Joseph DeRose
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Services and Treatments

Joseph DeRose

Montefiore-Einstein Medical Center
1575 Blondell Avenue
Bronx, New York 10461
Phone: 718-405-8371
Fax: 718-405-8253
jderose@montefiore.org

Positions and Appointments

  2008- present:   Director, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Weiler Division
       
  2006- present:   Associate Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y.
       
  2006- present:   Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.
       
  2006- present:   Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.
       
  2001-2006:   Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, N.Y.
       
  2001-2006:   Director of Robotics
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, N.Y.
       
  2003-2006:   Assistant Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, N.Y.
       
  2001-2006:   Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, N.Y.

 

Clinical Specialties

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Robotic Cardiac Surgery

Mitral Valve Repair

Atrial Fibrillation Surgery

Aortic Aneurysm Surgery

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting with Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries

Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Research Interests

Robotic Cardiac Surgery

Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Ventricular Mapping for Biventricular Pacing

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery

CABG with Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surgery

Education and Training

  1989:   Georgetown University, BS Biology
Washington, D.C.
       
  1993:   Medical Degree
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, N.Y.
       
  1993-1999:   Intern/ Resident, General Surgery
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
       
  1998-1999:   Chief Resident, General Surgery
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
       
  1999-2001:   Fellow, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
       
  2001-2002:   Post-graduate Fellow, Robotic Cardiothoracic Surgery
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, N.Y.

 

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, 2000

American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2002

Professional Experience

  2006-present:   Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y.
       
  2006-present:   Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.
       
  2002-2006:   Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, N.Y.
       
  2002-2006:   Director of Robotics, Division of Cadiothoracic Surgery
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, N.Y.

 

Honors and Awards

  2006-2007   Best Doctors in America
       
  2006-2007   Top US Surgeons
       
  2005-2006   Best Doctors in America
       
  1999   Senior Resident Teacher of the Year
       
  1999   Blakemore Research Prize
       
  1997   Blakemore Research Award
       
  1993   Allen O. Whipple Award for Excellence in Surgery
       
  1993   Sandoz Award for Excellence in Surgical Research
       
  1993   Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
       
  1989   Summa Cum Laude Graduation Honors
       
  1989   Chapman Medal, Biology Senior Thesis
       
  1989   Sigma Xi Research Honor Society
       
  1989   Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

 

Selected Publications

1. DeRose JJ, Jr, Banas JS, Jr, Winters SL. Current perspectives on sudden death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 1994;36(6):475-84. 1994.

2. DeRose JJ, Jr, Argenziano M, Sun BC, Reemtsma K, Oz MC, Rose EA. Implantable left ventricular assist devices: An evolving long-term cardiac replacement strategy. Ann Surg 1997;226:461-70.

3. DeRose JJ, Jr., Argenziano M, El-Amir N, Jellen PA, Gorenstien LA, Steinglass KM, Thomashow B and Ginsburg ME. Lung reduction surgery and resection of pulmonary nodules in patients with severe emphysema. Ann Thorac Surg 1998;65:314-318.

4. DeRose JJ, Jr., Umana JP, Madigan JM, Sun BC, Jarvik R, Klinger J, Rose EA, Oz MC. Mechanical unloading with a miniature axial flow pump as an alternative to cardiopulmonary bypass. ASAIO Journal 1997;43:M421-M426.

5. DeRose JJ, Jr., Madigan JD, Umana JP, Prystowsky JH, Nowygrod R, Oz MC, and Todd GJ. Retinoic acid suppresses intimal hyperplasia and inhibits vessesl remodeling following arterial injury. Cardiovascular Surgery 1999;7(6):633-39.

6. DeRose JJ, Jr., Oz MC. The evaluation of emerging trends in mechanical circulatory assist devices. Current Opinions in Critical Care 1997;3(5):379-85.

7. DeRose JJ, Jr., Umana JP, Argenziano M, Gardocki MT, Catanese KA, Flannery MA, Levin HR, Sun BC, Rose EA, and Oz M. Improved results for postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock using implantable left ventricular assist devices. Ann Thorac Surg 1997;64:1757-63.

8. DeRose JJ, Jr, Argenziano M, Umana JP, Catanese KA, Gardocki MT, Flannery M, Levin H, Rose EA, and Oz MC. Implantable left ventricular assist devices provide an excellent outpatient bridge to transplantation and recovery. J Am Coll Cardiol 1997;30(7):1773-1777.

9. DeRose JJ, Jr., Madigan JD, Umana JP, Prystowsky JH, Nowygrod R, Oz MC, and Todd GJ. Retinoic acid suppresses intimal hyperplasia and inhibits vessesl remodeling following arterial injury. Surgical Forum 1997;Vol XLVII:425-6.

10. DeRose JJ, Jr., Diamond S, and Bergman K. Spontaneous intramural duodenal hematoma in a patient with Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia. J of Ped Surg 1997;32:1341-43.

11. DeRose JJ, Jr., Oz MC. Surgical alternatives to transplantation and assist devices in the treatment of heart failure. Curr Cardiol Reports 2000; 2(6):564-571.

12. DeRose JJ, Jr., Corda R, Dische R, Eleazar J, Mosca RS. Isolated left ventricular ischemia following the Norwood procedure. Ann Thorac Surg 2002 73: 657-659.

