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    Claudia G. Gidea, MD, FACC, Medical Director of Heart Transplant, Mechanical Circulatory Support, and Advanced Heart Failure at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, brings more than 20 years of research, innovation, and clinical expertise to our growing heart failure team. She has published extensively in the field of heart transplantation and has been a regional leader in establishing programs that increase the availability of organs for donation and allow patients to get transplanted sooner.

    Prior to returning to NBIMC, she served as Medical Director of the Heart Transplant and LVAD Program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. Prior to that she was the Medical Director of the Cardiogenic Shock Program at NYU School of Medicine. She was the former Medical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

    Dr. Gidea received her medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania, and her internship in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the Emergency Clinical Hospital in Bucharest. She completed her cardiology fellowship at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Michael Reese Hospital, where she received training in Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant.

    She is a member of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, the Heart Failure Society of America, the American Society of Echocardiography, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

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