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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

Klinger, Rebecca Y., Olga G. James, Salvador Borges-Neto, Tiffany Bisanar, Yi-Ju Li, Wenjing Qi, Miles Berger, et al. “18F-florbetapir Positron Emission Tomography-determined Cerebral β-Amyloid Deposition and Neurocognitive Performance after Cardiac Surgery.” Anesthesiology 128, no. 4 (April 2018): 728–44. https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000002103.

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Rogers, J. G., C. A. Milano, S. V. Pamboukian, M. S. Slaughter, E. J. Birks, S. W. Boyce, S. S. Najjar, et al. “Adverse Events and Their Effect on Quality of Life and Functional Capacity in the ENDURANCE and ENDURANCE Supplemental Trials.” In Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 37:S475–S475. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2018.

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Teuteberg, J. J., J. G. Rogers, C. A. Milano, M. S. Kiernan, G. S. Couper, S. W. Boyce, C. Mahr, N. A. Mokadam, T. A. Vassiliades, and F. D. Pagani. “Blood Pressure Management Ameliorates the Severity of Neurological Events.” In Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 37:S11–S11. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2018.

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Mulvihill, M. S., M. A. Bishawi, M. L. Cox, A. A. Osho, C. B. Patel, M. G. Hartwig, C. A. Milano, and J. N. Schroder. “Implications of the Refusal of Increased Risk Donor Offers on Waitlist Survival in Heart Transplantation.” In Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 37:S138–39. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2018.

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Gulack, Brian C., Katherine A. Kirkwood, Wei Shi, Peter K. Smith, John H. Alexander, Sandra G. Burks, Annetine C. Gelijns, et al. “Secondary surgical-site infection after coronary artery bypass grafting: A multi-institutional prospective cohort study.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 155, no. 4 (April 2018): 1555-1562.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.078.

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Mokadam, N. A., F. D. Pagani, S. W. Boyce, M. S. Slaughter, C. H. Selzman, D. T. Pham, K. D. Aaronson, T. A. Vassiliades, and C. A. Milano. “The Effects of Concomitant Procedures at the Time of LVAD Implant for Patients in the ENDURANCE and ENDURANCE Supplemental Trials.” In Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 37:S194–S194. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2018.

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Barac, Yaron D., Brittany Zwischenberger, Jacob N. Schroder, Mani A. Daneshmand, John C. Haney, Jeffrey G. Gaca, Andrew Wang, Carmelo A. Milano, and Donald D. Glower. “Using a Regent Aortic Valve in a Small Annulus Mitral Position Is a Viable Option.” Ann Thorac Surg 105, no. 4 (April 2018): 1200–1204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.11.042.

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Arabía, Francisco A., Carmelo A. Milano, Claudius Mahr, Edwin C. McGee, Nahush A. Mokadam, J Eduardo Rame, Jaime D. Moriguchi, et al. “Biventricular Support With Intracorporeal, Continuous Flow, Centrifugal Ventricular Assist Devices.” Ann Thorac Surg 105, no. 2 (February 2018): 548–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.019.

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Goldstein, Daniel J., Mandeep R. Mehra, Yoshifumi Naka, Christopher Salerno, Nir Uriel, David Dean, Akinobu Itoh, et al. “Impact of age, sex, therapeutic intent, race and severity of advanced heart failure on short-term principal outcomes in the MOMENTUM 3 trial.” J Heart Lung Transplant 37, no. 1 (January 2018): 7–14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2017.11.001.

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Barac, Yaron D., Hazim Alwair, David F. Kong, Chetan B. Patel, Mani A. Daneshmand, Carmelo A. Milano, and Jacob N. Schroder. “Migration of Intraaortic Balloon Pump Placed Via the Axillary Artery.” J Invasive Cardiol 30, no. 1 (January 2018): E11.

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