Leslie Miller,MD, FAHA, FACC
Leslie Miller, MD is recognized as a renowned cardiologist, specializing in heart failure treatment as well as new drugs, innovative mechanical devices and transplant. His focus is now entirely on regenerative medicine and the use of adult stem cells to repair and recover heart function as we serves as the Director of Heart Failure and Stem Cell Research at Baycare Health System in Tampa, Florida.
After obtaining his medical degree and completing his internship at the University of Missouri’s Medical Center, Dr. Miller completed his internal medicine residency at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He then completed his cardiology fellowship at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. Dr. Miller went on to become the Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at University of Minnesota, and most recently the University of South Florida (USF) and Director of the USF Cardiovascular Clinical and Research Integrated Strategic program. Dr. Miller was also the Director of Cardiology at Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Dr. Miller has also served as President of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and the American Society of Transplantation, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
Throughout the course of a career spanning over 30 years, he has strived to remain on the cutting edge of cardiac research and patient care. Over the past several years he has focused almost solely on the field of Regenerative Medicine, examining both stem cell and gene therapy for heart failure.
In addition to serving as an investigator in over 80 clinical trials, Dr. Miller’s widely published research focuses on innovative heart failure treatments, including the use of adult stem cell therapy in the treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease and heart failure.
Dr. Leslie Miller resides in Tampa and has two children who are grown.