Gerald S. Treiman, MD, FACS


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Academic Information

  • Departments: Surgery - Professor (Clinical)
  • Divisions: Vascular Surgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery (Sub: General Surgery)
  • American Board of Surgery (Sub: General Vascular Surgery)

Academic Office Information

  • 801-584-1239
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center
    Vascular Surgery
    500 S Foothill Blvd
    Salt Lake City, UT 84149

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Vanderbilt University Hospital
Vascular Surgery
Residency Los Angeles County & USC Med Center
Professional Medical University of California
Undergraduate Williams College

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. McNally JS, Hinckley P, Sakata A, Eisenmenger L, Kim SE, deHavenon A, Quigley E, Jacob E, Treiman GS, Parker DL (). MR Imaging and clinical factorrs associated with ischemic stroke in patients with suspected cervical artery dissection. Stroke.
  2. McNally JS, Kim SE, Mendes J, Hadley JR, Sakata A, deHvenon A, Treiman GS, Prker DL (). Magnetic Resonance Detection of intraplaque hemorrhage. Magn Reson Insights, 10, 1-8.
  3. Beck M, Parker DL, Bolster B, McNally JS, Kim SEK, Treiman GS, Hadley JR (). Interchangeable neck shape specific anterior neck coils for improved SNR at 3T MRI. Magn Reson Med.
  4. Kim SE, Roberts JA, Eisenmenger LB, Aldred BW, Jamil O, Bolster BD, Bi X, Parker DL, Treiman GS, McNally JS (2017 Feb). Motion-insensitive carotid intraplaque hemorrhage imaging using 3D inversion recovery preparation stack of stars (IR-prep SOS) technique. J Magn Reson Imaging, 45(2), 410-417.
  5. McNally JS, Treiman, GS, Majercik J, Parker DL (). Low vitamin D is associated with carotid intraplaque hemorrhage adn recent stroke. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 37(11), 2092-99.
  6. McNally JS, Burton TM, Aldred BW, Kim SE, McLaughlin MS, Eisenmenger LB, Stoddard GJ, Majersik JJ, Miller DV, Treiman GS, Parker DL (2016 Nov). Vitamin D and Vulnerable Carotid Plaque. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 37(11), 2092-2099.
  7. Eisenmenger LB, Aldred BW, Kim SE, Stoddard GJ, de Havenon A, Treiman GS, Parker DL, McNally JS (2016 Aug). Prediction of Carotid Intraplaque Hemorrhage Using Adventitial Calcification and Plaque Thickness on CTA. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 37(8), 1496-503.
  8. McLaughlin MS, Hinckley PJ, Treiman SM, Kim SE, Stoddard GJ, Parker DL, Treiman GS, McNally JS (2015 Dec). Optimal Prediction of Carotid Intraplaque Hemorrhage Using Clinical and Lumen Imaging Markers. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 36(12), 2360-6.
  9. Scott McNally J, Yoon HC, Kim SE, Narra KK, McLaughlin MS, Parker DL, Treiman GS (2015 May-Jun). Carotid MRI Detection of Intraplaque Hemorrhage at 3T and 1.5T. J Neuroimaging, 25(3), 390-6.
  10. McNally JS, McLaughlin MS, Hinckley PJ, Treiman SM, Stoddard GJ, Parker DL, Treiman GS (2015 Jan). Intraluminal thrombus, intraplaque hemorrhage, plaque thickness, and current smoking optimally predict carotid stroke. Stroke, 46(1), 84-90.
  11. Gifford JR, Ives SJ, Park SY, Andtbacka RH, Hyngstrom JR, Mueller MT, Treiman GS, Ward C, Trinity JD, Richardson RS (2014 Nov 1). alpha1- and alpha2-adrenergic responsiveness in human skeletal muscle feed arteries: the role of TRPV ion channels in heat-induced sympatholysis. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 307(9), H1288-97.
  12. Mendes J, Parker DL, McNally S, DiBella E, Bolster BD Jr, Treiman GS (2014 Sep). Three-dimensional dynamic contrast enhanced imaging of the carotid artery with direct arterial input function measurement. Magn Reson Med, 72(3), 816-22.
  13. Hulet JP, Greiser A, Mendes JK, McGann C, Treiman G, Parker DL (2014 Feb). Highly accelerated cardiac cine phase-contrast MRI using an undersampled radial acquisition and temporally constrained reconstruction. J Magn Reson Imaging, 39(2), 455-62.
  14. Tate Q, Kim SE, Treiman G, Parker DL, Hadley JR (2013 May). Increased vessel depiction of the carotid bifurcation with a specialized 16-channel phased array coil at 3T. Magn Reson Med, 69(5), 1486-93.
  15. Mendes J, Parker DL, Kim SE, Treiman GS (2013 May). Reduced blood flow artifact in intraplaque hemorrhage imaging using CineMPRAGE. Magn Reson Med, 69(5), 1276-84.
  16. McNally JS, Kim SE, Yoon HC, Findeiss LK, Roberts JA, Nightingale DR, Narra KK, Parker DL, Treiman GS (2012 May 1). Carotid magnetization-prepared rapid acquisition with gradient-echo signal is associated with acute territorial cerebral ischemic events detected by diffusion-weighted MRI. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging, 5(3), 376-82.
  17. Roberts JA, Kim SE, Yoon HC, McNally JS, Hadley JR, Findeiss LK, Treiman GS, Parker DL (). Reproducibility of lumen and vessel wall measurements in carotid magnetic resonance imaging. Open Cardiovasc Thorac Surg J, 5, 1-7.
  18. Mendes J, Parker DL, Hulet J, Treiman GS, Kim SE (2011 Nov). CINE turbo spin echo imaging. Magn Reson Med, 66(5), 1286-92.
  19. Kim SE, Treiman GS, Roberts JA, Jeong EK, Shi X, Hadley JR, Parker DL (2011 Nov). In vivo and ex vivo measurements of the mean ADC values of lipid necrotic core and hemorrhage obtained from diffusion weighted imaging in human atherosclerotic plaques. J Magn Reson Imaging, 34(5), 1167-75.
  20. Park JK, Kim SE, Treiman GS, Parker DL, Jeong EK (). High resolution diffusion weighted imaging of neck lymph nodes using 2D singel shot interleaved multislice inner volume DWEPI. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 32(7), 1173-7.
