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Frederick G. Kushner, MD

  • Specialty: Cardiology
  • Language: English

Credentials

Positions
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Interventional Cardiology), 1999
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease), 1979
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 1977
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Interventional & Nuclear Cardiology, 1979
  • Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Cardiovascular Disease, 1978
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Internal Medicine, 1976
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Interests

cardiovascular disease, acute coronary syndromes, teaching and mentoring, humanism

Research Summary

I am a clinical and interventional cardiologist specializing in acute coronary syndromes.

For many years I have been involved in national practice guideline development and currently serve as vice chair of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction writing committee.

I am also a former member of the American College of Cardiology Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Science Board to the Food and Drug Administration. I also serve on several medical journal editorial boards.

As a teacher of and mentor to students, house staff, and young faculty, I have taught numerous courses on the doctor–patient relationship. In the spring and fall I spend time at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue on the medical service and teaching cardiology to fellows, and I teach at Tisch Hospital as a volunteer.

I also maintain a clinical practice in New Orleans and am a clinical professor of medicine at Louisiana State University and at Tulane University School of Medicine, where I received the Alpha Omega Alpha Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award.

Academic Contact

Academic office

6048 Perrier Street

Unit 4M

New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone

504-319-8039

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