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Benjamin Brooke, M.D., Ph.D.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Locations

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(801) 581-3495 University Hospital
Cardiovascular Center
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Dr. Brooke grew up in Salt Lake City and received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Utah before heading east to complete his internship and residency in General Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. During his Halsted residency, he received his Ph.D. in Clinical Investigation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He then completed his fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Dr. Brooke’s clinical practice is focused on the open and endovascular treatment of aortic, visceral, carotid, and lower extremity arterial disease. He will also provide dialysis vascular access, and both open and catheter-based treatment of lower extremity venous reflux and varicose veins. Dr. Brooke is board certified in General Surgery and board eligible in Vascular Surgery.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Brooke is actively involved in health service research aimed at improving quality and clinical outcomes within the Department of Surgery and the Cardiovascular Service Line. He will lead surgical implementation research within the newly created Program for Health System Innovation and Research (HSIR). Dr. Brooke is also helping to establish the Utah Intervention Quality and Implementation Research (U-INQUIRE) group, directed at improving surgical quality and providing clinical research support for all surgical and interventional specialties within the University of Utah Health System.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Vascular Surgery

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Vascular Surgery

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-3495 CardioVascular Clinic
Vascular Surgery
University Hospital
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Dr. Brooke grew up in Salt Lake City and received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Utah before heading east to complete his internship and residency in General Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. During his Halsted residency, he received his Ph.D. in Clinical Investigation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He then completed his fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Dr. Brooke’s clinical practice is focused on the open and endovascular treatment of aortic, visceral, carotid, and lower extremity arterial disease. He will also provide dialysis vascular access, and both open and catheter-based treatment of lower extremity venous reflux and varicose veins. Dr. Brooke is board certified in General Surgery and board eligible in Vascular Surgery.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Brooke is actively involved in health service research aimed at improving quality and clinical outcomes within the Department of Surgery and the Cardiovascular Service Line. He will lead surgical implementation research within the newly created Program for Health System Innovation and Research (HSIR). Dr. Brooke also has helped to establish and lead the Utah Intervention Quality and Implementation Research (U-INQUIRE) group, directed at improving quality of surgical care and providing clinical research support for all surgical and interventional specialties within the University of Utah Health System.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Chief Resident Johns Hopkins Hospital
Administrative Chief Resident, General Surgery
Chief Resident
Doctoral Training Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health & School of Medicine
Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation
Ph.D.
Internship/Residency Johns Hopkins Hospital
General Surgery
Intern/Resident
Research Fellow Johns Hopkins Hospital
Surgery
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Professional Medical University of Utah School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Virginia
Biology
B.A.
Fellowship Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Vascular Surgery
Fellow

