Martin B. Leon, M.D.
Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Cardiovascular Research Foundation
Professor of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Associate Director, Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Martin B. Leon, M.D. serves as a Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and is the Chairman Emeritus, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation as well as Senior Attending Physician at the Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York. Dr. Leon is a practicing interventional cardiologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/CUMC and serves as Chief Executive Officer of Cardiovascular Research and Education, Lenox Hill Hospital. He additionally serves as Clinical Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Leon is an Associate Director of the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, Cardiovascular Interventional Therapy of Columbia University Medical Center. He serves as a Director of Clinical Research at the Washington Cardiology Center at the Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Leon serves as a Director of Clinical Research at the Washington Cardiology Center at the Washington Hospital Center and is a Founder and Director of Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics at Columbia University Medical Center. He is a founding member of the Washington Cardiology Center and Cardiovascular Research Foundation.
Dr. Leon has co-authored over 1,500 publications, performed over 10,000 interventional procedures, and deployed numerous additional interventional vascular therapies.
Dr. Leon received his B.Sc. from the State University of New York and his M.D. from the Yale University School of Medicine. He completed formal training in internal medicine and cardiology as well as his internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in Cardiology at the Yale-New Haven Hospital.