George J Arnaoutakis

George J Arnaoutakis, MD

Associate Professor

Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

About George J Arnaoutakis

George J. Arnaoutakis, MD, is an associate professor in the division of cardiovascular surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He is also the director of the physician assistant residency program, surgical director of the transcatheter valve program and the associate director of the UF Health Aortic Disease Center.

Dr. Arnaoutakis earned his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his medical degree from the UF College of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency and a postdoctoral research fellowship in cardiac surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he also served as administrative chief resident.

Additionally, he completed fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery and advanced aortic procedures at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Dr. Arnaoutakis’ clinical interests include coronary artery bypass graft, aortic valve repair, bicuspid aortic valve syndrome, valve-sparing root replacement, aortic arch disease, thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection. His research interests cover cardiac surgery-related acute kidney injury, cerebral protection in aortic arch reconstruction, biomarkers for organ injury after cardiac surgery, bicuspid aortic valve repair, and national databases in cardiothoracic surgery.

He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, or STS, and the STS Database Task Force on Longitudinal Follow-up and External Linkages. Additionally, Dr. Arnaoutakis has presented at national meetings and authored 130 peer reviewed journal articles and over a dozen book chapters.

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair – open
  • Aortic aneurysm repair – endovascular
  • Aortic arch syndrome
  • Aortic dissection
  • Aortic valve surgery – open
  • Bicuspid aortic valve
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Carotid artery surgery – open
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