  21. Kim SE, Jeong EK, Shi XF, Morrell G, Treiman GS, Parker DL (2009 Nov). Diffusion-weighted imaging of human carotid artery using 2D single-shot interleaved multislice inner volume diffusion-weighted echo planar imaging (2D ss-IMIV-DWEPI) at 3T: diffusion measurement in atherosclerotic plaque. J Magn Reson Imaging, 30(5), 1068-77.
  22. Treiman GS, Treiman R, Whiting J (2006 Mar). Results of percutaneous subintimal angioplasty using routine stenting. J Vasc Surg, 43(3), 513-9.
  23. Treiman GS, Whiting JH, Treiman RL, McNamara RM, Ashrafi A (2003 Jul). Treatment of limb-threatening ischemia with percutaneous intentional extraluminal recanalization: a preliminary evaluation. J Vasc Surg, 38(1), 29-35.
  24. Treiman GS, Copland S, McNamara RM, Yellin AE, Schneider PA, Treiman RL (2001 Jun). Factors influencing ulcer healing in patients with combined arterial and venous insufficiency. J Vasc Surg, 33(6), 1158-64.
  25. Treiman GS, Copland S, Yellin AE, Lawrence PF, McNamara RM, Treiman RL (2001 May). Wound infections involving infrainguinal autogenous vein grafts: a current evaluation of factors determining successful graft preservation. J Vasc Surg, 33(5), 948-54.
  26. Treiman GS, Ashrafi A, Lawrence PF (2000 Dec). Incidentally detected stenoses proximal to grafts originating below the common femoral artery: do they affect graft patency or warrant repair in asymptomatic patients? J Vasc Surg, 32(6), 1180-9.
  27. Oderich GS, Treiman GS, Schneider P, Bhirangi K (2000 Oct). Stent placement for treatment of central and peripheral venous obstruction: a long-term multi-institutional experience. J Vasc Surg, 32(4), 760-9.
  28. Treiman GS, Lawrence PF, Rockwell WB (2000 Jul). Autogenous arterial bypass grafts: durable patency and limb salvage in patients with inframalleolar occlusive disease and end-stage renal disease. J Vasc Surg, 32(1), 13-22.
  29. Treiman GS, Oderich GS, Ashrafi A, Schneider PA (2000 Jun). Management of ischemic heel ulceration and gangrene: An evaluation of factors associated with successful healing. J Vasc Surg, 31(6), 1110-8.
  30. Lawrence PF, Gazak C, Bhirangi L, Jones B, Bhirangi K, Oderich G, Treiman G (1999 Oct). The epidemiology of surgically repaired aneurysms in the United States. J Vasc Surg, 30(4), 632-40.
  31. Treiman GS, Lawrence PF, Edwards WH Jr, Galt SW, Kraiss LW, Bhirangi K (1999 Jul). An assessment of the current applicability of the EVT endovascular graft for treatment of patients with an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg, 30(1), 68-75.
  32. Treiman GS, Lawrence PF, Bhirangi K, Gazak CE (1999 Jul). Effect of outflow level and maximum graft diameter on the velocity parameters of reversed vein bypass grafts. J Vasc Surg, 30(1), 16-25.
  33. Treiman GS, Schneider PA, Lawrence PF, Pevec WC, Bush RL, Ichikawa L (1998 Jul). Does stent placement improve the results of ineffective or complicated iliac artery angioplasty? J Vasc Surg, 28(1), 104-12; discussion 113-4.
  34. Treiman GS, Lawrence PF, Galt SW, Kraiss LW (1997 Dec). Revision of reversed infrainguinal bypass grafts without preoperative arteriography. J Vasc Surg, 26(6), 1020-8.
  35. Treiman GS, Treiman RL, Foran RF, Levin PM, Cohen JL, Wagner WH, Cossman DV (1996 Oct). Spontaneous dissection of the internal carotid artery: a nineteen-year clinical experience. J Vasc Surg, 24(4), 597-605; discussion 605-7.
  36. Treiman GS, Treiman RL, Ichikawa L, Van Allan R (1995 Oct). Should percutaneous transluminal angioplasty be recommended for treatment of infrageniculate popliteal artery or tibioperoneal trunk stenosis? J Vasc Surg, 22(4), 457-63; discussion 464-5.
  37. Treiman GS, Ichikawa L, Treiman RL, Cohen JL, Cossman DV, Wagner WH, Levin PM, Foran RF (1994 Oct). Treatment of recurrent femoral or popliteal artery stenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. J Vasc Surg, 20(4), 577-85; discussion 585-7.
  38. Treiman GS, Treiman RL, Foran RF, Cossman DV, Cohen JL, Levin PM, Wagner WH, Davidson MB (1994 Jun). The influence of diabetes mellitus on the risk of abdominal aortic surgery. Am Surg, 60(6), 436-40.
  39. Wagner WH, Treiman RL, Cossman DV, Cohen JL, Foran RF, Treiman GS, Levin PM (1993 Oct). Tourniquet occlusion technique for tibial artery reconstruction. J Vasc Surg, 18(4), 637-45; discussion 645-7.
  40. Treiman GS, Jenkins JM, Edwards WH Sr, Barlow W, Edwards WH Jr, Martin RS 3rd, Mulherin JL Jr (1992 Sep). The evolving surgical management of recurrent carotid stenosis. J Vasc Surg, 16(3), 354-62; discussion 362-3.
  41. Treiman GS, Yellin AE, Weaver FA, Wang S, Ghalambor N, Barlow W, Snyder B, Pentecost MJ (1992 Sep). Examination of the patient with a knee dislocation. The case for selective arteriography. Arch Surg, 127(9), 1056-62; discussion 1062-3.
  42. Treiman RL, Wagner WH, Foran RF, Cossman DV, Levin PM, Cohen JL, Treiman GS (1992 Jul). Carotid endarterectomy in the elderly. Ann Vasc Surg, 6(4), 321-4.
  43. Treiman GS, Yellin AE, Weaver FA, Barlow WE, Treiman RL, Gaspar MR (1990 Oct). An effective treatment protocol for intraarterial drug injection. J Vasc Surg, 12(4), 456-65; discussion 465-6.
  44. Treiman GS, Weaver FA, Cossman DV, Foran RF, Cohen JL, Levin PM, Treiman RL (1988 Sep). Anastomotic false aneurysms of the abdominal aorta and the iliac arteries. J Vasc Surg, 8(3), 268-73.
  45. Cohen JL, Wender R, Maginot A, Cossman D, Treiman R, Foran R, Levin P, De Angelis J, Treiman G (1983 Aug). Hemodynamic monitoring of patients undergoing abdominal aortic surgery. Am J Surg, 146(2), 174-7.


