Hamid Taheri, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Dr. Hamid Taheri is one of the founding members of Virginia Cardiovascular Associates. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He is currently the Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Prince William Hospital. He is an active member of several committees dedicated to improving cardiac performance and quality at Inova Heart & Vascular Institute at Inova Fairfax Hospital and Prince William Hospital. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology as well as the Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention.
Dr. Taheri has served as principal investigator for large clinical trials, and he is currently the Director of Clicical Research at Virginia Cardiovascular Associates. Our clinical department has enabled us to provide access to the latest technology and medications to treat cardiovascular disease. Dr. Taheri is also an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the George Washington University, where he is involved with teaching residents and fellows.
After earning an undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry with honors from University of Houston, Dr. Taheri attended medical school at the University of Texas in San Antonio before moving to Washington, D.C. to complete his Internal Medicine residency at the George Washington University. He completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at the George Washington University, a fellowship in Cardiac MRI at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland and an Interventional Cardiology fellowship at Northwestern University.
As one of the highest volume interventional cardiologist in Northern Virginia, he has one of the highest success rates in performing complex interventions. He has been recognized as one of the top cardiologist in the area by Washingtonian Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, as well as the Consumer's Research Council of America. His interests include treatment of coronary artery disease, complex endovascular coronary interventions, and peripheral vascular interventions. His work has been featured in the local news and many publications.