Research Profile

Cardiac Surgery Related Acute Kidney Injury Thoracic Aortic Disease

Publications

2021
10-Year Trends in Aortic Dissection: Mortality and Weekend Effect within the US Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS).
The heart surgery forum. 24(2):E336-E344 [DOI] 10.1532/hsf.3681. [PMID] 33798040.
2021
Application of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in open left chest aortic aneurysm repair.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.03.080. [PMID] 33934896.
2021
Commentary: Personalized medicine for genetically triggered thoracic aortic aneurysms.
JTCVS techniques. 6:42-43 [DOI] 10.1016/j.xjtc.2020.12.024. [PMID] 34318136.
2021
Commentary: The SINE of the times-vigilance in the era of frozen elephant trunk procedures.
JTCVS techniques. 8:49-50 [DOI] 10.1016/j.xjtc.2021.05.007. [PMID] 34401809.
2021
Commentary: Total Arch Replacement with Frozen Elephant Trunk: One Stop Shop.
Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 33(3):663-664 [DOI] 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2020.12.010. [PMID] 33440247.
2021
Dysphagia after cardiac surgery: Prevalence, risk factors, and associated outcomes.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.02.087. [PMID] 33814177.
2021
Endovascular repair of the aortic arch: State of the art.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 36(11):4292-4300 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.15920. [PMID] 34405439.
2021
Florida sleeve is a safe and effective technique for valve salvage in acute stanford type A aortic dissection.
Journal of cardiac surgery. [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.16078. [PMID] 34652039.
2021
Massive Tension Hemothorax After Pacemaker Implantation.
Cureus. 13(7) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.16754. [PMID] 34513377.
2021
Neuromonitoring and neuroprotection advances for aortic arch surgery.
JTCVS techniques. 7:11-19 [DOI] 10.1016/j.xjtc.2020.12.045. [PMID] 34318192.
2021
Perspective to 2020 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease.
Circulation. 143(5):407-409 [DOI] 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.051501. [PMID] 33332147.
2021
Prognostic Value of Red Blood Cell Distribution Width in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Patients.
Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.). [DOI] 10.1177/15569845211041360. [PMID] 34488482.
2021
Proof of concept: digital clock drawing behaviors prior to transcatheter aortic valve replacement may predict length of hospital stay and cost of care.
Exploration of medicine. 2:110-121 [DOI] 10.37349/emed.2021.00036. [PMID] 34263257.
2021
Remodeling, Reintervention, and Survival After Endovascular Repair of Chronic Type B Dissection.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 111(5):1560-1569 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.07.017. [PMID] 32961141.
2021
STratification risk analysis in OPerative management (STOP score) for drug-induced endocarditis.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 36(7):2442-2451 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.15570. [PMID] 33896038.
2021
Successful Preoperative Optimization for Lung Transplantation With Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 111(3):e201-e203 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.05.078. [PMID] 32652070.
2021
Surgery for type A aortic dissection in patients with cerebral malperfusion: Results from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 161(5):1713-1720.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.11.003. [PMID] 31959445.
2021
Thoracic Surgery Foundation Research Awards: Leading the Way to Excellence.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.04.012. [PMID] 33882294.
2021
Time of the day or surgeon volume-What matters most in Type A aortic dissection?
Journal of cardiac surgery. 36(1):415-416 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.15131. [PMID] 33135185.
2021
Transcatheter mitral valve therapies: State of the art.
Journal of cardiac surgery. [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.15995. [PMID] 34532900.
2021
Transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve and valve-in-ring replacement: Lessons learned from bioprosthetic surgical valve failures.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 36(11):4024-4029 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.15904. [PMID] 34365660.
2021
Type A Acute Aortic Dissection Presenting With Cerebrovascular Accident at Advanced Age.
Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. [DOI] 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2021.06.008. [PMID] 34146671.
2021
Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Bariatric Surgery: A Route to Transplantation in Morbidly Obese Patients with End-Stage Heart Failure.
ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992). 67(2):163-168 [DOI] 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001212. [PMID] 32701629.
2021
Vocal Fold Mobility Impairment After Cardiovascular Surgery: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Sequela.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 112(1):53-60 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.07.074. [PMID] 33075318.
2020
A validated mouse model capable of recapitulating the protective effects of female sex hormones on ascending aortic aneurysms and dissections (AADs).
Physiological reports. 8(22) [DOI] 10.14814/phy2.14631. [PMID] 33242364.
2020
Breaking hearts and taking names: A case of sarcoidosis related effusive-constrictive pericarditis.
Respiratory medicine. 163 [DOI] 10.1016/j.rmed.2020.105879. [PMID] 32056834.
2020
Commentary: Blowing stuff up: Balloon fracture fenestration with thoracic endovascular aortic repair for chronic type B aortic dissection.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.10.018. [PMID] 33160611.
2020
Complicated acute type B aortic dissection: update on management and results.
The Journal of cardiovascular surgery. 61(6):697-707 [DOI] 10.23736/S0021-9509.20.11555-6. [PMID] 32964895.
2020
Current trends in the management of acute type A aortic intramural hematoma.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(9):2331-2337 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14819. [PMID] 32652687.
2020
Early versus standard renal replacement therapy after left ventricular assist device implantation.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(10):2529-2538 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14873. [PMID] 32741013.
2020
Endograft and external cinch to control hemorrhage in acute type A aortic dissection.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(4):934-936 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14475. [PMID] 32107790.
2020
Impact of Secondary Aortic Interventions After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair on Long-Term Survival.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 110(1):27-38 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.10.015. [PMID] 31785293.
2020
