Bernadette Aulivola, MD, FACS


Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Associate Professor
Fellowship Program Director, Vascular Surgery, Medical Director, Noninvasive Vascular Lab

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Angioplasty and Stenting of Blocked Arteries
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Artery Blockage Related to the Foot or Leg
  • Bypass of Blocked Blood Vessels
  • Carotid Blockage
  • Endovascular Therapy
  • Leg Revascularization
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Renal Dialysis Access
  • Stroke Prevention Using Carotid Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Obliteration with Laser
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Access
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Venous Disease
  • Aneurysms

Medical Education

Medical School
Washington University School of Medicine
Rush University Medical Center/Cook County Hospital - Surgery: General Surgery
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard University Medical School - Surgery: Vascular Surgery

Board Certification

Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery
Surgery - Vascular Surgery: AM Board of Surgery


  • Outcomes of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in high-risk patients Lim, S.; Halandras, P. M.; Park, T.; Lee, Y.; Crisostomo, P.; Hershberger, R.; Aulivola, B.; Cho, J. S., Journal of Vascular Surgery
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm associated with congenital solitary pelvic kidney treated with novel hybrid technique Malinowski, M. J.; Al-Nouri, O.; Hershberger, R.; Halandras, P. M.; Aulivola, B.; Cho, J. S., Annals of Vascular Surgery
  • Capillary hemangioma masquerading as a renal artery pseudoaneurysm Vasquez, E.; Aulivola, B.; Picken, M.; Milner, J., Urology
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  • Failed superficial femoral artery intervention for advanced infrainguinal occlusive disease has a significant negative impact on limb salvage. Al-Nouri, O.; Krezalek, M.; Hershberger, R.; Halandras, P.; Gassman, A.; Aulivola, B.; Milner, R., Journal of Vascular Surgery
  • Acute pancreatitis after percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy: case report and review of the literature Hershberger, R. C.; Bornak, A.; Aulivola, B.; Mannava, K., Cardiovascular and interventional radiology
  • Decision making in the dysvascular lower extremity. Aulivola, B.; Craig, R. M., Foot & Ankle Clinics
  • Endovascular grafts for treatment of traumatic injury to the aortic arch and great vessels Hershberger, R. C.; Aulivola, B.; Murphy, M.; Luchette, F. A., Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
  • Vascular injury during anterior exposure of the spine. Hamdan, A. D.; Malek, J. Y.; Schermerhorn, M. L.; Aulivola, B.; Blattman, S. B.; Pomposelli, F. B., Jr, Journal of Vascular Surgery
  • Infrapopliteal angioplasty for limb salvage in the setting of renal failure: do results justify its use?. Aulivola, B.; Gargiulo, M.; Bessoni, M.; Rumolo, A.; Stella, A., Annals of Vascular Surgery
  • Timing of pedal bypass failure and its impact on the need for amputation. Domenig, C. M.; Hamdan, A. D.; Holzenbein, T. J.; Kansal, N.; Aulivola, B.; Skillman, J. J.; Campbell, D. R.; LoGerfo, F. W.; Pomposelli, F. B., Jr, Annals of Vascular Surgery
  • Bypass to plantar and tarsal arteries: an acceptable approach to limb salvage. Hughes, K.; Domenig, C. M.; Hamdan, A. D.; Schermerhorn, M.; Aulivola, B.; Blattman, S.; Campbell, D. R.; Scovell, S. D.; LoGerfo, F. W.; Pomposelli, F. B., Jr, Journal of Vascular Surgery
  • Dorsalis pedis tarsal and plantar artery bypass, Aulivola, B.; Pomposelli, F. B., Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Major lower extremity amputation: outcome of a modern series. Aulivola, B.; Hile, C. N.; Hamdan, A. D.; Sheahan, M. G.; Veraldi, J. R.; Skillman, J. J.; Campbell, D. R.; Scovell, S. D.; LoGerfo, F. W.; Pomposelli, F. B., Jr, Archives of Surgery
  • Popliteal artery aneurysms: a comparison of outcomes in elective versus emergent repair. Aulivola, B.; Hamdan, A. D.; Hile, C. N.; Sheahan, M. G.; Skillman, J. J.; Campbell, D. R.; Scovell, S. D.; LoGerfo, F. W.; Pomposelli, F. B., Jr, Journal of Vascular Surgery