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Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, FACS

 

 

Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, FACS

 

 

Director of Aortic and Endovascular Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine

Telephone: 215-707-3601

Email: Grayson.Wheatley@tuhs.temple.edu

 

 

Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery

 

Educational Background:

 

Medical degree, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 1994

 

Residency, General Surgery, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 2001

 

Residency, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2004

 

Fellowship, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Arizona Heart Institute and Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

 

Fellowship, National Institutes of Health-sponsored Basic Science Research, Duke University, Durham, NC

 

 

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clinical Interests:

 
  • Aortic and endovascular surgery
  • Transcatheter valve replacement
  • Minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery

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Research Interests:

 

  • Research on innovative aortic therapies and endovascular technologies
  • Quality and safety in endovascular interventions

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PUBMED PUBLICATIONS :


Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

23391078. Wheatley GH 3rd, Commentary: saving our patients' necks. J Endovasc Ther 20:1(26-7)2013 Feb

23272827. Wheatley GH 3rd, Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 95:1(40)2013 Jan

23210866. Wheatley GH 3rd, In situ fenestration of the internal iliac artery as a bailout technique associated with endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm: long-term follow-up. J Endovasc Ther 19:6(716-20)2012 Dec

22424517. Wheatley GH 3rd, Use of transcatheter valve should not be rationed. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:4(774-5)2012 Apr

21679075. Wheatley GH, Commentary: Marching closer toward a convergence of technologies for thoracic aortic endografting and percutaneous heart valve therapies. J Endovasc Ther 18:3(357-8)2011 Jun

21375828. Wheatley GH 3rd, Emerging role of surgical sealants in aortic surgery. Am Surg 77:3(E47-9)2011 Mar

21256294. Wheatley GH 3rd, Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 91:2(471)2011 Feb

20971236. Wheatley GH 3rd, Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 90:5(1443)2010 Nov

20667392. Koullias GJ, Wheatley GH 3rd, State-of-the-art of hybrid procedures for the aortic arch: a meta-analysis. Ann Thorac Surg 90:2(689-97)2010 Aug

20304663. Wheatley GH 3rd, Koullias GJ, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Ramaiah VG, Diethrich EB, Is endovascular repair the new gold standard for primary adult coarctation? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:3(305-10)2010 Sep

20026530. Preventza O, Wheatley GH 3rd, Williams J, Ramaiah V, Rodriguez-Lopez J, Diethrich EB, Identifying paraplegia risk associated with thoracic endografting. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 17:6(568-72)2009 Dec

19995114. Wheatley GH, Stent-graft repair of aortobronchial fistula: who are we kidding? J Endovasc Ther 16:6(733-4)2009 Dec

19699878. Kleisli T, Wheatley GH 3rd, Closure of a penetrating ulcer of the descending aorta using an Amplatzer occluder. Ann Thorac Surg 88:3(e18-9)2009 Sep

19161790. Wheatley GH 3rd, Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 87:2(607)2009 Feb

19026802. Peterson MD, Wheatley GH 3rd, Kpodonu J, Williams JP, Ramaiah VG, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Diethrich EB, Treatment of type II endoleaks associated with left subclavian artery coverage during thoracic aortic stent grafting. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:5(1193-9)2008 Nov

19017001. Kpodonu J, Wheatley GH 3rd, Diethrich EB, Endovascular reconstruction of a new aortoiliac bifurcation to manage a ruptured thoracoabdominal pseudoaneurysm in a Marfan patient. J Card Surg 23:6(725-6)2008 Nov-Dec

18635370. Kpodonu J, Preventza O, Ramaiah VG, Shennib H, Wheatley GH 3rd, Rodriquez-Lopez JA, Williams J, Diethrich EB, Endovascular repair of the thoracic aorta in octogenarians. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:3(630-4; discussion 634)2008 Sep

18486425. Preventza O, Wheatley GH 3rd, Ramaiah VG, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Williams J, Olsen D, Diethrich EB, Management of endoleaks associated with endovascular treatment of descending thoracic aortic diseases. J Vasc Surg 48:1(69-73)2008 Jul

22436856. Preventza O, Wheatley GH 3rd, Williams J, Chaugle H, Hughes K, Ramaiah V, Rodriguez-Lopez J, Olsen D, Diethrich EB, Can the Left Subclavian Artery be Safely Covered During Endovascular Repair of the Descending Thoracic Aorta? Innovations (Phila) 3:3(147-50)2008 May

