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Joseph Giglia, MD

Interim Director, Division of Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interest

Critical Care Surgery
Vascular Surgery


Surgery-Critical Care

  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Notre Dame
  • Master's Degree: State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Medical Degree: State University of New York at Buffalo
  • General Surgery Residency: University of Michigan
  • Vascular Surgery Research Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
  • Vascular Surgery Clinical Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Surgery (General Vascular Surgery) 05/25/1999
  • American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care) 10/19/2001
  • American Board of Surgery 09/16/1997
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • Room 2563
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-5367
  • Email
  • UC Institute Member Seal

Peer Reviewed Publications

Bath, Jonathan; Rahimi, Maham; Leite, Jose O; Pierre-Louis, Willythssa; Giglia, Joseph S 2020. Laparoscopic aortobifemoral bypass in a USA academic center. The Journal of cardiovascular surgery, 61 3, 332-339

Farber, Mark A; Giglia, Joseph S; Starnes, Benjamin W; Stevens, Scott L; Holleman, Jeremiah; Chaer, Rabih; Matsumura, Jon S 2013. Evaluation of the redesigned conformable GORE TAG thoracic endoprosthesis for traumatic aortic transection. Journal of vascular surgery, 58 3, 651-8

Stickley, Shaun M; Giglia, Joseph S 2013. Novel use of a gastrointestinal stapler for diaphragm division during thoracoabdominal aortic exposure. Annals of vascular surgery, 27 5, 689-91

McClaine, Rebecca J; Giglia, Joseph S; Ahmad, Syed A; McCoy, Stephanie J; Sussman, Jeffrey J 2012. Quality of life outcomes after isolated limb infusion. Annals of surgical oncology, 19 5, 1373-8

Reed, Amy B; Crafton, Chip; Giglia, Joseph S; Hutto, John D 2009. Back to basics: use of fresh cadavers in vascular surgery training. Surgery, 146 4, 757-62; discussion 7

Giglia, Joseph S 2007. Surgical knots. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 205 3, 523; author reply 52

Reed, Amy B; Thompson, J Keith; Crafton, Charles J; Delvecchio, Cindy; Giglia, Joseph S 2006. Timing of endovascular repair of blunt traumatic thoracic aortic transections. Journal of vascular surgery, 43 4, 684-8

Thompson, J Keith; Reed, Amy B; Crafton, Charles J; Edwards, John D; Giglia, Joseph S 2006. Endovascular fenestration for relief of chronic mesenteric ischemia from chronic type B aortic dissection. Annals of vascular surgery, 20 4, 518-20

Thompson, J Keith; Reed, Amy B; Giglia, Joseph S 2006. Novel endovascular treatment of blunt thoracic aortic trauma with a self-expanding stent lined with aortic extender cuffs. Annals of vascular surgery, 20 2, 271-3

Thompson, J Keith; Strunk, Rhonda S; Giglia, Joseph S 2006. Bilateral obturator bypass for combined aortic and femorofemoral graft infection. Journal of vascular surgery, 44 4, 888

Giglia, Joseph S; Thompson, J Keith 2004. Repair of a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm in the presence of a left-sided inferior vena cava. Journal of vascular surgery, 40 1, 161-3

Giglia, Joseph S 2003. Technique to decrease lower extremity and pelvic ischemia during thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of vascular surgery, 38 2, 401-2

Giglia, Joseph S; Ollerenshaw, Jeremy D; Dawson, Patti E; Black, Kirby S; Abbott, William M 2002. Cryopreservation prevents arterial allograft dilation. Annals of vascular surgery, 16 6, 762-7

Cambria, R P; Davison, J K; Giglia, J S; Gertler, J P 1998. Mesenteric shunting decreases visceral ischemia during thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair. Journal of vascular surgery, 27 4, 745-9

Cambria, R P; Giglia, J S 1998. Prevention of spinal cord ischaemic complications after thoracoabdominal aortic surgery. European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery, 15 2, 96-109

