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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

Cooper, Lauren B., Emily P. Zeitler, Robert Clare, Karen Chiswell, Angela Lowenstern, Joseph G. Rogers, Carmelo A. Milano, Jacob N. Schroder, Sana Al-Khatib, and Robert J. Mentz. “What is the Role of OptiVol for Volume Assessment in Patients With a Continuous Flow LVAD?” In Circulation, Vol. 138, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Mehra, Mandeep R., Christopher Salerno, Joseph C. Cleveland, Sean Pinney, Melana Yuzefpolskaya, Carmelo A. Milano, Akinobu Itoh, et al. “Healthcare Resource Use and Cost Implications in the MOMENTUM 3 Long-Term Outcome Study.” Circulation 138, no. 18 (October 30, 2018): 1923–34. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.035722.

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Messina, Julia A., Cameron R. Wolfe, Marion Hemmersbach-Miller, Carmelo Milano, Jamie L. Todd, John Reynolds, Barbara D. Alexander, Wiley A. Schell, Christina A. Cuomo, and John R. Perfect. “Genomic characterization of recurrent mold infections in thoracic transplant recipients.” Transpl Infect Dis 20, no. 5 (October 2018): e12935. https://doi.org/10.1111/tid.12935.

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Milano, Carmelo A., Joseph G. Rogers, Antone J. Tatooles, Geetha Bhat, Mark S. Slaughter, Emma J. Birks, Nahush A. Mokadam, et al. “HVAD: The ENDURANCE Supplemental Trial.” Jacc Heart Fail 6, no. 9 (September 2018): 792–802. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2018.05.012.

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Suresh, Visakha, Muath Bishawi, Michael W. Manning, Chetan Patel, Joseph Rogers, Carmelo Milano, Jacob Schroder, Mani Daneshmand, and David Powers. “Management of Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices Requiring Teeth Extraction: Is Halting Anticoagulation Appropriate?” J Oral Maxillofac Surg 76, no. 9 (September 2018): 1859–63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2017.10.022.

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Onwuemene, Oluwatoyosi A., Steven C. Grambow, Chetan B. Patel, Robert J. Mentz, Carmelo A. Milano, Joseph G. Rogers, Ara D. Metjian, Gowthami M. Arepally, and Thomas L. Ortel. “Indications for and outcomes of therapeutic plasma exchange after cardiac transplantation: A single center retrospective study.” J Clin Apher 33, no. 4 (August 2018): 469–79. https://doi.org/10.1002/jca.21622.

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Nicoara, Alina, David Ruffin, Mary Cooter, Chetan B. Patel, Annemarie Thompson, Jacob N. Schroder, Mani A. Daneshmand, et al. “Primary graft dysfunction after heart transplantation: Incidence, trends, and associated risk factors.” Am J Transplant 18, no. 6 (June 2018): 1461–70. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.14588.

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Bishawi, Muath, Jeremy Joseph, Chetan Patel, Jacob Schroder, Mani Daneshmand, Dawn Bowles, Joseph Rogers, and Carmelo Milano. “Risk factors for stroke on left ventricular assist devices.” J Card Surg 33, no. 6 (June 2018): 348–52. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.13718.

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Bishawi, Muath, Jun-Neng Roan, Jordan Richards, Zachary Brown, Laura Blue, Mani A. Daneshmand, Jacob N. Schroder, Dawn E. Bowles, and Carmelo A. Milano. “Use of Two Intracorporeal Ventricular Assist Devices As a Total Artificial Heart.” J Vis Exp, no. 135 (May 11, 2018). https://doi.org/10.3791/55961.

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