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Michael A. Azrin, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, FAHA

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director, Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology
Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Core Faculty, UConn Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship
Associate Director, Clinical Program and Research Development
Director, UConn Chronic Coronary Total Occlusion (CTO) Revascularization Program
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2202
Phone: 860-679-3343

Dr. Azrin is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association (AHA). He also serves on the AHA Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Council.

B.A.Brandeis UniversityBiology
M.D.Washington University School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipJewish Hospital of Washington UniversityInternal Medicine
ResidencyJewish Hospital of Washington UniversityInternal Medicine
FellowshipYale UniversityClinical Cardiology
FellowshipHartford HospitalInterventional Cardiology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
AHA Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Center, Gold Plus Award 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020American Heart Association
UConn Health 2020 Quality Achievement Award Mission Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center-Gold Plus AwardAmerican Heart Association
Univ. of Connecticut Interventional Cardiology Teaching Award 2014, 2016, 2020UConn Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Mission Lifeline Receiving Center Gold AwardAmerican Heart Association
Mission Lifeline NSTEMI Center AwardAmerican Heart Association
University of Connecticut Fellowship Invasive Cardiology Teaching Award, 2014, 2016, 2017UConn Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
America's Best Hospitals for Heart CareWomen's Choice Award
John D. Thompson Award for Excellence in the Delivery of Healthcare Through the Use of Data, for the project STEMI Partnership for Patient Outcome OptimizationAmerican Heart Association
Mission: Lifeline Silver Receiving Center, Silver AwardAmerican Heart Association
Best Doctors 2009-2012 Hartford Magazine
America’s Top Doctors 2008-13Castle Connelly
Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions FoundationSociety for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Foundation
Fellow, Thrombosis and Vascular BiologyAmerican Heart Association Council on Arteriosclerosis
Fellow of the American College of CardiologyAmerican College of Cardiology
CAMEL Award (Committee Award for Meritorious Educational Leadership) Cardiovascular Subject CommitteeUConn Health Center
Young Investigator's Award Competition Finalist: More RJ, Azrin MA, DeBono DP, Ezekowitz MD, Gershlick AH: Reduction in Intimal Hyperplasia After Experimental Angioplasty by a Locally Delivered Targeted Antiplatelet-fibrinolytic Aagent American Heart Association
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) Founding MemberAdvisory CommitteeFounding MemberUConn HealthLocal20192020
Pulmonary Hypertension Center-MemberAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthRegional20172020
Director, UConn Chronic Coronary Total Occlusion (CTO) Revascularization ProgramOtherDirectorUConn HealthRegional20082020

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Should patients with large anterior myocardial infarction have echocardiography to detect left ventricular thrombus and should they be anticoagulated?
    Ezekowitz MD, Azrin MA Dilemmas in Clinical Cardiology, Cardiovascular Clinics 1990 Jan;105-120

Case Reports

Conference Papers

  • Clinical experience in the treatment of left ventricular thrombosis after acute myocardial infarction
    Ezekowitz MD, Azrin MA, Editor: C. Vecchio 1990 Jan;