Mitchell W. Krucoff, MD
Co-Director, Cardiovascular Devices Group
Director, Electrocardiology Core Lab
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Mitchell Krucoff came to the DCRI in 1988 from Georgetown University. In addition to founding the DCRI's eECG Core Lab and directing its interventional device trials, he is a professor of medicine and directs the Cardiovascular Laboratory at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Sri Satya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences in Puttaparthi, India; is senior editor of the Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine; and is past editor-in-chief of Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Chest Physicians, and sits on the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Clinical Trials Review Committee and the U.S. FDA's Circulatory Devices Advisory Panel.
Krucoff's research and clinical interests include acute coronary syndromes, asymptomatic myocardial ischemia, cardiac devices, eECG technologies, and cardiovascular applications of spiritual and complementary therapies.