Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
Areas of Interest
Complex Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Chronic Total Occlusions, Cardiogenic Shock, Mechanical Circulatory Support
Dr. Riley is an Interventional Cardiologist specializing in the care of patients with complex and high-risk coronary artery disease and cardiogenic shock. He focuses on the treatment of coronary chronic total occlusions, multivessel coronary artery disease (including patients turned down for CABG surgery), atherectomy, and those in need of mechanical circulatory support.
He was born in Knoxville, TN and completed his undergraduate education at Furman University with a degree in Chemistry. He attended medical school at the University of Virginia and completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington. He then completed his Cardiology fellowship at Wake Forest University, during which he obtained a Masters degree in Clinical and Population Translational Science. He then returned to the University of Washington to complete his Interventional Cardiology fellowship, followed by the first ever advanced fellowship in Complex, High-Risk, and Indicated PCI and Hemodynamic Support before joining the group at Christ Hospital. He is very active in clinical research, co-edits a monthly newsletter on high-risk PCI, and enjoys speaking at national and international meetings.
His wife, Megan, is a behavioral therapist for children with autism. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and dog, fly tying and fishing, reading fiction, and running.