Joseph D. Babb, MD FACC, FAHA, FSCAI

Joseph D. Babb

Clinical Professor, Division of Cardiology

East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU
115 Heart Drive, Greenville, NC 27834

252-744-4400 (phone)
252-744-3987 (fax)

For appointments, call 252-744-3476


  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease


  • Medical School: John Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1966
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital, 1967
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, 1968
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, 1972


Young, J. J., Cox, D. A. , Stuckey, T., Babb, J. D. , Turco, M., Kansky, AJ. Mehran, R. Stone, GW., (2007). 'Prospective, Multicenter Study of Thrombectomy in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: The X-Tract AMI Registry. Journal of Interventional Cardiology (20), 44-50.

Jollis, J. G., Roettig, M. L. , Aluko, A. O. , Anstrom, K. J. , Applegate, R. J. , Babb, JD. Berger, PB. Bohle, DJ. Feltcher, SM. Garvey, JL. Hathaway, WR. Howkstra, JW. Kelly, RV. Maddow, Jr., WT. Shiber, JR. Valeri, FS. Watling, BA. Wilson, BH. Granger, CB., (2007). 'Implementation of a Statewide System for Coronary Reperfusion of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Journal of the American Medical Association, 298 (20), 2371-2380.

Babb, J. (1998). Abciximab Facilitates the Rate and Extent of Thrombolysis Results of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) 14 Trial. Circulation, 21, 2720-32.

Babb, J. (1998). The Goldman Algorithm Revisited: Prospective Evaluation of a Computer-derived Algorithm Versus Unaided Physician Judgment in Suspected Acute Myocardial Infarction. American Heart Journal, 138 (4 pt) , 705-9.

Babb, J. (1998). Revised Guideline for the Performance of Peripheral Vascular Intervention. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis, 46(1), 21-23.

Babb, J. (1995). Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery After Thrombolytic Therapy in the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction Trial, Phase II (TIMI II). Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 25(2), 395-402.