Rafael Malgor, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery-Vascular

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Medical School:
  • MD, Universidade de Taubate (2003)
Residencies:
  • SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center/Winthrop University Hospital Program, Chief Resident, Vascular Surgery - Integrated (2014)
  • Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Surgery (2005)
Fellowships:
  • Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Vascular Surgery (2007)
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
Department: Surgery-Vascular

Recognition & Awards

  • Outstanding Faculty of the Year, The University of Oklahoma - Dept of Surgery (2016)
  • Outstanding Faculty of the Year, The University of Oklahoma - Dept of Surgery (2015)
  • Servier Travel Fellowship Award, American Venous Forum (2014)
  • Best Paper Presented, American Venous Forum (2013)

Research Interests

My research interests are primarily focused on investigating pathophysiology and treatment of thoracoabdominal, thoracic, and abdominal aortic aneurysms and dissections. I am currently developing a protocol to investigate devices to treat these conditions.

Teaching

  • Visiting-Associate Professor (2019)
    School of Medicine, Surgery
    - Thoracic, thoracoabdominal and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair - Upper and lower extremity blockages - Renal and mesenteric artery blockages - Carotid artery blockages - All aspects of complex venous disease, including treatment of acute deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, leg swelling, pelvic congestion syndrome - Varicose veins and spider veins (venous ablation and sclerotherapy) - All aspects of hemodialysis access creation and maintenance
  • Program Director, Vascular Surgery fellowship (2019)
    School of Medicine, Surgery

Publications

  • Malgor RD, Marques de Marino P, Verhoeven E, Katsargyris A. A systematic review of outcomes of upper extremity access for fenestrated and branched endovascular aortic repair. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31740188
  • Malgor RD, Shah RM. The evolution of transcarotid artery stenting with flow reversal. J Vasc Bras. 2019 Oct 23;18:e20190105. PubMed PMID: 31692817
  • Malgor RD, Verhoeven E, Katsargyris A. Are Risks Reduced by Delaying Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair in Patients with Acute Type B Dissection: Who Can Wait?. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2019 Nov;58(5):639-640. PubMed PMID: 31500992
  • Khorgami Z, Sclabas GM, Aminian A, Lau PJ, Chow GS, Malgor RD, Howard CA, Taubman KE. Mortality in open abdominal aortic surgery in patients with morbid obesity. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Jun;15(6):958-963. PubMed PMID: 31097382
  • Marques de Marino P, Malgor RD, Verhoeven EL, Katsargyris A. Rescue of proximal failure of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with standard and fenestrated grafts. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2019 Apr;60(2):159-166. PubMed PMID: 30665286

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Member
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgical Society, Member
  • American Venous Forum, Member
  • Society for Vascular Surgery, Member
  • Brazilian Society for Vascular Surgery and Angiology, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Vascular Surgery - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-5300

UCHealth Heart & Vascular Center - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-5300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Vascular Surgery, Board Certification (2015)
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Certificate (2016)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), Certificate (2015)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Certificate (2015)
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation, Certificate (2011)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Surgery
  • Surgery - Amputation
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Acute mesenteric ischemia
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Aneurysms
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Angioplasty
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Vascular Surgery
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Vascular Malformations
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Varicose Veins
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - TOS - Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Renal artery stenosis
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Lower extremity rest pain
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Limb Salvage
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Kommerell diverticulum
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Dialysis access
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Critical Limb-threatening ischemia
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Claudication
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Circulatory Disorders
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Chronic mesenteric ischemia
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Cerebrovascular disease
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Carotid artery disease
  • Circulatory System and Blood Vessel Health - Aortic dissection
  • Surgery - Arteriovenous fistula
  • Surgery - Arteriovenous graft
  • Surgery - Carotid artery stenting
  • Surgery - Carotid endarterectomy
  • Surgery - Complex Endovascular Aortic Surgery
  • Surgery - Leg bypass
  • Surgery - Leg angioplasty and stenting
  • Surgery - Open Abdominal Aortic Surgery
  • Surgery - Open Thoracic Aortic Surgery
  • Surgery - Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Surgery - Sclerotherapy
  • Surgery - Spinal exposure for anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF)
  • Surgery - Thoracic Outlet Decompression
  • Surgery - Trans-Carotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR)
  • Surgery - Vein ablation with laser or radiofrequency
  • Surgery - Vein stripping

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Universidade de Taubate (2003)
Residency Programs:
  • SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center/Winthrop University Hospital Program, Chief Resident, Vascular Surgery - Integrated (2014)
  • Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Surgery (2005)
Fellowships:
  • Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Vascular Surgery (2007)
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
Department: Surgery-Vascular
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