Kyla M Bennett, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Vascular Surgery
(608) 265-4420

600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792


  • 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.

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

  • Patterns of opioid use in dialysis access procedures.
    Janek KC, Bennett KM, Imbus JR, Danobeitia JS, Philip JL, Melnick DM
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2020 Sep; 72(3): 1018-1024
    [PubMed ID: 32115321]

  • Locoregional anesthesia is associated with lower 30-day mortality than general anesthesia in patients undergoing endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm.
    Bennett KM, McAninch CM, Scarborough JE
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2019 12; 70(6): 1862-1867.e1
    [PubMed ID: 31126760]

  • What Is the Role for Carotid Stenting Versus Endarterectomy?
    Bennett KM, Scarborough JE
    Adv Surg 2019 09; 53: 37-53
    [PubMed ID: 31327455]

  • Most patients experiencing 30-day postoperative stroke after carotid endarterectomy will initially experience disability.
    Levin SR, Farber A, Cheng TW, Jones DW, Rybin D, Kalish JA, Bennett KM, Arinze N, Siracuse JJ
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2019 11; 70(5): 1499-1505.e1
    [PubMed ID: 31068266]

  • Feasibility of an Image-Based Mobile Health Protocol for Postoperative Wound Monitoring.
    Gunter RL, Fernandes-Taylor S, Rahman S, Awoyinka L, Bennett KM, Weber SM, Greenberg CC, Kent KC
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2018 03; 226(3): 277-286
    [PubMed ID: 29366555]

All Publications on PubMed