Dr. Hanna is a staff cardiologist in the Section of Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Medicine in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. He is Director of the Heart Failure Intensive Care Unit and Co-Director of the Amyloid Program. Dr. Hanna's specialty interests include cardiomyopathy, heart failure, heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory assist devices, pulmonary hypertension, and cardiac amyloid.
He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Hanna performs right and left heart catheterization as well as endomyocardial biopsy.
Dr. Hanna is a native of Cleveland and grew up in Pepper Pike, Ohio. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York where he majored in Psychology. He received his Medical Degree from The Ohio State University and went on to do his Internal Medicine training at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where he received the Outstanding Medical Resident Teacher Award. He came back to Cleveland to do his Cardiology Fellowship training at Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Campus where he was appointed Chief Cardiovascular Fellow. He completed his training with a one year Advanced Fellowship in Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation at the Cleveland Clinic. He was appointed as a staff cardiologist in 2006.
Dr. Hanna is a member of Heart Failure Society of America, American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and the International Society of Amyloidosis.
Current publications include:
- Hanna MA, Tang WH, Teo BW,et al. Extracorporeal ultrafiltration vs. conventinal diuretic therapy in advanced decompensated heart failure. Congest Heart Fail. 2012 Jan;18(1):54-63.
- Eckman PM, Hanna M, Taylor DO, Starling RC, Gonzalez-Stawinski GV. "Management of the sensitized adult heart transplant candidate". Clin Transplant. 2010 Nov;24(6):726-34
- Wong RC, Abrahams Z, Hanna M, Pangrace J, Gonzalez-Stawinski G, Starling R, Taylor D. "Tricuspid regurgitation after cardiac transplantation: an old problem revisited". J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Mar;27(3):247-52.
- Hanna M, Finkelhor RS, Shaw WF, Bahler RC. "Extent of right and left ventricular focal wall-motion abnormalities in differentiating transient apical ballooning syndrome from apical dysfunction as a result of coronary artery disease". J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Feb;20(2):144-50.
Cardiomyopathy, heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist device, myocardial biopsy, cardiac catheterization, cardiac amyloid, pulmonary hypertension
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