Anthony Chau, MD, RPVI

Dr. Anthony ChauDr. Anthony H. Chau is a Southern California native who grew up in Orange County. He attended UCLA for college and earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics. While in college Dr. Chau co-founded and served as the president of the Pre-Medical Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (Pre-Med APAMSA) chapter at UCLA. He also helped create and served as the director of A.P.A Heath C.A.R.E.

Dr. Chau matriculated at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, one of best medical schools in the country. He was the co-director of the Minority Health Conference in Los Angeles; a collaboration between UCLA and USC’s medical schools. After receiving this medical degree, Dr. Chau completed a residency in General Surgery at San Joaquin General Hospital, a high-volume county hospital that served largely low income and disadvantaged patients. He is board certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Chau completed an advanced fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic Hospital. Dr. Chau specializes in minimally invasive procedures to treat a wide range of arterial and venous disorders. Dr. Chau has published articles in major surgery journals and a book chapter. He has presented at numerous local, regional and national conferences on both general and vascular surgery. He will soon be board certified in Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Chau currently serves on the VAM Video Committee for the Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS). He has previously served on the SVS Student and Resident Outreach Committee.


Specialties
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
Certification
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery – Board Certified
  • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery – Board Eligible
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation
Education
  • 2018 – Vascular and Endovascular Fellowship, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  • 2016 – General Surgery Residency, San Joaquin General Hospital
  • 2011 – David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
  • 2007 – Economics, B.A, University of California, Los Angeles
Publications and Presentations

Sheaffer WW, Hangge PT, Chau AH, Alzubaidi SJ, Knuttinen M-G, Naidu SG, Ganguli S, Oklu R, Davila VJ. Minimally Invasive Limited Ligation Endoluminal-Assisted Revision (MILLER): A Review of the Available Literature and Brief Overview of Alternate Therapies in Dialysis Associated Steal Syndrome. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2018; 7(6):128.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29843483

Chau AH, Abdul-Muhsin H, Peng X, Martin CJ, Castle EP, Money SR. Robotic assisted Left Renal Vein Transposition as a Novel Surgical Technique for the Treatment of Renal Nutcracker Syndrome. Journal of Vascular Surgery: Cases and Innovative Techniques 2018; 4:31-4.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5849791/

Chau AH, Davila VJ, Sheaffer WW, Stone WM, Fowl RJ, Bower TC, Money SR. Disease Activity in Takayasu’s Arteritis Affects Long Term Graft Related Outcomes. Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Symposium. March 19th, 2018. Las Vegas, NV. Plenary Session.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0741521417324084

Abdul-Muhsin H, Chau AH, Fowl RJ, Castle EP. Robot Assisted Inferior Vena Cavoscopy. The Journal of Urology, Volume 199, Issue 4, e662.
https://www.jurology.com/article/S0022-5347(18)40893-2/abstract

Chau AH, Castle EP, Fowl RJ. Robotic Vena Cavoscopy: Real time assessment of tumor invasion. Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Symposium. March 19th, 2018. Las Vegas, NV. Poster Session.
http://symposium.scvs.org/abstracts/2018/P62.cgi

Chau AH, Fowl RJ, Castle EP, Davila VJ. Iliac Artery Endofibrosis successfully treated by Robotic assisted Ilio-femoral Arterial Bypass. Southern Association of Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting January 20th, 2018. Scottsdale, AZ. Plenary session.
http://meeting.savs.org/abstracts/2018/V2.cgi

Chau AH, Money SR. Aortic Arch Aneurysm: Expect the unexpected. Rocky Mountain Vascular Society Annual Meeting. July 28th, 2017. Midway, UT. Plenary session.

Chau AH, Abdul-Muhsin H, Peng X, Martin CJ, Castle EP, Money SR. Robotic assisted Left Renal Vein Transposition: A Novel Surgical Technique for the Treatment of Renal Nutcracker Syndrome. Society of Vascular Surgery Vascular Annual Meeting. June 2nd, 2017. San Diego, CA. Plenary session.
http://meeting.savs.org/abstracts/2017/V2.cgi

Chau, AH, Mahmoud A. The Current State of Ultrasound Training in United States General Surgery Residency Programs. Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting. Feb. 22nd, 2016. Atlanta, GA. Poster presentation.

Chau AH, Madden E, Ranvier GF. Laparoscopic Repair of Petite’s Lumbar Hernia with Mesh. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Oct. 05th, 2015. Chicago, IL. Plenary session.

Chau AH, Lawrence PF. Endovenous ablation of the Great Saphenous Vein performed simultaneously with stab phlebectomy of tributary veins yields better outcomes in patients with chronic venous insufficiency. David Geffen School of Medicine Scholarship Day March 2011. Poster presentation.

Chau AH. Keeping an Eye on IVs: Unfortunate case of Serratia Endophthalmitis. UCLA Solomon Scholars Poster Session.  June 2010. Los Angeles, CA. Poster presentation.

Vardanian A; Chau A; Quinones-Baldrich W; Lawrence P; Arterial Allograft Allows In-line Reconstruction of Prosthetic Graft Infection With A Low Recurrence Rate and Mortality. Am Surg. 2009; 75 (10):1000-3.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19886153

Tulloch AW, Chun Y, Chau A, Levi DS, Mohanchandra KP, Carman GP, Lawrence PF, Rigberg DA; Thin-film nickel titanium demonstrates reduced bacterial adherence in vitro compared with commercially available endograft materials. Journal of the American College of Surgeons – September 2009 (Vol. 209, Issue 3, Supplement, Page S141.
https://www.journalacs.org/article/S1072-7515(09)00933-8/abstract

Book Chapter

Ranvier GF, Chau AH. Molecular Tests for Parathyroid Carcinomas. In Orlo Clark, Quan-Yang Duh, Electron Kebebew (Eds), Textbook of Endocrine Surgery, 3nd Edition. Philadelphia, PA. Yaypee Medical Inc; 2016. (Book Chapter)