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Carmelo Alessio Milano, MD

Chief, Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director for LVAD Program
Professor of Surgery
Office: 4532A Hosp South - Blue Zone, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3043 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Cardiac Transplantation Advanced Fellowship, Cardiac Surgery, Royal Papworth Hospital (United Kingdom), 1999 - 1999
  • Fellow, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Duke University, 1997 - 1999
  • Chief Resident, Surgery, Duke University, 1996 - 1997
  • Resident, Surgery, Duke University, 1994 - 1996
  • NRSA Fellow, Molecular Cardiology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1992 - 1994
  • Resident, Surgery, Duke University, 1990 - 1992
  • M.D., The University of Chicago, 1990

Selected Grants

Publications

Patel, Priyesh A., Cynthia L. Green, Yuliya Lokhnygina, Jared Christensen, Carmelo A. Milano, Joseph G. Rogers, Chetan B. Patel, Lynne M. Koweek, and Melissa A. Daubert. “Cardiac computed tomography improves the identification of cardiomechanical complications among patients with suspected left ventricular assist device malfunction.” Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography 15, no. 3 (May 2021): 260–67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcct.2020.08.008.

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Manning, Michael W., Yi-Ju Li, Dean Linder, John C. Haney, Yi-Hung Wu, Mihai V. Podgoreanu, Madhav Swaminathan, et al. “Conventional Ultrafiltration During Elective Cardiac Surgery and Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury.” J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 35, no. 5 (May 2021): 1310–18. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jvca.2020.11.036.

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Rehorn, Michael R., Eric Black-Maier, Rahul Loungani, Sounok Sen, Albert Y. Sun, Daniel J. Friedman, Jason I. Koontz, et al. “Electrical storm in patients with left ventricular assist devices: Risk factors, incidence, and impact on survival.” Heart Rhythm, April 8, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2021.03.047.

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Knechtle, Stuart J., Danielle Niedfeldt, Debra Sudan, Annette Jackson, Ian Jamieson, Matthew Hartwig, and Carmelo Milano. “Another Step Toward Becoming a Transplant Community.” Ann Surg 273, no. 4 (April 1, 2021): e149–50. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000004472.

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Murillo-Berlioz, Alejandro, Nicole R. Guinn, Jerrold H. Levy, and Carmelo A. Milano. “Arterial and venous thrombosis complicating coronary artery bypass grafting after use of epoetin alfa-epbx.” Jtcvs Tech 4 (December 2020): 154–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjtc.2020.07.018.

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Jimenez Contreras, Fabian, Alejandro Murillo-Berlioz, Jatin Anand, Claire Aksamit, Hugo Orellana, Carmelo A. Milano, and Adam R. Williams. “Use of an inverted On-X mitral valve in the aortic position in a resource limited setting.” J Card Surg 35, no. 11 (November 2020): 3239–41. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14974.

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Zhu, Alexander, Carmelo A. Milano, Joseph W. Turek, Richard A. Krasuski, Gregory A. Fleming, Reid C. Chamberlain, and Nicholas D. Andersen. “Mustard Baffle Revision With Systemic Ventricular Assist Device Placement.” Ann Thorac Surg 110, no. 4 (October 2020): e279–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.03.038.

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Mourad, Ahmad, Sana Arif, Muath Bishawi, Carmelo Milano, Rachel A. Miller, and Stacey A. Maskarinec. “Surgical infection prophylaxis prior to left ventricular assist device implantation: A survey of clinical practice.” J Card Surg 35, no. 10 (October 2020): 2672–78. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14882.

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