13. DeRose JJ, Jr., Safavi A, Connery C, Swistel DG, Ashton RC, Jr. Mediastinal mass evaluation using advanced robotic techniques. Ann Thorac Surg 2003;75:571-3.

14. DeRose JJ, Jr. Comment: Smooth muscle cell hypertrophy of renal cortex arteries with chronic continuous flow left ventricular assist. Ann Thorac Surg 2003;75:183.

15. DeRose JJ, Jr., Ashton, RC, Jr., Belsley S, Swistel DG, Vloka M, Ehlert F, Shaw R, Sackner-Bernstein J, Hillel Z, Steinberg JS. Robotically-assisted left ventricular epicardial lead implantation for biventricular pacing. J Am Coll Cardiol 2003;41:1414-9.

16. DeRose JJ, Jr., Belsley S, Swistel DG, Shaw R, Ashton RC, Jr. Robotically-assisted left ventricular epicardial lead implantation for biventricular pacing: The posterior approach. Ann Thorac Surg 2004; 77: 1472-1474.

17. DeRose JJ, Jr., Martin EC, Ashton RC, Jr., Belsley S, Swistel DG, Todd GJ. Antegrade endovascular repair of a coarctation- associated aneurysm through an upper hemisternotomy. Ann Thorac Surg 2004;78:e28-29.

18. DeRose JJ, Jr., Ashton RC, Jr., Steinberg JS. Response to letter to the editor “Robot Schmobot”. J Am Coll Cardiol 2003;43:1532-33.

19. DeRose JJ, Jr., Toumpoulis IK, Balaram SK, Ioannidis JP, Anagnostopoulos CE, Ashton, RC, Swistel DG. Preoperative prediction of long-term survival following coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with low ventricular function (<25%). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 2005;129:314-21.

20. DeRose JJ, Jr., Kypson AP. Robotic arrhythmia surgery and resynchronization. Am J Surg 2004;188(4A suppl 1):104S-111S.

21. DeRose JJ, Jr., Balaram SK, Ro C, Swistel DG, Singh V, Willentz J, Todd GJ, Ashton RC, Jr. Mid-term results and patient perceptions of robotically-assisted coronary artery bypass grafting. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 2005;4:406-11.

22. DeRose JJ, Jr., Balaram SK, Ro C, Swistel DG, Steinberg JS, Joshi S, Ashton RC, Jr. Midterm follow-up of robotic biventricular pacing demonstrates excellent lead stability and improved response rates. Innovations 2006;2:105-110.

23. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Swistel DG, DeRose JJ. Does EuroSCORE predict length of stay and specific postoperative complications after cardiac surgery. Eur J. Cardiothorac Surg 2005;27:128-33.

24. Steinberg JS, DeRose JJ, Jr. The rationale for non-transvenous biventricular pacing. PACE 2003;26:2211-2.

25. Lee MS, Wilentz JR, Raj R, Makkar RR, Singh V, Nero T, Swistel D, Belsley SJ, Simon C, Rametta S, DeRose J. Hybrid revascularization using percutaneous coronary intervention and robotically-assisted minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass surgery. J of Invasive Cardiology 2004;16:419-25

26. Ashton RC, Jr., McGinnis K, Connery CP, Swistel DG, Ewing DR, DeRose JJ, Jr. Totally endoscopic robotic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis. Ann Thorac Surg 2003;75:569-71.

27. Ashton RC Jr, Connery CP, Swistel DG, DeRose JJ Jr. Robotic-assisted lobectomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003; 126:292-3.

28. D’Souza MG, Swistel DG, El Kamar, DeRose JJ, Jr. Hypereosinophilic thrombus causing aortic stenosis and myocardial infarction. Ann Thorac Surg 2003;76:1725-6.

29. Todd GJ, DeRose JJ, Jr. Retroperitoneal approach for repair of inflammatory aortic aneurysms. Annals of Vascular Surgery 1995;9;525-34.

30. Allen GM, DeRose JJ. Resection of pulmonary nodules in conjunction with lung volume reduction surgery. AORN Journal 1997;66(5):808-18.

31. Joshi S, Steinberg JS, Ashton RC, Jr., Balaram S, Fischer A, DeRose JJ, Jr. Follow-up of robotically assisted left ventricular epicardial leads for cardiac resynchronization therapy. J Am Coll Cardiol 2005;46:2358-9.

32. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos, Balaram SK, Rokkas CK, Swistel DG, Ashton RC, Jr., DeRose JJ, Jr. Assessment of independent predictors for long-term mortality between women and men after coronary artery bypass grafting: Are women different from men. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006

33. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulous CE, Shennib H, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. Influences of innovative techniques on mid-term results in patients with minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass and off-pump coronary artery bypass. Heart Surg Forum 2004;7:31-36.

34. Umana JP, DeRose JJ, Choudhri AF, Madigan JD, Spanier TS, Nahar T, Mihalatos M, Homma S, Lotvin A, Dickstein M, Sun BC, Oz MC. “Bow-tie” mitral valve repair successfully addresses subvalvular dysfunction during ischemic mitral regurgitation. Surgical Forum 1997;Vol XLVII:279-80.

35. Argenziano M, Oz MC, DeRose JJ, Ashton RC, Dimitui J, Beck J, Wang F, Rose EA, Chitwood WR, Nifong LW, Smith CR. Totally endoscopic atrial septal defect repair utilizing robotic assistance. Heart Surgery Forum, 2002;5:1-4.

