James Elmore
Chair of Vascular Surgery

LOCATION(S)
Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822 
Phone: 570-271-6369
Fax: 570-271-5840

Research Interests

Abdominal aortic aneurysm, carotid artery disease, PAD, and varicose veins. Extensive research in aortic aneurysms.

Recent Publications 

  • Ryer EJ, Elmore JR, Garvin RP, Cindric MC, Dover JT, Kekulawela S, Franklin DP.  Value of delayed duplex ultrasound assessment after endothermal ablation of the great saphenous vein.  J Vasc Surg.  2016.  PMID: 26906977.
  • Borthwick KM, Smelser DT, Bock JA, Elmore JR, Ryer EJ, Ye Z, Pacheco JA, Carrell DS, Michalkiewicz M, Thompson WK, Pathak J, Bielinski SJ, Denny JC, Linneman JG, Peissig PL, Kho AN, Gottesman O, Parmar H, Kullo IJ, McCarty CA, Bottinger EP, Larson EB, Jarvik GP, Harley JB, Bajwa T, Franklin DP, Carey DJ, Kuivaniemi H, Tromp G.  ePhenotyping for abdominal aortic aneurysm in the electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) network: Algorithm development and Konstanz information miner workflow.  Int J Biomed Data Min. 4: 113, 2015, PMID: 27054044.
  • Ryer EJ, Elmore JR.  Challenging anatomy and mortality after endovascular treatment of ruptured aortic aneurysm: proceed with caution when treating the hostile neck.  J Endovasc Therapy.  23: 928-9, 2016. PMID: 27489084.
  • Ilano AG, Garvin RP, Ryer EJ, Dove JT, Elmore JR.  Patency and limb salvage after femoral endarterectomy and iliac stenting are not affected by severity of iliac disease.  J Vasc Surg.  2017.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2016.10.122
  • Jones GT, Tromp G, Kuivaniemi H, Gretarsdottir S, Baas AF, Giusti B, Strauss E, van 't Hof FN, Webb T, Erdman R, Ritchie MD, Elmore JR, Verma A, Pendergrass S, Kullo IJ, Ye Z, Peissig PL, Gottesman O, Verma SS, Malinowski J, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Borthwick K, Smelser DT, Crosslin DR, de Andrade M, Ryer EJ, McCarty CA, Bottinger EP, Pacheco JA, Crawford DC, Carrell DS, Gerhard GS, Franklin DP, Carey DJ, Phillips VL, Williams MJ, Wei W, Blair R, Hill AA, Vasudevan TM, Lewis DR, Thomson IA, Krysa J, Hill GB, Roake J, Merriman TR, Oszkinis G, Galora S, Saracini C, Abbate R, Pulli R, Pratesi C, Saratzis A, Verissimo A, Bumpstead SJ, Badger SA, Clough RE, Cockerill GW, Hafez H, Scott DJ, Futers TS, Romaine SP, Bridge K, Griffin KJ, Bailey MA, Smith A, Thompson MM, van Bockxmeer F, Matthiasson SE, Thorleifsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Blankensteijn JD, Teijink JA, Wijmenga C, de Graaf J, Kiemeney LA, Lindholt JS, Hughes AE, Bradley DT, Stirrups K, Golledge J, Norman PE, Powell JT, Humphries SE, Hamby SE, Goodall AH, Nelson CP, Sakalihasan N, Courtois A, Ferrell RE, Eriksson P, Folkersen L, Franco-Cereceda A, Eicher JD, Johnson AD, Betsholtz C, Ruusalepp A, Franzén O, Schadt E, Björkegren JL, Lipovich L, Drolet AM, Verhoeven E, Zeebregts CJ, Geelkerken RH, van Sambeek MR, van Sterkenburg SM, de Vries JP, Stefansson K, Thompson JR, de Bakker PI, Deloukas P, Sayers RD, Harrison S, van Rij AM, Samani NJ, Bown MJ.  Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for abdominal aortic aneurysm identifies four new disease-specific loci.  Circ Res.  2017; 120:341-353.
  • Dewey FE, Murray MF, Overton JD, Habegger L, Leader JB , Fetterolf SN, O’Dushlaine C, Van Hout CV, Staples J, Jauregui GC,  Metpally R, Pendergrass SA, Giovanni MA, Kirchner HL, Balasubramanian S, Abul-Husn NS, Hartzel DN, Lavage DR, Kost KA, Packer JS, Lopez AE, Penn J, Mukherjee S, Gosalia N, Kanagaraj M, Li AH, Mitnaul LJ, Adams LJ, Person TN, Praveen K, Marcketta A, Lebo MS, Austin-Tse CA, Mason-Suares HM, Bruse S, Mellis S, Phillips R, Stahl N, Murphy A, Economides A, Skelding KA, Still CD, Elmore JR, Borecki IB,  Yancopoulos GD, Davis FD, Faucett WA, Gottesman O, Ritchie MD, Shuldiner AR, Reid JG, Ledbetter DH, Baras A, Carey DJ.  Distribution and clinical impact of functional variants in 50,726 whole-exome sequences from the DiscovEHR study.  Science 354: 2016  (Epub ahead of print).
  • Shan Y, Tromp G, Kuivaniemi H, Smelser DT, Verma SS, Ritchie MD, Elmore JR, Carey DJ, Conley YP, Gorin MB, Weeks DE.  Genetic risk models: Influence of model size on risk estimates and precision.  Genet Epidemiol 2017.  PMID: 28198095.

