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Aaron Schatz, MD,FACC

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Dr. Schatz, a cardiovascular disease specialist, is skilled in the discipline of cardiomyopathy, high cholesterol, and diabetes and specializes in treating heart attacks, congestive heart failure, and valvular heart disease.

Dr. Schatz earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia at VCU Health, Richmond, VA, where he went on to complete his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular disease. Dr. Schatz is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He is also a board-certified diplomate of adult comprehensive echocardiography and nuclear cardiology and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

"Dr. Schatz takes time to inform me of how my health is doing and what to expect. He reviews test result indicating important readings and where I can improve some results. Dr Schatz and PA Bird have made really good choices for my health/heart and are a wonderful team."
"Dr. Schatz is knowledgeable and kind. He was outstanding and explained my issues clearly and with compassion."

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  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University Medical School, Medical College of Virginia
  • Internship
  • Internal Medicine VCU Health
    Richmond, VA
  • Residency
  • Internal Medicine VCU Health
    Richmond, VA
  • Fellowship
  • Cardiovascular Disease VCU Health
    Richmond, VA
  • Resolution of Pericardial Constriction with Anakinra in a Patient with Effusive-Constrictive Pericarditis Secondary to Rheumatoid Arthritis Issue #2016 Nov 15;223:215-216. PMID: 27541656
    • Author: Schatz, Aaron, et al
    • Publisher: Int J Cardiol.
  • Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with 2020 Polyangiitis Presenting as an Acute Coronary Syndrome 2020
    • Author: Kolominsky, J et al.
    • Publisher: Accepted JACC Case Reports
  • “Interleukin-1 Blockade Inhibits the 2020 Acute Inflammatory Response in Patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Issue #2020 Mar Vol. 9
    • Author: Abbate, Antonio et al.
    • Publisher: JAHA
  • Severely Impaired Cardiorespiratory 2017 Fitness In Patients with Recently Decompensated Systolic Heart Failure Issue #2017 Nov 15;120(10): 1854-1857. PMID: 28867128
    • Author: Canada, Justin et al.
    • Publisher: Am J Cardiol.
  • Recombinant Human Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Provides Cardioprotection during Myocardial Ischemia Reperfusion in the Mouse Issue #y 26.3 (2012): 273-76. Print. PMID: 22527620
    • Author: Toldo, S., Schatz, AM., et al
    • Publisher: Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy