FindaTopDoc is pleased to welcome Joseph D. Babb, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FAHA to their prestigious organization with his upcoming publication in FindaTopDoc. Joseph D. Babb is an established Cardiologist currently serving patients within the East Carolina Heart Institute in Greenville, North Carolina. Featuring over four decades of experience in his field, he has a special expertise in all facets of cardiology.
Dr. Babb was educated at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, graduating with his Medical Degree in 1966. Thereafter, he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He then entered the US Army for two years, the first serving in the medical corps in Vietnam and then at Walter Reed Hospital. Dr. Babb then returned to Massachusetts General Hospital to complete his Cardiology fellowship. Afterwards, he became an Assistant Professor of Medicine at The Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical Center, where he worked for 10 years as a cardiologist.
While there, he attended a course in angioplasty given in Zurich, Switzerland by Dr. Andreas Gruentzig, the father of coronary angioplasty. Upon his return, he performed the first coronary angioplasty at Hershey in 1981, before relocating to Connecticut to become the Chief of Cardiology at The Bridgeport Hospital, a Yale affiliated institution. He completed the first coronary angioplasty in the state of Connecticut, and 15 years later moved to North Carolina to join serve as a Professor of Medicine and Cardiologist at The East Carolina University School of Medicine.
Dr. Babb is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has earned the coveted title of Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Fellow of the American Heart Association, and is also a Master of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. Dr. Babb has dedicated his life to providing the highest standard of quality and compassionate care to his patients, and attributes his success to his upbringing and education. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.
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