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Marlene Grenon, M.D.

Vascular surgeon

Dr. Marlene Grenon is a vascular surgeon at the UCSF Heart and Vascular Center who treats patients with vascular conditions such as cardiovascular disease and peripheral artery disease.

Grenon earned a medical degree at McGill Medical School in Montreal, Canada and a master's degree in the Scholars in Clinical Science Program at Harvard Medical School. She completed a fellowship in cardiovascular space medicine and endocrinology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston. She then completed training in cardiac surgery at McGill University, vascular surgery at the University of British Columbia in 2009, and endovascular surgery at the Arizona Heart Institute. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and maintains a certificate of specialist in cardiac and vascular surgery from the Royal College. She is an assistant professor of surgery at UCSF.

Clinics

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-6110
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2357
Fax: (415) 353-2669

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

McGill Medical School, Montreal, Canada 2000

Residencies

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canda, Cardiac Surgery 2002
McGill University, Cardiac Surgery 2007

Fellowships

University of British Columbia , Vascular Surgery 2009
Arizona Heart Institute, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2010

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Grenon SM, Cohen BE, Smolderen K, Vittinghoff E, Whooley MA, Hiramoto J. Peripheral arterial disease, gender, and depression in the Heart and Soul Study. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Mar 22.
  2. Nosova EV, Yen P, Chong KC, Alley HF, Stock EO, Quinn A, Hellmann J, Conte MS, Owens CD, Spite M, Grenon SM. Short-term physical inactivity impairs vascular function. J Surg Res. 2014 Feb 12.
  3. Grenon SM, Chong K, Alley H, Nosova E, Gasper W, Hiramoto J, Boscardin WJ, Owens CD. Walking disability in patients with peripheral artery disease is associated with arterial endothelial function. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jan 11.
  4. Owens CD, Gasper WJ, Walker JP, Alley HF, Conte MS, Grenon SM. Safety and feasibility of adjunctive dexamethasone infusion into the adventitia of the femoropopliteal artery following endovascular revascularization. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jan 11.
  5. Grenon SM, Conte MS. n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids to heal the broken heart. Clinical Lipidology. 2013; 8(5):497-500.
  6. Grenon SM, Owens CD, Alley H, Chong K, Yen PK, Harris W, Hughes-Fulford M, Conte MS. n-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acids supplementation in peripheral artery disease: the OMEGA-PAD trial. Vasc Med. 2013 Oct; 18(5):263-74.
  7. Grenon SM, Vittinghoff E, Owens CD, Conte MS, Whooley M, Cohen BE. Peripheral artery disease and risk of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease: insights from the Heart and Soul Study. Vasc Med. 2013 Aug; 18(4):176-84.
  8. Grenon SM, Conte MS, Nosova E, Alley H, Chong K, Harris WS, Vittinghoff E, Owens CD. Association between n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid content of red blood cells and inflammatory biomarkers in patients with peripheral artery disease. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Nov; 58(5):1283-90.
  9. Gasper WJ, Reilly LM, Rapp JH, Grenon SM, Hiramoto JS, Sobel JD, Chuter TA. Assessing the anatomic applicability of the multibranched endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm technique. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jun; 57(6):1553-8; discussion 1558.
  10. Grenon SM, Jeanne M, Aguado-Zuniga J, Conte MS, Hughes-Fulford M. Effects of gravitational mechanical unloading in endothelial cells: association between caveolins, inflammation and adhesion molecules. Sci Rep. 2013; 3:1494.
  11. Grenon SM, Saary J, Gray G, Vanderploeg JM, Hughes-Fulford M. Can I take a space flight? Considerations for doctors. BMJ. 2012; 345:e8124.
  12. S. Marlene Grenon, Chad Ball, Joan Saary and Andy W. Kirkpatrick. Surgery in Space. Editors J Wong and J Pelton. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN 978-3-659-26581-5. 2012.
  13. Grenon SM, Cohen BE. J Am Heart Assoc. (published online August 30th 2012). In response to: "Low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations may explain the link between depression and peripheral artery disease". 2012.
  14. Grenon SM, Hiramoto J, Smolderen KG, Vittinghoff E, Whooley MA, Cohen BE. Association between depression and peripheral artery disease: insights from the heart and soul study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2012 Aug; 1(4):e002667.
  15. Reilly LM, Rapp JH, Grenon SM, Hiramoto JS, Sobel J, Chuter TA. Efficacy and durability of endovascular thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair using the caudally directed cuff technique. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Jul; 56(1):53-63; discussion 63-4.
  16. Grenon SM, Aguado-Zuniga J, Hatton JP, Owens CD, Conte MS, Hughes-Fulford M. Effects of fatty acids on endothelial cells: inflammation and monocyte adhesion. J Surg Res. 2012 Sep; 177(1):e35-43.
  17. Grenon SM, Hughes-Fulford M, Rapp J, Conte MS. Polyunsaturated fatty acids and peripheral artery disease. Vasc Med. 2012 Feb; 17(1):51-63.
  18. Drudi L, Ball CG, Kirkpatrick AW, Saary J, Grenon SM. Surgery in Space: Where are we at now? Acta Astronaut. 2012; 79:61-66.
  19. Grenon SM, Saary J. Challenges in aerospace medicine education. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2011 Nov; 82(11):1071-2.
  20. Grenon SM, Reid JD, Clement J. A late complication of migration after aortic endografting: injury to the superior mesenteric artery. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Jul; 22(7):1055-7.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.