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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

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.


Cosmetic Surgery (Transformations)

Vascular Surgery

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Angioplasty With Stent Placement

Aortic Aneursym

Carotid Artery Stenting

Cosmetic Surgery

Dialysis Access Surgery

Endovascular Graft Repair for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

First Rib Surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Limb Preservation

Limb Salvage Surgery

Open Thoracic Aortic Aneursym Repair

Peripheral Bypass Surgery

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Treatment for Spider Veins or Varicose Veins

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Venous Disease


1 S. Park Clinic
(608) 287-2100 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
Beaver Dam Clinic (Regional)
(920) 887-9272 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
(608) 836-9990 | (866) 447-9990 | Map
West Clinic
(608) 263-8915 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Vascular Surgery

Vascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Residency Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Internship Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Medical School Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

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.

PubMed Articles
Bennett KM Scarborough JE The Effect of Hypogastric Artery Revascularization on Ischemic Colitis in Endovascular Aneurysm Repair. J Surg Res . 2020 Oct 7;258:246-253
[PubMed ID: 33038602]
Janek KC Bennett KM Imbus JR Danobeitia JS Philip JL Melnick DM Patterns of opioid use in dialysis access procedures. J Vasc Surg . 2020 Sep;72(3):1018-1024
[PubMed ID: 32115321]
Bennett KM McAninch CM Scarborough JE Locoregional anesthesia is associated with lower 30-day mortality than general anesthesia in patients undergoing endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg . 2019 Dec;70(6):1862-1867.e1
[PubMed ID: 31126760]
Levin SR Farber A Cheng TW Jones DW Rybin D Kalish JA Bennett KM Arinze N Siracuse JJ Most patients experiencing 30-day postoperative stroke after carotid endarterectomy will initially experience disability. J Vasc Surg . 2019 Nov;70(5):1499-1505.e1
[PubMed ID: 31068266]
Bennett KM Scarborough JE What Is the Role for Carotid Stenting Versus Endarterectomy? Adv Surg . 2019 Sep;53:37-53
[PubMed ID: 31327455]
Gunter RL Fernandes-Taylor S Rahman S Awoyinka L Bennett KM Weber SM Greenberg CC Kent KC Feasibility of an Image-Based Mobile Health Protocol for Postoperative Wound Monitoring. J Am Coll Surg . 2018 Mar;226(3):277-286
[PubMed ID: 29366555]
Bennett KM Hoch JR Scarborough JE 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. J Vasc Surg . 2017 Oct;66(4):1093-1099
[PubMed ID: 28596038]
Rinehardt EK Scarborough JE Bennett KM Current practice of thoracic outlet decompression surgery in the United States. J Vasc Surg . 2017 Sep;66(3):858-865
[PubMed ID: 28579292]
Bennett KM Scarborough JE Carotid artery stenting is associated with a higher incidence of major adverse clinical events than carotid endarterectomy in female patients. J Vasc Surg . 2017 Sep;66(3):794-801
[PubMed ID: 28502547]
Bennett KM Kent KC Schumacher J Greenberg CC Scarborough JE Targeting the most important complications in vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg . 2017 Mar;65(3):793-803
[PubMed ID: 28236921]
Fernandes-Taylor S Gunter RL Bennett KM Awoyinka L Rahman S Greenberg CC Kent KC Feasibility of Implementing a Patient-Centered Postoperative Wound Monitoring Program Using Smartphone Images: A Pilot Protocol. JMIR Res Protoc . 2017 Feb 22;6(2):e26
[PubMed ID: 28228369]
Bennett KM Levinson H Scarborough JE Shortell CK Validated prediction model for severe groin wound infection after lower extremity revascularization procedures. J Vasc Surg . 2016 Feb;63(2):414-9
[PubMed ID: 26526055]
Scarborough JE Pappas TN Bennett KM Lagoo-Deenadayalan SA Reply to Letter: "Failure-to-pursue Rescue: Truly a Failure?". Ann Surg . 2015 Aug;262(2):e44
[PubMed ID: 26164434]
Bennett KM Scarborough JE Shortell CK Risk factors for cranial nerve injury after carotid endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg . 2015 Aug;62(2):363-8
[PubMed ID: 25935272]
Scarborough JE Bennett KM Englum BR Pappas TN Lagoo-Deenadayalan SA The impact of functional dependency on outcomes after complex general and vascular surgery. Ann Surg . 2015 Mar;261(3):432-7
[PubMed ID: 24887971]
Bennett KM Scarborough JE Cox MW Shortell CK The impact of intraoperative shunting on early neurologic outcomes after carotid endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg . 2015 Jan;61(1):96-102
[PubMed ID: 25135874]
Bennett KM Scarborough JE Shortell CK Predictors of 30-day postoperative stroke or death after carotid endarterectomy using the 2012 carotid endarterectomy-targeted American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database. J Vasc Surg . 2015 Jan;61(1):103-11
[PubMed ID: 25065581]
Bennett KM Scarborough JE Shortell CK Cox MW Outcomes of surgical revascularization for lower extremity arterial thromboembolism in patients with advanced malignancy. J Vasc Surg . 2014 Oct;60(4):987-92
[PubMed ID: 24909107]
Reynolds JD Bennett KM Cina AJ Diesen DL Henderson MB Matto F Plante A Williamson RA Zandinejad K Demchenko IT Hess DT Piantadosi CA Stamler JS S-nitrosylation therapy to improve oxygen delivery of banked blood. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A . 2013 Jul 9;110(28):11529-34
[PubMed ID: 23798386]
de la Fuente SG Bennett KM Scarborough JE Functional status determines postoperative outcomes in elderly patients undergoing hepatic resections. J Surg Oncol . 2013 Jun;107(8):865-70
[PubMed ID: 23585324]