Vlad Cotarlan

Vlad Cotarlan

Associate Professor of Clinical

Medical Sciences Building


COM IM Cardiology Division - 0542


Bachelor of Science, Saint Sava College of High School Bucharest, Romania, 1989 (Mathematics and Physics)

MD, Ovidius University School of Medicine Romania, 1996 (Medicine)

Residency, Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY, 2005 (Internal Medicine)

Fellowship, Geisinger Medical Center Danville, PA, 2008 (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center New York, NY, 2009 (Heart Failure and Transplant)

Research and Practice Interests

Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Clinical Focus


Cardiovascular Disease


Cardiovascular Disease


Heart Failure/Transplant

Internal Medicine


American Board of Internal Medicine (Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology)


American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)



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

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

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

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