B. Timothy Baxter, MD, FACS

Tim Baxter

Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery - Vascular Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Surgery Research
983280 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3280, USA
Phone: 402-559-7300
Fax: 402-559-8985

 Curriculum Vitae


University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO

Residency: University of Colorado, Fort Collins, CO
Fellowship: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Board Certification:

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery Vascular Surgery

Academic Appointment:

Professor of Surgery


Vascular Surgery

Research Interests: Research Interests Web Link


  • Shimizu-Hirota R, Xiong W, Baxter BT, Kunkle SL, Maillard I, Chen XW, Sabeh F, Liu R, Li XY, Weiss SJ. MT1-MMP regulates the PI3KO(middle dot)MI-2/NuRD-dependent control of macrophage immune function. Genes Dev, 26(4):395-413, Feb 2012. Abstract
  • Xiong, W, MacTaggart JN, Knispel R, Worth J, Peridsky Y, Baxter BT.  Blocking TNF-alpha attenuates aneurysm formation in a murine model.  J Immunol, 183(4):2741-6, Aug 2009. Abstract
  • Xiong W, Mactaggart J, Knispel R, Worth J, Zhu Z, Li Y, Sun Y, Baxter BT, Johanning JM:  Inhibition of reactive oxygen species attenuates aneurysm formation in a murine model.  Atherosclerosis, 202(1):128-134, Jan 2009. Abstract
  • Xiong W, MacTaggart J, Knispel R, Persidsky Y, Baxter BT. Key Role of Tumor Necrosis Factor-a in the Development of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. J Immunol. 2009 Aug 15;183(4):2741-6. Epub 2009 Jul 20.
  • Xiong W, Knispel R, MacTaggart J, Greiner TC, Weiss SJ, Baxter BT. Mt1-MMP regulates macrophage-dependent elastolytic activity and aneurysm formation in vivo.  Journal of Biological Chemistry 2009 Jan 16;284(3):1765-1771. Abstract
  • Rentschler ME, Baxter BT. Screening aortic drug treatments through arterial compliance measurements. Curr Vasc Pharmacol, 6(4):250-7, Oct 2008. Abstract
  • Pipinos II, Swanson SA, Zhu Z, Nella AA, Weiss DJ, Gutti TL, McComb RD, Baxter BT, Lynch TG, Casale GP. Chronically ischemic mouse skeletal muscle exhibits myopathy in association with mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative damage. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 295(1):R290-6, Jul 2008. Abstract
  • Mahoney CR, Hartman CW, Simon PJ, Baxter BT, Neff JR.  Vascular management in rotationplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res, 466(5):1210-6, May 2008. Abstract
  • Baxter BT, Terrin MC, Dalman RL. Medical management of small abdominal aortic aneurysms.  Circulation, 117(14):1883-9. Review, Apr 2008. Abstract
  • Xiong w, Knispel R, Rameriz F, Dietz H, Baxter BT.  Doxycycline preserves elastin and delays aortic rupture in a mouse model of Marfan syndrome.  J Vasc Surg, 47(1):166-72, Jan 2008. Abstract
  • Rentschler ME, Baxter BT. Medical therapy approach for treating abdominal aortic aneurysm.  Vascular, 15(6):361-5, 2007. Abstract
  • Sun J, Sukhova GK, Yang M, Wolters PJ, MacFarlane LA, Libby P, Sun C, Zhang Y, Liu J, Ennis TL, Knispel R, Xiong W, Thompson RW, Baxter BT, Shi GP. Mast cells modulate the pathogenesis of elastase-induced abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice. J Clin Invest, 117(11):3359-68. Nov 2007. Abstract
  • MacTaggart JN, Xiong W, Knispel R, Baxter BT. Deletion of CCR2 but not CCR5 or CXCR3 inhibits aortic aneurysm formation. Surgery, 142(2):284-8, Aug 2007. Abstract
  • Baxter BT, Mahoney C, Johnson PJ, Selmer KM, Pipinos II, Rose J, Neff JR. Concomitant arterial and venous reconstruction with resection of lower extremity sarcomas. Ann Vasc Surg 21(3):272-9, 2007. Abstract
  • Rentschler M, Baxter, BT.  Pharmacological Approaches to Prevent AAA Enlargement and Rupture. New York Academy of Science, 1085:39-46, Nov 2006. Abstract