Rita Coram, M.D., FACC

Rita Coram, M.D., FACC

Rita Coram, M.D., FACC

Rita Coram, M.D., FACC

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Women's Cardiovascular Health Program
  • Director, Coronary Care Unit, University of Louisville Hospital
  • Director, Chest Pain Center, University of Louisville Hospital
University of Louisville Health Care Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-7959 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Interventional Cardiology; Women's Cardiovascular Health

 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Cardiovascular Disease / Interventional Cardiology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: American University of Beirut
  • Residency: Indiana University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Krannert Institute of Cardiology

 

Recent Publications

  • Widimsky P, Coram R, Abou-Chebl A. Reperfusion therapy of acute ischaemic stroke and acute myocardial infarction: similarities and differences. Eur Heart J. 2014 Jan;35(3):147-55. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht409. Epub 2013 Oct 3. PubMed PMID: 24096325; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3890694.
  • Raheja P, Sekhar A, Lewis D, Samson R, Sardana V, Coram R. Wellens' syndrome over the past three decades. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2013 Mar 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23466752.
  • Tisdale JE, Overholser BR, Wroblewski HA, Sowinski KM, Amankwa K, Borzak S, Kingery JR, Coram R, Zipes DP, Flockhart DA, Kovacs RJ. Enhanced sensitivity to drug-induced QT interval lengthening in patients with heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction. J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 Sep;52(9):1296-305. doi: 10.1177/0091270011416939. Epub 2011 Nov 1. PubMed PMID: 22045830; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3857021.
  • Tisdale JE, Overholser BR, Sowinski KM, Wroblewski HA, Amankwa K, Borzak S, Kingery JR, Coram R, Zipes DP, Flockhart DA, Kovacs RJ. Pharmacokinetics of ibutilide in patients with heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction. Pharmacotherapy. 2008 Dec;28(12):1461-70. doi: 10.1592/phco.28.12.1461. PubMed PMID: 19025427.
  • Coram R, George Z, Breall JA. Percutaneous intervention through a Cabrol composite graft. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2005 Nov;66(3):356-9. PubMed PMID: 16208698.