John Carroll, MD
Professor, Medicine-Cardiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine (1976)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Princeton University (NJ) (1972)
Internship:
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center Program (1978)
Residency:
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center Program, Cardiovascular Disease (1980)
Fellowships:
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center Program, Cardiovascular Disease (1982)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Cardiology

Professional Titles

  • Professor of Medicine/Cardiology
  • Director of Interventional Cardiology
  • Co-Director Cardiac and Vascular Center

Recognition & Awards

  • Best Doctor for Executives, ColoradoBiz Magazine (2012)
    Named Best Interventional Cardiology Doctor
  • Top Doctors Denver Interventional Cardiology, 5280 Magazine (2010)
  • Top Doctors Denver Interventional Cardiology, 5280 Magazine (2009)
  • Top Doctors Denver Interventional Cardiology, 5280 Magazine (2008)

Research Interests

Clinical trials in new therapies for heart valves, PFO and other cardiac defects, and new cardiac imaging modalities.

Publications

  • Donmez E, Salcedo EE, Quaife RA, Burke JM, Gill EA, Carroll JD. The acute effects of edge-to-edge percutaneous mitral valve repair on the shape and size of the mitral annulus and its relation to mitral regurgitation. Echocardiography. 2019 Feb 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30801804
  • Jone PN, Haak A, Petri N, Ross M, Morgan G, Wiktor DM, Gill E, Quaife RA, Messenger JC, Salcedo EE, Carroll JD. Echocardiography-Fluoroscopy Fusion Imaging for Guidance of Congenital and Structural Heart Disease Interventions. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30660524
  • Carroll JD. Has a New Determinant of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes Been Identified?. JAMA Cardiol. 2019 Jan 1;4(1):22-24. PubMed PMID: 30516816
  • Bavaria JE, Tommaso CL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, Michael Deeb G, Feldman TE, Gleason TG, Horlick EM, Kavinsky CJ, Kumbhani DJ, Craig Miller D, Allen Seals A, Shahian DM, Shemin RJ, Sundt TM 3rd, Thourani VH. 2018 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS expert consensus systems of care document: Operator and institutional recommendations and requirements for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A Joint Report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Feb 15;93(3):E153-E184. PubMed PMID: 30265423
  • Shahian DM, Gleason TG, Shemin RJ, Carroll JD, Mack MJ. TAVR 2.0: Professional Societies Collaborating to Measure, Assure, and Improve Quality. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb;107(2):329-330. PubMed PMID: 30076794
  • Bavaria JE, Tommaso CL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, Deeb GM, Feldman TE, Gleason TG, Horlick EM, Kavinsky CJ, Kumbhani DJ, Miller DC, Seals AA, Shahian DM, Shemin RJ, Sundt TM 3rd, Thourani VH. 2018 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: Operator and Institutional Recommendations and Requirements for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Joint Report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and Society of Thoracic Surgeons. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Jan 29;73(3):340-374. PubMed PMID: 30031107
  • Bavaria JE, Tommaso CL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, Deeb GM, Feldman TE, Gleason TG, Horlick EM, Kavinsky CJ, Kumbhani DJ, Miller DC, Seals AA, Shahian DM, Shemin RJ, Sundt TM 3rd, Thourani VH. 2018 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: Operator and Institutional Recommendations and Requirements for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Joint Report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb;107(2):650-684. PubMed PMID: 30030976
  • Bavaria JE, Tommaso CL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, Deeb GM, Feldman TE, Gleason TG, Horlick EM, Kavinsky CJ, Kumbhani DJ, Miller DC, Seals AA, Shahian DM, Shemin RJ, Sundt TM 3rd, Thourani VH. 2018 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: Operator and institutional recommendations and requirements for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A joint report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and Society of Thoracic Surgeons. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30683490
  • Brindis RG, Carroll JD. Assuring High Quality for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement While Achieving Adequate Patient Access: What's the Controversy?. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2018 Dec;19(8):907-909. PubMed PMID: 30551838
  • Inohara T, Manandhar P, Kosinski AS, Matsouaka RA, Kohsaka S, Mentz RJ, Thourani VH, Carroll JD, Kirtane AJ, Bavaria JE, Cohen DJ, Kiefer TL, Gaca JG, Kapadia SR, Peterson ED, Vemulapalli S. Association of Renin-Angiotensin Inhibitor Treatment With Mortality and Heart Failure Readmission in Patients With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. JAMA. 2018 Dec 4;320(21):2231-2241. PubMed PMID: 30512100
