Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (1997)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2000), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2003), Cardiology
Lenox Hill Hospital (2004), Interventional Cardiology
Research Fellowship
Columbia University Medical Center (2005), Interventional Cardiology

Clinical Interest

Refractory Angina & Second Opinions

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Total Occlusion (Heart Artery)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Ischemia
  • Family History of Early-Onset Heart Attacks & Strokes
  • Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
  • Premature Coronary Artery Disease

Diabetes & Heart Disease

  • Assess Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
  • Second Opinions for Cardiovascular Complications with Diabetes
  • Secondary Prevention for Cardiovascular Complications

Endovascular Therapy - Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • Below the Knee Revascularizations
  • Claudication Treatments
  • Critical Limb Ischemia
  • Diabetic Ulcer Evaluations
  • Endovascular Lower Limb Extremity Interventions
  • Limb Salvage: Endovascular
  • Superficial Femoral Artery (SFA) Stenting

Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization

  • Confirmation & Complement Noninvasive Studies
  • Determination of Presence & Severity of Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diagnosis of Coronary Atherosclerosis by Angiography
  • Diagnosis of Valvular Stenosis & Regurgitation
  • Evaluation of Coronary Blood Flow
  • Evaluation of Ventricular Function
  • Fractional Flow & Coronary Flow Reserve Evaluations
  • Intravascular Ultrasound

Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)

  • Balloon Valvuloplasty, Angioplasty, & Stenting
  • Coronary Angiography & Stenting (Bare Metal & Drug Eluting Stents)
  • Coronary Atherectomy
  • Emergency Cardiac Catheterizations for Heart Attacks (Myocardial Infarctions)
  • Management of Chronic Total Occlusion by Percutaneous Coronary Interventions
  • Multi-vessel PCI

Research Interest

  • Detection of myocardial ischemia
  • Endovascular support for advanced heart failure
  • Techniques and technologies for endovascular revascularization

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Cardiovascular Research Foundation