Thomas G. Lynch, MD

Dr. Lynch

Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Division of General Surgery
985182 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5182, USA
Phone: 402-559-9549
Fax: 402-559-8985

Curriculum Vitae


Georgetown University, Washington, DC


Intern, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VTSurgery, Georgetown University Med Center, Washington, DC


Vascular Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Board Certification:

American Board of Surgery
Am Board of Surgery - General Vascular Surgery

Academic Appointment: Professor of Surgery
Other Appointments:

Chief of Vascular Surgery
Surgery Clerkship Program Director


Vascular Surgery
Noninvasive Diagnosis of Peripheral Vascular Disease
Venous Laser Therapy

Research Interests: The non-invasive diagnosis of vascular disease; computerization of the medical record; medical student education


  • Kamenskiy A, Pipinos I, Desyatova A, Salkovskiy Y, Kossovich L, Kirillova I, Bockeria L, Morozov K, Polyaev V, Lynch T, Dzenis Y. Finite Element Model of the Patched Human Carotid. Vasc and Endovasc Surg, in press. Abstract
  • Lynch TG. Invited Commentary (on Characterizing Resolution of Catheter Associated Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis). J Vasc Surg, in press. Abstract
  • Lynch TG, Johanning JM. Invited Commentary (on Strength Training Increases Walking Tolerance in Intermittent Claudication Patients: Randomized Trial). J Vasc Surg, in press. Abstract
  • Kasotakis G, Pipinos II, Lynch TG. Aspirin resistance: Current evidence and clinical implications. J Vasc Surg 50:1500-1510, 2009. Abstract
  • Garg N, Karagiorgos N, Pisimisis GT, Sohal DPS, Longo GM, Johanning JM, Lynch TG, Pipinos, II. Cerebral protection devices reduce periprocedural strokes during carotid angioplasty and stenting: A systematic review of the current literature. J Endovasc Ther 16:412-427, 2009. Abstract
  • Lynch TG. Editorial Comment regarding “What surgeons tell their patients about the intra-operative role of residents: a qualitative study”. Am J Surg 196:795-797, 2008. Abstract
  • Pipinos II, Pisimisis GT, Burjonrappa SC, Johanning JM, Matthew Longo G, Lynch TG. One patent intracranial collateral predicts tolerance of flow reversal during carotid angioplasty and stenting. Ann Vasc Surg 23:32-38, 2009. Abstract
  • Weiss, DJ; Pipinos, IP; Longo, GM; Lynch, TG; Rutar FJ; Johanning JJ. Direct and indirect measurement of patient radiation exposure during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. Ann Vasc Surg 22:723-729, 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: R290-R296, 2008. Abstract
  • Lynch, TG; Longo, GM. Invited Commentary (on A Census-based Analysis of Racial Disparities in Lower Extremity Amputation in Northern Illinois, 1987-2004 ) J Vasc Surg 47:1007, 2008.
  • Lynch, TG; Plumb, TJ. Invited Commentary (on The Natural History of Autologous Fistulas as First-Time Dialysis Access in the KDOQI Era). J Vasc Surg 47:421, 2008.
  • Plumb, TJ; Lynch, TG; Adelson, AB. Treatment of steal syndrome in a distal radiocephalic arteriovenous fistula using intravascular coil embolization. J Vasc Surg 47:457-459, 2008. Abstract
  • Myers, SA; Johanning, JM; Stergiou, N; Lynch, TG; Longo, GM; Pipinos, II. Claudication Distances and the Walking Impairment Questionnaire best describe the Ambulatory Limitations in Patients with Symptomatic Peripheral Arterial Disease. J Vasc Surg 47:550-555, 2008 Abstract
  • Lynch, TG; Pipinos, II. Invited Commentary (on Aspirin resistance among long term aspirin users after carotid endarterectomy and controls: Flow cytometric measurement of aspirin-induced platelet inhibition). J Vasc Surg 45:1147, 2007.
  • Scott-Pandorf, MM; Stergiou, N; Johanning, JM; Robinson L; Lynch, TG; Pipinos, II. Peripheral arterial disease affects ground reaction forces during walking. J Vasc Surg 46:491-499, 2007. Abstract
