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Alexander A. Stratienko, MD, FACC, FSCAI

“While the technology continues to amaze, its application must be guided by great experience and thoughtfulness to optimize patient benefit.”



Alexander A. Stratienko, MD, FACC

Amy Lindquist, MPAS, PA-C

Lisa Phillips, MSN, FNP-BC



Consultative Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology
Peripheral Vascular Intervention

Board Certified in Cardiology
Board Certified in Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Stratienko introduced cardiac and peripheral vascular stent technology to the Chattanooga area in 1993. Trained by the inventor of the coronary stent, Dr. Richard Schatz, Dr. Stratienko has served as an FDA proctor training many of the region's cardiologists and physicians throughout the country in the use of cardiac and peripheral vascular stents. The author of numerous scientific publications and principal investigator on many clinical trials, Dr. Stratienko continues to teach physicians from around the country in peripheral vascular intervention with tutorials and live demonstration courses for interventional cardiologists, radiologists and vascular surgeons.

Dr. Stratienko has been the cardiology expert for WDEF TV's call-in program "House Calls" for many years.

Dr. Stratienko is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Temple University. He completed residency training at Case-Western Reserve University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio and Cardiology fellowship training at the University of Virgina. Dr. Stratienko completed additional fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Intervention at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California under the direction of Dr. Schatz.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention.


Cardiac and Vascular Associates
Chattanooga Heart, Lung and Vascular Center
1032 McCallie Ave., Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN 37403-2836
Phone: (423) 693-2400
FAX: (423) 693-2499
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