36. Argenziano M, DeRose JJ, Oz MC, Rose EA. Treatment of endstage heart disease with mechanical circulatory assistance. Jpn Circ J 1997;61:887-892.

37. Todd GJ, DeRose JJ, Martin EC. Complementary surgical/ interventional techniques for nonresective management of “inoperable” aneurysms- A second look. Ann Vasc Surg 1998 12(3):248-54.

38. Chen JM, DeRose JJ, Slater JP, Spanier TB, Dewey TM, Cullinane S, Catanese KA, Flannery MA, Oz MC. Improved survival rates support left ventricular assist device implantation early after myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 1999; 33(7):1903-8.

39. Umana JP, Salehizadeh B, DeRose JJ, Nahar T, Lotvin A, Homma S, Oz MC. “Bow-tie” mitral valve repair: An adjuvant technique for mitral regurgitation. Ann Thorac Surg 1998;66:1640-6.

40. Beck JR, Mongero LB, Kroslowitz RM, Choudhri AF, Chen JM, DeRose JJ, Argenziano M, Smerling AJ, Oz MC. Inhaled nitric oxide improves hemodynamics in patients with acute pulmonary hypertension after high risk cardiac surgery. Perfusion 1999; 14(1):37-42.

41. Yano OJ, Dickstein ML, Burkhoff D, Kohmoto T, Baradarian R, DeRose J, Spotnitz HM, Smith CR. Right ventricular performance and pulmonary arterial coupling improve following lung transplantation in pulmonary hypertension. Surgical Forum 1995;66:249-51.

42. Chen JM, Spanier TB, Dewey TM, DeRose JJ, Catanese KA, Flannery M, Oz MC. Ambulatory circulatory assist devices for end-stage congestive heart failure. Coronary Artery Disease 1999.

43. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Katritsis DG, Shennib H, DeRose JJ, Swsitel DG. Influence of innovative techniques on midterm results in patients with minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass and off-pump coronary artery bypass. Heart Surg Forum 2003;7(1):e27-e32.

44. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. European system for cardiac operative risk evaluation predicts long-term survival in patients with coronary artery bypass grafting. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2004;25:51-8.

45. Siminelakis S, Anagnostopoulos CE, Toumpoulis IK, DeRose JJ, Katritsis D, Swistel D. What is the mortality and recuperative difference of bilateral versus single thoracic artery coronary revascularization in patients with reoperation or over 80 years of age ? J Cardiac Surg 2004;19:511-515.

46. Balaram S, Sherrid MV, DeRose JJ, Jr., Hillel Z, Winson G, Swistel DG. Beyond extended myomectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: The resection-plication-release repair. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;80:217-223.

47. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. Risk factors for sepsis or endocarditis and long-term survival following coronary artery bypass grafting. World J Surg 2005;29:621-8.

48. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Swsitel DG. The impact of deep sternal wound infection on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting. Chest 2005;127:464-71.

49. Swsitel, DG, DeRose JJ, Jr., Sherrid MV. Management of patients with complex hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Resection, Plication, Release. Operative Techniques in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 2004;9(4):261-7.

50. Toumpoulis IK, Papakostas JC, Matsagas MI, Malamou-Mitsi VD, Pappa LS, Drossos GE, DeRose JJ, Anagnostopoulos CE. Superiority of early relative to late ischemic preconditioning in spinal cord protection after descending thoracic aortic occlusion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004;128:724-30.

51. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Balaram S, Swsitel DG, Ashton RC, Jr., DeRose JJ, Jr. Does bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting increase long-term survival ? Ann Thorac Surg 2006;81:599-607.

52. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopolous CE, Katritsis DG, DeRose JJ, Jr., Swistel DG. The impact of preoperative thrombolysis on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting. Circulation 2005;112[suppl I]:I-351-I-357.

53. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopolous CE, DeRose JJ, Jr., Swistel DG. Does EuroSCORE predict length of stay and specific postoperative complications after coronary artery bypass grafting. Int Journal of Cardiology 2005;105:19-25.

54. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Toumpoulis SK, DeRose JJ, Jr., Swistel DG. EuroSCORE predicts long-term mortality after heart valve surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;79:1902-8.

55. Joshi S, Herzog E, DeRose JJ, Jr., Kasaryan H, Singh V, Steinberg S. Anterior wall myocardial infarction in a young male with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and myocardial bridging. Clin Cardiol 2005;28:491.

56. Ro CY, Toumpoulis IK, Ashton RC Jr, Imielinska C, Jebara T, Shin SH, Zipkin JD, McGinty JJ. Todd GJ, DeRose JJ Jr. A novel drill set for the enhancement and assessment of robotic surgical performance. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics 2005;111:418-21.

57. Ro CY, Toumpoulis IK, Ashton RC Jr, Jebara T, Schulman C, Todd GJ, DeRose JJ Jr, McGinty JJ. The LapSim: a learning environment for both experts and novices. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics 2005;111:414-7.

58. Ro CY, DeRose JJ, Jr., Connery CP, Balaram SK, Ashton RC, Jr. Three-year experience with totally endoscopic robotic thymectomy. Innovations 2006;2:111-114.