  • Neill JC Jr, Sparkman BK, Carroll JD. Perforated Sigmoid Diverticulitis Resulting in Subcutaneous Abscess. Am Surg. 2018 Aug 1;84(8):e275-e276. PubMed PMID: 30454445
  • Neill JC Jr, Sparkman BK, Carroll JD. Perforated Sigmoid Diverticulitis Resulting in Subcutaneous Abscess. Am Surg. 2018 Aug 1;84(8):e275-e276. PubMed PMID: 30401038
  • Mao J, Redberg RF, Carroll JD, Marinac-Dabic D, Laschinger J, Thourani V, Mack M, Sedrakyan A. Association Between Hospital Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Volume and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Nov 1;3(11):1070-1078. PubMed PMID: 30383143
  • Hirschtritt ME, Carroll JD, Ross DA. Using Neuroscience to Make Sense of Psychopathy. Biol Psychiatry. 2018 Nov 1;84(9):e61-e63. PubMed PMID: 30297023
  • Carroll JD. Different Health Care Systems With a Common Message: Experience Has a Major Impact on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Sep 10;11(17):1680-1682. PubMed PMID: 30190059
  • Tuzcu EM, Kapadia SR, Vemulapalli S, Carroll JD, Holmes DR Jr, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, Grover FL, Brennan JM, Suri RM, Dai D, Svensson LG. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement of Failed Surgically Implanted Bioprostheses: The STS/ACC Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Jul 24;72(4):370-382. PubMed PMID: 30025572
  • Carroll JD. A Positive Bubble Test Post-Patent Foramen Ovale Closure: Was Satisfaction-of-Search to Blame?. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Jun 11;11(11):1105-1107. PubMed PMID: 29880107
  • Wiktor DM, Carroll JD. The Case for Selective Patent Foramen Ovale Closure After Cryptogenic Stroke. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Mar;11(3):e004152. PubMed PMID: 29870380
  • Leppert MH, Poisson SN, Carroll JD, Thaler DE, Kim CH, Orjuela KD, Ho PM, Burke JF, Campbell JD. Cost-Effectiveness of Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Versus Medical Therapy for Secondary Stroke Prevention. Stroke. 2018 Jun;49(6):1443-1450. PubMed PMID: 29720435
  • Wiktor DM, Carroll JD. ASD Closure in Structural Heart Disease. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2018 Apr 17;20(6):37. PubMed PMID: 29666940
  • Lim H, Carroll JD, Battaile CC, Chen SR, Moore AP, Lane JMD. Anisotropy and Strain Localization in Dynamic Impact Experiments of Tantalum Single Crystals. Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 3;8(1):5540. PubMed PMID: 29615765
  • Sandhu A, Tzou W, Ream K, Valle J, Tompkins C, Nguyen DT, Sauer WH, Carroll JD, Messenger J, Aleong RG. Heart Block After Discharge in Patients Undergoing TAVR With Latest-Generation Valves. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Feb 6;71(5):577-578. PubMed PMID: 29406864
  • Zipse MM, Messenger JC, Carroll JD, Seres T. Percutaneous repair of right ventricular perforation with Amplatzer septal defect occlusion device. Eur Heart J. 2018 Mar 1;39(9):817. PubMed PMID: 28025192
  • Carroll JD. Determinants, Associations, Consequences, and Prevention of Readmissions After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 May 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28494050
  • Grover FL, Vemulapalli S, Carroll JD, Edwards FH, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, Brindis RG, Shahian DM, Ruiz CE, Jacobs JP, Hanzel G, Bavaria JE, Tuzcu EM, Peterson ED, Fitzgerald S, Kourtis M, Michaels J, Christensen B, Seward WF, Hewitt K, Holmes DR Jr. 2016 Annual Report of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Mar 14;69(10):1215-1230. PubMed PMID: 27956264
  • Grover FL, Vemulapalli S, Carroll JD, Edwards FH, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, Brindis RG, Shahian DM, Ruiz CE, Jacobs JP, Hanzel G, Bavaria JE, Tuzcu EM, Peterson ED, Fitzgerald S, Kourtis M, Michaels J, Christensen B, Seward WF, Hewitt K, Holmes DR Jr. 2016 Annual Report of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar;103(3):1021-1035. PubMed PMID: 27955994
  • Zipse MM, Messenger JC, Carroll JD, Seres T. Percutaneous repair of right ventricular perforation with Amplatzer septal defect occlusion device. Eur Heart J. 2016 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28025192
  • Carroll JD. TAVR Prognosis, Aging, and the Second TAVR Tsunami: Insights From France. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Oct 11;68(15):1648-1650. PubMed PMID: 27712777
  • Holmes DR Jr, Nishimura RA, Grover FL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, Edwards FH, Peterson ED, Rumsfeld JS, Shahian DM, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Vemulapalli S, Hewitt K, Michaels J, Fitzgerald S, Mack MJ. Annual Outcomes With Transcatheter Valve Therapy: From the STS/ACC TVT Registry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb;101(2):789-800. PubMed PMID: 27175453
