Dr. Krzysztof Drzymalski, FACC grew up in Niskayuna, NY. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Siena College with double degrees in Biology and Spanish. While at Siena College, he studied abroad at the Universidad De Deusto (Spain) and the Academy of Foreign Language Study (China). He completed a prestigious combined 8-year BA/MD program in Science, Humanities, and Medicine with Siena/Albany Medical College. He attended Albany Medical College to complete his Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Drzymalski’s post graduate training was an Internal Medicine Residency at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (Burlington, Massachusetts). In 2015, he was awarded the Lahey Clinic Foundation Award for Excellence in Medical School Teaching, sponsored by TUFTS Medical School. He returned to Albany for his fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine and subsequently another year of additional training in Interventional Cardiology. Dr. DeLago was his program director for his training in coronary intervention and structural heart disease.
Dr. Drzymalski has been active in academic medicine having taught cardiology topics to Internal Medicine Residents at Albany Med. He has also taught on TAVR fundamentals and structural heart disease. Dr. Drzymalski joined Capital Cardiology Associates in the summer of 2019. He is also fluent in Polish and Spanish.
Specialties: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Hospital Affiliations: St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany Medical Center, Samaritan Hospital
Medical Degree: Albany Medical College
Fellowship: Albany Medical Center
Heart Failure affects 5.7 million Americans. NewsChannel 13’s Benita Zahn talks with Dr. Krzysztof Drzymalski about what it means, the different types, and important warning signs you should be aware of.