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Deborah L Ekery, MD

Cardiology

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About Deborah L Ekery

Dr. Deborah Ekery comes to Austin from Dallas, Texas. After completing her undergraduate degree at The University of Texas at Austin, she received her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. Postgraduate training began with an Internal Medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a cardiology fellowship at Boston University Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed an additional fellowship in echocardiography at Boston University Medical Center. She is American Board of Internal Medicine certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. In addition, she also holds a certification by the National Board of Echocardiography.

Specialty:

Clinical Cardiology and Echocardiography

Office Location:

Heart Hospital Office (Central Austin)

Professional Associations:

American Society of Echocardiography

Professional Affiliations:

  • Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation (2001 - 2002)
  • American Heart Association, Boston Division Board of Directors (1997 - 1999)
  • American Heart Association, Community Outreach Committee (1997 - 1999)

Media Features:

Dr. Ekery - in the Media

Publications:

  • Ekery DL, Davidoff R, Orlandi QG, Apstein CS, Hesselvik JF, Shemin RJ, Shapira OM., Diastolic Dysfunction after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Frequent Finding of Clinical Significance not Influenced by Intravenous Calcium; AM Heart Journal. In press
  • Ekery DL and Balady GJ. Cushing's Syndrome. In Alpert JS (ed): The AHA Clinical Cardiac Consult. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2001; 100-101.
  • Ekery DL and Balady GJ. Pheochromocytoma. In Alpert JS (ed): The AHA Clinical Cardiac Consult. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2001; 192-193.
  • Ekery DL, and Davidoff R. Aortic Regurgitation: Quantitative Methods by Echocardiography. Echocardiography: A Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound & Allied Tech. 2000; 17: 293-302.
  • Ekery DL, and Loscalzo J. Homocysteine and Coronary Atherosclerosis. Cardiology in General Practice. 1994; 2: 8-12.
  • Ekery DL, and Benjamin EJ. Cardiac Disease and Stroke: Innocent Bystander or Cause and Effect?. Comprehensive Therapy. 1997; 23: 281-288.
  • Abstracts:
  • Eimer MA, Ekery DL, Rigolin V, Johnson M, Gheorghiade M, Bonow R, Cotts WG. Elevated B-Type Natriurectic Peptide in patients with Asymptomatic Aortic Regurgitation and Normal Left Ventricular Systolic Function. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002; 39 (supplement A): 423A.
  • Hasan SA, Shah DJ, Ekery DL, Wen A, Hamilton AJ, Fullerton DA, Bonow RO, Rigolin VH. Changes in Left Ventricular Size and Hemodynamics are seen early after Mitral Valve Repair in patients with Mitral Regurgitation and Normal Systolic Function. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001; 37: 485A.
  • Ekery DL, Davidoff R, Orlandi QG, Apstein CS, Hesselvik JF, Shemin RJ, Shapira OM. Diastolic Dysfunction after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Frequent Finding of Clinical Significance. Presented at "The American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions." June 2000.
  • Ekery DL, Comenzo RL, Skinner M, Falk RH, Mendes LA. Arrested Progression of Cardiac Amyloidosis in Patients Undergoing Intravenous Melphalan Therapy with Autologous Stem Cell Transplantion. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1999; 33 (supplement A): 513A.

Education

Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Certifications & Memberships

Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Gender

Female

Languages Spoken

English

Specialty

Cardiology

Office Locations

Austin Heart
3801 N. Lamar, Suite 300
Austin, TX 78756
Phone: (512) 206-3600
Fax: (512) 206-3604

Office Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm

Billing

(512) 206-4300

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