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Trials Offered by a Specific Doctor

Ajay Kirtane, MD, SM
(212) 305-7060

Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM specializes in complex coronary and peripheral vascular interventional procedures and assumed the directorship of the New York-Presbyterian / Columbia cardiac catheterization laboratories in 2015. In addition to his clinical commitments, Dr. Kirtane has a strong interest in clinical education and research, serving as Chief Academic Officer of the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy. On the national and international level, he is a co-director of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting, has served as a director of several international, national, and regional educational meetings, and has participated on the program committees for the scientific sessions of both the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association.

Dr. Kirtane is a graduate of Princeton University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed his residency/chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California – San Francisco. He completed fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Intervention at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School and additionally obtained a Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Kirtane’s research interests are in clinical trial methodology and outcomes of device-based and pharmacologic interventions in Interventional Cardiology. He has authored/co-authored >150 original manuscripts and >50 reviews and chapters including the “Coronary Stenting” chapters of the two most widely used textbooks in Interventional Cardiology. He is/has been Principal Investigator for several multicenter trials of interventional devices and serves on the steering committees of several large-scale clinical trials in interventional cardiovascular medicine.

Dr. Kirtane was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Bergen County, NJ. In his free time, Dr. Kirtane has avid interests in running, tennis, skiing, and music.

Clinical Studies Managed By Dr. Kirtane:
More InfoTitleSponsorIRB Number
Details[CLOSED] Study for patients with hypertension using renal denervationBoston Scientific CorporationAAAM8601
Details[CLOSED] A study for patients who require a cardiac catherization using a new device called Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR)St. Jude MedicalAAAP7551
Details[CLOSED] A study for patients with heart failure using a circulatory assist device called the Impella RPAbiomedAAAQ2911
Details[CLOSED] A study for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures using the HeartMate Percutaneous Heart PumpThoratecAAAQ5713
Details[CLOSED] A study to lower blood pressure in patients with clinical hypertension using the ReCor Medical Paradise SystemReCor Medical, Inc.AAAQ4416
DetailsILumien IVSt. Jude MedicalAAAR8978
DetailsA Study of the ReCor Medical Paradise System in Stage II Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)ReCor Medical, Inc.AAAS0371
DetailsThe ACTIVE Trial: Study of SoundBiteTM in Coronary Chronic Total OcclusionsSoundBite Medical Solutions, Inc.AAAS1070