Specialties

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology (Board certified since 2012)

Cardiology (Board certified since 2003)

Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1999)

At a Glance

  • 1999 Started practicing
  • 18 Years experience
  • 2 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Laskar

Dr. Laskar is the Medical Director of the Emory Healthcare VAD Program.  Dr. Laskar has demonstrated a true devotion to providing direct care to patients with heart failure, heart transplantation or ventricular assist devices, and teaching residents and fellows. Dr. Laskar also travels throughout Georgia and South Carolina providing education to physicians about treatment options available for patients with heart failure. Dr. Laskar is an active researcher in the areas of echocardiography and ventricular assist devices as destination therapy. Dr. Laskar is also board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology.

My Clinical Interests

  • cardiac transplant
  • cardiology - general
  • echocardiogram
  • heart failure/heart transplant

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

INTERNSHIP

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

RESIDENCY

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

FELLOWSHIP

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology

Heart Failure Society of America

International Society of Heart/Lung Transplant

Major Publications

Laskar S.R., Grayburn PA. “Assessment of Myocardial Perfusion with Contrast Echocardiography at Rest and with Stress: An Emerging Technology.” Prog in Card Disease 2000; 43: 245-258.

Laskar S.R., Dries D. “The Prognostic Impact of Renal Dysfunction in Patients with Chronic Systolic Heart Failure.” Curr Cardiol Report 2003; 5 (3): 205-210.

Yancy CW, Laskar S.R., Eichorn E. “The use of beta-adrenergic antagonists in African Americans with heart failure.” Congestive Heart Failure 2004; 10 (1) 34-37.

Kamanth, S.K., Laskar S.R., Yancy C.W. “Novel therapies for heart failure: vasopressin and selective Aldosterone antagonists.” Congestive Heart Failure 2005; 11: (1) 21-29.

Baseman D.G, O’Suilleabhain P.E., Reimold S.C., Laskar S.R., Baseman J.G., Dewey R.B. “Using Pergolide in Parkinson’s Disease is Associated with Significant Cardiac Valve Regurgitation.” Neurology 2004; 63 (2) :301-4.

Locations & Appointments

2 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Heart & Vascular Center at Emory University Hospital Midtown

Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
  • 404-686-7885
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2

Emory Heart & Vascular Center at Clifton

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Bldg A
Atlanta, GA 30322
  • 404-778-5544
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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4

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

INTERNSHIP

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

RESIDENCY

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

FELLOWSHIP

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology

Heart Failure Society of America

International Society of Heart/Lung Transplant

Major Publications

Laskar S.R., Grayburn PA. “Assessment of Myocardial Perfusion with Contrast Echocardiography at Rest and with Stress: An Emerging Technology.” Prog in Card Disease 2000; 43: 245-258.

Laskar S.R., Dries D. “The Prognostic Impact of Renal Dysfunction in Patients with Chronic Systolic Heart Failure.” Curr Cardiol Report 2003; 5 (3): 205-210.

Yancy CW, Laskar S.R., Eichorn E. “The use of beta-adrenergic antagonists in African Americans with heart failure.” Congestive Heart Failure 2004; 10 (1) 34-37.

Kamanth, S.K., Laskar S.R., Yancy C.W. “Novel therapies for heart failure: vasopressin and selective Aldosterone antagonists.” Congestive Heart Failure 2005; 11: (1) 21-29.

Baseman D.G, O’Suilleabhain P.E., Reimold S.C., Laskar S.R., Baseman J.G., Dewey R.B. “Using Pergolide in Parkinson’s Disease is Associated with Significant Cardiac Valve Regurgitation.” Neurology 2004; 63 (2) :301-4.