Steve Henao

Vascular Surgery, Medical Director of Cardiovascular Research
New Mexico Heart Institute
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Please enter your biography here ..Dr. Steve Henao obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and was a Southern Medical Association scholar. He completed his Trauma/General Surgery residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and subsequently completed Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Henao's clinical interests include aortic therapy and critical limb ischemia.
Dr. Henao’s work has resulted in several book chapters, journal articles and over 80 presentations internationally. He is currently involved as local principal investigator in the ongoing BEST CLI study to evaluate the effectiveness of open versus endovascular therapies in critical limb ischemia, the IMPERIAL study to evaluate the efficacy of a new drug eluting peripheral stent, the TOBA trial looking at a novel tacking system to treat dissections in the lower extremity arterial circulation, the ROADSTER 2 trial studying a reversal-of-flow cerebral protection system for carotid stenting, the LUCY study looking at the benefits of low profile aortic aneurysm therapy and how it relates to women, and the LIFE study, looking at minimally invasive anesthesia and postoperative care in an aortic fast-track protocol - both of which he was the highest enrolling specialist in the United States. He is active in medical device development, and recently performed the first Ovation Alto implant in the US and the first-in-man Ovation iX Abdominal Stent Graft System successfully. Dr. Henao continues to improve patient care by utilizing contemporary technologies and evidence-based vascular practices for patients throughout the Southwest.

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