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Faculty Detail    
Name ARKA CHATTERJEE
 
Campus Address FOT 920 Zip 3409
Phone  (20-5) -898
E-mail  achat26@uab.edu
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Education
Medical School  University of Delhi    2007  MBBS 
Residency  University of Louisville School of Medicine    2012  Board certified in Internal Medicine 
Fellowship  University of Alabama at Birmingham    2015  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease; Echocardiography 
Fellowship  University of Alabama at Birmingham    2016  Board certified in Interventional Cardiology 

Certifications
Internal Medicine  2012 
Echocardiography  2015 
Cardiovascular Disease  2015 
Interventional Cardiology  2016 


Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Medicine  Med - Cardiovascular Disease Assistant Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cardiovascular Ctr  Comprehensive Cardiovascular Ctr Assistant Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Interventional cardiologist with keen interest in both imaging and procedural aspects of structural and adult congenital heart disease. Also interested in quality improvement in the cath lab especially with respect to patient safety.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American College of Cardiology     
Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions     



Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Description
Interventions in structural / adult congenital heart disease Bifurcation coronary interventions

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=arka+chatterjee   
Chatterjee A, Oates ET, Leesar MA, Alli OO. Descending septal branch of right coronary artery: Rare, but important in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2017 Mar 25. pii: S1553-8389(17)30110-0. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2017.03.026. [Epub ahead of print]  28365416 
Chatterjee A, Leesar MA. No Wire Fracture Is Great News, But Is Polymer Shearing the Real Danger? JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Jan 23;10(2):203-204.  28104216 
Chatterjee A, Hillegass WB. Unprotected Left Main Disease and Percutaneous Intervention: A Prototype for Precision Medicine. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Jan;89(1):11-12.  28116861 
Chatterjee A, White JS, Tuck B, Davies JE. Salmonella enteritidis mycotic aneurysm of stented saphenous vein graft to coronary artery. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Nov 28;9(22):e219-e220.   28102821 
Chatterjee A, White JS, Leesar MA. Management of radial artery perforation during transradial catheterization using a polytetrafluoroethylene covered coronary stent. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2016 Aug 15. pii: S1553-8389(16)30199-3. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2016.08.002. [Epub ahead of print]  27591152 
Chatterjee A, Brott BC, Foley R, Alli O, Sasse M, Ahmed M, Al Soliaman F, Reddy G, Ather S, Leesar MA. Safety of hydrophilic guidewires used for side-branch protection during stenting and proximal optimization technique in coronary bifurcation lesions. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2016 Apr 22. pii: S1553-8389(16)30110-5. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2016.04.006. [Epub ahead of print]  27210866 
Reddy G, Chatterjee A, Leon K. Left Atrial Mural Endocarditis secondary to Mitral Valve Jet Lesion. Circulation. 2015;131:1529-1530  25918043 
Reddy G, Chatterjee A, Brott BC. Transdiaphragmatic Rupture of Hepatic Abscess producing Purulent Pericarditis and Pericardial Tamponade. Circulation. 2015 Jan 6;131(1):e1-2.  25561477 
Chatterjee A, Hage FG. Guidelines in review: 2014 ACC/AHA Guideline on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Management of Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. J Nucl Cardiol. 2015 Feb;22(1):158-61.  25208531 
Kumar V, Chatterjee A. Ventricular arrhythmias and autonomic nervous system: evolving role of radionuclide imaging. J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Jan 27. [Epub ahead of print]  26818144 

Keywords
Interventional Cardiology,Adult congenital heart disease, Atrial septal defect, transcatheter valve therapy, perivalvular leak, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, bifurcation coronary intervention