Giorgio Gimelli, MD, FACC

  • Cardiovascular Medicine


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.

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Italian
University affiliation

Education & credentials

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

Areas of expertise

  • Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Arm Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Atrioventricular Canal Defect
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
  • Heart attack
  • Heart valve disorders
  • Hemodynamic Assessment
  • Hole in the Heart
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Leg Stenting
  • MitraClip therapy
  • Mitral Valvuloplasty
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Device
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Peripheral Stenting
  • Pulmonary Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Valvuloplasty
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valvuloplasty