Jeffrey Jim MD, MPHS - TCAR and Comparative Effectiveness Research

Dr. Jeffrey Jim is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship and Integrated Residency at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St Louis, Missouri. He takes some time to discuss the basics of TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR), comparative effectiveness research and drivers of cost in vascular surgery.


  • Consultant for Silk Road Medical (Proctor, Co-Director of National Test Drive: Education courses for physicians)
  • Consultant for Medtronic (speaker/educational content)

(0:28) Academic Bio and Video Bio

(4:22) TransCarotid Artery Revascularization

(14:22) Updated data and publications on TCAR

(19:45) Long term outcomes of carotid stenting

(22:00) Masters in Population Health Sciences

(23:10) Cost-effectiveness analyses in Vascular Surgery

(29:30) Predicting future workload and implications for training and SVS comments on vascular surgery workforce