Milena J Henzlova

Milena J Henzlova, MD, PhD



Dr Henzlova received her M.D. and Ph.D. degree from Charles University in Prague. She trained in Internal Medicine and Cardiology also in Prague. After her training, she assumed a position at the Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Prague.

She defected from than communist Czechoslovakia to the United States in 1981. Dr Henzlova briefly worked as a research associate for a pharmaceutical company in Palo Alto, California. After re-training in Internal Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama, she continued her re-training in Cardiology at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She also obtained additional training in Nuclear Cardiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. At the completion of her Fellowship in Cardiology, she became Faculty member at UAB dividing her time between Nuclear Cardiology and Clinical Trials.

In 1991, Dr Henzlova joined The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. She is a Director of Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory from 2001 and Associate Professor of Medicine.

Dr Henzlova is certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and in Nuclear Cardiology. She is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC), member of American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and Council member of American Heart Association (AHA). She is an elected member of ASNC national committee, member of the Board of Directors of CBNC (Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology), invited reviewer for ICANL (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission) and invited Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) member.

Dr Henzlova is an author or co-author of 45 peer reviewed papers, several book chapters and more than 90 abstract. She was a principal investigator and co-investigator of numerous clinical trials (SOLVD, BARI, TIMI, INSPIRE, GE-MIBG, VGEF, CVT, MIP-BP).


Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Nuclear Cardiology


MD, Charles University, Prague

Residency, Internal Medicine, City Hospital, Prague

Residency, Family Practice, University of Alabama Hospitals

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Alabama Hospitals

Fellowship, Cardiology, Inst. of Clin. & Exp. Medicine

Fellowship, Cardiology, University of Alabama Hospitals

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