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John M. Lasala, MD, PhD, FACC, MSCAI

Professor of Medicine

Phone314-362-1291

Fax314-747-1417

Additional Titles

  • Director, Structural Heart Disease

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Education

  • B.A.: Drew University, Madison, NJ (1975)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Anatomy and Neurobiology: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1979)
  • PhD: St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO (1979)
  • M.D.: University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT (1983)
  • Intern and Resident, Medicine: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis , MO (1986)
  • Fellowship, Cardiology: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT (1989)
  • Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT (1990)

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disase
  • Interventional Cardiology

Recognition

1971

National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award

1975

Honors in Chemistry, Drew University
New Jersey American Chemical Society Undergraduate, Research Award, Co-Winner

1978

Teaching Assistant St. Louis University School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry

1980

March of Dimes, Medical Student Research Grant

1988

American Heart Association Research Fellowship

1998

Co-Chairman-Society: Cardiac Angiography & Interventional (SCAI) Meeting

2000

Outstanding Cardiology Alumnus Award
Yale University School of Medicine

2002

Magnetically Navigable and/or Controllable Device for Removing Material from Body Lumens and Cavities. Stereotaxis, Inc. Patented August 6, 2002.

2004

Board of Trustees: The Society for Angiography and Interventions

2007-2016

Best Doctors in America
Best Doctors in St. Louis

2009

Brien McMahon High School Hall of Fame

2011

American Heart Association: Hugh McCulloch Award Recipient

2017

Master Interventionalist of SCAI

Clinical Interests

Complex coronary intervention, hemodynamics support, structural heart disease including mitral, aortic, and adult congenital

 

Research Interests

Cardiac Catheterizations, coronary artery disease, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), myocardial infarction, coronary-artery stenting, structural heart disease. The treatment of rheumatic mitral stenosis, percutaneous repair of mitral regurgitation and percutaneous replacement of aortic valve for aortic stenosis, percutaneous repair of congenital defects and ASD, PFO, VSD and PDA.

Publications

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