Christos G. Mihos, DO

Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Dr. Mihos is a board-certified Non-Invasive Cardiologist and Echocardiographer at Columbia University Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Heart Institute, Miami Beach, FL, USA. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency (2009-2012) and Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship (2012-2015) at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach FL, USA. From 2015-2017, Dr. Mihos served as an Advanced Echocardiography and Clinical Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine for the Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Heart Institute, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Mihos is an active member of several medical societies, including the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Echocardiography, and the American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Mihos is a devoted clinical researcher, and has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts.

Dr. Mihos has a keen interest in the field of valvular heart disease, and in particular mitral valve disorders. He has extensively studied and lectured on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, management, and outcomes of secondary mitral regurgitation in patients with ischemic and non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. He has received grant support from the American Medical Association Foundation to investigate the efficacy of subvalvular repair and papillary muscle interventions in secondary mitral regurgitation, as well as the effects of cardiomyopathy and mitral valve surgery on the mitral and subvalvular apparatus geometry, and has presented these and other research studies at several national and international meetings. Additional areas of interest include aortic and tricuspid valve disease, acquired and inherited cardiomyopathy, and the application of 2D, 3D, and strain echocardiography to the diagnosis and management of valvular heart disease.

Focused Issue edited by Christos G. Mihos

Vol 9, Supplement 7 (June 2017): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Innovations in the management of valvular and structural heart disease)