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Alexander Llanos, MD

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Telephone: 
(954) 772-2136
Fax: 
(954) 772-7156
Languages: 
English
Spanish
Specialty/Specialties: 
Cardiovascular Disease
Interventional Cardiology
Holy Cross Medical Group: 
Yes

Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm

Click here to view Dr. Llanos' video webisode.
Click here to view Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Clsoure with Dr. Llanos on WSVN Ch 7.
Click here to view Dr. Llanos' Ask the Doc segment on NBC 6. 

Focus Areas
Interventional Cardiology, Structural Heart Disease

Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Internship / Residency / Fellowship
Fellowship, Advanced Coronary and Structural Heart, Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA (July 2011-December 2011)

Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA (July 2010-June 2011)

Fellowship, Clinical Cardiology, Emory University - Atlanta, GA (July 2008- June 2010)

Fellowship, Cardiology - Research, Emory University - Atlanta, GA (July 2006- June 2008)

Fellowship, Cardiology - Research, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami, FL (July 2005- June 2006)

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami, FL (July 2004- June 2005)

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami, FL (June 2003- June 2004)

Higher Education
Medical College of Georgia, M.D. - Augusta, GA (May 2003)
Mercer University, B.S. - Macon, GA (June 1999)

Professional Associations
American Medical Association
American Heart Association
American College of Cardiology
Medical Association of Georgia
Heart Failure Society of America

Clinical Trials / Research 
Optical Coherence Tomography Evaluation of Pulmonary Arteriolar Vasculature in Response to Bosentan Oral Therapy
Principal Investigator: IK Jang MD
Principal Investigator: Richard Channick MD
Massachusettss General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
July 2010- Present
 
Partners 1 Trial
Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valve Trial
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator: Igor Palacios MD
Sponsor: Edwards LifeSciences
July 2010-Dec 2011
 
Partners 2 Trial
Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valve Trial
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator: Igor Palacios MD
Sponsor: Edwards LifeSciences
July 2010-Dec 2011
 
Protect 2 Trial
Trial of the IMPELLA 2.5 System Versus Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) in Patients Undergoing Non Emergent High Risk PCI
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator: Igor Palacios MD
Sponsor: Abiomed
July 2010-Dec 2011
 
Premium Migraine Trial
Study of the Reduction in Migraine Using the AMPLATZER PFO Occluder VS Medical Managmenent
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator: Ignacio Inglessis MD
Sponsor: AGA Medical Corporation
July 2010-Dec 2011
 
Evaluation of Ischemic Post-Conditioning For Reducing Infarct Size in Patients Experiencing
ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEp Study)
Principal Investigator: Habib Samady MD
Principal Investigator: Jacob Vinten-Johansen PhD
Sponsor: NIH Clinical/Translational Science Award
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
July 2006- June 2010
 
Effects of Shear Stress on Atheroma Progression (SHEAR Study)
Principal Investigator: Habib Samady MD
Principal Investigator: Don Giddens PhD
Principal Investigator: Hanjoong Jo PhD
Emory University/Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Dec 2007- June 2010
 
SATURN -  Phase IIIb Study comparing the effects of treatment with rosuvastatin 40mg or atorvastatin 80mg on atherosclerotic disease burden as measured by intravascular ultrasound in patients with coronary artery disease
WIRB ID- W000000072
Principal Investigator: Habib Samady MD
National PI: Steven Nissen MD
Sponsor: Astra Zeneca
November 2008- June 2010
NADPH Isoform Expression Effects in Angiotensin II Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy
and Fibrosis
Principal Investigator: Dan Sorescu MD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
July 2006- July 2008
 
p300 Histone Acetyl Transferase Activity and Expression in Myocardial Hypertrophy and Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury
Leducq Foundation Research Fellow
Principal Investigator: Nanette H. Bishopric MD
University of Miami
Miami, FL
July 2003- June 2006

Role of Protein Kinase C in Cellular Regulation Through Protein Phosphorylation
Principal Investigator: Robert Wrenn PhD
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA
May 2001- August 2001

Publications
Sammy Elmariah, Dabit Arzamendi, Alexander Llanos, Ronan Margey, Ignacio Inglessis, Jonathan Passeri, Praveen Mehrotra, Joshua Baker, Rory Weiner, Kenneth Rosenfield, Arvind Agnihotri. First Experience with Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation for a Stenotic Mitral Prosthesis within the United States. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 2012;5(5):e13-4.
 
