Heather L. GornikMD, RVT, RPVI
Heather L. Gornik, MD, RVT, RPVI, serves as President on the IAC Vascular Testing Board of Directors as a Cardiology Member-at-Large. Dr. Gornik is the Medical Director of the Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory in the Heart and Vascular Institute of The Cleveland Clinic, where she also serves as Staff Physician and Director of Vascular Medicine Research.
Upon receiving her medical degree with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Dr. Gornik completed her residency and fellowships at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. In 2005, she earned her MMSc degree in Clinical Investigation from Harvard Medical School/MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. A teacher and mentor, Dr. Gornik also serves as Associate Professor of Medicine at The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and has taught previously at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Gornik is committed to educating health professionals from multiple disciplines in the field of vascular ultrasound and has lectured extensively and co-authored numerous publications, abstracts, reviews and book chapters. She has also participated in the writing group committee for the ACC Foundation Appropriate Use Criteria for Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound and Physiological Testing. Dr. Gornik is also member of the American Heart Association (AHA), Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) and Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM).