Wayne State University

Aim Higher

School of Medicine

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program

Fellows starting July 1, 2018 in the Interventional Fellowship Program:

Zaher Hakim, M.D.

Ethan Munzinger, M.D.

Ahmed Rashed, M.D.

Jimmy Yee, M.D.

CHIPS Fellow: Chadi Alraies, M.D

Structural Heart Fellow: Elsayed Abo-Salem, M.D.

 Program Experience
Fellows have clinical experiences that provide the opportunity to acquire knowledge of the indications, contraindications, risks, limitations, sensitivity, specificity, predictive accuracy and appropriate techniques for evaluating patients with a variety of cardiac disease disorders, including but not limited to:

  • Chronic ischemic heart disease
  • Acute ischemic syndromes
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Peripheral arterial and carotid disease

Fellows have the opportunity to acquire experience in the management of the bleeding complications associated with percutaneous intervention, including, but not limited to:

  • Bleeding after thrombolytic usage
  • Direct (heparin) and indirect (bivalirudin) usage
  • Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor usage
  • Fellows have clinical experiences involving
  • Consultation
  • Care of patients in the cardiac care unit, emergency department, or other intensive care settings
  • Care of the patient before and after interventional procedures
  • Outpatient follow-up of patients treated with drugs, interventions, devices, or surgery
  • Non-invasive assessment of coronary, valvular, and peripheral arterial disease

Recognition and Awards

  • The fellowship program director was recognized as "Teacher of the Year, 2005" by the residents and fellows of the class of 2005.
  • Reported Multi-center CASES, carotid registry.
  • Home of hyperoxic therapy for acute myocardial infarction.

Application Information

  • Applications are mailed out upon request.
  • Each application must be submitted with the following documentation: Curriculum vitae, personal statement, copy of MD diploma, copy of ECFMG or USMLE certificate, copy of ECFMG or USMLE scores, and copy of visa card (if applicable).