Jan M. Sloves RVT, RCS, FASE

Cell: 917-647-9256   |  Email: vascularultrasound@yahoo.com    |   New York, NY

Director of Cardiovascular Imaging and Vascular Ultrasound Education

A highly experienced Director of Cardiovascular Imaging and Vascular Ultrasound Education with over two decades of expertise in performing comprehensive arterial and venous ultrasound exams, providing interventional guidance, and educating cardiology fellows. Proven leader in managing vascular imaging programs, securing laboratory accreditations, and advancing research in vascular ultrasound.

 

Core Competencies

  • Vascular Ultrasound Imaging
  • Arterial and Venous Duplex Studies
  • Interventional Ultrasound Guidance
  • Cardiology Fellow Education
  • Vascular Laboratory Accreditation
  • Staff Management and Leadership
  • Patient Medical Record Review
  • Diagnostic Report Generation
  • Vein Mapping and Reflux Disease Pathway Illustration
  • Community Health Screening Events
  • Marketing and Business Development
  • Clinical Research and Investigation
  • Advanced Diagnostic Techniques
  • Peripheral Venous and Arterial Interventions
  • Comprehensive Head-to-Toe Vascular Imaging
  • Public Speaking

Professional Experience

Mount Sinai Heart, New York, NY - Director of Vascular Imaging and Vascular Ultrasound Education for the Cardiology Fellowship Program (09-2016 - 06-2024)

Position Overview:

  • Direct and manage vascular ultrasound imaging program in 3 locations: Union Square NYC, Green Point Brooklyn and 373 Park Avenue South
  • Proficient in performing arterial and venous vascular ultrasound exams head-to-toe imaging
  • Provide interventional cardiologists with ultrasound guidance during thermal and non-thermal vein ablation procedures
  • Provide duplex ultrasound vessel access and guidance during peripheral deep venous and arterial interventions in the Cath lab
  • Teach and provide cardiology fellows with hands-on vascular ultrasound scanning during their imaging rotations
  • Provide weekly cardiology fellow didactic vascular ultrasound imaging lectures, case studies and board review for the ARDMS Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation examination (RPVI)
  • Manage vascular staff sonographers
  • Initiated, lead and maintained vascular laboratory accreditations
  • Organize and participate in vein screening events
  • Partner with department leadership and assist in marketing and new business development
  • Review patient’s medical record prior to each vascular study to help identify their pertinent history, signs and symptoms of disease
  • Generate preliminary reports for physician final interpretation and appropriate codes for billing
  • Create vein map diagrams that illustrates the pathway of reflux disease
  • Actively involved in ongoing research (investigator – sub-investigator)

Vascular ultrasound testing clinical proficiencies include                                 

  • Perform deep and superficial venous duplex mapping exams in the reverse Trendelenburg and standing positions to determine patency, obstruction & reflux   
  • Perform iliocaval duplex to identify acute DVT, fibrosis, occlusion, compression by the overlying artery, recanalization and extrinsic mass compression
  • Perform full pelvic venous disorders exams for renal vein compression, ovarian vein reflux, pelvic varices
  • Perform venous stent surveillance studies
  • Perform pre and post procedure endovenous ablation duplex studies
  • Perform visceral arterial duplex studies to evaluate the aorta-iliac for AAA and EVAR, renal and mesenteric arteries for stenosis and fibromuscular dysplasia,
  • Carotid duplex evaluation for plaque characterization, stenosis, occlusion, post stenting & endarterectomy follow up, other carotid pathologies and disorders
  • Lower extremity arterial duplex mapping for the claudication and chronic limb ischemia      
  • Lower extremity arterial duplex post atherectomy, angioplasty, stenting and bypass graft surveillance
  • Non-imaging PVR and ABI arterial exams with and without exercise 
  • Upper extremity arterial and venous duplex studies
  • Transcranial duplex imaging
New York Cardiovascular Associates (NYCVA) - Technical Director of Cardiac and Vascular Ultrasound, (October 2005- September 2016)

Overview: responsibilities included performing cardiac and vascular ultrasound studies, managing a department that consisted of eight staff cardiovascular sonographers and maintaining IAC echo and vascular laboratory accreditations, organizing and running vein screening events, and assisting in marketing and new business development, cardiology fellow’s vascular ultrasound rotations. 

