Joseph Giglia

Joseph S Giglia

Associate Professor of Surgery; Interim Director, Division of Vascular Surgery

Medical Sciences Building


COM Surgery Vascular - 0513

Medical Sciences Building
Room 2563
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267


Bachelor's Degree, University of Notre Dame 1983

Master's Degree, State University of New York at Buffalo 1985

Medical Degree, State University of New York at Buffalo 1989

General Surgery Residency, University of Michigan 1996

Vascular Surgery Research Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School 1997

Vascular Surgery Clinical Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School 1998

Research and Practice Interests

Vascular Surgery, Varicose Veins, Aneurysms, Arteriosclerosis, Laparoscopic Surgery, Thromboembolic Disease

Clinical Focus

Critical Care Surgery

Vascular Surgery


Surgery-Critical Care


American Board of Surgery (General Vascular Surgery)


American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care)


American Board of Surgery



Peer Reviewed Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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; 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

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

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 G (1996. ) Infrarenal aortic clamp hypertension is exacerbated by baroreceptor blockade.The Journal of surgical research, , 64 (2 ) ,112-5

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
Room 2563
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-5367