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Goodney PP, Travis LL, Brooke BS, DeMartino RR, Goodman DC, Fisher ES, Birkmeyer J(2014)Relationship between regional spending on vascular care and amputation rate.  JAMA Surgery, 149(1),34-42
  2. Jones DW, Goodney PP, Nolan BW, Brooke BS, Fillinger MF, Powell RJ, Stone D(2014)National trends in utilization, mortality, and survival after repair of type B aortic dissection in the Medicare population.LID - S0741-5214(14)00098-6 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.12.047 [doi]  Journal of Vascular Surgery,
  3. Goodney PP, Brooke BS, Wallaert J, Travis L, Lucas FL, Goodman DC, Cronenwett JL, Stone D(2013)Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair, race, and volume in thoracic aneurysm repair.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 57(1),56-63
  4. Simone TA, Brooke BS, Goodney PP, Walsh DB, Stone DH, Powell RJ, Cronenwett JL, Nolan B(2013)Clinical effectiveness of secondary interventions for restenosis after renal artery stenting.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 58(3),687-94
  5. De Martino RR, Brooke BS, Robinson W, Schanzer A, Indes JE, Wallaert JB, Nolan BW, Cronenwett JL, Goodney P(2013)Designation as "unfit for open repair" is associated with poor outcomes after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair.  Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 6(5),575-81
  6. Goodney PP, Brooke BS, Travis L, Lucas FL, Goodman DC, Cronenwett JL, Stone D(2013)Race, volume, and disparities in surgical care: how TEVAR “leveled the playing field”.  Journal of Vascular Surgery,
  7. Lum YW, Brooke BS, Arnaoutakis GJ, Williams TK, Black JH 3r(2012)Endovascular procedures in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: a review of clinical outcomes and iatrogenic complications.  Annals of Vascular Surgery, 26(1),25-33
  8. Brooke BS, Dominici F, Pronovost PJ, Makary MA, Schneider E, Pawlik T(2012)Variations in surgical outcomes associated with hospital compliance with safety practices.  Surgery, 151(5),651-9
  9. Chu LC, Johnson PT, Dietz HC, Brooke BS, Arnaoutakis GJ, Black JH 3rd, Fishman E(2012)Vascular complications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: CT findings.  American Journal of Roentgenology, 198(2),482-7
  10. Schneider EB, Hyder O, Brooke BS, Efron J, Cameron JL, Edil BH, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Wolfgang CL, Pawlik T(2012)Patient readmission and mortality after colorectal surgery for colon cancer: impact of length of stay relative to other clinical factors.  Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 214(4),390-8; discussion 398-9
  11. Lum YW, Brooke BS, Likes K, Modi M, Grunebach H, Christo PJ, Freischlag J(2012)Impact of anterior scalene lidocaine blocks on predicting surgical success in older patients with neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 55(5),1370-5
  12. Brooke BS, De Martino RR, Girotti M, Dimick JB, Goodney P(2012)Developing strategies for predicting and preventing readmissions in vascular surgery.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 56(2),556-62
  13. Brooke BS, Goodney PP, Powell RJ, Fillinger MF, Travis LL, Goodman DC, Cronenwett JL, Stone D(2012)Early discharge does not increase readmission or mortality risk after high-risk vascular surgery.LID - S0741-5214(12)01748-X [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.jvs.2012.07.055 [doi]  Journal of Vascular Surgery,
  14. Brooke BS, Arnaoutakis G, McDonnell NB, Black JH 3r(2010)Contemporary management of vascular complications associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 51(1),131-8; discussion 138-9
  15. Brooke BS, Meguid RA, Makary MA, Perler BA, Pronovost PJ, Pawlik T(2010)Improving surgical outcomes through adoption of evidence-based process measures: intervention specific or associated with overall hospital quality?  Surgery, 147(4),481-90
  16. Arnaoutakis GJ, Pirrucello J, Brooke BS, Reifsnyder (2010)Venous duplex scanning for suspected deep vein thrombosis: results before and after elimination of after-hours studies.  Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 44(5),329-33
  17. Brooke B(2010)Celiprolol therapy for vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.  The Lancet, 376(9751),1443-4
  18. Brooke BS, Nathan H, Pawlik T(2009)Trends in the quality of highly cited surgical research over the past 20 years.  Annals of Surgery, 249(1),162-7
  19. Mithani SK, St-Hilaire H, Brooke BS, Smith IM, Bluebond-Langner R, Rodriguez E(2009)Predictable patterns of intracranial and cervical spine injury in craniomaxillofacial trauma: analysis of 4786 patients.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 123(4),1293-301
  20. Meguid RA, Brooke BS, Perler BA, Freischlag J(2009)Impact of hospital teaching status on survival from ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 50(2),243-50
  21. Brooke BS, Dominici F, Makary MA, Pronovost P(2009)Use of beta-blockers during aortic aneurysm repair: bridging the gap between evidence and effective practice.  Health Affairs (electronic), 28(4),1199-209
  22. Meguid RA, Brooke BS, Chang DC, Sherwood JT, Brock MV, Yang S(2008)Are surgical outcomes for lung cancer resections improved at teaching hospitals?  The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 85(3),1015-24; discussion 1024-5
  23. Brooke BS, Perler BA, Dominici F, Makary MA, Pronovost P(2008)Reduction of in-hospital mortality among California hospitals meeting Leapfrog evidence-based standards for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 47(6),1155-6; discussion 1163-4
  24. Brooke BS, Habashi JP, Judge DP, Patel N, Loeys B, Dietz HC 3r(2008)Angiotensin II blockade and aortic-root dilation in Marfan's syndrome.  New England Journal of Medicine, 358(26),2787-95
  25. Brooke BS, McGirt MJ, Woodworth GF, Chang DC, Roseborough GS, Freischlag JA, Perler B(2007)Preoperative statin and diuretic use influence the presentation of patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy: results of a large single-institution case-control study.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 45(2),298-303
  26. McGirt MJ, Woodworth GF, Brooke BS, Coon AL, Jain S, Buck D, Huang J, Clatterbuck RE, Tamargo RJ, Perler B(2006)Hyperglycemia independently increases the risk of perioperative stroke, myocardial infarction, and death after carotid endarterectomy.  Neurosurgery, 58(6),1066-73; discussion 1066-73
  27. Brooke BS, Efron DT, Chang DC, Haut ER, Cornwell EE 3r(2006)Patterns and outcomes among penetrating trauma recidivists: it only gets worse.  Journal of Trauma, 61(1),16-9; discussion 20
  28. Efron DT, Haider A, Chang D, Haut ER, Brooke B, Cornwell EE 3r(2006)Alarming surge in nonsurvivable urban trauma and the case for violence prevention.  Archives of Surgery, 141(8),800-3; discussion 803-5
  29. McGirt MJ, Perler BA, Brooke BS, Woodworth GF, Coon A, Jain S, Buck D, Roseborough GS, Tamargo RJ, Heller J, Freischlag JA, Williams G(2005)3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors reduce the risk of perioperative stroke and mortality after carotid endarterectomy.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 42(5),829-36; discussion 836-7
  30. Karnik SK, Brooke BS, Bayes-Genis A, Sorensen L, Wythe JD, Schwartz RS, Keating MT, Li D(2003)A critical role for elastin signaling in vascular morphogenesis and disease.  Development (Cambridge), 130(2),411-23
  31. Sorensen LK, Brooke BS, Li DY, Urness L(2003)Loss of distinct arterial and venous boundaries in mice lacking endoglin, a vascular-specific TGFbeta coreceptor.  Developmental Biology, 261(1),235-50
  32. Karnik SK, Wythe JD, Sorensen L, Brooke BS, Urness LD, Li D(2003)Elastin induces myofibrillogenesis via a specific domain, VGVAPG.  Matrix Biology, 22(5),409-25
  33. Li DY, Sorensen LK, Brooke BS, Urness LD, Davis EC, Taylor DG, Boak BB, Wendel D(1999)Defective angiogenesis in mice lacking endoglin.  Science, 284(5419),1534-7
  34. Li DY, Brooke B, Davis EC, Mecham RP, Sorensen LK, Boak BB, Eichwald E, Keating M(1998)Elastin is an essential determinant of arterial morphogenesis.  Nature, 393(6682),276-80

