Muhamed Saric, MD, PhD

  • Specialties: Heart Imaging, Cardiology
  • Languages: English, Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, Serbian
  • Phone: 212-263-5665
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About Me

Conditions and Treatments

heart ultrasound, exercise stress test, cardiovascular imaging, congenital heart defect, heart valve disease, congestive heart failure, carotid stenosis, heart throbbing, occlusive vascular disease, slow heartbeat, sarcoidosis, ventricular fibrillation, mitral valve stenosis, claudication, coronary heart disease, inflammation of the heart valve, heart murmur, aortic valve stenosis, high cholesterol level, dilated cardiomyopathy, arteriosclerosis, lipid metabolism, heart muscle disease, aortic valve disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, renal vascular disorder, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, abnormal heart rhythms, atrial fibrillation, rheumatic heart disease, high blood pressure disorder, cerebrovascular disorder, chest pain, heart tumor, angina, ventricular arrhythmia, ischemic cardiomyopathy, ventricular tachycardia, fainting, congenital heart disease, carotid artery disease, inflammation of the membrane surrounding the heart, mitral valve prolapse, arterial occlusive disease, chronic venous insufficiency, endothelial dysfunction, aortic valve insufficiency, heart disease, lipid disorder, cardiac disease in pregnancy, heart attack, mitral regurgitation, metabolic syndrome, atherosclerosis, transcatheter aortic valve replacement
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Credentials

Positions
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Clinical Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease), 1999
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, New York University, Cardiology, 1999
  • PhD from New York University, 1992
  • MD from Sarajevo University, 1985
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NYU Non-Invasive Cardiology Associates

550 1st Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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Interests

3D echocardiography, structural heart disease, stress echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, three dimensional echocardiography

Research Summary

Dr. Saric has advanced the technique of 3D transesophageal echocardiography, described the“tilt-up-then-left” or TUPLE maneuver, which improves the diagnosis of atrial septal defects (ASDs), ascertains the important anatomic relationships of ASDs to surrounding structures, and facilitates communication between echocardiographers and interventional cardiologists or cardiac surgeons performing ASD closures. The maneuver also helps guide the transseptal puncture during percutaneous procedures that require access to the left heart.

His research lead to numerous articles and book chapters in the field of echocardiography. The books he contributed to include Dynamic Echocardiography: A Case-Based Approach, Textbook of Real-Time Three-Dimensional Echocardiography, Comprehensive Atlas of 3D Echocardiography, Comprehensive Textbook of Echocardiography, Clinical Echocardiography Review: A Self-Assessment Tool, Cardiology Board Review, The CCU Survival Guide, Echocardiography in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Acute Coronary Syndrome, and Chaser Pathway for the Management of Pericardial Disease. 

He has also created the web site http://saric.us/echonomy which provides tools for calculating a variety of clinically useful echocardiographic parameters.

Research Interests Timeline

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