CSANZ 2021

Alexander R. Opotowsky

Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA

Alexander (Sasha) Opotowsky serves as Director of the Cincinnati Adult Congenital Heart Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, as well as Co-Director of the Heart Institute Research Core and of the Exercise Laboratory. After medical school at Columbia’s College of Physicians & Surgeons, Internal Medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s, and Cardiovascular Disease fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr Opotowsky completed a senior fellowship in adult congenital cardiology and pulmonary hypertension with the Boston Adult Congenital Heart (BACH) service at Boston Children’s & Brigham and Women’s Hospitals. He continued as BACH staff for 8 years before moving to Cincinnati in 2020. Dr Opotowsky’s research interests include pulmonary vascular disease, the Fontan circulation, dynamic cardiovascular response to exercise, and the application of circulating and urine biomarkers to congenital cardiology.

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