Robert L Carhart Jr, MD, 315 464-9572

Robert L Carhart Jr, MD
Appointed 02/28/90
Women's Health Network
5TH FL Upstate Health Care Center
90 Presidential Plaza
Syracuse, NY 13202

315 464-9572

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Cardiology
  • Medicine - Community Campus: Cardiology
  • Upstate Comprehensive Stroke Center: Cardiology
  • Upstate Heart and Vascular Center: Cardiology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Medicine


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1997, Cardiology
  • Residency: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1994, Chief Resident
  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1990

Clinical Interests

  • Heart Failure, Valvular Heart Disease, General Cardiology

Education Interests

  • Director of Cardiology Fellowship Program

Research Interests

  • Cardiac rehabilitation; Cardiac ischemia; Aggressive medical therapy; Congestive Heart Failure

Clinical Trials

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. / A prospective Randomised, open label, blinded endpoint (PROBE) study to Evaluate DUAL antithrombotic therapy with dabigatran etexilate (110mg and 150mg b.i.d.) plus clopidogrel or ticagrelor vs. triple therapy strategy with warfarin (INR 2.0 – 3.0) plus clopidogrel or ticagrelor and aspirin in patients with non valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) that have undergone a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stenting (RE-DUAL PCI)
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Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Angina
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain (Heart Related)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetes and Heart Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Infection
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Palpitations
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia or PSVT
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Sudden Cardiac Death, Family History of
  • Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)


  • Adults


  • Blood Tests to Determine Risk of Coronary Artery Disease
  • Cardioversion
  • Chest Pain Treatment
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Electrocardiograph Tests (EKG)
  • Exercise Stress Echocardiogram
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Heart Ultrasounds
  • Outpatient Therapy and Medication Management
  • Physical Examination for Heart & Vascular Disorders
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE)
  • Ultrasound Tests - Heart and Vascular


  • Heart Failure Society of America
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • American College of Cardiology (ACC), Fellow
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • American Heart Association (AHA)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • VA Medical Center

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

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