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Katherine Lietz, MD

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Clinical Interests:

Congestive heart failure
Ischemic cardiomyopathy
Cardiac amyloidosis
Cardiac sarcoidosis
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Postpartum cardiomyopathy
Inflammatory and autoimmune myocarditis
Evaluation for left-ventricular assist devices
Evaluation for heart transplantation
Palliative management of end-stage heart failure

Languages Spoken:


Patients Treated:

Young Adults


Katherine Lietz, MD, Ph.D., specializes in the management of chronic congestive heart failure. She enjoys counseling patients about their condition, providing treatment to help improve heart function, and educating them about lifestyle modifications that would allow patients to reclaim a good quality of life and improve their prognosis. Dr. Lietz accompanies her patients on their journey with heart failure throughout their lifetime, including end-stage disease. Being able to affect patients’ and their families’ lives positively has been the most rewarding experience of her professional life.

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Education & Training

Medical School:

M.D. Degree - Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland


Internal Medicine Residency, Eastern Virginia Medical School; Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency, University of Oklahoma


Cardiology/Advanced Heart Failure Clinical Fellowship, Georgetown University; Cardiology Clinical Fellowship, University of Minnesota; Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Research Fellowship, Columbia University

Board Certification(s):

Advanced Heart Failure, Internal Medicine

Graduate School:

PH.D. Degree - Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland