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

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Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Active Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery Research Program, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Co-Director, Aortic & Vascular Disease Center for Excellence, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Clinical Research, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
One Convention Avenue, 2 City
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-615-0343
Fax: 215-614-1861
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

McCarthy FH, Desai ND: Long-term outcomes will determine the cost-effective approach to aortic valve disease. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery June 2018.

Sultan I, Siki MA, Bavaria JE, Dibble TR, Savino DC, Kilic A, Szeto W, Vallabhajosyula P, Fairman RM, Jackson BM, Wang GJ, Desai ND: Predicting Distal Aortic Remodeling After Endovascular Repair for Chronic DeBakey III Aortic Dissection. Annals of Thoracic Surgery June 2018.

O'Brien SM, Feng L, He X, Xian Y, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Kurlansky PA, Furnary AP, Cleveland JC Jr, Lobdell KW, Vassileva C, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Thourani VH, Rankin JS, Edgerton JR, D'Agostino RS, Desai ND, Edwards FH, Shahian DM: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2018 Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models: Part 2-Statistical Methods and Results. Annals of Thoracic Surgery May 2018.

Shahian DM, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Kurlansky PA, Furnary AP, Cleveland JC Jr, Lobdell KW, Vassileva C, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Thourani VH, Rankin JS, Edgerton JR, D'Agostino RS, Desai ND, Feng L, He X, O'Brien SM: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2018 Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models: Part 1-Background, Design Considerations, and Model Development. Annals of Thoracic Surgery May 2018.

Wallen TJ, Szeto W, Williams M, Atluri P, Arnaoutakis G, Fults M, Sultan I, Desai N, Acker M, Vallabhajosyula P: Tricuspid valve endocarditis in the era of the opioid epidemic. Journal of cardiac surgery May 2018.

Khoynezhad A, DelaRosa J, Moon MR, Brinkman WT, Thompson RB, Desai ND, Malaisrie SC, Girardi LN, Bavaria JE, Reece TB: PROTECT Investigators. Facilitating Hemostasis After Proximal Aortic Surgery: Results of The PROTECT Trial. Annals of Thoracic Surgery May 2018.

Folkert IW, Foley PJ, Wang GJ, Jackson BM, Bavaria JE, Desai ND, Fairman RM, Damrauer SM: Impact of acute postoperative limb ischemia after cardiac and thoracic aortic surgery. Journal of vascular surgery May 2018.

McCarthy FH, Vemulapalli S, Li Z, Thourani V, Matsouaka RA, Desai ND, Kirtane A, Anwaruddin S, Williams ML, Giri J, Vallabhajosyula P, Li RH, Herrmann HC, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY: Association of Tricuspid Regurgitation With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes: A Report From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry. Annals of Thoracic Surgery April 2018.

Patel PA, Patel S, Feinman JW, Gutsche JT, Vallabhajosyula P, Shah R, Giri J, Desai ND, Zhou E, Weiss SJ, Augoustides JG: Stroke After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Incidence, Definitions, Etiologies and Management Options. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia April 2018.

Kreibich M, Rylski B, Bavaria JE, Branchetti E, Dohle D, Moeller P, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Desai ND: Outcome after Surgery for Aortic Dissection Type A in Morbidly Obese Patients. Annals of Thoracic Surgery April 2018.

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