Penn Medicine Fellow Receives National Award for Excellence in Interventional Cardiology

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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369April 25, 2014

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Foundation (SCAI) has presented Penn Medicine’s Mitul Kadakia, MD, with the 2014 Gregory Braden Memorial Fellow of the Year Award in recognition of his outstanding performance as an interventional cardiology fellow-in-training. The award is only given to one graduating interventional cardiology fellow in the nation.

Dr. Kadakia is currently a fellow in Interventional Cardiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and his medical school degree from Harvard Medical School.  Following medical school, he completed a residency in internal medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and cardiology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Kadakia’s clinical and research interests include new devices and therapies for coronary and valvular heart disease, percutaneous structural cardiac interventions, advanced imaging for structural interventions, and bleeding reduction in acute coronary syndromes.

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