CTO PCI skills for non CTO PCI
Dimitrios Karmpaliotis, MD, PhD is a member of the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at Columbia University...
Dimitrios Karmpaliotis, MD, PhD is a member of the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at Columbia University Medical Center since 2014. He has served as the director of Chronic Total Occlusions, Complex and High Risk Angioplasty Program at NYPH/CUMC and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical School. Dr. Karmpaliotis graduated from the University of Athens School of Health Sciences in Greece (1996). He trained in Internal Medicine at Brown University School of Medicine, Critical Care Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital (Harvard Medical School). He then trained in Cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard Medical School) and Interventional Cardiology at Emory University. Before coming to Columbia University, Dr. Karmpaliotis was instrumental in building a world-class interventional cardiology program at Piedmont Heart Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Karmpaliotis has served as principal investigator on more than 50 clinical trials, and has more than 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals, with special interest in the development of techniques for treating chronic total occlusions in coronary arteries, Left Main Interventions and Advanced Hemodynamic Support. As part of the CIVT faculty, Dr. Karmpaliotis developed master-technician training programs, co-directed the complex coronary fellowship program at NYPH/CUMC, and has been an associate director of Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutic Conference, as well as a co-director of the CTO Summit.