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

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

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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

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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.
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Selected Publications

Desai ND, Bavaria JE.: Aortic dissection. Mastery in Cardiothoracic Surgery. Kron I, Kaiser L, Spray T. (eds.). New York: Walters Kluwer, 2015 (in press).

Desai ND, Acker MA.: Hybrid approach to ventricular tachycardia with endocardial and epicardial approaches. Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Damiano RJ Jr, Estes NAM III, Marchlinski FE. (eds.). Minneapolis, MN: CardioText Publ. 2015 (in press).

Rylski B, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Vallabhajosyula P, Milewski RK, Desai ND.: Central vs. peripheral cannulation for type A aortic dissection: A propensity-matched analysis. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 2015 (In press).

Jassar Arminder S, Desai Nimesh D, Kobrin Dale, Pochettino Alberto, Vallabhajosyula Prashanth, Milewski Rita K, McCarthy Fenton, Maniaci Jon, Szeto Wilson Y, Bavaria Joseph E: Outcomes of aortic root replacement after previous aortic root replacement: the "true" redo root. The Annals of thoracic surgery 99(5): 1601-9, May 2015.

Vallabhajosyula Prashanth, Gottret Jean-Paul, Bavaria Joseph E, Desai Nimesh D, Szeto Wilson Y: Endovascular repair of the ascending aorta in patients at high risk for open repair. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 149(2 Suppl): S144-50, Feb 2015.

Desai Nimesh D, Gottret Jean-Paul, Szeto Wilson Y, McCarthy Fenton, Moeller Patrick, Menon Rohan, Jackson Benjamin, Vallabhajosyula Prashanth, Wang Grace J, Fairman Ronald, Bavaria Joseph E: Impact of timing on major complications after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for acute type B aortic dissection. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 149(2 Suppl): S151-6, Feb 2015.

Bavaria Joseph E, Desai Nimesh, Szeto Wilson Y, Komlo Caroline, Rhode Tyler, Wallen Tyler, Vallabhajosyula Prashanth: Valve-sparing root reimplantation and leaflet repair in a bicuspid aortic valve: comparison with the 3-cusp David procedure. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 149(2 Suppl): S22-8, Feb 2015.

Rylski Bartosz, Milewski Rita K, Bavaria Joseph E, Branchetti Emanuela, Vallabhajosyula Prashanth, Szeto Wilson Y, Desai Nimesh D: Outcomes of surgery for chronic type A aortic dissection. The Annals of thoracic surgery 99(1): 88-93, Jan 2015.

Gutsche JT, Patel PA, Walsh EK, Sophocles A, Chern SS, Jones DB, Anwaruddin S, Desai ND, Weiss SJ, Augoustides JG.: New frontiers in aortic therapy: Focus on current trials and devices in transcatheter aortic valve replacement. [Review] Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia Jan. 2015.

Rylski Bartosz, Milewski Rita K, Bavaria Joseph E, Vallabhajosyula Prashanth, Moser William, Szeto Wilson Y, Desai Nimesh D: Long-term results of aggressive hemiarch replacement in 534 patients with type A aortic dissection. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 148(6): 2981-5, Dec 2014.

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