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Ulrich Peter Jorde, MD

Positions and Appointments

2007-present  Associate Professor of Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
2007-Present  Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2007-Present  Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Education and Training

1996-1999  Cardiology Fellowship
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
1994-1996  Residency, Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
1993-1993  Internship, Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
1991-1993  Doctoral thesis
Medizinische Hochschule Universitaet , Hamburg, Germany
1983-1991  MD
Medizinische Hochschule Universitaet , Hamburg, Germany

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine Board Certification
Cardiovascular Disease Board Certification
New York License
German Medical License
UNOS (Eligible to direct heart transplant program)

Professional Experience

2005-2007  Associate Professor of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
2003-2005  Assistant Professor of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
2000-2003  Assistant Professor of Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
2003-2005  Director, Heart Failure Program
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
1999-2000  Instructor in Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
1996-1999  Instructor in Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Professional Societies and Committees

International Society of Heart and Lung ansplantation
American Heart Association
American College of Cardiology
German Academic Exchange Service

Selected Publications

Colombo PC, Jorde UP. The Active Role of Venous Congestion in the Pathophysiology of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. Rev Esp Cardiol (In press).

Uriel N, Vainrib A, Jorde UP, Cotarlan V, Farr M, Restaino SW, Naka Y, Deng M, Mancini DM, Colombo PC. Clinical Outcome of Orthotopic Heart Transplantation for End-Stage Heart Disease Due to Mediastinal Radiation Therapy. JHLT, accepted.

Garan AR, Uriel N, Sayer G, Sims D, Zahner D, Farr MJ, Mancini DM, Jorde UP. Alteration in Systemic Vascular Resistance and Cardiac Output during Acute Cellular Rejection in Heart Transplant Recipients. JHLT, in press.

Vittorio TJ, Lanier G, Zolty R, Tseng CH, Colombo PC, Jorde UP. Association Between Endothelial Function and Chronotropic Incompetence in Subjects with Chronic Heart Failure Receiving Optimal Medical Therapy. . Echocardiography 2009 (accepted).

Uriel N, Jorde UP, Cotarlan V, Colombo PC, Farr M, Restaino S, Lietz K, Naka Y, Deng MC, Mancini DM. Heart Transplantation in HIV Positive Patients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Jul;28(7):667-9.

Colombo PC, Rastogi S, Onat D, Zaca V, Gupta RC, Jorde UP, Sabbah HD. Activation of Endothelial Cells in Conduit Veins of Dogs With Heart Failure and Veins of Normal Dogs Following Vascular Stretch by Acute Volume Loading. J Card Fail. 2009 Jun;15(5):457-63.

Sayer G, Naka Y, Jorde UP. Ventricular Assist Device Therapy – An Update. Cardiovasc Ther. 2009 Summer;27(2):140-50.

Vittorio TJ, Zolty R, Garg PK, Sarswat N,Tseng CH, Colombo PC, Jorde UP. Interdependence of Cardiac and Endothelial Function in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure on Optimal Medical Therapy. Echocardiography. 2009 May 26.

Mignatti A, Sims DB , Colombo PC, MD, Garcia LI, Bijou R, Deng MC, Jorde UP. Resting Heart rate does not reflect the degree of beta-blockade in subjects with heart failure on chronic beta blocker therapy. Cardiovasc Ther. 2009 Spring;27(1):42-8.

Vittorio TJ, Zolty R, Kasper ME, Khandwalla R, Hirsh D, Tseng CH, Jorde UP, Ahuja K. Differential Effects of Carvedilol and Metoprolol Succinate on Plasma Norepinephrine Release and Peak Exercise Heart Rate in Subjects with Chronic Heart Failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Mar;13(1):51-7.

Jorde UP, Vittorio TJ, Kasper M, Arrezzi E, Colombo PC, Goldsmith R, Ahuja K, Hirsh DS. Chronotropic Incompetence, Beta-blockers, and Functional Capacity in Advanced Severe Congestive Heart Failure. Time to pace? Eur J Heart Fail. 2008 Jan;10(1):96-101.

Grossi EA, Schwartz CF, Yu PJ, Jorde UP, Crooke GA, Grau JB, Ribakove GH, Baumann FG, Ursumanno P, Culliford AT, Colvin SB, Galloway AC. High-risk aortic valve replacement: are the outcomes as bad as predicted? Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Jan;85(1):102-6

Jeger R, Buller C, Webb J, Dzavik , Dejardin A, Hochman J, Jorde UP. Hemodynamic parameters are prognostically important in cardiogenic shock but similar following early revascularization or initial medical stabilization - A report from the SHOCK Trial. Chest. 2007 Dec;132(6):1794-803.

Jorde UP, Colombo PC, Ahuja K, Hudaihed A, Hirsh DS, Fisher EA, Tseng C, Vittorio TJ. Exercise –induced increase in oxidized low density lipoproteins is associated with adverse outcome in patients with chronic congestive heart failure. J Card Fail. 2007 Nov;13(9):759-64.

Vittorio TJ, Ahuja, K, Kasper M, Turilac H, Tseng, CH, Jorde UP, Gor C. Comparison of high-versus-low-tissue affinity ACE inhibitor treatment on circulating Aldosterone levels in patients with chronic heart failure. J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst. 2007 Dec;8(4):200-4.

Ahuja K, Crooke G, Grossi E, Galloway A, Jorde UP. Reverse remodeling of the left ventricle in chronic heart failure – Surgical approaches. Cardiol Rev. 2007 Jul-Aug; 15(4):184-90.

