George M. Kichura, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, Cardiologist
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George M. Kichura, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI

Cardiologist | Interventional Cardiology

5/5(7)
122-77 DePaul Drive Suite 503 Bridgeton Missouri, 63044
Rating

5/5

About

Serving as medical director of the cardiac catheterization lab, and have served as the STEMI champion for the State of Missouri Time Critical Diagnosis Program in an effort to provide quality care and improve outcomes for heart attack patients.  He has a strong academic interest in ACS, secondary risk modification, and has been involved in clinical trials to help advance understanding and advance treatments in these areas.

Education and Training

Columbia School of Medicine

University of Missouri

Univ of Mo, Columbia Sch of Med, Columbia Mo 1987

Board Certification

Internal Medicine

Clinical Lipodology

Cardiovascular Medicine

Interventional Cardiology

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Cardiovascular Disease

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Clinical LipidologyInterventional Cardiology

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Faculty, Internal Medicine Program, Mercy Medical Center; St. Louis Chair of Annual Cardiovascular -
  • Clinical Instructor ACES Program, Washington University School of Medicine -
  • Immediate Past President, American Heart Association, Greater St. Louis Board of Directors -
  • Cardiologist St. Louis Heart and Vascular -
  • State STEMI leader Missouri Time Critical Diagnosis -

Awards

  • 'Achievement of Recognition of Quality Cardiovascular and/or Stroke Care,' American Heart Association, 2009 to 2012   
  • 'Best Doctors,' 2011, St. Louis Magazine   
  • Math Honor Society Phi Mu Epsilon   
  • Arthur Holly Compton Research Semi-Finalist   
  • International Association of Cardiologists-Recognized as on of the Top Cardiologists, St. Louis Region, 2010   
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1987 to present   
  • Midwest Health Initiative Physician Leadership Council   
  • Hugh D. McCulloch Award 2014  
  • 'Directors Award for Team Effort,' TCD Task Force from the Departtment of Health and Senior Sevices, 2008   

Fellowships

  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine Cardiology 
  • Washington University School of Medicine interventional cardiology 

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122-77 DePaul Drive Suite 503 -
Bridgeton, Missouri 63044
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A Well-Respected Physician Leading the Charge in Cardiology Excellence in the St. Louis Area

Dr. George Kichura a distinguished cardiologist at St. Louis Heart and Vascular, has been acknowledged for his exceptional medical skills and leadership in the field. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Kichura has solidified his reputation as one of the top physicians in the greater St. Louis region.

Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Kichura has dedicated his entire medical career to serving the community in Missouri and Illinois. He is associated with prestigious healthcare institutions such as Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Christian Northeast Hospital, and St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital.

Dr. Kichura’s educational journey began at Washington University in St. Louis, where he excelled in the College of Arts & Sciences and graduated with honors. He further pursued his passion for medicine at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, graduating with a Medical Degree and receiving the honor of being elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. His postgraduate training took him to St. John’s Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis for his internship and residency, followed by a cardiology fellowship at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, where he distinguished himself as chief fellow.

In addition to his extensive training, Dr. Kichura completed a specialized fellowship in interventional cardiology at Washington University School of Medicine and continued his education with training and board certification in clinical lipidology. He also holds multiple board certifications in internal medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology, underscoring his commitment to excellence in patient care. He is also involved in multiple clinical trials as a primary investigator with a focus on improving cardiovascular outcomes for patients. His commitment to patient care led to him being awarded the Hugh D. McCulloch Award in 2014 for significant contributions toward the AHA’s mission of building healthier lives. 

As a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), the American Heart Association (FAHA), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI), and the American College of Physicians (FACP), and as a former president of the American Heart Association (AHA) board of directors in the greater St. Louis region, Dr. Kichura stands out as a leader in his field. His active involvement in professional organizations and his current role as the State STEMI leader for the Missouri Time Critical Diagnosis program for heart attack, stroke, and trauma exemplify his dedication to advancing cardiovascular care in the region.

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