Lori B Croft, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Cardiology
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.
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Heart Murmur
- Myocardial perfusion imaging
- Pregnancy and heart disease
- Transesophageal echocardiography
- Valvular Heart Disease
MD, Albany Medical College
Residency, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship, Cardiology, Mount Sinai Hospital
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.