Michael Miller , MD


Phone: 828.564.9222
Fax: 828.561.9200

1980 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Bachelor of Arts, Magna cum laude

1985 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, M.D.

Rotablator, Boston Scientific Corp.

Rotablator Proctor, Boston Scientific Corp

Palmaz-Schatz stent, Johnson & Johnson Interventional Systems

TEC catheter, Interventional Technology

Intracoronary brachytherapy, Guidant Corp.

Peripheral vascular training – renal, iliac, upper and lower extremities

1. Miller MJ, McKay RG, Ferguson JJ, Sahagian P, Nakao S, Come PC, Grossman W.  Right atrial pressure-volume relationships in tricuspid regurgitation. Circulation 1986;73(4):799-808.

2. McKay RG, Miller MJ, Ferguson JJ, Momomura S, Sahagian P, Grossman W, Pasternak RC. Assessment of left ventricular pressure-volume relations with an impedance catheter and transient inferior vena caval occlusion: Use of this system in the evaluation of the cardiotonic effects of dobutamine, milrinone, Posicor, and epinephrine. JACC 1986;8(5):1152-1160.

3. Nakao S, Come PC, Miller MJ, Momomura S, Sahagian P, Ransil BJ, Grossman W. Effects of supine and lateral positions on the cardiac output and intracardiac pressures: an experimental study. Circulation 1986;73(3):579-585.

4. Ferguson JJ, Miller MJ, Sahagian P, Aroesty JM, McKay RG. Assessment of aortic pressure-volume relationships with an impedance catheter. Catheter Cardiovas Diag 1988;15:27-36.  

5. Ferguson JJ, Miller MJ, Aroesty JM, Sahagian P, Grossman W, McKay RG. Assessment of right atrial pressure-volume relations in patients with and without an atrial septal defect. JACC 1989;13:630-636.

6. Momomura SI, Ferguson JJ, Miller MJ, Parker JA, Grossman W. Regional myocardial blood flow and left ventricular diastolic properties in pacing-induced ischemia. JACC 1991;17:781-9

7. Fishman RF, Kuntz RE, Carrozza JP, Miller MJ, Senerchia CC, Schnitt SJ, Diver DJ, Safian RD, Baim DS.  Long term results of directional coronary atherectomy: Predictors of restenosis. J AM Coll Cardiol 1992;20:1101-10.

8. Miller MJ, Kuntz RE, Fredrich SP, Leidig GA, Fishman RF, Schnitt SJ, Baim DS, Safian RD.  Frequency and consequences of intimal hyperplasia in specimens retrieved by directional atherectomy of native primary coronary artery stenoses and subsequent restenoses. Am J Cardiol 1993;71:652-658.

9. Mansour M, Fishman RF, Kuntz RE, Carrozza JP, Miller MJ, Pomerantz RM, Safian RD, Baim DS.  Feasibility of directional atherectomy for the treatment of bifurcations lesions. Coronary Artery Disease 1992;3:761-765.

10. Tenaglia AJ, Fortin DF, Califf RM, Frid DJ, Nelson CL, Gardner L, Miller MJ, Navetta FI, Smith JE, Tcheng FJF, Stack RS.  Individualizing the risk of angioplasty abrupt vessel closure. JACC 1994;24:1004-1011.

11. Borges-Neto S, Watson JM, Miller MJ Tc-99 Sestamibi Cardiac SPECT inaging during coronary artery occlusion in humans - comparison with dipyridamole stress studies. Radiology March 1996;198(3):751-754

12. Ferguson JJ 3rd, Miller MJ, Sahagian P, Aroesty JM, McKay RG. Effects of respiration and vasodilation on venous volume in animals and man, as measured with an impedance catheter. Cathst Cardiovascu Diagn January 198916(1):25-34

13. Gramling-Babb P, Miller MJ, Reeves ST, Roy RC, Zile MR, Treatment of medically and surgically refractory angina pectoris with high thoracic epidural analgesia - Initial clinical experience Am Heart J June 1997, 133(6):648-655

14. Ohman EM, Kleinman NS, Gacioch G, Worley SJ, Navetta FI, Talley JD, Anderson HV, Ellis SG, Cohen M, Sprigg D, Miller MJ, Keriakes D, Yakubov S, Kitt MM, Sigmon KN, Califf RM, Krucoff MW, Topol EJ. Combined accelerated tissue-plasminogen activator and platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor blockade with Integrelin in acute myocardial infarction: results of a randomized, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging trial. Submitted, Circulation.

15. Barsmess GW, Buller C, Ohman EM, Schechter E, Pucillo A, Taylor MA, Miller, MJ, Reiner JS. Churchill D, Chandler AB, Gonealez M, Smith J, Tommaso C, Berdan LG, Wildermann NM, Hasdai D, Holmes DR Jr.  Reduced Thrombus burden with Aciximab delivered locally before percutaneous intervention in saphenous vein grafts. AM Heart J May 2000, 139(5):824-829

16. O'Shea S, Pieper K, O'Shea JC, Kitt MM, Lorenz TJ, Tannenbaum M, Sheldon S, Jain A, Kieval J, Miller MJ, Ortel T, Tcheng JE.  Occurrence and clinical significance of thrombocytopenia in patients undergoing non-emergency stent implantation with adjunctive high-dose eptifibatide. Submitted, ACC 2001

17. Shammas RL, Miller MJ, Babb JD. Single left coronary artery with origin of the right coronary from distal circumflex  Clinical Cardiology 2001 (24)90-92, 2001 Jan

18. Shammas RL., Babb JD, Miller MJ  Spontaneous Left Anterior Descending Artery to Right Ventricular Fistula. The Journal of Invasive Cardiology Accepted January 2001

19. Kumar S, Miller MJ Tumor Blush in Atrial Myxoma. British Cardiology Journal Accepted for publication 

20. Khan NU, Miller MJ, Babb JD, Ahmed S, Saha PK, Shammas RL, Macdonald RG, Movahed A. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection. Acute Cardiac Care 2006 (8):162-171

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Sarnoff Society for Cardiovascular Research

Society for Cardiac Angiography & Intervention