Dr. Krzysztof Drzymalski, FACC, FSCAI, 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.

Since joining Capital Cardiology, Dr. Drzymalski started the first dedicated Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) program in the Capital District. He has dedicated a significant portion of his career to advancing options for patients with severe coronary disease who otherwise did not have many options.

Dr. Drzymalski believes in the importance of up-to-date technology and medical care. He continues to advance his medical knowledge by attending conferences regularly to give patients the best-advanced care possible.

Dr. Drzymalski is Director of CCA’s Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO) program.


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