Giorgio Gimelli

  • 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
  • Department of Medicine

Practice locations

  • University Hospital - Interventional Cardiology
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-1530
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  • University Hospital - Heart Valve Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-1530
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  • Research Park Clinic - Interventional Cardiology
    • 621 Science Dr. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-1530
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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


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