Cardiology

Edward L. O'Leary, M.D.

Dr. O'LearyAssociate 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 Appointments Call (402)559-8888
Toll Free 1-800-97-HEART (1-800-974-3278)

Hospital Appointments:
The Nebraska Medical Center 
Methodist Health Hospital 

Board Certification:  
Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Interventional Cardiology

Education:
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Intern - Internal Medicine, 1986
Resident - Internal Medicine, 1988
Chief Resident - Internal Medicine, 1989

University of Texas HSC, San Antonio, TX
Fellow -Cardiovascular Research, 1993
Fellow - Cardiovascular Disease, 1994
Fellow - Interventional Cardiology, 1995

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. O'Leary is currently Chief of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the Omaha Veterans and Administration Medical Center in Omaha. He also serves as Fellowship Director for the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at UNMC.

Dr. O'Leary , has authored many manuscripts, and abstracts, and has given many presentations both regionally and nationally. Dr. O'Leary travels throughout the country training interventional cardiologists and other health-care professionals in the use of IVUS (intravascular ultrasound).

Dr. O'Leary is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine, and Interventional Cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. O'Leary has been a member of "Physicians for Peace" for the past five years, and has traveled to Bangladesh several times, where he not only provided advanced cardiology care to the Bangladeshi residents, but also trained native cardiologists.

Selected Publications:

  1. Elhendy, Abdou, McGrain Anna C, O'Leary, Edward L., Xie, Feng, Porter Thomas R. "Enhanced Sensitivity of Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography for the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease Using Real Time Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography at an Intermediate Stage of the Test". Scientific Sessions 2003, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL, November 9-12, 2003.
  2. Elhendy A, Porter TR, Xie F, O'Leary E. The Impact of Coronary Artery Stenosis Severity on the Induction of Wall Motion and Perfusion Abnormalities During Dobutamine Stress Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography. J. Am Coll Cardiol. 2005, 45:272A.
  3. Tsutsui JM, Xie F, Mukherjee S, O'Leary EL, McGrain AC, Porter TR. Effect of Perfusion Imaging During Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography in Detecting Occult Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease. .J Am Coll Cardiology.2005;45:294A.
  4. Xie F, Tsutsui JM, McGrain A, O'Leary EL, Hankins J, Mahrous H, Porter TR. Comparison of Real Time Perfusion Utilizing Continuous Infusions of Ultrasound Contrast During Vasodilator Stess With Radionuclide Uptake and Quantitative Angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005; 45:277A.

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