Paul J. DiMuzio

Paul J. DiMuzio, MD, MBA, FACS

Contact Dr. DiMuzio

111 South 11th Street
Gibbon Building, Suite G6270
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-8304
(215) 923-0835 fax

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania - 1989

Residency

Thomas Jefferson University

Fellowship

University of California, San Francisco (Vascular Surgery)

Board Certification

Vascular Surgery
Surgery

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Methodist Hospital

Academic Awards

  • Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2008
  • SKMC Outstanding Clinician Award 2017
  • Jonathan E. Rhoads Orator, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, 2009
  • Keynote Speaker, 1st Annual AOA Student Research Symposium, Thomas Jefferson University, 2008
  • IFATS 2008 Paper Competition, First Prize, 2008
    Deans Faculty Mentoring Award, Thomas Jefferson University, 2008
  • William J. von Liebig Vascular Research Award, Lifeline Foundation, 2005
  • Deans Faculty Teaching Award, Thomas Jefferson University, 2005
  • Francis E. Rosato Teaching Award, Thomas Jefferson University, 2004
  • von Liebig Vascular Research Award, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, 2003
  • Wylie Scholar in Academic Vascular Surgery, Pacific Vascular Research Foundation, 2003-5
  • William B. Kerlin Research Award, Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia, 2003
  • Giracci Award for Outstanding Teaching, Thomas Jefferson University, 1995
  • Resident Research Day, First Prize, Thomas Jefferson University, 1994
  • Resident Research Competition, First Prize, Delaware Valley Vascular Society, 1993
  • Joseph A Collins Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1986
  • Benjamin Measey Scholar, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1986
  • I S Ravdin Surgery Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1989
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1988
  • NCAA Academic All-American (Wrestling), Johns Hopkins University, 1984, 1985
  • Robert H Scott Scholar Athlete Award, Johns Hopkins University, 1985
  • General Honors, Johns Hopkins University Graduation, 1985
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Johns Hopkins University, 1984

Clinical Expertise

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, including:

  • Carotid artery disease
  • Aneurysms of the thoracic and abdominal aorta
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Venous disease
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

Research Expertise

  • Vascular tissue engineering
  • Adult stem cells

Selected Funded Grants

  1. NIH-NIDDK (RO1 DK55246-01)
    An implantable Near-IR glucose sensor
    PI:  J Joseph
    Role: Co-investigator
  2.  Pacific Vascular Research Foundation (Wylie Scholar)
    A Novel, tissue engineered vascular conduit
    PI:  P DiMuzio
  3. Cardiovascular Research Institute of Philadelphia
    A Novel, tissue engineered vascular conduit
    PI:  P DiMuzio
  4. NIH K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award
    A Tissue-engineering Vascular Graft
    PI:  P DiMuzio
  5. AHA Beginning Grant-in-Aid
    A Tissue-engineered Vascular Graft
    PI:  P DiMuzio
  6. IDD Industry Grant
    Inflammation and atherosclerosis
    PI:  P DiMuzio
  7. American Diabetes Foundation Innovator Award
    A tissue-engineered vascular graft
    PI:  P DiMuzio
  8. Cook Biotech
    Artificial artery: SIS/ASC
    PI:  DiMuzio
  9. NIH (1R01AR064286-01A1)
    Mechanism of skin-specific targeting of adult stem cells
    PI:  Igoucheva
    Role:  Co-I

Professional Societies

  • American Surgical Association, elected member, 2016 Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery, 2008
  • Society of University Surgeons, 2006
  • National Kidney Foundation, 2004
  • American Association for Vascular Surgery, 2002
  • Eastern Vascular Surgery Society, 2001
  • Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, 2000
  • American College of Surgeons Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter, 2000
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellowship, 1999
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, 1999
  • Association for Surgical Education, 1999
  • Association for Academic Surgery, 1998
  • Delaware Valley Vascular Society, 1998
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, 1997
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1988
  • ODK National Leadership Society, Johns Hopkins University, 1984
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Johns Hopkins University, 1984

Professional Committees

  • Association for Academic Surgery: Institutional Representative, 2005-7; 
  • Informatics and Biotechnology Committee Member, 2006-8
  • American College of Surgeons: Pennsylvania District #5 Committee on Applications, 2000-7
  • American College of Surgeons Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter Young Surgeons Committee, Mock Oral Boards Co-Chairman, 2000-2002
  • Delaware Valley Vascular Society: Chairman, Local Arrangements Committee, 1999-2001; Chairman, Membership Committee, 2001-2002; Chairman, Program Committee, 2002-2004; President-Elect, 2004-5; President, 2005-6
  • Eastern Vascular Society: Membership Committee, 2010-
  • Society of University Surgeons: Institutional Representative, 2008-
  • Society of Vascular Surgery: Research and Education Committee, 2007-2010
  • Thomas Jefferson University: Resident Education Committee, 1998-2001; Clinical Performance Improvement Committee, 2006-7
  • Vascular Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery: Vascular Surgery In-training Examination Item-Writer

Other Profession Review Boards

  • AAMC MedEdPORTAL Reviewer, 2006-
  • American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO Journal): Reviewer-at-large, October, 2004-5; Editorial Board Member, 2005-
  • Annals of Vascular Surgery: Reviewer-at-large, 2007-
  • Annals of Surgery: Reviewer-at-large, 2008-
  • Biomaterials: Reviewer-at-large, 2005-
  • Circulation: Reviewer-at-large, 2009-
  • Journal of Surgical Research: Reviewer-at-large, 2005-; Editorial Board Member, 2006-2009
  • Journal of Vascular Surgery: Reviewer-at-large, 2007-; Editorial Board Member, 2009-
  • Stem Cells and Development: Reviewer-at-large, 2009-
  • Tissue Engineering: Reviewer-at-large, 2006-