Carl Tommaso, MD
Dr. Tommaso is Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Skokie (IL) Hospital, part of the Northshore University Health system. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at Rush Medical College in Chicago. Previously, he was Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, and Chief of the Division of Cardiology at Lakeside Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Tommaso served as President of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) from 2000-2001. A graduate of Tufts University and New York Medical College, Dr. Tommaso completed his medical residency and acted as Chief Medical Resident at Roger Williams General Hospital, part of the Brown University Program in Medicine in Providence, RI. He also completed a cardiology fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Tommaso has more than 30 years’ experience in interventional cardiology and is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He currently serves on several guidelines writing committees of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), and SCAI, including the Percutaneous Valve Disease, STEMI, and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Standards writing committees.