Dr. Anna Bortnick joined the Division of Cardiology from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where she recently completed fellowships in both interventional and general cardiology. She earned her medical degree and doctorate from Drexel University in Philadelphia, and she completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's
Hospital in Boston.
Dr. Bortnick's research focuses on the index of microvascular resistance in microvascular dysfunction, biomarkers and genetics of calcific aortic stenosis, quality issues in TAVR, and intravenous infusion of biologics for the treatment of atherosclerosis.
Dr. Bortnick, who is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology, draws upon her expertise in minimally invasive surgery to provide patients with alternatives to open-heart surgery. She possesses significant experience in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) through her participation in the groundbreaking placement of aortic transcatheter valves (PARTNER) trial and will help Montefiore expand its own TAVR program.
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