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D. Lynn Morris, MD is Chairman of Cardiology and Director of the Einstein Institute for Heart and Vascular Health. Dr. Morris is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and completed his internal medicine residency training at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Morris served as Chief Medical Resident at the University of California, San Francisco, where he completed his fellowship in cardiology. He also completed a research fellowship at the Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco.
Prior to joining Einstein, Dr. Morris has held other leadership positions including Chief of Cardiology at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania and Chief of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Interventional Cardiology at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College, has been clinical investigator in more than 25 drug and device trials and reviewer of several cardiology journals and in many scientific, peer review journals.
Dr. Morris has presented research findings and papers at professional society meetings and published in many scientific, peer-reviewed journals including The Journal of the American College of Cardiology, The Annals of Internal Medicine and The American Heart Journal. He is a member of numerous professional associations and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the Council on Clinical Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American College of Chest Physicians and the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions.
Doctor Patel received her medical degree at State University of New York at Downstate. She completed her residency in internal medicine at NYU Medical Center where she also served as Chief Medical Resident. After her fellowship in Cardiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital she completed a one year fellowship in interventional cardiology also at Jefferson.
Shahriar Yazdanfar, MD is Director of the Section of Invasive, Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Yazdanfar has authored numerous articles and abstracts on various topics in cardiovascular disease and interventional procedures, particularly on directional coronary atherectomy and various aspects of balloon angioplasty in major cardiology journals. He is co-investigator in the National TIMI III trial and Gusto I and II studies.
Dr. Yazdanfar received his medical degree from Tehran University Medical School in Iran. He completed fellowship training in clinical cardiology at Temple University Hospital followed by one year of basic research fellowship at Temple Health Science Center in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Yazdanfar if a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology and American College of Physicians. He is a member of the AMA, PMS, PCMS, and Philadelphia Academy of Cardiology.