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S. CAROLINA MASRI, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine


University of Washington Medical Center 
1959 NE Pacific Street
Campus Box 356422 
Seattle, WA 98195-6422​

 
 
 
 
 
 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • Cardiac Imaging Fellowship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2008-2009
  • Cardiology Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2005-2008
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2002-2005
  • Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Fellowship, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, 2001-2002
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Molecular Cardiology, Lerner Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, 1999-2001
  • Echocardiography Superior Course, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1995
  • Cardiology Board Certification-Superior Course of Cardiology (score 9 out of 10) University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1992-1994
  • Cardiology Residency, University Hospital Cosme Argerich, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1991-1994
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University Hospital Juan A. Fernández, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1989-1991
  • MD, University of Buenos Aires, School of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1983-1989
  • BS. Mariano Moreno College, Mar del Plate, Argentina, 1977-1981
 

BOARD CERTIFICATION 

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, 2010
  • National Board of Echocardiography, 2009
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease, 2008
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine, 2005
 

AREAS OF CLINICAL EXPERTISE

  • General Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Advanced Heart Failure Management
  • Ventricular Assist Device and Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Heart Transplantation
 

SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Teaching Award, University of Minnesota Cardiology Fellowship, 2013 
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation Peskin Memorial Award, 2002
  • Argentine Ministry of Education Scholarship for Overseas Projects, 1999
 
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 Selected Publications

 
 
Prins K, Masri C, Colvin-Adams M, Eckman P. Characterization of 25+ year surviror of cardiac transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 May; 32(5):560-2
 
 
Kawel, N, Turkbey, E, Carr, J, Eng J, Gomes, A, Hundley, G, Johnson,C , Masri, SC et al. "Normal Left Ventricular Myocardial Thickness for Middle Aged and Older Subjects with SSFP Cardiac MR: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis." Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging 5:500-508, 2012.
 
 
Sattiraju, S., Masri, S., Liao, K., & Missov, E. (2012). Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography of a Thrombus Entrapped by a Patent Foramen Ovale. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 94(4), e101-e102.
 
 
Masri C., Chandrashekhar Y, Apoptosis: a potentially reversible, meta-stable state of the heart. Heart Failure Reviews, 2008; 2:175-179.
 
 
Masri SC, Yamani MH, Fink MA, Young JB, Bond M et al. Sustained apoptosis in human allografts despite histological resolution of rejection. Transplantation 2003; 76 , (5):859-864.
 
 
Yamani MH, Yang J, Masri SC, Ratliff NB, Bond M, Starling RC, McCarthy P, Young JB. Acute Cellular Rejection Following Human Heart Transplantation is Associated with increased Expression of Vitronectin Receptor (Integrin αVβ3). American Journal of Transplantation 2002; 2:129-133.