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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Gimelli completed his Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular fellowship training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and went on to complete an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was an Interventional Cardiologist at San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy, from 1999 to June 2001, when he joined the Cardiovascular Division at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. 

He specializes in complex coronary, structural and valvular heart interventions. 

Dr. Gimelli is Director of the Interventional Cardiology Section, of the Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and of the UW Transcatheter Valve Replacement Program. 

He currently conducts cardiovascular clinical trials for catheter-delivered therapies in structural and valvular heart disease. 




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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Cardiovascular Disease
Interventional Cardiology
Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Internship Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy

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PubMed Articles
Ujihira K Kohmoto T Gimelli G Raval A Jacobson K Wolff M Osaki S The impact of increased pulmonary arterial pressure on outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv . 2020 Dec;96(7):E723-E734
[PubMed ID: 32243048]
Saito Y Lewis EE Raval A Gimelli G Jacobson K Osaki S Prognosis of paradoxical low-flow low-gradient aortic stenosis after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) . 2020 Nov 21;
[PubMed ID: 33229861]
Agarwal G Vats HS Raval AN Yevzlin AS Chan MR Gimelli G Chronic total occlusion and successful drug-eluting stent placement in Takayasu arteritis-induced renal artery stenosis. Clin Med Res . 2013 Dec;11(4):233-6
[PubMed ID: 23656802]
Yevzlin AS Gimelli G Diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial disease in CKD patients. Semin Dial . 2013 Mar-Apr;26(2):240-51
[PubMed ID: 23067047]
Gharacholou SM Larson BJ Zuver CC Wubben RJ Gimelli G Raval AN Pre PCI hospital antithrombotic therapy for ST elevation myocardial infarction: striving for consensus. J Thromb Thrombolysis . 2012 Jul;34(1):20-30
[PubMed ID: 22562147]
Yevzlin AS Schoenkerman AB Gimelli G Asif A Arterial interventions in arteriovenous access and chronic kidney disease: a role for interventional nephrologists. Semin Dial . 2009 Sep-Oct;22(5):545-56
[PubMed ID: 19747174]
Schoenkerman AB Gimelli G Yevzlin AS An interesting case: retrograde blood flow from a LIMA sustaining hemodialysis via an AVF. Semin Dial . 2009 Sep-Oct;22(5):566-8
[PubMed ID: 19747173]
Yevzlin AS Chan MR Gimelli G Maya ID How I do it: endovascular stent deployment using a novel technique that obviates the need for introducer-sheath upsizing. Semin Dial . 2009 Sep-Oct;22(5):584-7
[PubMed ID: 18764801]
Gimelli G Wolff MR Hemodynamically supported percutaneous coronary revascularization improves left ventricular function in patients with ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy at very high risk for surgery: a single-center experience. J Invasive Cardiol . 2008 Dec;20(12):642-6
[PubMed ID: 19057027]
Atwater BD Nee LM Gimelli G Long-term survival using intra-aortic balloon pump and percutaneous right ventricular assist device for biventricular mechanical support of cardiogenic shock. J Invasive Cardiol . 2008 Jul;20(7):E205-7
[PubMed ID: 18599903]
Yevzlin AS Guttormsen B Chan MR Gimelli G How I do it: directional atherectomy for in-stent restenosis of a PTFE arteriovenous graft. Semin Dial . 2008 May-Jun;21(3):266-8
[PubMed ID: 18248520]
Hokanson JS Gimelli G Bass JL Percutaneous closure of a large PDA in a 35-year-old man with elevated pulmonary vascular resistance. Congenit Heart Dis . 2008 Mar-Apr;3(2):149-54
[PubMed ID: 18380767]
Yevzlin AS Chan M Gimelli G How I do it: preferential use of the right external jugular vein for tunneled catheter placement. Semin Dial . 2008 Mar-Apr;21(2):183-5
[PubMed ID: 18248523]
Wyman RA Gimelli G McBride PE Korcarz CE Stein JH Does detection of carotid plaque affect physician behavior or motivate patients? Am Heart J . 2007 Dec;154(6):1072-7
[PubMed ID: 18035077]
Nee LM Guttormsen B Gimelli G Delayed complete heart block secondary to jailed first septal perforator. J Invasive Cardiol . 2007 Nov;19(11):E338-9
[PubMed ID: 17986733]
Lee JH Biring TS Gimelli G Treatment of an Angio-Seal-related vascular complication using the SilverHawk plaque excision system: a case report. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv . 2007 Jan;69(1):141-5
[PubMed ID: 17139652]
Gimelli G Tefera G Turnipseed WD Vertebral artery embolic protection via ipsilateral brachial approach during left subclavian artery angioplasty and stenting--a case report. Vasc Endovascular Surg . 2006 May-Jun;40(3):235-8
[PubMed ID: 16703212]
Dieter RS Patel AK Yandow D Pacanowski JP Jr Bhattacharya A Gimelli G Kosolcharoen P Russell D Conservative vs. invasive treatment of aortocoronary saphenous vein graft aneurysms: Treatment algorithm based upon a large series. Cardiovasc Surg . 2003 Dec;11(6):507-13
[PubMed ID: 14627974]