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Brian F. Gage, MD, MSc

Professor, Medicine
Division of General Medical Sciences
Medical Director, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Blood Thinner Clinic
Medical Director, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University Physicians Network Anticoagulation Service

Specialty Areas

Anticoagulation
General Medicine

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING PHYSICIAN REFERRALS AND PHYSICIAN CONSULTATION ONLY

General internal medicine, anti-coagulation, antithrombolic therapy, deep venous thrombosis, blood thinners, aspirin, Warfarin, Coumadin, stroke prevention.

See News Article on Stroke Prevention using blood thinners.

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Master of Science: Health Services Research, Stanford University, Stanford, California 1995
Fellowship: Ambulatory Care Practice / Research, Palo Alto V.A. Med. Center and Stanford Medical School, Calif 1994
Chief Resident: Medicine, Good Samaritan / Phoenix VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 1992
Residency: Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 1991
Medical Degree: University of California, San Diego, California 1988
B.S. Biol. Science: Stanford University, Stanford, California 1984

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Interview about the GIFT Trial, Pharmacogenetics, and Warfarin.
Gage BF
Pharmacogenomics. 2017 Oct 12; doi: 10.2217/pgs-2017-0148.

PMID:
    29020843
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Effect of Genotype-Guided Warfarin Dosing on Clinical Events and Anticoagulation Control Among Patients Undergoing Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: The GIFT Randomized Clinical Trial.
Gage BF, Bass AR, Lin H, Woller SC, Stevens SM, Al-Hammadi N, Li J, Rodríguez T Jr, Miller JP, McMillin GA, Pendleton RC, Jaffer AK, King CR, Whipple BD, Porche-Sorbet R, Napoli L, Merritt K, Thompson AM, Hyun G, Anderson JL, Hollomon W, Barrack RL, Nunley RM, Moskowitz G, Dávila-Román V, Eby CS
JAMA. 2017 Sep 26; 318(12)1115-1124. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.11469.

PMID:
    28973620
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High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T Improves the Diagnosis of Perioperative MI.
Brown JC, Samaha E, Rao S, Helwani MA, Duma A, Brown F, Gage BF, Miller JP, Jaffe AS, Apple FS, Scott MG, Nagele P
Anesth Analg. 2017 Jul 14; doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002240.

PMID:
    28719430
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Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) Guideline for Pharmacogenetics-Guided Warfarin Dosing: 2017 Update.
Johnson JA, Caudle KE, Gong L, Whirl-Carrillo M, Stein CM, Scott SA, Lee MT, Gage BF, Kimmel SE, Perera MA, Anderson JL, Pirmohamed M, Klein TE, Limdi NA, Cavallari LH, Wadelius M
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2017 Sep; 102(3)397-404. doi: 10.1002/cpt.668.

PMID:
    28198005
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Reply to S. Suissa et al.
Sanfilippo KM, Luo S, Gage BF, Carson KR
J Clin Oncol. 2017 Apr 20; 35(12)1378-1379. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.71.3958.

PMID:
    28165899
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Reply.
Ciesielski T, Iyengar R, Bothra A, Tomala D, Cislo G, Gage BF
Am J Med. 2017 Mar; 130(3)e115. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.10.029.

PMID:
    28153335
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Improving Prediction of Postoperative Myocardial Infarction With High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T and NT-proBNP.
Kopec M, Duma A, Helwani MA, Brown J, Brown F, Gage BF, Gibson DW, Miller JP, Novak E, Jaffe AS, Apple FS, Scott MG, Nagele P
Anesth Analg. 2017 Feb; 124(2)398-405. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001736.

PMID:
    28002165
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Safety and Efficacy of New Anticoagulants for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis.
Venker BT, Ganti BR, Lin H, Lee ED, Nunley RM, Gage BF
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Feb; 32(2)645-652. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.09.033.

