Giora Weisz

Job title
Assistant Professor
Clinical Medicine at Columbia University

Giora Weisz, MD, is Assistant Professor in Clinical Medicine at Columbia University, and Director of Clinical Research at the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at New York- Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center. As a practicing interventional cardiologist, Dr Weisz has a particular interest in current and innovative technologies in interventional cardiology, such as percutaneous coronary interventions, drugeluting stents, novel strategies for prevention of contrastinduced nephropathy, embolic protection, and endovascular interventional treatment of carotid stenosis and peripheral vascular disease. Dr Weisz has also been involved in the treatment of patients with no option for revascularization, as well as in clinical research in angiogenesis treatment. A key faculty member of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, he is especially interested in educational activities that include interventional vascular simulation technology used to teach and train endovascular intervention techniques, and expanding the horizons of simulation-based technology for patient-based applications.


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