David J. Minion, MD, FACS

Clinical interests

  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Arterial Disease
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Ischemic Nephropathy
  • Thoracic Aneurysm Repair
  • Venous Disease

David J. Minion, MD, FACS

Biography

My name is David J. Minion; I received my medical degree from the Indiana University, School of Medicine, Indianapolis. I completed a fellowship at Case Western Reserve University Hospital, Cleveland.

I am board certified by the American Board of Surgery in Vascular Surgery.

Faculty rank

Professor of Surgery

Education

Degree
Indiana University, School of Medicine, Indianapolis

Residency
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha

Fellowship
Case Western Reserve University Hospital, Cleveland

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery 

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Vein Clinic

UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building
Suite 302
125 E. Maxwell St.
Lexington KY 40508-2678

Call 859-218-2773

The clinic is held on Fridays.

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  1. Saha SP, Rodgers-Fischl PM, Minion DJ, Ferraris VA, Davenport DL. Variability in carotid endarterectomy at a single medical center: an outcome and cost analysis. Int J Angiol. 2012 Dec;21(4):209-12.
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  2. Minion DJ, Davenport DL. Access Techniques for EVAR: Percutaneous Techniques and Working with Small Arteries. Semin Vasc Surg. 2012 Dec; 25(4):208-16. PMID: 23206568.
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  3. Vallabhaneni R, Sorial EE, Jordan WD, Minion DJ, Farber MA. Iliac artery recanalization of chronic occlusions to facilitate endovascular aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Dec; 56(6):1549-54. PMID: 22960023.
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  4. Reijnen MM, Minion DJ, Lardenoye JW. Treatment of a type IIIb endoleak in a Talent endograft using telescoping cuffs and two parallel upside-down excluder contralateral legs. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Aug; 56(2):538-41. PMID: 22703976.
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  5. Minion DJ, Xenos ES. The femoral-based endowedge technique to increase juxtarenal seal and correct graft tilt. J Vasc Surg. 2012 May; 55(5):1522-5. PMID: 22169664.
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  6. Rubinstein C, Endean ED, Minion DJ, Sorial EE, O'Keeffe SD, Xenos ES. Thrombin injection for the treatment of mycotic gluteal aneurysm. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2012 Jan; 46(1):77-9. PMID: 21890561.
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  7. Minion DJ. Invited commentary. J Vasc Surg. 2011 May; 53(5):1390. PMID: 21575756.
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  8. Carter R, O'Keeffe S, Minion DJ, Sorial EE, Endean ED, Xenos ES. Spontaneous superior mesenteric artery dissection: report of 2 patients and review of management recommendations. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2011 Apr; 45(3):295-8. PMID: 21278174.
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  9. Carter RR, Orr NT, Minion DJ, Xenos ES. Aortic injury from posterior rib fracture. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Jan; 39(1):138. PMID: 20627607.
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  10. O'Keeffe SD, Davenport DL, Minion DJ, Sorial EE, Endean ED, Xenos ES. Blood transfusion is associated with increased morbidity and mortality after lower extremity revascularization. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Mar; 51(3):616-21, 621.e1-3. PMID: 20110154.
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  11. O'Keeffe SD, Davenport D, Endean ED, Xenos ES, Sorial EE, Minion DJ. Variations in early outcomes of endovascular aneurysm repair with alternate endograft configurations. Ann Vasc Surg. 2010 Jan; 24(1):28-33. PMID: 20122462.
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  12. Davenport DL, O'Keeffe SD, Minion DJ, Sorial EE, Endean ED, Xenos ES. Thirty-day NSQIP database outcomes of open versus endoluminal repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Feb; 51(2):305-9.e1. PMID: 19939609.
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  13. Abedi NN, Davenport DL, Xenos E, Sorial E, Minion DJ, Endean ED. Gender and 30-day outcome in patients undergoing endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR): an analysis using the ACS NSQIP dataset. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Sep; 50(3):486-91, 491.e1-4. PMID: 19628363.
