Theodore A. Bass, MD, MSCAI | SCAI

Dr. Bass is a Professor of Medicine at UF Health-Jacksonville, University of Florida. He continues practicing interventional cardiology and has repeatedly been named one of Florida’s “Top Doctors” over the past three decades.   His research interests have involved multiple areas of interventional cardiology, including new device development, clinical trials involving new adjunctive pharmacological therapies and new devices, and cell transplantation. He has authored many manuscripts, book chapters, abstracts, and editorials in interventional cardiology. For over 25 years, he held the position of Professor of Medicine at the University of Florida and Cardiovascular Division Chief and Medical Director of the UF-Health Cardiovascular Center program in Jacksonville, Florida. He has served on and chaired the interventional cardiovascular test writing committee of the American Board of Internal Medicine responsible for board certification in the specialty. In addition, he has served on the American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiology committee tasked with oversight of the five working committee’s involving cardiovascular subspecialty certification. He is a Past President of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, the national organization representing interventional cardiologists. He was Vice Chairman of the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology/Society of Cardiovascular Interventions and Angiography Clinical Competence-Interventional Cardiology writing group. He recently served as Chair of the writing of the recently published “2023 ACC/AHA/SCAI Advanced Training Statement on Interventional Cardiology.” He also has served on the editorial boards of many of the major interventional cardiovascular journals in the United States, including Senior Guest Editor for Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions and Section Editor for the Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions journals.