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Ayman S. Iskander, MD, FSCAI, FAAC , FACC

EDUCATION

August 2000 Diplomate of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

August 1995 - March 1996 Master Degree in Internal Medicine (First Part), Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

October 1987 - Dec 1993 Doctor of Medicine (MBBCh), Ain-Shams University, School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt. - Summa Cum Laude

Sept 1984 - July 1987 General Certificate of Examination, St. George's College, Cairo, Egypt - Summa Cum Laude

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

  • July 2003 - July 2004 Interventional Cardiovascular Fellowship, Lahey Clinic Medical Center

  • July 2000 - June 2003 Cardiovascular Fellowship, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805

  • July 1997 - June 2000 Internal Medicine Resident, SUNY Health Science Center, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210

  • May 1995 - June 1997 Internal Medicine Resident, Ain-Shams University Hospitals, Abbasseya St, Cairo, Egypt

  • May 1995 - June 1997 Emergency Department, El-Hayat Specialized Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

  • March 1994 - May 1995 Internship (General & Subspecialty Medicine, Cardiology, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, ICU, Anesthesia, ED), Ain-Shams University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

September 2004 - Present Attending Physician, St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY 13203

CERTIFICATIONS

  • September 2001 Massachusetts License

  • December 1998 USMLE Step 3

  • July 1997 Present ACLS/BLS

  • May 1997 TOEFL

  • December 1996 ECFMG Permanent Certification

  • June 1996 USMLE Step 1

  • March 1995 USMLE Step 2 and ECFMG English Test

  • March 1995 Unrestricted License of Practice in Egypt

HONORS & AWARDS

  • June 2003 Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Lahey Clinic postgraduate recognition day

  • November 2002 Laenneck Society Young Clinician Award, AHA Council on Clinical Cardiology

  • July 2002 - June 2003 Chief Cardiovascular Fellow, Lahey Clinical Medical Center

  • June 2002 Fellow Teaching Award, Lahey Clinic Medical Center

  • June 2000 Resident Teaching Award of the Year, SUNY Upstate Medical University

  • June 2000 Outpatient Teaching Award, SUNY Upstate Medical University

  • April 1995 Certificate of Honor from the 18th International Ain-Shams Annual Medical Congress for being among the top 10% of Graduate students

  • September 1994 Certificate of Award from the 9th Annual Conference of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate for best academic performance

  • December 1993 Graduating Cum Laude from Ain-Shams University, School of Medicine (granted to only 8%)

  • August 1987 Distinctive Scholar Award of Egyptian Ministry of Undergraduate Education for scoring among top 10% nationwide

  • 1987 - 1993 Honors in Pathology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry and Pediatrics

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

  • Ongoing research "The role of ischemia-modified albumin in various acute chest pain syndromes".

  • June 2003 A. Iskander, P. Kinnunen, W. Gaasch "Relation of BNP to age and exercise capacity in asymptomatic patients with severe Aortic Stenosis", Circulation online, May 20 2003, Abstract No. 51

  • November 2002 A. Iskander, K. Hreib, D. Gossman, B. Mirbach "Concurrent spontaneous carotid vertebral and coronary dissections in young female with fibromuscular dysplasia" Circulation 2002; 106(19); II-V

  • June 1997 A. Monis, A. Iskander, H. Gabr; Comparison between endoscopic Ligation versus Sclerotherapy in management of Esophageal Varices. Egyptian Society of Gastroenterology 1997; 10:1-36

PRESENTATIONS

  • June 2003 Primary cardiac Burkitt's lymphoma. Lahey Clinic post graduate recognition day

  • June 2003 Relation of BNP to age and exercise capacity in asymptomatic patients with severe Aortic Stenosis. Oral presentation, AHA Asia-Pacific meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • November 2002 Concurrent spontaneous carotid, vertebral and coronary dissections in young female with fibromuscular dysplasia. Oral presentation, AHA meeting, Chicago, IL

  • May 1999 Lemiere's Syndrome, a rare old disease yet still seen. Poster presentation, ACP Meeting

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

  • November 2000 Affiliate in Training, American College of Cardiology

  • October 2000 Member, Massachusetts Medical Society

  • July 2000 Clinical Associate in Medicine, Tufts Society