Department of Medicine
Research Assistant Professor
Dr. Iyer is a board certified interventional cardiologist with a passion for patient care, teaching and scientific investigation. Patient care responsibilities are provided at the Buffalo General Medical Center on the Consultative Service as well as the Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) where he is the Medical Director for Cardiac Services. Outpatient cardiac services are also provided at the UBMD ambulatory practice.
Areas of expertise include general cardiology, interventional cardiology (peripheral and structural heart interventions) and complex valve disorders. Research interests involve investigational interventional devices, stem cell therapeutics and acute coronary syndromes. Work at the Center for Research in Cardiovascular Medicine has focused on hibernating myocardium, stem cell therapeutics for acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions. Future interests include the development of effective regional systems of care for acute coronary syndromes.
Dr. Iyer is a member of the American Heart Association, American College of Physicians, Society for Coronary Angiography and Interventions, and the American College of Cardiology.