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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

Khorsandi, Maziar, Jacob Schroder, Mani Daneshmand, Muath Bishawi, Omar Bouamra, Patrick Winterton, Ashley Y. Choi, et al. “Outcomes After Extracorporeal Right Ventricular Assist Device Combined With Durable Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.” Ann Thorac Surg 107, no. 6 (June 2019): 1768–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.11.051.

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Bishawi, Muath, Jun-Neng Roan, Carmelo A. Milano, Mani A. Daneshmand, Jacob N. Schroder, Yuting Chiang, Franklin H. Lee, et al. “A normothermic ex vivo organ perfusion delivery method for cardiac transplantation gene therapy.” Sci Rep 9, no. 1 (May 29, 2019): 8029. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-43737-y.

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DeRose, Joseph J., Donna M. Mancini, Helena L. Chang, Michael Argenziano, François Dagenais, Gorav Ailawadi, Louis P. Perrault, et al. “Pacemaker Implantation After Mitral Valve Surgery With Atrial Fibrillation Ablation.” J Am Coll Cardiol 73, no. 19 (May 21, 2019): 2427–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.02.062.

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Bishawi, Muath, Giorgio Zanotti, Linda Shaw, Michael MacKenzie, Anthony Castleberry, Karsten Bartels, Jacob Schroder, et al. “Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation Immediately After Heart Transplant and Long-Term Outcomes.” Ann Thorac Surg 107, no. 5 (May 2019): 1348–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.10.065.

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Mehra, Mandeep R., Nir Uriel, Yoshifumi Naka, Joseph C. Cleveland, Melana Yuzefpolskaya, Christopher T. Salerno, Mary N. Walsh, et al. “A Fully Magnetically Levitated Left Ventricular Assist Device - Final Report.” N Engl J Med 380, no. 17 (April 25, 2019): 1618–27. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1900486.

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Wolfe, C. R., S. Sen, M. R. Kappus, J. N. Schroder, M. A. Daneshmand, J. C. Haney, C. A. Milano, J. M. Reynolds, and C. B. Patel. “Hepatitis and Thoracic Transplantation - No More Virus Non-Grata.” In The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 38:S308–S308. Elsevier BV, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2019.01.775.

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Suresh, Visakha, Muath Bishawi, Benjamin Bryner, Michael Manning, Chetan Patel, Carmelo Milano, Jacob Schroder, and Courtney Sommer. “Outcomes of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Patients Supported with a Left Ventricular Assist Device.” J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 29, no. 4 (April 2019): 441–44. https://doi.org/10.1089/lap.2018.0431.

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Yau, Terrence M., Francis D. Pagani, Donna M. Mancini, Helena L. Chang, Anuradha Lala, Y Joseph Woo, Michael A. Acker, et al. “Intramyocardial Injection of Mesenchymal Precursor Cells and Successful Temporary Weaning From Left Ventricular Assist Device Support in Patients With Advanced Heart Failure: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” Jama 321, no. 12 (March 26, 2019): 1176–86. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.2341.

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Jawitz, Oliver K., Jeffrey E. Keenan, Jennifer Perna, and Carmelo A. Milano. “Successful aneurysm resection and coronary artery revascularization following saphenous vein graft aneurysm rupture.” Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 55, no. 3 (March 1, 2019): 585–86. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy270.

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