Paul D. DiMusto, MD

Associate Professor

  • Division of Vascular Surgery
  • Program Director for the Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency and Fellowship Programs
(608) 265-4420

600 Highland Ave
MC 3236
Madison, WI 53792-0001


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

Clinical Specialties

Dr. DiMusto is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He specializes in adult aortic disease with expertise in the treatment of aortic aneurysms and dissection, including thoraco-abdominal, supra-renal, juxta-renal and infra-renal aneurysms using both open and endovascular techniques. Dr. DiMusto is very involved in the educational programs of the department. He is the associate program director for the integrated vascular surgery residency and the vascular surgery fellowship. He is also the Surgical Director of Simulation for the department.

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

  • Outcomes of a single-center experience in eliminating routine postoperative duplex ultrasound screening after endovenous ablation.
    Woodhouse E, DiMusto P
    J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2023 May; 11(3): 642-647
    [PubMed ID: 36935080]

  • Evaluation of a standardized protocol for medical management of uncomplicated acute type B aortic dissection.
    Aziz A, O'Donnell H, Harris DG, Jung HS, DiMusto P
    J Vasc Surg 2022 Sep; 76(3): 639-644.e2
    [PubMed ID: 35550395]

  • Multimodal Cardiopulmonary Bypass Skills Assessment Within a High-Fidelity Simulation Environment.
    Hermsen JL, Mohamadipanah H, Yang S, Wise B, Fiedler A, DiMusto P, Pugh C
    Ann Thorac Surg 2021 Aug; 112(2): 652-660
    [PubMed ID: 32971063]

  • Association Between Body Mass Index and Perioperative Mortality After Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
    Liang TW, Wang SK, Dimusto PD, McAninch CM, Acher CW, Timsina LR, Dalsing MC, Motaganahalli RL
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 2020 Oct; 54(7): 573-578
    [PubMed ID: 32643559]

  • Regarding "Long-term survival after endovascular and open repair in patients with anatomy outside instructions for use criteria for endovascular repair".
    Khoury MK, Matsumura JS, DiMusto PD
    J Vasc Surg 2020 Jun; 71(6): 2187
    [PubMed ID: 32446526]

All Publications on PubMed