Javed Butler, MD, is a professor of medicine (cardiology) at the Emory University. Dr. Butler did his residency and chief residency at Yale University, Masters in Public Health from Harvard University, and cardiology fellowship from the Vanderbilt University. He subsequently did heart failure and cardiac transplant fellowship at Vanderbilt University and cardiac imaging fellowship from the Massachusetts General Hospital at the Harvard Medical School. He is board certified in Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. He is currently pursing Master in Business Administration from Emory University.
Before moving to Emory, he was the director for the Heart and Heart-Lung Transplant programs at Vanderbilt University. He is the Principal Investigator for the NIH Heart Failure Clinical Research Network at Emory University. He is on the Editorial Board for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of Cardiac Failure, American Heart Journal, Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, JACC Heart Failure, and Heart Failure Clinics.
Dr. Butler's research focuses primarily on development of novel therapies for patients with heart failure. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers and additionally many more book chapters, review articles, and editorials. He serves on the national board, events committee, data safety and monitoring board, and steering committees of several multicenter clinical trials. He serves on the heart failure guidelines committee for both, the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association and the Heart Failure Society of America. Dr. Butler also serves on the executive council of the Heart Failure Society of America. Dr. Butler is involved in the evaluation and management of all aspects of patients with heart failure including cardiac transplantation and left ventricular assist devices.