Dr. Prakash Krishnan, MD, is a world-renowned expert in peripheral vascular disease and is internationally recognized as a leader in the catheter-based treatment of peripheral arterial disease. Dr. Krishnan’s expertise includes nonsurgical treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular diseases including coronary stents, peripheral vascular angioplasty and stents, atherectomy, carotid stents, renal stents, renal denervation and complex venous disease intervention.
Dr. Krishnan is a patient advocate and an educator. He has built a robust community-based outreach program that serves a vast population of patients with complex coronary and peripheral arterial diseases at offices in all five boroughs. He is the Director of the Endovascular Intervention Fellowship in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and has been educating interventionalists globally via various live satellite transmissions within national and international meetings and with the monthly webcast showcased at www.peripheralinterventions.org. He is the current Co- National Primary investigator in the ILLUMENATE Trial, a multicenter randomized control study evaluating the safety and efficacy of the Stellarex drug coated balloon in femero-popliteal lesions. He has received numerous awards and honors, most recently the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Legacy Award for Physician Services from Clergy with a Purpose in 2016. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on peripheral arterial disease and is the Co-Director of the annual Live Symposium of Complex Coronary and Vascular Cases, an Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Cardiovascular Institute-supported program, and Director of Mount Sinai’s Peripheral Interventions Live webcast.