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Vlad Cotarlan, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Bachelor of Science: Saint Sava College of High School
  • MD: Ovidius University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Geisinger Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology) (Certification Date: 20101108)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (Certification Date: 20081107) - (Recertification Date: 20191031)

Clinical Interest

Cardiovascular Disease


Cardiovascular Disease
Heart Failure/Transplant
Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Contact Information

Peer Reviewed Publications

Acharya, Yuba; Agrawal, Sahil; Bhattarai, Junu; Cotarlan, Vlad; Shirani, Jamshid 2017. Predictors and prognostic significance of atrial fibrillation developed during dobutamine stress echocardiography: A propensity score-matched comparison. Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.), 34 3, 429-435

Abu-El-Haija, Basil; Bhave, Prashant D; Campbell, Dwayne N; Mazur, Alexander; Hodgson-Zingman, Denice M; Cotarlan, Vlad; Giudici, Michael C 2015. Venous Stenosis After Transvenous Lead Placement: A Study of Outcomes and Risk Factors in 212 Consecutive Patients. Journal of the American Heart Association, 4 8, e001878

Cotarlan, Vlad; Ho, David; Pineda, John; Qureshi, Anwer; Shirani, Jamshid 2014. Impact of clinical predictors and routine coronary artery disease testing on outcome of patients admitted to chest pain decision unit. Clinical cardiology, 37 3, 146-51

Cotarlan, Vlad; Brofferio, Alessandra; Gerhard, Glenn S; Chu, Xin; Shirani, Jamshid 2013. Impact of ?(1)- and ?(2)-adrenergic receptor gene single nucleotide polymorphisms on heart rate response to metoprolol prior to coronary computed tomographic angiography. The American journal of cardiology, 111 5, 661-6

Shirani, Jamshid; Pranesh, Shruthi; Menhaji, Kimia; Cotarlan, Vlad; Brofferio, Alessandra 2013. Dobutamine-induced myocardial ischemia and ST-segment elevation in collateral-dependent myocardium. The American journal of cardiology, 112 9, 1293-7

Uriel, Nir; Naka, Yoshifumi; Colombo, Paolo C; Farr, Maryjane; Pak, Sang-Woo; Cotarlan, Vlad; Albu, Jeanine B; Gallagher, Dympna; Mancini, Donna; Ginsberg, Henry N; Jorde, Ulrich P 2011. Improved diabetic control in advanced heart failure patients treated with left ventricular assist devices. European journal of heart failure, 13 2, 195-9

Uriel, Nir; Vainrib, Alan; Jorde, Ulrich P; Cotarlan, Vlad; Farr, Maryjane; Cheema, Faisal H; Naka, Yoshifuma; Mancini, Donna; Colombo, Paolo C 2010. Mediastinal radiation and adverse outcomes after heart transplantation. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 29 3, 378-81

Uriel, Nir; Jorde, Ulrich P; Cotarlan, Vlad; Colombo, Paolo C; Farr, Maryjane; Restaino, Susan W; Lietz, Katherine; Naka, Yoshifuma; Deng, Mario C; Mancini, Donna 2009. Heart transplantation in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 28 7, 667-9

Tibb, Amit S; Ennezat, Pierre V; Chen, Jennifer A; Haider, Ali; Gundewar, Susheel; Cotarlan, Vlad; Aggarwal, Vimla S; Talreja, Ashok; Le Jemtel, Thierry H 2005. Diabetes lowers aerobic capacity in heart failure. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 46 5, 930-1