Department of Surgery Faculty
Maureen K. Sheehan, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division: Vascular Surgery
Board Certifications: General Surgery and Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 2008.
MD Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Maywood, 1998
BA Chemistry, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, 1994
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2003-2005
Residency, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, 1998-2003
Clinical and research interests: endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease, critical limb ischemia, carotid disease, and venous disease
Hagino RT, Sheehan MK, Jung I, Canby ED, Suri R, Toursarkissian B. Target lesion characteristics in failing vein grafts predict the success of endovascular and open revision. Journal of Vascular Surgery, Volume 46, Issue 6, December 2007, Pages 1167-1172.
Sheehan M. Labropoulos, N, Baker W, Sheehan MK. Mesenteric steal and carotid stenosis relief of symptoms with carotid endarterectomy. Ann Vasc Surg 2005 Sep; 19(5): 731-733
Sheehan MK, Barbato J, Compton CN, Zaiko A, Rhee R, Makaroun MS. Effectiveness of coiling in the treatment of endoleaks after endovascular repair. J. Vasc. Surg 2004
Baker WH, Sheehan MK. Prevention of Transient Attacks and Acute Stroke after Carotid Endarterectomy: A critique of Techniques for Cerebrovascular Protection During Carotid Endarterectomy In: Complications in Vascular Surgery. 2004.
Ezurum V, Sheehan MK, Baker WH. Cerebral Vascular Color Flow Scanning In: Vascular Diagnosis. 2004.
Sheehan MK, Beck K, Pickleman J, Aranha GV. Spectrum of cystic neoplasms of the pancreas and their surgical management. Arch Surg 2003 Jun; 138(6):657-660.
Sheehan MK, Greisler HP, Littow FN, Baker WH. The effect of intraoperative duplex on the management of postoperative stroke. Surgery 2002 Oct; 132(4):761-765
Sheehan MK, Beck K, Creech S, Pickleman J, Aranha GV. Distal pancratectomy: does the method of closure influence fistula formation? Am Surg 2002 Mar 68(3):264-267
Sheehan MK, Baker WH. Same Day Discharge after Carotid Endarterectomy In: Trends in Vascular Surgery. 2002.
Sheehan MK, Shireman PK, Littooy FN, Baker WH. Ureteral injury during aortic aneurysm repair by the retroperitoreal approach. Ann Vasc Surg 2001 Jul; 15(4):481-484
Sheehan MK, Baker WH, Littow FN, Mansour MA, Kang SS. Timing of postcarotid complications: a guide to safe discharge planning. J Vasc Sug 2001 Jul; 34(1): 13-16
Biosketch: Dr. Sheehan graduated from medical school in 1998, and completed her general surgery residency at Loyola University Medical Center in 2003. She then completed a 2 year fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at University of Pittsburgh in 2005. Since becoming a faculty member at UTHSCSA, she has completed her Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation. She currently serves on several national committees in vascular surgery, including the Diversity in Vascular Surgery committee, whose goal it is to increase diversification of physicians in the field as well as increase cultural awareness. Her current clinical and research interests include endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease, critical limb ischemia, carotid disease, and venous disease.
2010, San Antonio Magazine 'Best Doctors'
06/2003 Keeley Traveling Fellowship
5/2001 Midwest Surgical Association Resident Paper Competition
Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
American College of Surgeons, Associate Member
American Medical Association
Society for Vascular Surgery, Candidate member