Morteza Tavakol, MD, MSc

Primary Specialties:
  • Cardiology  (Board Certified)
  • Education


    Medical School:

    St. George University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies


    New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY


    New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

    Board Certification:

    American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine; American Society of Nuclear Cardiology; American Board of Vascular Medicine; American Society of Echocardiography
  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications


    A novel enhancement in the diagnostic performance of troponins. Salman Haq, Morteza Tavakol, Steven Silber, Larry Bernstein, John Heitner, Terrence Sacchi, Joseph Puma. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011, Vol. 40, Issue 4, Pages 367-373

    Utility of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide as a Predictor of Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery. Morteza Tavakol, Kashif Hassan, William Briggs, Raushan Abdula, Charles Oribabor, Anthony Tortolani, Terrence Sacchi, Leonard Lee, John Heitner. Ann Thoracic Surg 2009;88:802-807

    Does peri-procedural significant bleeding impact long-term mortality in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions? A real-world analysis. Salman Haq, Michael Anigobu, Morteza Tavakol, Shehzeen Ahmad, Terrence J. Sacchi, Sorin J. Brener. American College of Cardiology 2009. #09-A-59754

    Use of Nesiritide in Ebstein’s Anomaly. Morteza Tavakol, Lesan Banko, David Schifter. Journal of Angiology. 2008:17(1):47-49

    Post-stroke cortical plasticity induced by step training. Sullivan KJ, Dobkin BH, Tavakol M, Davis B, Knowlton BJ, Harkema S. Society for Neuroscience Proceedings 2001, 27 Poster 27

    Fiber size, type, and myosin heavy chain content in rhesus hindlimb muscles after 2 weeks at 2 G. Tavakol M, Roy, R. R. Kim, J. A. Zhong, H. Hodgson, J. A. Hoban-Higgins, T. M. Fuller, C. A. Edgerton, V. R. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2002; 73(6): 551-7.


    Tavakol, M., Salman, A., Brener, S. (2011). Risks and Complications of Coronary Angiography (Chapter 5). In Erica Grey (Ed.), Coronary Angiography (pp. In press). Toronto, ON. Global Journal of Health Science.

    Tavakol, M., Songco, V.A., Brener, S. (2012). In-stent restenosis of drug-eluting stents. Review of large randomized studies (Chapter 4). In Mariann Pavone-Gyöngyösi (Ed.), In-Stent Restenosis (pp. to be determined). Wien, Austria. UNI-MED SCIENCE publisher.