Interventional cardiologist Charles Nicolais recently joined St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Cardiovascular Institute.
Nicolais is a board-certified cardiologist who recently completed advanced coronary and structural heart interventional training. Before joining St. Joseph’s Health, Nicolais completed a two-year interventional and structural cardiology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The training included basic interventional cardiology as well as complex coronary artery interventions and structural heart interventions, including TAVR, Mitra-clip, Watchman and PFO closure.
Prior to that, he spent three years training at Temple University in a cardiovascular medicine fellowship, where he gained clinical and research experience on cardiovascular diseases and served as chief fellow in his third year.
Nicolais is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology. He also holds board certifications from the National Board of Echocardiography and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.
Nicolais grew up in Syracuse and attended Westhill High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Wagner College on Staten Island and his medical degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC. He completed his internal medicine residency at Temple University where he served as chief resident in 2016.