59. Matsagas MI, Anagnostopoulos CE, Papakostas JC, DeRose JJ, Siminelakis S, Katsouras CS, Toumpoulis IK, Drossos GE, Michalis LK. Endovascular stent-graft repair as a late secondary procedure after previous aortic grafts. Cardiovasc and Intervent Radiol 2006;29:655-58.

60. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Ioannidis JP, Toumpoulis SK, Chamogeorgakis T, Swistel DG, DeRose JJ. The importance of independent risk factors for long-term mortality prediction after cardiac surgery. European J Clinical Investigation 2006;36:599-607.

61. Chaudhry, FA, Shah A, Bangalore S, DeRose J, Steinberg JS. Inotropic contractile reserve can predict response to cardiac resynchronization therapy. Circulation 2007 (in press).

ABSTRACTS

1. DeRose JJ, Jr., Argenziano M, El-amir N, Moazami N, Thomashow B, Edsall J, Yip C, Prager KM, Jellen PA, Gorenstein L, Steinglass KM, Ginsburg ME. Volume reduction pneumonectomy allows resection of pulmonary and mediastinal tumors in patients with severe emphysema. Am J Resp and Crit Care Med 1996;153(4);318A.

2. DeRose JJ, Jr., Umana JP, Argenziano M, Gardocki MT, Catanese KA, Flannery MA, Levin HR, Sun BC, Rose EA, and Oz M. Improved results for postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock using implantable left ventricular assist devices. J Heart and Lung Transplant 1997;16(1):80.

3. DeRose JJ, Jr, Argenziano M, Catanese KA, Umana JP, Gardocki MT, Flannery M, Levin H, Rose EA, and Oz MC. Implantable left ventricular assist devices provide an excellent outpatient bridge to transplantation and recovery. J Am Coll Cardiol 1997;29(2)(suppl A):398A.

4. DeRose JJ, Jr., Sun BC, Umana JP, Spanier TB, Madigan JM, Klinger J, Jarvik R, Rose EA, Oz MC. Mechanical unloading with a miniature axial flow pump as an alternative to cardiopulmonary bypass. ASAIO J 1997;43(2):39.

5. DeRose JJ, Jr., Madigan JM, Umana JP, Sun BC, Nowygrod R, Todd GJ, and Bessler M. Preliminary experience with endovascular stented venous valve transplantation. ASAIO J 1997;43(2):39.

6. DeRose JJ, Jr., Madigan JD, Prystowsky JH, Blaner WS, Stern D, Nowygrod R, Oz MC, and Todd GJ. Retinoic acid suppresses intimal hyperplasia and prevents vessel remodeling following arterial injury in the rat. Cardiovasc Surg 1997;5 (suppl 1):3.4.

7. DeRose JJ, Choudrhi AF, Argenziano M, Umana JP, Sun BC and Oz MC. Inhaled nitric oxide reverses pulmonary hypertension and facilitates weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass in high risk cardiac surgical patients. Circulation 1997;96(suppl 1):I-63.

8. DeRose JJ, Jr., Umana JP, Madigan JD, Klinger JF, Jarvik RK, Sun BC, Rose EA, Oz MC. Mechanical unloading with a miniature in-line axial flow pump as an alternative to cardiopulmonary bypass. 1997 1st Annual NewEra Cardiac Care.

9. Argenziano M, DeRose JJ, Jr, Moazami N, Thomashow B, Jellen PA, Gorenstein L, Rose EA, Steinglass KM, Ginsburg ME, Delphin ES. Anesthetic management in volume reduction pneumectomy for severe emphysema. Anesthesia and Analgesia 1996;82:SCA14.

10. Umana JP, DeRose JJ, Madigan JD, Pillarisetty V, Moazami N, Oz MC, Todd GJ, Nowygrod R. Photooxidized vessels: A novel bioprosthetic for small vessel arterial bypass. ASAIO J 1997;43(2):66.

11. Todd GJ, DeRose JJ. The current practice of carotid surgery- implications for balloon angioplasty/ stenting. Cardiovasc Surg 1997;5 (suppl 1):27.20.

12. Todd GJ, DeRose JJ, Martin EC. Complementary surgical/ interventional techniques for nonresective management of inoperable aneurysms- a second look. Cardiovasc Surg 1997;5 (suppl 1):18.4.

13. Todd GJ, DeRose JJ, Benvenisty AI, Nowygrod R. Complementary surgical and interventional techniques for the management of the “inoperable” aneurysm. New York Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, 1997.

14. Todd GJ, DeRose JJ, Yano O, Argenziano M, Caiati JM, Flores RM. Current results of carotid endarterectomy: Implications for balloon angioplasty /stenting. Circulation 1997;96(suppl 1):I-12.

15. Chen JM, DeRose JJ, Slater JP, Spanier TB, Choudhri AF, Dewey TM, Catanese KA, Flannery MA, Sun BC, and Oz MC. Improved survival rates support LVAD implantaiton early after myocardial infarction. J Heart and Lung Transplant 1998;17(1);72.

16. Oz MC, DeRose JJ, Chen JM, Helman DN, Edwards NM, Flannery MA, Catanese KA, Rose EA. Left ventricular assist device bridge-to-transplantation network improves survival following failed cardiotomy. Society of Thoracic Surgery 35th Annual meeting, January 1999.

