Dr. Wassim Shatila is an American Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist in charge of our structural cardiology program.
He received his American Board of Cardiology in 2017 and his American Board of Interventional Cardiology in 2018.
After completing his medical school, he finished his residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center which is one of the top hospitals in the USA. He then completed his fellowship in cardiology and interventional cardiology at Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine. The latter is a top heart center where the first heart transplant has been performed and largest cardiac catheterization lab was housed.
Dr. Shatila specializes in performing complex cardiac procedures including coronary, structural, and peripheral/vascular interventions without the need for surgery. These procedures include non-invasive valve replacement or repair (TAVI, mitral valvuplasty, among others), cardiac defect repair (ASD, PFO), aortic therapies (EVAR for aneurysm repair), venous therapies (varicose vein ablation), and complex coronary interventions (CTO therapy, among others).
Dr. Shatila also acquired the American Board of Internal Medicine in 2014, American Board of Echocardiography in 2017, and American Board of Nuclear Cardiology in 2018.
In addition to completing his training in prominent institutions in North America, Dr Shatila has over 25 peer reviewed medial publications. He is a Fellow in both the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular and Interventions.