Firas F Mussa

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Firas F Mussa

Associate Professor; Chief of Vascular Surgery at Bellevue
Department of Surgery (FGP Vascular)
NYU Vascular Surgery Associates

Clinical Addresses

530 FIRST AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-7311
Fax: 212-263-2070

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Medical Specialties

Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

Medical Expertise

Aortic Aneurysm Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Aortic Dissection, Aneurysm Repair

Languages

French, Arabic

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, AFFINITY, AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, AMERICAN IMAGING NETWORK, CIGNA EPO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, GHI CBP, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP FAM HLTH, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICAID, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, METROPLUS CHLD HLTH, METROPLUS FAM HLTH, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, MetroPlus Medicaid, NY MEDICAID, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, Tricare, UHC COMMUNITY & STATE PLAN, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS, UPN Elite

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Board Certification

2006 — Ab Surgery - Surgery
2008 — Ab Surgery (Vascular Surgery)

Education

1989-1995 — University of Baghdad, Medical Education
2000-2003 — Johns Hopkins Hospital (Surgery), Internship
2003-2005 — University of Southern California Hospital (Surgery), Residency Training
2005-2007 — Baylor College of Medicine (Surgery/Vascular), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Natural history of carotid stenosis Biomarkers for complex aortic pathology Limb salvage

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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Nationwide Comparative Impact of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair of Acute Uncomplicated Type B Aortic Dissections
Shah, Tejas R; Rockman, Caron B; Adelman, Mark A; Maldonado, Thomas S; Veith, Frank J; Mussa, Firas F
2014 Jan;:230-233, Vascular & endovascular surgery
— id: 737912, year: 2014, vol: , page: 230, stat: Journal Article,

Concomitant Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms and Carotid Artery Stenosis: An Institutional Review of Patients Undergoing Carotid Revascularization
Borkon, Matthew J; Hoang, Han; Rockman, Caron; Mussa, Firas; Cayne, Neal S; Riles, Thomas; Jafar, Jafar J; Veith, Frank J; Adelman, Mark A; Maldonado, Thomas S
2013 Nov;:102-107, Annals of vascular surgery
— id: 612952, year: 2013, vol: , page: 102, stat: Journal Article,

Open surgical management of complications from indwelling radial artery catheters
Garg, Karan; Howell, Brittny Williams; Saltzberg, Stephanie S; Berland, Todd L; Mussa, Firas F; Maldonado, Thomas S; Rockman, Caron B
2013 Nov;58(5):1325-1330, Journal of vascular surgery
— id: 598392, year: 2013, vol: 58, page: 1325, stat: Journal Article,

Selective Endovascular-First Approach for Critical Limb Ischemia Carries Minimal Cost of Worsening Long-Term Outcomes
Garg, Karan; Kaszubski, Patrick A.; Moridzadeh, Rameen; Rockman, Caron B.; Adelman, Mark A.; Maldonado, Thomas S.; Veith, Frank J.; Mussa, Firas F.
2013 DEC;58(6):1738-1738, Journal of vascular surgery
— id: 700852, year: 2013, vol: 58, page: 1738, stat: Journal Article,

Endovascular-first approach is not associated with worse amputation-free survival in appropriately selected patients with critical limb ischemia
Garg, Karan; Kaszubski, Patrick A; Moridzadeh, Rameen; Rockman, Caron B; Adelman, Mark A; Maldonado, Thomas S; Veith, Frank J; Mussa, Firas F
2013 Oct;:392-399, Journal of vascular surgery
— id: 653412, year: 2013, vol: , page: 392, stat: Journal Article,

Endovascular versus medical therapy for uncomplicated type B aortic dissection: a qualitative review
Merola, Jonathan; Garg, Karan; Adelman, Mark A; Maldonado, Thomas S; Cayne, Neal S; Mussa, Firas F
2013 Oct;47(7):497-501, Vascular & endovascular surgery
— id: 542692, year: 2013, vol: 47, page: 497, stat: Journal Article,

Use of Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Angiography and the Artis zeego Fusion Program to Minimize Contrast During Endovascular Repair of an Iliac Artery Aneurysm
Sadek, Mikel; Berland, Todd L; Maldonado, Thomas S; Rockman, Caron B; Mussa, Firas F; Adelman, Mark A; Veith, Frank J; Cayne, Neal S
2013 Sep;:261.e1-261.e5, Annals of vascular surgery
— id: 612962, year: 2013, vol: , page: 261.e1, stat: Journal Article,

Preoperative relative abdominal aortic aneurysm thrombus burden predicts endoleak and sac enlargement after endovascular anerysm repair
Sadek, Mikel; Dexter, David J; Rockman, Caron B; Hoang, Han; Mussa, Firas F; Cayne, Neal S; Jacobowitz, Glen R; Veith, Frank J; Adelman, Mark A; Maldonado, Thomas S
2013 Nov;27(8):1036-1041, Annals of vascular surgery
— id: 586262, year: 2013, vol: 27, page: 1036, stat: Journal Article,

