Mohamed Azeem Latib, MD
- Practice Specialty
- Cardiology (Heart), Interventional Cardiology (Heart)
- Medical Education
- University of Witwatersrand, S. Africa
- Groote Schuur Hospital
- San Raffaele Scientific Institute
- Main Location
- Administrative Title
- Director, Interventional Cardiology & Structural Heart Interventions
Azeem Latib, MB BCh, is Medical Director of Structural Heart Interventions at Montefiore. Dr. Latib is a world-leading expert in interventional cardiology, with a clinical focus on complex coronary interventions as well as transcatheter aortic, mitral and tricuspid interventions. He has extensive clinical experience in TAVR and MitraClip, as well as expertise in novel and new devices to treat mitral and tricuspid valve disease minimally invasively without open-heart surgery.
In 1995, Dr. Latib received his Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed a fellowship with the College of Physicians of South Africa in 2002, followed by a certificate in cardiology from the same institution in 2005. In 2008 he completed a master’s in interventional cardiology at San Raffaele Scientific Institute and University Vita Salute in Milan, Italy. In 2018, he attended the University of Zurich to earn a certificate of advanced studies in aortic structural interventions.
Following from his clinical interests, Dr. Latib’s research centers on transcatheter aortic, mitral and tricuspid interventions with a focus on device innovation. In addition, he performs research on drug-coated balloons, drug-eluting stents and challenging lesion subsets. His findings have been published widely, with more than 550 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Latib serves on the editorial board for many journals, including Cardiac Interventions Today, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Interventions and Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine. He is a reviewer for many more journals and serves on the faculty of several international conferences.
Dr. Latib is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Cardiology and the European Society of Cardiology.