Professor of Medicine
Director, Chest Pain Center
Co-Director Coronary Care Unit

Silvio Papapietro

Contact Information
Faculty Office Tower, Room 920
1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham AL 35294-3400

Email Address:   
Office Phone: (205) 934-7898     
Office Fax: (205) 934-0973     



Cardiology Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham (1976 – 1978)

Internal Medicine Residency
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (1975 – 1976)
UAB/Montgomery Internal Medicine Program (1974 – 1975)

Medical Degree
University of Chile Medical School

Board Certifications

American Board of Interventional Cardiology
American Board Cardiovascular Disease
American Board Internal Medicine


Selected Journal


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

Zoghbi GJ, Goyal M, Hage F, Meyers RP, Papapietro SE, Brott BC, Misra VK, Iskandrian AE, Hillegass WB. Pretreatment with nitroprusside for microcirculatory protection in saphenous vein graft interventions. J Invasive Cardiol. 2009 Feb;21(2):34-9.
PMID: 19182287

PubMed Listings

Silvio E. Papapietro, MD