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Assistant Professor of Medicine Associate Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support

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Gabriel Sayer, MD

Gabriel Sayer, MD, specializes in the diagnosis and management of heart failure. Dr. Sayer has expertise in the treatment of advanced heart failure, with a particular interest in mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation.

As an active researcher, Dr. Sayer is focused on investigating novel therapies for heart failure care. His primary focus is the prevention and management of ventricular assist device complications. In addition, he has an interest in right ventricular physiology and the development of treatment strategies for right ventricular failure. Dr. Sayer is currently serving as an investigator on several multi-center trials of drug and device therapies for heart failure.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


  • Columbia University Medical Center


  • Mount Sinai Medical Center; Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Heart Failure Society of America
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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Ingalls Outpatient Center - Harvey

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To Refer a Patient

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At a Glance

Practicing Since2012

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation

Languages Spoken

  • English