Our Physicians

Elie Azrak, MD, FACC
Stanley Biel, MD, FACC
Sam Bishara, MD, FACC
Saad Bitar, MD, FACC
Georges Chahoud, MD, FACC
Lalit Chouhan, MD, FACC
Gregory Gabliani, MD, FACC
Rama Gondi, MD, FACC
Thomas King, MD, FACC
Robert Lutan, MD, FACC
Suresh Narayanan, MD, FACC
Bharat Shah, MD, FACC
Samer Thanavaro, MD, FACC
Edward Weiss, MD, FACC
Ali Ziaee, MD, FACC
St. Louis Cardiology Consultants


top Elie C. Azrak, MD, FACC

Elie C. Azrak, MD Personal Information:
Dr. Azrak was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at St. Louis University Hospital before joining St. Louis Cardiology Consultants in 2004. Dr. Azrak is very active in community leadership. He is the vice-president of the Saint Louis Metropolitan Medical society, and a Councilor at the Missouri State Medical Association. Dr. Azrak has special interests in complex coronary interventions, peripheral arterial disease and catheter closure of congenital heart defects. Dr. Azrak helped set up a program of catheter closure of congenital heart defects at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Missouri.

Education and Training:
M.D., Aleppo University Medical School. Aleppo, Syria
Rotating clinical clerkship, St. Louis Hospital, Aleppo, Syria
Residency in Internal Medicine, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Fellowship:
Cardiology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Interventional Cardiology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Nuclear Cardiology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification:
American Board of Echocardiography
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Medicine, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Professional Memberships:
American Heart Association: Council on Clinical Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography
American College of Cardiology
Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
Council member: St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society
Vice-Councilor, International Medical Graduate, Missouri State Medical Association

Hospital Privileges:
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri




top Stanley I. Biel, MD, FACC

Stanley I. Biel, MD Personal Information:

Education and Training:
B.A., Rockford College, Rockford, Illinois
M.D., University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
Internship and Residency in Medicine, Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Fellowship:
Cardiology, Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology

Academic Appointments:
Instructor in Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Professional Memberships:
American College of Cardiology
Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
American Medical Association

Hospital Privileges:
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri




top Sam Bishara, MD, FACC

Sam Bishara, MD, FACC Personal Information:

Dr. Bishara was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Ohio State University and before that he was an assistant professor of Medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical sciences (UAMS). He served as the associate program director for the geriatric fellowship program at UAMS. Dr. Bishara is a first class teacher having won a number of teaching awards including the Red sash award for excellence in teaching from the college of Medicine at UAMS. Dr. Bishara was listed in the 2004 edition of the Marquis "Who’s Who in America".

Dr. Bishara has special interests in complex coronary interventions, and peripheral arterial disease.

Education and Training:
M.D., Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for medical Sciences. Little Rock, Arkansas.

Fellowship:
Cardiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Interventional Cardiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine –Geriatrics.
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease.

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, AR.

Professional Memberships:
American Heart Association: Council on Clinical Cardiology
American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography




top Saad R. Bitar, MD, FACC

Saad R. Bitar, MD Personal Information:

Dr. Bitar joined St. Louis Cardiology Consultants in 2002 with a very impressive credential. He was an Assistant Professor of Medicine and served as the Director of the Coronary Care Unit, Chairman of Special Care Committee and a member of the Medical Executive Committee of St. Louis University Hospital. Dr. Bitar was selected by Best Doctors in America and Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care. He was recently featured in St. Louis Magazine, 2006 Best Doctors in St. Louis. Dr. Bitar has special interests in complex coronary interventions, peripheral arterial disease, stent treatment for neck artery blockages and catheter closure of congenital heart defects.

Education and Training:
M.D., Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria
Residency in Internal Medicine, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Residency in Neurology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Fellowship:
Cardiology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Interventional Cardiology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology
National Board of Echocardiography

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Medicine, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Professional Memberships:
American Heart Association: Council on Clinical Cardiology
American College of Cardiology
Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
American Medical Association
Missouri State Medical Association
St. Louis Metro Medical Society

Hospital Privileges:
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri




top Georges Chahoud, MD, FACC

Georges Chahoud, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE Personal Information:

Dr. Chahoud was an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of the echocardiography laboratory and Co-Director of the Heart Failure and Transplant Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences before joining St. Louis Cardiology Consultants in 2008. He served as the Associate Program Director for the Clinical Cardiology Fellowship Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock; AR. Dr. Chahoud was listed in the 2008 edition of the Marquis “Who’s Who in America, he was also listed in the “Guide to America’s Top Cardiologist”; 2006, 2007 & 2008 Edition, by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. Dr. Chahoud has special interests in advanced heart failure, cardiac imaging, Cardiac hemodynamics, Valvular heart disease and heart disease during pregnancy.

