Morton J. Kern, MD, MSCAI, FAHA, FACC
Chief of Cardiology, VA Long Beach Health Care System, Long Beach, CA
Professor of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA
Dr. Kern is the Chief of Cardiology at the VALB and Professor at UCI. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California Los Angeles, medical school and residency at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and Hospital, NY, NY and cardiology fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He performs and teaches cardiac catheterization and PCI.
Dr. Kern is ABIM Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Kern is a past president of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention, and continues to serve many national and international cardiovascular societies. He holds fellowships in the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, which bestowed the designation of Master Fellow in 2014. He is an instructor for the annual ACCF/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Board Review program and other National and International Scientific Symposia.
In addition to his research interests in coronary blood flow, intravascular physiology, intravascular ultrasound, vulnerable plaque, and evaluation of cardiovascular hemodynamics, he is the clinical editor of The Cath Lab Digest, a monthly publication about cardiac catheterization. He has authored several major textbooks, one of which is the leading book on the subject, entitled “Kern's Cardiac Catheterization Handbook” now in its 7th edition and its companion “The Interventional Cardiac Cath Handbook, 4th ed”. These books are among the most widely used textbooks both nationally and internationally to train physicians in Interventional Cardiology.
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