PCI of Calcified RCA Lesion Using IVUS Guidance And RotaTripsy + DES
Week of April 19th 2023
Expert fromThe Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York, United States of America
Director, Cardiovascular Clinical Institute
Senior Vice President, Operations & Quality, Mount Sinai Heart
Director, Interventional Cardiology, Mount Sinai Health System
President, Mount Sinai Heart Network
Anandi Lal Sharma Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Samin K. Sharma, MD, is a renowned interventional cardiology expert in New York, well known for performing high-risk, complex coronary interventions (more than 1,500 interventions per year) with an extremely high success rate (greater than 99 percent) while achieving a meager complication rate (less than 0.2 percent major complication). He has received the prestigious two-star designation (significantly lower than expected mortality) numerous times from the New York State Department of Health and the Governor’s Award of Excellence in Medicine in 1996. He served on New York State’s Cardiac Advisory Board from 2004–2016. Under Dr. Sharma’s leadership, The Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory has become one of the safest and busiest centers in New York, providing state-of-the-art cardiac and interventional care for all types of simple and complex heart patients. In addition to coronary interventions, Dr. Sharma specializes in the non-surgical treatment of mitral and aortic valve disease, including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and MitraClip procedures (TMVR).
He has been dubbed “master of Rotablator.” He is regularly featured on national and local TV (CBS, TV Asia) and in newspapers and magazines, including Newsday, Newsweek, the New York Times, the New York Post, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Daily News, the Washington Post, New York Magazine, India Abroad, and India Today. He has received numerous awards: 2018 Chairman Board of Trustees, Association of Indians in America (AIA), 2015 Honorary Master of Science Ph.D. degree by Rajasthan University Jaipur India, 2014 Distinguished Physician Scientist by AAPI-QLI for excellence in Medicine, 2011 Ellis Island Medal of Honor, 2011 American Heart Association Achievement in Cardiovascular Science & Medicine Award, 2011 American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) Physician of the Year, 2010 Association of Indians in America (AIA) for Excellence in Medicine, 2003-2007 and 2010-2019 Best Doctors by New York Magazine, 2008-2019 Super Doctors, 2007 Jacobi Medallion Award by The Mount Sinai Hospital, and 2007 Physician of the Year by The Mount Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Sharma has built a 250-bed heart hospital (EHCC) in his native Jaipur, India, to provide the best care to all patients irrespective of their financial and social status. He is also a philanthropist, and The Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory is named the Dr. Samin K. Sharma Family Foundation Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. He has authored more than 360 papers and 16 book chapters in the field of coronary interventions, structural heart disease, and the safety of percutaneous interventions. His live monthly webcast series, CCC Live Cases (www.ccclivecases. org), started in 2009 and has an audience of more than 25,000 viewers each month in 179 countries. He also enjoys teaching other cardiologists and improving patient outcomes with his annual Complex Coronary Cases (CCC) Symposium and numerous other major scientific meetings, conferences, and live relays. He is also the Director of the Top Ten Topics in Clinical Cardiology Course every October and the NY Transcatheter Valves Symposium every December.
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