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Joseph Giglia, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery; 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
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

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

Angle J.; Baldwin Z.; Bornak A.; Caputo F.; Desai N.; Dwivedi A.; Giglia J.; Khoynezhad A.; Lal B.; Mantese V.; Moursi M.; Rajani R.; Slaiby J.; Starnes B.; Timaran C.; Wilderman M.; Woo K.; Yeh C. 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

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

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

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

Bendick P.; Bove P.; Brown O.; Giglia J.; Hans S.; Kitzmiller J.; Long G.; Rimar S.; Shanley C.; Zarins C.; Zelenock G. 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

Abbott G.T.; Ashley S.; Ashour M.Y.; Beard J.D.; Becquemin J.P.; Bell P.R.F.; Blair P.H.B.; Blankensteijn J.D.; Bradbury A.W.; Braithwaite B.; Brown L.C.; Buxton M.J.; Byrne D.; Campbell W.B.; Chalmers N.C.; Clason A.E.; Coles E.C.; Collins M.A.; Davies J.N.; Dean M.R.E.; Downes M.; Doyle T.; Edwards P.R.; Edwards R.; Ellis P.K.; Epstein D.; Ettles D.F.; Fishwick N.G.; Fox A.D.; Gaines P.A.; Garnham A.; Gibbs S.J.; Gough M.J.; Gould D.A.; Greenhalgh R.M.; Halliday A.; Hamilton G.; Hannon R.J.; Hardman J.; Harris P.L.; Henderson M.J.; Higman D.J.; Horrocks M.; Johnston L.; Kessell D.O.; Lavelle J.M.; Lederle F.A.; Leen G.L.S.; Leiberman D.P.; Lilford R.J.; Matson M.; McCarter D.H.; McPherson S.; Mitchell A.W.; Naylor R.; Orme R.; Parvin S.D.; Platts A.; Poole-Wilson P.A.; Powell J.T.; Reidy J.F.; Robottom C.; Rose J.D.G.; Ruckley C.V.; Russell I.T.; Ruttley M.S.T.; Sayers R.; Scott D.J.A.; Sculpher M.J.; Shandall A.; Shepherd D.F.C.; Sobeh M.; Sullivan B.A.; Sweeting M.J.; Taylor P.R.; Thompson S.G.; Travis S.; Uberoi R.; Ulug P.; Vohra A.; Walker M.G.; Walker S.R.; Whitaker S.C.; Wilkinson A.R.; Wilson N.V.; Wyatt M.G.; Yusef W. 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

Dwivedi A.; Giglia J.; Starnes B.W.; 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, ,

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

Edwards J.; Fry D.; Giglia J.; Hurst J.; Papaconstantinou H. 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