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Dr. Maria Mountis is Staff in the Division of Cardiology, Section of Heart Failure and Transplantation . She also is the Medical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program. She was appointed to the Cleveland Clinic in 2008. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is also certified in adult echocardiography by the National Board of Echocardiography.
Dr. Mountis is a Pennsylvania native, graduating with a B.S. degree in Biology from Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA. She received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network in Allentown, PA. This was followed by her fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA, where she was also appointed Chief Cardiovascular Fellow. She continued her training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with a fellowship dedicated to the care of patients with Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant.
Her professional interests include diagnosis and treatment of advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation, mechanical assist devices, pulmonary hypertension, and the cardiac care of women.
Cardiomyopathy, cardiac tumors, heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist device, myocardial biopsy, cardiac catheterization, heart failure in women, pulmonary hypertension
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