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Alexander Kulik

Alexander Kulik, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FAHA, FACC

Lynn Heart and Vascular Institute, Boca Raton Regional Hospital
801 Meadows Road, Suite 104
Boca Raton, FL  33486
United States
1 561 955-6300
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Queens University (BSc 1998)
University of Toronto (MD 2002)
Harvard University (MPH 2007)
University of Ottawa Heart Institute (Cardiac Surgery Residency 2002-2008)
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (Cardiac Surgery 2008)
Missouri Baptist Medical Center (Aortic Surgery Fellowship 2008-2009)
Arizona Heart Institute (Endovascular Surgery Fellowship 2009)

Other Interests

Clinical Research
Endovascular Surgery
Aortic Surgery


Kulik A, Brookhart MA, Levin R, Ruel M, Solomon DH, Choudhry NK.  Impact of early statin use on outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Circulation 2008;118:1785-92.

Kulik A, Le May MR, Voisine P, Tardif JC, DeLarochelliere R, Naidoo S, Wells GA, Mesana TG, Ruel M.  Aspirin plus clopidogrel versus aspirin alone after coronary artery bypass grafting: the CASCADE trial.  Circulation 2010;122:2680-7.

Kulik A, Desai NR, Shrank WH, Antman EM, Glynn RJ, Levin R, Choudhry NK.  Full prescription coverage versus usual prescription coverage after coronary artery bypass graft surgery for recent myocardial infarction: analysis from the MI FREEE randomized trial.  Circulation 2013;128:S219-225.

Kulik A, Ruel M, Jneid H, Ferguson TB, Hiratzka LF, Ikonomidis JS, Lopez-Jimenez F, McNallan SM, Patel M, Roger VL, Sellke FW, Sica DA, Zimmerman L.  Secondary prevention after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.  Circulation 2015:131:927-64.

Greenstein D, Beau J, Gottlieb G, Teller D, Kulik A.  Topical amiodarone during cardiac surgery: does epicardial application of amiodarone prevent postoperative atrial fibrillation?  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017;154:886-92.

Kulik A, Abreu AM, Boronat V, Ruel, M.  Intensive versus moderate atorvastatin therapy and one-year graft patency after CABG: rationale and design of the ACTIVE (aggressive cholesterol therapy to inhibit vein graft events) randomized controlled trial (NCT01528709).  Contemp Clin Trials 2017;59:98-104.

Kulik A, Abreu AM, Boronat V, Kouchoukos NT, Ruel, M.  Impact of ticagrelor versus aspirin on graft patency after CABG: rationale and design of the TARGET (ticagrelor antiplatelet therapy to reduce graft events and thrombosis) randomized controlled trial (NCT02053909).

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Aorta
  • Cardiac
  • Professional Affairs
  • Coronary disease
  • Endovascular
  • Basic science
  • Valve disease