17.              Ryer EJ, Elmore JR, Garvin RP, Cindric MC, Dover JT, Kekulawela S, Franklin DP.  Value of delayed duplex ultrasound assessment after endothermal ablation of the great saphenous vein.  J Vasc Surg.  2016.  PMID: 26906977.

18.              Borthwick KM, Smelser DT, Bock JA, Elmore JR, Ryer EJ, Ye Z, Pacheco JA, Carrell DS, Michalkiewicz M, Thompson WK, Pathak J, Bielinski SJ, Denny JC, Linneman JG, Peissig PL, Kho AN, Gottesman O, Parmar H, Kullo IJ, McCarty CA, Bottinger EP, Larson EB, Jarvik GP, Harley JB, Bajwa T, Franklin DP, Carey DJ, Kuivaniemi H, Tromp G.  ePhenotyping for abdominal aortic aneurysm in the electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) network: Algorithm development and Konstanz information miner workflow.  Int J Biomed Data Min. 4: 113, 2015, PMID: 27054044. 

19.              Ryer EJ, Elmore JR.  Challenging anatomy and mortality after endovascular treatment of ruptured aortic aneurysm: proceed with caution when treating the hostile neck.  J Endovasc Therapy.  23: 928-9, 2016. PMID: 27489084.

20.       Ilano AG, Garvin RP, Ryer EJ, Dove JT, Elmore JR.  Patency and limb salvage after femoral endarterectomy and iliac stenting are not affected by severity of iliac disease.  J Vasc Surg.  2017.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2016.10.122

21.              Jones GT, Tromp G, Kuivaniemi H, Gretarsdottir S, Baas AF, Giusti B, Strauss E, van 't Hof FN, Webb T, Erdman R, Ritchie MD, Elmore JR, Verma A, Pendergrass S, Kullo IJ, Ye Z, Peissig PL, Gottesman O, Verma SS, Malinowski J, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Borthwick K, Smelser DT, Crosslin DR, de Andrade M, Ryer EJ, McCarty CA, Bottinger EP, Pacheco JA, Crawford DC, Carrell DS, Gerhard GS, Franklin DP, Carey DJ, Phillips VL, Williams MJ, Wei W, Blair R, Hill AA, Vasudevan TM, Lewis DR, Thomson IA, Krysa J, Hill GB, Roake J, Merriman TR, Oszkinis G, Galora S, Saracini C, Abbate R, Pulli R, Pratesi C, Saratzis A, Verissimo A, Bumpstead SJ, Badger SA, Clough RE, Cockerill GW, Hafez H, Scott DJ, Futers TS, Romaine SP, Bridge K, Griffin KJ, Bailey MA, Smith A, Thompson MM, van Bockxmeer F, Matthiasson SE, Thorleifsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Blankensteijn JD, Teijink JA, Wijmenga C, de Graaf J, Kiemeney LA, Lindholt JS, Hughes AE, Bradley DT, Stirrups K, Golledge J, Norman PE, Powell JT, Humphries SE, Hamby SE, Goodall AH, Nelson CP, Sakalihasan N, Courtois A, Ferrell RE, Eriksson P, Folkersen L, Franco-Cereceda A, Eicher JD, Johnson AD, Betsholtz C, Ruusalepp A, Franzén O, Schadt E, Björkegren JL, Lipovich L, Drolet AM, Verhoeven E, Zeebregts CJ, Geelkerken RH, van Sambeek MR, van Sterkenburg SM, de Vries JP, Stefansson K, Thompson JR, de Bakker PI, Deloukas P, Sayers RD, Harrison S, van Rij AM, Samani NJ, Bown MJ.  Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for abdominal aortic aneurysm identifies four new disease-specific loci.  Circ Res.  2017; 120:341-353.

22.              Dewey FEMurray MFOverton JDHabegger LLeader JB Fetterolf SNO’Dushlaine CVan Hout CVStaples JJauregui GC Metpally R, Pendergrass SAGiovanni MAKirchner HLBalasubramanian S, Abul-Husn NSHartzel DNLavage DRKost KAPacker JSLopez AEPenn JMukherjeeSGosalia NKanagaraj MLi AHMitnaul LJAdams LJPerson TNPraveen KMarcketta ALebo MSAustin-Tse CAMason-Suares HMBruse SMellis SPhillips RStahl NMurphy AEconomides ASkelding KAStill CDElmore JRBorecki IB,  Yancopoulos GDDavis FDFaucett WAGottesmanORitchie MDShuldiner ARReid JGLedbetter DHBaras A, Carey DJ.  Distribution and clinical impact of functional variants in 50,726 whole-exome sequences from the DiscovEHR study.  Science 354: 2016  (Epub ahead of print).

23.              Shan Y, Tromp G, Kuivaniemi H, Smelser DT, Verma SS, Ritchie MD, Elmore JR, Carey DJ, Conley YP, Gorin MB, Weeks DE.  Genetic risk models: Influence of model size on risk estimates and precision.  Genet Epidemiol 2017.  PMID: 28198095.

Education

MD, University of Connecticut, 1980-1984
Surgery Residency, Maine Medical Center, 1984-1989
Vascular Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, 1989-1991