Richard Schatz

Biography

Dr Richard Schatz is research director of cardiovascular interventions at the Scripps Heart, Lung, and Vascular Center and director of gene and stem cell therapy. A recognized international expert in interventional cardiology, he has published and lectured extensively. His seminal work in coronary stents spurred a revolution in the treatment of coronary artery disease – more than 2 million of them are placed annually worldwide, with an immeasurable impact on relieving mortality and morbidity, improving patients’ lives, and reducing healthcare costs.

Articles

Interventional Cardiology in 2011 - A Look Back

Richard Schatz, Rachel L Israel,

Citation: American Heart Hospital Journal 2011;9(1):11-4