EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Fellowships in Clinical Cardiology/ Echocardiography, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1998-2001.
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1995-1998.
B.S. (cum laude), University of Michigan, School of Engineering, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1991.
M.D., Loyola University of Chicago�Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 1995.
M.S., Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2001.
Rosario Freeman M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Coronary Care Unit
Director, Echocardiography Laboratory
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-6422
UW (206) 598-4300
Roosevelt Women's Cardiology Clinic (206) 598-3300
Fax: (206) 598-4669
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiology 2001.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998.
AREAS OF CLINICAL EXPERTISE
Clinical Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease
Women and Heart Disease
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
Outcomes analysis, clinical trials
Freeman RV. Contributor MKSAP 14, Valvular Heart Disease, 2005.
Freeman RV, Otto, CM, Acquired Aortic Stenosis, Circ. 111(24):3316–3326, 2005.
Freeman RV, Greenberg D, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Update on presentation, pathophysiology, and diagnostic testing, Heart (in progress).
Freeman RV, Otto CM, Diagnostic Echocardiography, Chapter for "Surgery of the Chest," W.B. Saunders Co., 7th edition, 2005.
Freeman, RV, Otto CM, Echocardiographic Evaluation of Cardiac Hemodynamics, Chapter for "Atlas of Echocardiography," Current Medicine LLC, Spring 2005.
Freeman RV, Eagle KA, Bates ER, Werns SW, Kline-Rogers E, Karavite D, Moscucci M., Comparison of artificial neural networks with logistic regression in prediction of in-hospital death after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, Am. Heart J. 140(3):511–520, 2000.
Freeman RV, Mehta RH, Al Badr W, Cooper JV, Kline-Rogers E, Eagle KA, Influence of concurrent renal dysfunction on outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes and implications of the use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors, J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 41:718–724, 2003.
Freeman RV, Exercise Echocardiography, Chapter for "The Practice of Clinical Echocardiography," W.B. Saunders Co., 3rd edition, 2007.