Jason MacTaggart, MD


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

Curriculum Vitae


University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA


General Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE


University of California, San Francisco, CA
Vascular Surgery Fellowship

Board Certification:

American Board of Surgery Vascular Surgery

Academic Appointment:

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Sub-Specialty: Vascular Surgery, Endovascular
Research Interests: Role of Proteinase, Cytokines, and Reactive Oxygen Species in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.


  • Gupta PK, MacTaggart JN, Natarajan B, Lynch TG, Arya S, Gupta H, Fang X, Pipinos II. Predictive factors for mortality after open repair of paravisceral abdominal aortic aneurysm. Journal of Vascular Surgery, December 2011. Epub ahead of print. Abstract
  • Kamenskiy AV, Dzenis YA, Mactaggart JN, Lynch TG, Jaffar Kazmi SA, Pipinos II. Nonlinear Mechanical Behavior of the Human Common, External, and Internal Carotid Arteries in Vivo. Journal of Surgical Research. Oct 2011. Epub ahead of print. Abstract
  • Kamenskiy AV, Pipinos II, MacTaggart JN, Kazmi SA, Dzenis YA.  Comparative analysis of the biaxial mechanical behavior of carotid wall tissue and biological and synthetic materials used for carotid patch angioplasty.  J Biomech Eng 133(11):1110-08, Nov 2011. Abstract  
  • Kamenskiy, AV, Dzenis YA, MacTaggart JN, Desyatova AS, Pipinos II. In vivo three-dimensional blood velocity profile shapes in the human common, internal and external carotid arteries. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 54(4):1011-20, May 2011. Abstract
  • Gupta PK, Gupta H, Miller WJ, Johanning JM, Lynch TG, MacTaggart JN, Longo GM, Pipinos II. Corticosteroid Use, Symptomatic Status, and Smoking Are Associated with Stroke after Carotid Surgery in the ACS NSQIP Database. J Surg Res, 158(2):303, 2010. Abstract
  • Kamenskiy AV, Dzenis YA, Desyatova AS, Lynch TG, MacTaggart JN, Pipinos II. Toward optimal hemodynamics in the endarterectomized carotid; a finite element study. J Surgery Res, 158(2):302, 2010. Abstract
  • Gupta PK, Gupta H, Miller WJ, Lynch TG, Mactaggart JN, Johanning JM, Longo GM, Pipinos II. Predictors of cardiac events after major vascular surgery. J Surgery Res, 158(2):301, 2010. 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. 2009;Aug 15;183(4):2741-6. Abstract
  • Xiong, W, Knispel R, MacTaggart JN, Greiner TC, Weiss SJ, Baxter BT. MT1-MMP regulates macrophage-dependent elastolytic activity and aneurysm formation in vivo. Journal of biochemistry. 2009;Jan 16;284(3):1765-71. Abstract
  • Xiong W, MacTaggart JN, Knispel R, Worth J, Zhu Z, Li Y, Sun Y, Baxter BT, Johanning J. Inhibition of reactive oxygen species attenuates aneurysm formation in a murine model. Atherosclerosis. 2009;Jan;202(1):128-34. Abstract
  • MacTaggart JN, Xiong W, Knispel R, Baxter BT. Deletion of CCR2 But Not CCR5 or CXCR3 Inhibits Aortic Aneurysm Formation. Surgery. 2007; Aug;142(2):284-8. Abstract
  • Xiong W, Knispel R, MacTaggart JN, Baxter BT. Effects of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 2 deficiency on aneurysm formation. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2006; 44(5):1061-6. Abstract
  • MacTaggart JN, Johanning JM, Lynch TG, Pipinos II. Acrylic cement pulmonary embolus masquerading as an embolized central venous catheter fragment. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2006; 43(1):180-3. Abstract

         For a full collection of articles: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=%22mactaggart+jn%22