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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.


Cosmetic Surgery (Transformations)

Vascular Surgery

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair


Angioplasty With Stent Placement

Aortic Aneursym

Carotid Artery Stenting

Limb Preservation

Limb Salvage Surgery

Open Thoracic Aortic Aneursym Repair

Peripheral Bypass Surgery

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Venous Disease


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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

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Liang TW Wang SK Dimusto PD McAninch CM Acher CW Timsina LR Dalsing MC Motaganahalli RL Association Between Body Mass Index and Perioperative Mortality After Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Vasc Endovascular Surg . 2020 Jul 9;:1538574420939356
[PubMed ID: 32643559]
Khoury MK Matsumura JS DiMusto PD Regarding "Long-term survival after endovascular and open repair in patients with anatomy outside instructions for use criteria for endovascular repair". J Vasc Surg . 2020 Jun;71(6):2187
[PubMed ID: 32446526]
Harris DG Olson SL Panthofer AM Matsumura JS DiMusto PD A Frailty-Based Risk Score Predicts Morbidity and Mortality After Elective Endovascular Repair of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms. Ann Vasc Surg . 2019 Nov 6;
[PubMed ID: 31705983]
Chen H Reddy RM Palmer SW Coleman DM Hoch JR DiMusto PD Rectenwald JE Attrition rates in integrated vascular and cardiothoracic surgery residency and fellowship programs. J Vasc Surg . 2019 Jan;69(1):236-241
[PubMed ID: 30455051]
Tang PC DiMusto PD De Oliveira NC Rademacher BL Philip JL Akhter SA Acher CW Natural history of the proximal aorta in patients with descending thoracic aortic disease. J Vasc Surg . 2018 Jun;67(6):1659-1663
[PubMed ID: 29276106]
Philip JL De Oliveira NC Akhter SA Rademacher BL Goodavish CB DiMusto PD Tang PC Cluster analysis of acute ascending aortic dissection provides novel insight into mechanisms of distal progression. J Thorac Dis . 2017 Sep;9(9):2966-2973
[PubMed ID: 29221269]
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]