Richard Schatz


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 by Richard Schatz

Interventional Cardiology in 2011 - A Look Back

Richard Schatz, Rachel L Israel,

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