Robert Kayser, MD, FACC, FSCAI earned his BS in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY and was commissioned a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force in 1989. He spent the next three years as an explosive ordinance disposal officer with duty stations across the country, and on a tour of duty in Saudi Arabia during Desert Storm. In 1992, he returned to upstate New York, where he worked as a paramedic and earned an MBA in health systems administration from Union College in Schenectady, NY. He graduated AOA from New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ in 2001. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Virginia and his general and interventional cardiology fellowships at Virginia Commonwealth University. He then joined Change of Heart Cardiology, LLC and has been on staff at CentraState since 2008, where he chairs the Division on Endovascular Interventions. He is a clinical assistant professor of medicine with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, and is board certified in internal medicine, general cardiology, nuclear cardiology, cardiac computed tomography, and interventional cardiology.