Paul D. DiMusto, MD

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Vascular Surgery
(608) 265-4420

600 Highland Ave
MC 3236
Madison, WI 53792-0001


  • 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 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

  • 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 08; 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 06; 71(6): 2187
    [PubMed ID: 32446526]

  • A Frailty-Based Risk Score Predicts Morbidity and Mortality After Elective Endovascular Repair of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms.
    Harris DG, Olson SL, Panthofer AM, Matsumura JS, DiMusto PD
    Ann Vasc Surg 2020 Aug; 67: 90-99
    [PubMed ID: 31705983]

  • Attrition rates in integrated vascular and cardiothoracic surgery residency and fellowship programs.
    Chen H, Reddy RM, Palmer SW, Coleman DM, Hoch JR, DiMusto PD, Rectenwald JE
    J Vasc Surg 2019 01; 69(1): 236-241
    [PubMed ID: 30455051]

All Publications on PubMed