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  14. Bleakley CM, Glasgow P, Webb M, Minion D. An unusual case of bilateral myositis ossificans in a young athlete. BMJ Case Rep. 2009; 2009. PMID: 21691398.
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  15. Xenos ES, Bietz G, Minion DJ, Abedi NN, Sorial EE, Karagiorgos N, Endean ED. Endoluminal thermal ablation versus stripping of the saphenous vein: Meta-analysis of recurrence of reflux. Int J Angiol. 2009; 18(2):75-8. PMID: 22477498.
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  16. Abedi NN, Davenport DL, Karagiorgos N, Minion DJ, Sorial EE, Endean ED, Xenos ES. Long-term outcome of infrapopliteal catheter-based intervention for critical limb ischemia. Int J Angiol. 2009; 18(3):126-8. PMID: 22477512.
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  17. Xenos ES, Minion DJ, Davenport DL, Hamdallah O, Abedi NN, Sorial EE, Endean ED. Endovascular versus open repair for descending thoracic aortic rupture: institutional experience and meta-analysis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2009 Feb; 35(2):282-6. PMID: 19081731.
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  18. Xenos ES, Abedi NN, Davenport DL, Minion DJ, Hamdallah O, Sorial EE, Endean ED. Meta-analysis of endovascular vs open repair for traumatic descending thoracic aortic rupture. J Vasc Surg. 2008 Nov; 48(5):1343-51. PMID: 18632242.
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  19. Xenos ES, Minion DJ, Sorial EE, Endean ED. Endovascular retrieval of an intraaortic greenfield vena cava filter. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2008 Apr-May; 42(2):165-7. PMID: 18421032.
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  20. Minion DJ, Xenos E, Sorial E, Saha S, Endean ED. The trifurcated endograft technique for hypogastric preservation during endovascular aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2008 Mar; 47(3):658-61. PMID: 18295123.
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  21. Minion D, Plymale M, Donnelly M, Endean E. The effect of prior night call status on the American Board of Surgery in-training examination scores: eight years of data from a single institution. J Surg Educ. 2007 Nov-Dec; 64(6):416-9. PMID: 18063279.
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  22. Sorial E, Valentino J, Given CA, Endean ED, Minion DJ. The emergency use of endografts in the carotid circulation to control hemorrhage in potentially contaminated fields. J Vasc Surg. 2007 Oct; 46(4):792-8. PMID: 17903657.
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  23. Minion D, Sorial E, Endean E. Ethics of guidelines for reviewers of medical manuscripts. J Vasc Surg. 2007 Aug; 46(2):391-3. PMID: 17664118.
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  24. Yancey AE, Minion DJ, Rodriguez C, Patterson DE, Endean ED. Peripheral atherectomy in TransAtlantic InterSociety Consensus type C femoropopliteal lesions for limb salvage. J Vasc Surg. 2006 Sep; 44(3):503-9. PMID: 16950425.
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  25. Minion DJ, Yancey A, Patterson DE, Saha S, Endean ED. The endowedge and kilt techniques to achieve additional juxtarenal seal during deployment of the Gore Excluder endoprosthesis. Ann Vasc Surg. 2006 Jul; 20(4):472-7. PMID: 16791453.
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  26. Minion DJ, Rodriguez CC, Moore EM, Patterson DE, Endean ED. Technique of slow deployment of Gore Excluder endograft improves accuracy of placement. J Vasc Surg. 2006 Apr; 43(4):852-4. PMID: 16616251.
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  27. Minion DJ, Moore E, Endean E. Revision using distal inflow: a novel approach to dialysis-associated steal syndrome. Ann Vasc Surg. 2005 Sep; 19(5):625-8. PMID: 16052391.
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  28. Moore E, Matthews MR, Minion DJ, Quick R, Schwarcz TH, Loh FK, Endean ED. Surgical management of peripancreatic arterial aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2004 Aug; 40(2):247-53. PMID: 15297817.
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  29. Schwarcz TH, Matthews MR, Hartford JM, Quick RC, Kwolek CJ, Minion DJ, Endean ED, Mentzer RM. Surveillance venous duplex is not clinically useful after total joint arthroplasty when effective deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis is used. Ann Vasc Surg. 2004 Mar; 18(2):193-8. PMID: 15253255.
