Abraham Ariyo, MD, Cardiology, Dallas, TX, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale

AbrahamAbrahamAriyoMD, MPH, FACC

Cardiology Dallas, TX

Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional Cardiology

Professor and Director, HeartMasters Cardiology, Dallas, Texas.

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  • Professor Ariyo trained in Cardiovascular Diseases at American top hospitals. He graduated from Nigeria's premier medical school, The College of Medicine, University of Ibadan with distinction. He obtained Masters in Public Health from Harvard University.

    He did residency and served as chief resident at Howard University in DC. After collecting many honors and awards, he was the recipient of the National Research Service Award, an honor that took him to Harvard. There, he served as Cardiovascular Research Fellow at The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Subsequently, he did General and Nuclear Cardiology Fellowship training at the University of California. He was an Interventional Cardiology Fellow at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

    In 2000, he founded HeartMasters Cardiology where he currently serves as Director. He is an Interventional Cardiologist at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Sunnyvale, Texas, a facility that is co-owned by him. He performs coronary, renal, carotid, and endo-vascular interventions with balloon angioplasty with stents. He also implants event recorders, pacemakers, defibrillators, and biventricular AICDs.

    He has published extensively and has written book chapters in Modern Textbook of Medicine on Cardiovascular Diseases. He has publications in Annals of Medicine, Archives of Medicine, Circulation, Journal of Cardiovascular Risk/European Journal of Cardiology and The Journal of The American College of Cardiology (JACC). Along with others, he led the NIH-funded Cardiovascular Health Study. He made landmark contributions to the advancement of Modern Medicine. In 2003, he was the lead author of an 'original contribution' in the lead article that was published in the world's most renowned medical journal, The New England of Medicine. He once and for all, provided critical data on the effects of Lipoprotein(a) and vascular risk and mortality among elderly Americans.

Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 1999 - 2000
  • UCSF Medical CenterFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1999 - 1999
  • University of California at Davis
    University of California at DavisPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Cardiovascular Diseases, 1996 - 1999
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Research Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1995 - 1996
  • Harvard UniversityM.P.H., 1995 - 1996
  • Howard University
    Howard UniversityChief Residency, Internal Medicine, 1995 - 1995
  • Howard University
    Howard UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1995
  • University of Ibadan
    University of IbadanClass of 1988, M.D., Distinction In Anatomy
  • University of California San Diego
    University of California San DiegoFellowship, Clinical and Nuclear Cardiology
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalFellowship, Interventional Cardiology
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Interventional Cardiology
  • Howard University
    Howard UniversityInternship, Internal Medicine
  • Howard University
    Howard UniversityChief Residency, Internal Medicine
  • Harvard School of Public HealthCardiology

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2001 - 2022
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1995 - 2014
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1994 - Present
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Interventional Cardiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACC) American College of Cardiology
  • Best Cardiologist in Dallas, Texas HeartMasters Cardiology, 2020
  • U.S. National Merit Award National Institute of Health, 1995-2000
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Lp(a) Lipoprotein(a), Vascular Disease and mortality in the Elderly  
    Abraham A. Ariyo, The NEJM, 11/27/2003

Press Mentions

  • https://www.irohinodua.org/heart-diseases-in-nigeria-a-rescue-team-that-comes-like-angels/
    https://www.irohinodua.org/heart-diseases-in-nigeria-a-rescue-team-that-comes-like-angels/July 26th, 2020

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