Panos Kougias, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S. - Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety
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Panos Kougias, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S.

Panos Kougias, MD, MSc, FACS

Investigator, Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Chief, Vascular Surgery Section, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine

Email: Panagiotis.Kougias @va.gov

Email: pkougias@bcm.edu

Phone: 713-791-1414 ext. 27700

Research Interests

  • Modeling of operating room scheduling to improve efficiency
  • Impact of transfusion strategies in patients at high risk for perioperative cardiac events
  • Large dataset analysis

Education

  • MD, Medical School of Athens University, Greece
  • General Surgery Residency, Johnson City, TN
  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Masters of Science in Clinical Research, University of Texas, Houston, TX

Awards and Activities

  • Recipient of a VA Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) to study a statistically-driven operating room scheduling methodology, 2013-2016
  • National PI of a randomized clinical trial to assess the impact of transfusion strategies in patients at high risk for postoperative cardiac adverse, currently in planning phase
  • Chair of Program Committee of the Association of VA Surgeons, 2015
  • Recipient of a Career Development Award (CDA) for a randomized clinical trial to study the effect of carotid endarterectomy and stenting on cognition, 2010-2013
  • America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly report, 2009-2015

Dr. Kougias' PubMed Link*

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