Professor Pierre Atallah, MD, FACC, FSCCT

Dr. Atallah

Professor Pierre Atallah, MD, FACC, FSCCT

Chairman & Founder, Rochester Medical Center

Clinical Professor, Wayne State University, School of Medicine

Director, Coronary CT Angiography, Harper University Hospital, DMC 2005-2008


M.D., Faculty of Medicine,

St. Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon

Advanced Training

Internship at Receiving Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University.

Residency in medicine and Fellowship in Cardiology at William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, Michigan.


BLS, ACLS Certification
Arterial Line Certified
Intra-aortic Balloon Counterpulsation

Board Certification

Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate American Board of Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate Board Certification in Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Academic Stature

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University, School of Medicine.


Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
Fellow of the American College of Angiology

Staff Privileges

William Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak and Troy, Michigan
Harper University Hospital, DMC, Detroit, Michigan
Crittenton Hospital, Rochester, Michigan 1976-2011


Started practice in 1976 at 2370 Walton Boulevard in Rochester Hills, Michigan.
Expanded to 610 North Main Street in 1986, founding The Atallah Heart Center.
In 1991, started The Rochester Medical Center.

Positions (Previously Held)

Chief Section of Cardiology

Crittenton Hospital

Chief Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Crittenton Hospital

President, American Heart Association

Rochester Chapter

Medical Director, Cardiac Computed Tomography

Harper University Hospital

Honors – Awards

Due to the difference between the French and American systems of Education explanation of terms is provided.


Baccalaureate de Sciences Experimentales

A National examination required of all graduating seniors. Certification awarded to the highest-ranking student in the country. Conferred by the Government of France, Department of Education.

Laureat de Chimie
Laureat d’ Anatomie
Laureat de Microbiologie

An annual University honors competition in the basic sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Microbiology. This written competition is open to students, graduates and faculty members. There is only one award (Laurent) offered in each category presented for outstanding achievement demonstrated by the highest scoring entrant.

Dissecteur d’Anatomie

An annual University honors competition examination for teacher of Dissection. First student in history of University to hold faculty position.

Externship awarded to Hotel-Dieu University Hospital.

At the completion of the third year of medical school the top fifteen students are awarded “Externship” status. These students practice on patients in the University Hospital. The remainder of the medical class will not have the opportunity to treat patients until their fifth medical year, and that will be outside of the University setting in private hospitals and clinics. Only those with Extern status will be able to compete, in their fifth medical year for the title and position of “interne.”

Major d’Internat

A ten day oral, written and practice examination is held for the fifteen Externs. The first five place winners are awarded the position of “interne”, and continue their private studies at the French Faculty of the Medicine. The remaining students must go into private hospitals. The first place winner is awarded the title of Major d’Internat, and is responsible for supervising the work of the externs and interns in the University program.

Awarded a three-year, full scholarship at the Sorbonne, University of Paris

For post-graduate specialization

Resident Teacher of the Year Award

By the vote of the intern and resident physicians at William Beaumont Hospital.

Chief Fellow

Elected by Cardiology fellows, William Beaumont Hospital.

President of American Heart Association

Greater Rochester division.


French, English and Arabic

Personal Interests

Information Technology, Networking and Social Media
Architectural Design, Building and Landscaping
Classical Music

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