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Associate Professor
Director, Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency and Fellowship Programs
William D. Jordan, Jr. Endowed Professor in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

Areas of Interest
tibial revascularization, open thoraco-abdominal reconstruction, complex endovascular reconstruction of aortic disease involving the visceral segment, iatrogenic injury


Dr. Pearce graduated from Duke University with a degree in biology and attended medical school at the University of Texas. He was named to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and was recognized during his clinical medicine rotation as the most outstanding student in his class. He then completed his general surgery residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals where he was awarded the Gold Foundation in Humanism award twice and was a Robert Baker Golden Apple Teaching Award winner. Dr. Pearce was honored to be the administrative chief resident for his class. 

He then completed the vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, after which he was an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Texas for three years. He returned UAB as a faculty member in 2013.

Selected Publications

Schwarze M, Pearce BJ, Gewertz BL. Chapter 19: Special Considerations in Complex Infrarenal Aortic Aneurysms.  Mastery of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.  Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 1st ed., December 2005. Pearce BJ, Passman MA, Patterson MA, Taylor SM, Lecroy CJ, Combs BR, Jordan WD. Early outcomes of thoracic endovascular stent graft repair for acute complicated type B dissection using Gore TAG® endoprosthesis. Ann Vasc Surg. 2008 Nov; 22(6):742-9.

Pearce BJ, Jordan WD. Using IVUS During EVAR and TEVAR:  Improving Patient Outcomes. Seminars in Vascular Surgery. 2009 Sep; 22(3):172-80. 2009, 22(3) 172-80.

Pearce BJ, Jordan WD. Chapter 91: Nonaortic Stents and Stent Grafts. Rutherford Vascular Surgery, 7th Edition. Elsevier/Saunders, 2010.

Pearce BJ. Chapter 33: Acute Aortic Dissection.  Elective General Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach, People’s Medical Publishing House, 1st ed., August 2012

Pearce BJ, Toursarkissian B. The current role of endovascular intervention in the management of diabetic peripheral arterial disease. Diabet Foot Ankle. 2012 Oct 1(3): Suppl 1-4.

Pearce BJ, Jordan WD. Chapter 96: Nonaortic Stents and Stent Grafts. Rutherford Vascular Surgery, 8th Edition. Elsevier/Saunders, 2014.

Pearce BJ, Pal J, Calhoon J.  Chapter 62: Acute Traumatic Aortic Transection. Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 3rd Ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014. 

Pearce BJ, Varu VN, Glocker R, Novak Z, Jordan WD Jr, Lee JT.  Anatomic Suitability of Aortoiliac Aneurysms for Next Generation Branched Systems.  Annals of Vascular Surgery 2015; 29(1):69-75

Pearce, BJ. Chapter 19: Does endovascular repair reduce the risk of rupture compared to open repair in splanchnic artery aneurysms?  Difficult Decisions in Vascular Surgery, 1st ed.  Springer. (In Press)


Medical School
University of Texas

University of Chicago
Research Fellowship

University of Chicago
General Surgery

University of Alabama
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

Contact Information

Campus Address
BDB 652

Patient Appointments and Questions: 205-934-2003
Academic Office: 205-934-2006