Amgad N. Makaryus
Dr. Amgad N. Makaryus grew up in New York and completed medical school training at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center in 2000. He then went on to complete his Internal Medicine residency and cardiovascular fellowship at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY. Further subspecialty training in cardiovascular imaging including echocardiography, cardiac CT, and cardiac MRI was undertaken by Dr. Makaryus from 2006-2007 at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York. This subspecialty fellowship in cardiac imaging focused on training and research projects in the field of cardiovascular imaging. He returned to North Shore University Hospital in 2007 and served as director of cardiac CT and MRI (2008-2012) as well as director of the echocardiography laboratory (2009-2012). In September of 2012, Dr. Makaryus became the chairman of Cardiology at Nassau University Medical Center where he has served since to expand and solidify their cardiac care services. Dr. Makaryus is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiology. He has additionally received certification from the National Board of Echocardiography, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, and level II training in cardiac MRI. He is a founding member of the Society of Cardiovascular CT, member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Society of Echocardiography, the North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Makaryus currently serves as District 2 Nassau County Councilor for the New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and as a member of the ACC/AHA Task Force on Data Standards. Dr. Makaryus has authored over 160 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters in the field of cardiology and cardiovascular imaging. His research interests include the ideal application and integration of cardiovascular imaging into the appropriate diagnosis and management of patients with and at risk for cardiovascular disease.