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Dante Dali

Dante Dali, DO, FACS

East Carolina University/Vidant Medical Center Brody school of Medicine
115 Heart Drive
greenville  27834
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic



  • Fellow American College Of Surgeon FACS                                        
  • Golden Stethoscope Award for Exceptional Patient care                                                  2021
  • Winner Innovative subject Category Residency scholarly and QI showcase                             2015
  • Howard Graney Award for Outstanding Achievement in Surgery             2013
  • GOLD  Humanism Honor Society Inductee                                 2012
  • DMU Outstanding Surgery Teaching Assistant           2010
  • Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP), National Osteopathic Honor Society Inductee           2010-
  • DMU Excellence in Service Scholarship Award           2010
  • DMU Alumni Scholarship Award                                                                   2010 
  • DMU Leadership Award           2010
  • Academic All-Conference Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference NCAA                2006, 2007-2008
  • Chi Alpha Sigma-National College Athlete Honor Society           2008

Other Interests

1. Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
2. Structural Heart Disease


Dali D, Howard T, Hanif H, Goldman CD, Franko J. Introduction of Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy in a community Hospital. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (JSLS). 2017 Jan-Mar;21(1)

Dali D, Howard T, Goldman CD, Franko J. Morbidity associated with introduction of MIS Esophagectomy in a community hospital. Gastroenterology. 2015; 148(4).

Dali D, Howard T, Grimm S, Goldman C, Franko J; Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA. Postoperative neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of surgical complications, recurrence-free (RFS), and overall survival (OS) among esophageal adenocarcinoma patients after induction chemoradiation followed by esophagectomy. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2014; 32.

Franko J, Grimm S, Howard T, Dali D, Goldman CD: Aggregate morbidity burden of CS-HIPEC in a community hospital. 9th International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies. February 15 - 17, 2014. Steamboat Springs, Colorado. [Presentation].

Dali D, Maire J, Halverson A, Arribas J, Eilers A, Finnerty E. Implementing a laparoscopic surgical skills curriculum into a surgical residency program. The Journal of the International Association of Medical
Science Educators. 2012; 22(4): 309.

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Critical Care
  • Thoracic
  • Transcatheter
  • Robotic
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Thoracic