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Prateeti Khazanie MD

Prateeti Khazanie, MD

An Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Dr. Khazanie specializes in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. Through her seed grant-supported research project, Dr. Khazanie is using data collected at LVAD centers in the U.S. to better understand the social factors that disqualify female patients for LVADs, leading to potential interventions that will make it easier for women to receive the therapies they need.

“Our goal is to build on this research to develop a more standardized and equitable system for evaluating women and men for advanced heart failure therapies.” (
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