MD, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, 2003 - 2007
MA, University Of Scranton, 1997 - 1998
BS, University Of Scranton, 1993 - 1997
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplantation, 2013 - 2014
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Cardiology, 2010 - 2013
- Internship & Residency
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2007 - 2010
- Board Certifications
Adv Heart Failure & Trans Surgery - Certified, 2014
American Board Of Internal Medicine - Certified, 2010
Board Certified, Subspeciality Echocardiography - Certified, 2012
Subspecialty Board Of Cardiovascular Disease - Certified, 2013
Get to Know Me
What are some of the specific conditions you treat?
Advanced heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, women’s heart issues.
What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?
When caring for patients with heart conditions, I use a holistic approach. I look at each patient as an individual and target treatments to each patient's individual needs.
Describe some of your professional highlights.
I’m a member of the Outpatient Transitional Care team. The Outpatient Transitional Care program helps facilitate the transition from hospital to home and strives to prevent hospital readmission for patients with heart failure. I’ve also been involved in several clinical research trials.
Publications & Research
Conceptual Model for Heart Failure Disease Management
Canadian Journal of Cardiology
CardioMEMs post-approval study
A longitudinal registry study evaluating the outcomes in patients using the CardioMEMs system.
Conceptual Framework and Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) Strategy for Acute Decompensated
A longitudinal trial analyzing the perceptions and outcomes of patient with heart failure.
A multicenter, randomized control trial evaluating the effects of tolvaptan vs. placebo in patients with acute decompensated heart failure.
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