Leadership

Chief, David J. Pinsky, MD

Dr. David Pinsky

Dr. David J. Pinsky is the J. Griswold Ruth and Margery Hopkins Ruth Professor of Internal Medicine, the Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, as well as the Scientific Director of the U-M Cardiovascular Center. Prior to joining U-M in March 2003, Dr. Pinsky was director of research for the Cardiovascular Disease Training Program at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York and associate professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He served at Columbia University from 1992-2003. He earned his medical degree from Ohio State University and performed his medicine residency, as well as his research fellowship in heart failure at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He also performed research fellowships in cardiology and vascular biology at Columbia.

Dr. Pinsky’s work focuses on mechanisms driving hypoxic/ischemic modulation of the vascular phenotype. The laboratory focuses on translational vascular medicine, so that the molecular mechanisms being studied are made relevant to disease models such as stroke, myocardal infarction, and heart and lung transplantation.

As a result of his groundbreaking research, Dr. Pinsky has earned a reputation as one of the country's foremost experts in understanding the relationship between blood flow and heart and brain diseases. His research efforts have earned him numerous grants and awards, including the American Heart Association Melvin Marcus Young Investigator Award in cardiovascular physiology and the AHA Established Investigator Award.

 

Administrator, Robert Keast

Robert Keast

Robert Keast
Administrator, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
2722 H CVC
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5853

 

Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty Leadership

Keith Aaronson
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director of Adult Heart Transplant

Stanley Chetcuti, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Interventional Cardiology

Kim Eagle, MD
Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Health Management and Policy, U-M School of Public Health
Director, Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center 
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Clinical Quality

James Froehlich, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Anticoagulation Services
Director, Vascular Medicine

Hitinder Gurm, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Chief Clinical Officer for UH/CVC Services

Scott Hummel, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Veterans Affairs Chief of Cardiology

Todd Koelling, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Heart Failure

Theodore Kolias, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Echocardiography

Vallerie McLaughlin, MD
Kim A. Eagle MD Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Division Chief
Associate Chief Clinical Officer, UMMG Cardiovascular Services
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Hakan Oral, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Electrophysiology