Yong He, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering: Chongqing University, Chongqing, China
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering: Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengineering: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Professional Societies

  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Heart Association (AHA)


  • Rehfuss J, Scali S, He Y, Schmit B, Desart K, Nelson P, Berceli SA: The correlation between computed tomography and duplex evaluation of autogenous vein bypass grafts and their relationship to failure. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 62(6):1546-1554, 2015
  • Nowicki KW, Hosaka K, He Y, McFetridge PS, Scott EW, Hoh BL: Novel high-throughput in vitro model for identifying hemodynamic-induced inflammatory mediators of cerebral aneurysm formation. Hypertension, 64(6):1306-13, 2014
  • He Y, Fernandez CM, Jiang Z, Tao M, O’Malley KA Berceli SA: Flow reversal promotes intimal thickening in vein grafts. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 60(2):471-478, 2014
  • He Y, Terry CM, Nguyen C, Berceli SA, Shiu YE, Cheung AK: Serial analysis of lumen geometry and hemodynamics in human arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis using magnetic resonance imaging and computational fluid dynamics. Journal of Biomechanics, 46(1):165-9, 2013
  • He Y, Shroff SG: Cyclic stretch downregulates arterial vascular connexin43 protein expression: an ex vivo study. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 9(2): 203-211, 2010
  • He Y, Duraiswamy N, Frank AO, Moore JE, Jr: Blood flow in stented arteries: a parametric comparison of strut design patterns in three dimensions. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 127(4):637-47, 2005
  • Robaina S, Jayachandran B, He Y, Frank A, Moreno MR, Schoephoerster RT, Moore JE, Jr: Platelet adhesion to simulated stented surfaces. Journal of Endovascular Therapy, 10(5):978-86, 2003
  • Tricarico R, He Y, Laquian L, Scali S, Tran-Son-Tay R, Beck A, Berceli SA: Cross-sectional area and elevated wall shear stress predict branch stent graft occlusion following chimney endovascular aortic repair. Submitted to JAMA Surgery
  • Klein B, Destephens A, Dumeny L, Hu Q, He Y, O’Malley K, Jiang Z, Tran-Son-Tay  R, Berceli SA: The spatial and temporal mapping of cell proliferation in early vein graft adaptation. Submitted to ABME and under revision