Board Certified Interventional Cardiology


05/94 -04/01 : MD, Universidad Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

06/03 -06/06: Cardiology fellowship, Univ. Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

04/07 -07/09: Research fellowship, Cardiovascular Research Lab, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL

08/09 -08/11 : Internal Medicine Residency, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL.

08/11- 06/12: Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL.

07/12—06/15: Cardiology Fellowship, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

07/15-06/16: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.


05/01 -05/03 : Primary Care, underserved area, Ministry of Health, Amazonas, Peru.

06/06-04/07: Staff physician, National Mayor de San Marcos Clinics, Lima, Peru.


Our Lady of the Angels Hospital
433 Plaza St.
Bogalusa, LA 70427

North Oaks Medical Center
15790 Paul Vega MD Drive,
Hammond, LA 70403

Lakeview Regional Medical Center
95 Judge Tanner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433

St Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S. Tyler St.
Covington LA 70433

Slidell Memorial Hospital
1001 Gause Boulevard
Slidell, LA 70458


Chronic Total Occlusions


Original Reports First Author

-Four dimensional Trans-esophageal echocardiography -Ibr evaluation of Tricuspid Valve

Dyslünction. Echocardiography. 2015; PMID: 25876758

-Successflll antegrade dissection reentry för Chronic Total Occlusion of In-Stent Reestenosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015; PMID: 25914155

-Systematic review of interventions to repair ascending aortic pseudoaneurysms. Ochsner

J. 2014; PMID: 25598723

-Pacemaker lead entrapment by an atrial septal closure device. JACC Cardiovasc Inlerv.

2014; 71-2. PMID: 25459047

-Systematic Review of Endovascular Therapy for the Renal Entrapment Vein Synclrome and Case Presentation. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2014; PMID: 24907226

-A Critical View of the Peripheral Atherectomy data in the Treatment of Infrainguinal disease. J Cardiol. 2014; PMID: 24402808

-Coronary Vasospasm While Treating Supraventricular Tachycardia: Is Adenosine Really to Blame? Case Rep Cardiol. 2013; 2013:897813. I)MID: 24826297

– The meaningfill use of the review of systems in the heart failure patients. Congest Heart Fail. 201 1; PMID: 21272225.

Allogeneic promote recovery of cardiac function in chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy via trilineage differentiating capacity. Proc Natl Ant Soc USA 2009; 106 PMID: 19666564.

In collaboration

-Simultaneous right ventricular to pulmonary artery pressure gradient measurement using a single venous technique. The Journa Q/• Vascular Access J Vasc Access. 2015 Dec cloi: 10.5301/jva.5000478. PMID: 26660042

*The rela tionship between IGF-I atherosclerosis and aging. Front Horn? Res. PMID: 24943302

-Ocurrence of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy and use of antidepressants. Int Journal Cardiol, 2014 Jun PMID: 24768456 aqatural Disasters and Myocardial Infarction: The Six Years after Hurricane Katrina.

Mayo Clinical Proceedings. 2014; PMID: 24656058

-Trends in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm prevalence and mortality in nonÆuropean countries. .07/ Journal Cardiol. 2013; PMID: 24210419

4he talcotsubo cardiomyopathy – a single„center experience. Cardiology 2013; 126 PMID: 23969858

-The Double AngioSeal Technique for Arterial Closure Following Large Bore Access. J

(2/7nvasive Cardiol. 2013; 25 412-4. PMID.• 23913608

-Prevalence of conduction abnormalities in a systolic heart failure population by race, ethnicity, and gender. Ann Noninvasive Electrocarcliol. 2012; PMID: 22537329

-Depression and Quality of Life Among Heart Failure Patients in Georgia, Eastern Europe. Congest Heart Fail. 2012; PMID: 22432557.

-Feasibility of a Heart Failure Disease Management Program in Eastern Europe: Tbilisi, Georgia. Circ Heart Fail. 2011 21900187.

-Eliminating Disparities in Hypertension Care for Hispanics and African Americans using a Heart Failure Disease Management Program, South Med J. 2011; 73.PMID: 21886065

-Effects of combination of proliferative agents and erythropoietin on left ventricular remodeling post-myocardial infarction. Clin Transl Sci. PMID: 21707946

-Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells Stimulate Cardiac Stem Cell Proliferation and Differentiation. Circ Res. 2010; 107 PMID: 20671238.

In per review process

Ouevedo HC, Alonso A. Coronary steal without significant ischemia. Images in Clinical Medicine.

Oueveclo I-IC, Alonso A. Endovascular treatment of acute upper limb ischemia. Vascular Medicine.


– Variation in the Timing ofMyocardial Infarctions After Hurricane Katrina: Eight Years

After the Storm. Circulation. ; 132:A12595

-Hurricane Katrina and Myocardial Infarction Incidence: Eight Years after the Storm. J Am Coli Cardiol. 2015; 65(10 S).

-Hurricane Katrina and the Timing of tvlyocardial Inlitrction: Seven Years after the Storm. ACC 2014

4ncreased Incidence Of Acute Coronary Syndrome Following Hurricane Katrina In New Orleans: The Impact Continues. JADI Coll ofCardiol 2013; 61 (10) Supplement; E 12.

-Impact of SSRIs as a Treatment för Depression and Anxiety in the Survival ofPatients Who Sufferecl Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Asia Pacific Congress of Cardiology 2013. -Clinical _Features of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy – Single Center Experience. Asia Pacific Congress of Carcliology 2()13.

