Shunichi Homma, MD

Shunichi Homma, MD

Associate Chief of Cardiology Division

Shunichi Homma, MD, is the Margaret Milliken Hatch Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center.  He received his medical degree from Dartmouth College and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  He completed internal medicine residency at Montefiore Medical Center, and cardiology fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.  Dr. Homma serves as serves as the Associate Chief of Cardiology Division as well as the Director of Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging.

Dr. Homma has been a founding board member of AHA Heritage affiliate, American Society of Echocardiography, and serves or has served on various guideline committees including those for American Academy of Neurology, American Society of Echocardiography and European Heart Failure Society. He has published extensively on such risk factors as PFO, aortic plaque and valvular strands.  Most recently, he has been the Clinical PI for NIH-funded Warfarin Aspirin Reduced Cardiac Ejection Fraction Study (WARCEF), an 11 country international study to compare warfarin and aspirin in patients with reduced LVEF in sinus rhythm.