hitinger s. gurm, md
Professor, Internal Medicine
Chief, Section of Cardiology, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine
Hitinder S. Gurm, MD is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and is the Chief, Section of Cardiology, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System and the Associate Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan Health System. He is also Director of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Cardiovascular Consortium Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Registry (BMC2-PCI). BMC2-PCI is a multi-center, quality improvement registry funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, designed to improve quality of care and outcomes for patients who undergo percutaneous coronary interventions in the state of Michigan.
Dr. Gurm obtained his cardiology training at the Cleveland Clinic and joined the University of Michigan in 2005 as an interventional cardiologist where he runs a busy clinical practice and oversees a large research network. His research interests include orphan drug development, contrast induced nephropathy, clinical quality improvement and development of novel devices for endovascular interventions. He has published more than 180 original articles and book chapters and has been named as an inventor on four patents. He is the founder of Niche therapeutics, and works closely with many start-ups in development and commercialization of novel medical products.