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Paul D. DiMusto, MD

Contact Dr. Dimusto

E-mail:
dimusto@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 265-4420

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVE
MC 3236
MADISON, WI 53792-0001

Paul D. DiMusto, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Vascular Surgery

Education

  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2013
  • Fellowship in Vascular Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2015

Clinical Specialties

Dr. DiMusto is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He 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.

Dr. Dimusto provides a wide range of services including Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair - Endovascular, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair - Open, Amputation, Angioplasty With Stent Placement, Carotid Endartecotomy, Carotid Stenting, Extended Efforts in Limb Salvage, Peripheral Artery Bypass, Thoracic Aortic Aneursym - Endovascular, and Thoracic Aortic Aneursym - Open.

Research Interests

Dr. DiMusto’s current research activities focus on outcomes related to aortic aneurysm and dissection care and comparing open and endovascular techniques.

Recent Publications
  • Hands-on Training in the Operating Room as a Method of Continuing Education for Surgeons in Practice.
    DiMusto PD, Chen H, Kent KC
    JAMA Surg 2016 Sep 1; 151(9):869-70.
    [PubMed ID: 27462836]
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  • Isolated celiac artery dissection.
    DiMusto PD, Oberdoerster MM, Criado E
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2015 Apr; 61(4):972-6.
    [PubMed ID: 25601505]
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  • Phosphorylation of AKT and abdominal aortic aneurysm formation.
    Ghosh A, Lu G, Su G, McEvoy B, Sadiq O, DiMusto PD, Laser A, Futchko JS, Henke PK, Eliason JL, Upchurch GR
    Am. J. Pathol. 2014 Jan; 184(1):148-58.
    [PubMed ID: 24332015, PMC ID: 3873487]
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  • Increased estrogen receptor alpha in experimental aortic aneurysms in females compared with males.
    Laser A, Ghosh A, Roelofs K, Sadiq O, McEvoy B, DiMusto P, Eliason J, Upchurch GR
    J. Surg. Res. 2014 Jan; 186(1):467-74.
    [PubMed ID: 23993200, PMC ID: 3858525]
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  • The role of extracellular signal-related kinase during abdominal aortic aneurysm formation.
    Ghosh A, DiMusto PD, Ehrlichman LK, Sadiq O, McEvoy B, Futchko JS, Henke PK, Eliason JL, Upchurch GR
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2012 Nov; 215(5):668-680.e1.
    [PubMed ID: 22917644, PMC ID: 3586428]
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  • Development of a novel murine model of aortic aneurysms using peri-adventitial elastase.
    Bhamidipati CM, Mehta GS, Lu G, Moehle CW, Barbery C, DiMusto PD, Laser A, Kron IL, Upchurch GR, Ailawadi G
    Surgery 2012 Aug; 152(2):238-46.
    [PubMed ID: 22828146, PMC ID: 3601193]
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  • Differential gender- and species-specific formation of aneurysms using a novel method of inducing abdominal aortic aneurysms.
    Laser A, Lu G, Ghosh A, Roelofs K, McEvoy B, DiMusto P, Bhamidipati CM, Su G, Zhao Y, Lau CL, Ailawadi G, Eliason JL, Henke PK, Upchurch GR
    J. Surg. Res. 2012 Dec; 178(2):1038-45.
    [PubMed ID: 22651981, PMC ID: 3442138]
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  • Increased PAI-1 in females compared with males is protective for abdominal aortic aneurysm formation in a rodent model.
    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
    Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol. 2012 Apr 1; 302(7):H1378-86.
    [PubMed ID: 22307671, PMC ID: 3330791]
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  • Increased JNK in males compared with females in a rodent model of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
    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
    J. Surg. Res. 2012 Aug; 176(2):687-95.
    [PubMed ID: 22316675, PMC ID: 3356793]
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  • Endovascular management of type B aortic dissections.
    DiMusto PD, Williams DM, Patel HJ, Trimarchi S, Eliason JL, Upchurch GR
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2010 Oct; 52(4 Suppl):26S-36S.
    [PubMed ID: 20732786]
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