The innovative clinical research & procedural research in the Section of Interventional Cardiology focuses on therapeutics evaluation for both vascular and structural heart disease. This includes single center, multi-center, and database studies, and extensive multidisciplinary collaborations.

Section Chief
Massoud Leesar, MD


Brigitta Brott, MD
Massoud Leesar, MD
Silvio Papapietro, MD
Mark Sasse, MD

Patient Care

UAB Heart & Vascular Center
Interventional Cardiac Care Unit (ICVU)
Cardiac Procedures

Fellowship Training

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Cardiac Catheterization Rotation
UAB Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
BVAMC Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory


Interventional Cardiology Research Program

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