Samuel Wann MD, MACC, FAHA, FESCMedical Director, Heart Failure Program, Columbia St. Mary’s Healthcare, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Dr. Samuel Wann, Medical Director of the Heart Failure Program at Columbia St. Mary’s Healthcare in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a clinical cardiologist specializing in diagnostic, consultative, and preventive cardiology with an emphasis on cardiovascular imaging and heart failure.
He is Vice-President and co-founder of the Paleocardiology Foundation Horus Study Group, an international team investigating cardiovascular disease in ancient humans through use of computed tomography. The group discovered the first known case of coronary artery disease in human history. He is President and co-founder of the Foundation for International Medical Exchange, Milwaukee, a non-profit organization facilitating cultural exchange visits with cardiologists in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Iran, Malaysia, South Korea, China, and other countries and hosting more than 40 international visitors to Milwaukee.
After receiving his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Dr. Wann then continued at Indiana for his internship and residency and served as chief resident. He also completed his cardiology fellowship at Indiana.
Dr. Wann has published over 200 articles in leading journals worldwide. He is very active in the American College of Cardiology and is a member of many other professional associations. His volunteer activities extend to theMilwaukee County Zoo and Great Ape Heart Project, where he is Cardiology Consultant concentrating on cardiovascular disease in non-human primates.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Lifestyle and Risk Factor Modification for Reduction of Atrial Fibrillation
- Mindfullness as a Tool to Counter Work-Related Stresses
- Controlled Interventions to Reduce Burnout in Physicians
- High-Risk Plaque Detected on Coronary CT Angiography Predicts Acute Coronary Syndromes Independent of Significant Stenosis in Acute Chest Pain