Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Catalin Toma, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Faculty Member


Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi Romania, 1996

Post-doctoral fellow, Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1998-1999

Internal Medicine, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 1999-2002

Clinical Fellow, Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh 2002-2005

Fellow, Interventional Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh 2005-2007


Research Interests

Dr. Toma joined UPMC as clinical faculty in the Cardiac Catheterization laboratory in 2007. Dr. Toma’s current research interests include development of cell-based therapies for the treatment of myocardial dysfunction, involving both translational as well as clinical trial work. In addition, Dr. Toma is investigating therapeutic applications of intravascular ultrasound for the treatment of coronary artery disease.