1. Martin B. Leon, MD

    • Department of Medicine
      Division of Cardiology
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    Martin B. Leon, MD is Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Dr. Leon is also Director of the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy (CIVT), Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, and on the Executive Board of the Columbia NewYork-Presbyterian Heart Valve Center. He continues as a practicing Interventional cardiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Dr. Leon is also the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation

    Dr. Leon has served as principal investigator for& over 50 clinical trials that have helped shape the field of interventional& cardiovascular medicine, including the following studies:& STRESS, STARS, Gamma-one,& SIRIUS,& ENDEAVOR, and most recently, the PARTNER trial, studying the value of transcatheter valve therapy for patients with aortic stenosis. Dr. Leon has co-authored over& 1550 publications, has performed over& 10,000 interventional procedures, and has had a major impact& as a thought-leader& and innovator in the expanding sub-specialty of interventional cardiovascular device and drug therapies.

    He is the Director and Founder of Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), the world’s premier interventional cardiovascular meeting, which recently celebrated its 24th anniversary.& Dr.Leon has also served as Director or Co-Director of more than 100 international educational programs in areas of interventional cardiology. Dr. Leon has received 10 international career achievement awards and was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Athens.

    Dr. Leon was previously the Director of Cardiovascular Research and Education at the Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute in New York. Prior to that, he was Director of Clinical Research at the Washington Cardiology Center at the Washington Hospital Center and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC. Earlier in his career, he served as a Clinical Associate, Senior Investigator, and Director of the Catheterization Laboratories in the Cardiology Branch of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. He was a founder of the Washington Cardiology Center and the Cardiology Research Foundation in Washington, DC.

    Dr. Leon completed a fellowship in Cardiology at the Yale-New Haven Hospital.& He completed medical school at the Yale School of Medicine, and his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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    Board Certifications

    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine

    Areas of Expertise

    • TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement)
    • Cardiac Catheterization
    • Clinical Research Trials
    • Clinical Research
    • Angioplasty
    • Balloon Angioplasty of Artery
    • Angioplasty, Percutaneous Transluminal
    • Coronary Angioplasty
    • Angiography
    • Heart Disease
    • Diagnostic Angiography
    • Endovascular TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Implantation)
    • Valvular Heart Disease
    • Vulvar Disease
    • Valve Replacement
    • Valve Reconstruction/Repair
    • Transcatheter Heart Valve Surgery
    • Stenosis
    • Research Studies
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Cardiology
    • Cardiac Valve Replacement
    • Balloon Angioplasty
    • Angioplasty, Percutaneous, Transluminal
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Primary Location

    • Herbert Irving Pavilion

      161 Fort Washington Ave
      New York, NY 10032
      Phone:
      (212) 305-7060
      Appointment:
      (212) 305-7060
      Fax:
      (212) 342-3660

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    Biographical Detail

    Academic Appointments

    • Professor of Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

    Education And Training

      Education & Training

    • Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    • Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital
    • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
    • Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital

    Gender

    Male

    Languages Spoken

    • English
  2. publications

    For a complete list of publications, please visit PubMed.gov