Raj S. Marok, MD, FACC

Raj S. Marok, MD, FACC

  • Dr. Marok comes to Grand Rapids from New York City where he was an instructor in medicine, Interventional Cardiologist at Columbia University Medical Center at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

    Dr. Marok’s clinical interests include complex percutaneous coronary intervention, endovascular medicine and structural heart disease. He is an active clinical consultant in all aspects of vascular medicine, including peripheral arterial disease and performs interventions for abdominal aortic aneurysm (EVAR). He has training in structural heart disease and performs valvuloplasties, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). ASD/PFO closures and Left Arterial Appendage closures using WATCHMAN Device.
Appointment
  • 616) 456-9553 or toll-free 888-259-8044
    Accepting new patients and all insurances
Specialties
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Placement
Certifications
  • FACC, American College of Cardiology, 2016
  • ABIM, lnterventional Cardiology Certification, 2016
  • NBPAS, Board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular disease, 2016
  • ABIM, Cardiovascular disease, 2015
  • ABIM, Internal Medicine Certification, 2012
  • ACLS & BLS certified 2017
Languages Spoken
  • English, Fluent in Punjabi and Hindi and
    competent in medical Spanish
Education
  • Advanced lnterventional Cardiology Fellowship
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Columbia University Medical Center
    New York, NY
  • lnterventional Cardiology Fellowship
  • Methodist Cornell Heart Center
  • NY Methodist Hospital
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Brooklyn, NY
  • General Cardiology Fellowship
  • Advocate IL Masonic Medical Center/University of IL, Chicago
    Chicago, IL
Residency
  • Advocate IL Masonic Medical Center/University of IL, Chicago
    Chicago, IL
Medical School (MD)
  • St. Matthew's University School of Medicine
Professional Affiliations
  • American College of Cardiology (ACC)
  • Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • (SCAI) American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)
  • American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
Academic Appointments
  • 2017 – Clinical Assistant Professor in the division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
  • 2016 – 2017– Vascular Medicine Attending, teaching general cardiology and first year Interventional Cardiology fellows at Columbia University Medical Center
  • 2015 – 2016 – Teaching general cardiology fellows rotating in the cardiac catheterization lab at Methodist Cornell Heart Center, NYM hospital
  • 2009 – 2015 – Teaching 3rd and 4th year University of IL College of Medicine students on Internal Medicine, Cardiology and subspecialty Cardiology rotations at AIMMC
  • 2006 – 2007 – Anatomy and neuroscience lab assistant and tutor as a second year medical student
Publications & Research
Publications
  • Matthew Gina, Marok R, Krishnasamy, Dia M, Pauwaa S, Macaluso Getal. A unique presentation of thyroid storm and myopericarditis in young muscular man. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, DOI:10.4158/EP1591 l.
  • Marok R, Cook J, Klein L W, Stecy PJ, Magurany K. The effect of earlier door to balloon time on use of adjunctive medications, and resultant procedural success in STEM!. Journal of The International Academy of Cardiology, Cardiology online. 2010; 7:438
  • Cook J, Marok R, Stecy P, Magurany K, Davis N, Klein LW. Effect of Early Door to Balloon Time on Treatment with Adjunctive Therapy and Resultant Procedural Success in STEM!. J Clinic Experiment Cardiology 2011;2(1 l):l-6
  • Marok R, Klein LW. Tumor Blush in Primary Cardiac Tumors. Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2011;24(3):139-140
  • Cook, J, Marok, R, Magurany, K, Klein, LW. Effect of Early Door to Balloon Time on Pre-Interventional Therapy and Management. JACC 2011;57:E114
  • Pant R, Marok R, Klein L W. Pa tho physiology of Coronary Vascular Remodeling: Relationship With Traditional Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease. Cardiology in Review 2014 Jan-Feb;22(1):13-6.
Presentations
  • Electrocardiogram Predicts No-Reflow Phenomenon After Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Marok R, Taytawat P, Klein L. TCT 2012 Miami, FL. October 2012.
  • Comparative Analysis of Morphological EKG changes and DTB time in STEM!. Marok R, Cook J, et. Al., ACC.11, New Orleans, LA. April 2011.
  • Effect of Early DTB Time on Pre-Interventional Therapy and Management Marok R, Cook J, Klein LW, Stecy PJ, Magurany K. National ACP, San Diego, CA. April 2011.
  • To Be or Not To Be Compact? That is the Question. A Case of Left Ventricular Non-Compaction Diagnosed by Cardiovascular MRI. R. Marok MD, L. Mangat MD, M. Manankil MD, S. Danciu MD, MSc. ACP Northern IL Chapter Meeting October 2010
  • Comparative Analysis of Morphological EKG changes and DTB Time in STEM! Marok R, Klein LW, Stecy PJ, Magurany K. ACP Northern IL Chapter Meeting October 2010. Poster 244.
  • Oh No, It's Everywhere! Sarcoidosis as a multi-systemic disease and cause of rare liver cirrhosis and cardiomyopathy. R. Marok MD, L. Mangat MD, F. Ahmed MD. ACP Northern IL Chapter Meeting October 2010.
  • The effect of earlier door to balloon time on use of adjunctive medications, and resultant procedural success in STEM!. Marok R, Cook J, Klein LW, Stecy PJ, Magurany K. World Congress of Cardiology. Vancouver, BC. July 2010. Abstract 438.
  • The effect of earlier door to balloon time on use of adjunctive medications, and resultant procedural success in STEM!. Marok R, Cook J, Klein LW, Stecy PJ, Magurany K. Advocate Heath Care Research Day May 2010.
  • Anomalous Left Circumflex Artery Arising from Right Pulmonary Artery Detected by CT A in a Forty-nine year old Man. Marok R, Gill S, Danciu S, Haery C, Palmer H. ACP Northern IL Chapter Meeting October 2009.