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Kyla M Bennett, MD

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(608) 265-4420

600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

(608) 265-1148

Kyla M Bennett, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Vascular Surgery


  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 2006
  • General Surgery Residency, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2013
  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2015

Clinical Specialties

Dr Bennett is certified by the American Board of Surgery. Her practice includes endovascular and open approaches to peripheral arterial disease, aneurysms, carotid disease and venous disorders.

Dr. Bennett provides a wide range of services including Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair - Endovascular, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair - Open, Angioplasty With Stent Placement, Carotid Endartecotomy, Carotid Stenting, Dialysis Access, Extended Efforts in Limb Salvage, Peripheral Artery Bypass, Thoracic Aortic Aneursym - Endovascular, Thoracic Aortic Aneursym - Open, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Treatment, and Varicose Vein Treatment.

Research Interests

Dr. Bennett’s research interests include socioeconomic effects on outcomes of vascular disease and vascular surgery as well as methods to mitigate these effects. Her interests also include patient-centered decision making – improving assessment of patient-specific comorbidity and operative outcome risk assessment and delivering this information to the patient.

Recent Publications
  • Predictors of 30-day postoperative major adverse clinical events after carotid artery stenting: An analysis of the procedure-targeted American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
    Bennett KM, Hoch JR, Scarborough JE
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2017 Oct; 66(4):1093-1099.
    [PubMed ID: 28596038]
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  • Current practice of thoracic outlet decompression surgery in the United States.
    Rinehardt EK, Scarborough JE, Bennett KM
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2017 Sep; 66(3):858-865.
    [PubMed ID: 28579292]
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  • Carotid artery stenting is associated with a higher incidence of major adverse clinical events than carotid endarterectomy in female patients.
    Bennett KM, Scarborough JE
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2017 Sep; 66(3):794-801.
    [PubMed ID: 28502547]
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  • Targeting the most important complications in vascular surgery.
    Bennett KM, Kent KC, Schumacher J, Greenberg CC, Scarborough JE
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2017 Mar; 65(3):793-803.
    [PubMed ID: 28236921]
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  • Feasibility of Implementing a Patient-Centered Postoperative Wound Monitoring Program Using Smartphone Images: A Pilot Protocol.
    Fernandes-Taylor S, Gunter RL, Bennett KM, Awoyinka L, Rahman S, Greenberg CC, Kent KC
    JMIR Res Protoc 2017 Feb 22; 6(2):e26.
    [PubMed ID: 28228369, PMC ID: 5343214]
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  • Evaluating Patient Usability of an Image-Based Mobile Health Platform for Postoperative Wound Monitoring.
    Gunter R, Fernandes-Taylor S, Mahnke A, Awoyinka L, Schroeder C, Wiseman J, Sullivan S, Bennett K, Greenberg C, Kent KC
    JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2016 Sep 28; 4(3):e113.
    [PubMed ID: 27683059, PMC ID: 5062001]
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  • Current Use of Telemedicine for Post-Discharge Surgical Care: A Systematic Review.
    Gunter RL, Chouinard S, Fernandes-Taylor S, Wiseman JT, Clarkson S, Bennett K, Greenberg CC, Kent KC
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2016 May; 222(5):915-27.
    [PubMed ID: 27016900, PMC ID: 5660861]
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  • Validated prediction model for severe groin wound infection after lower extremity revascularization procedures.
    Bennett KM, Levinson H, Scarborough JE, Shortell CK
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2016 Feb; 63(2):414-9.
    [PubMed ID: 26526055]
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  • Reply to Letter: "Failure-to-pursue Rescue: Truly a Failure?".
    Scarborough JE, Pappas TN, Bennett KM, Lagoo-Deenadayalan SA
    Ann. Surg. 2015 Aug; 262(2):e44.
    [PubMed ID: 26164434]
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  • Risk factors for cranial nerve injury after carotid endarterectomy.
    Bennett KM, Scarborough JE, Shortell CK
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2015 Aug; 62(2):363-8.
    [PubMed ID: 25935272]
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