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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. DiMusto specializes in adult aortic disease with expertise in the treatment for aortic aneurysms and dissection, including thoraco-abdominal, supra-renal, juxta-renal and infra-renal aneurysms, using both open and endovascular techniques. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery.


Vascular Surgery

UW Health Clinics

1 S. Park Clinic
(608) 287-2100 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
West Clinic
(608) 263-8915 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Regional Specialty Clinics

Richland Medical Center (Richland Center)
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UW Health Specialty Clinic - Sauk Prairie (Prairie du Sac)
(608) 643-6060 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial, UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Fellowship University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Residency University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Medical School University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
DiMusto PD Rademacher BL Philip JL Akhter SA Goodavish CB De Oliveira NC Tang PC . Acute retrograde type A aortic dissection: morphologic analysis and clinical implications. J Surg Res. 2017 Jun 1;213:39-45
[PubMed ID: 28601330]
DiMusto PD Chen H Kent KC . Hands-on Training in the Operating Room as a Method of Continuing Education for Surgeons in Practice. JAMA Surg. 2016 Sep 1;151(9):869-70
[PubMed ID: 27462836]
DiMusto PD Oberdoerster MM Criado E . Isolated celiac artery dissection. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Apr;61(4):972-6
[PubMed ID: 25601505]
Ghosh A Lu G Su G McEvoy B Sadiq O DiMusto PD Laser A Futchko JS Henke PK Eliason JL Upchurch GR Jr . Phosphorylation of AKT and abdominal aortic aneurysm formation. Am J Pathol. 2014 Jan;184(1):148-58
[PubMed ID: 24332015]
Ghosh A DiMusto PD Ehrlichman LK Sadiq O McEvoy B Futchko JS Henke PK Eliason JL Upchurch GR Jr . The role of extracellular signal-related kinase during abdominal aortic aneurysm formation. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Nov;215(5):668-680.e1
[PubMed ID: 22917644]
DiMusto PD Lu G Ghosh A Roelofs KJ Sadiq O McEvoy B Su G Laser A Bhamidipati CM Ailawadi G Henke PK Eliason JL Upchurch GR Jr . Increased JNK in males compared with females in a rodent model of abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Surg Res. 2012 Aug;176(2):687-95
[PubMed ID: 22316675]
Bhamidipati CM Mehta GS Lu G Moehle CW Barbery C DiMusto PD Laser A Kron IL Upchurch GR Jr Ailawadi G . Development of a novel murine model of aortic aneurysms using peri-adventitial elastase. Surgery. 2012 Aug;152(2):238-46
[PubMed ID: 22828146]
DiMusto PD Lu G Ghosh A Roelofs KJ Su G Zhao Y Lau CL Sadiq O McEvoy B Laser A Diaz JA Wakefield TW Henke PK Eliason JL Upchurch GR Jr . Increased PAI-1 in females compared with males is protective for abdominal aortic aneurysm formation in a rodent model. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 Apr 1;302(7):H1378-86
[PubMed ID: 22307671]
DiMusto PD Williams DM Patel HJ Trimarchi S Eliason JL Upchurch GR Jr . Endovascular management of type B aortic dissections. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Oct;52(4 Suppl):26S-36S
[PubMed ID: 20732786]
DiMusto PD Orringer MB . Transhiatal esophagectomy for distal and cardia cancers: implications of a positive gastric margin. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Jun;83(6):1993-8; discussion 1998-9
[PubMed ID: 17532385]