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Samir Kapadia, MD, is the Section Head of Invasive/Interventional Cardiology, the Director of the Sones Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is a Professor of Medicine at the Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology. As an interventional cardiologist, Dr. Kapadia has a special interest in complex coronary, structural heart disease-related cardiac interventions as well as carotid and peripheral interventions.
A native of India, Dr. Kapadia received his medical degree with honors from Smt. N.H.L.M. Medical College in Gujarat, India, and scoring sixth highest out of 30,000 pre-med students on the state boards. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he was named Outstanding Resident. He came to Cleveland Clinic for a fellowship in cardiology and stayed on for a fellowship in interventional cardiology, and during this time he became Chief Interventional Fellow. Dr. Kapadia was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2003 as a staff interventional cardiologist.
Prior to his appointment to Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Kapadia had an academic appointment to the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, and he served as an interventional cardiologist at the Puget Sound Health Care System of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Seattle.
Dr. Kapadia has been involved as principal investigator or co-investigator in numerous clinical trials related to percutaneous replacement of aortic valve, percutaneous mitral valve repair, carotid stenting, PFO closure, to name a few. He has invented several medical devices and holds multiple US patents. He has been invited to present results of his research at national and international symposia and conferences.
He is author or co-author of more than 50 book chapters in medical textbooks on his specialty interests, and he has authored numerous articles and abstracts in medical journals on his clinical experience. Dr. Kapadia is a reviewer for the peer-reviewed medical journals like Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Nature, American Journal of Cardiology and the Journal of the American Medical Association. He grades abstracts for the American College of Cardiology. American Heart Association and SCAI. Dr. Kapadia is Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Society of Vascular Medicine, and a Member of the American Heart Association.
Since 2004, Cleveland Magazine named Dr. Kapadia to its list of "Top Doctors."
coronary interventions, percutaneous treatment of valvular heart disease, ASD/PFO closure, carotid interventions, peripheral interventions.
Innovations & Patents
Devices for Percutaneous Valve Treatments
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