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Mario G. Gasparri MD

Mario G. Gasparri MD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: Cardiothoracic
Program: Cardiothoracic Surgery


  • Impact of a six-year integrated thoracic surgery training program at the Medical College of Wisconsin. (Gasparri MG, Tisol WB, Masroor S) Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Feb;93(2):592-5; discussion 596-7 PMID 22208202
  • Invited commentary. (Masroor S, Gasparri M) Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Nov;92(5):1591-2 PMID 22051255
  • Epicardial lymphoproliferative disease involving the coronary arteries. (von Ballmoos MC, Masroor S, Murtaza G, Franco J, Gasparri M, Rubenstein JC) J Am Coll Cardiol 2011 Oct 18;58(17):1825 PMID 21996397
  • Roux-en-Y diversion for debilitating reflux after esophagectomy. (Gasparri MG, Tisol WB, Haasler GB) Am Surg 2005 Aug;71(8):687-9 PMID 16217953
  • Serratus anterior in vivo contractile force study. (Lifchez SD, Gasparri MG, Sanger JR, LoGiudice JA, Godat DM, Tisol WB, Matloub HS) Plast Reconstr Surg 2005 Sep;116(3):839-45 PMID 16141824
  • A novel approach to the management of tracheoinnominate artery fistula. (Gasparri MG, Nicolosi AC, Almassi GH) Ann Thorac Surg 2004 Apr;77(4):1424-6 PMID 15063280
  • Pulmonary tractotomy versus lung resection: viable options in penetrating lung injury. (Gasparri M, Karmy-Jones R, Kralovich KA, Patton JH Jr, Arbabi S) J Trauma 2001 Dec;51(6):1092-5; discussion 1096-7 PMID 11740259
  • Adrenal insufficiency in high-risk surgical ICU patients. (Rivers EP, Gaspari M, Saad GA, Mlynarek M, Fath J, Horst HM, Wortsman J) Chest 2001 Mar;119(3):889-96 PMID 11243973
  • Physical examination plus chest radiography in penetrating periclavicular trauma: the appropriate trigger for angiography. (Gasparri MG, Lorelli DR, Kralovich KA, Patton JH Jr) J Trauma 2000 Dec;49(6):1029-33 PMID 11130484
  • Retrograde jejunogastric intussusception. (Gasparri MG, Pipinos II, Kralovich KA, Margolin DA) South Med J 2000 May;93(5):499-500 PMID 10832950
  • Clearing the cervical spine in victims of blunt assault to the head and neck: what is necessary? (Patton JH, Kralovich KA, Cuschieri J, Gasparri M) Am Surg 2000 Apr;66(4):326-30; discussion 330-1 PMID 10776867
  • Images for surgeons. Pylephlebitis secondary to intestinal ischemia. (Gasparri MG, Pipinos II, Bleza DA, Shepard AD) J Am Coll Surg 2000 Feb;190(2):265 PMID 10656565
  • Spontaneous internal drainage of a pancreatic pseudocyst. (Gasparri MG, Pipinos II, Bleza DA) J Am Coll Surg 1999 Dec;189(6):625 PMID 10589599
  • Sphincteroplasty as an adjunct in penetrating duodenal trauma. (Obeid FN, Kralovich KA, Gasparri MG, Karmy-Jones RC) J Trauma 1999 Jul;47(1):22-4 PMID 10421181
  • A comparison of rigid -v- video thoracoscopy in the management of chest trauma. (Karmy-Jones R, Vallieres E, Kralovich K, Gasparri M, Sorensen VJ, Horst HM, Patton JH Jr, Wagner J, Wood D, Brundage S, Obeid FN) Injury 1998 Nov;29(9):655-9 PMID 10211196
  • Grants and Awards

  • American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (#9202735 01/07/2003 - 01/06/2008) Sponsor: Duke University
  • A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Effectivness of the IBV Valve System of the Treatment of Severe Emphysema (#9304584 03/20/2009 - 01/07/2015) Sponsor: Spiration, Inc.
  • A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the IBV Valve System for the Single-Lobe Treatment of Severe Emphysema (#9306247 09/24/2013 - 09/23/2016) Sponsor: Spiration, Inc.