Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

  Division of Cardiology



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Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program

CURRENT FELLOWS  |  July 2016 - June 2017

Yasser Rodriguez, MD, MBA

Fellow, Heart and Vascular Institute

Heart and Vascular Institute, UPMC Presbyterian
B-571.3 Scaife Hall
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412-647-3429
Fax: 412-647-0481

Education and Training

MD, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 2011

Residency, University of Michigan, 2014

Key Publications

Arguelles E, Rodriguez Y, Baltodano P, Carrillo R. (2011). Systemic amyloidosis presenting as constrictive pericarditis in a young adult. Int J Cardiol. 153(1):7-9. PMID: 21262544.

Dawson J, Rodriguez Y, De Marchena E, Alfonso CE. (2012). Aortic balloon valvuloplasty in pregnancy for symptomatic severe aortic stenosis. Int J Cardiol. 162(1): e12-3. PMID: 22608272.

Dawson J, Rodriguez Y, Pham SM, Ferreira A. (2012). Traumatic transection of the left anterior descending artery caused by
a projectile. Journal of Cardiology Cases. 5(3): e140-e142.

Ferreira A, Rodriguez Y, Ghersin E, Fishman J. (2008). Cardiac Multidetector Computed Tomography Incidental Finding of a Membranous Septal Aneurysm. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2(3):197-8. PMID: 19083949.

Ghannam M, Rodriguez Y, Erhmann D, Grossman M. (2012). Ankle brachial index as a clinical tool. Am J Med. 125(12):1171-2. PMID: 23022125.

Rodriguez Y, Baltodano P, Tower A, Martinez C, Carrillo R. (2011). Management of Symptomatic Inadvertently Placed Endocardial Leads in the Left Ventricle. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 34(10):1192-200. PMID: 21671951.

Rodriguez Y, Casey B, Bazan RE, Zeidan R, Tsikis J, Cardella IA. (2010). Recurrent perineal hernia in a patient undergoing sacrospinous fixation and pelvic floor reconstruction. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 28(3):230-233.

Rodriguez Y, Garisto JD, Carrillo RG. (2011). A novel retrograde laser extraction technique using a transatrial approach: an alternative for complex lead extractions. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 4(4):501-5. PMID: 21566242.

Rodriguez Y, Garisto JD, Carrillo RG. (2011). Laser lead extraction in the octogenarian patient. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 4(5):719-23. PMID: 22007037.

Rodriguez Y, Garisto JD, Carrillo RG. (2013). Management of cardiac device related infections: A review of protocol-driven care. Int J Cardiol. 166(1):55-60. PMID: 22033126.

Rodriguez Y, Ghannam M, Katz A, Shea M. (2013). Conservative management of an elderly patient with Eisenmenger’s syndrome. Journal of Cardiology Cases. 7(4):e114-e116.

Rodriguez Y, Greenspon AJ, Sohail MR, Carrillo RG. (2012). Cardiac device related endocarditis complicated by spinal abscess. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 35(3):269-74. PMID: 22150338.

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