Samin K. Sharma, MD, discusses atherectomy
Samin K. Sharma, MD, Director of Clinical and Interventional Cardiology at The Mount Sinai Hospital performs over 1,500 complex coronary interventions each year, and is recognized for his extraordinary record of successful outcomes. In this short but inspiring profile piece, he talks about atherectomy, a technique that removes calcium blockages by grinding it into minute particles.
Under Dr. Sharma’s leadership, The Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Lab has become one of the best and busiest centers in New York, providing state-of-the-art cardiac and interventional care for all types of simple and complex heart patients—including 5,000 interventions a year.
The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab has achieved the highest safety rating among New York’s 61 institutions that perform percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI).
Director of Interventional and Clinical Cardiology
President, Mount Sinai Heart Network
Mount Sinai Health System
Dean of International Clinical Affiliations
Zena and Michael A. Wiener Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine