Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Heart and Vascular Faculty

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Nimesh D. Desai, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 6th Floor Silverstein Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Education:
B.Sc. (Biochemistry)
University of Ottawa, 1996.
M.D.
University of Western Ontario, 2000.
Ph.D. (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Toronto, 2008.
Post-Graduate Training
Core Junior Surgery Residency (Cardiac), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2000-2002.
Research Fellowship/PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2002-2005.
Senior Thoracic Surgery Resident, Trillium Hospital, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, 2005-2005.
Senior Cardiac Surgery Resident, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2006-2006.
Senior Vascular Surgery Resident, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2006-2006.
Chief Congenital Cardiac Resident, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2007-2007.
Chief Cardiac Surgery Resident, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2007-2007.
Advance Aortic Surgery Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2008-2009.
Chief Cardiac Surgery Resident, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2008-2008.
Certifications
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2008.
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, 2008.
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario, 2008.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Ullery Brant W, McGarvey Michael, Cheung Albert T, Fairman Ronald M, Jackson Benjamin M, Woo Edward Y, Desai Nimesh D, Wang Grace J: Vascular distribution of stroke and its relationship to perioperative mortality and neurologic outcome after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. Journal of vascular surgery : official publication, the Society for Vascular Surgery [and] International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, North American Chapter Jul 2012.

Patel Prakash A, Desai Nimesh D: Con: Cardiac Surgery Should Be Performed Under Warm Conditions. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia Jul 2012.

Desai ND: Retrograde aortic dissection after thoracic endovascular aortic repair: Incidence of a new disease. AATS Aortic Symposium April 2012.

Desai ND: Early and late results of operative management of type A aortic dissection in higher risk patients. AATS Aortic Symposium April 2012.

Wyckoff Tygh, Reed Elizabeth A, Desai Nimesh D, Augoustides John G T: Possible anaphylaxis due to recombinant factor VIIa administration during thoracic aortic surgery. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia 26(2): e15-7, Apr 2012.

Nathan Derek P, Woo Edward Y, Fairman Ronald M, Wang Grace J, Pochettino Alberto, Desai Nimesh D, Bavaria Joseph E, Jackson Benjamin M: Stent grafting for aneurysmal degeneration of chronic descending thoracic aortic dissections. Journal of vascular surgery : official publication, the Society for Vascular Surgery [and] International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, North American Chapter 55(4): 963-7, Apr 2012.

Jassar Arminder Singh, Bavaria Joseph E, Szeto Wilson Y, Moeller Patrick J, Maniaci Jon, Milewski Rita K, Gorman Joseph H, Desai Nimesh D, Gorman Robert C, Pochettino Alberto: Graft selection for aortic root replacement in complex active endocarditis: does it matter? The Annals of thoracic surgery 93(2): 480-7, Feb 2012.

Nathan DP, Boonn W, Lai E, Wang GJ, Desai N, Woo EY, Fairman RM, Jackson BM: Presentation, complications, and natural history of penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer disease. Journal of Vascular Surgery 55(1): 10-15, Jan. 2012 Notes: Epub ahead of print Oct. 2011.

Holmes DR Jr, Mack MJ, Kaul S, Agnihotri A, Alexander KP, Bailey SR, Calhoon JH, Carabello BA, Desai ND, Edwards FH, Francis GS, Gardner TJ, Kappetein AP, Linderbaum JA, Mukherjee C, Mukherjee D, Otto CM, Ruiz CE, Sacco RL, Smith D, THomas JD.: ACCF/AATS/SCAI/STS expert consensus document on transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2012.

Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Roche LA, Walsh EK, Buckley-Blaskovich V, Solometo LP, Burtch KE, Desai ND, Herrmann HC: The progression of a transcatheter aortic valve program: A decision analysis of more than 680 patient referrals. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 92(6): 2072-2077, Dec. 2011.

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