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Mitchel Sklar, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Mitchel SklarDr. Sklar is credentialed in cardiac and peripheral interventional cardiology. Dr Sklar completed his BA at Brown in English Literature and received his MD from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, where he also completed his medical residency and cardiac fellowship. After a year of cardiac interventional training at Georgetown, he did an additional year of advanced training with Dr. Richard Schatz, the inventor of the coronary stent, at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, CA.

After completing his training, Dr. Sklar practiced for six years in Dallas, TX, where he was active in research programs on new devices and drug therapies in coronary intervention, myocardial infarction, and the cardiac transplant program. He served as chief of the cardiac catheterization lab and chief of cardiology prior to returning to his native New England to join Cardiovascular Associates in 2002. In 2005, he completed a fellowship at The Massachusetts General Hospital on the treatment and management of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) to add peripheral interventions such as angioplasty, stenting, and atherectomy to the services offered by CARI.

 He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, as well as a member of the Society of Vascular Medicine. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University where he is active in the fellowship training program.

He lives in Providence with his wife, and is renovating a historic house.

Dr. Sklar with a patient


  • Interventional Cardiology, 2000
  • Cardiology, 1999
  • Internal Medicine, 1994


  • Clinical Associate, Peripheral Vascular Intervention, 2005, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellow, Advanced Coronary Interventions, 1994-1995, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, CA
  • Fellow, Coronary Interventions, 1992- 1993, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
  • Fellow, Cardiology, 1991- 1993, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988-1991, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC


  • Doctor of Medicine, 1988, - Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, 1982, - Brown University, Providence, RI
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