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Robert Ramak Attaran

FACC, FASE, FSCAI, RPVI, MBBS
Associate Professor; Director Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Cardiovascular Medicine; Director Endovascular Fellowship, Cardiovascular Medicine

Contact Information

Robert Ramak Attaran, FACC, FASE, FSCAI, RPVI, MBBS

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Cardiovascular Medicine

    15 York Street, PO Box 208017

    New Haven, CT 06520-8017

    United States

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Attaran studied as an undergraduate at the University of Toronto, Canada. He attended medical school at the University of Sheffield, UK, with Honors. He completed his internal medicine residency and cardiovascular medicine fellowship at the University of Arizona before completing his interventional cardiology fellowship at Yale University.

Dr. Attaran is the Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program and the Endovascular Fellowship Training Program.

His interests outside interventional cardiology include treatments for peripheral arterial and venous disease.

He is involved in a number of national and international research studies in cardiovascular intervention. He serves on the American College of Cardiology's National Cardiovascular Data Registry, Research and Publications Committee. He is a member of the Vascular Disease Council of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale University (2011)
  • Fellowship
    University of Arizona (2010)
  • Residency
    University of Arizona (2007)
  • Residency
    University College London Hospitals (2003)
  • Residency
    Guy's & St. Thomas Hospitals London (2002)
  • Internship
    Royal Hallamshire Hospital (2001)
  • MBBS
    University of Sheffield (2000)
  • BS
    University of Toronto (1994)

Activities

  • DVT / PE: Diagnostic options, interventional and non-interventional treatment. Devices used and anticoagulation (type, how long, follow up imaging):
    Oral interactive educational lecture 2021
    AVF Early Career Course
  • Lecture on: IVC filters. The good, the bad, the ugly.
    Lecture. 2021
    NCVH China
  • Pulmonary Embolism Response Team Programs: Why Aren’t they mandatory?
    Chicago, IL, United States 2019
    CVC
  • Post endovascular anticoagulation.
    Chicago, IL, United States 2019
    CVC
  • Hybrid approach to lower extremity disease
    London, England, United Kingdom 2019
    Yale and King's Diabetic foot joint symposium
  • Approach to mixed arteriovenous disease.
    London, England, United Kingdom 2019
    Yale King's Diabetic foot symposium
  • Superficial venous insufficiency. Glue is best.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2019
    New Cardiovascular Horizons, Annual Meeting
  • Update on the year’s best clinical trials.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2019
    New Cardiovascular Horizons
  • Evaluation of antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy for iliocaval stenting.
    London, England, United Kingdom 2019
    Charing Cross Symposium
  • Emphasis on the Appropriate Vascular Approach to the Non-Healing Wound
    Baltimore, MD, United States 2018
    American Professional Wound Care Society
  • Venous Ulcers – What are the American Venous Forum guidelines and does the rest of the world agree?
    Chicago, IL, United States 2018
    CVC Chicago Endovascular Conference
  • Modern management of pulmonary embolism
    Chicago, IL, United States 2018
    CVC Chicago Endovascular Conference
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis. Treating other high risk patients
    Chicago, IL, United States 2018
    CVC Chicago Endovascular conference
  • Pre-recorded VenaSeal case.
    Chicago, IL, United States 2018
    CVC Chicago Endovascular Conference
  • Best venous trials of 2018
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2018
    New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) Annual Conference
  • Cyanoacrylate ablation
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2018
    NCVH Annual Conference
  • Mechanochemical ablation
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2018
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference
  • Latest advances in venous care
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2018
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference
  • Interventions for acute and chronic DVT and chronic venous insufficiency
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2018
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Fellows Course
  • The hypercoagulable syndromes. When to suspect and when to treat.
    Napa, CA, United States 2018
    New Cardiovascular Horizons - Napa Valley
  • Paradoxical embolic CVA from a DVT associated with May-Thurner Syndrome.
    New York, NY, United States 2018
    New York Vein Symposium
  • Case presentation. Shortness of breath after DVT and PE.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2017
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference
  • Key venous trials, the year in review.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2017
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference
  • Interventions for venous insufficiency, acute and chronic DVT.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2017
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference
  • Approach to mixed arterial and venous disease.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2017
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference
  • How to Build a Successful Multispecialty Interventional Program.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2017
    Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Annual Scientific Sessions.
  • Venous Embolic Disease: Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
    Aventura, FL, United States 2017
    Grand Rounds - Aventura Hospital
  • Hemostasis with the Vascade Closure Device used in combination with the Safeguard Pressure Assisted Device. A single center experience (Poster).
    Hollywood, FL, United States 2017
    International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET)
  • Iliac Vein Stenting without Contrast in a Patient with Venous Ulcer Disease (Poster).
    Hollywood, FL, United States 2017
    International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET)
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: An Overview of Guidelines and Real-Life Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management.
    Redding, CA, United States 2016
    New Cardiovascular Horizons, California
  • Approach to mixed arteriovenous disease.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2016
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference
  • Compression therapy: Does it work?
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2016
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference
  • Are the Guidelines Behind the Times: Catheter-Directed therapy versus Anticoagulation for PE and DVT
    Washington, DC, United States 2016
    American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions
  • Distinguishing venous insufficiency from CHF from lymphedema.
    Miami, FL, United States 2015
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Miami
  • A beginners guide to safe sclerotherapy.
    Miami, FL, United States 2015
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Miami
  • The coagulation cascade and hypercoagulable disorders.
    Redding, CA, United States 2015
    New Cardiovascular Horizons - Redding
  • Overview of Anatomy and Physiology of Venous Insufficiency.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2015
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference
  • New technologies on the immediate horizon.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2015
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference
  • Post-operative protocols.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2015
    New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Patient's Choice AwardVitals.com2016
Compassionate Doctor Recognition2016

