Shani, Jacob MD

Jacob Shani, MD
Chair, Maimonides Heart & Vascular Center
Chair, Cardiology
Primary Address:
4802 Tenth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
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Phone: (718) 283-7480
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Jacob Shani, MD


 
 

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Jacob Shani, MD, is a Diplomat of the American Boards of Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Internal Medicine. For the past 27 years, he has been a practicing interventional cardiologist and is considered a leader in the field, with extensive experience and a special interest in high-risk procedures.

Dr. Shani is involved in multiple research projects and has earned international recognition for his innovations in cardiac catheterization and interventions: He performed the first atherectomy in New York State in 1991; invented a special angled catheter for cardiac interventions in 1992; invented a wrist clamp to aid in radial artery catheterization; and performed the first percutaneous transmyocardial revascularization in New York State in 1997.

Dr. Shani is on the advisory board of several companies in the field of Interventional Cardiology and holds the patent to several devices.  Under his leadership, Maimonides Medical Center has achieved stellar patient outcomes for angioplasty, according to the most recently published data by Health Grades and the Federal Government. 
 
Over the past two decades, Dr. Shani has published numerous articles and was invited as a guest speaker to multiple countries throughout the world.  
 
Academic Appointments
 
Professor of Medicine, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy
Professor of Clinical Medicine, New York University Hospital
Professor of Clinical Medicine, State University of New York, Brooklyn, New York

Medical Education:
Medical School:
Israel Institute of Technology
Residency:
Maimonides Medical Center
Fellowship:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Cardiology & Interventional Cardiology)

Board Certification:
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE - Subspecialty
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY - Subspecialty
INTERNAL MEDICINE - General


Department and Division:
Academic Title:
Professor of Cardiology, SUNY Downstate Brooklyn
Publications:
Articles Listed in PubMed
   
Office Hours:
Primary Address:
4802 Tenth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Hours:
Mon: 08:00:00 AM - 05:00:00 PM
Tues: 08:00:00 AM - 08:00:00 PM
Wed: 08:00:00 AM - 05:00:00 PM
Thurs: 08:00:00 AM - 05:00:00 PM
Fri: 08:00:00 AM - 05:00:00 PM
Evenings: No
Saturdays: No
Sundays: No



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