Steven J. Kernis, M.D., F.A.C.C.
1 Brace Road, Suite C
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Tel (856) 428-4100
Fax (856) 428-5478
Date of Birth: 1971
Wayne State University School of Medicine
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Degree: B.S. - Biology
Intern - Transitional Medicine
Resident - Internal Medicine
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Fellow - Cardiovascular Medicine
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, MI
Fellow - Interventional Cardiology
Mid America Heart Institute, St. Luke's Hospital
Kansas City, MO
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Diseases
American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
AWARDS AND HONORS
2003 Aventis Cardiology Fellows Scholarship at American Heart Association
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ
Virtua - West Jersey Health System, Camden, Marlton, Berlin, Voorhees, NJ
Underwood Memorial Hospital, Woodbury, NJ
Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY
The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Principal Investigator, SAPPHIRE WW PMS. Good Samaritan Hospital
National Principal Investigator, MATE II Trial. Medicine versus Angiography in the Triage of Unstable Angina/Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction. (Goldstein J, McCullough P, Marsalese D, Harjai K, Dixon S, Raff G, O'Neil B, O'Neill W) Prospective, randomized, multi-center clinical trial. Unrestricted research grants of $1.3 million received. Prematurely terminated Fall 2006
Principal Investigator, TIMI III Ultrasound Study. (O'Neill W, Dixon S, Yerkey M, Kernis S) Prospective clinical trial at William Beaumont Hospital (prematurely terminated Fall 2003). Unrestricted research grant of $100,000 received.
Student Researcher, Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) University of Michigan Medical Center. Laboratory under the direction of Robert Bartlett, M.D.
AD HOC REVIEW:
Question relevance reviewer for the Cardiovascular Examination for Board Certification 2006, 2007, 2008. American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).
Question relevance reviewer for the Interventional Cardiovascular Examination for the Board Certification 2006, 2007, 2008. Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Circulation; American Journal of Cardiology.
Batton A, Ryder A, Kernis S, Dutcher J, O'Neill W, O'Neil B: "PRIME ECG Improves Emergency Department Diagnosis and Management in Moderate to High Risk Patients with Unstable Angina/NSTEMI." Prospective randomized study of moderate to high risk UA/NSTEMI ED patients comparing diagnostic and prognostic power of standard 12-lead to the 80-lead PRIME ECG body surface mapping system. Abstract presentation. Manuscript in preparation.
Kernis S, Cohen D, Reid K Brush Jr. J, Bach R, Messenger J, Rumsfeld J, Khanal S, Curtis J, Peterson E, Krumholz H, Spertus J: "Clinical Outcomes Associated with use of Drug-Eluting Stents Compared with Bare-Metal Stents for Primary Percutaneous Intervention." Oral Abstract presented at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics, 2005. Poster Abstract presentation at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 2005.
Yerkey M, Kernis S, Harjai K, Boura J, Dukkipati S, Marsalese D, O'Neill W: "Early Hemodynamic Compromise Following Uncomplicated Primary Angioplasty for Acute Myocardial Infarction." Circulation (supp) November 2002; 106(19): 11-363 (abstract). Oral abstract presentation at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 2002. Poster abstract presentation at Transcatheter Therapeutics, October 2002.
Kernis S, Goldstein J, Yerkey M, Levin R, O'Neill W: "Percutaneous Atrial Septostomy for Urgent Palliative Treatment of Severe Refractory Cardiogenic Shock due to Right Ventricular Failure." Catheterization and Cardiovascular lnterventions May 2003; 59(1):44-48.
Kernis S, Harjai K, Stone G, Grines L, Boura J, Yerkey M, O'Neill W, Grines C: "The Incidence, Predictors, and Outcomes of Early Reinfarction Following Primary Angioplasty for Acute Myocardial Infarction." Journa1 of the American College of Cardiology October 2003; 42(7):1173-7. Poster abstract presentation at Transcatheter Therapeutics Conference, October 2002. Poster abstract presentation at Michigan American College of Cardiology Conference, October 2002.
Kernis S, Franklin B, Sandberg K, O'Neill W, McCullough P: "Another Feather in the Early Invasive Cap (Editorial)." American Journal of Medicine December 1, 2003; 115(8):669-671.
Kernis S, Harjai K, Stone G, Grines L, Boura J, O'Neill W, Grines C: "Does Beta-Blocker Therapy Improve Clinical Outcomes of Acute Myocardial Infarction After Successful Primary Angioplasty?" A Pooled Analysis from the Primary Angioplasty in Myocardial Infarction-2 (PAMI-2), No Surgery-on-Site (noSOS), Stent-PAMI and Air-PAMI Trials. Journal of the American College of Cardiology May 19, 2004; 43(10):1773-9. Compendium Series- Cardiovascular (accepted); Circulation (supp) October 2003; (abstract). American Journal of Cardiology September 2003; 92 (S6A):117L (abstract). Poster abstract presentation at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 2003. Poster abstract presentation at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference, September 2003.
Yerkey M, Kernis S, McCullough P: "Renal Dysfunction and Acceleration of Coronary Artery Disease." Heart. August 2004; 90:961-6.
Kernis S, Nkomo V, Messika-Zeitoun D, Gersh B, Sundt T, Ballman K, Scott C, Schaff H, Enriquez-Sarano M: "Predictors of Postoperative Development of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Preoperative Normal Sinus Rhythm and Mitral Valve Insufficiency Who Underwent Mitral Valve Surgery." Circulation 2004; 110:2320-2325. Oral abstract presentation at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 2001.
Kernis S, Kovar L, Brogno D: "Percutaneous Coronary Revascularization of an Occluded Ostial Circumflex Artery Arising from the Right Coronary Cusp Utilizing a Retrograde Epicardial Collateral Approach." Journal of Invasive Cardiology. 2008: Vol 20 #l:E6-E8.
Kernis S: "Successful 24-hour Repuncture and Reclosure of the Common Femoral Artery with the Mynx® Vascular Closure Device." TCTMD.com (online case publication). November 24, 2008.