EDUCATION AND TRAINING
B.A., Reed College, Portland, OR, 1975.
M.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1979 (with Honors).
Residency in Internal Medicine, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 1979-1982.
Fellowship in Cardiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1982-1985.
Catherine M. Otto M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P., F.A.H.A.
Professor of Medicine
J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Professorship in Cardiology
Director, Training Programs in Cardiovascular Disease
1959 N.E. Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-6422
Fax: (206) 616-4847
ABIM, Cardiovascular Diseases, 1985.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1982.
AREAS OF CLINICAL EXPERTISE
Valvular heart disease
Adult congenital heart disease
Inherited cardiac diseases
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
Marfan Syndrome: Prevention of aortic root dilation
Bicuspid aortic valve disease
Aortic stenosis: Etiology and prevention of disease progression
Otto, C.M., Valvular Heart Disease, Saunders, 2nd edition, 2004.
Oxorn, D, and Otto, CM. Atlas of Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: Surgical and Radiologic Correlations, Elsevier, 2006.
Otto, C.M., Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography, Elsevier, 3rd edition, 2004.
Otto, C.M., Ed., The Practice of Clinical Echocardiography, 3rd edition, Elsevier, 2007.