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Practice areas

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Cardiac Catheterization and Interventions
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Heart Attack Emergency Care
  • Structural Heart Program

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Procedures
  • Patent Foramen Ovale/Atrial Septal Defect (PFO/ASD) Closures
  • Valvuloplasty

Education

Degree

The Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus

Residency

Northeastern Ohio University Affiliated Hospitals, Canton

Fellowship

University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Additional information

Profile

John Gurley, MD, received his medical degree from The Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, in Columbus and completed a fellowship at the University of Kentucky. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.

Research/Publications

  1. Sexton TR, Wallace EL, Chen A, Charnigo RJ, Reda HK, Ziada KM, Gurley JC, Smyth SS. Thromboinflammatory response and predictors of outcomes in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2016 Apr;41(3):384-93.
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  2. Davis KL, Gurley JC, Davenport DL, Xenos ES. The use of HeRo catheter in catheter-dependent dialysis patients with superior vena cava occlusion. J Vasc Access. 17(2):138-42.
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  3. Piazza G, Hohlfelder B, Jaff MR, Ouriel K, Engelhardt TC, Sterling KM, Jones NJ, Gurley JC, Bhatheja R, Kennedy RJ, Goswami N, Natarajan K, Rundback J, Sadiq IR, Liu SK, Bhalla N, Raja ML, Weinstock BS, Cynamon J, Elmasri FF, Garcia MJ, Kumar M, Ayerdi J, Soukas P, Kuo W, Liu PY, Goldhaber SZ. A Prospective, Single-Arm, Multicenter Trial of Ultrasound-Facilitated, Catheter-Directed, Low-Dose Fibrinolysis for Acute Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism: The SEATTLE II Study. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Aug 24;8(10):1382-92.
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  4. George B, Wallace EL, Charnigo R, Wingerter KE, Kapadia P, Gurley JC, Smyth SS. A retrospective analysis of catheter-based thrombolytic therapy for acute submassive and massive pulmonary embolism. Vasc Med. 2015 Apr;20(2):122-30.
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  5. Leung SW, Gurley JC, Ziada KM, Reda HK, Smith MD, Sorrell VL. Open wide: transient wide-open mitral regurgitation during transcatheter aortic valve implantation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 May 6;63(17):e45.
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  6. Hayes D, Schell RM, Plunkett MD, Gurley JC, Hoopes CW. AngioJet rheolytic thrombectomy for thrombotic myocardial injury in a 15-year-old cystic fibrosis patient during lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug; 94(2):626-8. PMID: 22579902.
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  7. Hoopes CW, Gurley JC, Zwischenberger JB, Diaz-Guzman E. Mechanical Support for Pulmonary Veno-occlusive Disease: Combined Atrial Septostomy and Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012; 24(3):232-4. PMID: 23200082.
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  8. Elayi CS, Whitbeck MG, Charnigo R, Shah J, Macaulay TE, Morales G, Gurley JC, Kakavand B, Thal S, Ching CK, Khaykin Y, Verma A, Barrett C, Bai R, Di Biase L, Patwardhan A, Moliterno DJ, Natale A. Is there an association between external cardioversions and long-term mortality and morbidity? Insights from the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Aug; 4(4):465-9. PMID: 21511994.
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  9. Kuo BT, Whitbeck MG, Gurley JC, Smith MD. Double atrial septal defect: diagnosis and closure guidance with 3D transesophageal echocardiography. Echocardiography. 2011 Jul; 28(6):E115-7. PMID: 21426388.
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  10. Elayi CS, Gurley JC, Di Sessa TG, Kakavand B. Surgical electrocautery facilitated transseptal puncture in children. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2011 Jul; 34(7):827-31. PMID: 21410731.
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  11. Elayi CS, Whitbeck MG, Morales G, Gurley JC. Balloon-facilitated delivery of a left ventricular pacing lead. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 Feb; 36(2):e31-4. PMID: 21276022.
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  12. Elayi CS, Allen CL, Leung S, Lusher S, Morales GX, Wiisanen M, Aikat S, Kakavand B, Shah JS, Moliterno DJ, Gurley JC. Inside-out access: a new method of lead placement for patients with central venous occlusions. Heart Rhythm. 2011 Jun; 8(6):851-7. PMID: 21237290.
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  13. Gurley JC. Flat detectors and new aspects of radiation safety. Cardiol Clin. 2009 Aug; 27(3):385-94. PMID: 19573712.
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  14. Wilson J, Reda H, Gurley JC. Anomalous right coronary artery originating from the left anterior descending artery: case report and review of the literature. Int J Cardiol. 2009 Nov 12; 137(3):195-8. PMID: 19427707.