Endovascular repair of contained abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture with aortocaval fistula presenting with high-output heart failure
Shah, Tejas R; Parikh, Parin; Borkon, Matthew; Mocharla, Robert; Lonier, Jacqueline; Rosenzweig, Barry P; Mussa, Firas F
2013 Jan;47(1):51-56, Vascular & endovascular surgery
— id: 213542, year: 2013, vol: 47, page: 51, stat: Journal Article,

Complications of endovenous lasers
Dexter, D; Kabnick, L; Berland, T; Jacobowitz, G; Lamparello, P; Maldonado, T; Mussa, F; Rockman, C; Sadek, M; Giammaria, L E; Adelman, M
2012 ;27 Suppl 1:40-45, Phlebology
— id: 157762, year: 2012, vol: 27 Suppl 1, page: 40, stat: Journal Article,

Contemporary presentation and management of carotid artery aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms
Garg, K; Rockman, CB; Lee, V; Maldonado, TS; Jacobowitz, GR; Adelman, MA; Mussa, FF
2012 Feb;:1618-1622, Journal of vascular surgery
— id: 162331, year: 2012, vol: , page: 1618, stat: Journal Article,

Subsequent open surgical revascularization following an initial endovascular approach for critical limb ischemia
Moridzadeh, R; Kaszubski, P A; Rockman, C B; Veith, F J; Mussa, F F
2012 September 2012;56(3):880-880, Journal of vascular surgery
— id: 178262, year: 2012, vol: 56, page: 880, stat: Journal Article,

Percutaneous embolization of patent intercostal artery causing persistent type II endoleak and sac enlargement of thoracoabdominal aneurysm 2 years after hybrid repair
Mussa, Firas F; Maldonado, Thomas S; Schwartz, Charles F
2012 Oct;144(4):e102-e106, Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery
— id: 178222, year: 2012, vol: 144, page: e102, stat: Journal Article,

Increasing ablation distance peripheral to the saphenofemoral junction may result in a diminished rate of ehits
Sadek M.; Kabnick L.S.; Berland T.; Giammaria L.E.; Zhou D.; Mussa F.; Cayne N.S.; Maldonado T.; Rockman C.B.; Jacobowitz G.R.; Lamparello P.J.; Adelman M.A.
2012 ;55(1):298-298, Journal of vascular surgery
— id: 149973, year: 2012, vol: 55, page: 298, stat: Journal Article,

Coil embolization of a gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm secondary to cholangitis: technical aspects and review of the literature
Sadek, Mikel; Rockman, Caron B; Berland, Todd L; Maldonado, Thomas S; Jacobowitz, Glenn R; Adelman, Mark A; Mussa, Firas F
2012 Oct;46(7):550-554, Vascular & endovascular surgery
— id: 180472, year: 2012, vol: 46, page: 550, stat: Journal Article,

Aberrant Left Subclavian Artery Associated with a Kommerell's Diverticulum and a Left-Sided Aortic Arch
Yu, Pey-Jen; Balsam, Leora B; Mussa, Firas F; Deanda, Abe Jr
2012 Sep;27(5):607-608, Journal of cardiac surgery
— id: 178230, year: 2012, vol: 27, page: 607, stat: Journal Article,

Cystic adventitial disease of the popliteal artery: is there a consensus in management?
Baxter, Andrew R; Garg, Karan; Lamparello, Patrick J; Mussa, Firas F; Cayne, Neal S; Berland, Todd
2011 May-Jun;19(3):163-166, Vascular
— id: 134316, year: 2011, vol: 19, page: 163, stat: Journal Article,

Existing trauma and critical care scoring systems underestimate mortality among vascular trauma patients
Loh, Shang A; Rockman, Caron B; Chung, Christine; Maldonado, Thomas S; Adelman, Mark A; Cayne, Neal S; Pachter, H Leon; Mussa, Firas F
2011 Feb;53(2):359-366, Journal of vascular surgery
— id: 138264, year: 2011, vol: 53, page: 359, stat: Journal Article,

Outcome of carotid artery interventions among female patients, 2004 to 2005
Rockman, Caron B; Garg, Karan; Jacobowitz, Glenn R; Berger, Jeffrey S; Mussa, Firas F; Cayne, Neal S; Adelman, Mark A; Maldonado, Thomas S
2011 Jun;53(6):1457-1464, Journal of vascular surgery
— id: 132879, year: 2011, vol: 53, page: 1457, stat: Journal Article,

Update on Endovenous Laser Ablation: 2011
Sadek M; Kabnick LS; Berland T; Cayne NS; Mussa F; Maldonado T; Rockman CB; Jacobowitz GR; Lamparello PJ; Adelman MA
2011 Nov 29;:233-237, Perspectives in vascular surgery & endovascular therapy
— id: 150013, year: 2011, vol: , page: 233, stat: Journal Article,

Experience and Technique for the Endovascular Management of Iatrogenic Subclavian Artery Injury
Cayne, N S; Berland, T L; Rockman, C B; Maldonado, T S; Adelman, M A; Jacobowitz, G R; Lamparello, P J; Mussa, F; Bauer, S; Saltzberg, S S; Veith, F J
2010 Jan;24(1):44-47, Annals of vascular surgery
— id: 106166, year: 2010, vol: 24, page: 44, stat: Journal Article,

