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Ian Gilchrist MD, FACC

Ian C Gilchrist MD, FACC

Professor of Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Dr. Ian C. Gilchrist is a Professor of Medicine for Penn State University’s College of Medicine at the Hershey Medical Center in Hershey PA. Dr. Gilchrist graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH and obtained his MD from Columbia University. He received his residency and cardiology fellowship training at the St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital Center in NY and then an Interventional Cardiology fellowship at the Cooper Medical Center, Camden, NJ. Dr. Gilchrist is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine. He is probably best known for his advocacy and integration of transradial catheterization into day-to-day practice. In addition, Dr. Gilchrist has also been involved in over 250 multi-centered drug and device trials and is a longstanding student of research studies.



Dr. Gilchrist has nothing to disclose.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Safety and Efficacy of Femoral vs Radial Access in STEMI