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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

Glower, D. D., T. D. Christopher, C. A. Milano, W. D. White, L. R. Smith, R. H. Jones, and D. C. Sabiston. “Performance status and outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting in persons aged 80 to 93 years.” Am J Cardiol 70, no. 6 (September 1, 1992): 567–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/0002-9149(92)90192-2.

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Milano, C. A., E. Mendez, and T. Vargish. “Intrinsic myocardial function and myocardial response to an opiate agonist in rats after cecal ligation and puncture.” Surgical Forum 41 (December 1, 1990): 37–40.

Scholars@Duke

Cooper, Lauren B., Bradley G. Hammill, Larry A. Allen, JoAnn Lindenfeld, Robert J. Mentz, Joseph G. Rogers, Carmelo A. Milano, Chetan B. Patel, Karen P. Alexander, and Adrian F. Hernandez. “Assessing Frailty in Patients Undergoing Destination Therapy Left Ventricular Assist Device: Observations from Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support.” Asaio J 64, no. 1 (n.d.): 16–23. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000600.

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Ranney, David N., Ehsan Benrashid, James M. Meza, Jeffrey E. Keenan, Desiree K. Bonadonna, Raquel Bartz, Carmelo A. Milano, et al. “Central Cannulation as a Viable Alternative to Peripheral Cannulation in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.” Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 29, no. 2 (n.d.): 188–95. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2017.02.007.

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Barac, Yaron D., Jacob N. Schroder, Mani A. Daneshmand, Chetan B. Patel, and Carmelo A. Milano. “Heartmate III Replacement for Recurring Left Ventricular Assist Device Pump Thrombosis.” Asaio J 64, no. 3 (n.d.): 424–26. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000713.

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Bonadonna, Desiree, Yaron D. Barac, David N. Ranney, Craig R. Rackley, Kevin Mumma, Jacob N. Schroder, Carmelo A. Milano, and Mani A. Daneshmand. “Interhospital ECMO Transport: Regional Focus.” Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 31, no. 3 (n.d.): 327–34. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2019.01.003.

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DeVore, Adam D., Bradley G. Hammill, Chetan B. Patel, Manesh R. Patel, Joseph G. Rogers, Carmelo A. Milano, and Adrian F. Hernandez. “Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Use Before Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Insights From the INTERMACS Registry.” Asaio J 64, no. 2 (n.d.): 218–24. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000629.

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Wang, Teresa, Emily C. O’Brien, Joseph G. Rogers, Daniel L. Jacoby, Michael E. Chen, Jeffrey M. Testani, Dawn E. Bowles, et al. “Plasma Levels of MicroRNA-155 Are Upregulated with Long-Term Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.” Asaio J 63, no. 5 (n.d.): 536–41. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000564.

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Nwaejike, Nnamdi, Andre Y. Son, Chetan B. Patel, Jacob N. Schroder, Carmelo A. Milano, and Mani A. Daneshmand. “The Axillary Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump as a Bridge to Recovery Allows Early Ambulation in Long-Term Use: Case Series and Literature Review.” Innovations (Phila) 12, no. 6 (n.d.): 472–78. https://doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000432.

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