Advisory Committees

Roster of the Circulatory System Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices for use in the circulatory and vascular systems and makes appropriate recommendations to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs.

Applying for Membership on FDA Advisory Committees

As part of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) ongoing efforts to recruit qualified experts with minimal conflicts of interest who are interested in serving on FDA advisory committees, FDA is requesting nominations for members to serve on its advisory committees.

Current Number of Vacancies: 2
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Richard Page, M.D.
Expertise: Electrophysiology
Term: 09/09/2014 – 06/30/2018
Chair, Dept. of Medicine
Univ. of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
1685 Highland Ave., Suite 5000
Madison, WI 53705

Designated Federal Officer
Evella F. Washington

Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Device Evaluation
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66, Rm G640
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Office: (301) 796-6683
Fax:  (301) 847-8119

George W. Vetrovec, M.D., MACC, MSCAI
Expertise: Cardiovascular Disease
Term: 07/01/2016 – 06/30/2020
Professor Emeritus
VCU Pauley Heart Center
Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
3126 West Cary Street #693
Richmond, VA 23221-3504

Joaquin E. Cigarroa, M.D.
Expertise: Cardiology
Term: 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2019
Associate Chief of Clinical Cardiology
Oregon Health & Science Univ. – UHN62
Knight Cardiovascular Inst.
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97239

Keith A. Horvath, M.D.
Expertise: Cardiac Surgery
Term: 07/01/2016 – 06/30/2020
Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Branch
National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
10 Center St., Bldg. 10/Room MSC 1550
Bethesda, MD 20892

David E. Kandzari, M.D.
Expertise: Interventional Cardiology
Term: 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2019
Director, Interventional Cardiology
Piedmont Heart Institute
275 Collier Road, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30309

Kristen K. Patton, M.D.
Expertise: Electrophysiology
Term: 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2019
Associate Professor
University of Washington
Div. of Cardiology, Dept. of Medicine
1959 NE Pacific St., Box 35622
Seattle, WA 98195

Naftali Z. Frankel, MS *
Expertise: Consumer Advocate
Term: 12/10/2015 to 06/30/2019
Research Fellow
Kew Gardens, NY 11415




* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative


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