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Ana Barac, MD, Cardiology, Washington, DC, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

AnaBaracMDPhD, FACC, FAHA

Cardiology Washington, DC

Echocardiography, Cardiothoracic Imaging, Preventive Cardiology, Exercise Physiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation

MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute, Director, Cardio-Oncology Program Associate Professor, Medicine and Oncology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Associate Editor, JACC Cardio-Oncology

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Summary

  • Dr. Ana Barac is a cardiologist in Washington, DC and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She specializes in cardiovascular care of patients with cancer, including early diagnosis and management of cardiovascular effects of cancer therapies. She is experienced in cardiac imaging, including cardiac MR and echocardiography. She is an active clinical investigator and serves on national and international panels focused on improvement of cardiovascular outcomes in cancer patients.
    She received her medical degree from University of Zagreb Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 19 years. She speaks multiple languages, including Italian, Croatian, and Spanish.

Education & Training

  • Washington Hospital Center
    Washington Hospital CenterFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2008 - 2011
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Washington Hospital CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2007
  • University of Zagreb Faculty of Medicine
    University of Zagreb Faculty of MedicineClass of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2003 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACC) American College of Cardiology

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Focus Issue: Imaging in Cardio-Oncology State-of-the-Art Paper Contemporary Role of Echocardiography for Clinical Decision Making in Patients During and After Cancer T...  
    Jose Banchs, Ana Barac, ScienceDirect
  • State-of-the-Art Review Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Cancer Treatment: Is It Relevant?  
    Ana Barac, MD, ScienceDirect

Lectures

  • Audience ARS Question: Top 3 Presentations in Cardio-Oncology 
    2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans - 3/18/2019
  • Top 3 Presentations in Cardio-Oncology 
    2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans - 3/18/2019
  • Cardiovascular Concerns of the Latest Oncologic Therapies 
    2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans - 3/17/2019
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Press Mentions

  • From the Member Sections | Innovation in Precision Cardio-Oncology
    From the Member Sections | Innovation in Precision Cardio-OncologyFebruary 21st, 2020
  • The Top Heart Meds: Risks vs. Benefits
    The Top Heart Meds: Risks vs. BenefitsFebruary 10th, 2020
  • Is Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Associated with Increased Cancer Risk Before and After Cardiac Diagnosis?
    Is Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Associated with Increased Cancer Risk Before and After Cardiac Diagnosis?December 17th, 2019
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Committees

  • Chair, Cardio-Oncology Council, American College of Cardiology 2015 - 2019

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Italian, Croatian, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations