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Enrique L. Ostrzega, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Educational Scholar)
Medicine
GNH Ct C4j107 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 409 8672

Overview

Dr. Enrique L. Ostrzega graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, School of Medicine, Cordoba, Argentina in 1973. He then went on to complete three fellowships in cardiology, the first at Ichilov Hospital, the second at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and the third at LAC+USC Medical Center. He works in Los Angeles, CA and specializes in Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Ostrzega is affiliated with Keck Medical Center Of USC and LAC USC Medical Center. He speaks English and Spanish.

Awards

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teacher Year IV, 2006-2007

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, USC: Golden Apple Award, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Elective Clerkship, 1998-1999

The Larry King Cardiac Foundation: Physician Laureate Award, 2006

Department of Medicine, USC: Best Sub-Specialist of the Year Award, 2012-2013

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teacher Year III, 2013-2014

Department of Medicine, USC: Best Attending of the Year, Gold Firm, 1996

Department of Medicine, USC : Best Sub-Specialist of the Year Award, 2014-2015

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors: Citation Awarded for Services, 1998

Universidad Nacional de Cordoba: Editorial Interamericana, School of Medicine Award, 1969

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teacher Year II, 2013-2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teacher Year II, 2010-2011

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teacher Year IV, 2000-2001

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Teaching Incentive Award, 2010

Department of Medicine, USC: Attending Staff Award, Chief Residents Choice Award, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Elective Clerkship, 2003-2004

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Master Teacher Award, 2011

Colegio Nacional: Gold Medal Award, 1966

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teacher Year IV, 2013-2014

Publications

Puri P, Sarma R, Ostrzega EL, Varadarajan P, Pai RG. Massive posterior mitral annular calcification causing dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction: mechanism and management implications. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2005 Oct; 18(10):1106. View in: PubMed

Yaghoubian B, Ngo B, Mak M, Ostrzega E, Tesoro J, Mitani GH. Warfarin-induced leukocytoclastic vasculitis. Cutis. 2005 Jun; 75(6):329-38. View in: PubMed

Shotan A, Ostrzega E, Mehra A, Johnson JV, Elkayam U. Incidence of arrhythmias in normal pregnancy and relation to palpitations, dizziness, and syncope. Am J Cardiol. 1997 Apr 15; 79(8):1061-4. View in: PubMed

Mehra A, Shotan A, Ostrzega E, Vasquez-Johnson J, Elkayam U. Escalating nitrate dose overcomes early attenuation of hemodynamic effect caused by nitrate tolerance in patients with heart failure. Am Heart J. 1995 Oct; 130(4):798-805. View in: PubMed

Elkayam U, Ostrzega E, Shotan A, Mehra A. Cardiovascular problems in pregnant women with the Marfan syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 1995 Jul 15; 123(2):117-22. View in: PubMed

Mehra A, Shotan A, Ostrzega E, Hsueh W, Vasquez-Johnson J, Elkayam U. Potentiation of isosorbide dinitrate effects with N-acetylcysteine in patients with chronic heart failure. Circulation. 1994 Jun; 89(6):2595-600. View in: PubMed

Shotan A, Mehra A, Ostrzega E, Hsueh W, Do YS, Fisher DA, Hurst A, Johnson JV, Elkayam U. Plasma cyclic guanosine monophosphate in chronic heart failure: hemodynamic and neurohormonal correlations and response to nitrate therapy. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1993 Dec; 54(6):638-44. View in: PubMed

Elkayam U, Shotan A, Mehra A, Ostrzega E. Calcium channel blockers in heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1993 Oct; 22(4 Suppl A):139A-144A. View in: PubMed

Mehra A, Ostrzega E, Shotan A, Johnson JV, Elkayam U. Persistent hemodynamic improvement with short-term nitrate therapy in patients with chronic congestive heart failure already treated with captopril. Am J Cardiol. 1992 Nov 15; 70(15):1310-4. View in: PubMed

Elkayam U, Mehra A, Shotan A, Ostrzega E. Nitrate resistance and tolerance: potential limitations in the treatment of congestive heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 1992 Sep 24; 70(8):98B-104B. View in: PubMed

Sasaki H, Charuzi Y, Sugiki Y, Honma H, Ostrzega E. Paradoxical motion of the posterior left ventricular wall seen in healthy subjects in the upright position. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1988 Nov-Dec; 1(6):406-9. View in: PubMed

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