Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
New York, New York
George D. Dangas, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FESC
Dr Dangas is Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Surgery (Vascular). Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Director, Cardiovascular Innovation at the Cardiovascular Institute of the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, USA. He is internationally recognized expert in coronary, heart valve and vascular disease and specializes in minimally invasive, interventional treatments with cutting edge technologies in combination with novel medical therapy approaches.
He completed his education in Athens College, the Medical School of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, and the Hellenic Navy School of Hyperbaric Medicine. He trained in Internal Medicine at Miriam Hospital/Brown University in Rhode Island, and in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City. Before joining again Mount Sinai as a full Professor, he was Associate Professor at Columbia University Medical Center.
His active research interests include cardiovascular device therapy and its combinations with anticlotting medications and he has authored over 500 publications, including an international referral textbook on Interventional Cardiology Principles & Practice, and is the Associate Editor of the highest ranked cardiology specialty Journal, JACC. Additionally, he is a course director and invited/featured speaker in many of the highest ranked cardiovascular conferences in the USA and around the world, including TCT, ACC and SCAI.
Dr Dangas has received Fellowship distinction in 7 national and international professional societies and was a Trustee of the American College of Cardiology and also of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions. He has received teaching awards from early on in his career and is the American College of Cardiology Distinguished Teacher 2017 and also ACC Distinguished Fellow 2019. He has been elected as Master Interventionalist by the SCAI Board (MSCAI distinction) and Secretary of the SCAI Executive Committee in 2020.