Welcome to the Iowa Chapter of the ACC

ACC Iowa Chapter President | Governor

Nicholas W. Shammas, MD, MS, EJD, FACC, FSCAI, FICA

Dr. Shammas began his 2017-2020 three-year term as the Iowa Chapter President/Governor in March, 2017. He is an interventional cardiologist with Cardiovascular Medicine, P.C. in Davenport, Iowa and an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He is also the founder and Research Director of the Midwest Cardiovascular Research Foundation, a non-profit foundation dedicated to cardiovascular clinical research and education. Dr. Shammas was accepted as a member of the ACCPAC Council of Advisors in July, 2017 and will serve through March 2020. He has has served on the Iowa Chapter's Strategic Council since July, 2012.


Contact Information:
Cardiovascular Medicine
1236 E Rusholme St #300
Davenport, IA 52803
Phone: 563-386-8112 | Email: Shammas@mchsi.com

Please contact Dr. Shammas with any questions or concerns regarding American College of Cardiology or Iowa Chapter.  

Present & Previous ACC Iowa Chapter Presidents | Governors

1966-1969 Allen G. Fleter, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1969-1972 Donald L. Warkentin, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1972-1975 Ronald M. Lauer, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1975-1978 Richard E. Kerber, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1978-1981 Richard M. Schieken, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1981-1984 Donald B. Doty, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1984-1987 Melvin L. Marcus, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1987-1990 David J. Skorton, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1990-1993 Michael G. Kienzle, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1993-1996 Michael D. Winniford, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1996-1999 Philip A. Habak, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1999-2002 James R. Hopson, M.D., F.A.C.C.

2002-2003 Kevin C. Dellsperger, M.D., F.A.C.C.

2003-2005 Dinesh H. Jagasia, M.B.B.S., F.A.C.C.

2005-2008 Blair W. Foreman, M.D., F.A.C.C.

2008-2011 Craig B. Clark, M.D., F.A.C.C.

2011-2014 Nidal Harb, M.D., F.A.C.C.

2014-2017 Kelly Ann Light-McGroary, M.D., F.A.C.C.

2017-2020 Nicolas W. Shammas, MD, MS, EJD, FACC, FSCAI, FICA

2020-2023 Mahi L. Ashwath, MD, FACC, FASE