Medical Advisory Board
JOHN COPPOLA, MD, FACC, FSCAI
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR NYU, CHIEF- CARDIAC CATH LAB BELLEVUE HOSPITAL NEW YORK
Dr. Coppola is internationally acknowledged as an expert in performing transradial catheterization, realizing over a decade ago that femoral complications had consequences. He has been invited to present this procedure to interventional cardiologists all over the world. Through the years, Dr. Coppola has persisted in advancing the use of transradial access through training programs for other physicians interested in learning the technique. Ten years later, the U.S. has interventional cardiologists located all over the nation who received their initial transradial exposure in Dr. Coppola’s lab. Recognizing the clinical and patient advantages that transradial access provide, Dr. Coppola and his lab utilize transradial access as their primary technique coupled with same-day discharge (SDD) whenever possible for their percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients. Dr. John Coppola is a cardiologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bellevue, and NYU Langone Hospitals.
CARMELO J. PANETTA, MD
ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA MEDICAL SCHOOL
Dr. Panetta is a renowned cardiologist with over 20 years of experience, specializing in Percutaneous Interventions utilizing transradial catherization. Dr. Panetta was trained on radial approach for coronary angiography at UCSF for Cardiology fellowship and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN for Interventional Cardiology fellowship. He works in the twin cities, Minnesota, with an active role in clinical research and device development. Dr. Panetta is a member of the vascular working group of SCAI (Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions). He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.