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Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Co-Director of Cardiology Clinical Trials

Areas of Interest

Interventional cardiology; Left atrial appendage occlusion for patients with atrial fibrillation; Atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO), complex coronary artery disease and cardiogenic shock, coronary atherectomy and chronic total occlusions.


Dr. Rossi is the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at the University of North Carolina. He specializes in the treatment of complex coronary artery disease, and endovascular devices for the prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. He is an active researcher with special interest in genetic testing to improve outcomes for patients following coronary stent placement, and the use of new technology to perform endovascular procedures.

Education and Experience

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Residency: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Medical School: University of Illinois, Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Dr. Joseph Rossi