David J. Moliterno, MD, FACC

jacc cardiovascular interventions editor-in-chief

Dr. David J. Moliterno is the Jack M. Gill Chair and Professor of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky. He is a member of the interventional cardiology faculty in the Gill Heart and Vascular Institute. He received a bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Michigan, his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, and his Internal Medicine training from Vanderbilt University. He completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at The University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center, and he completed an additional interventional cardiology fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he remained as an attending cardiologist for 10 years before joining the University of Kentucky in 2004.

Heavily involved with medical societies, Dr. Moliterno is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and the American Heart Association. He has been voted among the Best Doctors in America since 2001 and is a life member of the National Registry of Who’s Who. Dr. Moliterno has been a visiting professor or invited lecturer in more than 30 countries. For the ACC, Dr. Moliterno has served in many roles including as a member of the Board of Governors, Strategic Education Committee, Publications Committee, Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus Documents, Interventional Section Leadership Council, and the Clinical Policy Approval Committee. He was the editor-in-chief for CathSAP-3 and CathSAP-4 as well as the co-chair, chair, and immediate past chair for the ACC i2 Summit at the Annual Scientific Sessions in 2010-2012.

He is the author or coauthor of over 350 publications, 70 book chapters, and editor of 9 textbooks, including the Textbook of Cardiovascular Catheterization and Intervention and 1001 Questions: An Interventional Cardiology Board Review. He has been the primary author of publications in Annals of Internal Medicine, Circulation, JACC, JAMA, Lancet, BMJ, and the New England Journal of Medicine. As a clinical researcher, Dr. Moliterno has been involved with numerous multinational investigational studies in cardiovascular medicine as principal investigator or international steering committee member. Collectively, these studies have involved over $1 billion in clinical trial research.