Dr Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, is a professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, a professor of physiology, and the Patrick H. Lehan chair in cardiovascular research at the University of Mississippi, MS, USA. He was previously Charles A. Gargano professor and director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and co-director of the Heart Institute at Stony Brook University, NY, USA. He has also served as the director for heart failure research at Emory University, GA, and director of the heart and heart-lung transplant programs at Vanderbilt University, TN, USA.
Dr Butler received his medical degree from Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan and undertook his residency training at Yale University, CT, USA. He completed fellowships in cardiology, advanced heart failure and transplant at Vanderbilt University, and a fellowship in cardiac imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA. He also has a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University, and a Master in Business Administration from Emory University.
Dr Butler is board certified in advanced heart failure and transplant medicine. His research interests focus on clinical trials in patients with heart failure. He serves on several national committees for the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, National Institutes of Health, and the Heart Failure Society of America.
Dr Butler has authored more than 490 peer-reviewed publications and serves on the editorial board of several peer-reviewed cardiovascular journals. He has previously received the Simon Dack Award from the American College of Cardiology, as well as the Time, Feeling, and Focus Award from the American Heart Association. He has also been cited numerous times in America’s Best Doctors list.