-Gene Expression Profiling In Low-Risk Cardiac Transplant Patients: A Single-Center Experience. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol., April 5, 201 1; 57: E383.

-Cytoprotective actions of therapy after acute myocardial infarction. Circulation 2009; 120:S820.

-Allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells promote recovery of cardiac function in chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy through [Tilineage clifferentiating capacity. J Ant Coll Carcliol 2009; 53(10): suppl 1, A 194.

-Infarct size reduction correlates with increased contractility after treatment with allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Circulclti,on. 2008; 118:S 692

-Allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells in cellular cardiomyoplasty: Circulation, 2008; 118:A 20.

-Card iac chimerisnl [Ollowing mesenchYlual stem cells transplantation. JAI)! Coll Carcliol 2008; 51 (10): suppl 1, A_40.

-Mesenchymal stet)l cell therapy restores cardiac stein cells niches after acute nwocarclial infarction. Circ Res 2007; 101 : 1208.


-Chronic Total Occlusions : What NOT to do. TCT 2015, San Francisco

Coronary Subclavian Steal without hemodynamic significance. TCT 2015. San Francisco.

-Transradial Three Stent Strategy For Unprotected Distal Left Main Trifurcation Stenosis With Impella Support. LA ACC Chapter. Nov 2015.

-Impact Of Hurricane Katrina on Incidence Of Acute Myocardial Infhrction: Eight Years

After the Storm. LA ACC Chapter. Nov 2014. Poster Winnel’ Connpetition

-Natural Disasters and Myocardial Infarction: The Six Years after Hurricane Katrina.

ACC Washington DC 2014.

-Sleep Quality, Sleep Disordered Breathing, and Insomnia in US Hispanic Patients. Sleep 2011. Meeting. of The Associated Professional Sleep Societies. Minneapolis, MN. -The Impact of JNC VII Recommendations for Controlling Blood Pressure in a Heart Failure Disease Management Program. EPI/ NPAM 2011. AHA. Atlanta, GA.

-The meaningful use of the review of systems in the heart failure patients. AMA. Resident and Fellows research symposium. San Diego, 2010.

-A population study justifying the role of the polypill in Heart Failure patients. Miami International Revascularization Symposium. 2010.

-Coronary vasospasm induced by adenosine administration for supraventricular tachycardia. Florida Medical Association, Orlando 2010.

-Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cells Promote Recovery of Cardiac Function in Chronic Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Through Trilineage Differentiating Capacity. J Am Coll Cardiol 2009; 5300): suppl 1, A 194.

-Mesenchymal Stem Cells Improve Cardiac Function in Chronic Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. Stems of Heart and Myocardial Rebirth Symposium. Boston 2008.

-Mesenchymal stem cell therapy restores cardiac stem cells niches after acute myocarclial infarction. American Heart Association. ()rlando 2007

Oral Presentations

-Enc[ovascular Closure of Ascending Aorta Pseudoaneurysm. VIVA Fellows Competition. Las Vegas. 2015.

-Succesful antegrade dissection reentry for Instent Restenosis of Total Chronic Coronay occlusion. CRT 2015, Washington DC.

-Enclovascular Treatment of Acute Upper Limb Ischemia. VIVA Fellows Competition. Las Vegas. 2014

-Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Tulane University, Cardiology Fellowship presentation. 2013

-Evaluation of paravalvuular leak in mitral valve prosthesis. Tulane University,

Cardiology Fellowship Imaging presentation. October 2012

-Percutaneous Coronary Intervention versus surgery Ibr left main disease. Tulane University Carcliology Fellowship Journal Club. September 2012.

-Cardiovascular Risk Assessment at the Point of Care. Grand Rounds. University of Miami/VAMC, GRECC. June 2012.

-Allogeneic in Chronic Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. Specializecl Centers for Cell-Based therapy (SCCT). NHLBI Steering Committee Meeting. Miami April 2009


-TCTMD Fellows Forum http://www.tctmd.cotn/show.aspx?icl=130657. htlp :// [md. co Ill/show. a spx? id- 133323


-Fellow of the year. Geriatric Medicine Fellowship. University of Miami/VAMC. 2012 -M elvin L. Marcus Young Investigator Awards in Cardiovascular Science. Finalist.

American Heart: Association, November 2008.

43est basic science poster. Cardiovascular Research Symposium. University of Miami, Miami FL. Feb 2008.


Mentor, Students Training in Research Program, University of Miami, Miami, FL, 2010


ABIM Internal Medicine, 2011
ABIM Geriatric Medicine, 2012
Board Certified Nuclear Cardiology, 12/2014

Board Certified Echocadiography, 7/2015
BLS/ACLS, 8/2015
Board Certified Cardiovascular Diseases, 1/2016


American Heart Association, From 2007 to 2009
American Medical Association, From 2009 to now
American College of Physicians, 2009-2011
Florida Medical Association, 2009-2011

Fellow, American College of Cardiology, 7/2012 to now
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 1/2014 to now
Radiology Society of North America, 1/2015 to now


Catheterizations and Cardiovascular Interventions, From 2012 to now
Cardiology (Karger), From 2013 to now
The Oschner Journal, From 2014 to now
International Journal of Stroke, From 2014 to now


DOCS Community Health Fair, University of Miami, Miami, FL. 2009-10