Uri ElkayamMD, FACC
Uri Elkayam, MD received his medical degree from the Tel-Aviv University, Israel, in 1973 and is presently Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He is a past member of the executive council and chairman of the corporate affairs committee of the Heart Failure Society of America . Professor Elkayam is a member of the editorial boards of the American Journal of Cardiology, Cardiology, Heart Failure, and Cardiology in Review and a past member of the editorial boards of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and the Journal of Cardiac Failure. He is a fellow of the the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and American College of chest physicians.
Professor Elkayam’s research and clinical interests are in the areas of congestive heart failure, heart disease and pregnancy, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies and cardiovascular pharmacology. He has been involved in more than 100 self initiated, NIH and industry funded research projects and served in a leading position in numerous national and international multi center studies. He is the author or co-author on over 180 publications and over 80 book chapters and has consulted to a large number of Pharmaceutical and medical device companies on research, development and marketing of new drugs and devices in the area of cardiovascular disease.