Dr. Simon Chakko is non-invasive cardiologist who practices at the V.A. Medical Center and University of Miami Hospital at Miami. He is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Chief of the section of cardiology at the Miami V.A. Medical Center. He has written 23 book chapters, 78 juried journal articles and presented 45 abstracts at various national meetings. He has received teaching awards from medical residents and cardiology fellows on 4 separate occasions.