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  15. León AR, Abraham WT, Brozena S, Daubert JP, Fisher WG, Gurley JC, Liang CS, Wong G. Cardiac resynchronization with sequential biventricular pacing for the treatment of moderate-to-severe heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Dec 20; 46(12):2298-304. PMID: 16360062.
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  16. León AR, Abraham WT, Curtis AB, Daubert JP, Fisher WG, Gurley J, Hayes DL, Lieberman R, Petersen-Stejskal S, Wheelan K. Safety of transvenous cardiac resynchronization system implantation in patients with chronic heart failure: combined results of over 2,000 patients from a multicenter study program. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Dec 20; 46(12):2348-56. PMID: 16360070.
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  17. Jahraus CD, St Clair W, Gurley J, Meigooni AS. Endovascular brachytherapy for the treatment of renal artery in-stent restenosis using a beta-emitting source: a report of five patients. South Med J. 2003 Nov; 96(11):1165-8. PMID: 14632372.
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  18. Kearney KR, Smith MD, Xie GY, Gurley JC. Massive air embolus to the left ventricle: diagnosis and monitoring by serial echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1997 Nov-Dec; 10(9):982-7. PMID: 9440078.
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  19. Kriss VM, Cottrill CM, Gurley JC. Carbon dioxide (CO2) angiography in children. Pediatr Radiol. 1997 Oct; 27(10):807-10. PMID: 9323247.
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  20. Subramanian V, Anstead M, Cottrill CM, Kanga J, Gurley J. Tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve and bronchial compression: treatment with endobronchial stents. Pediatr Cardiol. 1997 May-Jun; 18(3):237-9. PMID: 9142722.
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  21. Smith MD, Cassidy JM, Gurley JC, Smith AC, Booth DC. Echo Doppler evaluation of patients with acute mitral regurgitation: superiority of transesophageal echocardiography with color flow imaging. Am Heart J. 1995 May; 129(5):967-74. PMID: 7732986.
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  22. Yamagishi M, Nissen SE, Booth DC, Gurley JC, Koyama J, Kawano S, DeMaria AN. Coronary reactivity to nitroglycerin: intravascular ultrasound evidence for the importance of plaque distribution. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1995 Jan; 25(1):224-30. PMID: 7798506.
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  23. Xie GY, Berk MR, Smith MD, Gurley JC, DeMaria AN. Prognostic value of Doppler transmitral flow patterns in patients with congestive heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1994 Jul; 24(1):132-9. PMID: 8006256.
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  24. Nissen SE, Gurley JC, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Intravascular ultrasound of the coronary arteries: current applications and future directions. Am J Cardiol. 1992 Jun 18; 69(20):18H-29H. PMID: 1605117.
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  25. Gurley JC, Nissen SE, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Influence of operator- and patient-dependent variables on the suitability of automated quantitative coronary arteriography for routine clinical use. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1992 May; 19(6):1237-43. PMID: 1564224.
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  26. Cassidy JM, Smith MD, Gurley JC, Booth DC, Cater AL, Salley RK. Detection of thrombosis of St. Jude Medical prostheses by transesophageal echocardiography. Am Heart J. 1991 Nov; 122(5):1466-9. PMID: 1951014.
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  27. Nissen SE, Gurley JC, Grines CL, Booth DC, McClure R, Berk M, Fischer C, DeMaria AN. Intravascular ultrasound assessment of lumen size and wall morphology in normal subjects and patients with coronary artery disease. Circulation. 1991 Sep; 84(3):1087-99. PMID: 1884441.
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  28. Grines CL, Nissen SE, Booth DC, Gurley JC, Chelliah N, Wolf R, Blankenship J, Branco MC, Bennett K, DeMaria AN. A prospective, randomized trial comparing combination half-dose tissue-type plasminogen activator and streptokinase with full-dose tissue-type plasminogen activator. Kentucky Acute Myocardial Infarction Trial (KAMIT) Group. Circulation. 1991 Aug; 84(2):540-9. PMID: 1907228.
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  29. Gurley JC, MacPhail BS. Acute myocardial infarction due to thrombolytic reperfusion of chronically occluded saphenous vein coronary bypass grafts. Am J Cardiol. 1991 Jul 15; 68(2):274-5. PMID: 2063798.
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  30. Grines CL, Booth DC, Nissen SE, Gurley JC, Bennett KA, DeMaria AN. Acute effects of parenteral beta-blockade on regional ventricular function of infarct and noninfarct zones after reperfusion therapy in humans. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1991 May; 17(6):1382-7. PMID: 1673133.
