Georg Couturier, M.D. FACC

Georg Couturier, M.D. FACC

Georg Couturier, M.D. FACC

Dr. Couturier's Hours

Sunday Closed

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday Closed

Dr. Georg Couturier is the founding cardiologist of Village Heart & Vein Center and he combines an international perspective—he was educated in Homburg, Germany—with a commitment to excellence formed as a Cardiology Fellow and Resident at the prestigious Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC, New York. He is a strong proponent of patients’ rights and a strict adherent to best medical practices. He is also a firm believer in constantly upgrading technologies, equipment and treatment protocols to give his patients the very best outcomes possible.

Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease by The American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Registry Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Society for Cardiac Computed Tomography
  • NASPE/Heart Rhythm Society
Fellowships
  • The University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Echocardiography

Echocardiography

Transthoracic, Transesophageal and Stress-Echocardiography
  • Board Certification by American Society for Echocardiography/ASE
  • Stress-echocardiography for New York Knicks, seasons 2002-03 and 2003-04
  • Over 1000 transesophageal echocardiographies
Nuclear Cardiology

Nuclear Cardiology:

Radiation Safety Officer
  • Board Certification by American Society for Nuclear Cardiology/ASNC
Vascular Duplex Imaging

Vascular Duplex Imaging:

Carotid, renal, peripheral venous and arterial studies
  • Registered Vascular Technician certification (RVT) ARDMS
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) ARDMS
  • Publication with Valentine Fuster at Mount Sinai, NY
Cardiac CT

Cardiac CT:

Attending at Inner Imaging Electron Beam CT in Manhattan with Harvey Hecht in 2002-2003
  • Board Certification in Cardiac Computed Tomography/CBCCT
  • Founding member of Society of Cardiac Computer Tomography (Level II accreditation)
  • Mini-Fellowship with Stephan Achenbach, President of SCCT 08/2006
  • Publication with Stephan Achenbach and MGH/Boston
Pacermaker/ICD

Pacermaker/ICD:

Over 300 Implantations of pacemaker, AICD, CRT-devices
  • Completion of alternative pathway for ICD/CRT implantation
  • 5 review courses including Heart Rhythm Society Review course, Miami 05/2006, NASPExam/HRS 05/2006
Invasive Cardiology

Invasive Cardiology:

over 2500 left and right heart catheterization, carotid, renal and peripheral angiography, IABP, pericardiocentesis
  • Medical Thesis on invasive treatment of acute myocardial infarction
  • Publication Isolated CX- Disease with Paul Schweitzer
Coronary & Peripheral Intervention

Coronary & Peripheral Interventions:

Over 200 coronary and 50 peripheral interventions in New Orleans
  • ACC Interventional Board Review Course, Atlanta 08/2005
  • Ochsner Peripheral Intervention Review Course “All about Jazz”, New Orleans 04/2004
  • Privileges at Chalmette Medical Center, 9001 Patricia St. Chalmette, LA 70044
  • Pendleton Memorial Methodist Hospital, 5620 Read Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70127

Hospital Affiliations

Our physicians and ARNPs enjoy practice privileges at all of the major medical centers and hospitals in our Central Florida area:
  • Leesburg Regional Medical Center
  • The Villages Regional Hospital
  • Monroe Regional Medical Center
  • Ocala Regional Medical Center
  • West Marion Medical Hospital
For specific details as they relate to your physician, all you have to do is ask.

Dr. Couturier has published the following:

  • “The History of Electrocardiology”
    P. Schweitzer and G. Couturier,
    Annals of Noninvasive Electrophysiology, Vol 6, Nr 3 July 2001, P. 243-245
  • “Isolated Left Circumflex Coronary Artery Disease”
    G. Couturier, A. Kasatkin, J. Fox, D.Misra and P.Schweitzer
    International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2003 P. 325-327; and oral presentation at XXX International Congress in Electrocardiography in Helsinki, Finland 06/2003,
    Winner of Young Investigator Award by SIEMENS-International
  • “Relation Between Coronary Calcium and 10-Year Risk Scores in Primary Prevention Patients”
    S. Achenbach, A. Nomayo, G. Couturier, D. Ropers, K. Pohle, C. Schlundt, A. Schmermund, T. Matarazzo, U. Hoffmann, W.Daniel and T.Killip
    The American Journal of Cardiology 2003; 92: 1471-1475
  • “Correlation Between Coronary Artery Disease and Aortic Arch Plaque Thickness measured by Non-Invasive B-Mode Ultrasonography”
    G. Couturier, A. Voustaniouk, J Weinberger and Valentin Fuster
    Atherosclerosis 2006 Mar; 185 (1) 159-64

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