Female Patients Undergoing TEVAR May Have an Increased Risk of Postoperative Spinal Cord Ischemia
Shah, Tejas R; Maldonado, Thomas; Bauer, Stephen; Cayne, Neal S; Schwartz, Charles F; Mussa, Firas; Adelman, Mark A; Rockman, Caron
2010 Jul;44(5):350-355, Vascular & endovascular surgery
— id: 110870, year: 2010, vol: 44, page: 350, stat: Journal Article,

Outcome of carotid endarterectomy for acute neurological deficit
Mussa, Firas F; Aaronson, Nicole; Lamparello, Patrick J; Maldonado, Thomas S; Cayne, Neal S; Adelman, Mark A; Riles, Thomas S; Rockman, Caron B
2009 Aug-Sep;43(4):364-369, Vascular & endovascular surgery
— id: 101891, year: 2009, vol: 43, page: 364, stat: Journal Article,

Incidence and outcome of filter occlusion during carotid artery stent procedure
Maldonado, Thomas S; Loh, Shang; Fonseco, Rodrigo; Poblete, Honesto; Adelman, Mark A; Cayne, Neal S; Mussa, Firas; Rockman, Caron B; Sadik, Michael; Ellozy, Sharif; Faries, Peter
2008 Nov;22(6):756-761, Annals of vascular surgery
— id: 91485, year: 2008, vol: 22, page: 756, stat: Journal Article,

The ideal vascular fellowship. Does it exist? How to get there?
Mussa, FF
2008 FEB ;13(1):42-44, Gefasschirurgie
— id: 86953, year: 2008, vol: 13, page: 42, stat: Journal Article,

Novel technique for arch and visceral artery debranching using ascending aortic inflow
Mussa, Firas F; Walkes, Jon-Cecil; Lumsden, Alan B; Reardon, Michael J
2008 Sep-Oct;16(5):275-278, Vascular
— id: 95548, year: 2008, vol: 16, page: 275, stat: Journal Article,

Comparison of AngioJet rheolytic pharmacomechanical thrombectomy versus AngioJet rheolytic thrombectomy in a porcine peripheral arterial model
Lin, Peter H; Mussa, Firas F; Hedayati, Nasim; Naoum, Joseph J; Zhou, Wei; Yao, Qizhi; Kougias, Panagiotis; El Sayed, Hosam F; Chen, Changyi
2007 Apr;31(4):715-722, World journal of surgery
— id: 73211, year: 2007, vol: 31, page: 715, stat: Journal Article,

Prevention and treatment of aortic graft infection
Mussa, Firas F; Hedayati, Nasim; Zhou, Wei; El-Sayed, Hosam F; Kougias, Panagiotis; Darouiche, Rabih O; Lin, Peter H
2007 Apr;5(2):305-315, Expert review of anti-infective therapy
— id: 73212, year: 2007, vol: 5, page: 305, stat: Journal Article,

An entirely endovascular approach to the repair of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm
Mussa, Firas F; LeMaire, Scott A; Bozinovski, John; Coselli, Joseph S
2007 Feb;133(2):562-563, Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery
— id: 73209, year: 2007, vol: 133, page: 562, stat: Journal Article,

Iliac vein stenting for chronic venous insufficiency
Mussa, Firas F; Peden, Eric K; Zhou, Wei; Lin, Peter H; Lumsden, Alan B; Bush, Ruth L
2007 ;34(1):60-66, Texas Heart Institute journal
— id: 73214, year: 2007, vol: 34, page: 60, stat: Journal Article,

Catheter-direct thrombolysis versus pharmacomechanical thrombectomy for treatment of symptomatic lower extremity deep venous thrombosis
Lin, Peter H; Zhou, Wei; Dardik, Alan; Mussa, Firas; Kougias, Panos; Hedayati, Nasim; Naoum, Joseph J; El Sayed, Hosam; Peden, Eric K; Huynh, Tam T
2006 Dec;192(6):782-788, American journal of surgery
— id: 73207, year: 2006, vol: 192, page: 782, stat: Journal Article,

Chlamydia pneumoniae and vascular disease: an update
Mussa, Firas F; Chai, Hong; Wang, Xinwen; Yao, Qizhi; Lumsden, Alan B; Chen, Changyi
2006 Jun;43(6):1301-1307, Journal of vascular surgery
— id: 73198, year: 2006, vol: 43, page: 1301, stat: Journal Article,

Current trends in the management of iatrogenic cervical carotid artery injuries
Mussa, Firas F; Towfigh, Shirin; Rowe, Vincent L; Major, Kevin; Hood, Douglas B; Weaver, Fred A
2006 Oct-Nov;40(5):354-361, Vascular & endovascular surgery
— id: 73203, year: 2006, vol: 40, page: 354, stat: Journal Article,

Anasarca and small bowel obstruction secondary to endometriosis
Mussa, F F; Younes, Z; Tihan, T; Lacy, B E
2001 Feb;32(2):167-171, Journal of clinical gastroenterology
— id: 73173, year: 2001, vol: 32, page: 167, stat: Journal Article,