Rajendra Makkar, MD

Associate Director, Interventional Technologies, Heart Institute

Associate Director, Heart Institute

Stephen R. Corday, MD Chair in Interventional Cardiology

Vice President, Cardiovascular Innovation and Intervention

Executive Director, Cardiac Interventional Services

Director, Interventional Cardiology Division

Director, Interventional Cardiology Research Program

Rajendra Makkar, MD

Smidt Heart Institute
127 S San Vicente Blvd #A3600
Los AngelesCA
90048

Phone:

310-423-3977

Fax:

310-423-0106

Rajendra Makkar, MD

Associate Director, Interventional Technologies, Heart Institute

Associate Director, Heart Institute

Stephen R. Corday, MD Chair in Interventional Cardiology

Vice President, Cardiovascular Innovation and Intervention

Executive Director, Cardiac Interventional Services

Director, Interventional Cardiology Division

Director, Interventional Cardiology Research Program

  • IM/Cardiology

Angina

Angioplasty

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

Heart Disease

Heart Valve Surgery / Surgeries

Mitral Valve Surgery / Surgeries

  • Medical School: Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, 1987
  • Internship: Wayne State University Hospital, 1990
  • Residency: Harper University Hospital, 1992
  • Residency: Harper University Hospital, 1993
  • Forrester JS, Shah PK, Makkar RR: Myocardial regeneration by stem cells: seeing the unseeable. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol., 48(8): 1722-4, 2006
  • Kupferwasser LI, Amorn AM, Kapoor N, Lee MS, Kar S, Cercek B, Dohad S, Mirocha J, Forrester JS, Shah PK, Makkar RR: Comparison of drug-eluting stents with bare metal stents in unselected patients with acute myocardial infarction. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, 70(1): 1-8, 2007
  • Kupferwasser LI, Lee MS, Schapira JN, Makkar RR: Percutaneous coronary intervention in unprotected left main disease: a status report. Minerva cardioangiologica, 54(5): 633-41, 2006

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