17. Argenziano M, Moazami N, DiMango AM, DeRose JJ, Thomashaw B, Yip C, Prager KM, Edsall J, Jellen PA, Gorenstein LA, Rose EA, Steinglass KM, Ginsburg ME. Volume reduction pneumonectomy is not contraindicated in emphysema with severe hypercapnia. Am J Resp and Crit Care Med 1996;153(pt 2);A266.

18. Umana JP, Ewing D, Sun BC, DeRose JJ, Spanier TB, Catanese K, Gardocki MT, Flannery M, Sultan M, Oz MC, Ascherman J. Use of pedicled muscle flaps successfully manages wound infections in implantable left ventricular assist device (LVAD) patients with a low incidence of device endocarditis. J Heart and Lung Transplant 1997;16(1);93.

19. Rose EA, Argenziano M, Sun BC, DeRose JJ, Oz MC. Implantable left ventricular assist devices: an evolving long-term cardiac replacement therapy. Japanese Circualtion Society, 61st Annual Meeting, March 1997.

20. Rose EA, Argenziano M, DeRose JJ, Oz MC, Reemtsma K. Implantable left ventricular assist devices: an evolving long-term cardiac replacement therapy. American Surgical Association, Quebec City, Quebec, April 1997.

21. Umana JP, Madigan JD, DeRose JJ, Spanier TB, Fischer PE, Ranieri JP, Chickering DE, Oz MC, Todd GJ, Nowygrod R. Photo-oxidized vessels: A novel biocompatible, nonthrombogenic bioprosthesis for infrainguinal arterial bypass. Cardiovasc Surg 1997;5 (suppl 1):25.2.

22. Umana JP, Choudrhi AF, DeRose JJ, Nahar T, Mihalatos D, Dickstein M, Sun BC, Lotvin BC, Homma S, and Oz MC. The “bow-tie” mitral valve repair directly addresses subvalvular dysfunction in ischemic mitral regurgitation. Circulation 1997;96(suppl 1):I-683.

23. Umana JP, Salehizadeh B, DeRose JJ, Nahar T, Sun BC, Lotvin A, Homma S, and Oz MC. “Bow-tie” repair: A successful adjunct to posterior ring annuloplasty in ischemic mitral regurgitation. Circulation 1997;96(suppl 1):I-731.

24. Beck JR, Mongero LB, Kroslowitz RM, Choudhri AF, DeRose JJ, Argenziano M, Chen JM, Oz MC. Inhaled nitric oxide improves hemodynamics in patients with acute pulmonary hypertension after high risk cardiac surgery. American Academy of Cardiovascualr Perfusion, 1997.

25. Simonelli PF, Thomashaw B, Yip C, Dimango A, Lignelli A, Fawwaz N, Van Heertum P, Jellen PA, DeRose JJ, Argenziano M, Ginsburg ME. Lung volume reduction and solitary pulmonary nodule resectional surgery in patients with advanced emphysema: positron emission tomography may improve patient selection. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 1997;155:A606.

26. Chen JM, Spanier TB, Choudhri AF, Schwarz GS, Tector KA, DeRose JJ, Oz MC. Isolated left ventricular bypass produces less complement activation and inflammation than conventional cardiopulmonary bypass. Circulation 1998;98(17 suppl 1):I-829.

27. Williams MR, Morales DLS, Goodman M, Schuster N, DeRose JJ, Rose EA, Oz MC. Use of inhaled nitric oxide in cardiac transplantation.. J Heart and Lung Transplant 1999;18:44.

28. Argenziano M, DeRose JJ, Oz MC, Dimitui J, Garrido M, Beck J, Rose EA, Chitwood WR, Nifong LW, Smith CR. “Totally endoscopic atrial septal defect repair utilizing robotic assistance.” Current Trends in Thoracic Surgery VIII, Proceedings, p. 76, January, 2002.

29. Argenziano M, Ginsburg ME, DeRose JJ, John R, Smith CR, Oz MC. “Totally endoscopic, robotically assisted implantation of bilateral phrenic pacemakers for central hypoventilation syndrome (Ondine’s Curse).” Current Trends in Thoracic Surgery VIII, Proceedings, p. 93, January, 2002.

30. Argenziano M, Smith CR, Ginsburg ME, DeRose JJ, Gorenstein LA, Dimitui J, Garrido M, Rose EA, Oz MC. “Advanced thoracoscopic procedures are facilitated by computer-aided technology.” Current Trends in Thoracic Surgery VIII, Proceedings, p. 132, January, 2002.

31. Ashton RC, Jr., Swistel DG, Connery CP, DeRose JJ, Jr. Robotic surgery in the thoracic cavity. Chest 2002;122(suppl 4):70S.

32. Garrido M, Argenziano M, Smith C, Ginsburg M, DeRose J, Gorenstein L, Dimitui J, Rose EA, Oz MC. Advanced thoracoscopic procedures are facilitated by computer-aided robotic technology. ISMICS 2002, New York, N.Y.

33. Toumpoulis I, Anagnostopoulos C, Shennib, DeRose JJ, Swistel D. Influence of innovative techniques on mid-term results in patients with OpCAB and MidCAB surgery. CTT, March, 2003.

34. DeRose JJ, Jr., Ashton RC, Jr., Belsley S, Shaw R, Swistel DG, Sackner-Bernstein J, Steinberg JS. Robotically-assisted ventricular resynchronization therapy following failed coronary sinus cannulation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2003;41:137A.

