Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Brian P. Schwartz MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI
The Kettering Medical Center Interventional Cardiology Program is an ACGME accredited program that began in 2011. Currently, we have one Interventional Fellowship training position per year. Applicants interested in our program must submit their applications through the Electronic Residency Applicant Service (ERAS) to be considered for the Interventional Cardiology position.
The Interventional Fellow works in a high-volume (over 1000 interventional procedures per year) center. We utilize the most cutting-edge technologies in the Cath and Hybrid Labs and perform complex coronary intervention, peripheral intervention, carotid stenting. Impella/ECMO support for high-risk PCI and shock patients, also high-volume CTO program and high-volume structural heart program with more than 150 TAVR per year along with Watchman and MitraClip.
Our Cath Lab is in the six-story Benjamin & Marian Schuster Heart Hospital. Interventional Fellows can gain experience in not only routine coronary and peripheral procedures, but also advanced shock and structural procedures in our hybrid Cath Lab.
Dr Brian Schwartz is the Director of Interventional Cardiology Fellowship program, as well as the Director of the Advanced Structural Heart Program at Kettering Medical Center, and Director at Heart and Vascular Service Line for the Kettering Health Network. The Structural team performs about 4-5 TAVR cases weekly. Other procedures include LAA ligation or occlusion, ASD and MitraClip, and high-risk PCI. Dr Schwartz also performs TEVAR and complex EVAR procedures with the surgical team. He is PI of several national trials, and active in engaging the Fellows in research and publications.
The Interventional Team includes 6 high volume operators who collectively perform over 1000 interventions yearly, and 200 AMI cases.
The Associate Directors are Dr. Reddy, who champions the CTO program with nearly 100 complex cases yearly, and Dr. Nazir, who is the Cath Lab Director and active with TAVR.
The KMC Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Training Program provides an excellent learning experience and generates the highest quality graduates who become highly capable, well-rounded specialists in the field of Interventional Cardiology.
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