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Mauricio G. Cohen, M.D.

General Information

Mauricio G. Cohen, M.D.

Contact

  • Fax: 305-243-5578

Specialties

  • Cardiology-Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology - Internal Medicine

Languages

English, Spanish

Clinical Areas

Complex percutaneous coronary interventions

TAVR - Valvuloplasty

TMVR - Edge-to-edge mitral valve repair with Mitral Clip

Transradial catheterization and interventions

Structural heart disease

Roles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Research Interests

Transradial catheterization and interventions

Structural heart disease - TAVR

Antithrombotic strategies for percutaneous coronary interventions

Health disparities

Outcomes research

Publications

Awards

The Robert J Myerburg Outstanding Academic Cardiology Faculty Award
First Place Winner – Interactive Moderated Case Session – SCAI 2013
Frank Hildner Elite Reviewer 2012 Award
Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions Emerging Leaders Mentorship
FHRI Stop Heart Disease Researcher of the Year Award
American Heart Association Top Ten Advances in Cardiovascular Research in 2010

Education

1999 Cardiology Fellowship
Duke University
1996 Residency and Cardiology Fellowship
Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires

Biography

Mauricio G. Cohen, MD, FACC, FSCAI is an interventional cardiologist and tenured Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He attended Medical School at Universidad Nacional de Tucumán in Argentina. He did his medicine/cardiology training at Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires in Argentina and subsequently did an interventional cardiology and clinical research fellowship at Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Clinical Research Institute. In 2000, he joined the interventional cardiology staff at Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, one of the leading medical institutions in South America, and also worked as a clinical trials reviewer for ANMAT (Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnologías Médicas – National Administration for Medicines, Foods and Medical Technologies) between 2000 and 2002. In 2003, he joined the Division of Cardiology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was part of the interventional faculty and the director of cardiology clinical trials. Dr. Cohen is currently the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at University of Miami Hospital. He conducted a multicenter phase IIa multicenter clinical trial and acted as local PI in more than 10 multi- and single-center clinical trials. In 2011, he received the “Stop Heart Disease Researcher of the Year Award” by the Florida Heart Research Institute. The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions recognized Dr. Cohen as an “Emerging Leader” in the field of interventional cardiology. Dr. Cohen has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His major clinical and research interests include novel antithrombotic strategies, transradial cardiac catheterization and intervention, complex percutaneous coronary interventions, transcatheter valve therapies, and health disparities.

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