2018 2:46:39 PM    Pedro Cox-Alomar, MD

   Assistant Professor of Medicine

   Director, Structural Heart Program

   LSU HealthCare Network Clinic

   504.568.3759 Phone
   504.568.2147  Fax

   2018 2:54:30 PM










Education &







Honors and Awards:



Boards and Certifications:









MD - 2007

Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine

Puerto Rico


MPH – 2002

George Washington University School of Public Health

Washington, DC


BA – 2000

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor



Ochsner Clinic Foundation

Fellowship, Structural/Valve Interventions, 2015 – 2016


University of Florida College of Medicine at Jacksonville

Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 2014 – 2015


University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2010 – 2013


Harvard Medical School

Residency, Internal Medicine, 2007 – 2010


- Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

- Fellow of American College of Cardiology

- Fellow Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions



- American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

- ABIM Board Cardiovascular Diseases

- ABIM Board Interventional Cardiology

- American Board of Vascular Medicine Endovascular Medicine

- National Board of Echocardiography


Dr. Pedro Cox-Alomar is an interventional cardiologist in New Orleans, Louisiana and is affiliated with LSU Health Sciences Center. He attended and received his medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in 2007 and has been in practice for 6-10 years. He is affiliated with many hospitals including Ochsner Medical Center and University Medical Center.


Coronary Artery Disease, Complex and High Risk Coronary Interventions, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Structural Heart Disease, Endovascular interventions, Adult Congenital Heart Interventions


Teaching Activities:


Assistant Professor of Medicine

Committees & Administrative Responsibilities:


Director, University Medical Center Structural Heart Valve Program

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

Cardiovascular Service Line

Selected Publications:






Machine-Learning-Based in-Hospital Mortality Prediction for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair in the United States. Dagmar F Hernandez-Suarez, Sagar Ranka, Yeunjung Kim, Azeem Latib, Jose Wiley, Angel Lopez-Candales, Duane S Pinto, Maday C Gonzalez, Harish Ramakrishna, Cristina Sanina, Brenda G Nieves-Rodriguez, Jovaniel Rodriguez-Maldonado, Roberto Feliu Maldonado, Israel J Rodriguez-Ruiz, Istoni da Luz Sant'ana, Karlo A Wiley, Pedro Cox-Alomar, Pedro A Villablanca, Abiel Roche-Lima


Machine Learning Prediction Models for In-Hospital Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Dagmar F. Hernandez-Suarez , Yeunjung Kim , Pedro Villablanca , Tanush Gupta , Jose Wiley , Brenda G. Nieves-Rodriguez , Jovaniel Rodriguez-Maldonado , Roberto Feliu Maldonado , Istoni da Luz Sant'Ana , Cristina Sanina , Pedro Cox-Alomar , Harish Ramakrishna , Angel Lopez-Candales , William W. O’Neill , Duane S. Pinto , Azeem Latib and Abiel Roche-Lima


Bivalirudin versus heparin in patients undergoing percutaneous peripheral interventions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Olmedo W, Villablanca PA, Sanina C, Walker J, Weinreich M, Brevik J, Avendano R, Bravo CA, Romero J, Ramakrishna H, Babaev A, Attubato M, Hernandez-Suarez DF, Cox-Alomar P, Pyo R, Krishnan P, Wiley J Vascular 2018-12-01


Crushed Prasugrel Tablets in Patients With STEMI Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: The CRUSH Study. Rollini F, Franchi F, Hu J, Kureti M, Aggarwal N, Durairaj A, Park Y, Seawell M, Cox-Alomar P, Zenni MM, Guzman LA, Suryadevara S, Antoun P, Bass TA, Angiolillo DJ J Am Coll Cardiol 2016 May 3


Experience with Percutaneous Transcatheter Closure of Interatrial Communications at the Cardiovascular Center of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Cox-Alomar PR, Colon-Hernandez P, Sotolongo-Fernandez A, Cox RA P R Health Sci J 2015 Sep


Association of traditional cardiovascular risk factors with coronary plaque sub-types assessed by 64-slice computed tomography angiography in a large cohort of asymptomatic subjects. Rivera, J. J., Nasir, K., Cox, P. R., Choi, E. K., Yoon, Y., Cho, I., Chun, E. J., Choi, S. I., Blumenthal, R. S., Chang, H. J. Atherosclerosis 2009 Oct 01





















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