  1. McNally JS, Kim SE, Mendes J, Hadley JR, Sakata A, De Havenon AH, Treiman GS, Parker DL (2017). Magnetic Resonance Imaging Detection of Intraplaque Hemorrhage. [Review]. Magn Reson Insights, 10, 1-8.
  2. Treiman GS, McNally JS, Kim SE, Parker DL (2015). Correlation of Carotid Intraplaque Hemorrhage and Stroke Using 1.5 T and 3 T MRI. [Review]. Magn Reson Insights, 8(Suppl 1), 1-8.
  3. Brant-Zawadski P, Treiman GS (2008). Below-knee stent supported angioplastay for peripheral vascular disease: where do we stand. [Review]. Ital J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 14(1), 1-6.
  4. Treiman GS (2004 Oct). Subintimal angioplasty for infrainguinal occlusive disease. [Review]. Surg Clin North Am, 84(5), 1365-80, viii.
  5. Treiman GS (2000 Mar). Tourniquet occlusion technique for tibial artery reconstruction. [Review]. Semin Vasc Surg, 13(1), 40-3.
  6. Treiman GS (1999-01-01). The natural history of asymptomatic carotid stenosis- Assessing the risk and rate of disease progression. [Review]. Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther, 11, 95-109.
  7. Treiman GS, Bernhard VM (1998). Endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms. [Review]. Annu Rev Med, 49, 363-73.
  8. Treiman GS, Silberman H (1993 Aug 1). Chronic venous access in patients with cancer. Selective use of the saphenous vein. [Review]. Cancer, 72(3), 760-5.

