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Joseph Krepp
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Office Phone: 202-741-3333
Email: Email
Department: Medicine

Education

  • B.S. Biology, The George Washington Univeristy, 2006
  • M.D., SUNY StonyBrook School of Medicine, 2010

Biography

 WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING



The George Washington University – MFA, Washington, DC                                      07/2018 – present
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Co-Director, Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy and Cardiac Amyloidosis Program
  • Lead Interventional Echocardiographer
  • Clinical cardiologist: Outpatient and inpatient, including CCU and Consultative services
  • Member of “Heart Valve Team”
  • Developed and implemented imaging protocol for TTR cardiac Amyloidosis at GWU using Technetium Pyrophosphate Scanning. 
New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell, New York, NY                              08/2017 – 07/2018
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Clinical cardiologist: Outpatient and inpatient, including Cardiac Step-Down Unit, CCU, and Consultative services
  • Echocardiographer, including interventional echocardiography
  • Member of “Heart Valve Team”
  • Nuclear cardiology reader
  • Electrocardiogram reader
  • Co-Investigator for PARTNER3 and PORTICO trials
  • Lead author of protocol for TEE guidance of Mitraclip placement at NYPH – Weill Cornell
 New York Presbyterian– Columbia University, New York, NY                                  07/2016 – 06/2017
Advanced Echocardiography Fellow
  • Extensive experience in structural and interventional echocardiography, including pre-procedure assessment and intra-procedural guidance of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Mitral valve repair (Mitraclip), Valve-in-Valve Replacement (mitral, aortic, tricuspid), Paravalvular Leak Closure (aortic and mitral), Atrial Septal Defect/Patent Foramen Ovale Closure, WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure, and Tricuspid Valve Repair (Forma device, Mitralign, Mitraclip)
  • Skills: Interventional echocardiography, three-dimensional echocardiography, mechanical circulatory support imaging (LVAD, RVAD, LV Impella, RV Impella), Myocardial strain imaging, transesophageal echocardiography, transthoracic echocardiography, and stress echocardiography 
Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC                     07/2013 – 06/2016
Chief Cardiology Fellow        June 2015 – June 2016
Cardiology Fellow                  July 2013 – June 2015                                                        

New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell, New York, NY                              07/2010 – 06/2013
Internal Medicine Resident

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS
Licensure:
District of Columbia                                                                                                            2013 – present
New York                                                                                                                            2016 – 2018
Virginia                                                                                                                                2015 – 2016
 
Board Certifications:
Certified, National Board of Echocardiography                                                                  2018 – present
Level III Certification, Echocardiography                                                                          2017 – present
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease                    2016 – present
Diplomate, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology                                                      2016 – present
Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation                                                                 2016 – present
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine                                                              2013 – present


 

Awards

Cardiology Fellow of the Year Award                                                                             June 2016
Nominated by cardiology co-fellows
 
Runner-up: David E. Rogers Resident Research Award                                              June 2013
“Cornell Product Criteria for Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Strongly Predicts the
Presence of Diastolic Dysfunction.”
 
Co-winner: Outstanding Student Presentation Award                                                 July 2005
“Isolation and Characterization of a Heat Shock Factor Binding Protein from the
hookworm A. caninum.” The Helminthological Society of Washington Annual Meeting,
McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland
 
George Gamow Research Fellowship                                                                               May 2005
 
Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Fellowship                                                   May 2004

Division

  • Cardiology

Publications

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Jain, R, Krepp, J, Wessler, J, Khalique, O, Hahn, RT, Moses JW. “Improvement in Myocardial Strain after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy.” Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Las Vegas, NV May 2019

Alzahrani T, Nguyen T, Ryan A, Dwairy A, McCaffrey J, Yunus R, Forgione J, Krepp J, Nagy C, Mazhari R, Reiner J. Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Myocardial Infarction in the Transgender Population. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 Apr;12(4)

Yunus, R, Alzahrani, T, McCaffrey JD, Krepp J, Choi, AD, Nagy C, Mazhari R, Reiner J. “Predictors of Early Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Recovery in Patients Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.” American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research, Arlington, VA April 2019