Long-Term Outcomes of Primary Cardiac Lymphoma.
Circulation. 142(22):2194-2195 [DOI] 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.047215. [PMID] 33253006.
2020
Long-Term Outcomes of Primary Cardiac Malignancies: Multi-Institutional Results From the National Cancer Database.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 75(18):2338-2347 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.03.041. [PMID] 32381166.
2020
Longitudinal Outcomes After Surgical Repair of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect in the Medicare Population.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 109(4):1243-1250 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.08.024. [PMID] 31562839.
2020
Medical and surgical management of acute type B aortic intramural hematoma.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(9):2324-2330 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14823. [PMID] 32668075.
2020
Outcomes of Florida Sleeve Procedure in Patients with Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valve.
Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.). 15(4):361-368 [DOI] 10.1177/1556984520938470. [PMID] 32729751.
2020
Patterns of emergency department utilization for LVAD patients compared with non-LVAD patients.
International journal of cardiology. Heart & vasculature. 30 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijcha.2020.100617. [PMID] 32904266.
2020
Percutaneous Inferior Vena Cava Valve Implantation May Improve Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation and Cardiac Output: Lessons Learned.
Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.). 15(6):577-580 [DOI] 10.1177/1556984520957144. [PMID] 33104457.
2020
Performance advantages for grit and optimism.
American journal of surgery. 220(1):10-18 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.01.057. [PMID] 32098653.
2020
Successful bridge to lung transplantation with transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. 20(12):3658-3661 [DOI] 10.1111/ajt.16103. [PMID] 32506577.
2020
Time of day does not influence outcomes in acute type A aortic dissection: Results from the IRAD.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(12):3467-3473 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.15017. [PMID] 32939836.
2020
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement 24 years after cardiac transplantation.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(3):710-712 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14438. [PMID] 31971286.
2020
Unplanned 30-Day Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction.
Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions. 21(4):518-521 [DOI] 10.1016/j.carrev.2019.08.005. [PMID] 31434634.
2020
Use of Impella Support in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for a Patient With Severe Aortic Stenosis and Significantly Reduced Ejection Fraction.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 34(3):744-746 [DOI] 10.1053/j.jvca.2019.09.025. [PMID] 31635982.
2020
Utilizing the index for mortality prediction after cardiac transplantation risk score to predict hospital resource consumption.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 35(4):854-859 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14486. [PMID] 32115823.
2019
Bicuspid aortic valve repair: systematic review on long-term outcomes.
Annals of cardiothoracic surgery. 8(3):302-312 [DOI] 10.21037/acs.2019.05.08. [PMID] 31240174.
2019
Even redo ascending aorta replacement has low mortality in elective setting.
The Journal of cardiovascular surgery. 60(1):150-152 [DOI] 10.23736/S0021-9509.18.10230-8. [PMID] 29786407.
2019
Impact of Valve Size on Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch and Aortic Valve Gradient After Transcatheter versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.). 14(3):243-250 [DOI] 10.1177/1556984519838706. [PMID] 31074313.
2019
Implications of secondary aortic intervention after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for acute and chronic type B dissection.
Journal of vascular surgery. 69(5):1367-1378 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.07.080. [PMID] 30553732.
2019
Neurologic Outcomes in Aortic Arch Repair With Frozen Elephant Trunk Versus 2-Stage Hybrid Repair.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 107(6):1775-1781 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.11.042. [PMID] 30578777.
2019
Outcomes of Direct Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Without Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty Using a New Generation Valve.
Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions. 20(12):1100-1104 [DOI] 10.1016/j.carrev.2019.01.020. [PMID] 30826204.
2019
The Florida Sleeve Procedure Is Durable and Improves Aortic Valve Function.
Aorta (Stamford, Conn.). 7(2):49-55 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0039-1687854. [PMID] 31529428.
2019
Trans-carotid endovascular repair of ascending aortic pseudoaneurysms.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 34(1):28-30 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.13984. [PMID] 30625255.
2018
Cardiac and Vascular Surgery-Associated Acute Kidney Injury: The 20th International Consensus Conference of the ADQI (Acute Disease Quality Initiative) Group.
Journal of the American Heart Association. 7(11) [DOI] 10.1161/JAHA.118.008834. [PMID] 29858368.
2018
Early and midterm outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with bicuspid aortic valves.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 33(9):489-496 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.13775. [PMID] 30058259.
2018
Effects of socioeconomic status on clinical outcomes with ventricular assist devices.
Clinical cardiology. 41(11):1463-1467 [DOI] 10.1002/clc.23070. [PMID] 30225924.
2018
Impact of Foley Catheter Placement by Medical Students on Rates of Postoperative Urinary Tract Infection.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 227(5):496-501 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.08.182. [PMID] 30145285.
2018
Management of thoracic aortic graft infections.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 33(10):658-665 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.13792. [PMID] 30178475.
2018
Programmatic Changes to Reduce Mortality and Morbidity in Humanitarian Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery. 9(1):47-53 [DOI] 10.1177/2150135117737686. [PMID] 29310562.
2018
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Efficiency and Safety Improvements With Progressive Experience and Improved Technology.
Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.). 13(2):120-124 [DOI] 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000480. [PMID] 29668502.
2018
Tricuspid valve endocarditis in the era of the opioid epidemic.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 33(5):260-264 [DOI] 10.1111/jocs.13600. [PMID] 29663522.
2017
Florida Sleeve Procedure Is Durable and Improves Aortic Valve Function in Marfan Syndrome Patients.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 104(3):834-839 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.044. [PMID] 28410640.
