Tim A. Fischell, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine
Michigan State University
Medical Director of
Department of Cardiovascular Research
Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
Borgess Research Institute
Dr Fischell is Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University and Medical Director of the Department of Cardiovascular Research as well as Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program at the Borgess Research Institute in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He also has an active practice as an interventional cardiologist at the Heart Center For Excellence in Kalamazoo. Dr Fischell is board certified in interventional cardiology and internal medicine, with a subspecialty in cardiology, and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention, American Heart Association, and American College of Physicians.
After receiving his medical degree from Cornell University Medical Center in Ithaca, New York, Dr Fischell completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, which is affiliated with Harvard University, and completed his interventional cardiology fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California. Dr Fischell is the inventor or co-inventor of more than 60 patented medical devices. With his father and brother, he invented a radioisotope stent, pioneer stent designs, several stent delivery catheter systems, an implantable heart attack detection system, and many other medical devices. Dr Fischell also has been a principal investigator in more than 60 cardiovascular device and drug studies. He has served as principal investigator for 3 National Institutes of Health grants, as well as several other research grants.
Dr Fischell has presented more than 200 papers in the United States and abroad. A member of the editorial board of Cardiovascular Radiation Medicine and Journal of Invasive Cardiology, Dr Fischell has authored approximately 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and more than 27 book chapters. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Thorax Center Andreas Gruntzig Award for Inventor of the Year in 1997.