Review

  1. Lum YW, Brooke BS, Black JH 3r(2011)Contemporary management of vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.  Current Opinion in Cardiology, 26(6),494-501
  2. Brooke B(2010)Perioperative beta-blockers for vascular surgery patients.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 51(2),515-9
  3. Brooke BS, Freischlag J(2010)Contemporary management of thoracic outlet syndrome.  Current Opinion in Cardiology, 25(6),535-40
  4. Brooke BS, Karnik SK, Li D(2003)Extracellular matrix in vascular morphogenesis and disease: structure versus signal.  Trends in Cell Biology, 13(1),51-6
  5. Brooke BS, Bayes-Genis A, Li D(2003)New insights into elastin and vascular disease.  Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine, 13(5),176-81

Book Chapter

  1. Brooke BS, Malas M(2011)Management of Recurrent Carotid Artery Stenosis.  , 735-742
  2. Brooke BS, Perler B(2010)Chapter 23: Effect of Statins on Carotid Endarterectomy.  , 221-231
  3. Brooke BS, Black J(2008)Chapter 2: Clinical Vascular Examination.  , 17-24
  4. Brooke BS, Perler B(2007)Chapter 10: Effect of statin therapy on postoperative outcomes following carotid endarterectomy.  , 83-93
  5. Brooke B(2006)Chapter 13: Remember that amiodarone causes hypothyroidism.  , 32
  6. Brooke B(2006)Chapter 22: Do not use vasopressin in patients with heart failure or mesenteric ischemia.  , 52
  7. Brooke B(2006)Chapter 59: Do not place central access in the right internal jugular in cardiac transplant patients.  , 138

Case Report

  1. Brooke BS, Choti M(2011)Image of the month. Encapsulated fat necrosis.  Archives of Surgery, 146(12),1447-8
  2. Meneshian A, Brooke B, Cornwell EE 3rd, Haut E(2008)Retroperitoneal gunshot wound hernia: an unusual cause of early postoperative small bowel obstruction after laparotomy for trauma.  Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care, 64(1),213-4

Letter

  1. Goodney PP, Stone DH, Brooke B(2014)Reply.  Journal of Vascular Surgery, 59(2),572
  2. Mithani SK, Kelamis JA, Mundinger GS, Brooke BS, Smith IM, Bluebond-Langner R, Rodriguez (2012)The prevalence of cervical spine injury, head injury, or both with isolated and multiple craniomaxillofacial fractures.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 129(1),163e; author reply 163e-164e

