Training Programs in Cardiovascular Disease
CAMC's Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship offers an opportunity for training in a high volume clinical environment where fellows are supported by talented and specialized faculty. In addition to clinical training, fellows have many research opportunities supported by the CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine.
Research in Cardiovascular Disease
CAMC has dedicated significant resources to align the advanced imaging and heart failure programs with our interventional centers of excellence as we embark on a new strategic focus of teaching and research. The Center for Innovation and Simulation Learning allows for participation in a very active cardiovascular simulation program.
In 2019, there were 323 active research projects and 92 types of industry sponsored trials at CAMC.
Patient Care in Cardiovascular Disease
At CAMC, we put patients first. With a highly-trained and experienced team, and using the most advanced technology available, we are advancing the field of cardiac care in our region. As one of the top heart programs in the country, we’re proud to offer:
- An experienced team of specialists that includes medical and interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiac electrophysiologists, vascular surgeons and specialized advanced practice providers and nurses.
- Advanced structural heart program that performs groundbreaking, life-saving procedures every day.
- Open heart, minimally-invasive and robotic surgical capabilities using the most advanced technology available.
- A suite of cath labs that are accredited by the American College of Cardiology as Cardiac Cath Lab v1 with PCI and Chest Pain with PCI
- Cutting-edge electrophysiology labs equipped with advanced technology and specially-trained staff.
- Advanced cardiac imaging and diagnostic testing using state-of-the-art equipment.
- Outpatient Congestive Heart Failure and COPD Clinics to manage risk factors and improve heart and lung health.
- Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and supportive care.
Alicia Pekar, MS
Senior Residency Program Specialist
Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency & Fellowship
Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
CAMC / WVU Charleston Division
Vascular Center of Excellence
3200 MacCorkle Avenue SE, Room #4127
Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: (304) 388-4874