Marlene Grenon, MD

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 associate professor of surgery at UCSF.


Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite 501
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2357
Fax: (415) 353-2669

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

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Marlene Grenon


McGill Medical School, Montreal, Canada 2000


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


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

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Ramirez JL, Drudi LM, Grenon SM. Review of biologic and behavioral risk factors linking depression and peripheral artery disease. Vasc Med. 2018 May 01; 1358863X18773161.
  2. Arya S, Lee S, Zahner GJ, Cohen BE, Hiramoto J, Wolkowitz OM, Khakharia A, Binney ZO, Grenon SM. The association of comorbid depression with mortality and amputation in veterans with peripheral artery disease. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Mar 24.
  3. Schaller MS, Ramirez JL, Gasper WJ, Zahner GJ, Hills NK, Grenon SM. Frailty Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients with Stable Claudication. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Mar 22.

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