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Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute provides heart care that is personal, professional, compassionate and comprehensive. Our team of top board-certified cardiologists are renowned and recognized for ground-breaking research, cardiac expertise, industry leadership and compassionate patient visits.

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Located in Braselton, Canton, Cumming, Holly Springs, Lawrenceville, Midtown Atlanta, Sandy Springs-Barfield, and Sandy Springs-Hammond.



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Dr. Cindy Grines

Cindy L. Grines, MD, MSCAI, FACC

Chief Scientific Officer

Cindy L. Grines, MD, MSCAI, FACC

Dr. Cindy Grines provides world-renowned knowledge, research, and thinking about interventional cardiology – nonsurgical, minimally invasive procedures that rely on small flexible tubes called catheters to treat heart disease. Dr. Grines is the chief scientific officer of the Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute as well as the president of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

Dr. Grines is a board-certified physician in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. She pioneered primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for heart attacks. She has a long history of research, publications and clinical trial design with more than 500 publications and numerous book chapters and review chapters. Dr. Grines serves on the editorial boards of several major journals nationally and internationally, and she has co-edited several medical handbooks.

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Chief Scientific Officer
Awards & Honors
Master of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, 2019; Michigan Chapter Legacy Award, American College of Cardiology, October 2017; Distinguished Mentor Award, American College of Cardiology, 2017; Physician Difference Maker Award, Detroit Medical Center, 2016; Alumni Achievement Award, Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2016; Annual Scientific Sessions – Luminary in Interventional Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, 2016; Annual Scientific Sessions – Honored for Devotion to Mentoring Women in Interventional Cardiology and Improving Outcomes of Patients with Cardiovascular Disease, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, 2016; Achievement Award, Russian Society of Interventional Cardioangiology, 2015; Excellence in Academic Performance Award, Wayne State University School of Medicine and Detroit Medical Center, 2014–2016</p> Global Achievement Award, Lumen Global, 2015;; Dedication to Teaching Research and Fellow Development in Cardiology Teaching Award, Wayne State University and Detroit Medical Center, 2013
Training

Doctor of Medicine, Ohio State University College of Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine, Ohio State University Hospital

Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, University of Michigan Certifications and Affiliations

Board Certified, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Internal Medicine

Incoming President (2020), Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

Interventional Cardiology

Meet the other expert interventional cardiologists with Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute.
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Allison Dupont, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Andrew Yen, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Christopher Leach, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Fredy H. El Sakr, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Henry Liberman, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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J. Jeffrey Marshall, MD, MSCAI, FACC
Chief, Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute
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Mark E. Leimbach, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Pradyumna “Prad” Tummala, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Cardiology Section Chief, Northside Hospitals