Brigitta C. Brott, MD


Associate Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering
Director of Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program

Brigitta Brott

Contact Information
Faculty Office Tower, Room 907
1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham Alabama 35294-3407


Email Address: bbrott@uab.edu
Office Phone: (205) 934-7898
Office Fax: (205) 934-0973

Professional


Training

Cardiology Fellowship
Duke University (1991-1995)


Internal Medicine Residency
Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School (1989-1991)


Medical Degree
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago (1988)


Bachelor of Science, Materials Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1984)


 

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology (2000)
American Board of Internal Medicine-Cardiology (1995)
American Board of Internal Medicine-Internal Medicine (1991)


Clinical


 Clinical Interests

Angina pectoris
Angiogenesis of coronary arteries
Angioplasty
Cardiac catheterization Cardiac/coronary angioplasty
Cardiac stents
Complex cardiovascular intervention Coronary angiography
Coronary thrombosis
Interventional cardiology
Stents


Teaching


Fellowship Program

Dr. Brott is the Director Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program at UAB. ACGME accredited interventional cardiology fellowship positions are available on a yearly basis.
For more information, contact Dr. Brott
Email Address: bbrott@cardiology.uab.edu
Office Phone: (205) 934-7898 


Research


Selected Journal Articles

Halwani DO, Anderson PG, Brott BC, Anayiotos AS, Lemons JE. The role of vascular calcification in inducing fatigue and fracture of coronary stents. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2012 Jan;100(1):292-304. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.31911. Epub 2011 Sep 26.
PMID: 21953795


Hillegass WB, Brott BC, Dobbs JC, Papapietro SE, Misra VK, Zoghbi GJ. Oral antiplatelet therapy in diabetes mellitus and the role of prasugrel: an overview. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2011;7:445-59. Epub 2011 Jul 18. Review.
PMID: 21822392


Brott BC. Linking drug-eluting stent kinetics and clinical outcomes: insights from optical coherence tomography. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Jul;4(7):786-8. No abstract available.
PMID: 21777887


Nakamura T, Brott BC, Brants I, Panchal D, Li J, Chen JP, King SB, Chronos N, Hou D. Vasomotor function following paclitaxel-coated balloon post-dilatation in porcine coronary stent model. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2011;4:247-255.
PMID: 21349465


Kushwaha M, Anderson J, Minor WP, Andukuri A, Bosworth CA, Lancaster JR, Brott BC, Anderson PG, Jun H-W. A nitric oxide releasing, self assembled peptide amphiphile matrix that mimics native endothelium for coating implantable cardiovascular devices.  Biomaterials.  Mar 2010;31(7):1502-1508.
PMID: 19913295


PubMed Listings

Brigitta C. Brott, MD


Commercial Enterprises


Endomimetics LLC

Dr. Brott is the cofounder (along with Ho-Wook Jun, PhD, of the UAB Department of Biomedical Engineering) of Endomimetrics, LLC, a company that produces bionanomatrix coatings for cardiovascular stents and other medical implants. This coating works to lower the incidence of scarring and blood clots around these devices, thus increasing the lifespan and quality of life for patients.
Web site: http://www.endomimetics.com/