Born in Sibiu, Romania, Dr. Barb received his Medical degree from University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Tirgu-Mures, Romania. Dr. Barb was ranked 1 out of 360 in Medical School going on to complete his Residency and Fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Barb board certifications include Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology. His areas of clinical interest include valvular heart disease, mitral valve disease, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), invasive and non-invasive Peripheral Vascular Disease testing and Clinical Hypertension. Dr. Barb is an ASH Certified Hypertension Specialist and he joined The Cardiac & Vascular Institute in 2014.