John C. Gurley, MD

Clinical interests

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

John C. Gurley, MD


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.

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine


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

Northeastern Ohio University Affiliated Hospitals, Canton

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

Cardiovascular Medicine

UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion G
Gill Heart Institute
First Floor
1000 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0602

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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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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