Samuel M. Butman, M.D., M.H.A., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I., Interventional Cardiologist, is the medical director of Cardiovascular Clinical Research at the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona.
Expertise and Special Interests
In addition to caring for patients at the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona, Dr. Butman is an associate professor in the College of Medicine at the University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz.
His expertise and special interests include:
- Cardiac Catheterization
- Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Interventions
- Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Defects
- Acute Therapy for the Treatment of Myocardial Infarction and Acute Cardiac Diseases
- Intravascular Ultrasound
- Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease
Dr. Butman is involved in clinical trials aimed at bringing new medications, procedures and technology to Northern Arizona. Before moving to Northern Arizona, Dr. Butman served as the director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the University Medical Center in Tucson for 21 years.
Dr. Butman has authored numerous medical articles, case reports, reviews and chapters.
Education and Certifications
Dr. Butman received his medical degree from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, in 1976. He completed his internship and junior residency at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, and his senior residency and cardiology fellowship at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Long Beach, Calif.
Dr. Butman is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.
- Fellow, American College of Cardiology
- Fellow, Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
- Fellow, Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
- Former Arizona Governor of the American College of Cardiology