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  30. Hertz JA, Minion DJ, Quick RC, Moore EM, Schwartz TH, Endean ED. Endovascular exclusion of a postendarterectomy carotid pseudoaneurysm. Ann Vasc Surg. 2003 Sep; 17(5):558-61. PMID: 14738085.
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  31. Kwolek CJ, Matthews MR, Hartford JM, Minion DJ, Schwarcz TH, Quick R, Endean E. Endovascular repair of external iliac artery occlusion after hip prosthesis migration. J Endovasc Ther. 2003 Jun; 10(3):668-71. PMID: 12932185.
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  32. Thornton BP, Minion DJ, Quick R, Vasconez HC, Endean ED. Pseudoaneurysm of the lateral plantar artery after foot laceration. J Vasc Surg. 2003 Mar; 37(3):672-5. PMID: 12618709.
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  33. Minion DJ, Donnelly MB, Quick RC, Pulito A, Schwartz R. Are multiple objective measures of student performance necessary? Am J Surg. 2002 Jun; 183(6):663-5. PMID: 12095597.
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  34. Minion DJ, Sprang R, Endean ED. A review of telemedicine in vascular surgery. Minerva Chir. 2002 Apr; 57(2):237-44. PMID: 11941301.
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  35. Schwarcz TH, Quick RC, Minion DJ, Kearney PA, Kwolek CJ, Endean ED. Enoxaparin treatment in high-risk trauma patients limits the utility of surveillance venous duplex scanning. J Vasc Surg. 2001 Sep; 34(3):447-52. PMID: 11533596.
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  36. Endean ED, Barnes SL, Kwolek CJ, Minion DJ, Schwarcz TH, Mentzer RM. Surgical management of thrombotic acute intestinal ischemia. Ann Surg. 2001 Jun; 233(6):801-8. PMID: 11407335.
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  37. Endean ED, Mallon LI, Minion DJ, Kwolek CJ, Schwarcz TH. Telemedicine in vascular surgery: does it work? Am Surg. 2001 Apr; 67(4):334-40; discussion 340-1. PMID: 11307999.
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  38. Minion DJ, Snajdar RM, Van De Kerkhove MP, Van Aalst JA, Fox PL, Graham LM. The migratory response to platelet-derived growth factor of smooth muscle cells isolated from synthetic vascular grafts in a canine model. J Vasc Surg. 2000 May; 31(5):953-9. PMID: 10805886.
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  39. Minion DJ, van de Kerkhove MP, Goodman GR, van Aalst JA, Absood A, Fox PL, Graham LM. The proliferative response to platelet-derived growth factor of smooth muscle cells isolated from synthetic vascular grafts in a canine model. J Vasc Surg. 1999 May; 29(5):845-50; discussion 851. PMID: 10231636.
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  40. Pitsch RJ, Minion DJ, Goman ML, van Aalst JA, Fox PL, Graham LM. Platelet-derived growth factor production by cells from Dacron grafts implanted in a canine model. J Vasc Surg. 1997 Jul; 26(1):70-8. PMID: 9240324.
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  41. Pitsch RJ, Goodman GR, Minion DJ, Madura JA, Fox PL, Graham LM. Inhibition of smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration in vitro by antisense oligonucleotide to c-myb. J Vasc Surg. 1996 May; 23(5):783-91. PMID: 8667499.
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  42. Minion DJ, Lynch TG, Baxter BT, Lieberman R. Pseudoaneurysm of the external carotid artery following radical neck dissection and irradiation: a case report and review of the literature. Cardiovasc Surg. 1994 Oct; 2(5):607-11. PMID: 7820522.
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  43. Minion DJ, Davis VA, Nejezchleb PA, Wang Y, McManus BM, Baxter BT. Elastin is increased in abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Surg Res. 1994 Oct; 57(4):443-6. PMID: 7934021.
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  44. Baxter BT, Davis VA, Minion DJ, Wang YP, Lynch TG, McManus BM. Abdominal aortic aneurysms are associated with altered matrix proteins of the nonaneurysmal aortic segments. J Vasc Surg. 1994 May; 19(5):797-802; discussion 803. PMID: 8170033.
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  45. Baxter BT, Minion DJ, McCance CL, Eskildsen JM, Heffele JJ, Lynch TG. Rational approach to postoperative transfusion in high-risk patients. Am J Surg. 1993 Dec; 166(6):720-4; discussion 724-5. PMID: 8273857.
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  46. Minion DJ, Wang Y, Lynch TG, Fox IJ, Prorok GD, Baxter BT. Soluble factors modulate changes in collagen gene expression in abdominal aortic aneurysms. Surgery. 1993 Aug; 114(2):252-6; discussion 256-7. PMID: 8342129.
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