Sukgu Han, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery and Neurological Surgery
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressHCT 1520 San Pablo
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    Dr. Han serves as a Co-director of Comprehensive Aortic Center at Keck Hospital of University of Southern California. He holds the title of Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Keck School of Medicine of USC.

    Dr. Han completed his undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine, where he graduated with magna cum laude honors in 2000. He obtained his M.D. from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, where he was awarded a membership of Alpha Omega Alpha honors society as a third-year medical student. He completed general surgery training at our own University of Southern California, where he was voted the most outstanding chief resident by the faculty in 2012. During residency, he also obtained a master's degree in biomedical engineering at the Viterbi School of Engineering at USC. Dr. Han went on to complete vascular surgery fellowship training at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Han obtained additional dedicated training in complex aortic repairs at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

    Since joining USC as faculty in 2014, Dr. Han has been instrumental in advancing the Aortic Center at Keck Medical Center of USC as one of the most robust programs in the country for care of patients with aortic emergencies and complex aortic pathologies. Dr. Han also serves as a principal investigator on numerous clinical trials on cutting-edge branched, fenestrated endovascular aortic stent grafts. Dr. Han is a frequent invited lecturer on complex aortic repairs at both national and international meetings. He maintains one of the busiest clinical practices at USC.

    Dr. Han is board certified in Vascular Surgery and General Surgery.

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    1. Comparison of intravascular ultrasound- and centerline computed tomography-determined aortic diameters during thoracic endovascular aortic repair. J Vasc Surg. 2017 10; 66(4):1184-1191. Han SM, Elsayed RS, Ham SW, Mahajan A, Fleischman F, Rowe VL, Cunningham MJ, Weaver FA. PMID: 28648482.
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    2. Multilayered Parallel Endografting for Urgent Endovascular Repair of a Severely Angulated Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Jul; 42:56-61. Han SM, Wartman S, Ham SW, Kuo EC, Rowe VL, Weaver FA. PMID: 28359794.
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    3. Remodeling of abdominal aortic branch perfusion after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for aortic dissections. J Vasc Surg. 2016 10; 64(4):902-11. Han SM, Kuo EC, Woo K, Elsayed R, Nguyen BS, Ham SW, Rowe VL, Weaver FA. PMID: 27236358.
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    4. Endovascular rescue after inadvertent false lumen stent graft implantation. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Feb; 63(2):518-22. Han SM, Gasper WJ, Chuter TA. PMID: 25595403.
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