Mount Sinai Hospital
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
Robert A Lookstein, MD MHCDL FSIR FAHA FSVM is Professor of Radiology and Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). After medical school (State University of NY (SUNY) Health Science Center, Brooklyn) in 1995, he completed his radiology residency and fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at ISMMS in New York and joined Division as Faculty in 2002.
Dr. Lookstein lectures worldwide on Vascular and Interventional Radiology subjects including: peripheral arterial imaging and intervention; endovascular interventions; aortic stent-grafts; and deep vein thrombosis. His clinical practice focuses on diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular disease.
Dr. Lookstein serves as Executive Vice Chairman in The Department of Diagnostic, Molecular, and Interventional Radiology for the Mount Sinai Health System.
Dr. Lookstein is involved in research studies related to peripheral vascular disease including: VENITI VICI venous stent trial; SAVAL evaluating drug coated stents in lower leg arteries; PRESERVE registry evaluating safety and efficacy of Inferior Vena Cava filters; and NHLBI funded BEST-CLI evaluating the role of endovascular revascularization for critical limb ischemia.
Dr. Lookstein has authored hundreds of scientific abstracts and manuscripts related to cardiovascular imaging and intervention and served as Assistant Editor for the American Journal of Roentgenology.
He is a faculty member of national and international meetings including: International Society of Endovascular Therapy; Advanced Interventional Management; Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting; Radiologic Society of North America; American Heart Association Scientific Sessions; and Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA).
He is Course Program Director of national education courses including: Lower Extremity Arterial Revascularization (LEARN); TransRadial EndovAscular Therapy (TREAT); Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT); and LINC Mount Sinai.
Dr. Lookstein serves on Mount Sinai Health System committees related to patient safety and quality, novel procedure oversight, cardiovascular disease intervention value analysis, and performance improvement.