Dr. Jose A Tallaj MD Cardiologist

Dr. Jose Tallaj is a cardiologist in Birmingham, Alabama and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra and has been in practice for 22 years. He is one of 31 doctors at Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 25 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Office Location

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Alabama Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Medical West

Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1995–1998

University of Alabama Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1998–2001

Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

AL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

The 3D transoesophageal echocardiography role in the Impella 3.5 placement.
Revilla, M. I.,Amado, M. G.,Sasse, M.,Tallaj, J. A.,Ahmed, M. I.

Infection and Rejection Risk After Cardiac Transplantation Comparing Induction with Interleukin II Receptor blocker, Antithymocyte Globulin, or No Induction: a multi -institutional study of the Cardiac Transplant Research Database (CTRD).
Mazimba, S.,Tallaj, J. A.,George, J.,Kirklin, J. K.,Brown, R. N.,Pamboukian, S. V.

Therapeutic plasma exchange rapidly improves cardiac allograft function in patients with presumed antibody-mediated rejection.
Singh, N.,Vanlandingham, S.,Halverson, C.,Marques, M. B.,Tallaj, J.,Kirklin, J.,Adamski, J.

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