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Alexandru Costea, MD, Cardiology, Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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Cardiology Cincinnati, OH

Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Interventional Cardiology

electrophysiology University of Cincinnati

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Education & Training

  • Ascension St Vincent Hospital Indianapolis
    Ascension St Vincent Hospital IndianapolisFellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2005 - 2006
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    University of Louisville School of MedicineFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2002 - 2005
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    University of Louisville School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002
  • Fundeni Cardiology Institute
    Fundeni Cardiology InstituteInternship, Cardiology , 1997 - 1999
  • Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy
    Carol Davila University of Medicine and PharmacyClass of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2015 - 2023
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2006 - 2023
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2002 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
  • Fellows Electrophysiology Teaching Award University of Cincinnati, 2010
  • AHA Patient Sponsored Recognition Award 2010
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Autologous blood transfusion in a patient with pericardial tamponade during atrial fibrillation ablation.  
    Muth JN, Costea A, Attari M, Insights from the Experts
  • Will Imaging Help in the Selection of Heart Failure Patients for an Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator?  
    Gerson M, Mouhamad Abdallah M, Muth J, Costea A, ACC Cardiovasc Imaging, 3(1):101-10
  • Reversibility of Medically Unresponsive Pulmonary Hypertension with Nesiritide in a Cardiac Transplant Recipient.  
    Bhat G, Costea A, ASAIO Journal 2003:49:608-610

Abstracts/Posters

  • Is Interrogation Of Implantable Devices Necessary At 1 Week Follow Up? A Study In Health Care Cost.
    Jitender Munjal, Hina Jamali, Fahad Waqar, Alexandru Costea, Pradeep Gujja, James Muth, Mehran Attari, and Khalid Almuti, Heart Rhythm
  • Experience with the REVO MRI Surescan pacing system.
    Jitender Munjal, Hina Jamali, Fahad Waqar, Alexandru Costea, Pradeep Gujja, James Muth, Mehran Attari, and Khalid Almuti, Heart Rhythm
  • Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony in African American Heart Failure Poulation.
    Y, Muth J, Attari M, Costea A, AHA 2010
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Lectures

  • Basic Intracardiac Tracings Course for Electrophysiology Nurses. 
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Implantable Cardiac Devices in 2006. 
    Cardiology Conference at Tall Stacks, Cincinnati, OH
  • Complications associated with generator replacements as a result of device recalls. 
    Grand Rounds at University of Cincinnati
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Other

  • University of Cincinnati Findings. 
    Alexandru I, Epicardial VT Ablations
  • University of Cincinnati Findings. 
    Alexandru I, Ischemic VT Ablations

Press Mentions

  • New Study Aims to Show Effectiveness of CRT-D for Heart Failure Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
    New Study Aims to Show Effectiveness of CRT-D for Heart Failure Patients with Atrial FibrillationAugust 5th, 2021

Hospital Affiliations