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photo Jeff D. Krackow, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: krackowjd@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-367-8202

Contact
Office: 9365 McKnight Road
S-700
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
 
Phone: 412-367-8202
Fax: 412-367-9380
E-mail: krackowjd@upmc.edu
Education and Training
Education
BA, University of Michigan, 1992
MD, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2003
Training
Internal Medicine Residency, Temple University Hospital, 2006
Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2010
Clinical Interest
Clinical interests span a wide array of cardiovascular issues in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

General areas of interest include: the evaluation and management of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, and hypertension. Specific interests include the application of advanced cardiac ultrasound, as well as cardiac stress testing.

Educational and clinical focus includes performing and interpreting transthoracic echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography with 4-dimensional imaging and advanced analysis techniques. Particular interests also include the evaluation and treatment of cholesterol disorders and a comprehensive approach to preventive cardiology and the assessment of cardiovascular risk.

Board certification: Cardiovascular Disease (American Board of Internal Medicine). Echocardiography (National Board of Echocardiography). Nuclear Cardiology (Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology).
Educational Interest
Active involvement in the education of cardiology trainees in various aspects of cardiac ultrasound. Participation as an instructor in the education of internal medicine residents during cardiology rotations.