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Milena Henzlova

  • PROFESSOR Medicine, Cardiology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Nuclear Cardiology

Education

  • MD, Charles University, Prague

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    City Hospital, Prague

  • Residency, Family Practice
    University of Alabama Hospitals

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    University of Alabama Hospitals

  • Fellowship, Cardiology
    Inst. of Clin. & Exp. Medicine

  • Fellowship, Cardiology
    University of Alabama Hospitals

Biography

    Dr Henzlova received her M.D. and Ph.D. degree from Charles University in Prague. She trained in Internal Medicine and Cardiology also in Prague. After her training, she assumed a position at the Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Prague.

    She defected from than communist Czechoslovakia to the United States in 1981. Dr Henzlova briefly worked as a research associate for a pharmaceutical company in Palo Alto, California. After re-training in Internal Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama, she continued her re-training in Cardiology at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She also obtained additional training in Nuclear Cardiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. At the completion of her Fellowship in Cardiology, she became Faculty member at UAB dividing her time between Nuclear Cardiology and Clinical Trials.

    In 1991, Dr Henzlova joined The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. She is a Director of Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory from 2001 and Associate Professor of Medicine.

    Dr Henzlova is certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and in Nuclear Cardiology. She is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC), member of American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and Council member of American Heart Association (AHA). She is an elected member of ASNC national committee, member of the Board of Directors of CBNC (Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology), invited reviewer for ICANL (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission) and invited Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) member.

    Dr Henzlova is an author or co-author of 45 peer reviewed papers, several book chapters and more than 90 abstract. She was a principal investigator and co-investigator of numerous clinical trials (SOLVD, BARI, TIMI, INSPIRE, GE-MIBG, VGEF, CVT, MIP-BP).

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.

Dr. Henzlova did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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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