• Dr. Spangler joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2016. Her undergraduate education was at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She then attended the University of Pittsburgh for medical school and there obtained a MS in clinical research with a focus on Outcomes and Effectiveness Research. She went on to train in vascular surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in the integrated vascular surgery residency.

    Dr. Spangler serves as a peer reviewer for Annals of Surgery and Annals of Vascular Surgery.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Statin use improves limb salvage after intervention for peripheral arterial disease 2019
    2019 Patient information sources when facing repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm 2019
    2018 Importance of postprocedural Wound, Ischemia, and foot Infection (WIfI) restaging in predicting limb salvage 2018
    2017 Open and endovascular aneurysm repair in the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Quality Initiative 2017
    2017 Feasibility and pilot efficacy of a brief smoking cessation intervention delivered by vascular surgeons in the Vascular Physician Offer and Report (VAPOR) Trial 2017
    2017 Impact and Duration of Brief Surgeon-Delivered Smoking Cessation Advice on Attitudes Regarding Nicotine Dependence and Tobacco Harms for Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease 2017
    2016 A Case of Endofibrosis Presenting with Embolic Symptoms in a 43-Year-Old Cyclist 2016
    2016 Design and initial enrollment in the Vascular Physicians Offer and Report (VAPOR) trial 2016
    2016 Smoking cessation counseling in vascular surgical practice using the results of interviews and focus groups in the Vascular Surgeon offer and report smoking cessation pilot trial 2016
    2016 Amputation Rates for Patients with Diabetes and Peripheral Arterial Disease: The Effects of Race and Region 2016
    2015 Smoking cessation strategies in vascular surgery 2015
    2014 Outcomes of carotid endarterectomy versus stenting in comparable medical risk patients 2014
    2014 Preventive measures for patients at risk for amputation from diabetes and peripheral arterial disease 2014
    2012 Adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery: Angioplasty resulting in thrombosis 2012
    2012 Variation in thromboembolic complications among patients undergoing commonly performed cancer operations 2012
    2010 Cost-effectiveness of guidelines for insertion of inferior vena cava filters in high-risk trauma patients 2010

    Research Overview

  • Her research interests include outcomes and effectiveness evaluation of carotid and aortic disease treatments, imaging surveillance, as well as quality improvement through interventions on modifiable perioperative factors.
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by OSIRIS THERAPEUTICS, INC. 2019 - 2024
  • Trial to Compare Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (Best)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2014 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by ROX MEDICAL INC. 2018 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by VASCULAR DYNAMICS INC. 2018 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOLTON MEDICAL, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by COOK, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by GE HEALTHCARE 2018 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2015 - 2020
  • Education And Training

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Residency 2016
  • Full Name

  • Emily Spangler