University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Frank Ittleman, M.D.
Frank Ittleman, M.D.

Frank Ittleman, M.D.

Professor and Chief
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Frank.Ittleman@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Surgery, Fletcher, Rm 454

Education

M.D.,University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1972
Residency in General Surgery, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 1973-1977
Residency in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH, 1977-1979

Expertise

Adult Coronary and Valvular Surgery
Limited Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surgery

Academic Appointments

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington VT, 1997 - present
Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington VT, 1990 - 1997
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington VT, 1980 - 1990
Senior Instructor in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Case western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 1979 - 1980

Publications

Fonseca C, Taatjes DJ, Callas P, Ittleman F, Bovill EG. The effects of aging on the intimal region of the human saphenous vein: insights from multimodal microscopy and quantitative image analysis. Histochem Cell Biol. 2012;138(3):435-45.

Hünlich M, Tremble SM, Begin KJ, Leavitt BJ, Ittleman FP, VanBuren P. Atrial contractile protein content and function are preserved in patients with coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation.Coron Artery Dis 2010;21(6):357-62.

Teo EY, Ittleman F, Hamlin MP. A Chiari network and difficult cannulation of the coronary sinus for retrograde perfusion. Anesth Analg 2010;111(1):79-81.

Brooks EG, Trotman W, Wadsworth MP, Taatjes DJ, Evans MF, Ittleman FP, Callas PW, Esmon CT, Bovill EG.  Valves of the Deep Venous System: an Overlooked Risk Factor. Blood  2009;114(6):1276-9.

Suzuki T, Ittleman FP, Gogo PB Jr. Atypical presentation of anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery from the pulmonary artery. Ann Thorac Surg 2009;88(4):1339-41.

Krag DN, Kusminsky R, Manna E, Weaver D, Harlow SP, Covelli M, Stanley MA, McCahill L, Ittleman F, Leavitt B, Krag M, Amarante P. Cytokeratin-positive cells in the bone marrow of breast cancer patients and noncancer donors. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 2009;17(5):403-8.

Schmoker JD, McPartland KJ, Fellinger EK, Boyum J, Trombley L, Ittleman FP, Terrien C 3rd, Stanley A, Howard A.  Matrix metalloproteinase and tissue inhibitor expression in atherosclerotic and nonatherosclerotic thoracic aortic aneurysms.  J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg  2007;133(1):155-61.

Krag DN,Kusminsky R, Manna E, Ambaye A, Weaver DL, Harlow SP, Covelli M, Stanley MA, McCahill L, Ittleman FP, Leavitt BJ, Krag M.The Detection of Isolated Tumor Cells in Bone Marrow Comparing Brightfield Immunocytochemistry and Multi-color Immunofluorescence.  Annals of Surgical Oncology 2005; 12(9):753-60.

Complete List of Publications