Barry T. Katzen MD, FACR, FACC, FSIR
Barry T. Katzen, MD, is the founder and Medical Director of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute. At the Institute since 1987, he has been a leader in the development of interventional radiology and multi-disciplinary models for delivering cardiovascular care.
Dr. Katzen is Voluntary Professor of Radiology at the University of Miami School of Medicine as well as Clinical Professor of Radiology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, and most recently became Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.
Dr. Katzen received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He completed his radiology residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, with fellowship in cardiovascular radiology at St. Vincents Hospital Medical Center in New York, as well as the University of Rome, Italy. He later trained in Europe on several occasions, developing a deep understanding of the delivery of healthcare in multinational settings.
Dr. Katzen is considered a pioneer of angioplasty thrombolysis and has a particular interest in treatment of aortic (AAA, TAA) and peripheral aneurysms, peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and critical limb ischemia, carotid artery disease, renal vascular hypertension, and vascular malformations. He has participated in the innovation of new therapies for a number of vascular diseases.
Dr. Katzen had been awarded fellowships in American College of Cardiology, American College of Radiology, Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (SIR), and Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE). He is one of the few and non-surgeons, awarded membership in the Society for Vascular Surgery in the United States.
Dr. Katzen currently serves on the following advisory boards: Boston Scientific, COOK Medical, Philips Medical, Medtronic, IC Sciences, Nellix, Inc., W.L. Gore, Cordis, CR Bard.
Dr. Katzen is a member of several societies, including the Society of Interventional Radiology, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association; currently he is a member of the Board of Trustees for the RSNA Research and Education Foundation. Dr. Katzen was awarded the Society of Interventional Radiology’s Gold Medal for lifetime achievement, as well as receiving the Gold Medal from the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE), first American received such recognition. He had also been entered into the “Hall of Fame” University of Miami School of Medicine, as well as receiving the Gold Medal from the Alumni Association.
Throughout his medical career, Dr. Katzen has been a leader in the development of new less invasive procedures, and published extensively in the scientific literature. Additionally, he serves on editorial boards for numerous journals, and has been the founding editor of two journals in the field, he is author and co-author of numerous text books as well. Dr. Katzen had an early interest in the use of the Internet for education and physician interaction, and in 1995, along with his partners, founded the Endovascular Forum, one of the first interactive physician websites in the world.
He is a program director for the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) and Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO).