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Antonio Colombo

Name: Antonio Colombo
Address: EMO GVM Centro Cuore Columbus – C/o: Casa di Cura Columbus – Via Buonarroti 48 – 20145 Milan, Italy

Primary-Secondary School Gallarate, Italy
University of Milan School of Medicine Milan, Italy (1968-75)
University of Parma Postgraduate School in Cardiovascular Medicine. Parma, Italy, (1975-78)

Post-Graduate Training
Residency in Cardiology Ospedale Maggiore Niguarda, De Gasperis Center (Director Prof. F. Rovelli), Milan, Italy (1975-78)
Internship in Internal Medicine (1978-79) at Cabrini Medical Center, New York, Medical College, N.Y.
Residency in Internal Medicine (1979-80) at Cabrini Medical Center, New York, Medical College, N.Y.
Chief Residency in Internal Medicine (1980-82) at Cabrini Medical Center, New York, Medical College, N.Y.
Fellow in Cardiology Veterans Administration Medical Center, Long Beach, University of California Irvine CA. (1982-84)
Fellow in Invasive Cardiology Monseigneur Toomey Cardiovascular Laboratory and Research Department (Director Dr. G. Gensini). St. Joseph Hospital, State University of New York, Syracuse, N.Y. (1984-85)

Past Appointments
Director Cardiology Wards and Clinics Veterans Administration Medical Center, Long Beach, CA. (1985-86)
Assistant Director Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Long Beach, CA. (1985-86)
Consultant Division of Haemodynamics, Hospital Maggiore – Policlinico, Milano, Italy (degree n.672 dated 27 April 1999)
Director of Investigational Angioplasty, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York (1996-Aug. 2004)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Hospital, New York (Sept. 2004-Dec. 2017)
Director Interventional Cardiology Unit, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy (1998-Nov 2018)
GVM Cath Labs Coordinator, Maria Cecilia Hospital, Cotignola (RA), Italy (Dic 2018-2020)
Member “Consiglio Superiore della Sanità” (2014-Dec 2018)

Present Appointments
Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiology Humanitas IRCCS (2021-present)
Director Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Columbus Hospital Milan, Italy (1986-present)
Attending Cardiologist, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY (2015-present)
Attending Cardiologist, Stamford Medical Hospital, Stamford, CT (Nov. 2013-present)

Academic Appointments
Instructor in Medicine, New York Medical College (1981-82)
Assistant Professor of Medicine University of California, Irvine (1982-1988)
Visitng Professor Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1995)
Professor of Clinical Medicine New York University, New York (1996 – Sept. 2004)
Visiting Professor, University of Belgrade, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Yu (2003)
Professor of Cardiology, Università Vita-Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milano, Italy (October 2015-2018)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Hospital, New York (Sept. 2004 – present)
Professor of Cardiology, Humanitas University, Pieve Emanuele, Milan, Italy (2021-present)

Committee Appointments
Chairman Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Committee, Long Beach VA Hospital (1985-86)
Member Mortality and Morbidity Committee, Long Beach VA Hospital (1985-86)

Board Certifications
Italian Board in Cardiology (1978-no limit)
American Board of Internal Medicine (1982-no limit)
American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases (1985-no limit)
American Board of Interventional Cardiology (1999-2009)

Medical Licenses
Italian Licence in Medicine and Surgery, 1976
New York State License No. 145397, April 3, 1981
California State License No. 38502, June 14, 1982
Connecticut State License No. 052568, November 19, 2013

Professional Society
Member dell’American Medical Association
Member dell’American College of Physicians
Fellow of the Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
Master Interventionalist of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
Member of the “Working Group on Coronary Circulation” of the European Society of Cardiology
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
Honorary Fellow of the Russian Society of Interventional Cardioangiology
Member of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
Honorary Member of the Russian Scientific Society of Interventional Radiology and Endovascular Surgery
Fellow of the Italian Society of Invasive Cardiology (GISE)

Honors And Awards
Summa Cum Laude at M.D. Graduation
Best Teaching Resident Cabrini Medical Center, N.Y., N.Y. (1981)
Best Clinical Researcher for 1994, Thoraxcenter Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
X TCT Career Award, Washington D.C, October 7-11, 1998.
Elite Reviewer 2005 of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Ethica Winner 2010, EuroPCR, Paris, May 26-29, 2010
Andreas Gruentzig Lecture on Interventional Cradiology, European Society of Cardiology, August 29, 2010
Elite Reviewer 2012 of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Legends of CV Medicine, American College of Cardiology, Chicago, March 2012
Master of the Masters 2013, TCTAP Award 2013, Seoul, Korea, April 23-26, 2013
Chien Foundation Award for Outstanding Lectureship & Lifetime Achievement in PCI, CIT 2014 in partenership with TCT, Shanghai, China, March 20-23, 2014

Left ventricular performance and myocardial metabolism during and following cross clamping of the descending aorta. (M.D. Thesis)
Holter monitoring in patients with valve prolapse: a study on the incidence of arrhythmias and on treatment of a subgroup with refractory ventricular tachycardias. (Postgraduate Thesis)

Principal Investigator in VA Rag Proposal: “A treadmill study of the efficacy of thrombolytic therapy in patients with unstable angina.” Grant Veterans Administration 70,000 $ (1985)
FIRB grant for the amount of 750.000 Euros: “Evaluation of bone marrow cells for the treatment of refractory angina” (2004)

Editorial Boards
Circulation (1996 – 2019)
Journal of American College of Cardiology (2001 – 2019)
Circulation Cardiovascular interventions (2008-present)
International Journal of Cardiovascular Intervention (1998 -present)
Italian Heart Journal (2000 – present)
Journal of Invasive Cardiology (1996 – present)
JACC Cardiovascular Interventions (2008-present)
American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs (2001 – present)
European Heart Journal (2001 – present)
EuroInterventions (2005-present)

Research Activities
Principal investigator of national and international, multicentre clinical trials and spontaneous single center clinical studies in invasive cardiolology according GCP.