ReviewerRepresentationEmploymentConsultantSpeakers BureauOwnership/Partnership/PrincipalPersonal ResearchInstitutional, Organizational, or Other Financial BenefitExpert Witness
Salvatore P. CostaOfficial Reviewer—AHADartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Section of CardiologyNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Federico GentileOfficial Reviewer—ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines Lead ReviewerCentro Medico Diagnostico—Director, Cardiovascular DiseaseNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Lawrence G. RudskiOfficial Reviewer—ACC Board of GovernorsJewish General Hospital, McGill University—Professor of Medicine; Integrated Cardiovascular Sciences Program—DirectorNoneNone
  • Medtronic

  • Sanofi/Genzyme

  • GE Healthcare

  • CSE

None
John J. RyanOfficial Reviewer—AHAUniversity of Utah Health Sciences Center—Division of Cardiovascular MedicineNoneNoneNoneNone
  • Novartis

None
David AdamsOrganizational Reviewer—AATSMount Sinai Medical Center; Department of Cardiovascular Surgery—Professor and System ChairNoneNoneNone
  • Medtronic

  • NeoChord

  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • Medtronic

None
Joseph E. BavariaOrganizational Reviewer—STSHospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Division of Cardiovascular Surgery—Vice Chief; Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program—Director; Transcatheter Valve Program—Co-DirectorNoneNoneNone
  • CyotoSorbents

  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • Medtronic

  • St. Jude Medical

  • Vascutek

  • W.L. Gore

  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • Medtronic

None
Wael A. JaberOrganizational Reviewer—ASECleveland Clinic Foundation, Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Imaging Core Laboratory—DirectorNoneNoneNone
  • Edwards Lifesciences

NoneNone
Stanton ShernanOrganizational Reviewer—SCABrigham and Women’s Hospital, Cardiac Anesthesia Division—Director; Harvard Medical School—ProfessorNoneNoneNoneNone
  • Philips Healthcare

  • National Board of Echocardiography

None
Molly SzerlipOrganizational Reviewer—SCAIThe Heart Group—Interventional Cardiologist; The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano—Medical Director, Inpatient and Outpatient Valve Program
  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • Medtronic

  • Abiomed

  • Edwards Lifesciences

NoneNone
  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • Medtronic

None
Kim K. BirtcherContent Reviewer—ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice GuidelinesUniversity of Houston College of Pharmacy—Clinical Professor
  • Jones & Bartlett Learning

NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Vera BittnerContent Reviewer—ACC Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Section Leadership CouncilUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham—Professor of Medicine; Section Head, General Cardiology, Prevention and Imaging
  • Eli Lilly

  • ABIM

  • Alabama ACC

  • Alabama ACP

NoneNone
  • Amgen

  • AstraZeneca

  • Bayer Healthcare

  • DalCor

  • Pfizer

  • Sanofi-aventis

  • National Lipid Association

None
Emmanouil BrilakisContent ReviewerLaboratory, VA North Texas Healthcare System—Director Cardiac Catheterization
  • Abbott Vascular

  • Asahi

  • Cardinal Health

  • Elsevier

  • GE Healthcare

  • St. Jude Medical

NoneNone
  • Boston Scientific

  • InfraRedx

  • Abbott Vascular

  • AstraZeneca

  • Cerenis Therapeutics

  • Cordis

  • Daiichi Sankyo

  • Guerbet

  • InfraRedx

  • SCAI

None
James FangContent ReviewerUniversity of Utah School of Medicine—Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine; University of Utah Health Care—Director, Cardiovascular Service Line
  • Accordia

NoneNone
  • Actelion (DSMB)

  • Cardiocell (DSMB)

  • NIH (DSMB)

  • CardioKinetix

  • NIH

  • Novartis

None
Michael S. FirstenbergContent Reviewer—ACC Surgeons’ CouncilThe Summa Health System—Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Allmed

  • Johnson & Johnson

  • Maquet Cardiovascular

NoneNoneNone
  • Grisfols

None
Annetine GelijnsContent ReviewerMount Sinai Medical Center, Population Health Science and Policy—Professor and System ChairNoneNoneNoneNone
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • NIH

None
Samuel GiddingContent Reviewer—ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice GuidelinesNemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children—Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
  • FH Foundation

  • International FH Foundation

NoneNone
  • FH Foundation

  • NIH

NoneNone
Paul A. GrayburnContent ReviewerBaylor Heart and Vascular Institute—Director of Cardiology Research
  • Abbott Vascular

  • Tendyne

NoneNone
  • Abbott Vascular

  • Boston Scientific

  • Medtronic

  • Tendyne

  • Valtech Cardio

  • American Journal of Cardiology

  • NeoChord

None
Richard GrimmContent Reviewer—ACC Heart Failure and Transplant Section Leadership CouncilCleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine—Medical Director of Echo Lab
  • Abbott Laboratories

NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Jonathan L. HalperinContent Reviewer—ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice GuidelinesMount Sinai Medical Center—Professor of Medicine
  • AstraZeneca

  • Bayer

  • Boston Scientific

NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Alex IribarneContent Reviewer—ACC Surgeons’ CouncilDartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center—Attending Cardiac Surgeon; Cardiac Surgical Research—Director; The Dartmouth Institute—Assistant Professor of SurgeryNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Craig JanuaryContent ReviewerUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison—Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine DivisionNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
José JoglarContent Reviewer—ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice GuidelinesUT Southwestern Medical Center—Associate Professor of Internal MedicineNoneNoneNoneNone
  • Medtronic

