A CU Medicine provider.

I strive to provide the best care for my patients. I believe in treating the person as a whole, taking every aspect of a patient’s body and health into consideration during diagnosis and treatment.

In my spare time, I enjoy skiing, hiking, reading and spending time with my family.

Locations

Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Monday: All day
Tuesday: All day
Wednesday: All day
Thursday: All day
Friday: All day
Saturday: All day
Sunday: All day

Qualifications and experience

Specialties
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart and Circulation, Heart and Circulation - Cardiomyopathy, Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases, Heart and Circulation - Heart Failure, Heart and Circulation - Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Medical Genetics and Genomics
Gender
Female
Languages spoken
Italian
English
Education
Fellowship
University of Trieste, School of Medicine, Italy (1984)

Internship
University of Trieste, School of Medicine, Italy (1980)

Medical School
University of Trieste, School of Medicine, Italy (1979)

Residency
University of Trieste, School of Medicine, Italy (1980)

Undergraduate
University of Trieste, School of Medicine, Italy (1979)

Clinical interest for patients

I am Professor of Medicine/Cardiology, Director of the International Familial Cardiomyopathy Registry and Co-Director of the Molecular Genetics Program of the Cardiovascular Institute. My clinical expertise is in inherited cardiomyopathies, including arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies, familial cardiomyopathies (arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic dilated cardiomyopathy, left ventricular noncompaction, familial restrictive cardiomyopathy), muscular dystrophies with cardiac involvement, and other genetic disease affecting the heart muscle.
In my Inherited Cardiomyopathy Management Clinic, I provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of inherited cardiomyopathies, working in close collaboration with other experienced clinicians, genetic counselors, cardiovascular nurses, and study coordinators to provide a state-of-the-art team-based approach: these include the Adult Genetics Clinic, Electrophysiology Clinic, Advanced Heart Failure Clinic, HCM Clinic, Neuromuscular Clinic, Advanced Imaging, Sarcoidosis Clinic at National Jewish Hospital, and the Colorado Children's Hospital.
I offer the opportunity of enrollment in National and International research programs, including novel clinical trials, and the International Familial Cardiomyopathy Registry (NIH founded, IRB 99-177, founded in 1999) to continue identifying the genes behind inherited disease, and discover novel therapies.

Volunteer activities

I volunteer as physician in sports activities of high school students.

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