Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)
Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)
Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 - 2017
Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 2011
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Heart & Vascular Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Suite 2A
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
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Mehaffey JH, Hawkins RB, Charles EJ, Thibault D, Williams ML, Brennan M, Thourani VH, Badhwar V, Ailawadi G: Distressed communities are associated with worse outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery : 2019 (Epub).
Bhardwaj A, Miano T, Geller B, Milewski RC, Williams M, Bermudez C, Vallabhajosyula P, Patel P, Mackay E, Vernick W, Lane-Fall M, Raiten J, McDonald M, Haddle J, Gutsche J: Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for patients with return of spontaneous circulation after cardiac arrest owing to acute respiratory distress syndrome Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 33 (8): 2216-2220,2019.
McCarthy FH, Zhang L, Tam V, Chen J, Brown C, Patrick WL, Clark Hargrove W, Szeto WY, Desai ND, Wiebe DJ, Groeneveld PW, Williams ML: Geographically derived socioeconomic factors to improve risk prediction in patients having aortic valve replacement American Journal of Cardiology 123 (1): 116-122,2019.
Cox ML, Gulack BC, Thibault DP, He X, Williams ML, Thourani VH, Jacobs JP, Brennan JM, Daneshmand MA, Acharya D: Outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with myocardial infarction, cardiogenic shock and unresponsive neurological state: analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 54 (4): 710-716,2018.
Gutsche JT, Miano TA, Vernick W, Raiten J, Bermudez C, Vallabjoysula P, Milewski K, Szeto W, Fall ML, Williams ML, Patel P, Mikkelsen ME, Chiu C, Ramakrishna H, Canon J, Augoustides JG: Does a mobile ECLS program reduce mortality for patients transported for ECLS therapy for severe acute respiratory failure? Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 32 (3): 1137-1141,2018.
McCarthy FH, Vemulapalli S, Li Z, Thourani V, Matsouaka RA, Desai ND, Kirtane A, Anwaruddin S, Williams ML, Giri J, Vallabhajosyula P, Li RH, Herrmann HC, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY: Association of tricuspid regurgitation with transcatheter aortic valve replacement outcomes: A report from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry Annals of Thoracic Surgery 105 (4): 1121-1128,2018.
Lee TC, Kon Z, Cheema FH, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Englum B, Kim S, Chaudhuri PS, Thourani VH, Ailawadi G, Hughes GC, Williams ML, Brennan JM, Svensson L, Gammie JS: Contemporary management and outcomes of acute type A aortic dissection: An analysis of the STS adult cardiac surgery database Journal of Cardiac Surgery 33 (1): 7-18,2018.
Sultan I, Habertheuer A, Wallen T, Siki M, Szeto W, Bavaria JE, Williams M, Vallabhajosyula P: The role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenator therapy in the setting of Type A aortic dissection Journal of Cardiac Surgery 32 (12): 822-825,2017.
Gaffey AC, Chen CW, Chung JJ, Phillips E, Wald J, Williams ML, Low DW, Acker MA, Atluri P: Improved approach with subcostal exchange of the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device: Difference in on and off pump? Annals of Thoracic Surgery 104 (5): 1540-1546,2017.
Kilic A, Arnaoutakis GJ, Bavaria JE, Sultan I, Desai ND, Vallabhajosyula P, Williams ML, Milewski RK, Szeto WY: Outcomes of elective aortic hemiarch reconstruction for aneurysmal disease in the elderly Annals of Thoracic Surgery 104 (5): 1522-1530,2017.
Division of Cardiovascular SurgeryPenn Presbyterian Medical Center51 North 39th Street, Suite 2A, Heart & Vascular Pavilion
Phone: (215) 662-9595
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366