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Thomas Maddox, MD

Thomas Maddox, MD, is a cardiologist for the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System and an assistant professor of cardiology at the University of Colorado, Denver. Maddox is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, and adult echocardiology.

Maddox's research interests focus on ensuring cardiac quality and safety before, during, and after cardiac catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).  He is the recipient of a VA Career Development Award to explore optimal strategies in secondary prevention and risk factor control among patients after PCI.  He is also leading projects exploring optimal prevention strategies in patients with sub-clinical atherosclerosis, management of anti-platelet therapies in PCI patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery, and cardiac health status measurement among angina patients before and after PCI.  He also oversees the quality and research initiatives for the VA CART program, a national data repository for all cardiac catheterization procedures conducted in the VA health care system

Maddox attended medical school at Emory University in Atlanta after receiving a bachelor of arts degree in economics and history at Rice University in Houston. He underwent residency training in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and fellowship training in cardiology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.  He also received his master of science in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.

 

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