Dr. Garami obtained his medical degree from the University of Debrecen. He has a clinical background in Radiology and is EU board certified in that specialty. He has also received further specialization in intracranial ultrasound in Europe and the United States. In recent years, Dr. Garami has become a nationally and internationally recognized leader in transcranial Doppler (TCD). He is the Medical Director of the Vascular Ultrasound Lab, Houston DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Garami’s research focuses on understanding and treating intracranial flow disturbances that cause stroke. He has numerous publications on the monitoring of the cerebral vasculature during vascular procedures such as coronary artery bypass grafting, and carotid artery surgery. His current studies aim to reveal critical patterns of distal intracranial embolization in LVAD patients, TAVR and CAS/CEA cases. Dr. Garami has served the HMAA as BOD Member, Chair of the Fellowship Committee and President-Elect in 2020-2022. He is responsible for establishing the student exchange program in Houston, TX and has played an active role in organizing the student exchange program. He became President of the HMAA in 2022.