Gregg W. Stone, MD, FACC, FSCAI is Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center, Director of Cardiovascular Research and Education at the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapies at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation in New York, NY. Dr. Stone has served as the national or international principal investigator for more than 50 national and international multicenter randomized trials, has authored more than 1000 book chapters, manuscripts and abstracts published in the peer-reviewed literature, and has delivered thousands of invited lectures around the world. Dr. Stone's areas of expertise include interventional therapies of acute coronary syndromes and myocardial infarction; drug eluting stents; adjunct pharmacology; percutaneous heart valves; new device angioplasty including distal embolic protection; thrombectomy; vascular brachytherapy and stent grafts; in-travascular ultrasound imaging; saphenous vein graft therapies; chronic total occlusions; vulner-able plaque; contrast nephropathy; clinical trial design; and regulatory issues. Dr. Stone, along with Dr. Martin B. Leon, is the director of Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), the world's largest symposium devoted to interventional cardiology and vascular medicine, directs the annual National Interventional Cardiology Fellow's Course, and co-directs several other an-nual courses, including The Drug-Eluting Stent Revolution: A Critical Appraisal, The Chronic Total Occlusion Summit, and Transcatheter Valve Therapies. Dr. Stone's medical practice is devoted to interventional cardiology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center.
Dr. Stone previously held similar positions at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. Previously he was the Director of Interventional Cardiology at the Cardiovascular Institute at El Camino Hospital and Stanford University Medical Center in California.
Dr. Stone completed medical school at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center, in Baltimore, MD, and his internship and residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He completed his general cardiology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA, under Dr. Jeremy Swan, and subsequently a dedicated fellowship in advanced coronary angioplasty with Dr. Geoffrey Hartzler in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Stone is board certified in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Internal Medicine.