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photo Tulio Estrada-Quintero, MD, FACC


Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 724-588-9830

Office: 428 South Main Street
Greenville, PA 16125
Phone: 724-588-9830
Fax: 724-588-9860
Education and Training
MD, Caldas University, Manizales, Colombia, 1981
Internal Medicine/Cardiology, Javeriana University/Neustra Sra del Rosario, Colombia, 1986
Internal Medicine, Tulane Medical School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1990
Cardiology - CHF/Heart Transplant, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1991
Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1994
Nuclear Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1995
Clinical Interest
Congestive Heart Failure (diagnosis and treatment, inpatient and outpatient)
Pacemaker placement and follow up
Coronary Artery Disease
Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
Cardiac stress testing
Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiogram
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Selected Publications:
Estrada-Quintero T, Uretsky BF, Murali S, Hardesty RL. Prolonged intra-aortic balloon support for septal rupture after myocardial infarction. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 1992; 53: 335-337.
Rubin DA, Uretsky BF, Zebre TR, Estrada-Quintero T, Murali S. Increased plasma natriuretic peptide levels after heart transplant: Relation to ventricular expression and severity of rejection. Am Heart J. 1994; 128: 769-773.
Carell EC, Murali S, Schulman DS, Estrada-Quintero T, Tokarczyk TR, Cannon YM, Uretsky BF. Exercise tolerance in chronic heart failure: Relationship to resting left ventricular function. Chest. 1994; 106: 1746-1752.
Estrada-Quintero T, Uretsky BF, Murali S, Griffith BP, Kormos RL. Neurophormonal activation and exercise function in patients with severe heart failure and patients with left ventricular assist system. Chest. 1995; 107: 1499-1503.
Estrada-Quintero T, Goresan J, Cros D. Identification of a malpositioned atrial pacemaker lead across a patent foramen ovale by transesophageal echocardiography. J American Society of Echocardiography. 1995; 8: 560-62.
Notable Achievements
Allied News 2016 Readers' Choice Best of the Best, 2016
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
UPMC Horizon's Outstanding Physician, 2012
Outstanding Teaching Award, Intern Class, Horizon Health System, 1995-96
Outstanding Teaching Award, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1998-99
Fellow, American College of Cardiology, 1997
Diplomate, Certificate Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 1997