Robert D. Slama, MD, FACC, is Former Chairman of Cardiology at Summit Medical Group and a member of the Summit Medical Group Board of Directors. Dr. Slama is a former member of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Consultant Medical Staff.
Since joining Summit Medical Group in 1980, Dr. Slama has helped develop leading-edge innovations for the care of his patients. Among his many contributions is the Coumadin Care Center, which Roche Diagnostics designated as an exemplary Coumadin maintenance facility. The clinic earned the coveted 2003 DREAM Award for outstanding care—a first-time honor for cardiology clinics in the New York metropolitan area. He is certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology.
Dr. Slama has been featured in the Castle Connolly "Top Doctors in Cardiology for the New York Metropolitan Area,"Castle Connolly "America's Top Doctors,"and New Jersey Monthly' "Top Doctors" listings. His Castle Connolly listings have been reprinted in US News and World Report, New York Magazine, and Inside Jersey. The Consumer Research Council of America lists Dr. Slama in "America's Top Cardiologists." He has been an investigator for several studies in cardiology. Dr. Slama is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Health & Lifemagazine.
A resident of Summit since 1980, Dr. Slama has two grown children. He enjoys a round of golf or a David McCullough biography in his spare time.