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Cherry Hill Resident and Lourdes Vascular Specialist Earns Board-Certification in Endovascular Medicine

Monday, April 1, 2013

Cherry Hill resident Anthony G. Smeglin, MD, RVPI, an interventional cardiologist and vascular specialist at Associated Cardiology Consultants, an affiliate of Lourdes Cardiovascular Services, recently became board-certified in Endovascular Medicine. This certification is in addition to his board-certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Medicine, and Vascular Ultrasound.

Dr. Smeglin is the first physician at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center to gain certification in Endovascular Medicine. In addition, he is one of few in the state of New Jersey to hold board certification in all three major vascular boards. He joins a select group of physicians nationwide to hold active board certification in seven specialty areas.

Dr. Smeglin has extensive training in a wide spectrum of coronary and endovascular procedures. In addition, he performs both inpatient and office-based venous procedures. Dr. Smeglin has a special interest in research and has participated in multiple clinical trials. He has authored numerous publications in peer reviewed medical journals.

Dr. Smeglin completed his Bachelor of Science degree at Villanova University and then studied graduate coursework in molecular biology at Harvard University. He graduated in 2003 from New York Medical College with a degree in medicine.

He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Boston Medical Center. He then completed cardiology, endovascular, and vascular fellowships at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Tufts University, and an interventional cardiology fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Smeglin joined the Our Lady of Lourdes Cardiovascular Service a year and a half ago, where he currently serves as assistant director of Peripheral Vascular Interventional Services.

Throughout his career, Dr. Smeglin has given back to his community in many ways including volunteering with the Pennsylvania Special Olympics, the Villanova Emergency Medical Service, and as a mentor for the Big Brother Association.

Dr. Smeglin is an active member of the American College of Cardiology, the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, the Society of Vascular Medicine, and the American Heart Association.