Wei J Q, A Llanos, C O Rodrigues, L A Shehedah, D L Steen, K A. Webster, N H. Bishopric. Acute and Chronic Cardioprotection by p300 Acetyltransferase Through Multiple Anti-Apoptotic Pathways. Circulation. 2012. In Review.
 
Nam D, Ni CW, Rezvan A, Suo J, Budzyn K, Llanos A, Harrison DG, Giddens DP, Jo H. A model of disturbed flow-induced atherosclerosis in mouse carotid artery by partial ligation and a simple method of RNA isolation from carotid endothelium. J Vis Exp. 2010 Jun 22;(40).
 
Nam D, C Ni, A Rezvan , J Suo, K Budzyn, A Llanos, D Harrison, D Giddens, and H Jo. A novel model of endothelial dysfunction and rapid atherosclerosis by partial carotid ligation and a novel method of endothelial RNA isolation from carotid arteries. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. Aug 14 2009.
 
Booth G, Llanos A. Advances in Cardiovascular Imaging. Cardiology. 2007;36(7); 31.
 
Llanos, A. Putting the Oomph Factor in Research. Cardiology. May 2007. 36(5);28.
 
Llanos, A. Together We Are Stronger. Resident and Staff Physician. 2006, 52(3).

Abstract Presentations
 
Sammy Elmariah, Brian Hynes, Alexander Llanos, Ronan Margey, Jonathan Passeri, Joshua Baker, Igor Palacios, Arvind Agnihotri, Ignacio Inglessis. Trans-axillary Aortic Valve Replacement using the Edwards Sapien Prosthesis for Subacute Edwards Sapien Valve Dysfunction. American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions-I2. March 2012.
 
Llanos Alexander, Sammy Elmariah, Beau Hawkins, Igor Palacios. Case of Last Remaining Vessel PCI on Impella Support in a Patient with Severe Cardiomyopathy. Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention;Fellow Course. Dec 2011. .
 
Llanos Alexander, Arzamendi Dabit, Sammy Elmariah, Igor Palacios. A Case of Left Atrial Appendage Closure with Amplatzer Device In A Patient With Intolerance To Anticoagulation Secondary to Recurrent Hemorrhagic . Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention M3. October 2011. Miami, FL
 
OR Kashlan, Galbraith EM, AM Jeroudi, M McDaniel, EL. Krivitsky, P Willis, A Llanos, J Suo, D Giddens, H Samady. Impaired Coronary Microvascular Function is Associated With Greater Plaque Burden and Necrotic Core in Patients with Non-Obstructive Epicardial Disease. Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervent. 2009.
 
Omar R. Kashlan, Erin M. Galbraith, Ahmad M. Jeroudi, Michael C.McDaniel, Eric L. Krivitsky, Patrick D. Willis, Alexander Llanos, Jin Sou, Don Giddens, Habib Samady. Right Coronary Artery Culprit Lesion Location In Patients With ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention Scientific Sessions. 2009.
 
Alexander Llanos, Lihong Yu, Ioan Cucoranu, Qian-Hong Qin, Kathy K. Griendling, David G. Harrison, Dan Sorescu. Overexpression of p22phox Subunit of the NADPH Oxidase in Mice Accelerates Cardiac Fibrosis in Response to Angiotensin II. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. 2008.
 
Jianqin Wei, Alexander Llanos, John W. Thompson, Dylan Steen, Lina A. Shehadeh, Keith A. Webster, Nanette H. Bishopric. Ischemic induction of total and p300 HAT activity is associated with cardioprotection in a mouse MI model. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. 2007.
 
Jianqin Wei, Alexander Llanos, Claudia Rodrigues, Nanette H. Bishopric. Cardiac Protection: Expression of p300 can reduce myocardial infarct size. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. 2006.
 
Jianqin Wei, James Mitrani, Alexander Llanos, Keith A Webster, Nanette H. Bishopric. Role of the chromatin remodeling enzyme p300 in heart failure progression and survival. American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions. 2005.

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