Roger P. Vermilion, M.D.

Roger P. Vermilion, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 631
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 275-6096
Fax: (585) 275-7436
Fax: (585) 442-0104

Research Bio

Dr. Vermilion's research interests include: Inflammation and elevated blood pressure in children and adolescents in collaboration with Drs. M.B. Lande, T.A. Pearson, P. Auinger, and D. Fernandez; Elevated Risk of Thrombosis in Infants Undergoing Stage I Surgical Palliation in collaboration with Drs. J.M. Cholette, J.S. Rubenstein, G.M. Alfieris, M.P. McDermott, W.G. Harmon, M.P. Eaton, J.J. Gangemi, and N.B. Lerner; A simplified method of measuring central aortic pulse wave velocity in the pediatric population - method and normal values in collaboration with C.O. Jo; Characterizing Aortic Wall Stiffness by Pulse Wave Velocity in Patients with Kawasaki Disease with Dr. C.

Jo; A prospective, randomized, controlled, clinical trial comparing two transfusion strategies in pediatric patients undergoing cavopulmonary connection in collaboration with Drs. J. Cholette, G. Alfieris, R. Cable, M. Eaton, J. Gangemi, N. Lerner, and J. Rubenstein. He is also collaborating with Drs. M. Lande and L. Gebhardt on Pulse Wave Velocity in Children and Adolescents with Hyperlipidemia or Elevated Blood Pressure.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award | Golisano Children's Hospital | University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester NY 2001

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 32 available »

2014 May
Cheng A, Thomas J, Vermilion RP, Alfieris GM, Hicks GL. "Right ventricular outflow tract obstruction after sinus of valsalva aneurysm repair." Journal of cardiac surgery. 2014 May; 29(3):317-9. Epub 2013 Oct 22.
2011 Nov
Schiralli MP, Cholette JM, Swartz MF, Vermilion R, Meagher C, Alfieris GM. "Carpentier edwards porcine valved conduit for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction." Journal of cardiac surgery. 2011 Nov; 26(6):643-9. Epub 2011 Sep 26.
Jo, CO.; Lande, MB.; Meagher, CC.; Wang, H.; Vermilion, RP. "A Simple Method of Measuring Thoracic Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity in Children: Methods and Normal Values". American Society of Echocardiography. 2010; 23(7): 735-740.
Lande MB, Pearson TA, Vermilion RP, Auinger P, Fernandez ID. "Elevated blood pressure, race/ethnicity, and C-reactive protein levels in children and adolescents." Pediatrics. 2008 122(6):1252-7.
2007 Oct
Cholette JM, Rubenstein JS, Alfieris GM, McDermott MP, Harmon WG, Vermilion R, Eaton MP, Gangemi JJ, Lerner NB. "Elevated risk of thrombosis in neonates undergoing initial palliative cardiac surgery." The Annals of thoracic surgery. 2007 Oct; 84(4):1320-5.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary


Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | University of Washington, School of Medicine1983
BS | Electrical Engineering | University of Washington1979

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at University of Michigan Medical Center07/01/1987 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Washington07/01/1984 - 06/30/1986
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Washington07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984