Giglia, J S; Zelenock, G B; D'Alecy, L G 1996. Infrarenal aortic clamp hypertension is exacerbated by baroreceptor blockade. The Journal of surgical research, 64 2, 112-5

Zwemer, C F; Giglia, J S; Zelenock, G B; D'Alecy, L G 1996. Systemic pressor response during hindlimb ischemia is inversely related to femoral artery pressure and fractional inspired oxygen. Surgery, 120 5, 838-44

Giglia, J S; Zelenock, G B; D'Alecy, L 1994. Prevention of paraplegia during thoracic aortic cross-clamping: importance of patent internal mammary arteries. Journal of vascular surgery, 19 6, 1044-51

Giglia, J S; Ovak, G M; Yoshida, M A; Twist, C J; Jeffery, A R; Pauly, J L 1985. Isolation of mouse T-cell lymphoma lines from different long-term interleukin 2-dependent cultures. Cancer research, 45 10, 5027-34

Lederle F.A.;Stroupe K.T.;Kyriakides T.C.;Ge L.;Freischlag J.A.;Ketteler E.R.;Kingsley D.D.;Marek J.M.;Massen R.J.;Matteson B.D.;David Pitcher J.;Langsfeld M.;Corson J.D.;Goff J.M.;Kasirajan K.;Paap C.;Robertson D.C.;Salam A.;Veeraswamy R.;Milner R.;Kasirajan K.;Guidot J.;Lal B.K.;Busuttil S.J.;Lilly M.P.;Braganza M.;Ellis K.;Patterson M.A.;Jordan W.D.;Whitley D.;Taylor S.;Passman M.;Kerns D.;Inman C.;Poirier J.;Ebaugh J.;Raffetto J.;Chew D.;Lathi S.;Owens C.;Hickson K.;Dosluoglu H.H.;Eschberger K.;Kibbe M.R.;Baraniewski H.M.;Matsumura J.;Endo M.;Busman A.;Meadows W.;Evans M.;Giglia J.S.;El Sayed H.;Reed A.B.;Ruf M.;Ross S.;Jean-Claude J.M.;Pinault G.;Kang P.;White N.;Eiseman M.;Jones R.;Timaran C.H.;Gregory Modrall J.;Burress Welborn M.;Lopez J.;Nguyen T.;Chacko J.K.Y.;Granke K.;Vouyouka A.G.;Olgren E.;Chand P.;Allende B.;Ranella M.;Yales C.;Whitehill T.A.;Krupski W.C.;Nehler M.R.;Johnson S.P.;Jones D.N.;Strecker P.;Bhola M.A.;Shortell C.K.;Gray J.L.;Lawson J.H.;McCann R.;Sebastian M.W.;Tetterton J.K.;Blackwell C.;Prinzo P.A.;Lee N.;Padberg F.T.;Cerveira J.J.;Zickler R.W.;Hauck K.A.;Berceli S.A.;Anthony Lee W.;Keith Ozaki C.;Nelson P.R.;Irwin A.S.;Baum R. 12-01-2016. Long-term cost-effectiveness in the veterans affairs open vs endovascular repair study of aortic abd JAMA Surgery, 151 12, 1139-1144

Giglia J.S.;Yeh C.;Dwivedi A.;Starnes B.;Woo K.;Angle J.F.;Bornak A.;Caputo F.;Slaiby J.;Timaran C.;Lal B.K.;Mantese V.;Rajani R.;Wilderman M.J.;Baldwin Z.;Desai N.;Khoynezhad A.;Moursi M. 12-01-2015. Endovascular repair for blunt thoracic aortic injury using the Zenith Alpha low-profile device Journal of Vascular Surgery, 62 6, 1495-1503.e1

Bath J.;Rahimi M.;Long B.;Avgerinos E.;Giglia J. 07-01-2017. Clinical outcomes of obturator canal bypass Journal of Vascular Surgery, 66 1, 160-166

Bath J.;Leite J.O.;Rahimi M.;Giglia J.;Jain A.;Shelton K.;Meier G.H. 05-01-2018. Contemporary outcomes for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms using endovascular balloon control for Journal of Vascular Surgery, 67 5, 1389-1396

