Vivian Mo, MD

Title(s)Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
Phone+1 323 442 6130
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    1995LEXIA Scholarship
    Psi Chi Honor Society1996Excellence in Psychology
    Houston International Fund1996Scholarship
    University of Texas- Southwestern Medical Center2003Nomination for Outstanding Clinical Medicine Resident
    2007Charles S. Houston Award

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    Dr. Vivian Mo is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and specializes in cardiology and echocardiography. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology at the University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. She is an active medical educator in the cardiovascular medicine fellowship program and, while at USC, has investigated characteristics of right ventricle function in pulmonary hypertension and published on echocardiographic measures in the setting of pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade. Clinically, she supports a growing structural heart disease program through interventional echocardiography for procedures in transcatheter aortic valve replacement, MitraClip, atrial and ventricular defect closure, Watchman device implants, etc. From a physician leader perspective, she is the Chief Medical Officer of USC Care Medical Group and has worked to improve the quality of healthcare delivered in-hospital and in the ambulatory setting on required and independent metrics. She has a keen focus on streamlining operational processes for efficiency and optimizing patient care, and aligning physician work efforts and engagement within USC’s clinical programs.

    Dr. Mo is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and American Society of Echocardiography.

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    1. Ge RL, Mo VY, Januzzi JL, Jin G, Yang Y, Han S, Wood MJ, Levine BD. B-type natriuretic peptide, vascular endothelial growth factor, endothelin-1, and nitric oxide synthase in chronic mountain sickness. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011 Apr; 300(4):H1427-33. PMID: 21217075.
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    2. Kollipara UK, Mo V, Toto KH, Nelson LL, Schneider RA, Neily JB, Drazner MH. High-sodium food choices by southern, urban African Americans with heart failure. J Card Fail. 2006 Mar; 12(2):144-8. PMID: 16520264.
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    3. Mo VY, de Lemos JA. The use of MCP-1 and soluble CD40 ligand in a pathophysiology-guided approach to the management of coronary artery disease. Future Cardiol. 2005 Sep; 1(5):649-56. PMID: 19804105.
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    4. Mo VY, De Lemos JA. Individualizing therapy in acute coronary syndromes: using a multiple biomarker approach for diagnosis, risk stratification, and guidance of therapy. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2004 Jul; 6(4):273-8. PMID: 15182604.
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    5. Greenberg JS, El Naggar AK, Mo V, Roberts D, Myers JN. Disparity in pathologic and clinical lymph node staging in oral tongue carcinoma. Implication for therapeutic decision making. Cancer. 2003 Aug 01; 98(3):508-15. PMID: 12879467.
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    6. Greenberg JS, Fowler R, Gomez J, Mo V, Roberts D, El Naggar AK, Myers JN. Extent of extracapsular spread: a critical prognosticator in oral tongue cancer. Cancer. 2003 Mar 15; 97(6):1464-70. PMID: 12627511.
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    7. Myers JN, Greenberg JS, Mo V, Roberts D. Extracapsular spread. A significant predictor of treatment failure in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue. Cancer. 2001 Dec 15; 92(12):3030-6. PMID: 11753980.
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