Basil Mantas Paulus, MD

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Title: Physician
Company: The Stern Cardiovascular Foundation
Location: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Basil Mantas Paulus, MD, Physician at the Stern Cardiovascular Foundation, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medicine.

Inspired to enter the field of medicine by his father, brother and sister, who were all physicians, Dr. Paulus pursued formal education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in biology, cum laude, in 2001. Thereafter, he received a Doctor of Medicine from Albany Medical College in 2003, going on to complete a residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2006 and 2009, respectively. From 2009 to 2010, he completed an additional interventional cardiology fellowship at the Borgess Heart Center with Michigan State University.

Since graduating from medical school, Dr. Paulus has served as a physician with the Stern Cardiovascular Foundation and the founder and medical director of the Heart Valve Program at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, TN. Working to stay on the cutting edge of science, especially in regards to heart valve procedures, the Heart Valve Program intends to raise the standard of cardiology with new technologies.

Alongside his primary career endeavors, Dr. Paulus serves his local church as a volunteer and maintains involvement with the American Heart Association, the American Medical Association and the American College of Cardiology. He has also contributed myriad articles to professional journals within his areas of expertise.

In recognition of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Paulus has accrued several accolades. Voted one of the top 10 cardiologists in the state of Tennessee by in 2014, the website also gave him a Patients’ Choice Award in 2013 and 2014. In 2009 and 2013, the Consumers’ Research Council of America named him one of America’s Top Cardiologists, and in 2012, the Memphis Business Journal named him a Top 40 Under 40. The three-time recipient of the Most Compassionate Doctor Award, he was also named Physician of the Month by St. Francis Hospital in December 2010.

While completing his medical training, Dr. Paulus received the Excellence in Teaching Fellow Award from the department of internal medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2008 and a Trainee Award from the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation in 2007. Likewise, he also received scholarships and was on the Dean’s List while attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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