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Amar Krishnaswamy, MD, is an Interventional Cardiologist in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology. As an interventional cardiologist, Dr. Krishnaswamy has a special interest in complex coronary interventions, structural heart disease interventions including valve repair and replacement, and carotid and peripheral interventions. He also attends in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
Dr. Krishnaswamy was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. He completed his undergraduate degree at Colgate University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with majors in Molecular Biology and in Economics. He completed his medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine, where he was awarded a grant to spend an extra year studying the vascular biology of transplantation. He went on to complete his Internal Medicine residency in the Osler Training Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was honored with the opportunity to serve as Assistant Chief of Service (Chief Resident) upon completion of his training. He then went on to complete both General Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology fellowships at Cleveland Clinic, where he was invited to join the staff upon completion of his training.
Dr Krishnaswamy's research interests concentrate on multimodality imaging, percutaneous valve therapies, and coronary artery disease. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and textbook chapters relating to his areas of clinical interest.
Associate Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Percutaneous coronary intervention, Carotid artery stenting, Lower extremity angioplasty and stenting, Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, Balloon aortic valvuloplasty, Percutaneous mitral valve repair, Paravalvular leak closure, Atrial septal defect closure, Patent foramen ovale closure, Alcohol septal ablation
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