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Anthony A. Bavry, MD

Anthony A. Bavry, MDAnthony A. Bavry, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine


TEL: (352) 265-0820
FAX: (352) 846-0314
ADMIN: (352) 273-9076




BS University of Florida Zoology
MD University of Florida Medicine
Residency University of Arizona Internal Medicine
Chief Residency University of Arizona Internal Medicine
MPH Harvard University Quantitative Methods
Fellowship Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Medicine
Fellowship Cleveland Clinic Interventional Cardiology

Academic/Research Interests:

Clinical and outcomes research (meta-analysis, epidemiology/prognosis, quality/safety) and stem cell research relating to coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndromes, peripheral arterial disease, valvular heart disease, and structural heart disease; also clinical trials focusing on clinical comparative effectiveness.

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Bavry’s clinical interests include novel treatment of resistant hypertension and catheter based aortic valve replacement.


Kumbhani DJ, Bavry AA, Desai MY, Bangalore S, Bhatt DL. Role of aspiration and mechanical thrombectomy in patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing primary angioplasty: an updated meta-analysis of randomized trials. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 May 8. PubMed

Park K, Bavry AA. Aspirin: its risks, benefits, and optimal use in preventing cardiovascular events. Cleve Clin J Med. 2013;80(5):318-26. PubMed

Dragstedt C, Bavry AA. Utility of thrombectomy in primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Intervent Cardiol Clin. 2013;2:361-74. Journal

Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Soliman EZ, Manson JE, Cain ME, Martin LW, Bavry AA, Mehta L, Vitolins M, Prineas RJ. Mortality risk associated with bundle branch blocks and related repolarization abnormalities (from the Women’s Health Initiative [WHI]). Am J Cardiol. 2012;110:1489-95. PubMed

Coghill AE, Phipps AI, Bavry AA, Wactawski-Wende J, Lane DS, LaCroix A, Newcomb PA. The association between NSAID use and colorectal cancer mortality: results from the women’s health initiative. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012;21:1966-73. PubMed

Bavry AA, Pepine CJ. Treatment of hypertension: lower is better, or is it? Hypertension. 2012;60:281-2. PubMed

Shimbo D, Newman JD, Aragaki AK, LaMonte MJ, Bavry AA, Allison M, Manson JE, Wassertheil-Smoller S. Association between annual visit-to-visit blood pressure variability and stroke in postmenopausal women: data from the Women’s Health Initiative. Hypertension. 2012;60:625-30. PubMed

Conti CR, Bavry AA, Petersen JW. Silent ischemia: Clinical relevance. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(5):435-41. PubMed

Kumbhani DJ, Shishehbor MH, Willis JM, Karim S, Singh D, Bavry AA, Zishiri E, Ellis SG, Menon V. Influence of gender on long-term mortality in patients presenting with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Apr 15;109(8):1087-91. PubMed

Bavry AA. Paving the coronaries with stents: okay in acute coronary syndromes? Clin Cardiol. 2011;34:141-2. PubMed

Cooper-DeHoff RM, Gong Y, Handberg EM, Bavry AA, Denardo SJ, Bakris GL, Pepine CJ. Tight blood pressure control and cardiovascular outcomes among hypertensive patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease. JAMA. 2010;304:61-8. PubMed Central

Denardo SJ, Gong Y, Nichols WW, Messerli FH, Bavry AA, Cooper-Dehoff RM, Handberg EM, Champion A, Pepine CJ. Blood pressure and outcomes in very old hypertensive coronary artery disease patients: an INVEST substudy. Am J Med. 2010;123:719-26. PubMed Central

Khuddus MA, Pepine CJ, Handberg EM, Bairey Merz CN, Sopko G, Bavry AA, Denardo SJ, McGorray SP, Smith KM, Sharaf BL, Nicholls SJ, Nissen SE, Anderson RD. An intravascular ultrasound analysis in women experiencing chest pain in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease: a substudy from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute-Sponsored Women’s Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE). J Interv Cardiol. 2010;23:511-9. PubMed Central

Bavry AA, Anderson RD, Gong Y, Denardo SJ, Cooper-Dehoff RM, Handberg EM, Pepine CJ. Outcomes among hypertensive patients with concomitant peripheral and coronary artery disease: Findings from the INVEST Trial. Hypertension. 2010;55:48-53. PubMed Central

Additional Publications

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