18424065. Kpodonu J, Preventza O, Ramaiah VG, Shennib H, Wheatley GH 3rd, Rodriquez-Lopez J, Williams J, Diethrich EB, Retrograde type A dissection after endovascular stenting of the descending thoracic aorta. Is the risk real? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:6(1014-8)2008 Jun

18355561. Kpodonu J, Ramaiah VG, Wheatley GH 3rd, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Diethrich EB, Customized endoluminal graft to treat a suspected saccular thoracoabdominal mycotic aneurysm. Ann Thorac Surg 85:4(1463-5)2008 Apr

18353605. Makaroun MS, Dillavou ED, Wheatley GH, Cambria RP, Five-year results of endovascular treatment with the Gore TAG device compared with open repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg 47:5(912-8)2008 May

18291222. Kpodonu J, Wheatley GH 3rd, Williams JP, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Ramaiah VG, Diethrich EB, A novel approach for the endovascular repair of the small thoracic aorta: customizing off-the-shelf endoluminal grafts to treat a post-coarctation pseudoaneurysm. Ann Thorac Surg 85:3(1115-7)2008 Mar

18274440. Johnston J, Wheatley GH 3rd, El Sayed HF, Marsh WB, Ellison EC, Bloomston M, Gastric duplication cysts expressing carcinoembryonic antigen mimicking cystic pancreatic neoplasms in two adults. Am Surg 74:1(91-4)2008 Jan

18222299. Kpodonu J, Shennib H, Wheatley GH 3rd, Ramaiah VG, Diethrich EB, A novel technique of deployment of a thoracic endograft in the hybrid treatment of a patient with thoracoabdominal aneurysm. Ann Thorac Surg 85:2(666-8)2008 Feb

18083364. Svensson LG, Kouchoukos NT, Miller DC, Bavaria JE, Coselli JS, Curi MA, Eggebrecht H, Elefteriades JA, Erbel R, Gleason TG, Lytle BW, Mitchell RS, Nienaber CA, Roselli EE, Safi HJ, Shemin RJ, Sicard GA, Sundt TM 3rd, Szeto WY, Wheatley GH 3rd, Expert consensus document on the treatment of descending thoracic aortic disease using endovascular stent-grafts. Ann Thorac Surg 85:1 Suppl(S1-41)2008 Jan

18154851. Kpodonu J, Wheatley GH 3rd, Ramaiah VG, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Strumpf RK, Diethrich EB, Endovascular repair of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm with a septal occluder device: mid-term follow-up. Ann Thorac Surg 85:1(349-51)2008 Jan

18039227. Wheatley GH 3rd, Opie SR, Maas D, Sutherland J, Diethrich EB, Atrial septal occluder device surveillance using 64 multi-slice computed tomography. J Card Surg 22:6(537; discussion 538)2007 Nov-Dec

17804432. Kpodonu J, Wheatley GH 3rd, Ramaiah VG, Diethrich EB, Endovascular management of a thoracic aortic disruption following failure of deployment of a parachute. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:6(823-4)2007 Dec

17803587. Preventza O, Wheatley GH 3rd, Williams J, Ramaiah VG, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Diethrich EB, Novel endovascular repair of the small thoracic aorta: customizing off-the-shelf endoluminal grafts. J Card Surg 22:5(434-5)2007 Sep-Oct

17670554. Wheatley GH, Diethrich EB, How to retrain the cardiothoracic surgeon. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 5:3(236-7)2006 Jun

17467441. Wheatley GH 3rd, Nunez A, Preventza O, Ramaiah VG, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Williams J, Olsen D, Diethrich EB, Have we gone too far? Endovascular stent-graft repair of aortobronchial fistulas. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:5(1277-85)2007 May

17383389. Wheatley GH 3rd, Opie SR, Maas D, Sutherland J, Diethrich EB, Detection of unsuspected mitral valve prolapse using 64 multi-slice computed tomography. Ann Thorac Surg 83:4(1555)2007 Apr

17184677. Wheatley GH 3rd, McNutt R, Diethrich EB, Introduction to thoracic endografting: imaging, guidewires, guiding catheters, and delivery sheaths. Ann Thorac Surg 83:1(272-8)2007 Jan

