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John H. Shao, MD, FACC, RPVI

Dr. John Shao, MD, FACC, RPVI is the Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center and the Director of the Vein Center at North Jersey Cardiovascular Consultants. His clinical practice expertise over the past 10 years includes cardiovascular medicine with a focus on atherosclerotic vascular disease and intervention throughout the circulation, including coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease, carotid arterial disease, renovascular disease, venous reflux disease and thrombosis. Dr. Shao’s experience leverages his knowledge in clinical cardiovascular medicine and complex coronary and peripheral vascular interventions. In addition, he is also well versed in structure heart disease, including treatment of aortic valve stenosis with TAVR, mitral valve regurgitation with Mitra-clip, and atrial fibrillation with left atrial appendage occlusive devices, ie LARIAT/Watchman.

Dr. Shao graduated magna cum laude from State University of New York at Binghamton, New York with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and went on to earn his MD from Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Lenox Hill Hospital and cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology fellowships and became a chief fellow at Westchester Medical Center, University Hospital of New York Medical College. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, and Endovascular Medicine. Dr. Shao is a member and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, a member of the Society of Vascular Medicine, and a member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.


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Lin Chen

Lin Chen is a Nurse Practitioner at the Vein Center at North Jersey Cardiovascular Consultants. She attended Rutgers University, in Newark, New Jersey, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. While working in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, she completed her Master of Science in Nursing also at Rutgers University. Lin is an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Board-Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and licensed by the State of New Jersey.

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