Abstract

  1. Chu L.C, Johnson PT, Brooke B, Arnaoutakis G, Black JH, Fishman E(2012)Vascular complications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: State-of-the-art in CT Angiography and 3D Mapping. [Abstract presented at the Radiological Society of North America, December, 2010.].  ,
  2. Brooke BS, Simone ST, Goodney PP, DeMartino RR, Walsh DB, Stone DH, Powell RJ, Cronenwett JL, Nolan B(2010)Clinical Effectiveness of Secondary Interventions for Restenosis Following Renal Artery Angioplasty and Stenting: Does it Help, Hurt, or Even Make a Difference? [Abstract accepted for oral presentation at the 39th Annual Meeting of the New England Society for Vascular Surgery, September 21-23, Boston, MA.].  ,
  3. Brooke BS, Meguid RA, Perler BA, Makary MA, Pronovost PJ, Pawlik T(2009)Adopting Evidence-Based Process Measures in Surgery: Intervention Specific or Associated with Overall Hospital Quality?  , 207(3S),S74
  4. Brooke BS, Arnaoutakis G, McDonnell N, Black J(2009)Contemporary Management of Vascular Complications Associated with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.  , 49(5),S9-S10
  5. Swanson JW, Brooke BS, Mithani SK, Smith IM, Manson PN, Rodriguez E(2008)The association of facial fracture and traumatic internal carotid injuries. [Abstract presented at the 3rd Annual Academic Surgical Congress, 2008.].  ,
  6. Brooke BS, Nathan H, Pawlik T(2008)Trends in quality of highly cited surgical evidence over the last twenty years. [Abstract presented at the 3rd Annual Academic Surgical Congress, 2008.].  ,
  7. McGirt MJ, Woodworth GF, Coon A, Brooke BS, Buck D, Huang J, Clatterbuck RE, Perler BA, Tamargo R(2006)Hyperglycemia independently increases the risk of perioperative stroke, myocardial infarction, and death after carotid endarterectomy. [Abstract presented at Congress of Neurological Surgery, 2006.].  ,
  8. Brooke BS, Habashi JP, Dietz H(2006)Losartan decreases aortic root dilation in Marfan syndrome. [Abstract presented at the American Society of Human Genetics 56th Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, October 2006.].  ,
  9. Efron DT, Haider A, Chang DC, Haut E, Brooke BS, Cornwell E(2006)Where They Die, How They Die: Evolving Patterns of Urban Trauma Mortality and the Case for Violence Prevention. [Abstract presented at the Pacific Coast Surgical Meeting, February 2006.].  ,
  10. Matsen SL, Chang DC, Brooke BS, Perler B(2005)Predictors of stroke following carotid endarterectomy. [Abstract presented at Eastern Vascular Society Meeting, Pittsburgh 2005]..  ,
  11. McGirt MJ, Coon A, Woodward GF, Brooke B.S, Jain S, Buck DW, Perler BA, Tamargo R(2005)Selective versus routine intraluminal carotid artery shunting guided by intraoperative electroencephalography (EEG) and somatosensory evoked potential (SSEP) monitoring reduces the risk of perioperative stroke after carotid endarterectomy. [Abstract presented to Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Boston 2005.].  ,
  12. McGirt MJ, Coon A, Woodworth GF, Brooke BS, Jain S, Buck D, Tamargo RJ, Perler B(2005)Surgeon frequency, not cumulative volume is associated with perioperative morbidity after carotid endarterectomy. [Abstract presented to the Congress of Neurological Surgery, Boston 2005.].  ,
  13. Brooke BS, Morshedzadeh J, Kraiss LW, Li D(2002)Remodeling of elastin matrix biomaterial in a porcine arteriotomy model.  , 195(3S),S97
  14. Opperman LA, Brooke BS, Chhabra A., Nolen A.A., Ogle R(1995)Expression of Transforming Growth Factor (TGF)-ß1,2, & 3 by dura mater: Role in regulating cranial suture morphogenesis.  ,
  15. Urch SE, Kittridge BW, Liu GC, Brooke BS, O'Shea JJ, Ogle RC, Sweeney T(1995)Type I collagen gels promote repair of segmental rat femoral defects through endochondral ossification.  , 19(4),1023
  16. Sweeney TM, Brooke BS, Ogle R(1994)Analysis of bone repair using three dimensional reconstructions of computed tomography.  , 18(3),922
  17. Sweeney T.M., Chhabra A., Brooke B.S., Opperman L.A., and R.C. Ogl(1994)Type I collagen gels mediate total repair of critical size bone defects through intramembranous ossification.  , 18(2),523

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