The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences at East Carolina University offers a 12 month ACGME accredited fellowship program in Interventional Cardiology for those physicians who have completed a 3 year internal medicine residency and a 3 year cardiology fellowship. Our program provides training in all aspects of interventional cardiology including ICE, IVUS and Flow wire evaluations; PCI (including post IV lysis for STEMI); Angiojet and other aspiration thrombectomy modalities; Rotablator; Peripheral vascular interventions (including occasional venous PTA/stent, 4-vessel cerebral arteriography); Endomyocardial biopsies; Transseptal puncture; Complex PFO and ASD closure; Balloon valvuloplasty for AV or MV stenosis; VSD closure; Alcohol septal ablation for HOCM; and coronary aneurysm coiling. Our average interventional volume is 750 coronary interventions per year of which, 300 are performed via radial approach.
We have three interventional faculty members with full time academic appointments who are dedicated to teaching. Research opportunities are plentiful including collaborative work with basic scientists.
The Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at East Carolina University is an exciting place to learn and grow. Thank you for your interest in East Carolina University.
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Pradeep S. Arumugham, MD
Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Graduate Medical Education
Brody School of Medicine
Vidant Medical Center
East Carolina Heart Institute