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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Seol Young Han Hwang is a cardiologist treating patients in Greater New York City. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the Korean-American Medical Association, American College of Chest Physicians, American Heart Association, and Association of Korean-American Medical Graduates.
  • A cum laude graduate of SUNY at Binghamton, Dr. Hwang continued her medical education at SUNY at Stony Brook. Here, she completed her medical degree, receiving the Korean-American Medical Association Student Scholarship Award. She has since completed cardiology fellowships at both St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center and New York Methodist Hospital.
  • Patients visiting Dr. Hwang can receive a full range of cardiologic care. General consultations, stress tests, and electrocardiograms are available, as well as treatment for chest pain, hypertension, and congenital heart disease. When she is not treating patients, Dr. Hwang enjoys snowboarding, marathons, and medical missions.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - State University of New York, Stonybrook
  • Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center, Fellowship in Cardiology
  • New York Methodist Hospital, Fellowship in Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine)

Awards and Publications

  • Han SY, Heitner JF. The Evaluation of Myocardial Scar with Non-invasive Testing as a Risk for Sudden Death. Receiver of the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program Grant 2012
  • Han SY, Heitner JF, Brener SJ. Recurrent Coronary Artery Thrombosis after Anomalous Right Coronary Artery Re-Implantation to the Aorta. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Apr 19 (Epub ahead of print)
  • Han SY, Palmeri S, Aronson R, Broderick SH, Hasselblad V, Rendall D, Sander S, Stevens S, Tenaglia A, Velazquez E, Whellan D, Wagner G, Heitner J. Quality of Anticoagulation with Warfarin in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation in the Community Setting. Accepted to Journal of Electrocardiology July 2012.
  • Chen O, Dontineni N, Nahlawi G, Bhumireddy G, Han SY, Katri Y, Gulkarov I, Ciaburri D, Tortolani T, Lazzaro R, Sacchi T, Socolow J, Heitner J Serial Cardiac MRI of a Rapidly Progressing Liquefaction Necrosis of Mitral Annulus Calcification Associated with Embolic Stroke. Circ Imaging 2012;125:2792-2795.
  • Han SY, Turitto G, Kozeski G, Heitner J. A Rare Cause of Paroxysmal Atrio-Ventricular Block: Isolated Acute Occlusion of the First Septal Perforator Coronary Artery. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 2011; 22: S70
  • Staniloae CS, Korabathina R, Han SY, Mody KP, Yadav SS. Endoluminal Treatment of Peripheral Chronic Total Occlusions Using the Crosser® Recanalization Catheter. Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2011; Sep;23(9):359-62.
  • Korabathina R, Mody KP, Yu J, Han SY, Patel R and Staniloae CS. Orbital atherectomy for symptomatic lower extremity disease. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2010; 76: 326–332
  • Messmer D, Jacque JM, Santisteban C, Bristow C, Han SY, Villamide-Herrera L, Mehlhop E, Marx PA, Steinman RM, Gettie A, Pope M. Endogenously expressed nef uncouples cytokine and chemokine production from membrane phenotypic maturation in dendritic cells. J Immunol. 2002 Oct 15;169(8):4172-82.
  • Villamide-Herrera L, Ignatius R, Eller MA, Wilkinson K, Griffin C, Mehlhop E, Jones J, Han SY, Lewis MG, Parrish S, VanCott TC, Lifson JD, Schlesinger S, Mascola JR, and Pope M. Macaque dendritic cells infected with SIV-recombinant canarypox ex vivo induce SIV-specific immune responses in vivo. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 2004 Aug;20(8):871-84.

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Korean