Ross Milner, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Center for Aortic Diseases
Ross Milner, MD, is an internationally recognized expert in vascular surgery. He specializes in the treatment of complex aortic diseases.
Dr. Milner has been the primary investigator on numerous endovascular device trials. He is the co-national principal investigator for the GREAT registry. He examined the use of remote pressure sensor monitoring for surveillance after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair as part of a research fellowship that he completed at the University Medical Center of Utrecht as the Marco Polo Fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery. Since that time, he has been involved with many studies that evaluate endovascular devices for both thoracic aortic disease and abdominal aortic aneurysms.
A dedicated educator and mentor, Dr. Milner teaches medical students, residents and fellows about vascular disease management, including the use of aortic stents. He has received numerous awards for his teaching. In addition, he is frequently invited to speak at national and international conferences on vascular surgery and aortic aneurysms. He has been recognized as the first master clinician of the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence.
A prolific author, Dr. Milner has written more than 100 abstracts and manuscripts, as well as more than 20 reviews and chapters in leading textbooks on endovascular therapies. In addition, he serves on the editorial board for several prominent scientific journals, including The European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Vascular Disease Management, and Endovascular Today, and reviews manuscripts for inclusion in many peer-reviewed journals, such as the American Journal of Surgery and the Journal of Vascular Surgery.
The University of Chicago Medicine
University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced
Year Started Practice
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Internship and Residency
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (general surgery)
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (vascular and endovascular surgery)
Association for Academic Surgery
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Read More About Dr. Milner
Dr. Milner was part of an expert team that treated Brandi Umbarger, who was suffering from a rare vascular deformity that made eating nearly impossible.
Dr. Milner was featured in the article GREAT Registry for Gore's Aortic Devices Achieves Enrolment Milestone in Endovascular Today that discusses the Gore GREAT registry and how it can be used to advance endovascular treatment and improve patient outcomes.
The Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence appointed Dr. Milner as the first master clinician; in this role, he mentors both student and faculty scholars as they work to improve doctor-patient communication and clinical decision-making.
View a partial list of Dr. Milner's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.