Liviu Klein, MD, MS
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||505 Parnassus Avenue|
San Francisco CA 94117
|Carol Davila School of Medicine||MD ||Medicine||1999|
|Northwestern University||MSCI||Graduate School||2005|
|University Hospital Bucharest||Resident||Internal Medicine||2000|
|Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center||Resident||Internal Medicine||2003|
|Northwestern University||Fellow||Cardiovascular Epidemiology||2005|
|Northwestern Memorial Hospital||Fellow||Cardiovascular Disease||2007|
|Northwestern Memorial Hospital||Fellow||Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation||2008|
|Northwestern Memorial Hospital||Fellow||Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology||2009|
|University of California San Francisco||2013||Cardiology Faculty Teaching Award|
|Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine||2009||Larry Jameson Research Award|
|Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center||2003||Outstanding Senior Resident Award|
|International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps||2016||Sezai Award|
My clinical interests are heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias in patients with heart failure. Having advanced training in both heart failure and electrophysiology, I practice an integrated approach in treating patients with heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias. I am also interested in cardiac recovery using electrical (i.e. cardiac resynchronization) and mechanical (i.e. ventricular assist devices) therapies. I treat patients across the heart failure spectrum, from early diagnosis to heart transplantation.
My research is aimed at understanding the epidemiology of heart failure in women and sudden cardiac death in women with heart failure. In addition, I am developing new diagnostic sensors and therapeutic devices for patients with cardiovascular disease, including patients with heart failure.
Ventricular assist devices, extracorporeal life support, cardiac resynchronization therapy, implantable hemodynamics monitors, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, heart transplantation, novel heart failure sensors, sudden death.
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