Dr. Zlotnick is an Interventional Cardiologist with the UBMD Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. He earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y., and completed his internal medicine residency, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology fellowships at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He also completed an additional year of training at The Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, L.A., focusing on structural heart and peripheral vascular interventions. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and interventional cardiology, with additional certifications in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and non-invasive vascular interpretation.
His interventional practice includes the evaluation and management of patients with complex coronary and structural heart disease. His practice also has a specialized focus on the evaluation and management of patients with peripheral vascular disease including endovascular therapies. Patient-care responsibilities are provided at the Gates Vascular Institute and at Buffalo General Medical Center on the consultative service and Cardiac Care Unit (CCU). Outpatient cardiac care services are also provided through the UBMD ambulatory practice at Dent Tower. Dr. Zlotnick is a member of the American College of Cardiology and American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Dr. Zlotnick received his B.S. in biology from the University of Rochester and his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and served as chief resident. Dr. Zlotnick completed his fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, as well. He completed his fellowship in interventional cardiology and peripheral vascular intervention at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation.
He received the Excellence in Teaching Award of the Department of Medicine (2008) and the Dean’s Letter of Commendation for Outstanding Academic Performance during the third year of medical school.