BadAorta

I'm Dr. Grayson Wheatley, a board-certified heart surgeon specializing in aortic surgery.

This blog is dedicated to giving patients, family members, and physicians quality medical information about the aorta, its diseases, and how to treat them.

Video: Battle Of The Bulge: Understanding Aortic Aneurysms

Video: Battle of the Bulge: Understanding Aortic Aneurysms Continue reading.

Risk Factors For Developing Aortic Disease (Second Edition)

Risk Factors For Developing Aortic Disease (Second Edition) Continue reading.

Ascyrus Medical Dissection Stent (AMDS) to treat acute Type A aortic dissections

The Ascyrus Medical Dissection Stent (AMDS) to treat acute Type A aortic dissections is a novel technology for expanding the treatment options for Type A aortic dissections. Continue reading.

Aortic Stenosis: New England Journal of Medicine

Management of Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis NEJM November 16, 2019 Continue reading.

My Mentor: Dr. Edward B. Diethrich (1935-2017)

Dr. Edward B. Diethrich was my mentor and a pioneer in Cardiovascular Surgery. Continue reading.