Javed Butler MD, MPH

Chief, Cardiology Division at the Stony Brook Heart Institute

Javed Butler M.D., MPH, FACC, FAHA serves as the chief of the Cardiology Division at the Stony Brook Heart Institute, a position he accepted after serving eight years as a director of Heart Failure Research at Emory Health and an Emory University professor of cardiology. He serves as a Member of Scientific Advisory Board at CardioCell, LLC. He was the director for the Heart and Heart-Lung Transplant programs at Vanderbilt University. He also has done special cardiac imaging training at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital. He is on the Editorial Board for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of Cardiac Failure, American Heart Journal and Congestive Heart Failure. He served on the American College of Cardiology Committee on Heart Failure and Transplantation. Dr. Butler’s research focuses primarily on the disease progression, outcomes, and prognosis determination in patients with heart failure, with special emphasis on patients undergoing cardiac transplantation and left ventricular assist device placement. He is board certified in cardiology, internal medicine, and nuclear cardiology. He serves as the deputy chief science advisor for the American Heart Association. After completing his M.D. from Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, Dr. Butler did his residency and chief residency at Yale University, earned his M.P.H. from Harvard University and garnered a cardiology fellowship from Vanderbilt University.