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Ali Azizzadeh, M.D., FACS

Ali Azizzadeh, M.D., FACS

Dr. Ali Azizzadeh is a board-certified vascular surgeon who specializes in the minimally invasive treatment of vascular diseases. He earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas in1999 and completed his residency in 2003 at the same place. He finished his general surgery training at UT Health in Houston and continued his studies at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Azizzadeh actively participates in research on new surgical techniques including work to test new stents, grafts, and other devices. He was awarded the Baylor University Distinguished Young Alumnus Award in 2008.

Conditions Dr. Azizzadeh Treats

  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Dissections
  • Carotid Artery Diseases
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vasculitis

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Cigna
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • MultiPlan

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Baylor College of Medicine


Baylor College of Medicine


Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons
  • American Heart Association American Heart Association
  • Society for Vascular Surgery Society for Vascular Surgery
  • American Medical Association American Medical Association
  • Publications & Media

    • Endovascular repair of an iatrogenic superior vena caval injury: a case report.

      Azizzadeh, A., Pham, M. T., Estrera, A. L., Coogan, S. M., Safi, H. J.

    • Endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: systematic literature review.

      Azizzadeh, A., Villa, M. A., Miller, C. C., Estrera, A. L., Coogan, S. M., Safi, H. J.

    • Effect of patient transfer on outcomes after open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms.

      Azizzadeh, A., Miller, C. C., Villa, M. A., Estrera, A. L., Coogan, S. M., Meiner, S. T., Safi, H. J.

    • Blunt traumatic aortic injury: initial experience with endovascular repair.

      Azizzadeh, A., Keyhani, K., Miller, C. C., Coogan, S. M., Safi, H. J., Estrera, A. L.

    • The utility of intravascular ultrasound compared to angiography in the diagnosis of blunt traumatic aortic injury.

      Azizzadeh, A., Valdes, J., Miller, C. C., Nguyen, L. L., Estrera, A. L., Charlton-Ouw, K., Coogan, S. M., Holcomb, J. B., Safi, H. J.

    • Contemporary management and outcomes of blunt thoracic aortic injury: A multicenter retrospective study.

      DuBose, J. J., Leake, S. S., Brenner, M., Pasley, J., O'Callaghan, T., Luo-Owen, X., Trust, M. D., Mooney, J., Zhao, F. Z., Azizzadeh, A.

    • Outcomes of open repair for chronic descending thoracic aortic dissection.

      Estrera, A. L., Jan, A., Sandhu, H., Shalhub, S., Medina-Castro, M., Nguyen, T. C., Azizzadeh, A., Charlton-Ouw, K., Miller, C. C., Safi, H. J.

    • Vertebral Artery Aneurysm Mimicking as Left Subclavian Artery Aneurysm in a Patient with Transforming Growth Factor Beta Receptor II Mutation.

      Afifi, R. O., Dhillon, B. S., Sandhu, H. K., Charlton-Ouw, K. M., Estrera, A. L., Azizzadeh, A.

    • Is Total Arch Replacement Associated With Worse Outcomes During Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection?

      Rice, R. D., Sandhu, H. K., Leake, S. S., Afifi, R. O., Azizzadeh, A., Charlton-Ouw, K. M., Nguyen, T. C., Miller, C. C., Safi, H. J., Estrera, A. L.

    • Outcome comparison between open and endovascular management of axillosubclavian arterial injuries.

      Branco, B. C.,Boutrous, M. L.,DuBose, J. J.,Leake, S. S.,Charlton-Ouw, K.,Rhee, P.,Mills, J. L.,Azizzadeh, A.

    • Injury grade is a predictor of aortic-related death among patients with blunt thoracic aortic injury.

      Fortuna, G. R., Fortuna, G. R., Perlick, A., Perlick, A., DuBose, J. J., DuBose, J. J., Leake, S. S., Leake, S. S., Charlton-Ouw, K. M., Charlton-Ouw, K. M., Miller, C. C., Miller, C. C., Estrera, A. L., Estrera, A. L., Azizzadeh, A., Azizzadeh, A.

    • Predictors of intervention and mortality in patients with uncomplicated acute type B aortic dissection.

      Ray, H. M., Durham, C. A., Ocazionez, D., Charlton-Ouw, K. M., Estrera, A. L., Miller, C. C., Safi, H. J., Azizzadeh, A.

    • Glomerular filtration rate is a predictor of mortality after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

      Azizzadeh, A., Sanchez, L. A., Miller, C. C., Marine, L., Rubin, B. G., Safi, H. J., Huynh, T. T., Parodi, J. C., Sicard, G. A.