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Scott M. Damrauer, MD

Scott M. Damrauer, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dr. Damrauer is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Vascular Surgery
  • Wound Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2013
  • Vascular Surgery, 2016

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysms
  • Angiography
  • Aortic Coarctation
  • Arterial Embolism
  • Atherosclerosis (Arteriosclerosis)
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Below the Knee Amputation
  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • Buerger’s Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)
  • Chronic Wounds
  • Claudication
  • Compromised Skin Grafts
  • Compromised Tissue Flaps
  • Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diabetic Foot Infection
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Endovascular Stent Grafts
  • Foot Ulcer
  • Foot Wound
  • Gangrene
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome)
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Telangiectasia (Spider Veins)
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Toe Amputation
  • Unna Boot
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Wound Complications
  • Wound Medication
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American College of Surgeons, National American Heart Association Genetics, Translational and Observational Epidemiology Study Section, National American Heart Association, National Association for Academic Surgery, National Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genetic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium, National Delaware Valley Vascular Society, Candidate Member, Local Eastern Vascular Society, Local International Society of Endovascular Specialists, International Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, National Society for Vascular Surgery, National VA Surgeons Association, National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Damrauer is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Folkert Ian W, Foley Paul J, Wang Grace J, Jackson Benjamin M, Bavaria Joseph E, Desai Nimesh D, Fairman Ronald M, Damrauer Scott M: Impact of acute postoperative limb ischemia after cardiac and thoracic aortic surgery. Journal of vascular surgery : 2017.

Wang Lu, Damrauer Scott M, Zhang Hong, Zhang Alan X, Xiao Rui, Moore Jason H, Chen Jinbo: Phenotype validation in electronic health records based genetic association studies. Genetic epidemiology 41 (8): 790-800,2017.

Liu Dajiang J, Peloso Gina M, Yu Haojie, Butterworth Adam S, Wang Xiao, Mahajan Anubha, Saleheen Danish, Emdin Connor, Alam Dewan, Alves Alexessander Couto, Amouyel Philippe, Di Angelantonio Emanuele, Arveiler Dominique, Assimes Themistocles L, Auer Paul L, Baber Usman, Ballantyne Christie M, Bang Lia E, Benn Marianne, Bis Joshua C, Boehnke Michael, Boerwinkle Eric, Bork-Jensen Jette, Bottinger Erwin P, Brandslund Ivan, Brown Morris, Busonero Fabio, Caulfield Mark J, Chambers John C, Chasman Daniel I: Exome-wide association study of plasma lipids in >300,000 individuals. Nature genetics 49 (12): 1758-1766,2017.

Bosiers Michel J, Tran Kenneth, Lee Jason T, Donas Konstantinos P, Veith Frank J, Torsello Giovanni, Pecoraro Felice, Stavroulakis Konstantinos: Incidence and prognostic factors related to major adverse cerebrovascular events in patients with complex aortic diseases treated by the chimney technique. Journal of vascular surgery : 2017.

Belkin Nathan, Damrauer Scott M: Peripheral Arterial Disease Genetics: Progress to Date and Challenges Ahead. Current cardiology reports 19 (12): 131,2017.

Fairman Alexander S, Wang Grace J, Jackson Benjamin M, Foley Paul J, Damrauer Scott M, Kalapatapu Venkat, Golden Michael A, Fairman Ronald M: Characterization and outcomes of reinterventions in Food and Drug Administration-approved versus trial endovascular aneurysm repair devices. Journal of vascular surgery : 2017.

Wang Grace J, Jackson Benjamin M, Foley Paul J, Damrauer Scott M, Kalapatapu Venkat, Golden Michael A, Fairman Ronald M: Treating Peripheral Artery Disease in the Wake of Rising Costs and Protracted Length of Stay. Annals of vascular surgery 44 : 253-260,2017.

Bajaj Archna, Damrauer Scott M, Anderson Amanda H, Xie Dawei, Budoff Matthew J, Go Alan S, He Jiang, Lash James P, Ojo Akinlolu, Post Wendy S, Rahman Mahboob, Reilly Muredach P, Saleheen Danish, Townsend Raymond R, Chen Jinbo, Rader Daniel J: Lipoprotein(a) and Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Death in Chronic Kidney Disease: Findings From the CRIC Study (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort). Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 37 (10): 1971-1978,2017.

Bajaj Archna, Susztak Katalin, Damrauer Scott M: APOL1 and Cardiovascular Disease: A Story in Evolution. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 37 (9): 1587-1589,2017.

McCormack Shana E, Xiao Rui, Kilbaugh Todd J, Karlsson Michael, Ganetzky Rebecca D, Cunningham Zarazuela Zolkipli, Goldstein Amy, Falk Marni J, Damrauer Scott M: Hospitalizations for mitochondrial disease across the lifespan in the U.S. Molecular genetics and metabolism 121 (2): 119-126,2017.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Vascular Surgery
3400 Spruce Street, 4 Silverstein

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-1698
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)