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Paul J. Dimuzio, MD, FACS

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111 South 11th Street
Gibbon Building, Suite G6270
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-8304
(215) 923-0835 fax

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - 1989

Residency

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 1995

Fellowship

Vascular Surgery: University of California, San Francisco, CA 1996

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery, General Vascular Surgery, 1998
American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 1996

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Research Interests

Clinical Expertise:
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, including:
Carotid artery disease
Aneurysms of the thoracic and abdominal aorta
Peripheral vascular disease
Venous disease
Thoracic outlet syndrome

Research Expertise:
Vascular tissue engineering
Adult stem cells

Funded Grants:
1. Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania: Development of a Tissue Engineered Dialysis Conduit PI: P DiMuzio

2. Plastic Surgical Educational Foundation: Decellularized Vein: A Biologic Scaffold for Tissue Engineering PI: P DiMuzio

3. NIH-NIDDK (RO1 DK55246-01) An implantable Near-IR glucose sensor PI: J Joseph Role: Co-investigator

4. Ethicon Research Grant: Microvascular anastomoses PI: P DiMuzio

5. DORP-REA Grant: Tissue-engineering of vascular grafts) PI: P DiMuzio

6. Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania: Further Development of a Tissue Engineered Dialysis Conduit PI: P DiMuzio

7. Vascular Cures (formerly known as Pacific Vascular Research Foundation) (Wylie Scholar): A Novel, tissue engineered vascular conduit PI: P DiMuzio

8. Cardiovascular Research Institute of Philadelphia: A Novel, tissue engineered vascular conduit PI: P DiMuzio

9. Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society: Seeding of decellularized venous allograft PI: P DiMuzio

10. Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation: Adipose tissue engineering on an angiogenic, acellular matrix PI: P Schaner Role: Co-investigator

11. Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania: Development of a tissue-engineered dialysis access conduit reseeding decellularized venous allograft with autologous endothelial cells PI: P DiMuzio

12. NIH K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award: A Tissue-engineering Vascular Graft PI: P DiMuzio

13. Lifeline von Liebig Award: A Tissue-engineered Vascular Graft PI: P DiMuzio

14. AHA Beginning Grant-in-Aid: A Tissue-engineered Vascular Graft PI: P DiMuzio

15. AOA Student Research Fellowship: VEGF and ADAS Cell Differentiation PI: P DiMuzio (mentor)

16. AVA Student Research Fellowship: Differentiation of amniotic fluid stem cells PI: P DiMuzio (mentor)

17. IDD Industry Grant: Inflammation and atherosclerosis PI: P DiMuzio

18. AHA Pre-doctoral Grant: The use of adult stem cells in the creation of a tissue-engineered vascular graft PI: Steve McIlhenny Role: Co-sponsor

Professional Societies

Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery, 2008
Society of University Surgeons, 2006
National Kidney Foundation, 2004
American Association for Vascular Surgery, 2002
Eastern Vascular Surgery Society, 2001
Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, 2000
American College of Surgeons Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter, 2000
American College of Surgeons, Fellowship, 1999
Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, 1999
Association for Surgical Education, 1999
Association for Academic Surgery, 1998
Delaware Valley Vascular Society, 1998
Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, 1997
Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1988
ODK National Leadership Society, Johns Hopkins University, 1984
Phi Beta Kappa, Johns Hopkins University, 1984

Professional Committees

Association for Academic Surgery: Institutional Representative, 2005-7; Informatics and Biotechnology Committee Member, 2006-8

American College of Surgeons: Pennsylvania District #5 Committee on Applications, 2000-7
American College of Surgeons Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter Young Surgeons Committee, Mock Oral Boards Co-Chairman, 2000-2002

Delaware Valley Vascular Society: Chairman, Local Arrangements Committee, 1999-2001; Chairman, Membership Committee, 2001-2002; Chairman, Program Committee, 2002-2004; President-Elect, 2004-5; President, 2005-6

Eastern Vascular Society: Membership Committee, 2010-

Society of University Surgeons: Institutional Representative, 2008-

Society of Vascular Surgery: Research and Education Committee, 2007-2010

Thomas Jefferson University: Resident Education Committee, 1998-2001; Clinical Performance Improvement Committee, 2006-7

Vascular Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery: Vascular Surgery In-training Examination Item-Writer

Editorial Review Boards

AAMC MedEdPORTAL Reviewer, 2006-

American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO Journal): Reviewer-at-large, October, 2004-5; Editorial Board Member, 2005-

