Zachary J. Wanken, MD, MS

Zachary J. Wanken, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Specialty Areas

  • Vascular surgery

Common Procedures

  • Aortic aneurysm repair
  • Lower extremity revascularization
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Dialysis access

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Carotid artery disease (stenosis and stroke)
  • Chronic venous insufficiency
  • Deep venous disease
  • Peripheral artery disease/peripheral vascular disease
  • Renal vascular disease/renal artery stenosis
  • Chronic limb-threatening ischemia
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Peripheral aneurysm
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Hemodialysis access
  • Aortic dissection
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Limb preservation
  • Vascular infections
  • Vascular trauma
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous insufficiency


Medical School: 2015, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Master of Science: 2019, Health Outcomes Research, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH


2015-2021, Integrated Vascular Surgery, Dartmoth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Professional Memberships

Society for Vascular Surgery

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society

American Heart Association

Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery


Areas of Research Interest

  • Aortic aneurysm care delivery, surveillance follow up and device design
  • Marketing and branding of vascular interventional practice
  • Behavioral modifications for cardiovascular health



Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

John Cochran St. Louis VA Medical Center

Sees Patients At

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

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To make an appointment with Dr. Wanken, please contact (314) 273-7373.