Education and Training:
M.D., Aleppo University Medical School. Aleppo, Syria
Residency in Internal Medicine, Aleppo University Hospital, Aleppo, Syria
Residency in Internal Medicine, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Fellowship:
Cardiovascular Medicine. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
Advanced Training in Heart Failure and Transplantation. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas & Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Nuclear Cardiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
Certification of level II competency in CT angiography by the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT)

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
National Board of Echocardiography
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Medicine. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
Director, Non-invasive cardiology. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Director, Cardiovascular Research Group of Arkansas (CRGA).
Co-Director, Heart Failure and Transplant Program. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
Chair, Step down/Telemetry unit Committee. Central Arkansas Veterans Health Care System (CAVHS). Little Rock, AR
Associate Program Director - Clinical Cardiology Fellowship Program. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Little Rock, AR.

Awards and Honors:
Physician’s Recognition Award. American Medical Association
Fellow of the Year, awarded for commitment to scholarship for 3 years in a raw. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences & Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
Professional Recognition Award, Awarded for demonstrated academic and professional excellence and commitment to cardiovascular disease research and treatment at the 3rd Annual Cardiology Fellows Forum of Excellence
Diploma for Academic Excellence with a class rank of First (1994-1995). Aleppo University, Aleppo, Syria.
Diploma for Academic Excellence with a class rank of Third (1993-1994). Aleppo University, Aleppo, Syria.

Professional Memberships:
American Heart Association: Council on Clinical Cardiology
American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography

Hospital Privileges:
St. Joseph West Hospital
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri



top Lalit K. Chouhan, MD, FACC

Lalit K. Chouhan, MD Personal Information:

Dr. Chouhan joined St. Louis Cardiology Consultants in 1992 and is one of the physicians who helped expand the interventional treatment program at Christian Northeast Hospital. He continues to increase his cardiology expertise and he is one of the physicians who provide permanent pacemaker, loop recorder and implantable cardioverter defibrillator insertion for our practice. He recently passed the IBHRE/NASPExAM of Special Competency in Cardiac Pacing and Cardioversion Defibrillation for the Physician.

Education and Training:
M.D., Seth G.S. Medical College University of Bombay, India
Internship and Residency, KEM Hospital University of Bombay, India
Medical Internship and Residency, Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, Michigan

Fellowship:
Cardiology, Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology
International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE), formerly NASPExAM

Professional Memberships:
American College of Cardiology
American College of Physicians

Hospital Privileges:
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois




top Gregory I. Gabliani, MD, FACP, FACC

Gabliani, MD Personal Information:

Dr. Gabliani has been in private practices in Missouri and Illinois for many years before he joined St. Louis Cardiology Consultants in 2008. Dr. Gabliani has a longstanding interest in preventive cardiology and the medical management of cardiovascular diseases.

Education and Training:
B.A. with Honors in Biology Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois.
M.D. with Honors University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois.
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
Fellowship in Cardiology University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas.
Research Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology Beth Israel Hospital, Boston Massachusetts.

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Medicine St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri.

Professional Memberships:
American College of Medicine
American College of Cardiology

Hospital Privileges:
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri




top Rama K. Gondi, MD, FACC

Rama K. Gondi, MD Personal Information:

Education and Training:
M.B.B.S., Guntur Medical College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
Medical Internship and Residency, Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Fellowship:
Cardiology, Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Interventional Cardiology, Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology
Nuclear Cardiology Certification Board

Academic Appointments:
Interventional Cardiologist, Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Professional Memberships:
American College of Cardiology
Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions

Hospital Privileges:
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri




top Thomas R. King, MD, FACC

Thomas R. King, MD Personal Information:

Dr. King earned his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and was selected a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. King was a clinical instructor in Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine before joining St. Louis Cardiology Consultants in 1990. Dr. King is one of the physicians who helped expand the interventional treatment program at Christian Northeast Hospital.

Education and Training:
A.B., Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
M.D., Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Internship and Residency in Medicine Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Fellowship:
Cardiology, Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology

Academic Appointments:
Clinical Instructor in Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Marshfield, Wisconsin

Professional Memberships:
American College of Cardiology
American College of Physicians
Wisconsin State Medical Society

Hospital Privileges:
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois




top Robert G. Lutan, MD, FACC

Robert G. Lutan, MD Personal Information:

Education and Training:
Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
University of Texas, Arlington, Texas
M.D., University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio, Texas
Residency in General Surgery, Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Residency in Medicine, Texas Tech Regional Academic Health Center, El Paso, Texas

Fellowship:
Cardiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine

Academic Appointments and Military Experience:
General Medical Officer, New London Submarine Base naval Hospital, Groton, Connecticut
Undersea Medical Officer, Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico
Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy

Professional Memberships:
American College of Cardiology

Hospital Privileges:
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois




top Suresh K. Narayanan, MD, FACC

Suresh K. Narayanan, MD Personal Information:

Dr. Narayanan is well trained in Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine. He joined St. Louis Cardiology Consultants in 2001 and has added new services to our practice in the areas of Nuclear Cardiology and Vascular Sonography. Dr. Narayanan has special interests in Cardiac Imaging, including Cardiac and Vascular Sonography, and Nuclear Cadiology. Dr. Narayanan is the Radiation Safety Officer and is in-charge of our nuclear stress test labs.

