Craig R. Narins, M.D.

Craig R. Narins, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 679
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2475

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Narins received his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo. He completed his internal medicine residency at Duke University, his cardiology fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center and his interventional cardiology fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic. He joined the faculty in 2001 and holds secondary appointments in the Department of Imaging Sciences and the Division of Vascular Surgery.

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Narins is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology and holds joint appointments in Vascular Surgery and Imaging Sciences. His subspecialty interests include interventional cardiology, peripheral vascular disease, valvular heart disease and echocardiography. He performs coronary artery angioplasty and stenting as well as catheter-based treatment of peripheral vascular and carotid artery disease. He is a member of the URMC multidisciplinary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Intervention (TAVI) team that performs less invasive aortic valve replacement. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Teaching Award, URMC Interventional Cardiology. 2006 & 2010
Patient and Family-Centerd Care Award, URMC. 2011 & 2012

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)
Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Vascular (SMD)


Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology | Interventional Cardiology | The Cleveland Clinic Foundation1998
Fellowship in Cardiology | Cardiovascular Disease | University of Rochester School of Medicine1996
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine | Duke University Medical Center1993
MD | Medicine | Univ at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences1990
BS | Biology | Coll of William And Mary1986

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Cleveland Clinic Foundation07/01/1996 - 06/30/1998
Fellowship in Cardiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1993 - 06/30/1996
Residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Hospital07/01/1991 - 06/30/1993
Internship in Internal Medicine at Duke University Hospital07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991