  • St. Jude Medical

None
Kyle W. KlarichContent ReviewerMayo Clinic—Professor of MedicineNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Gautam KumarContent Reviewer—ACC Interventional Section Leadership CouncilEmory University, Division of Cardiology—Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Abiomed

  • CSI Medical

  • T3 Labs

  • Trireme Medical

NoneNoneNone
  • Orbus-Neich Medical

  • Osprey Medical

  • Stentys

None
Richard LangeContent ReviewerTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso—PresidentNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Susan T. LaingContent Reviewer—ACC Heart Failure and Transplant Section Leadership CouncilUT Health Science Center at Houston (UT Health)—Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Associate Chief; Director of EchocardiographyNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Glenn LevineContent Reviewer—ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice GuidelinesBaylor College of Medicine—Professor of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Care UnitNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
  • Defendant, Hospital Death, 2016

  • Defendant, Catheterization Laboratory Procedure, 2016

Brian LindmanContent ReviewerWashington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Cardiovascular Division—Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Roche Diagnostics

NoneNone
  • AHA Clinical Research Grant

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation

  • Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • NIH

  • Roche Diagnostics

  • NIH

None
D. Craig MillerContent ReviewerStanford University Medical Center—Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Medtronic

  • NHLBI

NoneNone
  • Abbott Laboratories

  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • Medtronic

NoneNone
Stefano NistriContent ReviewerCMSR Veneto Medica—Chief, Cardiology ServiceNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Philippe PibarotContent ReviewerUniversité Laval—Professor of Medicine; Canada Research in Valvular Heart Diseases—ChairNoneNoneNone
  • Cardiac Phoenix

  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • Medtronic

  • V-Wave

  • Canadian Institute of Health

NoneNone
Hartzell V. SchaffContent ReviewerMayo Clinic—Professor of SurgeryNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Allan SchwartzContent ReviewerColumbia University Medical Center—Chief, Division of Cardiology, Vice Chair of Department of MedicineNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Karen StoutContent ReviewerUniversity of Washington—Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, Professor, Internal Medicine and PediatricsNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Rakesh SuriContent ReviewerCleveland Clinic Foundation—Professor of Surgery, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Sorin

  • Abbott

NoneNone
  • St. Jude Medical

  • St. Jude Medical

None
Vinod ThouraniContent ReviewerEmory University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery—Professor of Surgery; Structural Heart and Valve Center of the Emory Heart and Vascular Center—Co-Director; Emory University Hospital Midtown—Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • St. Jude Medical

NoneNone
  • Abbott Medical

  • Boston Scientific

  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • Medtronic

NoneNone
E. Murat TuzcuContent ReviewerCleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi—Cardiovascular MedicineNoneNoneNoneNone
  • Boston Scientific

  • Direct Flow Medical

  • St. Jude Medical

  • Tendyne

None
Andrew WangContent ReviewerDuke University Medical Center—Professor of Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program—Director
  • Heart Metabolics

  • ACP

NoneNoneNone
  • Abbott Vascular

  • Gilead Sciences

  • Maokardia

  • Edwards Lifesciences

  • Medtronic

None
L. Samuel WannContent ReviewerColumbia St. Mary's Cardiovascular Physicians—Clinical Cardiologist
  • United Healthcare

NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Frederick WeltContent Reviewer—ACC Interventional Section Leadership CouncilUniversity of Utah Health Sciences Center, Division of Cardiology—Director, Interventional Cardiology
  • Medtronic

NoneNoneNone
  • Athersys

  • Capricor

  • CardioKinetix

  • Medtronic

  • Renova Therapeutics

  • Siemens

  • Teva Pharmaceuticals

  • Washington University

None

This table represents the relationships of reviewers with industry and other entities that were disclosed at the time of peer review, including those not deemed to be relevant to this document, at the time this document was under review. The table does not necessarily reflect relationships with industry at the time of publication. A person is deemed to have a significant interest in a business if the interest represents ownership of ≥5% of the voting stock or share of the business entity, or ownership of ≥$5,000 of the fair market value of the business entity; or if funds received by the person from the business entity exceed 5% of the person’s gross income for the previous year. Relationships that exist with no financial benefit are also included for the purpose of transparency. Relationships in this table are modest unless otherwise noted. Names are listed in alphabetical order within each category of review. Please refer to http://www.acc.org/guidelines/about-guidelines-and-clinical-documents/relationships-with-industry-policy for definitions of disclosure categories or additional information about the ACC/AHA Disclosure Policy for Writing Committees.

AAFP indicates American Academy of Family Physicians; AATS, American Association for Thoracic Surgery; ABIM, American Board of Internal Medicine; ACC, American College of Cardiology; ACP, American College of Physicians; AHA, American Heart Association; ASE, American Society of Echocardiography; CSE, Canadian Society of Echocardiography; DSMB, data safety monitoring board; FH, familial hyperlipidemia; NHLBI, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; NIH, National Institutes of Health; SCAI, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions; SCA, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists; STS, Society of Thoracic Surgeons; UT, University of Texas; and WVU, West Virginia University.

  • Significant relationship.

  • No financial benefit.