Yunus R, Alzahrani T, Forgione J, McCaffrey JD, Atanda A, Krepp J, Mazhari R, Nagy C, Reiner J. “Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes: Insight from The National Cardiovascular Data Registry.” American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA March 2019

R Yunus, T Alzahrani, J McCaffrey, H Ismail, J Lewis, A Solomon, B Choi, J Krepp, C Nagy, A Choi, J Reiner, Predictors of early left ventricular ejection fraction recovery in patients following transcatheter aortic valve replacement, American Heart Association Quality of Care & Outcomes Research, 2019

Raza Yunus, Talal Alzahrani, Joseph Forgione, James McCaffrey, Adebayo Atanda, Joseph Krepp, Ramesh Mazhari, Christian Nagy and Jonathan Reiner. ACC 2019, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes: Insight From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry., ACC 2019, 2019

Jain, R, Krepp, J, Wessler, J, Khalique, O, Hahn, RT, Moses JW, Improvement in Myocardial Strain after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, The Society for Angiography and Interventions, 2019 May

Yunus, R, Alzahrani, T, McCaffrey JD, Krepp J, Choi, AD, Nagy C, Mazhari R, Reiner J, Predictors of Early Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Recovery in Patients Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Session, 2019 Apr

Yunus R, Alzahrani T, Forgione J, McCaffrey JD, Atanda A, Krepp J, Mazhari R, Nagy C, Reiner J, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes: Insight from The National Cardiovascular Data Registry, American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, 2019 Mar

Raza Yunus, Talal Alzahrani, Joseph Forgione, James McCaffrey, Adebayo Atanda, Joseph Krepp, Ramesh Mazhari, Christian Nagy and Jonathan Reiner., Predictors of Early Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Recovery in Patients Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement., Quality of Care and Outcome Research, 2019

Raza Yunus, Talal Alzahrani, Joseph Forgione, James McCaffrey, Adebayo Atanda, Joseph Krepp, Ramesh Mazhari, Christian Nagy and Jonathan Reiner, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes: Insight from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry, JACC 2019 Vol. 73 (9) Suppl 1

Talal Alzahrani, Tran Nguyen, Angela Ryan, Ahmad Dwairy, James McCaffrey, Raza Yunus, Joseph Forgione, Joseph Krepp, Christian Nagy, Ramesh Mazhari, Jonathan Reiner, Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Myocardial Infarction in Transgender Population, AHA QCOR, Arlington, VA, 2019, Finalist at Young Investigator Award

Talal Alzahrani, Tran Nguyen, Angela Ryan, Ahmad Dwairy, James McCaffrey, Raza Yunus, Joseph Forgione, Joseph Krepp, Christian Nagy, Ramesh Mazhari, Jonathan Reiner, Mitral Leaflet Clip Procedure Outcomes: Analysis from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry, AHA QCOR, Arlington, VA, 2019

Talal Alzahrani, Tran Nguyen, Angela Ryan, Ahmad Dwairy, James McCaffrey, Raza Yunus, Joseph Forgione, Joseph Krepp, Christian Nagy, Ramesh Mazhari, Jonathan Reiner, Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Myocardial Infarction in the Transgender Population, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 2019 Apr, Volume 12, Issue 4. Pages 1-7

Alzahrani T, Nguyen T, Ryan A, Dwairy A, McCaffrey J, Yunus R, Forgione J, Krepp J, Nagy C, Mazhari R, Reiner J., Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Myocardial Infarction in the Transgender Population., Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 2019 Apr, Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 Apr;12(4)

Alzahrani T, Nguyen T, Ryan A, Dwairy A, McCaffrey J, Yunus R, Forgione J, Krepp J, Nagy C, Mazhari R, Reiner J., Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Myocardial Infarction in the Transgender Population., Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 2019 Apr, Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 Apr;12(4)

