Jose Pimiento, MD

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Jose Pimiento, MD

Assistant Member

Education And Training
  • Fellow, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 2012 - Surgical Oncology Research
  • Resident, Saint Mary's Health System/Affiliated Yale University School of Medicine, 2009 - General Surgery
  • Fellow, Yale University School of Medicine, 2006 - Vascular Surgery
  • Course, University Hospital Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota, 2003 - Nutrition Support
  • MD, Universidad Nacional de Columbia, 2000
  • Intern, University Hospital Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogata, 2000


  • Pimiento JM, Echeverri S. Pressure ulcers and malnutrition: a devastating and common association. Nutrition. 2014 Mar;30(3):370-371. Pubmedid: 24484686.
  • Toloza E, Sobky C, Pimiento J, Garrett J, Pappas-Politis E, Deneve J, Kim D, Plank D, Smith P, Gonzalez R. Multilevel Costovertebral Reconstruction With the Synthes MatrixRIB Fixation System and Vicryl Mesh After Radical Chest Wall Resection for Sarcoma: A Case Report. Chest. 2014 Mar;145(3 Suppl):34A. Pubmedid: 24638509.
  • McCahill LE, May M, Morrow JB, Khandavalli S, Shabahang B, Kemmeter P, Pimiento JM. Esophagectomy outcomes at a mid-volume cancer center utilizing prospective multidisciplinary care and a 2-surgeon team approach. Am J Surg. 2014 Mar;207(3):380-386. Pubmedid: 24581762.
  • Pimiento JM, Weber J, Hoffe SE, Shridhar R, Almhanna K, Vignesh S, Karl RC, Meredith KL. Outcomes associated with surgery for T4 esophageal cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Aug;20(8):2706-2712. Pubmedid: 23504118.
  • Hodul PJ, Dong Y, Husain K, Pimiento JM, Chen J, Zhang A, Francois R, Pledger WJ, Coppola D, Sebti SM, Chen DT, Malafa MP. Vitamin E δ-tocotrienol induces p27(Kip1)-dependent cell-cycle arrest in pancreatic cancer cells via an E2F-1-dependent mechanism. PLoS One. 2013 Aug;8(2):e52526. Pubmedid: 23393547. Pmcid: PMC3564846.
  • Pimiento JM, Larkin EM, Smalley KS, Wiersma GL, Monks NR, Fedorenko IV, Peterson CA, Nickoloff BJ. Melanoma genotypes and phenotypes get personal. Lab Invest. 2013 Aug;93(8):858-867. Pubmedid: 23817084.
  • Parsons CM, Pimiento JM, Cheong D, Marzban SS, Gonzalez RJ, Johnson D, Letson GD, Zager JS. The role of radical amputations for extremity tumors: a single institution experience and review of the literature. J Surg Oncol. 2012 Feb;105(2):149-155. Pubmedid: 21837679.
  • Eghbalieh SD, Chowdhary P, Muto A, Ziegler KR, Kudo FA, Pimiento JM, Mirmehdi I, Model LS, Kondo Y, Nishibe T, Dardik A. Age-related neointimal hyperplasia is associated with monocyte infiltration after balloon angioplasty. J Gerontol A-Biol. 2012 Feb;67(2):109-117. Pubmedid: 22016364. Pmcid: PMC3261442.
  • Pimiento JM, Gadgil PV, Santillan AA, Lee MC, Esposito NN, Kiluk JV, Khakpour N, Hartley TL, Yeh IT, Laronga C. Phyllodes tumors: race-related differences. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Oct;213(4):537-542. Pubmedid: 21856184.
  • Pimiento JM, Lee MC, Esposito NN, Kiluk JV, Khakpour N, Carter WB, Han G, Laronga C. Role of axillary staging in women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ with microinvasion. J Oncol Pract. 2011 Sep;7(5):309-313. Pubmedid: 22211128. Pmcid: PMC3170064.
  • Copeland EM, Pimiento JM, Dudrick SJ. Total parenteral nutrition and cancer: from the beginning. Surg Clin N Am. 2011 Aug;91(4):727-36, vii. Pubmedid: 21787964.
  • Dudrick SJ, Pimiento JM. Parenteral nutrition and nutritional support of surgical patients: reflections, controversies, and challenges. Surg Clin N Am. 2011 Jun;91(3):675-692. Pubmedid: 21621703.
  • Malkan AD, Pimiento JM, Maloney SP, Palesty JA, Scholand SJ. Unusual manifestations of Clostridium difficile infection. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2010 Jun;11(3):333-337. Pubmedid: 19795991.
  • Muto A, Kondo Y, Pimiento JM, Fitzgerald TN, Dardik A, Nishibe T. Vasodilator response correlates with outcome in chronic critical limb ischemia. J Surg Res. 2010 Jun;161(1):156-161. Pubmedid: 19482314.
  • Westvik TS, Fitzgerald TN, Muto A, Maloney SP, Pimiento JM, Fancher TT, Magri D, Westvik HH, Nishibe T, Velazquez OC, Dardik A. Limb ischemia after iliac ligation in aged mice stimulates angiogenesis without arteriogenesis. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Feb;49(2):464-473. Pubmedid: 19028053. Pmcid: PMC2661623.
  • Fitzgerald TN, Shepherd BR, Asada H, Teso D, Muto A, Fancher T, Pimiento JM, Maloney SP, Dardik A. Laminar shear stress stimulates vascular smooth muscle cell apoptosis via the Akt pathway. J Cell Physiol. 2008 Aug;216(2):389-395. Pubmedid: 18247368.
  • Pimiento JM, Maloney SP, Tang PC, Muto A, Westvik TS, Fitzgerald TN, Fancher TT, Tellides G, Dardik A. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase stimulates aneurysm growth in aged mice. J Vasc Res. 2008 Jun;45(3):251-258. Pubmedid: 18182824.
  • Pimiento JM, Teso D, Malkan A, Dudrick SJ, Palesty JA. Cancer of unknown primary origin: a decade of experience in a community-based hospital. Am J Surg. 2007 Dec;194(6):833-837. Pubmedid: 18005780.
  • Kudo FA, Muto A, Maloney SP, Pimiento JM, Bergaya S, Fitzgerald TN, Westvik TS, Frattini JC, Breuer CK, Cha CH, Nishibe T, Tellides G, Sessa WC, Dardik A. Venous identity is lost but arterial identity is not gained during vein graft adaptation. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007 Jul;27(7):1562-1571. Pubmedid: 17463332.
  • Muto A, Fitzgerald TN, Pimiento JM, Maloney SP, Teso D, Paszkowiak JJ, Westvik TS, Kudo FA, Nishibe T, Dardik A. Smooth muscle cell signal transduction: implications of vascular biology for vascular surgeons. J Vasc Surg. 2007 Jun;45 Suppl A:A15-A24. Pubmedid: 17544020. Pmcid: PMC1939976.
  • Paszkowiak JJ, Maloney SP, Kudo FA, Muto A, Teso D, Rutland RC, Westvik TS, Pimiento JM, Tellides G, Sessa WC, Dardik A. Evidence supporting changes in Nogo-B levels as a marker of neointimal expansion but not adaptive arterial remodeling. Vascul Pharmacol. 2007 Apr;46(4):293-301. Pubmedid: 17207665. Pmcid: PMC1839844.
  • Fitzgerald TN, Muto A, Kudo FA, Pimiento JM, Constable RT, Dardik A. Emerging vascular applications of magnetic resonance imaging: a picture is worth more than a thousand words. Vascular. 14(6):366-371. Pubmedid: 17150158.
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