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PROFESSOR

PIERRE

ATALLAH

MD, FACC, FSCCT

PROFESSOR PIERRE ATALLAH, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.C.T.

CHAIRMAN AND FOUNDER, ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER

CLINICAL PROFESSOR, WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY,  SCHOOL OF MEDICINE MEDICAL

DIRECTOR, CORONARY CT ANGIOGRAPHY, HARPER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, DMC 2005-2008

EDUCATION 
M.D., Faculty of Medicine, 
St. Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon

ADVANCED TRAINING  
Internship at Receiving Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University 
Residency in medicine and Fellowship in Cardiology at William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, Michigan

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine 
Diplomate American Board of Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate Board Certification in Cardiovascular Computed Tomography 

ACADEMIC STATURE
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University, School of Medicine. 

FELLOWSHIP  
Fellow of  the American College of Cardiology 
Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
Fellow of the American College of Angiology

STAFF PRIVILEGES
William Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak and Troy, Michigan
Harper University Hospital, DMC, Detroit, Michigan
Crittenton Hospital, Rochester, Michigan 1976-2011

PRACTICE
Started practice in 1976 at 2370 Walton Boulevard in Rochester Hills, Michigan. 
Expanded to 610 North Main Street in 1986, founding The Atallah Heart Center.  
In 1991, started The Rochester Medical Center.

POSITIONS Previously Held
Chief Section of Cardiology, Crittenton Hospital
Chief Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Crittenton Hospital 
President, American Heart Association, Rochester Chapter
Medical Director, Cardiac Computed Tomography, Harper University Hospital

HONORS - AWARDS
Due to the difference between the French and American systems of Education explanation of terms is provided. 

Timeline  

                          

1964

Baccalaureate de Sciences Experimentales 
A National examination required of all graduating seniors. Certification awarded to the highest-ranking student in the country. Conferred by the Government of France, Department of Education.  
 

1965 

Laureat de Chimie

1966

Laureat d' Anatomie

 
1966

Laureat de Microbiologie
An annual University honors competition in the basic sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Microbiology. This written competition is open to students, graduates and faculty members. There is only one award (Laurent) offered in each category presented for outstanding achievement demonstrated by the highest scoring entrant.

1967

Dissecteur d'Anatomie 
An annual University honors competition examination for teacher of Dissection. First student in history of University to hold faculty position.

 
1967

Externship awarded to Hotel-Dieu University Hospital. At the completion of the third year of medical school the top fifteen students are awarded "Externship" status. These students practice on patients in the University Hospital. The remainder of the medical class will not have the opportunity to treat patients until their fifth medical year, and that will be outside of the University setting in private hospitals and clinics. Only those with Extern status will be able to compete, in their fifth medical year for the title and position of "interne."


1969

Major d'Internat 
A ten day oral, written and practice examination is held for the fifteen Externs. The first five place winners are awarded the position of "interne", and continue their private studies at the French Faculty of the Medicine. The remaining students must go into private hospitals. The first place winner is awarded the title of Major d'Internat, and is responsible for supervising the work of the externs and interns in the University program.

1971

Awarded a three-year, full scholarship at the Sorbonne, University of Paris, for post-graduate specialization

 

1974

Resident Teacher of the Year Award, by the vote of the intern and resident physicians at William Beaumont Hospital.

 
1976

Chief Fellow, elected by Cardiology fellows, William Beaumont Hospital.


1995

President of American Heart Association, Greater Rochester division


LANGUAGES
French, English and Arabic

PERSONAL INTERESTS
Information Technology, Networking and Social Media
Architectural Design, Building and Landscaping
Tennis
Fishing
Classical Music
Photography