2017
Outcomes of Antegrade Stent Graft Deployment During Hybrid Aortic Arch Repair.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 104(2):538-544 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.11.087. [PMID] 28395872.
2017
Patient selection and device development are crucial for thoracic endovascular aortic repair in type A aortic dissection.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 154(4):1221-1222 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.04.038. [PMID] 28918919.
2016
Individualized Performance Feedback to Surgical Residents Improves Appropriate Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Prescription and Reduces Potentially Preventable VTE: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Annals of surgery. 264(6):1181-1187 [PMID] 26649586.
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2014
Brain injury in canine models of cardiac surgery.
Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology. 73(12):1134-43 [DOI] 10.1097/NEN.0000000000000134. [PMID] 25383634.
2013
A physiologic and biochemical profile of clinically rejected lungs on a normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion platform.
The Journal of surgical research. 183(1):75-83 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2012.11.012. [PMID] 23218735.
2013
Blood pressure excursions below the cerebral autoregulation threshold during cardiac surgery are associated with acute kidney injury.
Critical care medicine. 41(2):464-71 [DOI] 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31826ab3a1. [PMID] 23263580.
2013
Disclosure of physician-specific behavior improves blood utilization protocol adherence in cardiac surgery.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 96(6):2168-74 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.06.080. [PMID] 24035308.
2013
Donor-recipient size matching and survival after lung transplantation. A cohort study.
Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 10(5):418-25 [DOI] 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201301-008OC. [PMID] 23988005.
2013
Lung size mismatch and survival after single and bilateral lung transplantation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 96(2):457-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.04.064. [PMID] 23809729.
2013
The effect of lung-size mismatch on mechanical ventilation tidal volumes after bilateral lung transplantation.
Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. 16(3):275-81 [DOI] 10.1093/icvts/ivs493. [PMID] 23243035.
2013
The role of head computed tomography imaging in the evaluation of postoperative neurologic deficits in cardiac surgery patients.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 95(2):548-54 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.11.006. [PMID] 23218967.
2013
Valve surgery for infective endocarditis is associated with high hospital charges.
The Journal of heart valve disease. 22(1):110-7 [PMID] 23610998.
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2012
A novel method of measuring cardiac preservation injury demonstrates University of Wisconsin solution is associated with less ischemic necrosis than Celsior in early cardiac allograft biopsy specimens.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 31(4):410-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healun.2011.11.023. [PMID] 22209353.
2012
Acute kidney injury increases mortality after lung transplantation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 94(1):185-92 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.11.032. [PMID] 22325467.
2012
Adult-derived Index for Mortality Prediction After Cardiac Transplantation (IMPACT) risk score predicts short-term mortality after pediatric heart transplantation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 93(4):1228-34; discussion 1234 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.12.055. [PMID] 22385820.
2012
Contemporary etiologies, risk factors, and outcomes after pericardiectomy.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 94(2):445-51 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.03.079. [PMID] 22621875.
2012
Endovascular procedures in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: a review of clinical outcomes and iatrogenic complications.
Annals of vascular surgery. 26(1):25-33 [DOI] 10.1016/j.avsg.2011.05.028. [PMID] 21945330.
2012
Hydrogen sulfide decreases reactive oxygen in a model of lung transplantation.
The Journal of surgical research. 178(1):494-501 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2012.02.065. [PMID] 22464394.
2012
Identifying recipients at high risk for graft failure after heart retransplantation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 93(3):712-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.10.065. [PMID] 22226492.
2012
Inhaled hydrogen sulfide improves graft function in an experimental model of lung transplantation.
The Journal of surgical research. 178(2):593-600 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2012.06.037. [PMID] 22771242.
2012
Insurance and education predict long-term survival after orthotopic heart transplantation in the United States.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 31(1):52-60 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healun.2011.07.019. [PMID] 21959122.
2012
Portal venous air resulting in pneumocardia: a rare presentation of intestinal ischemia.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 93(1) [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.08.083. [PMID] 22186483.
2012
Preoperative recipient cytokine levels are associated with early lung allograft dysfunction.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 93(6):1843-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.02.041. [PMID] 22503850.
2012
Should patients 60 years and older undergo bridge to transplantation with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices?
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 94(6):2017-24 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.06.009. [PMID] 22858277.
2012
Successful repair of an atrioesophageal fistula after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 93(1):313-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.05.050. [PMID] 22186458.
2012
The effect of lung size mismatch on complications and resource utilization after bilateral lung transplantation.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 31(5):492-500 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healun.2011.12.009. [PMID] 22325691.
2012
The spectrum of complications following left ventricular assist device placement.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 27(5):630-8 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2012.01504.x. [PMID] 22978843.
2012
Vascular complications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: CT findings.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 198(2):482-7 [DOI] 10.2214/AJR.11.6603. [PMID] 22268198.
2012
