Our Cardiac Chiefs
Shukri David, MD, Chief of Cardiology, Providence Hospital
Dr. David is well known in the metro Detroit community for his leadership in the area of interventional cardiology, the non-surgical techniques used to treat and dissolve heart blockages. He has gone through special training to be certified in the following techniques: directional coronary atherectomy; flex stents; coronary stents; rotational atherectomy and advanced rotoblator atherectomy. Currently the section chief of the division of Cardiology at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Dr. David has held many leadership positions in his industry, including president-elect of the American Heart Association, board member of the American Heart Association – Detroit chapter, and district representative from the Michigan Chapter to the American College of Cardiology. Dr. David has been widely published in the national medical literature and lectures worldwide on interventional cardiology topics. He earned his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and received his residency and cardiology fellowship training at Providence. In addition, he completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at Harper/Grace Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Training/Certifications: Directional Coronary Artherectomy (Redwood City, CA) Giaturco-Roubin Flex Stent (Bloomington, NJ) Palmaz-Schatz Coronary Stent (Warren, NJ) Rotational Atherectomy (Bellevue, WA) Advanced Rotablator (New Orleans, LA) Teaching: Providence Hospital – Cardiology Division, Cardiac Catherization Laboratory, Cardio Vascular Service Line Wayne State University – Clinical Chief of Cardiology.
Gary Goodman MD, Providence Hospital
Dr. Goodman has practiced cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery since 1982. He has authored numerous articles, lectured at regional and national meetings, acted as prime investigator in several clinical investigations and has been a consultant to medical device companies. In his clinical practice, Dr. Goodman specializes in coronary revascularization and has the area's largest experience in minimally invasive off-pump CABG. His practice includes valve reconstruction and replacement and all aspects of non-cardiac thoracic surgery. He has extensive experience with pacemakers and defibrillators. Dr. Goodman is board certified through the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and is the current Section Chief of Cardiothoracic Medicine in the Department of Surgical Specialties at Providence Hospital.