Huber N.;Giglia J.;Starnes S.;Tsuei B. 05-01-2009. Concomitant blunt aortic and thoracic duct injury Injury Extra, 40 5, 81-83

Bove P.;Long G.;Shanley C.;Brown O.;Rimar S.;Hans S.;Kitzmiller J.;Bendick P.;Zelenock G.;Giglia J.;Zarins C. 05-01-2003. Transrenal fixation of endovascular stent-grafts for infrarenal aortic aneurysm repair: Mid-term res Journal of Vascular Surgery, 37 5, 938-942

Powell J.T.;Sweeting M.J.;Ulug P.;Blankensteijn J.D.;Lederle F.A.;Becquemin J.P.;Greenhalgh R.M.;Greenhalgh R.M.;Beard J.D.;Buxton M.J.;Brown L.C.;Harris P.L.;Powell J.T.;Rose J.D.G.;Russell I.T.;Sculpher M.J.;Thompson S.G.;Lilford R.J.;Bell P.R.F.;Greenhalgh R.M.;Whitaker S.C.;Poole-Wilson P.A.;Ruckley C.V.;Campbell W.B.;Dean M.R.E.;Ruttley M.S.T.;Coles E.C.;Powell J.T.;Halliday A.;Gibbs S.J.;Brown L.C.;Epstein D.;Sculpher M.J.;Thompson S.G.;Hannon R.J.;Johnston L.;Bradbury A.W.;Henderson M.J.;Parvin S.D.;Shepherd D.F.C.;Greenhalgh R.M.;Mitchell A.W.;Edwards P.R.;Abbott G.T.;Higman D.J.;Vohra A.;Ashley S.;Robottom C.;Wyatt M.G.;Rose J.D.G.;Byrne D.;Edwards R.;Leiberman D.P.;McCarter D.H.;Taylor P.R.;Reidy J.F.;Wilkinson A.R.;Ettles D.F.;Clason A.E.;Leen G.L.S.;Wilson N.V.;Downes M.;Walker S.R.;Lavelle J.M.;Gough M.J.;McPherson S.;Scott D.J.A.;Kessell D.O.;Naylor R.;Sayers R.;Fishwick N.G.;Harris P.L.;Gould D.A.;Walker M.G.;Chalmers N.C.;Garnham A.;Collins M.A.;Gaines P.A.;Ashour M.Y.;Uberoi R.;Braithwaite B.;Whitaker S.C.;Davies J.N.;Travis S.;Hamilton G.;Platts A.;Shandall A.;Sullivan B.A.;Sobeh M.;Matson M.;Fox A.D.;Orme R.;Yusef W.;Doyle T.;Horrocks M.;Hardman J.;Blair P.H.B.;Ellis P.K.;Morris G.;Odurny A. 02-01-2017. Meta-analysis of individual-patient data from EVAR-1, DREAM, OVER and ACE trials comparing outcomes British Journal of Surgery, 104 3, 166-178

Starnes B.W.;Dwivedi A.;Giglia J.;Woo K.;Yeh C. 01-01-2020. Updated outcomes from the TRANSFIX study to evaluate endovascular repair of blunt thoracic aortic in Journal of Vascular Surgery, ,

Phang D.;Smeds M.R.;Abate M.;Ali A.;Long B.;Rahimi M.;Giglia J.;Bath J. 01-01-2019. Revascularization with Obturator or Hemi-neoaortoiliac System for Partial Aortic Graft Infections Annals of Vascular Surgery, 54 , 166-175

Papaconstantinou H.;Fry D.;Giglia J.;Hurst J.;Edwards J. 01-01-2004. Endovascular repair of a blunt traumatic axillary artery injury presenting with limb-threatening isc Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, 57 1, 180-183

Reed, Amy B; Delvecchio, Cindy; Giglia, Joseph S . Major lower extremity amputation after multiple revascularizations: was it worth it? Annals of vascular surgery, 22 3, 335-40