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Valentina Kutyifa, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-2676

Fax: (585) 273-5283

Biography

Research

Dr. Valentina Kutyifa holds a PhD in cardiac electrophysiology, a Masters degree in health care management, and a certificate in clinical research from Harvard Medical School. Her major research focus in cardiac arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death.

Her research work encompasses a wide array of studies related to diabetes, implantable cardioverter–defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization therapy, echocardiography, and technology innovations including the wearable cardioverter–defibrillator, subcutaneous ICD, and left ventricular assist devices.

Publication list:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=kutyifa+v

Goals: scientific excellence.

Specialties:
Heart Failure
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Subcutaneous ICD
Wearable cardioverter defibrillator
Diabetes
Echocardiography
Ventricular Arrhythmias
Cost Effectiveness Analysis
Health Care Management
Novel therapies
Innovation
Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Health Care Quality

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

2005
MD | Hungary-University of Szeged School of Medicine
Medicine

2013
PhD | Hungary-Semmelweis Univ Sch Med-Budapest
Cardiology

Awards

2016
Excellence in Science, Cardiac Electrophysiology Research, and Mentoring award
Location: Bacs-Kiskun County, Hungary

2015 - 2016
Internal Medicine Research Mentoring Award
Location: University of Rochester, Medical Center, Rochester, NY

2015
Young Trialist Award, CVCT
Location: Global Cardiovascular Clinical Trialists Forum, Washington DC

2014
Eric Prystowsky Young Investigator Award Finalist
Location: Heart Rhythm Society Congress, USA

2011
Best Abstract Award
Sponsor: Alpe Adria International Congress
Location: Budapest, Hungary

2009
Young Investigator Award
Sponsor: Young Cardiologists' Congress
Location: Hungary

2005
Young Investigator Award
Sponsor: National Cardiology Congress
Location: Balatonfured, Hungary

2002 - 2004
Students for Pro Renovanda Cultura Science
Location: Hungariae, Hungary

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Publications

Journal Articles

6/1/2017
Masiero S, Connolly SJ, Birnie D, Neuzner J, Hohnloser SH, Vinolas X, Kautzner J, O'Hara G, VanErven L, Gadler F, Wang J, Mabo P, Glikson M, Kutyifa V, Wright DJ, Essebag V, Healey JS, . "Wound haematoma following defibrillator implantation: incidence and predictors in the Shockless Implant Evaluation (SIMPLE) trial." Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology.. 2017 Jun 1; 19(6):1002-1006.

5/2017
Daimee UA, Biton Y, Moss AJ, Zareba W, Cannom D, Klein H, Solomon S, Ruwald MH, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Wang PJ, Goldenberg I, Kutyifa V. "Effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy on the risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in patients with chronic kidney disease." Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2017 May 0; 22(3)Epub 2016 Sep 15.

3/2017
Xia X, Ruwald AC, Ruwald MH, Ugoeke N, Szepietowska B, Kutyifa V, Aktas MK, Thomsen PE, Zareba W, Moss AJ, Couderc JP. "Validation of an automatic diagnosis of strict left bundle branch block criteria using 12-lead electrocardiograms." Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2017 Mar 0; 22(2)Epub 2016 Aug 30.

Books & Chapters

2013
Chapter Title: Gyógyszertámogatás a klinikum szemszögéb?l. (Drug reimbursement from a clinician's perspective.)
Book Title: Drug reimbursement
Author List: V Kutyifa, B Merkely
Published By: Medicina Kiado Hungary2013

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