Book Chapter

  1. Humphries M, Treiman GS (). Open and endovascular treatment of anastomotic aneurysms after aortoaortic, aortoiliac and aortofemoral bypass. In Stanley JC, Wakefield TW, Vieth FJ (Eds.), Current Therapy in Vascular Surgery (5th). Elsevier.
  2. Treiman GS, Humphries M, Treiman RL (). Vascular injury secondary to drug abuse. In Stanley JC, Wakefield TW, Vieth FJ (Eds.), Current Therapy in Vascular Surgery (5th). Elsevier.
  3. Treiman RL, Treiman GS (2000-01-01). Carotid artery dissections. In Ernst CB, Stanley JC (Eds.), Current Therapy in Vascular Surgery. CV Mosby Publisher.
  4. Treiman GS (2000-01-01). Vascular complications secondary to drug abuse. In Ernst CB, Stanley JC (Eds.), Current Therapy in Vascular Surgery (4th Edition). CV Mosby Publisher.
  5. Treiman GS (2000-01-01). Bacteriology of aortic graft infection. In Gewertz BG (Ed.), Surgery of the Aorta and its Branches. WB Saunders Company Publisher.

Book Review

  1. Treiman GS (1999-01-01). Review of Common Surgical Diseases. [Review of the book ]. 29, 579.
  2. Treiman GS (1998-01-01). On Call Surgery. [Review of the book ]. Ann Vasc Surg, 12, 198.

Case Report

  1. Sarfati MR, Galt SW, Treiman GS, Kraiss LW (2002 Mar). Common femoral artery injury secondary to bicycle handlebar trauma. J Vasc Surg, 35(3), 589-91.