Christopher J White

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Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute

Christopher J White, MD, FSCAI, FACC, FAHA, FESC, is Chairman of the Department of Cardiology and Director of the Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute. He is ‘triple’ board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology, and has been elected to fellowship of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the Society of Vascular Medicine and Biology, and the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI). Dr White is a consultant to the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Circulatory Systems Device Panel and is Editorin-Chief of Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. He co-directs ‘Peripheral Angioplasty and All That Jazz’, now in its 15th year, one of the largest live demonstration courses for cardiologists wishing to learn more about the endovascular management of peripheral arterial disease. He has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed manuscripts and abstracts, five books, and 43 book chapters. His expertise includes catheter-based treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular diseases, including coronary, carotid, renal and peripheral stents, acute stroke intervention, valvuloplasty, patent foramen ovale/atrial septal defect (PFO/ASD) closure, and limb salvage. Dr White completed his specialty training in internal medicine and cardiology at the Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, in 1983.

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