35. DeRose JJ, Jr., Belsley S, Swistel DG, Shaw R, Steinberg JS, Hillel Z, Ashton RC, Jr. Robotically-assisted left ventricular lead placement for ventricular resynchronization therapy. New Era, Dana Point CA, January 2003.

36. Anagnostopoulos CE, Toumpoulis IK, Swistel DG, DeRose JJ, Ioannidis JPA. Late superiority of double coronary artery coronary revascularization. 3rd International meeting/ 10th anniversary of the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center. Athens, Greece. April 2003.

37. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Shennib H, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. Influence of innovative techniques on mid-term results in high risk patients with off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. 3rd International meeting/ 10th anniversary of the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center. Athens, Greece. April 2003

38. Anagnostopoulos CE, Toumpoulis IK, DeRose JJ, Siminelakis DG, Katritsis DG, Swistel DG. What is the mortality and recuperative difference of bilateral vs. single thoracic artery coronary revascularization in patients undergoing reoperation or over the age of 80 ? 3rd International meeting/ 10th anniversary of the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center. Athens, Greece. April 2003.

39. Belsley SJ, Hillel Z, Ashton RC, Jr., Swistel DG, Shaw R, Lee MS, Willentz JR, Singh V, Nero T DeRose JJ, Jr. Hybrid coronary revascularization utilizing robotically-assisted coronary artery bypass grafting. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Miami, Flordia, April 2003. Anesth Analg 2003;96;SCA 70.

40. Belsley SJ, DeRose JJ, Jr., Anagnostopoulos CE, Shaw R, Safavi A, Ashton RC, Jr, Swistel DG, Hillel Z. Cardiac Surgery in Nonagenarians: age is not a contraindication. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Miami, Flordia, April 2003. Anesth Analg 2003;96;SCA 66.

41. Belsley SJ, Shaw R, Anagnostopoulos CE DeRose JJ, Jr., Safavi A, Ashton RC, Jr,, Swistel DG, Hillel Z, Unselected use of bilateral internal thoracic arteries for myocardial revascularization in diabetics confers long-term survival advantage. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Miami, Flordia, April 2003. Anesth Analg 2003;96;SCA 38.

42. Belsley S, Connery C, Pisch J, DeRose JJ, Gaildon M, Ashton RC. New Robotic Technique for Thoracic Brachytherapy. J of Am Coll Surgery 2003;197(suppl 3):S31.

43. Anagnostopoulos CE, Toumpoulis IK, Swistel DG, DeRose JJ, Jr. What is “best practice” in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting ? Perceived early advantages may not constitute late superiority. Eur Heart J 2003; 24(suppl):644.

44. DeRose JJ, Jr. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Belsley SJ, Ashton RC, Jr., Hillel Z, Shaw R, Swistel DG. Long-term survival following coronary artery bypass grafting for ischemic cardiomyopathy. Eur Heart J 2003; 24(suppl):640.

45. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Swsitel DG. European system for cardiac operative risk evaluation predicts long-term survival in patients with coronary artery bypass grafting. 2nd EACTS / ESTS Joint Meeting, October 12-15, Vienna, Austria 2003.

46. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Swsitel DG. Risk factors for sepsis or endocarditis and long-term survival following coronary artery bypass grafting. Vascular 2004;12(Suppl 1):58.

47. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Swsitel DG. The impact of wound infection on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting. J Am Coll Cardiol 2004;43(Suppl A):268.

48. Balaram S, Ashton RC, Jr., Steinberg JS, Swistel DG, Ehlert F, Vloka ME, DeRose JJ, Jr. Improved response rate and left ventricular epicardial lead stability following robotically-assisted ventricular resynchronization. JACC, 2004.

49. Belsley S, Martin EC, Ashton RC, Jr., Swistel DG, Todd GJ DeRose JJ, Jr., Thoracic coarctation associated aneurysm with antegrade endovascular repair. Heart Surg Forum 2004.

50. Balaram S, Ashton RC, Jr., Steinberg JS, Swistel DG, Ehlert F, Vloka ME, DeRose JJ, Jr. Success of robotic bi-ventricular pacing following open heart surgery: The importance of the posterior approach. CTT 2004.

51. Balaram S, DeRose JJ, Jr., Sherrid MV, Winson G, Swistel DG. Beyond extended myomectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: The RPR (resection, plication, release) repair comes of age. CTT 2004.

52. Balaram S, Ashton RC, Jr., Steinberg JS, Swistel DG, Ehlert F, Vloka ME, Todd GJ, DeRose JJ, Jr. Left ventricular mapping results in improved response rates for robotically-assisted biventricular pacing. Heart Surgery Forum 2004; Volume 7, Supplement 1:S20.

53. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Jr., Swistel DG. Early and midterm outcome after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with left ventricular dysfunction. Heart Surgery Forum 2004;Volume 7, Supplement 1: S36.

54. Balaram SK, Ashton RC, Jr., Swistel DG, Singh V, Willentz J, DeRose, JJ, Jr. Mid-term experience with robotically-assisted coronary artery bypass: Lessons learned. Heart Surgery Forum 2004;Vol (7), Supplement 1: S57.

