Interventional Cardiologist Amit Dande, MD, FACC, FSCAI, recently earned the distinction of being named a Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention (FSCAI).
Dr. Dande provides cardiology and interventional cardiology care for people at Sarah Bush Lincoln through the Prairie Heart Institute partnership. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, vascular medicine and endovascular medicine.
Sarah Bush Lincoln President and CEO Tim Ols said, “Dr. Dande is an accomplished cardiologist and his constant devotion to his patients is exceptional. We congratulate him on earning yet another distinction.” Dr. Dande earned certification from the American Board of Vascular Medicine for general vascular medicine and endovascular medicine in February and was also elected as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
FSCAI is a mark of excellence among interventional cardiologists. Only highly experienced members who have met performance standards established by SCAI and who have garnered excellent peer recommendations can achieve the status of FSCAI. To achieve the prestigious status of FSCAI, candidates undergo a review of credentials that must include letters of recommendation and board certification in interventional cardiology or five years of experience post-training with more than 1,000 adult cardiology procedures or 375 pediatric procedures performed.
For more information or to make an appointment with Dr. Dande, call The Heart Center at (217) 238-4960.