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PaulArmstrong

Paul Armstrong, DO

Assoc Professor, College Of Medicine Surgery

College Of Medicine Surgery

Chief of Vascular Surgery, Surgery, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital

VA Residency Site Director, Surgery, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital

Assistant Professor Surgery, Surgery, University of South Florida

Director of Clinical Research, Surgery, University of South Florida

Director of Vascular Laboratory, Surgery, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
7th Floor USF Health Building
Tampa, FL 33606

Academic Email: parmstro@health.usf.edu

Education

  • DO, Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine, 1993

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Other

Memberships

  • Society of Vascular Surgery (-, 2013 - Present)
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (--, 2009 - Present)
  • Florida Vascular Society (--, 2006 - Present)
  • Floirda Osteopathic Medical Association (--, 2003 - Present)
  • American College of Surgeons (--, 2002 - Present)
  • American Osteopathic Association (--, 1990 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Hakky, T.Kim, T.Rodriguez, AR.Armstrong, P.Mangar, D.Spiess, PE. Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection with concomitant IVC thrombectomy, caval wall resection, and grafting for metastatic NSGCT. International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology. 38(1) : 135; discussion 136, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22397783
  • Hodgkiss-Harlow, K.Back, MR.Brumberg, R.Armstrong, P.Shames, M.Johnson, B.Bandyk, DF. Technical factors affecting the accuracy of bedside IVC filter placement using intravascular ultrasound. Vascular and endovascular surgery. 46(4) : 293-9, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22544870
  • Bandyk, DF.Armstrong, PA. Use of intravascular ultrasound as a "Quality Control" technique during carotid stent-angioplasty: are there risks to its use? The Journal of cardiovascular surgery. 50(6) : 727-33, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19935603
  • Stone, PA.Back, MR.Armstrong, PA.Brumberg, RS.Flaherty, SK.Johnson, BL.Shames, ML.Bandyk, DF. Evolving microbiology and treatment of extracavitary prosthetic graft infections. Vascular and endovascular surgery. 42(6) : 537-44, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18782790
  • Tinder, CN.Chavanpun, JP.Bandyk, DF.Armstrong, PA.Back, MR.Johnson, BL.Shames, ML. Efficacy of duplex ultrasound surveillance after infrainguinal vein bypass may be enhanced by identification of characteristics predictive of graft stenosis development. Journal of vascular surgery. 48(3) : 613-8, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18639428
  • Brumberg, RS.Back, MR.Armstrong, PA.Cuthbertson, D.Shames, ML.Johnson, BL.Bandyk, DF. The relative importance of graft surveillance and warfarin therapy in infrainguinal prosthetic bypass failure. Journal of vascular surgery. 46(6) : 1160-6, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17920227
  • Keeling, WB.Shames, ML.Stone, PA.Armstrong, PA.Johnson, BL.Back, MR.Bandyk, DF. Plaque excision with the Silverhawk catheter: early results in patients with claudication or critical limb ischemia. Journal of vascular surgery. 45(1) : 25-31, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17210379
  • Keeling, WB.Armstrong, PA.Stone, PA.Zweibel, BR.Kudryk, BT.Johnson, BL.Back, MR.Bandyk, DF.Shames, ML. Risk factors for recurrent hemorrhage after successful mesenteric arterial embolization. The American surgeon. 72(9) : 802-6; discussion 806-7, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16986390
  • Keeling, WB.Stone, PA.Armstrong, PA.Kearney, H.Klepczyk, L.Blazick, E.Back, MR.Johnson, BL.Bandyk, DF.Shames, ML. Increasing endovascular intervention for claudication: impact on vascular surgery resident training. Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists. 13(4) : 507-13, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16928167
  • Armstrong, PA.Back, MR.Wilson, JS.Shames, ML.Johnson, BL.Bandyk, DF. Improved outcomes in the recent management of secondary aortoenteric fistula. Journal of vascular surgery. 42(4) : 660-6, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16242551
  • Keeling, WB.Armstrong, PA.Stone, PA.Bandyk, DF.Shames, ML. An overview of matrix metalloproteinases in the pathogenesis and treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Vascular and endovascular surgery. 39(6) : 457-64, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16382266
  • Schmacht, D.Armstrong, P.Johnson, B.Pierre, K.Back, M.Honeyman, A.Cuthbertson, D.Bandyk, D. Graft infectivity of rifampin and silver-bonded polyester grafts to MRSA contamination. Vascular and endovascular surgery. 39(5) : 411-20, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16193213
  • Stone, PA.Back, MR.Armstrong, PA.Flaherty, SK.Keeling, WB.Johnson, BL.Shames, ML.Bandyk, DF. Midfoot amputations expand limb salvage rates for diabetic foot infections. Annals of vascular surgery. 19(6) : 805-11, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16205848
  • Keeling, WB.Haines, K.Stone, PA.Armstrong, PA.Murr, MM.Shames, ML. Current indications for preoperative inferior vena cava filter insertion in patients undergoing surgery for morbid obesity. Obesity surgery. 15(7) : 1009-12, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16105398
  • Stone, PA.Armstrong, PA.Bandyk, DF.Keeling, WB.Flaherty, SK.Shames, ML.Johnson, BL.Back, MR. The value of duplex surveillance after open and endovascular popliteal aneurysm repair. Journal of vascular surgery. 41(6) : 936-41, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15944589
  • Armstrong, PA.Bandyk, DF.Wilson, JS.Shames, ML.Johnson, BL.Back, MR. Optimizing infrainguinal arm vein bypass patency with duplex ultrasound surveillance and endovascular therapy. Journal of vascular surgery. 40(4) : 724-30; discussion 730-1, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15472601
  • Armstrong, PA.McCarthy, MC.Peoples, JB. Reduced use of resources by early tracheostomy in ventilator-dependent patients with blunt trauma. Surgery. 124(4) : 763-6; discussion 766-7, 1998. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9780999
  • Armstrong, PA.Peoples, JB.Vitello, WA.Lemmon, GW. Improved selection criteria for ordering stat venous ultrasounds from the emergency department. American journal of surgery. 176(2) : 226-8, 1998. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9737639

Positions Held

  • Core Assistant Professor VascSurgery (Surgery, University of South Florida 2005 - 2007)
  • General Surgeon (-, WESTARK Surgical Specialists PA 2001 - 2003)
  • Director Wound Center/Hyperbaric Medicine (-, Crawford Memorial Hospital 2002 - 2003)
  • Affiliated Faculty Member (Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center 1998 - 2000)
  • General Surgeon (-, Metrolina Surgery PA 1998 - 2000)
  • Affiliated Faculty Member (Surgery, Wright State Univeristy 1993 - 1998)

Awards/Honors

  • Gore Award Resident Competition (Florida Vascular Society - 2005)
  • Outstanding Resident Teacher in Surgery (University of South Florida - 2005)
  • First Place (Helen Popaway Award Resident Research Conference - 1998)
  • Chairman's Award (Wright State Univeristy Department of Surgery - 1998)
  • First Place Resident Essay Contest (Miami Valley Hospital - 1998)
  • AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society - 1998)
  • Honorable Mention Resident Essay Contest (American College of Surgeons Ohio Committee on Trauma - 1997)
  • Second Place (Helen L. Popaway Award Resident Research Conference - 1997)
  • Outstanding Resident Teacher in Surgery (Wright State University School of Medicine - 1995)
  • Cum Laude (Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine - 1993)
  • Excellence in Emergency Medicine (Society for Academic Emergency Medicine - 1993)