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Physician Assistant Medical

Chicago, Illinois, United States
February 22, 2019

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Pace University – New York City, NY

Masters of Science in physician assistant studies, January 2016 St. John’s University – Queens, NY

Certificate in the physician assistant program, May 2012 St. Francis College – Brooklyn Heights, NY

Bachelors of Science, May 2012


Physician Assistant in the State of New York – August 2012 Physician Assistant in the State of Illinois – January 2017 EXPERIENCE

Amita Health Cardiovascular Associates– Elk Grove Village, IL Physician Assistant, Cardiology and Vein Clinic August 2017- December 2017 APPLICABLE SKILLS

• Assist in performing designated procedures such as radiofrequency ablation, endovenous laser ablation, ultrasound guided sclerotherapy, and phlebectomy.

• Perform visual sclerotherapy.

• Support the physicians by evaluating patients, conducting histories and physicals, writing orders, interpreting laboratory, diagnostic testing and performing patient education.

• Participate in daily rounds, conferences, inpatient care and meetings with the patient’s families.

• Educate patients and/or their families about preventative care, medical issues and the use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.

• Maintain the highest skill level for the safest and most effective delivery of treatment according to clinical guidelines.

New York University– New York, NY

Physician Assistant, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory October 2015- March 2017 APPLICABLE SKILLS

• Evaluation and management of pre-and post-procedure care including obtaining history, consents, physical examinations, medical reconciliation, patient education, post-operative complications and prognosis.

• First assist during diagnostic/interventional cardiac and peripheral procedures.

• Radial and femoral arterial/ venous access and sheath removal by achieving adequate hemostasis including management of appropriate use of closure devices.

• Member of STEMI on-call team.


1255 S. State street Unit#1603 Chicago, IL 60605



New York Presbyterian- Columbia– New York, NY

Physician Assistant, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory April 2015-September 2015 APPLICABLE SKILLS

• Assessment and management of patients with congenital heart disease, congestive heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, and structural heart disease during an inpatient setting.

• Assessment and management of pre/post procedure care including diagnosis, pre-procedural medical optimization, post procedural care, and patient education in accordance with cardiologists to achieve optimal prognosis for patients.

• Management of post procedural access site hemostasis including radar/TR-band removal, arterial and venous sheath removal including a variety of closure devices in accordance to hospital protocol. St. Barnabas Hospital – Bronx, NY

Full time Physician Assistant, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory November 2012-April 2015 Per-diem Physician Assistant, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory April 2015- June 2018 APPLICABLE SKILLS

• Ability in the assessment and management of patient with cardiovascular care.

• Management of patients Congestive Heart Failure Clinic at St Barnabas Outpatient unit.

• Member of STEMI call team.

• Assist Interventional Cardiologist during diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures.

• Arterial and venous access and sheath removal in accordance with established hemostasis policies and protocols including homeostasis with a variety of closure devices.

• Provide pre/post procedure care including obtaining consent, patient education, diagnosis, prognosis, goals of care, in unity with Interventional Cardiologists to achieve optimum outcomes for patients.

• The ability of working in a diverse and multicultural environment, with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

• Collecting and submitting data for patients who have undergone PCI to the Department of Health



• Involved in recruitment of patients, data collection and IRB submission protocols. PUBLICATIONS

• Celaj, S, Sinani, F. et al. Arterial Sampling in Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography Using a Percutaneous Radial Artery Approach: a New Method for Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Human Arterial Endothelial Cells . Circulation. 2013;128:A13124 FORTESA MYHA

1255 S. State street Unit#1603 Chicago, IL 60605




• Fluent in English and Albanian.


• American Heart Association- ACLS + BLS healthcare provider

• American Association of Physician Assistants

• New York State of Physician Assistants



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