Tilak Pasala, MD, FACC, FSCAI, MBA

Interventional and Structural Cardiologist

Dr. Pasala is an experienced structural interventional cardiologist with vast experience in managing complex valvular and structural heart disorders. As the Medical Director of Structural Heart Disease at CVCFL, Dr. Pasala’s leadership is marked by significant past roles, including associate and interim director positions in the field of structural heart disease. Nationally recognized for his expertise, he is frequently invited to serve as a speaker and moderator at national conferences. He has served as a principal investigator for more than eight medical device research trials, authored over 12 book chapters, and published 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals on structural heart disease.

Dr. Pasala's clinical acumen extends to complex coronary artery interventions (stents) specializing in trans-radial catheterization, and peripheral arterial interventions, reflecting a comprehensive approach to cardiovascular care.

His educational journey includes cardiology fellowship at Case Western University/MetroHealth, followed by Interventional Cardiology fellowship at University of Utah. He additionally completed a two-year dedicated Structural Heart Disease Fellowship at Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ – one of the few in the country to do so. Prior to moving to Orlando, he worked as an interventional and structural cardiologist at Hackensack University Medical Center and served as a Program Director of Structural Heart Disease Fellowship Program, where he trained 10 fellows.

Procedures performed:

· Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
· Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair (MitraClip) and Replacement (TMVR)
· Pulmonary Valve Replacement
· Left Atrial Appendage Closure (Watchman, Amulet)
· Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
· Atrial and Ventricular Septal Defect (ASD/VSD)
· Paravalvular Leak Closure (PVL)
· Pseudoaneurysm Closure
· Coronary Artery Interventions with Atherectomy (Stents, Calcium removal)
· Peripheral Arterial Interventions

Medical School: Shri B.M. Patil Medical College

Residency: Case Western Reserve University/MetroHealth

Fellowship: Cardiology fellowship at Case Western University/MetroHealth; Interventional Cardiology fellowship at University of Utah; Structural Heart Disease Fellowship at Hackensack University Medical Center

Board CertificationsInterventional Cardiology (ABIM): 2016, Cardiovascular Medicine (ABIM): 2015, Internal Medicine (ABIM): 2013

Language: English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Tamil

Location(s): Downtown, East Orlando, Lake Nona

Preventive Services

Our patient care team is focused specifically on cardiovascular best practices and lifesaving heart and vein care.