     Gramercy Park Cardiology, New City York, New York

     Technical Director of Cardiac and Vascular Ultrasound, (1999-2005)

                                                     

  Maklansky, M.D. Kurzban, M.D., New York Medical Imaging Radiology Practice

  New York City, New York

  Technical Director Vascular Lab, (1996-1997)

    Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery, New York City, NY

    Vascular Technologist, (1994-1996)

Moderator and Speaker at International Vein Congress and Veith Symposium Sessions on Advanced Venous and Arterial Ultrasound Imaging Techniques

Advanced Venous and Arterial Ultrasound Imaging Techniques

Superficial and Deep Vein Ultrasound: Live 2-Hour Afternoon Scanning Session. Participant’s Scanned Patients with Varying levels of Deep and Superficial Venous Disease.

International Vein Congress Symposium April 20th, 2024

Panelist “Top 5 Basic Ultrasound Concepts in Pelvic Imaging

 

International Vein Congress Symposium: Miami Beach FL, April 18th, 2024

Deep Vein Ultrasound: Live Interactive 1.5-Hour Morning Session.

Patient Scanning with a Focus on the Step-By-Step Approach to Imaging the Iliocaval Outflow Tract, Protocol, Image Optimization, Case Discussion.  
               

International Vein Congress Symposium: April 19th, 2024

Panelist, “Iliocaval Duplex Ultrasound With Image Optimization”   


Veith Symposium, New York, November 22, 2023

Live interactive 1.5 Hour Morning Session. Patient Scanning with a Focus on the Pre-Duplex Evaluation to the Treatment Plan. International Vein Congress Symposium: Miami Beach FL, April 18th, 2024

Panelist, Lower Extremity Venous Anatomy and Pathophysiology,     Ultrasound Techniques, Live Scanning Demonstration and Participant Hand-On Scanning,                          

Tampa Florida, August 5th and 6th 2022, Sponsored by BD Bard Peripheral Intervention Vein Close Event

Publications: 

Current Diagnostic Strategies for Superficial Venous Insufficiency

By Christopher Montoya MD, Jan M Sloves RVT, RCS, FASE, Jose I. Almeida MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT

Endovascular Today (March 2024)

Ankit R. Shah MD, Jan M. Sloves RVT, RCS, FASE, James Wilentz MD      Philips Ultrasound White Paper Case Study, (November 2023)

Ankit R. Shah MD, Jan M. Sloves RVT, RCS, FASE, Philips Ultrasound White Paper Case Study, (April 2023)

Ankit R. Shah MD, Jan M. Sloves RVT, RCS, FASE, Philips Ultrasound White Paper Case Study, (April 2023)

Chapter 4, Jan M. Sloves RVT, RCS, FASE

Venous Ultrasound Practical Phlebology 2nd Edition CRC Press (2020) 

To access full list of publications  Jan Sloves List

Research: 

RESEARCH LIBERTY 360°

Prospective, Observational, Multi-Center Clinical Study to Evaluate Acute and Long Term Clinical and Economic Outcomes of Endovascular Device Intervention in Patients with Distal Outflow Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)  Cardiovascular Systems Inc,VasCore, Lutonix Inc.(2014-2016)Sub-Investigator

Sponsor for DANCE: Mercato Medical Systems (2014-present) Sub-Investigator

Carotid Artery Screening Study, Research and Development Division, (NYC) Principal Investigator (2013-2014)

Performed transducer and pre-set system optimization and with marketing images, Principal Investigator for 2014 release

✔️ Pre-release evaluation of vascular system software, transducer and pre-set optimization and with marketing images, Principal Investigator, Phillips Health Care, Cardiovascular Ultrasound Division, (2013)

Principal Investigator, Philips Health Care, Research & Development Division (2012-2013)

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Certifications, Licensure

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) Registered Vascular Technologist, RVT, Registry ID# 43706, active status since 1997
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Certification
Cardiac Credentialing International, Registered Cardiac Sonographer RCS Registry ID# 27749, active status since 2008
Cardiac Credentialing International, Registered Cardiac Sonographer RCS
Certification
American Heart Association, CPR and AED Certification, 10-2022 – 10-2024
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Certification
Society of Vascular Ultrasound since 1994
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Certification
American Society of Echocardiography, “Fellow Award” in recognition for mentoring vascular ultrasound students and cardiology fellows” 2010
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Certification
Ultrasound Diagnostic School Medical Ultrasound Program General and Vascular Ultrasound Sonography Mineola, New York, Certificate
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Certification

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