Morton J Kern
Dr Morton J Kern, MD, is a professor of medicine at the University of California, Irvine, and chief of cardiology at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Dr Kern received his medical degree and completed his internship/residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, and followed that with a fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. Before joining the University of California, Irvine, in 2006, Kern was a professor of medicine at St. Louis University, where he was also director of the J.G. Mudd Cardiac Catheterization Lab.
Kern is the author of several major textbooks, including The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, which is used nationally and internationally to train physicians in the subject, and the recently published second edition of the SCAI Interventional Cardiology Board Review. His research interests include interventional cardiology education and practice, ACS, hemodynamics and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.