Dai Yamanouchi, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

  • Division of Vascular Surgery

(608) 265-4420

600 Highland Ave
BX3236 Clinical Science Center
Madison, WI 53792


  • MD, Gunma University, Japan, 2000
  • PhD, Gunma University, Japan, 2006
  • Surgical Internship and Residency, Gunma University Hospital, Japan, 2000-2003
  • Surgical Residency, Saiseikai Maebashi Hospital, Japan, 2001-2002
  • Research Fellowship, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan, 2003-2004
  • Clinical Fellowship in Vascular Surgery, Nagoya University Hospital, Japan, 2004-2007
  • Research Fellowship, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 2007-2008
  • Fellowship in Advanced Endovascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, 2009-2010

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Yamanouchi specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery. He is board certified in angiology and endovascular surgery in Japan.

Dr. Yamanouchi specializes in open and endovascular techniques for the treatment of vascular diseases. His expertise includes treatments for aortic aneurysms, carotid disease, aortic dissection, peripheral arterial disease, and other vascular disorders.

Research Interests

Dr. Yamanouchi’s research interests include the pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysm and restenosis after angioplasty including balloon angioplasty and stent placement. He is also devoted to the development of novel materials for vascular bypass graft and gene delivery method to treat the patients who suffer peripheral arterial disease. In addition, Dr. Yamanouchi serves as principal investigator on a number of clinical trials.

Dr. Yamanouchi’s Lab

Recent Publications

  • Role of FOXM1 in vascular smooth muscle cell survival and neointima formation following vascular injury.
    Franco S, Stranz A, Ljumani F, Urabe G, Chaudhary M, Stewart D, Pilli VS, Kelly M, Yamanouchi D, Kent KC, Liu B
    Heliyon 2020 Jun; 6(6): e04028
    [PubMed ID: 32577545]

  • Spinal Cord Ischemia Rescue after Hybrid Total Arch Repair with Frozen Elephant Trunk: A Case Report.
    Leung AD, Bartline PB, Acher CW, Yamanouchi D
    Ann Vasc Surg 2020 Jul; 66: 669.e5-669.e9
    [PubMed ID: 32032702]

  • Osteoclast-Like Cells in Aneurysmal Disease Exhibit an Enhanced Proteolytic Phenotype.
    Kelly MJ, Igari K, Yamanouchi D
    Int J Mol Sci 2019 Sep 21; 20(19)
    [PubMed ID: 31546645]

  • Digoxin Attenuates Receptor Activation of NF-κB Ligand-Induced Osteoclastogenesis in Macrophages.
    Igari K, Kelly MJ, Yamanouchi D
    J Vasc Res 2019; 56(2): 55-64
    [PubMed ID: 31085912]

  • Cigarette Smoke Extract Activates Tartrate-Resistant Acid Phosphatase-Positive Macrophage.
    Igari K, Kelly MJ, Yamanouchi D
    J Vasc Res 2019; 56(3): 139-151
    [PubMed ID: 31064000]

All Publications on PubMed