DR. VERGHESE MATHEW'S WNICER APPOINTMENT
Mr. John Brooks, CEO of the Worldwide Network for Innovation in Clinical Education and Research (WNICER) is pleased to announce that Dr. Verghese Mathew will assume the role of Director of the Cardiovascular Investigator Program at the WNICER effective Monday, December 16, 2019.
Dr. Mathew is a Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He has been a high volume academic interventional cardiologist for more than 2 decades. He was a consultant cardiologist at Mayo Clinic from 1997-2016, holding a number of leadership positions in the cardiac and vascular arenas, with joint appointments in the departments of medicine, cardiology, and radiology; he was recruited to Loyola University Medical Center in 2016 to lead the division of cardiology.
Dr. Mathew has done extensive work in the field of interventional cardiology including complex CAD, peripheral arterial interventions, and TAVR- with both basic and translational research programs. He has been an investigator in many trials that have evaluated and led to the approval of currently utilized technologies, such as coronary stents/drug eluting stents and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR); as well as phase II-IV pharmacologic studies focused on antiplatelet and anticoagulant drugs in the context of coronary interventions. He has published extensively in the field of interventional cardiology.
Dr. Mathew has a keen interest in integrated models of care, focusing on the appropriate application of advanced cardiovascular therapies to complex patient subsets. He continues to be an invited speaker at many national and international cardiovascular scientific conferences.
Dr. Mathew is board certified in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular diseases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.