Billeh R, Hirsh D, Barker C, Ramanathan K, Jeger R, Haas F, Jorde UP. Randomized, double blind comparison of acute beta-1 blockade with 50 mg metoprolol versus 25 mg carvedilol. Congest Heart Fail. 2006 Sep-Oct;12(5):254-7.

Hirsh D, Barbarash S, Vittorio TJ, Arwady A, Goldsmith R, Katz SD, Jorde UP. Utility of heart rate recovery as a predictor for maximum oxygen consumption in patients with chronic congestive heart failure. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Aug;25(8):942-5.

Grossi EA, Crooke G, DiGiorgi PL, Schwartz CF, Jorde UP, Applebaum RM, Ribakove GH, Galloway AC, Grau JB, Colvin SB. Impact of Moderate Functional Mitral Insufficiency In Patients Undergoing Surgical Revascularization. Circulation. 2006 Jul 4;114(1 Suppl):I573-I576.

Batenburg WW, van Esch J,Garrelds, IM, Jorde UP, Lamers JMJ, van Kats JP, DanserAHJ. Carvedilol-induced Antagonism of Angiotensin II: a Matter of a1-Adrenoceptor Blockade J Hypertens. 2006 Jul;24(7):1355-1363.

Jorde UP. Supression of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in CHF. Choice of agents and clinical impact. Cardiol Rev. 2006 Mar-Apr;14(2):81-7.

Onat D, Stathopoulos J, Rose A, Newman K, Sciacca RR, Jorde UP, Colombo PC Nesiritide Infusion via Non-Primed Tubing and Heparin-Coated Catheters is Reliable. Ann Pharmacotherapy 2005 Oct;39(10):1617-9.

Fox MT, Jorde UP. Treatment algorithms for anemia should be gender specific in subjects with chronic heart failure. Congestive Heart Failure 2005 May-Jun;11(3):129-32.

Colombo PC, Banchs JE, Lachmann J, Malla S, Celaj S, Nicholas B. DuBois NB, Talreja A, Ashton AW, Jorde UP, Ware JA, Le Jemtel TH. Vascular Endothelial Cell Activation in Patients With Decompensated Heart Failure. Response to Short-Term Inotropic Therapy. Circulation 2005 Jan 4;111(1):58-62.

Smull D, Jorde UP. Concomitant Use of Nesiritide and Milrinone in acutely decompensated Chronic Heart Failure. Am J Health Syst Pharm 2005;62:291-295.

Jorde UP, Vittorio TJ, Dimayuga, CA, Homma S, Rizkala A, Le Jemtel TH, Katz, SD. High Versus Low Tissue Affinity Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibition in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure: Results of a randomized, double blind trial. Am J Cardiol 2004 Dec 15;94(12)1501-05.

Vittorio T, Lang CC, Katz SD, Packer M, Mancini D, Jorde UP. Vasopressor Response to Angiotensin II Infusion in Patients with CHF receiving betablockers. Circulation 2003;107: 290-93.

Jorde W, Jorde UP. Antigen resorption from the gastrointestinal tract. A historical perspective on the pathophysiological foundation of modern sublingual immunotherapy. Chem Immun Allergy. Basel, Karger 2003,Vol 82:25-32.

Jorde UP, Vittorio TJ, Katz SD, Colombo PC, Latif F, Le Jemtel TH. Elevated Plasma Aldosterone Levels Despite Complete Inhibition of the Vascular Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme in Chronic Heart Failure. Circulation 2002;106: 1055-1057

Malendowicz SL, Jorde UP, Ennezat PV, Chen T, Murray L, Sonnenblick EH,Evans T, Le Jemtel TH. The 1166 A/C Polymorphism of the Angiotensin II type 1 Receptor Gene does not Correlate with the Blood Pressure Response to Angiotensin II in Patients with CHF. J Clin Basic Cardiol 2001;4: 75-77.

Jorde UP, Ennezat PV, Lisker J, Suryadevar V, Infeld J, Cukon S, Hammer A, Sonnenblick EH, Le Jemtel TH. Maximally recommended doses of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors do not completely prevent ACE mediated formation of angiotensin II in chronic heart failure. Circulation 2000;101:844-46.

Panlilio A, Shapiro C, Schable C, Mendelson M, Montecalvo M, Kunches L, Perry S, Edwards E, Srivasta P, Culver D, Weisfuse I, Jorde UP, Davis J, Solomon J, Wormser GP, Ryan J, Bell D, Chamberland M for the CDC Serosurvey Study Group. Serosurvey of Human Immundeficiency Virus, Hepatitis B Virus, and Hepatitis C Virus among hospital - based surgeons. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 1995;180:16-24.

Montecalvo MA, Lee MS, DePalma H, Wynn PS, Lowenfels AB, Jorde U, Wuest D, Klingaman A, O’Brien TA, Calmann, Wormser GP. Seroprevalence of human immunodeficiency virus-1, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus in patients having major surgery. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 1995 Nov;16(11):627-33.

Jorde UP, Horowitz HW, Wormser GP Utility of dapsone for prophylaxis of Pneumocystis carinii in trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole-intolerant HIV-infected individuals. AIDS 1993;7:355-359.

Goldberg NS, Forseter G, Nadelman RB, Schwartz I, Jorde UP, McKenna D, Holmgren RN, Bittker S, Montecalvo M, Wormser GP. Vesicular Erythema Migrans. Archives of Dermatology 1992;128:1495-98.

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