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and InterventionAssociate2021 - Present
American Venous ForumEarly Career Committee Member. Conference speaker.2020 - Present
American Venous ForumMember of fellowship training committee.2019
CVC - Chicago Endovascular conferencePanelist on venous disease sessions.2019
Yale Heart and VascularOne day symposium on topics in peripheral vascular medicine, interventional cardiology.2019 - Present
American Venous ForumCommittee member to help plan Fellows course as well as to increase membership.2019
American Venous ForumMember of membership committee.2019
Yale Update Interventional Cardiology, Annual SymposiumChair2019
American College of CardiologyReviewer and grader of peripheral vascular disease abstracts submitted for review at Annual Scientific Sessions.2018 - Present
Yale UniversityYale-affiliated hospitals Cardiovascular medicine lecture series. Co-ordinator. Tasked with assigning approximately 70 lectures.2018 - 2019
Internal Medicine Residency Admissions CommitteeInterview and selection of internal medicine residency program candidates.2018 - 2019
Phlebology JournalReviewer / grader of submitted articles for consideration.2017 - Present
Yale Affiliated Hospital Program, Lecture SeriesCoordinator2017 - Present
ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review panelist.Participant2017 - Present
American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data RegistryMember of committee to review research proposals and to direct future research goals. Co-author of manuscripts based on NCDR Registry data.2016 - Present
New Cardiovascular HorizonsCo-director of vein forum for consecutive years.2016 - 2019
American College CardiologyPanelist for Session on topics including venous disease.2016 - Present
New Cardiovascular Horizons - Vein ForumCo-chair and organizer of Vein Forum.2016 - 2019
Global Vascular DigestGuest Editor to Vascular journal.2016
Institutional Review Board, Yale UniversityReviewer2014
Clinical CardiologyReviewer2014 - 2018
Yale University Data Safety Monitoring BoardsFantom II Trial Data Safety Monitoring Board, Spectranetics ISR trial DSMB, Neuro-TAVR Study DSMB, TOBA-BTK Study DSMB.2014 - 2019
Yale School of MedicineLecturer to Medical School of topics including acute coronary syndrome, peripheral vascular disease, ECG interpretation.2014 - Present
Yale University, School of MedicineProgram Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program.2000 - Present

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