GREAT NECK, NY – Northwell Health today announced the appointment of Gerin Stevens, MD, PhD, as the network’s director of heart failure services.
Dr. Stevens specializes in advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation. Before joining Northwell Health, she was medical director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program for the Johns Hopkins Division of Cardiology. Prior to that, Dr. Stevens served as an attending physician in the Center for Advanced Cardiac Therapy at Montefiore Medical Center.
A Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Stevens’ subspecialty training spans 10 years, including fellowships in cardiovascular medicine, advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation. She is an assistant professor at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.
Dr. Stevens has a particular interest in clinical research and evidence-based therapies. At Johns Hopkins, she worked to expand services for patients with ventricular assist devices as a principle investigator of an industry-sponsored clinical trial.
Dr. Stevens received her PhD from Northwestern University and her MD from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Boston University Medical Center and fellowships at Mount Sinai Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, both in New York City.
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