55. Belsley S, Connery C, DeRose JJ, Jr., Balaram S, McGinty JJ, Ashton RC, Jr. Robotic esophageal mobilization for three-hole esophagectomy. Heart Surgery Forum 2004;Volume 7, Supplement 1: S57.

56. Belsley S, Connery C, DeRose JJ, Jr., Balaran S, McGinty JJ, Ashton RC, Jr. Surgical techniques in robotic esophageal surgery Heart Surgery Forum 2004; Volume 7, Supplement 1: S23-24.

57. Belsley S, DeRose JJ, Jr., Connery C, McGinty JJ, Rothschild O, Ashton RC, Jr. Robotic assisted transthoracic esophagectomy. SAGES 2004.

58. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. Effect of gastrointestinal complications on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting. European Society of Cardiolog 2004, Munich, Germany

59. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. The impact of diabetes mellitus on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting. European Society of Cardiolog 2004, Munich, Germany

60. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Ashton RC, Connery CP, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. Risk factors for respiratory failure and long-term survival following coronary artery bypass grafting. Chest 2004;126(4)(suppl):855S.

61. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Ashton RC, Connery CP, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. Impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on long-term survival following coronary artery bypass grafting. Chest 2004;126(4)(suppl):733S.

62. Belsley SJ, Connery CP, Pisch J, McGinnis K, Evans AJ, DeRose JJ, Ashton RC. Robotic brachytherapy techniques for lung cancer. Chest 2004;126(4)(suppl):914S.

63. Toumpoulis IK, Ewing DR, Maurer MS, Marboe CC, Ashton R, DeRose JJ, Tilson MD. Findings of inflammation and possible autoimmunity in calcific aortic stenosis of unknown etiology in the geriatric population. Association of Academic Surgery 2004.

64. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Katritsis, DG, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. Preoperative thrombolysis improves long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting. Circulation 2004.

65. Ro C, Toumpoulis IK, Ashton RC, Jr, Jebara T, Schulman C, Todd GJ, DeRose JJ, Jr, McGinty J. The LapSim: a learning environment for both experts and novices. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 2005.

66. Ro C, Toumpoulis IK, Ashton RC, Jr, Imielinska C, Jebara T, Shin SH, Zipkin JD, McGinty J, Todd GJ, DeRose JJ, Jr,. A novel drill set for the enhancement and assessment of robotic surgical performance. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 2005.

67. Toumpoulis IK, DeRose JJ, Balaram S, Ioannidis JP, Belsley S, Ashton RC, Swistel DG, Anagnostopoulos CE. Preoperative prediction of long-term survival following coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with low left ventricular ejection fraction: The HAVOC score. Circulation 2005

68. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Balaram S, Swsitel DG, Ashton RC, Jr., DeRose JJ, Jr. Does bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting increase long-term survival ? STS 2005.

69. Sandeep Joshi, MD, Subashini A. Gowda, MD, Joseph J. DeRose, Jr., MD, RobertC. Ashton, MD, Margot C. Vloka, MD, Marrick Kukin, MD, Farooq A. Chaudhry,MD, Avi Fischer, MD, Walter Pierce, MD, Frederick C. Ehlert, MD and JonathanS. Steinberg. Reverse remodeling with robotic surgical resynchronization. Heart Rhythm Society 2005.

70. DeRose JJ, Jr., Balaram S, Ro C, Swistel DG, Steinberg JS, Joshi S, Ashton RC, Jr. Two-year follow-up of robotic biventricular pacing demonstrates excellent lead stability and improved response rates. ISMICS 2005

71. Ro CY, Ashton RC, Jr., Balaram SK, Swistel DG, DeRose JJ, Jr. What are patients’ perceptions of robotic Cardiothoracic surgery ? ISMICS 2005

72. Ro CY, DeRose JJ, Jr., Connery CP, Balaram SK, Ashton RC, Jr. Three-year experience with totally endoscopic robotic thymectomy. ISMICS 2005.

73. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Balaram S, Rokkas C, Swsitel DG, Ashton RC, Jr., DeRose JJ, Jr. Assessment of independent predictors for long-term mortality between women and men following coronary artery bypass grafting: Are women different than men ? Western Thoracic Surgical Association 2005.

74. Balaram SK, Toumpoulis IK, DeRose JJ, and Swistel DG. Results of Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting in Women. Circulation 2005. vol 111: E-56.

75. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. Risk factors for sepsis and endocarditis and long-term survival following cardiac surgery. Circulation 2005; vol 111: P22.

76. Toumpoulis IK, Ioannidis JP, Toumpoulis SK, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. Does EuroSCORE predict long-term mortality after cardiac surgery. Circulation 2005; vol 111;P21.

77. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, DeRose JJ, Swistel DG. The impact of peripheral vascular disease on long-term survival following coronary artery bypass grafting. ESCVS, Athens 2005.

78. Ashton RC, Connery CP, Belsley S, Ro C, Balaram S, DeRose JJ. Robotic thoracic surgery: where do we stand in 2005 ? Chest 2005.

79. Joshi S, Gowda SA, DeRose JJ, Jr., Ashton RC, Vloka MC, Kukin MC, Chaudhry FA, Fischer A, Pierce W.Reverse Remodeling with robotic surgical resynchronization. Heart Rhythm, Volume 2, Issue 5, Supplement 1, May 2005, Page S202.

