Ioana Dumitru, M.D.

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Academic office:
982265 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-2265
Phone (402)559-5151
Fax (402)559-8355

Clinic Practice Location:
Durham Outpatient Center
For An Appointment Call (402)559-8888
Toll Free 1-800-97-HEART (1-800-974-3278)
Veterans Affairs Medical Center - 4101 Woolworth
Appointments (402) 346-8800

Hospital Appointments:
The Nebraska Medical Center
Methodist Hosptial
Childrens Hospital and Medical Center

Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation


Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy (Bucharest, Romania) 
Doctor of Medicine - General Medicine, 1996

St. Joseph Hospital/Northwestern Medical School (Chicago, IL)
Resident - Internal Medicine, 2000

University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha, NE)
Fellow - Cardiovascular Disease, 2003

Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO)
Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, 2003

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Dumitru serves as the Medical Director of the Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program at UNMC.  Dr. Dumitru completed her cardiology fellowship at UNMC, while doing intensive study on Heart Failure at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Dumitru is the only UNOS-certified (United Network for Organ Sharing) physician in the State of Nebraska. Dr. Dumitru’s excellence in patient care was noted as she was named a recipient of the "Physician of Distinction Award for Patient Specialty Care" in 2007.

Selected Publications:
Dowsley T, Dumitru I, Bayne DR, Windle JR, Porter TR, Langnas AN, Raichlin E - Diastolic Dysfunction in Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease is Associated with Development of Heart Failure Early After Liver Transplantation, accepted March 1, 2012 for publication, Transplantation.

Poterucha Joseph, Dumitru I, Haglund N, Raichlin E, Um J — Dynamic Pulmonary Artery Obstruction Causing Right Ventricular Failure after cardiac Transplantation in a Patient with Mustard-Senning Corrected d-Transposition of the Great Arteries. Congenital Heart Disease, September 17, 2011.

Koneru J, Dumitru I, Easley A — Electromagnetic Interference from Electronic Article Surveillance System in a patient with a Biventricular ICD and a Left Ventricular Assist Device. PACE, Aug 18, 2010

Florescu DF, Brostom SE, Dumitru I, Kalil AC - Candida albicans Skin Abscess in a Heart Transplant Recipient. Case Report and Review of the Literature. Infectious Diseases In Clinical Practice. July 2010, volume 18, issue 4, pp 243-246

Florescu DF, Iwen PC, Hill LA, Dumitru I, Quader MA, Kalil AC, Freifeld AG - Cerebral Aspergillosis Caused by Aspergillus Ustus Following Orthotopic Heart Transplantation: case report and review of the literature. Clinical Transplantation. Sept 2008