Dr. Aziz, a Noted Cardiologist, Joins UMPA


 Emad F. Aziz,

The Department of Medicine at St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals (SLR) is pleased to announce that Emad F. Aziz, DO, MB CHB, FACC, a highly skilled physician, researcher and educator, has joined University Medical Practice Associates (UMPA), the department’s outpatient clinical practice.

Dr. Aziz is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology and board eligible in electrophysiology. He has conducted cutting-edge studies and been widely published in the fields of cardiology, heart failure, electrophysiology, clinical outcomes and cardiac syncope management, including extended monitoring using implantable loop recorders. A highly trained electrophysiologist, he is experienced in performing all complex ablations, including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia for normal and ischemic hearts. He is skilled in all advanced cardiac device implantations and certified in the most complex laser lead extraction for infected devices.

Besides cardiology and electrophysiology, Dr. Aziz specializes in clinical management and outcomes. He directs the Advanced Cardiac Admission Program (ACAP), which uses a guidelines-based approach to optimize care and prevent sudden cardiac death. He is also an active member of the American Heart Association’s Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research. In addition, he is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Aziz holds two medical degrees -- an MB CHB degree from the Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine and a DO from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine -- and recently commenced as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He conducted his internal medicine residency and clinical cardiology fellowship at SLR. He also completed an advanced heart failure fellowship at Montefiore-Einstein Heart Center and a two-year clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at SLR.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Aziz into our outpatient clinical practice. He sees patients at two UMPA offices in Manhattan -- one at 425 West 59th Street, Suite 9C (phone 212-492-5550) and the other at 374 West 125th Street
(phone 212-280-3101).


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