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Lori Croft

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, Cardiology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Cardiac stress testing
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Murmur
  • Myocardial perfusion imaging
  • Pregnancy and heart disease
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Valvular Heart Disease

Education

  • MD, Albany Medical College

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Fellowship, Cardiology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    Lori Croft, M.D., received her B.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Biomedical engineering/Electrical engineering. She received her medical degree from Albany Medical College and went on to complete her Internal Medicine training at Mount Sinai Medical Center where she received an Outstanding Medical Houseofficer award. Additionally, she completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center where she specialized in non-invasive cardiac imaging. Dr. Croft has remained on faculty and is now an Assistant Professor of Medicine.

    Since completion of her academic training, Dr. Croft has been the recipient of numerous awards, including: the ASH/Hoechst Marion Roussel Clinical Fellowship in Hypertension, SNM/DuPont Fellowship for Research in Women's Health, the AstraZeneca Cardiovascular Young Investigator's Award 2001, and the AstraZeneca Cardiovascular Young Investigator's Award 2002.

    Dr. Croft's clinical interests include echocardiography, cardiac stress testing, general cardiology, and women's health.

Publications

Croft LB, Goldman ME. Echocardiographic detection of renal cell carcinoma. N Engl J Med 1998 Apr 30; 338(18): 1279.

Nelson JE, Croft LB, Nahar T, Vorchheimer D. Evaluation of subclavian catheter position. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 1999 Jun; 13(3): 359-61.

Zangari M, Henzlova MJ, Ahmad S, Scigliano E, Isola L, Platnik J, Croft LB, Sandler D, Diamond JA, Machac J, Fruchtman SM. Predictive value of left ventricular ejection fraction in stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant 1999 May; 23(9): 917-20.

Croft L, Donnino R, Shapiro R, Indes J, Fayngersh A, Squire A, Goldman ME. Age-related prevalence of cardiac valvular abnormalities warranting infective endocarditis prophylaxis. Am J Cardiol 2004 August; 94(3): 386-389.

Croft L, Goldman ME. Atrial fibrillation: the ancient conundrum defies simple solution. J Am Coll Cardiol 2005 June; 45(11): 1813-1814.

Croft L. A pilot study of the clinical impact of hand-carried ultrasound in the medical clinic. Echocardiography 2006; 23: 439-446.

Croft L, Duvall WL, Corriel JS, Einstein AJ, Fisher JE, Haynes PS, Rose RK, Henzlova MJ. SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in the Morbidly Obese. J Nuc Cardiol 2006; 13: 202-209.

Croft L, Duvall WL, Goldman ME. A pilot study of the clinical impact of hand-carried ultrasound in the medical clinic. Echocardiography 2006; 23: 439-446.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Croft did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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