Interventional Cardiologist/Structural Heart Disease Specialist

Practice areas: Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Structural Interventional Cardiology, Advanced Cardiology Services. Current research and practice focuses on transcatheter therapeutics including balloon aortic and mitral valvuloplasty, ASD & PFO closure, mitral valve repair, and left atrial appendage occlusion, with special emphasis on TAVI. 

  • Transradial and transfemoral PCI
  • Mechanical circulatory support (Impella, ECMO, Tandem heart, percutaneous RVAD)
  • Transcatheter paravalvular leak occlusion 
  • Alcohol septal ablation
  • VSD/ASD/PFO occlusion
  • Pulmonary vein interventions 
  • Aortic and mitral balloon valvuloplasty
  • Trans-septal puncture- TAVR using CoreValve, Evolute-R, Sapien XT and Sapien 3 platforms
  • Transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) using the MitraClip ® device
  • Transcatheter mitral valve implantation (TMVI) 
  • Left atrial appendage occlusion (Watchman™)

Coronary Interventional Procedures Include:
PTCA, STENTS, IABP, ROTABLATION, IVUS, THROMBECTOMY, CUTTING
BALLOONS, EMBOLIC PROTECTION, IMPELLA, TANDEM HEART, RADIAL
APPROACH.

  • Endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease
  • Venous Ablation
  • CT coronary angiogram

HIGHLY SPECIALIZED PROCEDURES INCLUDE

  • Peripheral angiography and intervention
  • Renal artery
  • Carotid artery
  • Iliacs artery
  • Lower extremities

Venous Interventions

  • Radiofrequency Ablation

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • 2014 – Board Certified Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)
  • 2011 – Board Certified Endovascular Medicine
  • 2009 – Board Certified Interventional Cardiology
  • 2008 – Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases
  • 2008 – Board Certified in Echocardiography
  • 2008 – SCCT Level 2 Certification – Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • 2007 – Board Certified in Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC)
  • 2005 & 2015 – Board Certified in Internal Medicine