Mina Owlia

Mina Owlia, MD

Specialty

Cardiovascular Disease

Medical School

George Washington University School of Medicine

Residency

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Fellowship

New York University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Member of:
Stamford Health Medical Group

Locations

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Biography

From a young age Dr. Mina Owlia knew she wanted to be a physician. She was drawn to the field of noninvasive cardiology because it enables her to help patients with a full spectrum of cardiovascular issues. Her clinical expertise includes the management of complex coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular disease and preventive cardiology.

At Stamford Health, Dr. Owlia is involved in noninvasive cardiology patient care and cardiovascular imaging techniques including nuclear perfusion, vascular ultrasound and echocardiography. She performs 3D transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) for structural heart disease and valve procedures such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and Watchman (left atrial appendage closure for atrial fibrillation).

Dr. Owlia enjoys helping her patients learn how to minimize their heart disease risk and improve their quality of life by adopting healthy lifestyle habits. One of her top initiatives is to raise awareness of women’s cardiology issues in the community.

Special Interests

  • Valvular heart disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart disease in women

Published Work

  • Owlia, M, Bangalore, S. Is the use of bare-metal stents justifiable in the era of second-generation drug-eluting stents? Can J Cardiol. (March 2016).
  • Owlia, M, Bangalore, S. In hypertensive patients with elevated risk of cardiovascular disease, targeting systolic blood pressure to less than 120mmHg significantly reduces the rate of fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events as well as death from any cause. Evid Based Med. 2016 Jun; 21 (3) 101
  • Michelis, KC, Hassouna, B, Owlia, M, Kelahan, L, Young, HA, Choi, BG. Effect of Electronic Prescription on Attainment of Cholesterol Goals. Clinical Cardiology. 34, 4, 254-260 (April 2011)

Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Languages

English, Spanish, and Conversational Italian

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