Aleem Siddique, MBBS, FACS, FACC

Aleem Siddique, MD

Associate Professor Department of Surgery

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Surgical Director for Lung Transplantation

Surgical Director for Aortic Program

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE 68198-2315

Phone: 402-559-4424

Fax: 402-559-6913

 Curriculum Vitae

Graduate: Aga Khan University Medical College

Cardiothoracic Surgery - Cardiothoracic Pathway, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
General Surgery - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Fellowship: Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support, Freeman Hospital
Board Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Academic Appointment:

Associate professor

Surgical Director Lung transplantation

Surgical Director Aortic Program


Clinical Interests:

End stage Heart and Lung Disease including heart/lung transplantation

Extracorporeal life support (ECLS/ECMO)

Complex aortic surgery including TEVAR (thoracic endovascular aortic repair)

Use of multi-arterial grafting in coronary bypass surgery (CABG)

Mitral valve repair

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

Research Interests:

Outcomes in lung transplantation

Outcomes in short and long term mechanical support

Graft patency and outcomes in coronary bypass surgery (CABG)- recipient of Great Plains IDeA-CTR Pilot grant, Center for Heart and Vascular Research

Site Principal Investigator for ROMA trial- Randomized Comparison Of The Clinical Outcome Of Single Vs Multiple Arterial Grafts trial

Site Principal Investigator for ProactXa trial- A Trial to Determine if Participants With an On-X Aortic Valve Can be Maintained Safely on Apixaban

Site Principal Investigator for TOP registry- Lung Organ Care System™ For Donor Lungs for Transplantation

Site Principal Investigator for Expand II trial (completed)- Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the Portable Organ Care System (OCS™) Lung System for Recruiting, Preserving and Assessing Non-Ideal Donor Lungs for Transplantation