Habib Samady

Northeast Georgia Health System | President, Cardiovascular Service Line

Dr. Habib Samady trained in general cardiology, nuclear cardiology and interventional cardiology at Yale University. He was on faculty at the University of Virginia, Eastern Virginia Medical School and Emory University, where he served as Professor of Medicine, Director of Interventional Cardiology and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of Emory University Hospital. Since January 2021, he serves as President, Cardiovascular Service Line, Northeast Georgia Health System. He has received several outstanding teaching awards and has published over 400 papers and abstracts. He has a research program investigating hemodynamic and biomechanical mechanisms associated with progression of human coronary atherosclerosis; evaluation of pharmaceutical agents for treatment of coronary microvascular disease, endothelial dysfunction, coronary vasospasm and non-obstructive atherosclerosis, and biomechanics of coronary stents. Dr. Samady is co-founder of a computational vascular physiology start up, Covanos Inc., co-editor of the textbook Interventional Cardiology, McGraw Hill, deputy editor of JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, and is on the editorial board of numerous cardiovascular journals.

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