Annals of Vascular Surgery: Reviewer-at-large, 2007-

Annals of Surgery: Reviewer-at-large, 2008-

Biomaterials: Reviewer-at-large, 2005-

Circulation: Reviewer-at-large, 2009-

Journal of Surgical Research: Reviewer-at-large, 2005-; Editorial Board Member, 2006-2009

Journal of Vascular Surgery: Reviewer-at-large, 2007-; Editorial Board Member, 2009-

Stem Cells and Development: Reviewer-at-large, 2009-

Tissue Engineering: Reviewer-at-large, 2006-

Other Profession Review Boards

American College of Cardiology Endovascular Therapy Abstract Review Committee, 2009

American Heart Association Bioengineering and Biotechnology 1 Peer Review Study Group, 2006-2009

American Institute of Biological Sciences, Scientific Peer Advisory and Review Services, 2005-

American Vascular Association, von Liebig Award Reviewer, 2006-

Gore Thoracic Aortic Graft (TAG) Study, FDA Mock Panel Review Board, December, 2004

Vascular Cures (formerly known as Pacific Vascular Research Foundation), Wylie Scholar Grant Review, 2007-

Academic Awards

Jonathan E. Rhoads Orator, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, 2009

Keynote Speaker, 1st Annual AOA Student Research Symposium, Thomas Jefferson University, 2008

IFATS 2008 Paper Competition, First Prize, 2008
Deans Faculty Mentoring Award, Thomas Jefferson University, 2008

Top Doctors List, Philadelphia Magazine, 2008

William J. von Liebig Vascular Research Award, Lifeline Foundation, 2005

Deans Faculty Teaching Award, Thomas Jefferson University, 2005

Francis E. Rosato Teaching Award, Thomas Jefferson University, 2004.

von Liebig Vascular Research Award, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, 2003

Wylie Scholar in Academic Vascular Surgery, Vascular Cures (formerly known as Pacific Vascular Research Foundation), 2003-5

William B. Kerlin Research Award, Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia, 2003

Giracci Award for Outstanding Teaching, Thomas Jefferson University, 1995

Resident Research Day, First Prize, Thomas Jefferson University, 1994

Resident Research Competition, First Prize, Delaware Valley Vascular Society, 1993

Joseph A Collins Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1986

Benjamin Measey Scholar, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1986

I S Ravdin Surgery Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1989

Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1988

NCAA Academic All-American (Wrestling), Johns Hopkins University, 1984, 1985

Robert H Scott Scholar Athlete Award, Johns Hopkins University, 1985

General Honors, Johns Hopkins University Graduation, 1985

Phi Beta Kappa, Johns Hopkins University, 1984

Publications

Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Arterial protocol including prophylactic distal perfusion catheter decreases limb ischemia complications in patients undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  2. Evaluation and management of axillary artery injury: The orthopaedic and vascular surgeon's perspective
  3. Symptomatic compression of right iliac vein after right iliac artery stent placement
  4. Atypical Mycotic Aortic Aneurysms
  5. Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Infected Arteries as a Temporizing Measure Versus Destination Therapy
  6. Median arcuate ligament syndrome - Review of this rare disease
  7. Autologous human plasma in stem cell culture and cryopreservation in the creation of a tissue-engineered vascular graft
  8. Living scaffolds: surgical repair using scaffolds seeded with human adipose-derived stem cells
  9. The first assessment of operative logs for traditional vascular fellowship track versus integrated vascular training programs Presented at the 2014 Joint Annual Meeting of the New England Society for Vascular Surgery and Eastern Vascular Society, Boston, Mass, September 11-14, 2014.
  10. Posterior tibial vein aneurysm presenting as tarsal tunnel syndrome
  11. In vitro effects of tamoxifen on adipose-derived stem cells
  12. eNOS transfection of adipose-derived stem cells yields bioactive nitric oxide production and improved results in vascular tissue engineering
  13. Chronic mesenteric ischemia after partial coverage of the celiac artery during TEVAR, case report, and review of the literature
  14. Sphingosine-1-phosphate promotes the differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells into endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) expressing endothelial-like cells
  15. Hybrid endovascular treatment of an aberrant right subclavian artery with Kommerell aneurysm
  16. Chronic mesenteric ischemia after partial coverage of the celiac artery during TEVAR, case report, and review of the literature
  17. Venous cystic adventitial disease of the common femoral vein
  18. Endothelial differentiation of diabetic adipose-derived stem cells
  19. Endovascular treatment of celiac axis aneurysm with a covered stent: Case presentation and review of the literature
  20. Middle aortic coarctation