Morton Kern

Morton J. Kern
, MD


Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular hemodynamics, Coronary angioplasty and stenting, Intravascular physiology, Intravascular ultrasound

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease [Internal Medicine]
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology [IM-Cardio]
  • English
Medical School
Mount Sinai Hospital - New York
Mount Sinai Hospital - New YorkInternal Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital - New YorkInternal Medicine
Brigham & Women's HospitalCardiovascular Disease
Professional Positions
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, American Heart Association
  • Fellow, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention
  • Instructor, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology Board Review
  • President Emeritus, Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention
  • Professor of Medicine, Associate Chief, Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine
Awards and Recognition
  • America's Top Doctors (Coronary Angioplasty/Stents, Interventional Cardiology, Intravascular Ultrasound), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2012
  • Best Doctors in America® (Cardiology), 2011-2013, 2015, 2016
More Information

Dr. Kern's research interests include coronary angioplasty and stenting, intravascular physiology, intravascular ultrasound and evaluation of cardiovascular hemodynamic. He is the author of several major textbooks, one of which is the leading book on cardiac catheterization, entitled "The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook", which is used nationally and internationally to train physicians in the subject.

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