17062229. Brinster DR, Wheatley GH 3rd, Williams J, Ramaiah VG, Diethrich EB, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Are penetrating aortic ulcers best treated using an endovascular approach? Ann Thorac Surg 82:5(1688-91)2006 Nov

16935165. Wheatley GH 3rd, A new surgical paradigm: hybrid open and endovascular repair of the ascending aorta and aortic arch for acute type A dissection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:3(734-5; author reply 735)2006 Sep

16928572. Salazar JD, Ermis P, Laudito A, Lee R, Wheatley GH 3rd, Paul S, Calhoon J, Cardiothoracic surgery resident education: update on resident recruitment and job placement. Ann Thorac Surg 82:3(1160-5)2006 Sep

16784329. Preventza O, Wheatley GH 3rd, Williams J, Hughes K, Ramaiah VG, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Diethrich EB, Endovascular approaches for complex forms of recurrent aortic coarctation. J Endovasc Ther 13:3(400-5)2006 Jun

16735220. Wheatley GH 3rd, Sacchi A, Diethrich EB, Diagnosis and treatment of a symptomatic internal carotid artery embolism. J Am Coll Surg 202:6(1020)2006 Jun

16631636. Wheatley GH 3rd, Gurbuz AT, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Ramaiah VG, Olsen D, Williams J, Diethrich EB, Midterm outcome in 158 consecutive Gore TAG thoracic endoprostheses: single center experience. Ann Thorac Surg 81:5(1570-7; discussion 1577)2006 May

16608679. Wheatley GH, Lee R, Where have all the cardiothoracic surgery residents gone? Placement of graduating residents by United States thoracic surgery training programs, 1998 to 2002. Heart Surg Forum 9:3(E618-22)2006

16516106. Wheatley GH 3rd, Diethrich EB, The morphing of cardiovascular specialists. J Am Coll Cardiol 47:5(1090; author reply 1090)2006 Mar 7

16515901. Kouchoukos NT, Bavaria JE, Coselli JS, De la Torre R, Ikonomidis JS, Karmy-Jones RC, Mitchell RS, Shemin RJ, Spielvogel D, Svensson LG, Wheatley GH, Guidelines for credentialing of practitioners to perform endovascular stent-grafting of the thoracic aorta. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:3(530-2)2006 Mar

16488759. Kouchoukos NT, Bavaria JE, Coselli JS, De La Torre R, Ikonomidis JS, Karmy-Jones RC, Mitchell RS, Shemin RJ, Spielvogel D, Svensson LG, Wheatley GH, Guidelines for credentialing of practitioners to perform endovascular stent-grafting of the thoracic aorta. Ann Thorac Surg 81:3(1174-6)2006 Mar

16363895. Diethrich EB, Ghazoul M, Wheatley GH, Alpern J, Rodriguez-Lopez J, Ramaiah V, Williams J, Surgical correction of ascending type a thoracic aortic dissection: simultaneous endoluminal exclusion of the arch and distal aorta. J Endovasc Ther 12:6(660-6)2005 Dec

16242419. DeLaRosa J, Thourani VH, Wheatley GH 3rd, McMullan DM, Karamanoukian RL, Greene MG, Morales DL, Impact of resident duty hour standards on cardiothoracic residents and program directors. Ann Thorac Surg 80:5(1569-71)2005 Nov

16212459. Diethrich EB, Ghazoul M, Wheatley GH 3rd, Alpern JB, Rodriguez-Lopez JA, Ramaiah VG, Great vessel transposition for antegrade delivery of the TAG endoprosthesis in the proximal aortic arch. J Endovasc Ther 12:5(583-7)2005 Oct

16181896. Wheatley GH 3rd, Wait MA, Jessen ME, Infective endocarditis associated with a scorpion sting. Ann Thorac Surg 80:4(1489-90)2005 Oct

16077414. Wheatley GH 3rd, Rosenbaum DH, Paul MC, Dine AP, Wait MA, Meyer DM, Jessen ME, Ring WS, DiMaio JM, Improved pain management outcomes with continuous infusion of a local anesthetic after thoracotomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:2(464-8)2005 Aug

15975418. Wheatley GH 3rd, A recent graduate's perspective on residency training. Ann Thorac Surg 80:1(382; author reply 382)2005 Jul

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