  • Plumb, TJ; Adelson, AB; Groggel, GC; Johanning, JM; Lynch, TG; Lund, B. Obesity and hemodialysis vascular access failure. Am J Kidney Dis 50:450-454, 2007 Abstract
  • Garg, N; Pipinos II; Longo GM; Thorell WE; Lynch, TG; Johanning, JM. Detachable Coils for Repair of Extraparenchymal Renal Artery Aneurysms: An Alternative to surgical Therapy. Ann Vasc Surg 21:97-110, 2007 Abstract
  • Lynch, TG; Washko , A. Invited Commentary J Vasc Surg (on Resource utilization in the treatment of critical limb ischemia: the effect of tissue loss, comorbidities, and graft-related events). J Vasc Surg 44(5):975-976,-2006
  • Pipinos, II; Bruzoni, M; Johanning, JM; Longo, GM; Lynch, TG. Transcervical Carotid Stenting with Flow Reversal for Neuroprotection: Technique, Results, Advantages, and Limitations. Vascular, 14(5):245-255, 2006. Abstract
  • Pipinos, II; Judge, AR; Zhu, A; Selsby, JT; Swanson, SA; Johanning, JM; Baxter, BT; Lynch, TG; Dobb, SL. Mitochondrial Defects and Oxidative Damage in Skeletal Muscle of Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 41(2):262-9, 2006 Abstract
  • Lynch, TG; Abstracts From the Proceedings of the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Association for Surgical Education (ASE). Teaching and Leaning in Medicine 18(1): 69-75, 2006.
  • MacTaggart, JN; Pipinos, II; Johanning, JM; Lynch, TG. Acrylic cement pulmonary embolus masquerading as an embolized central venous catheter fragment. J Vasc Surg Pending. Abstract
  • Pipinos, II; Johanning, JM; Pham CN; Soundararajan, K; Lynch, TG. Transcervical approach with protective flow reversal for the performance of carotid angioplasty and stenting. J Endovasc Ther. 2005 Jul-Aug;12(4):446-53. Abstract
  • Lynch, TG; Abstracts From the Proceedings of the 2004 Annual Meetings of the Association for Surgical Education (ASE). Teaching and Learning in Medicine 17:297, 2004.
  • Larsen, JL; Collins, CW; Ratanasuwan, T; Burkman, TW; Lynch, TG; Erickson, JM; Lyden, ER; Lane, JT; Mack-Shipman, LR. Pancreas Transplantation Improves Vascular Disease in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 27:1706-1711, 2004. Abstract
  • Lynch, TG; Pipinos, II; Boska, MD. Regarding "Can carotid endarterectomy improve metabolic status in patients with asymptomatic internal carotid artery flow lesion? Studies with localized in vivo proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy". J Vasc Surg. 36:646-648, 2002. Abstract
  • Neumayer, L; Kaiser, S; Anderson, K; Barney, L; Curet, M; Jacobs, D; Lynch, TG; Gasak, C. Perceptions of Women Medical Students and Their Influence on Career Choice. Am J Surg. 183:146-50, 2002. Abstract
  • Larsen, JL; Ratanasuwan, T; Burkman, T; Lynch, TG; Erickson, J; Colling, C; Lane, J; Mack-Shipman, L; Lyden, E; Loseke, M; Miller, S; Leone, J. Carotid intima media thickness decreases after pancreas transplantation. Transplantation. 73:936-40, 2002. Abstract
  • Steele, DJ; Johnson Palensky, JE; Lynch, TG; Lacy, NL; Duffy, SW. Learning preferences, computer attitudes, and student evaluation of computerized instruction. Medical Education. 36:225-32, 2002. Abstract
  • Lynch, TG; Steele, DJ; Johnson Palensky, JE; Lacy, NL; Duffy, SW. Learning Preferences, Computer Attitudes, and Test Performance: Response to Computer-Aided Instruction. Am J Surg 181(4):368-71, 2001. Abstract
  • Orton, DF; LeVeen, RF; Saigh, JA; Culp, WC; Fidler, JL; Lynch, TG; Goertzen, TC; McCowan, TC. Aortic prosthetic graft infections: radiologic manifestations and implications for management. Radiographics 4:977-93, 2000. Abstract
  • McConnell, PI; Rehm, JR; Oltman, DL; Lynch, TG; Baxter, BT. Thrombin injection for treating a subclavian artery pseudoaneurysm. Surgery 127:716-718, 2000. Abstract
  • Lynch, TG; Schneider, P.D. Availability of content information does not improve performance on computerized case simulations. Am J Surg 179:472-475, 2000. Abstract