Vicechief of cardiology at the Montefiore / Einstein Heart and Vascular Center, USA
Dr. Jorde graduated from the Freie Universitaet Hamburg Medical School, Germany in 1991 and subsequently completed clinical training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, both New York. He then joined the heart failure and transplant faculty at Columbia University in 1999. From 2003 – 2007, he directed the heart failure program at New York University. He returned to Columbia University in 2007 as Medical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs and rose to the rank of Professor of Medicine.
In 2014, he was appointed section chief for Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation as well as vicechief of cardiology at the Montefiore / Einstein Heart and Vascular Center. The program is now one of the largest in the United States with consistently superior outcomes in both LVAD therapy and heart transplantation.
Dr. Jorde is an internationally recognized expert in the evaluation and management of advanced heart failure and currently serves on the board of directors of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.
His academic record is notable for research funding from the National Institutes of Health (K23 recipient, K23 primary mentor, R01) and American Heart Association (GIA) as well as publication of over 200 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals.
- Location: USA