent pancreatitis. Avicenna J Med. 2017 Jul-Sep;7(3):130-132

Zuhaili B, Aflaki P, Koyama T, Fossum M, Reish R, Schmidt B, Pomahac B, Eriksson E. Meshed skin grafts placed upside down can take if desiccation is prevented. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Mar;125(3):855-65

Reish RG, Zuhaili B, Bergmann J, Aflaki P, Koyama T, Hackl F, Waisbren E, Canseco JA, Verma KD, Eriksson E, Yao F. Modulation of scarring in a liquid environment in the Yorkshire pig. Wound Repair Regen. 2009 Nov-Dec;17(6):806-16

Zuhaili B, Molnar R. The incidence of carotid stent fracture and concerns regarding stent durability over time. Supplement to Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2016 June; 63(6S):85S

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Tufts Medical School Excellence Teaching Citation, 2010 - 2011
  • Robert Tracy Award for Excellence in Vascular Surgery, Berkshire Medical Center, 2014
  • Annual Research Award, 18th Annual Community Research Forum: FAME Symposium (Flint, Michigan), 2016

Memberships

  • Society for Vascular Surgery

    Member

  • American College of Surgeons

    Member

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Presentation
    The incidence of carotid stent fracture and concerns regarding stent durability over time, 2016 Vascular Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. (06/08/2016)
  • Recurrent carotid in-stent re-stenosis in radiated neck with prior neck dissection
    Lecture, Challenging Case Symposium, 44th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV (03/12/2016)
    Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular-open hybrid approach to exclude bilateral iliac and right hypogastric arteries aneurysms
    Lecture, Michigan Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Novi, MI (02/11/2016)
  • Aorta and renal artery endarterectomy with bovine patch arterioplasty for intermittent claudication via retroperitoneal approach
    Lecture, 3rd Annual International Aortic Summit, Aruba (02/11/2015)
  • Stent Fractures and Restenosis Rates after Carotid Artery Stenting
    Lecture, 38th Midwestern Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Iowa (09/04/2014)
  • Basement membrane formation after transplantation of skin to full thickness wounds
    Lecture, 18th Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society SAWC/WHS Joint Meeting, San Diego, CA (04/24/2008)
  • Gene transfer of Insulin-Like Growth Factor (IGF-1) improves wound healing in diabetic full-thickness porcine wounds
    Lecture, The 62nd Annual Session of the Surgical Forum 2007 Clinical Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana (10/07/2007)
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