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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

Black-Maier, Eric, Jonathan P. Piccini, Muath Bishawi, Sean D. Pokorney, Benjamin Bryner, Jacob N. Schroder, Vance G. Fowler, et al. “Lead Extraction for Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infection in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices.” Jacc Clin Electrophysiol 6, no. 6 (June 2020): 672–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2020.02.006.

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Armstrong, Jenna L., Charles M. Wojnarski, Ashley Y. Choi, Matthew G. Hartwig, Jacob A. Klapper, John C. Haney, Carmelo A. Milano, and Mani A. Daneshmand. “Constrictive Pericarditis After Lung Transplantation.” Transplantation 104, no. 5 (May 2020): 1081–84. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000002943.

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Jawitz, Oliver K., Vignesh Raman, Adam D. DeVore, Robert J. Mentz, Chetan B. Patel, Joseph Rogers, and Carmelo Milano. “Increasing the United States heart transplant donor pool with donation after circulatory death.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 159, no. 5 (May 2020): e307–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.09.080.

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Fudim, Marat, Yawar J. Qadri, Nathan H. Waldron, Richard L. Boortz-Marx, Arun Ganesh, Chetan B. Patel, Mihai V. Podgoreanu, et al. “Stellate Ganglion Blockade for the Treatment of Refractory Ventricular Arrhythmias.” Jacc Clin Electrophysiol 6, no. 5 (May 2020): 562–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2019.12.017.

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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, April 17, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.03.038.

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Jeevanandam, V., T. Ota, N. Uriel, D. Onsager, T. Song, C. LaBuhn, S. Patel-Raman, J. Woolley, R. Cogswell, and C. Milano. “A Clinical Study to Evaluate Ambulatory Counterpulsation for the Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure: A Feasibility Study.” The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : The Official Publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 39, no. 4 (April 1, 2020): S52–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.1235.

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Uriel, Nir, Valluvan Jeevanandam, Teruhiko Imamura, David Onsager, Tae Song, Takeyoshi Ota, Colleen Juricek, et al. “Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life With an Ambulatory Counterpulsation Pump in Advanced Heart Failure Patients: Results of the Multicenter Feasibility Trial.” Circ Heart Fail 13, no. 4 (April 2020): e006666. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.119.006666.

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Jeevanandam, V., A. J. Tatooles, C. Milano, A. Itoh, C. Selzman, M. Jacoski, F. Pagani, and M. Slaughter. “Early Bleeding is Associated with Increased Length of Stay and Early Death in LVAD Recipients.” The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : The Official Publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 39, no. 4 (April 1, 2020): S49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.1225.

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Rosenkrans, D., W. Qi, M. Cooter, A. Cherry, S. McCartney, N. Hashmi, J. Schroder, C. Milano, M. Podgoreanu, and A. Nicoara. “EUROMACS-RHF Risk Score and 3D Echocardiography as Predictors of Right Heart Failure after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.” In The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : The Official Publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 39:S403–4, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.149.

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