  • Leppert M, Poisson SN, Carroll JD. Atrial Septal Defects and Cardioembolic Strokes. Cardiol Clin. 2016 May;34(2):225-30. PubMed PMID: 27150170
  • Kim MS, Bracken J, Eshuis P, Chen SY, Fullerton D, Cleveland J, Messenger JC, Carroll JD. Use of short roll C-arm computed tomography and fully automated 3D analysis tools to guide transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jul;32(7):1145-52. PubMed PMID: 27091735
  • Kent DM, Dahabreh IJ, Ruthazer R, Furlan AJ, Reisman M, Carroll JD, Saver JL, Smalling RW, Jüni P, Mattle HP, Meier B, Thaler DE. Device Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale After Stroke: Pooled Analysis of Completed Randomized Trials. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Mar 1;67(8):907-17. PubMed PMID: 26916479
  • Carroll JD, Shuren J, Jensen TS, Hernandez J, Holmes D, Marinac-Dabic D, Edwards FH, Zuckerman BD, Wood LL, Kuntz RE, Mack MJ. Transcatheter valve therapy registry is a model for medical device innovation and surveillance. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Feb 1;34(2):328-34. PubMed PMID: 25646114
  • Brennan JM, Holmes DR, Sherwood MW, Edwards FH, Carroll JD, Grover FL, Tuzcu EM, Thourani V, Brindis RG, Shahian DM, Svensson LG, O'Brien SM, Shewan CM, Hewitt K, Gammie JS, Rumsfeld JS, Peterson ED, Mack MJ. The association of transcatheter aortic valve replacement availability and hospital aortic valve replacement volume and mortality in the United States. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec;98(6):2016-22; discussion 2022. PubMed PMID: 25443009
  • Kim MS, Bracken J, Nijhof N, Salcedo EE, Quaife RA, Messenger JC, Carroll JD. Integrated 3D Echo-X-Ray navigation to predict optimal angiographic deployment projections for TAVR. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Aug;7(8):847-8. PubMed PMID: 25124019
  • Carroll JD. The NCD for TAVR: challenges and opportunities. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Jul 1;84(1):122-3. PubMed PMID: 24975264
  • Haase C, Schäfer D, Kim M, Chen SJ, Carroll JD, Eshuis P, Dössel O, Grass M. First pass cable artefact correction for cardiac C-arm CT imaging. Phys Med Biol. 2014 Jul 21;59(14):3861-75. PubMed PMID: 24957596
  • Carroll JD, Fuller CJ. RoPE: a safety line but tangles remain. Neurology. 2014 Jul 15;83(3):204-5. PubMed PMID: 24928120
  • Quaife RA, Salcedo EE, Carroll JD. Procedural guidance using advance imaging techniques for percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral valve repair. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2014 Feb;16(2):452. PubMed PMID: 24430014
  • Fenster BE, Curran-Everett D, Freeman AM, Weinberger HD, Kern Buckner J, Carroll JD. Saline contrast echocardiography for the detection of patent foramen ovale in hypoxia: a validation study using intracardiac echocardiography. Echocardiography. 2014 Apr;31(4):420-7. PubMed PMID: 24138568
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Professional Memberships

  • American Heart Association (AHA), Member
  • American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American Federation of Clinical Research, Member
  • Central Society for Clinical Research, Member
  • Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Heart & Vascular Center - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-5300

UCHealth Structural Heart and Valve Clinic - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-5300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (1979)
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certification (1981)
  • Interventional Cardiology, Board Certification (2009, 2019)
  • Cardiology, Board Certification (1981)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Heart and Circulation - Interventional Cardiology
  • Heart and Circulation - Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Heart and Circulation
  • Heart and Circulation - Structural Heart Disease
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Valve Diseases
Clinical Interests
My speciality interests include cardiac catheterization and catheter-based therapies for heart valves, holes in the heart, coronary artery disease, and a variety of other novel therapies.

Care Philosophy
Provide individualized care of the highest quality, compassionately delivered, and with open communication.

Personal Interests
Running

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine (1976)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Princeton University (NJ) (1972)
Internships:
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center Program (1978)
Residency Programs:
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center Program, Cardiovascular Disease (1980)
Fellowships:
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center Program, Cardiovascular Disease (1982)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Cardiology
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