Education and Training:
M.D., All India Institutes of medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Internship and Residency in Medicine, University Hospital, Syracuse, New York
Residency in Clinical Research, NHLBI, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
Residency in Medicine, Critical Care Medicine Department, Clinical Center, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland

Fellowship:
Critical Care Medicine, Cardiology Branch NHLBI, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Critical Care Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
National Board of Echocardiography
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Professional Memberships:
American College of Cardiology
American College of Physicians
Society for Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Privileges:
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois




top Bharat J. Shah, MD, FACC

Bharat J. Shah, MD Personal Information:

Dr. Shah was a faculty member at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, Washington University University before joining St. Louis Cardiology Consultants in 1984. He played a key role in our recent expansion of our cardiologists and cardiac services. He is one of the partners who over see the day-to-day operation of the Corporation and is important in the success of St. Louis Cardiology Consultants practice.

Education and Training:
M.G. Science Institute, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India
M.D., B.J. Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India
Rotating Internship, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, India
Residency in Medicine, Helene Fuld Medical Center, Trenton, New Jersey
Residency in Medicine, Hahnemann Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fellowship:
Cardiology, Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
National Board of Echocardiography

Academic Appointments:
Instructor in Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Professional Memberships:
American College of Cardiology
American College of Physicians

Hospital Privileges:
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri




top Samer Thanavaro, MD, FACC

Samer Thanavaro, MD Personal Information:

"It is gratifying to be able to stop a heart attack by opening a completely occluded artery with a balloon or stent procedure. When the blockage is removed and the blood flow to the heart muscle is re-established, it is apparent that the pain and suffering is suddenly lifted. There is a sense of happiness and optimism amongst the patient and family members."

Dr. Thanavaro was an Assistant Professor of Medicine and served as the Director of the Coronary Care Unit at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, Washington University before joining St. Louis Cardiology Consultants in 1981. Dr. Thanavaro has been the Director of Cardiac Catheterization lab at Christian Northeast Hospital for over 25 years and together with his partners he helped set up the interventional treatment program at Christian Northeast Hospital. In 2006, Dr. Thanavaro was rated by his peers as one of the St. Louis' Top Docs in Cardiology.

Education and Training:
B.S., Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
M.D., Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Rotating Internship, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Internship and Residency in Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fellowship:
Cardiology, Jewish Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease

Academic Appointments:
Instructor in Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Professional Memberships:
American Heart Association: Council on Clinical Cardiology
American College of Cardiology
Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions

Hospital Privileges:
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois




top Edward S. Weiss, MD, FACC

Edward S. Weiss, MD Personal Information:

Dr. Weiss was an Assistant Professor of Medcine at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri before joining the private cardiology practice in 1977. Dr. Weiss was one of the physicians who were instrumental in introducing the first cardiac catheterization and open-heart program to a community hospital setting at Christian Northeast Hospital. Dr. Weiss was the co-founder of St. Louis Cardiology Consultants in 1977. He remains the most senior partner of the corporation and constantly helps mentoring the junior partners in running the organization.

Education and Training:
B.A., Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
M.D., Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
Internship and Residency in Medicine, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

Fellowship:
Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease

Academic Appointments:
Instructor in Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Professional Memberships:
American Heart Association: Council on Clinical Cardiology
American College of Cardiology
American Federation for Clinical research
American College of Physicians
St. Louis Heart Association

Hospital Privileges:
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois




top Ali Ziaee, MD, FACC

Ali Ziaee, MD Personal Information:

Education and Training:
B.A., St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
M.D., St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Internship and Residency in Medicine and Pediatrics, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Chief Residency in Internal Medicine, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Fellowship:
Cardiology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Interventional Cardiology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
American Board of Pediatrics

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Medicine, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Professional Memberships:
American College of Cardiology

Hospital Privileges:
Christian Northeast Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
DePaul Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri
St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Barnes-St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Missouri
St. Joseph West Hospital
Lincoln County Medical Center, Troy, Missouri
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Anthony Hospital, Alton, Illinois
St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri




Most of the cardiologists of St. Louis Cardiology Consultants are primarily educated in the St. Louis area at the two teaching facilities, Washington University and St. Louis University. Several of the doctors are, or have been part of a teaching clinical faculty.