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Christopher T. Sciria, M.D.

Christopher T. Sciria, M.D.

Cardiology

4.8 out of 5 stars
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Locations

Cardiac Care

1835 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road, Suite 200
Penfield, NY 14526

Cardiac Care

140 Canal View Boulevard, Suite 102
Rochester, NY 14623

Cardiac Care

7309 Seneca Road North, Suite 102
Hornell, NY 14843

About Me

Dr. Sciria is a practicing Cardiologist who sees patients in the Outpatient Clinic, Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) and Cardiac Consultation Service at Strong Memorial Hospital. He is also a member of the Cardiac Imaging Laboratory.

Dr. Sciria is active in medical education and currently serves as As...
Dr. Sciria is a practicing Cardiologist who sees patients in the Outpatient Clinic, Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) and Cardiac Consultation Service at Strong Memorial Hospital. He is also a member of the Cardiac Imaging Laboratory.

Dr. Sciria is active in medical education and currently serves as Associate Program Director for the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at the University of Rochester. He is involved in medical research and has published in multiple peer reviewed journals. His research interests include cardiac devices, arrhythmias, anticoagulation and cardiovascular disease in young women.

Professional Background

Dr. Sciria completed his Cardiology Fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City with an emphasis on cardiovascular imaging. He is Board Certified in Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Imaging and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Sc...
Dr. Sciria completed his Cardiology Fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City with an emphasis on cardiovascular imaging. He is Board Certified in Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Imaging and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Sciria completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Yale University. After completion of his residency, he served a year as a Chief Medical Resident at Yale University.

Certified Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Faculty Appointments

Senior Instructor of Clinical Medicine - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Fellow, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell. 2019 - 2022

Residency, Internship/Residency, Yale University School of Medicine GME. 2016 - 2019

Internship, Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine GME. 2015 - 2016

Education

MD | University at Buffalo. 2015

Publications

Journal Articles

Low Utilization of Lead Extraction Among Patients With Infective Endocarditis and Implanted Cardiac Electronic Devices.

Sciria CT, Kogan EV, Mandler AG, Yeo I, Simon MS, Kim LK, Ip JE, Liu CF, Markowitz SM, Lerman BB, Thomas G, Cheung JW

Journal of the American College of Cardiology.. 2023 May 281 (17):1714-1725. Epub 1900 01 01.

Reduction of left ventricular global longitudinal strain in patients with permanent pacemakers as a predictor of heart failure and mortality outcomes.

Manocha K, Kandola MS, Kalil R, Sciria C, Bassil G, Patel N, Lerman BB, Kim J, Abdelrahman M, Cheung JW

Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE.. 2023 May 46 (5):385-391. Epub 04/22/2023.

Early Stroke and Mortality After Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.

Kogan EV, Sciria CT, Liu CF, Wong SC, Bergman G, Ip JE, Thomas G, Markowitz SM, Lerman BB, Kim LK, Cheung JW

Stroke.. 2023 March 3 Epub 03/03/2023.

Trends and Outcomes of Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients With Ischemic and Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy.

Sciria CT, Kogan EV, Ip JE, Thomas G, Liu CF, Markowitz SM, Lerman BB, Kim LK, Cheung JW

Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology.. 2022 April 15 (4):e010742. Epub 03/28/2022.

Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm: An Unusual Cause of Heart Failure in a Young Woman.

Kalil R, Spitz J, Sciria C, Kim J, Narula N, Karas M, Horn E, Singh H

CASE : cardiovascular imaging case reports.. 2022 February 6 (1):27-30. Epub 11/18/2021.

Hospital market concentration and the use of mechanical circulatory support devices in acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock.

Vohra AS, Jang SJ, Feldman DN, Goyal P, Krishnan U, Sciria C, Cheung JW, Kim LK

BMC health services research.. 2022 January 1922 (1):89. Epub 01/19/2022.

Impact of hospital transfer to hubs on outcomes of cardiogenic shock in the real world.

Lu DY, Adelsheimer A, Chan K, Yeo I, Krishnan U, Karas MG, Horn EM, Feldman DN, Sobol I, Goyal P, Bhatt R, Batra S, Sciria CT, Olonoff D, Cheung JW, Kim LK

European journal of heart failure.. 2021 November 23 (11):1927-1937. Epub 06/22/2021.

Sex-Based Disparities in Outcomes With Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.

Sciria CT, Osorio B, Wang J, Lu DY, Amin N, Vohra A, Yeo I, Feldman DN, Cheung JW, Narula N, Wong SC, Kim LK

The American journal of cardiology.. 2021 September 15155 :135-148. Epub 07/19/2021.

Patterns of Care for Atrial Fibrillation Before, During, and at Discharge From Hospitalization: From the Get With The Guidelines-Atrial Fibrillation Registry.

Desai NR, Sciria CT, Zhao X, Piccini JP, Turakhia MP, Matsouaka R, Fonarow GC, Lewis WR

Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology.. 2021 April 14 (4):e009003. Epub 03/16/2021.

A Challenging Case of Extensive Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection.

Narula N, Singh H, Krishnan U, Sciria C, Vohra A, Kim J, Lau C, Feldman D, Kim L, Friedman JL

JACC. Case reports.. 2020 August 2 (10):1437-1442. Epub 08/19/2020.

Switching warfarin to direct oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation: Insights from the NCDR PINNACLE registry.

Sciria CT, Maddox TM, Marzec L, Rodwin B, Virani SS, Annapureddy A, Freeman JV, O'Hare A, Liu Y, Song Y, Doros G, Zheng Y, Lee JJ, Daggubati R, Vadlamani L, Cannon C, Desai NR

Clinical cardiology.. 2020 July 43 (7):743-751. Epub 05/06/2020.

Patient and hospital characteristics associated with ticagrelor uptake in acute MI: An analysis of the Chest Pain-MI Registry.

Rodwin BA, Lu D, Giaimo A, Annapureddy A, Daggubati R, Curtis J, Sciria CT, Wang TY, Desai NR

International journal of cardiology.. 2020 April 1304 :14-20. Epub 01/15/2020.

Application of the VIRGO taxonomy to differentiate acute myocardial infarction in young women.

Sciria CT, Dreyer RP, D'Onofrio G, Safdar B, Krumholz HM, Spatz ES

International journal of cardiology.. 2019 August 1288 :5-11. Epub 03/28/2019.

Young Women With Acute Myocardial Infarction: Current Perspectives.

Dreyer RP, Sciria C, Spatz ES, Safdar B, D'Onofrio G, Krumholz HM

Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes.. 2017 February 10 (2)Epub 02/22/2017.

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4.7 stars

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4.9 stars

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4.8 stars

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4.8 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

I have recommended this provider & others and they have switched to him.

Dec 18, 2023

5.0 stars

The doctor was great. [...]

Oct 19, 2023

5.0 stars

Was very pleased how fast he/office responded to new medication with contact thru prescription carrier

Aug 30, 2023

5.0 stars

I have referred friends to this provider already

Aug 04, 2023

4.6 stars

Dr. was very thorough & nice.

May 17, 2023