Kim J, Alakbarli J, Pollie M, Devereux RB, Krepp J, Wong SC, Bergman GB, Khalique O, Levine RA, Ratcliffe M, Weinsaft JW. “Left Ventricular Chamber Dilation Predicts Therapeutic Response to MitraClip – Impact of Adverse LV Remodeling on Mitral Regurgitation Recurrence following Percutaneous Repair.” American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL, March 2018

Yunus R, Alzahrani T, McCaffrey J, Ismail H, Lewis J, Solomon A, Choi BG, Krepp J, Nagy C, Choi AD, Reiner J, Predictors of Early Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Recovery in Patients Following TAVR, Mid-Atlantic American College of Cardiology Abstract Session, 2018 Nov, Mid-Atlantic American College of Cardiology Symposium, November 2018

Krepp JM, Roman MJ, Devereux RB, Bruce A, Prakash SK, Morris SA, Holmes KW, Ravekes W, Shohet RV, Pyeritz RE, Maslen CL, Kroner BL, Eagle KA, Preiss L, Asch FM. Bicuspid and Unicuspid Aortic Valves: Different Phenotypes of the Same Disease? Insight from the GenTAC Registry. Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 Dec;12(6): 740-745.

Krepp J. “Mechanical Complications of Myocardial Infarction: Acute Mitral Regurgitation.” American Society of Echocardiography, Baltimore, MD, June 2017.

Bettinger N, Khalique OK, Krepp JM, Hamid NB, Bae DJ, Pulerwitz TC, Liao M, Hahn RT, Vahl TP, Nazif TM, George I, Leon MB, Einstein AJ, Kodali SK. Practical Detection of Aortic Valve Calcium Volume Score on Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography Prior to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and Impact on Paravalvular Regurgitation: Elucidating Optimal Threshold Cutoffs. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2017 Apr;11(4): 302-308

Krepp JM, Hebsur S, Panza JA, Cooper HA, Asch FM. A Shift in Coronary Care Unit Patient Population: Ten Year Experience from an Urban Tertiary Care Center. Acute Cardiac Care. 2016 Aug; 17(4): 83-84.

Krepp J, Lu D, Alexander P, Moore H. A Rare Case of Epicardial Left Ventricular Sutureless Screw-in Lead Placement Causing Left Anterior Descending Artery Stenosis. HeartRhythm Case Reports. 2016 Apr 30;2(4):303-305.

Sovani P, Giang PN, Krepp J, Srichai B. “Establishing a Diastology Database: Diastolic Grade and Left Atrial Filling Pressure at Rest and at Stress as Potential Indicators of Subtle Ischemia.” American College of Physicians Resident Abstract Competition, Washington, DC, May 2015.

Krepp J, Lin F, Min JK, Devereux, RB, Okin PM. Cornell Product Criteria for Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Strongly Predicts the Presence of Diastolic Dysfunction. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2014 Nov; 19(6): 522-60.

Huffman C, Torguson R, Krepp J, Chen F, Pichard A, Satler L, Suddath W, Waksman R. “Should a Bleeding Risk Score be Developed to Account for the Added Risk in Patients with Moderate or Severe Aortic Stenosis Who Undergo Percutaneous Coronary Intervention?” 2013 American College of Cardiology Mid-Atlantic Capital Cardiology Symposium, Washington, DC, October 2013

Shostak E, Brylka D, Krepp J, Pua B, Sanders A. Bedside Sonography for Detection for Post Procedure Pneumothorax. J Ultrasound Med. 2013 Jun; 32(6): 1003-9.

Krepp J, Lin F, Min JK, Devereux, RB, Okin PM. “Cornell Product Criteria for Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Strongly Predicts the Presence of Diastolic Dysfunction.” American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Los Angeles, CA, November 2012

Krepp J, Gelmedin V, Hawdon JM. Characterization of Hookworm Heat Shock Factor Binding Protein (HSB-1) During Heat Shock and Larval Activation. Int J Parasitol. 2011 Apr; 41(5): 533-43.

Kiss JE, Gao X, Krepp JM, Hawdon JM. Interaction of hookworm 14-3-3 with the forkhead transcription factor DAF-16 requires intact Akt phosphorylation sites. Parasit Vectors. 2009 Apr 24; 2(1): 2-21.

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