PMID:
    27823844
    [PubMed - in process]
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Statins Are Associated With Reduced Mortality in Multiple Myeloma.
Sanfilippo KM, Keller J, Gage BF, Luo S, Wang TF, Moskowitz G, Gumbel J, Blue B, O'Brian K, Carson KR
J Clin Oncol. 2016 Sep 19; pii: JCO683482.

PMID:
    27646948
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Accuracy of Wearable Cameras to Track Social Interactions in Stroke Survivors.
Dhand A, Dalton AE, Luke DA, Gage BF, Lee JM
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016 Dec; 25(12)2907-2910. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2016.08.004.

PMID:
    27622865
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Trends in antithrombotic therapy for atrial fibrillation: Data from the Veterans Health Administration Health System.
Buck J, Kaboli P, Gage BF, Cram P, Vaughan Sarrazin MS
Am Heart J. 2016 Sep; 179186-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2016.03.029.

PMID:
    27595695
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Erratum to: Use of signals and systems engineering to improve the safety of warfarin initiation.
Hyun G, Li J, Bass AR, Mohapatra A, Woller SC, Lin H, Eby C, McMillin GA, Gage BF
J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2016 Nov; 42(4)534.

PMID:
    27557560
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Use of signals and systems engineering to improve the safety of warfarin initiation.
Hyun G, Li J, Bass AR, Mohapatra A, Woller SC, Lin H, Eby C, McMillin GA, Gage BF
J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2016 Nov; 42(4)529-33. doi: 10.1007/s11239-016-1402-z.

PMID:
    27443162
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A systematic analysis and comparison of warfarin initiation strategies.
French B, Wang L, Gage BF, Horenstein RB, Limdi NA, Kimmel SE
Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2016 Oct; 26(10)445-52. doi: 10.1097/FPC.0000000000000235.

PMID:
    27383664
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Incidence of venous thromboembolism in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Sanfilippo KM, Wang TF, Gage BF, Luo S, Riedell P, Carson KR
Thromb Res. 2016 Jul; 14386-90. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2016.05.008.

PMID:
    27208462
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Relationship Between Anticoagulation Intensity and Thrombotic or Bleeding Outcomes Among Outpatients With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
Nassif ME, LaRue SJ, Raymer DS, Novak E, Vader JM, Ewald GA, Gage BF
Circ Heart Fail. 2016 May; 9(5)pii: e002680. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.115.002680.

PMID:
    27154497
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A Tool to Assess Risk of De Novo Opioid Abuse or Dependence.
Ciesielski T, Iyengar R, Bothra A, Tomala D, Cislo G, Gage BF
Am J Med. 2016 Jul; 129(7)699-705.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.02.014.

PMID:
    26968469
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Incidence of Platelet Dysfunction by Thromboelastography-Platelet Mapping in Children Supported with ECMO: A Pilot Retrospective Study.
Saini A, Hartman ME, Gage BF, Said A, Gazit AZ, Eghtesady P, Boston US, Spinella PC
Front Pediatr. 2015; 3116. doi: 10.3389/fped.2015.00116.

PMID:
    26779465
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Is heart rate a risk marker in patients with chronic heart failure and concomitant atrial fibrillation? Results from the MAGGIC meta-analysis.
Simpson J, Castagno D, Doughty RN, Poppe KK, Earle N, Squire I, Richards M, Andersson B, Ezekowitz JA, Komajda M, Petrie MC, McAlister FA, Gamble GD, Whalley GA, McMurray JJ, Meta-Analysis Global Group in Chronic Heart Failure (MAGGIC).
Eur J Heart Fail. 2015 Nov; 17(11)1182-91. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.346.

PMID:
    26358762
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Effectiveness and safety of expanded perioperative thromboprophylaxis in complex gynecologic surgery.
Corr BR, Winter AM, Sammel MD, Chu CS, Gage BF, Hagemann AR
Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Sep; 138(3)501-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2015.07.017.

PMID:
    26186912
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