Habib Samady, MD

Emory Clinic

Director, Interventional Cardiology

Professor of Medicine

Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Interventional Cardiology (Board certified since 2000)
Cardiology (Board certified since 1997)
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1993)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
cardiac catheterization
cardiology - general
cardiology - interventional
positron emission tomography
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Heart & Vascular Center at Clifton
1365 Clifton Road NE Bldg A
Atlanta, GA 30322
404 778-5299
Additional Spoken Language(s):
Year Started Practicing: 1989
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2005
Organizational Memberships:
American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention
Major or Recent Publications:

Lack of Improvement of LVEF after Bypass Surgery In Patients with Severe Ischemic Dysfunction Is not Associated with Worse Outcome. Circulation,100: 1298-1304.

Percutaneous treatment of focal vs diffuse in-stent restenosis: A prospective, randomized comparison of conventional therapies. Catheter Cardiovascular Intervention,61(3):344-9.

Fractional Flow Reserve: Critical Review of An Important Adjunct to Angiography. American Heart Journal ,Vol. 93, 9; Pages 1102-1106.

Recent Myocardial Infarction Does Not Limit the Utility of Fractional Flow Reserve for the Physiologic Assessment of Lesion Severity. American Journal Cardiology,Vol. 93, 9; Pages 1102-1106.

Coronary flow reserve abnormalities in patients with diabetes mellitus who have end-stage renal disease and normal epicardial coronary arteries.. American Heart Journal,147(6):1017-23.

Electromechanical Mapping identifies Improvement in Function and Retention of Contractile Reserve After Revascularization in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. Circulation,110;2410-2416.

Comparison Between Visual Assessment and Quantitative Coronary Angiography Versus Fractional Flow Reserve in Native Coronary Narrowings of Moderate Severity. American Journal Cardiology,90:210-215.

Coronary Collaterals, Stenoses, and Stents: Is a New Era in Physiologic Assessment in the Catheterization Laboratory Arriving? . Journal of American College of Cardiology,Vol 40, No.9:1551-1554.

Coronary Pressure Measurement After Stenting Predicts Target Vessel Revascularization at Follow-Up: A Multicenter Registry. Circulation,105:2950-2954.

Electromechanic Mapping for Detection of Myocardial Viability and Ischemic in Patients with Severe lschemic Cardiomyopathy. American Journal Cardiology,91:807-811.

Fractional Flow Reserve Compared to Intravascular Ultrasound Guidance for Optimal Stent Deployment. Circulation,104:1917-1922.

Incremental Value of Combined Perfusion and Function Over Perfusion Alone by Gated SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging for Detection of Severe 3-Vessel Coronary Artery Disease. Journal of American College of Cardiology,42:64-70.

Cardiology Fellows Abstract Award
Bristol-Myers Squibb, American Heart Association, 1997

Faculty Teaching Award
University of Virginia Department of Internal Medicine, 2002-2003

J Edwin Woode Jr. MD Teaching Award
Cardiovascular Division, University of Virginia, 2002-2003
Medical School
University of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK

Kings College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Lodge Moor Hospital, Sheffield, England
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT

Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT