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Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh
BST E1240
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
Fax: 412-648-5980

John Gorcsan III, MD

 

John Gorcsan MD

 

John Gorcsan III, MD

Professor of Medicine,
Division of Cardiology

Director of Echocardiography

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Scaife Hall, Room 564
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412-647-6570
Fax: 412-647-0568
Email: gorcsanj@upmc.edu

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Bio

Dr. Gorcsan is a tenured Professor of Medicine whose research focus in is quantifying cardiac function using new echocardiographic imaging technologies with a special interest in heart failure patients, where he has published numerous original research articles in the scientific literature. He was Chairman of the American Society of Echocardiography National Scientific Sessions for 2004, and Chairman, American Society of Echocardiography Research Committee. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and has served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. Dr. Gorcsan serves on a National Institutes of Health study section for the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Dr. Gorcsan’s research is supported by the United States National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association and the American Society of Echocardiography as Principal Investigator.

Education and Training

BA, Lehigh University, 1979

MD, Penn State Hershey Medical School, 1983

Residency, Internal Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, 1986

Cardiology Fellowship, Geisinger Medical Center, 1988

Research Fellowship Cardiology, Medical College of Virginia, 1989

Areas of Specialization

Echocardiography

Ventricular Function and Mechanics

Pacing Therapy