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George Dangas

  • PROFESSOR Medicine, Cardiology
  • PROFESSOR Surgery
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Education

  • MD, University of Athens

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Miriam Hospital

  • Fellowship, Cardiology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    George D. Dangas, MD, PhD is Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Director of Cardiovascular Innovation at the Zena and Michael A. Weiner Cardiovascular Institute of the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. 

    Dr. Dangas is a leading authority in the performance of nonsurgical cardiac and vascular interventions (e.g. stent, angioplasty, atherectomy) using both established and novel techniques and in preventing and dissolving thrombosis in the coronary and peripheral arteries.  He is currently serving as the Chair of the American College of Cardiology Interventional Scientific Council and has been a Trustee of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI).  He has been a co-director of the annual conferences Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics and Interventional Fellows’ Courses in the USA and Europe for many years and key faculty and program committee member for multiple international conferences including the ACCi2 Summit, ACCIS, and SCAI. He is also the Director of Academic Affairs at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

    Dr. Dangas completed medical and postgraduate studies at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.  Dr. Dangas completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Miriam Hospital and Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.  He completed his cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology fellowships at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City.  Before joining the Faculty of Mount Sinai, he has been Associate Professor and Program Director of Interventional Cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center, NYC and Associate Clinical Professor at NYU School of Medicine and Lenox Hill Hospital.   He has been certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology, by the American Board of Vascular Medicine in both Endovascular and Vascular Medicine, and has been elected Fellow of seven national and international professional societies (AHA, ACC, ACCP, ESC, SCAI, ACP-ASIM, SVM).


    In The News: Dr. George Dangas discusses lowering the risks for cardiovascular disease in the Daily News feature, The Daily Check Up. 

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Dangas during 2013 and/or 2014. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Consulting:

  • GE HealthCare; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Medtronic, Inc.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • AstraZeneca

Other Activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership.

  • Covidien

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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  • BCBS Direct POS
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  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • CIGNA - Indemnity
  • CarePlus, LLC
  • Choice Care
  • Cigna
  • Empire Plan/UHC
  • Fidelis Care NY
  • First Health
  • GHI HMO
  • Great West Insurance
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - PPO
  • HIP Commercial
  • HealthFirst/Medicaid HMO
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  • Magnacare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • Multiplan/PHCS
  • Neighborhood Health Providers, LLC
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Travel Care Services
  • United Health Care - Mount Sinai Top Tier
  • United Health Care Commercial
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