Dr. Pedro Moreno

Pedro R. Moreno, MD, performs more than 1,000 cardiac coronary invasive procedures annually (including diagnostic catheterizations, angioplasties and coronary stents) with >99 percent success rate and <1 percent major complications.

As a world-renowned expert in atherosclerosis, Dr. Moreno has been a pioneer in the understanding of inflammation and acute coronary syndromes. Dr. Moreno also contributed to vascular biologic aspects of restenosis, a renarrowing process that occurs in coronary or peripheral arteries after stenting.

Dr. Moreno has additional extensive experimental research in novel diagnostic and therapeutic modalities for vulnerable plaques, the most common cause of a heart attack.

Dr. Moreno is an official reviewer for the American Heart Association and several scientific journals including Annals of Internal Medicine, Circulation, The Journal of the American College of Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology, American Heart Journal, and European Heart Journal. He is honorary member of several international cardiology organizations including the Chilean Society of Cardiology, the Venezuelan Society of Cardiology, the Colombian Society of Cardiology and the Dominican Republic Society of Cardiology. Finally, he is an excellent teacher and a mentor of clinical and research fellows at The Mount Sinai Hospital.

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