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MedTech Trailblazers

Feb 8, 2022

There is virtually no aspect of the cardiovascular health ecosystem that hasn’t been impacted by the work of Dr. Marty Leon, professor of medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and a legendary interventional cardiologist whose many roles and accomplishments have had an indelible effect on the practice of cardiology and the medtech industry.

Dr. Leon's dedication is reflected by the many hats he wears, including Director of Columbia Interventional Cardiovascular Care and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories. He is also the founder of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference.

In this episode, Fogarty Innovation CEO Andrew Cleeland had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Leon to learn more about the factors that shaped his life and career.