Peter Connolly, M.D.

Vascular Surgery
Peter Connolly

Peter Connolly, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Dr. Connolly's clinical expertise is in endovascular and surgical therapies for treatment and management of the full spectrum of peripheral vascular disease. He specializes in advanced minimally-invasive vascular and endovascular procedures.

He received his B.A. in Environmental Studies with a focus on Conservation Biology in May, 1997 from Middlebury College, Vermont, and his M.D. from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine with Distinction in Research in May, 2004. He completed an NIH-funded one-year Medical Student Research fellowship at the University of California, Irvine, from 2002-2003. He completed his internship at the University of California, San Francisco in 2005 and completed his general surgery residency at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in 2009. He then completed a two-year ACGME accredited Fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Connolly is a member of the Society of Vascular Surgery and the Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery. He has authored numerous journal publications in his field of specialty, and has given many presentations at professional society meetings.

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Publications

Jones BU, Serna DL, Beckham G, West J, Smulowitz P, Farber A, Kahwaji C, Connolly P, Steward E, Purdy RE, Milliken JC. Recovery of cardiac function after standard hypothermic storage versus preservation with Peg-hemoglobin. ASAIO J. 2001 May-Jun; 47(3):197-201.

 

Jones BU, Serna DL, Smulowitz P, Connolly P, Farber A, Beckham G, Shrivastava V, Kahwaji C, Steward E, Purdy RE, Parker WL, Ages B, Milliken JC.  Extended ex vivo myocardial preservation in the beating state using a novel polyethylene glycolated bovine hemoglobin perfusate based solution.  ASAIO J.  2003 Jul-Aug; 49(4):388-394.

 

Nemet D, Connolly PH, Pontello-Pescatello AM, Rose-Gottron C, Larson JK, Galassetti P, Cooper DM.  Negative energy balance plays a major role in the IGF-1 response to exercise training. J App Physiol. 2004 Jan;96(1):276-82. 

 

Connolly PH, Caiozzo VJ, Zaldivar F, Nemet D, Hung S, Heck JD,  Hatfield W, Cooper DM. Effects of exercise on gene expression in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells. J App Physiol. 2004 Oct; 97(4);1461-9.

 

Gallagher KA, Meltzer AJ, Ravin RA, Graham A, Shrikhande G, Connolly PH, Aiello F, Dayal R, McKinsey JF. Endovascular management as first therapy for chronic total occlusion of the lower extremity arteries: comparison of balloon angioplasty, stenting, and directional atherectomy. J Endovasc Ther. 2011 Oct;18(5):624-37.

 

Gallagher KA, Meltzer AJ, Ravin RA, Graham A, Connolly P, Escobar G, Shrikhande G, McKinsey JF. Gender Differences in Outcomes of Endovascular Treatment of Infrainguinal Peripheral Artery Disease. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2011 Sep 13.

 

Gallagher KA, Meltzer AJ, Ravin RA, Graham A, Shrikhande G, Connolly PH, Aiello F, Dayal R, McKinsey JF.Endovascular management as first therapy for chronic total occlusion of the lower extremity arteries: comparison of balloon angioplasty, stenting, and directional atherectomy. J Endovasc Ther. 2011 Oct;18(5):624-37

 

Meltzer AJ, Shrikhande G, Gallagher KA, Aiello FA, Kahn S, Connolly P, McKinsey JF. Heart failure is associated with reduced patency after endovascular intervention for symptomatic peripheral arterial disease. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Feb;55(2):353-62.

 

Gallagher KA, Ravin RA, Meltzer AJ, Khan A, Coleman DM, Graham AR, Aiello F, Shrikhande G, Connolly PH, Dayal R, Karwowski JK. Midterm Outcomes After Treatment of Type II Endoleaks Associated With Aneurysm Sac Expansion. J Endovasc Ther. 2012 Apr;19(2):182-92.

 

Connolly PH, Balachandran VP, Trost D, Bush HL Jr. Open surgical inferior vena cava filter retrieval for caval perforation and a novel technique for minimal cavotomy filter extraction. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Apr 11.

 

Meltzer AJ, Graham A, Connolly PH, Karwowski JK, Bush HL, Frazier PI, Schneider DB. Risk factors for early failure after peripheral endovascular intervention: application of a reliability engineering approach. Ann Vasc Surg. 2013 Jan;27(1):53-61.

 

Meltzer AJ, Graham A, Kim JH, Connolly PH, Karwowski JK, Bush HL, Meltzer EC, Schneider DB. Clinical, demographic, and medicolegal factors associated with geographic variation in inferior vena cava filter utilization: An interstate analysis. Surgery. 2013 Jan 7.

 

Meltzer AJ, Graham A, Connolly PH, Meltzer EC, Karwowski JK, Bush HL, Schneider DB. The Comprehensive Risk Assessment for Bypass (CRAB) facilitates efficient perioperative risk assessment for patients with critical limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jan 30.

 

Connolly PH, Meltzer AJ, Gallagher KA, Dayal R. A visceral aortic branch anomaly presenting with a common celiomesenteric-renal trunk. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jun;57(6);1675.

 

Jones DW, Meltzer AJ, Graham AR, Connolly PH, Bush HL, Schneider DB. Endovascular repair of infrarenal focal aortic pathology with limited aortic coverage. Ann Vasc Surg. 2013 Dec 20.

 

Siracuse JJ, Gill HL, Schneider DB, Graham AR, Connolly PH, Jones DW, Meltzer AJ. Assessing the perioperative safety of common femoral endarterectomy in the endovascular era.  Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2014 Jan:48(1):27-33.

 

Meltzer AJ, Evangelisti G, Graham AR, Connolly PH, Jones DW, Bush HL, Karwowski JK, Schneider DB. Determinants of outcome after endovascular therapy for critical limb ischemia with tissue loss. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Jan;28(1):144-51.

 

Siracuse JJ, Gill HL, Parrack I, Huang ZS, Schneider DB, Connolly PH, Meltzer AJ. Variability in anesthetic considerations for arteriovenous fistula creation.  J Vasc Access. 2014 Apr 8

 

Jones DW, Graham A, Connolly PH, Schneider DB, Meltzer AJ. Restenosis and symptom recurrence after endovascular therapy for claudication: Does duplex ultrasound correlate with recurrent claudication? Vascular. 2014 May 1. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Siracuse JJ, Gill HL, Graham AR, Schneider DB, Connolly PH, Sedrakyan A, Meltzer AJ. Comparative safety of endovascular and open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms in low-risk male patients. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jun

 

Siracuse JJ, Huang ZS, Gill HL, Parrack I, Schneider DB, Connolly PH, Meltzer AJ. Defining risks and predicting adverse events after lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2014 Jun 23;10:367-374.

 

Siracuse JJ, Gill HL, Jones DW, Schneider DB, Connolly PH, Parrack I, Huang ZS, Meltzer AJ. Risk factors for protracted postoperative length of stay after lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Aug;28(6):1432-8.

 

Siracuse JJ, Al Bazroon A, Gill HL, Meltzer AJ, Schneider DB, Parrack I, Jones DW, Connolly PH. Risk Factors of Nonretrieval of Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filters. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

 

 

Jones DW, Siracuse JJ, Graham A, Connolly PH, Sedrakyan A, Schneider DB, Meltzer AJ. Safety and effectiveness of endovascular therapy for claudication in octogenarians. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Jan;29(1):34-41.

 

Siracuse JJ, Meltzer EC, Gill HL, Graham AR, Schneider DB, Connolly PH, Meltzer AJ. Outcomes and risk factors of cardiac arrest after vascular surgery procedures. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Jan;61(1):197-202.