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Robert Ramak Attaran

FACC, FASE, FSCAI, RPVI, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

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

Robert Ramak Attaran
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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.

His interests outside interventional cardiology include treatments for peripheral arterial and venous disease. He is Director of the Venous Disorders Program, at the Department of Medicine.

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. 

Education & Training

  • MBBS
    University of Sheffield (2000)
  • BS
    University of Toronto (1994)
  • Fellowship
    Yale University
  • Fellowship
    University of Arizona
  • Residency
    University of Arizona
  • Residency
    University College London Hospitals
  • Residency
    Guy's & St. Thomas Hospitals London
  • Internship
    Royal Hallamshire Hospital
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (2010)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology (2011)

Activities

  • Speaking Engagement - CVC Conference
    Chicago, United States 2019
    Annual Artery and Venous therapeutics meeting.
  • Invited Speaker
    Chicago, United States 2019
    CVC (Chicago endovascular conference)
  • Invited speaker
    London, United Kingdom 2019
    A symposium held jointly by Yale and King's on Diabetic foot management.
  • Invited Speaker
    London, United Kingdom 2019
    Symposium on the management of diabetic foot, vascular disease.
  • Speaker.
    New Orleans, United States 2019
    Vein forum in a large national meeting focusing on vascular disease.
  • Oral presentation. Debate.
    New Orleans, United States 2019
    A debate on the best method to ablate an incompetent saphenous vein in symptomatic reflux.
  • Oral presentation at the Global Rising Star Session.
    London, United Kingdom 2019
    The Charing Cross Symposium is a large long-running annual vascular meeting with presenters and researchers from Europe and the rest of the world presenting their findings.
  • Invited Lecture
    Baltimore, United States 2018
    Annual Meeting of The American Professional Wound Care Society.
  • Invited Lecture
    Chicago, United States 2018
    Invited to speak about the various guidelines on the care of venous ulcers.
  • Invited Speaker
    Chicago, United States 2018
    Lecture on the contemporary management of pulmonary embolism and the evidence.
  • Invited Speaker
    Chicago, United States 2018
    Discussion of high risk deep vein thrombosis management.
  • Video and oral presentation
    Chicago, United States 2018
    Demonstration of a novel technique to treat an incompetent saphenous vein.
  • Speaker
    New Orleans, United States 2018
    Lecture, invited on the year's best venous trials.
  • Invited Lecture
    New Orleans, United States 2018
    Educational lecture on a therapy technique for non-thermal vein ablation.
  • Invited Speaker
    New Orleans, United States 2018
    Lecture on a non-thermal vein ablation technique
  • Invited Speaker
    New Orleans, United States 2018
    Discussion of latest techniques in the evaluation and treatment of venous disease for allied health professionals.
  • Invited Educator
    New Orleans, United States 2018
    Talk at Fellows Course on treatment of chronic venous disease.
  • Invited speaker
    Napa, United States 2018
    Day symposium on venous disease and treatment targeting general practitioners and podiatrists.
  • Accepted Poster, and oral presentation
    New York, United States 2018
    Description of an embolic stroke case associated with a congenital venous pathology.
  • Case Presentation
    New Orleans, United States 2017
    Rare and interesting case presentation. A diagnostic conundrum.
  • Invited Lecture
    New Orleans, United States 2017
    A lecture recapping the best trials.
  • Invited Speaker
    New Orleans, United States 2017
    Lecture on management of arteriovenous disease. Audience members included physicians, podiatrists, nurses.
  • Invited speaker
    New Orleans, United States 2017
    Lecture to fellows introducing various venous topics, management and treatment options.
  • Yale Symposium at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Annual Scientific Sessions.
    New Orleans, United States 2017
    Presentations on multi-disciplinary team and practice building.
  • Invited Lecture
    Aventura, United States 2017
    Lecture at grand rounds on venous disease, delivered to residents and house staff.
  • Poster presentation
    Hollywood, United States 2017
    Data on novel vascular closure device. Safety and outcomes.
  • Poster presenter
    Hollywood, United States 2017
    Report on a novel technique.
  • Invited Lecture
    Redding, United States 2016
    One day symposium directed at physicians and allied health professionals involved in the care of venous disease patients.
  • Invited Speaker
    New Orleans, United States 2016
    Vascular conference for physicians and allied health professionals.
  • Invited lecture
    New Orleans, United States 2016
    Annual conference for physicians and allied health professionals interested in the care of vascular disease.
  • Session entitled : Great minds think differently.
    Washington, United States 2016
    Symposium at the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions.
  • Invited talk
    Miami, United States 2015
    Educational segment on diagnosing cause of leg edema.
  • Oral presentation
    Miami, United States 2015
    An educational session to teach vein sclerotherapy techniques.
  • Lecture at venous disease symposium
    Redding, United States 2015
    Day long symposium aimed at clinician involved in the care of patients with venous pathology.
  • Lecture
    New Orleans, United States 2015
    Vein symposium.
  • Speaker
    New Orleans, United States 2015
    Vein Forum for vein specialists.
  • Invited lecture
    New Orleans, United States 2015
    Vein symposium for vein specialists.

Honors & Recognition

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

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
CVC - Chicago Endovascular conferencePanelist on venous disease sessions.2019
American Venous ForumMember of fellowship training committee.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

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