Cassius Iyad Ochoa Chaar MD, MS, FACSAssociate Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
Dr. Chaar is an Associate Professor in surgery, in the division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at Yale University School of Medicine. He leads the vascular quality efforts at the Heart and Vascular Center of Yale New Haven Hospital and has been recently elected chair of the arterial research advisory committee of the Vascular Study Group of New England (VSGNE). Dr Chaar is also the medical student clerkship director for vascular surgery and the advisor for the vascular and endovascular surgery interest group. His research focuses on the surgical outcomes of patients with peripheral arterial disease, venous thromboembolism, aortic disease, venous insufficiency, and carotid disease.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Association Between Residual Osteomyelitis at Resection Margin After Conservative Surgery and Recurrence of Diabetic Foot Infection
- Foot Ulcer and Lower-Extremity Amputation Risk in Diabetes Control
- ACE Insertion/Deletion Polymorphism and Risk of Lower-Limb Amputation in Long-Standing Type 1 Diabetes
- Contemporary Revascularization Strategies and Outcomes Among Patients With Diabetes With Critical Limb Ischemia