Joseph Thomas, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Program Director, Harbor-UCLA Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Interventions of coronary/peripheral vascular disease
Research DescriptionDr. Thomas has interests in coronary/peripheral vascular disease and interventions, transradial procedures, and percutaneous structural and valvular therapies. He is the Program Director of the Interventional Fellowship Program and performs additional roles in the echocardiography laboratory, coronary care unit, CORE unit, and consult service.
- MD, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
Recent and/or Significant Publications
- Shah AP, Retzer EM, Nathan S, Paul JD, Friant J, Dill KE, Thomas JL. Clinical and economic effectiveness of percutaneous ventricular assist devices for high-risk patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Journal of Invasive Cardiology. 2015 Mar;27(3):148-54
- Thomas JL, Bosson N, Kaji AH, Ji Y, Sung G, Shavelle DM, French WJ, Koenig W, Niemann JT. Treatment and outcomes of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in a regionalized system of care based on presence or absence of initial shockable cardiac arrest rhythm. The American Journal of Cardiology. 2014 Oct 1;114(7):968-71.
- Thomas JL, French WJ. Current state of ST-segment myocardial infarction: evidence-based therapies and optimal patient outcomes in advanced systems of care. Cardiol Clin. 2014 Aug;32(3):371-85.