Interventional Cardiology, Vascular and Endovascular Medicine
Piedmont Heart Institute
St.Louis University School of Medicine
Andrew J. Klein, MD, FACC, FSCAI is an adult interventional cardiologist with specialty training in endovascular and vascular medicine. Dr. Klein joined Piedmont Heart Institute in December 2015, having previously served at the John Cochran VA Medical Center/SLU in St. Louis. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame, medical degree from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine training at UCSF. He completed his cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at the University of Colorado, Denver where he also trained in endovascular and vascular medicine. Following a year of advanced cardiology research fellowship training at the University of Wisconsin, he joined the St. Louis VAMC/SLU. Dr. Klein is boarded in 5 medical specialties including internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, vascular medicine and endovascular medicine. He has authored over 50 peer-review articles, numerous book chapters and has been invited to speak at the local and national level on PAD and complex coronary intervention. Dr. Klein is an active member and fellow in SCAI and serves on several committees and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a member of the Emerging Leader in Medicine (ELM) Fellowship program. He is the associate program director for the Piedmont Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT).He is very active in research and serves as site PI on several ongoing clinical trials at Piedmont Heart Institute. His research and clinical interests include PE, peripheral arterial disease, limb salvage, and advanced coronary revascularization. He is an expert in radial cardiac catheterization and has helped Piedmont become a radial first program. Dr. Klein attends on the cardiology critical care service and is a member of the acute pulmonary embolism (PERT) as well as ECMO (extra-corporeal membranous oxygenation) teams at Piedmont Atlanta.