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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

Barac, Yaron D., Hazim Alwair, Walter F. DeNino, Kamrouz Ghadimi, Chetan B. Patel, Ali R. Zomorodi, Chandler Long, Jacob N. Schroder, Carmelo A. Milano, and Mani A. Daneshmand. “Percutaneous Intervention for Left Ventricular Assist Device Outflow Obstruction.” Heart Lung Circ 29, no. 3 (March 2020): e25–27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2019.08.016.

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Barac, Yaron D., Alina Nicoara, Muath Bishawi, Jacob N. Schroder, Mani A. Daneshmand, Nazish K. Hashmi, Eric Velazquez, Joseph G. Rogers, Chetan B. Patel, and Carmelo A. Milano. “Durability and Efficacy of Tricuspid Valve Repair in Patients Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.” Jacc Heart Fail 8, no. 2 (February 2020): 141–50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2019.08.016.

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Jawitz, Oliver K., and Carmelo Milano. “Is it time for the United States to engage in heart transplantation using donation after circulatory death?” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 159, no. 2 (February 2020): 512–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.07.147.

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Chiang, Yuting P., Daniel Cox, Jacob N. Schroder, Mani A. Daneshmand, Laura J. Blue, Chetan B. Patel, Adam D. DeVore, Muath Bishawi, and Carmelo A. Milano. “Stroke risk following implantation of current generation centrifugal flow left ventricular assist devices.” J Card Surg 35, no. 2 (February 2020): 383–89. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14397.

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Barac, Yaron D., Adam Nevo, Oliver Jawitz, Nazish K. Hashmi, Peter Henkel, Laura J. Blue, Joseph Kelly, et al. “Prothrombin Complex Concentrate Use in Durable and Short-Term Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.” Asaio J 66, no. 1 (January 2020): e8–10. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000937.

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Barac, Yaron, Muath Bishawi, Alina Nicoara, Jacob Schroder, Joseph G. Rogers, Chetan B. Patel, Mani Daneshmand, Nazish K. Hashmi, Eric J. Velazquez, and Carmelo A. Milano. “Early RHF Post Tricuspid Valve Repair Performed Concurrent With LVAD Implantation is Not Associated With Late RHF.” In Circulation, Vol. 140, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Choi, Ashley Y., Zachary Brown, Yuting Chiang, Michael S. Mulvihill, Benjamin Bryner, Jacob N. Schroder, Joseph G. Rogers, Carmelo A. Milano, and Muath Bishawi. “Stroke Following Current Generation Ventricular Assist Devices: A Systematic Review of Incidence and Outcomes.” In Circulation, Vol. 140, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Jawitz, Oliver K., Vignesh Raman, Jacob Klapper, Matthew Hartwig, Chetan B. Patel, and Carmelo Milano. “Donor and recipient age matching in heart transplantation: analysis of the UNOS Registry.” Transpl Int 32, no. 11 (November 2019): 1194–1202. https://doi.org/10.1111/tri.13481.

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