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    Enrique L. Ostrzega, MD

    TitleAssociate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Educational Scholar)
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    AddressGNH Ct C4j107
    Off Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9318
    Phone+1 323 409 8672
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      Dr. Enrique L. Ostrzega graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, School of Medicine, Cordoba, Argentina in 1973. He then went on to complete three fellowships in cardiology, the first at Ichilov Hospital, the second at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and the third at LAC+USC Medical Center. He works in Los Angeles, CA and specializes in Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Ostrzega is affiliated with Keck Medical Center Of USC and LAC USC Medical Center. He speaks English and Spanish.

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      Colegio Nacional1966Gold Medal Award
      Universidad Nacional de Cordoba1969Editorial Interamericana, School of Medicine Award
      Department of Medicine, USC1994Attending Staff Award, Chief Residents Choice Award
      Department of Medicine, USC1996Best Attending of the Year, Gold Firm
      Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors1998Citation Awarded for Services
      Keck School of Medicine of USC1998  - 1999Outstanding Elective Clerkship
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2000  - 2001Outstanding Teacher Year IV
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2003  - 2004Outstanding Elective Clerkship
      The Larry King Cardiac Foundation2006Physician Laureate Award
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2006  - 2007Outstanding Teacher Year IV
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2010Faculty Teaching Incentive Award
      Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, USC2010Golden Apple Award
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2010  - 2011Outstanding Teacher Year II
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2011Master Teacher Award
      Department of Medicine, USC2012  - 2013Best Sub-Specialist of the Year Award
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2013  - 2014Outstanding Teacher Year II
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2013  - 2014Outstanding Teacher Year III
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2013  - 2014Outstanding Teacher Year IV
      Department of Medicine, USC 2014  - 2015Best Sub-Specialist of the Year Award

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      1. Puri P, Sarma R, Ostrzega E, Varadarajan P, Pai RG. Massive posterior mitral annular calcification causing dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction: mechanism and management implications. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2005 Oct; 18(10):1106. PMID: 16198892.
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      2. Yaghoubian B, Ngo B, Mak M, Ostrzega E, Tesoro J, Mitani GH. Warfarin-induced leukocytoclastic vasculitis. Cutis. 2005 Jun; 75(6):329-38. PMID: 16047871.
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      3. Shotan A, Ostrzega E, Mehra A, Johnson JV, Elkayam U. Incidence of arrhythmias in normal pregnancy and relation to palpitations, dizziness, and syncope. Am J Cardiol. 1997 Apr 15; 79(8):1061-4. PMID: 9114764.
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      4. Mehra A, Shotan A, Ostrzega E, Vasquez-Johnson J, Elkayam U. Escalating nitrate dose overcomes early attenuation of hemodynamic effect caused by nitrate tolerance in patients with heart failure. Am Heart J. 1995 Oct; 130(4):798-805. PMID: 7572589.
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      5. Elkayam U, Ostrzega E, Shotan A, Mehra A. Cardiovascular problems in pregnant women with the Marfan syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 1995 Jul 15; 123(2):117-22. PMID: 7778824.
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      6. Mehra A, Shotan A, Ostrzega E, Hsueh W, Vasquez-Johnson J, Elkayam U. Potentiation of isosorbide dinitrate effects with N-acetylcysteine in patients with chronic heart failure. Circulation. 1994 Jun; 89(6):2595-600. PMID: 8205670.
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      7. Shotan A, Mehra A, Ostrzega E, Hsueh W, Do YS, Fisher DA, Hurst A, Johnson JV, Elkayam U. Plasma cyclic guanosine monophosphate in chronic heart failure: hemodynamic and neurohormonal correlations and response to nitrate therapy. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1993 Dec; 54(6):638-44. PMID: 7903916.
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      8. Elkayam U, Shotan A, Mehra A, Ostrzega E. Calcium channel blockers in heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1993 Oct; 22(4 Suppl A):139A-144A. PMID: 8376684.
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      9. Mehra A, Ostrzega E, Shotan A, Johnson JV, Elkayam U. Persistent hemodynamic improvement with short-term nitrate therapy in patients with chronic congestive heart failure already treated with captopril. Am J Cardiol. 1992 Nov 15; 70(15):1310-4. PMID: 1442583.
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      10. Elkayam U, Mehra A, Shotan A, Ostrzega E. Nitrate resistance and tolerance: potential limitations in the treatment of congestive heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 1992 Sep 24; 70(8):98B-104B. PMID: 1529933.
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      11. Elkayam U, Roth A, Mehra A, Ostrzega E, Shotan A, Kulick D, Jamison M, Johnston JV, Rahimtoola SH. Randomized study to evaluate the relation between oral isosorbide dinitrate dosing interval and the development of early tolerance to its effect on left ventricular filling pressure in patients with chronic heart failure. Circulation. 1991 Nov; 84(5):2040-8. PMID: 1934379.
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      12. Chouraqui P, Maddahi J, Ostrzega E, Van Train K, Charuzi Y, Prigent F, Berman DS. Quantitative exercise thallium-201 rotational tomography for evaluation of patients with prior myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 1990 Jul 15; 66(2):151-7. PMID: 2196773.
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      13. Maddahi J, Van Train K, Prigent F, Garcia EV, Friedman J, Ostrzega E, Berman D. Quantitative single photon emission computed thallium-201 tomography for detection and localization of coronary artery disease: optimization and prospective validation of a new technique. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1989 Dec; 14(7):1689-99. PMID: 2584558.
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      14. Ostrzega E, Maddahi J, Honma H, Crues JV, Resser KJ, Charuzi Y, Berman DS. Quantification of left ventricular myocardial mass in humans by nuclear magnetic resonance imaging. Am Heart J. 1989 Feb; 117(2):444-52. PMID: 2916415.
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      15. Sasaki H, Charuzi Y, Sugiki Y, Honma H, Ostrzega E. Paradoxical motion of the posterior left ventricular wall seen in healthy subjects in the upright position. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1988 Nov-Dec; 1(6):406-9. PMID: 3272791.
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      16. Belhassen B, Keren G, Ostrzega E, Copperman I, Laniado S. Ventricular tachycardia induced by slow ventricular pacing. Isr J Med Sci. 1984 Dec; 20(12):1177-82. PMID: 6519950.
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      17. Ostrzega E, Miller HI, Iakirevitch V, Vidne B. Surgically created aorta-coronary vein fistula. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1983 Jan; 85(1):143-5. PMID: 6600280.
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      18. Belhassen B, Shapira I, Rotmensch HH, Miller HI, Ostrzega E, Braun S, Amikam S, Laniado S. [Repolarization abnormalities during normal conduction in intermittent left bundle branch block]. Harefuah. 1982 Nov 01; 103(9):181-4. PMID: 7169182.
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      19. Shapira I, Miller HI, Ostrzega E, Roth A, Iakirevitch V, Vidne B, Laniado S. [Early evaluation of aortocoronary bypass]. Harefuah. 1982 Mar 15; 102(6):223-5. PMID: 6984407.
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