Dr. Pradeep Nair - Medical Director of Interventional Cardiology

Somerset Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Institute have announced that Pradeep K. Nair, MD, FACC, FSCAI has been named Medical Director of Somerset Hospital’s Interventional Cardiology Program.

Dr. Nair is a graduate of Somerset Area High School and Carnegie Mellon University, majoring in chemistry with a minor in psychology. Nair earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Drexel University, continuing on to complete comprehensive residency programs in the following specialties at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Internal Medicine (2006), Cardiovascular Disease (2009), and Interventional Cardiology (2010). In 2011,

Dr. Nair completed additional training in peripheral vascular interventions, also at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Nair is a Fellow of both the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and the Society of Coronary Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI). In addition, he is a member of the American College of Physicians and has been recognized by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine for two consecutive years as the first place research award winner for studies on ventricular assist devices in patients with end-stage heart failure.

For the past two years, Dr. Nair served Excela Health as an Interventional Cardiologist in the Latrobe and Greensburg area. He is Board Certified in five specialties including Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology.

Nair is an accomplished presenter and published researcher, with several first-author publications appearing in peer reviewed international cardiovascular journals in topics on heart failure and interventional cardiology. In addition, Dr. Nair has presented research at several national cardiovascular meetings, including the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology scientific sessions.


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