Dr. Americo A Simonini, MD, is a Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology) specialist in Los Angeles, California.  After graduating cum laude from New York University and earring his MD at SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine, Simonini postgraduate training include fellowships at NYU-Bellevue Hospitals, UC San Francisco Medical Center, and the University of Michigan Hospital. He has also received academic/ research support from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association. He has enjoyed a solo practice while on staff at Cedars Sinai and UCLA for nearly 2 decades.







-Bachelor of Arts (with Honors), History New York University, New York, N.Y.
-Doctor of Medicine
SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, N.Y.
-Internal Medicine Residency
New York University-Bellevue Hospital Center
-Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
University of California at San Francisco Medical Center
-Cardiovascular Research Institute at UCSF
-Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship
University of California at San Francisco Medical Center
-Cardiology Fellowship
University of Michigan Medical Center
-Cardiac CT Imaging
Harbor UCLA Medical Center

New York State

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
Critical Care Medicine (Board Eligible)
Subspecialty Board of Cardiovascular Disease
Certificate in Cardiac CT Imaging, Harbor UCLA

Professional Activities:
Heart Failure Society of America
American College of Physicians
Society of Critical Care Medicine
American Heart Association
Council Member, Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Faculty Member, International Heart Failure Society
Scientific Executive Committee, Intern’l Congress on Heart Disease Vascular Biology Working Group
American College of Cardiology, California Chapter
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Saban Free Clinic!Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Screen Actors Guild, Health and Safety Committee

Consultant to Industry:
Smith Kline Beecham
Carvedilol Regional Advisory Board Consultant
Astra Merck: Hypertension Lipid Consultants Meeting; July 1998 Phase V: Consultant on Nesiritide
Blue Cross of California: CHF Treatment Guidelines; CHARM advisory panel.
VALHeFT advisory panel
Medical Director: RegenoCELL Therapeutics 2008-2012
Medical Consultant: AVIIR Diagnostics
Medical Consultant: Biosciences
Speaker Faculty: Novartis

Honors and Special Awards:
National Honor Society
New York University Scholars Program
Phi Beta Kappa-New York University
Founder’s Day Academic Award-New York University
John Parkes History Achievement Award-New York University 1983 Regent’s Scholarship-Medical College Admissions Test
American Heart Association Training Grant
National Research Service Award (NHLBI)
Astra-Merck Young Investigator Finalist
Michigan ACC Investigator Award
Astra-Merck Young
Investigator Award
 Coronary Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Symposium Award 1999 Astra-Merck Young Investigator Award (Lipids)
Featured Article: Los Angeles Business Weekly
Article: “Living with Heart Failure”, Los Angeles Times
Featured Article on Angiogenesis : Los Angeles Times
Invited Faculty: World Congress on Heart Failure
Invited Faculty: American College of Cardiology
Invited Faculty: International Congress on Heart Disease

Research Grants/Fellowships Received:
American Heart Association, California Affiliate (Salary Support)
National Heart Lung Blood Institute -NIH (Salary Support)
SCIOS Grant ($103,000)
Merck Medical School Development Award ($60,000)
CHARM Investigators ($82,992)
Parke-Davis/Pfizer Investigation ($66,376)
OVERTURE Investigators ($60,000)
WATCH Investigators ($105,000)
VALHeFT Investigators
PRECEDENT Investigators
IMPACT Investigators