Professor of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Dr. S. Tanveer Rab is a Professor and an Interventional Cardiologist at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his Medical degree in 1979 from the University of Karachi Pakistan. Between 1983 and 1986 he completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He trained at Emory University between 1986-1990 in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology and joined its faculty in 1988 where he is extensively involved in the training and teaching of general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellows. He is Board Certified in Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Society of Coronary Angiography and Interventions.
Dr. Rab currently serves in the Publications Committee and the Leadership Committee of the Interventional Section Leadership Council of the American College of Cardiology, where he is the chair of the complex angioplasty group. He was the former chair of the Interventional Section’s publication committee, having authored or coauthored twelve peer reviewed articles on topics of importance to the interventional community. Most recently he was appointed to the examinations writing committee for the subspeciality of Interventional Cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).
Published clinical research interests are in Left Main and coronary bifurcation interventions, all forms of coronary atherectomy procedures and care of patients with cardiac arrest and cardiogenic shock. These interests have led to a national and international dialogue including participation in writing groups for consensus documents. Dr. Rab is a high-volume complex PCI angioplasty operator particularly in the areas of his clinical interest.