What predicts long-term survival after heart transplantation? An analysis of 9,400 ten-year survivors.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 93(3):699-704 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.09.037. [PMID] 22226494.
2011
Allograft cardiectomy and biventricular assist device placement as a salvage maneuver in a heart transplant recipient.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 26(1):114-6 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2010.01173.x. [PMID] 21235630.
2011
Association of operative time of day with outcomes after thoracic organ transplant.
JAMA. 305(21):2193-9 [DOI] 10.1001/jama.2011.726. [PMID] 21632483.
2011
Bleeding complications and blood product utilization with left ventricular assist device implantation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 91(3):740-7; discussion 747 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.11.007. [PMID] 21352991.
2011
Creation of a quantitative recipient risk index for mortality prediction after cardiac transplantation (IMPACT).
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 92(3):914-21; discussion 921 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.04.030. [PMID] 21871277.
2011
Early blood biomarkers predict organ injury and resource utilization following complex cardiac surgery.
The Journal of surgical research. 168(2):168-72 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2009.09.023. [PMID] 20031165.
2011
Infectious complications after pulsatile-flow and continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 30(2):164-74 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healun.2010.08.003. [PMID] 20888258.
2011
Insurance status is an independent predictor of long-term survival after lung transplantation in the United States.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 30(1):45-53 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healun.2010.07.003. [PMID] 20869264.
2011
Lung transplant in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 146(10):1204-9 [DOI] 10.1001/archsurg.2011.239. [PMID] 22006881.
2011
Marital status improves survival after orthotopic heart transplantation.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 30(12):1389-94 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healun.2011.07.020. [PMID] 21907593.
2011
Organ storage with University of Wisconsin solution is associated with improved outcomes after orthotopic heart transplantation.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 30(9):1033-43 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healun.2011.05.005. [PMID] 21683620.
2011
Surgical treatment of advanced heart failure: alternatives to heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory assist devices.
Progress in cardiovascular diseases. 54(2):115-31 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pcad.2011.04.001. [PMID] 21875511.
2011
The impact of volume reduction on early and long-term outcomes in surgical ventricular restoration for severe heart failure.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 91(1):104-11; discussion 111 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.09.059. [PMID] 21172496.
2011
Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in children: intermediate-term results.
Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. 12(3):415-9, discussion 419 [DOI] 10.1510/icvts.2010.255596. [PMID] 21118834.
2011
Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in Loeys-Dietz syndrome.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 92(2):556-60; discussion 560 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.04.003. [PMID] 21801912.
2010
Acute cholecystitis preceding mycotic aortic pseudoaneurysm in a heart transplant recipient.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 25(6):749-51 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2010.01138.x. [PMID] 21044152.
2010
Arterial pressure gradient of upper extremity arteriovenous access steal syndrome: treatment implications.
Vascular and endovascular surgery. 44(8):650-3 [DOI] 10.1177/1538574410376450. [PMID] 20675320.
2010
Contemporary management of vascular complications associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
Journal of vascular surgery. 51(1):131-8; discussion 138 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2009.08.019. [PMID] 19879095.
2010
Hawley H. Seiler Resident Award. Transcriptional profile of brain injury in hypothermic circulatory arrest and cardiopulmonary bypass.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 89(6):1965-71 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.02.051. [PMID] 20494057.
2010
The impact of race on survival after heart transplantation: an analysis of more than 20,000 patients.
The Annals of thoracic surgery. 89(6):1956-63; discussion 1963 [DOI] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.02.093. [PMID] 20494056.
2010
The impact of recipient body mass index on survival after lung transplantation.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 29(9):1026-33 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healun.2010.05.005. [PMID] 20558085.
2008
Nesiritide following maze and mitral valve surgery.
Journal of cardiac surgery. 23(5):431-6 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2007.00552.x. [PMID] 18928481.
2007
Inhaled amyl nitrite effectively reverses acute catastrophic thromboxane-mediated pulmonary hypertension in pigs.
Annals of cardiac anaesthesia. 10(2):113-20 [PMID] 17644883.
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2007
RIFLE criteria for acute kidney injury in aortic arch surgery.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 134(6):1554-60; discussion 1560 [PMID] 18023682.
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Grants

Mar 2021 ACTIVE
Preservation of spinal cord tissue resulting from Ischemia following Aortic Surgery: creation of a clinically relevant rodent model and testing of a novel oxygen release therapeutic
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UF FOU
Mar 2021 ACTIVE
Preservation of spinal cord tissue resulting from Ischemia following Aortic Surgery: creation of a clinically relevant rodent model and testing of a novel oxygen release therapeutic
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UF FOU
Aug 2020 ACTIVE
DRPD-ROF2020: Reversible thiol oxidation and antioxidant treatment of cardiac and diaphragm contractile dysfunction in patients with end-stage heart failure
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UF RESEARCH
Jul 2020 ACTIVE
Immune injury as a driver for the development of ascending aortic aneurysms and dissections
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI

Education

Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery
2014-2016 · University of Pennsylvania
General Surgery Resident
2007-2014 · The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Medical Degree
2007 · University of Florida
BA
1999-2003 · Columbia University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7600 Surgery Clerkship
2018
MDT7090 Elective Topics

Contact Details