80. Shah AS, Sarji R, Pudpud D, Macmillan-Marotti D, Bangalore S, Haridas A, Onuora A, Balaram S, DeRose J, Steinberg JS, Chaudhry F. Robotic epicardial cardiac resynchronization is superior to endovascular implantation in promoting reverse remodelling. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006.

81. Joshi S, DeRose JJ Jr., Ashton RC, Chaudhry F, Shah A, Kukin MC, Gopinath DS, Steinberg JS. Comparison of reverse ventricular remodeling between surgical direct epicardial and tranvenous coronary sinus lead placement for cardiac resynchronization therapy. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006.

82. Ro CY, Fukumoto R, DeRose JJ Jr., Ryan SW, Sagalovich D, Newman RA, P. Collin P, Todd GJ, M.D, Tilson MD. AneuMastat® prevents aneurysm formation in a murine model of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) formation. International Society of Vascular Specialists, 27th World Congress 2006.

83. Afthinos JN, Ro CY, Connery CP, McGinnis KM, Adams CW, Reyes M, Nabong RJA, DeRose JJ, Jr., Ashton RC, Jr. Advances in surgical approaches to mediastinal masses: a three-year experience. Chest 2005

84. Anagnostopoulos CE, Toumpoulis IK, Rokkas CK, Chamogeorgakis T, Swistek DG, DeRose JJ, Jr. CAB or OpCAB ? Common and unique independent predictors affect midterm survival differently in patients with on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass. AATS 2006.

85. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Chamogeorgakis T, Swistel DG, DeRose JJ, Jr. The impact of left ventricular hypertrophy on early and long-term survival following coronary artery bypass grafting. Circulation 2006- (AHA- 7th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke).

86. Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Chamogeorgakis T, Swistel DG, DeRose JJ, Jr. Independent predictors for early and long-term mortality after heart valve surgery. Circulation 2006;113:p35.

87. Shah A, Sarji R, Bangalore S, Devabhaktuni M, Suryadevara RS, Macmillan-Marrotti D, Pudpud D, Steinberg J, DeRose J, Chaudhry FA. Inotropic contractile reserve is a strong predictor of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy. Circulation 2007 (American Heart Association).

88. Gideon PA, Chiadika SM, Fukumoto R, Bangalore S, Uretsky S, Balaram SK, Sehgal C, DeRose JJ, Chaudhry FA. Distensibility characterization of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms using echocardiographic strain and doppler tissue imaging: Is size the only important characteristic ? Circulation 2007 (American Heart Association).

89. Toumpoulis, IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Swistel DG, Chamogeorgakis T, Connery C, Rokkas C, DeRose JJ. Does re-exploration for bleeding affect long-term mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting ? WSCTS 2006, Ottawa, Canada.

90. DeRose, JJ, Jr., D’Alessandro D, Balaram SB, Shah AS, Chaudhry FA. Site-directed LV lead placement for cardiac resynchronization is superior to coronary sinus lead placement for clinical response rate and LV remodeling. Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg 2007;3:176.


Book Chapters

1. DeRose JJ, Jr. Transplants, Immunology and Oncology. In: Surgery PreTest: Self-Assessment and Review. Geller PL, ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 1997: 131-60.

2. DeRose JJ, Sr., DeRose JJ, Jr., DeRose MS. Coronary Artery Disease. In: Primary Care. Singleton JK, Sandowski SA, Green-Hernandez C, Horvath TV, DiGregorio RV, Holzemer SP, eds. Lippincot Raven Publishers Inc, Philadelphia, PA, 1999.

3. DeRose JJ, Jr., Jarvik RK. Device-supported myocardial revascularization. In: Contemporary Cardiology: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Oz MC and Goldstein D, eds. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ., 1998.

4. DeRose JJ, Jr., Oz MC. Device-assisted myocardial revascularization. In: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Cohen RG, Mack MJ, Fonger JD, Landreneau RJ, eds. Quality Medical Publishing, St. Louis, MO,1999.

5. DeRose JJ, Jr., Jarvik RK. Future Developments: Axial Flow Pumps. In: Cardiac Assist Devices. Oz MC and Goldstein DJ, eds. Futura Publishers, Armonk, N.Y., 2000.

6. DeRose JJ, Jr., Ginsburg ME. Lung Reduction and Pulmonary Nodule Resection. In: Lung Reduction. Argenziano M and Ginsburg ME, eds. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ., 2001.

7. DeRose JJ, Jr., Steinglass KS. History of Surgery for Emphysema. In: Lung Reduction. Argenziano M and Ginsburg ME, eds. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ., 2001.

8. DeRose JJ, Jr., Steinberg JS. Surgical Approaches to Epicardial Left Ventricular Lead Implantation for Biventricular Pacing. In: Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. Yu C, Hayes DL, Auriccchio A, eds. Blackwell Publishing, 2006

9. DeRose JJ, Jr., Balaram SB, Markham J. Perfusion Techniques for Minimally Invasive Surgery. In: On Bypass; Advanced Perfusion Techniques. Oz MC, Mongero LB, Beck JR, eds. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ., 2006.

10. Fukomoto RC, Balaram SB, DeRose JJ, Jr. Robotic Surgery Training. In: Robotic Cardiothoracic Surgery. Argenziano M and Oz MC, eds. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ., 2006.