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  31. Smith MD, Wisenbaugh T, Grayburn PA, Gurley JC, Spain MG, DeMaria AN. Value and limitations of Doppler pressure half-time in quantifying mitral stenosis: a comparison with micromanometer catheter recordings. Am Heart J. 1991 Feb; 121(2 Pt 1):480-8. PMID: 1990752.
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  32. Nissen SE, Gurley JC. Application of intravascular ultrasound for detection and quantitation of coronary atherosclerosis. Int J Card Imaging. 1991; 6(3-4):165-77. PMID: 1919061.
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  33. Gurley JC, Nissen SE, Elion JL, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Determination of coronary flow reserve by digital angiography: validation of a practical method not requiring power injection or electrocardiographic gating. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1990 Jul; 16(1):190-7. PMID: 2358592.
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  34. Grines CL, Booth DC, Nissen SE, Gurley JC, Bennett KA, O'Connor WN, DeMaria AN. Mechanism of acute myocardial infarction in patients with prior coronary artery bypass grafting and therapeutic implications. Am J Cardiol. 1990 Jun 1; 65(20):1292-6. PMID: 2343816.
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  35. Gurley JC, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Circulatory collapse following coronary bypass surgery: multivessel and graft spasm reversed in the catheterization laboratory by intracoronary papaverine. Am Heart J. 1990 May; 119(5):1194-5. PMID: 2330875.
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  36. Gurley JC, Booth DC, Hixson C, Smith MD. Removal of retained intracoronary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty equipment by a percutaneous twin guidewire method. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1990 Apr; 19(4):251-6. PMID: 2334959.
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  37. Nissen SE, Gurley JC. Assessment of the functional significance of coronary stenoses. Is digital angiography the answer? Circulation. 1990 Apr; 81(4):1431-5. PMID: 2180595.
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  38. Nissen SE, Grines CL, Gurley JC, Sublett K, Haynie D, Diaz C, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Application of a new phased-array ultrasound imaging catheter in the assessment of vascular dimensions. In vivo comparison to cineangiography. Circulation. 1990 Feb; 81(2):660-6. PMID: 2137048.
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  39. Nissen SE, Gurley JC, DeMaria AN. Assessment of vascular disease by intravascular ultrasound. Cardiology. 1990; 77(5):398-410. PMID: 2073658.
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  40. Gurley JC, Nissen SE. Comparison of digital and cine coronary arteriography. Int J Card Imaging. 1990; 5(2-3):105-18. PMID: 2230289.
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  41. Harrison MR, MacPhail B, Gurley JC, Harlamert EA, Steinmetz JE, Smith MD, DeMaria AN. Usefulness of color Doppler flow imaging to distinguish ventricular septal defect from acute mitral regurgitation complicating acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 1989 Oct 1; 64(12):697-701. PMID: 2801519.
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  42. Grines CL, Nissen SE, Booth DC, Branco MC, Gurley JC, Bennett KA, DeMaria AN. A new thrombolytic regimen for acute myocardial infarction using combination half dose tissue-type plasminogen activator with full dose streptokinase: a pilot study. KAMIT Study Group. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1989 Sep; 14(3):573-80. PMID: 2504797.
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  43. Gurley JC, Nissen SE, Booth DC, Harrison M, Grayburn P, Elion JL, DeMaria AN. Comparison of simultaneously performed digital and film-based angiography in assessment of coronary artery disease. Circulation. 1988 Dec; 78(6):1411-20. PMID: 3191595.
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  44. Harrison MR, Gurley JC, Smith MD, Grayburn PA, DeMaria AN. A practical application of Doppler echocardiography for the assessment of severity of aortic stenosis. Am Heart J. 1988 Mar; 115(3):622-8. PMID: 2964186.
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  45. Grayburn PA, Smith MD, Harrison MR, Gurley JC, DeMaria AN. Pivotal role of aortic valve area calculation by the continuity equation for Doppler assessment of aortic stenosis in patients with combined aortic stenosis and regurgitation. Am J Cardiol. 1988 Feb 1; 61(4):376-81. PMID: 2963521.
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  46. Grayburn PA, Smith MD, Gurley JC, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Effect of aortic regurgitation on the assessment of mitral valve orifice area by Doppler pressure half-time in mitral stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 1987 Aug 1; 60(4):322-6. PMID: 3618490.
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