Christopher Michael O'Connor, MD

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine
Richard Sean Stack, M.D. Distinguished Professor
Campus mail 7401 Hosp North, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6195
Email address oconn002@mc.duke.edu

Dr. O’Connor’s research interests include: acute heart failure; co-morbidities in heart failure; clinical trials; biomarkers; and novel pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches for the treatment of heart failure.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 1988 - 1989
  • Chief Medical Resident - VAMC, Medicine, Duke University, 1987 - 1988
  • Cardiology Fellow, Medicine, Duke University, 1986 - 1987
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1983 - 1986
  • M.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1983

Publications

Sinha, Shashank S., Carolyn M. Rosner, Behnam N. Tehrani, Aneel Maini, Alexander G. Truesdell, Seiyon Ben Lee, Pramita Bagchi, et al. “Cardiogenic Shock From Heart Failure Versus Acute Myocardial Infarction: Clinical Characteristics, Hospital Course, and 1-Year Outcomes.” Circ Heart Fail 15, no. 6 (June 2022): e009279. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.121.009279.

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35510546
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DeFilippis, Ersilia M., Melvin Echols, Philip B. Adamson, Wayne B. Batchelor, Lauren B. Cooper, Lawton S. Cooper, Patrice Desvigne-Nickens, et al. “Improving Enrollment of Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Populations in Heart Failure Trials: A Call to Action From the Heart Failure Collaboratory.” Jama Cardiol 7, no. 5 (May 1, 2022): 540–48. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2022.0161.

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35319725
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Saldarriaga, Clara, Dan Atar, Amanda Stebbins, Basil S. Lewis, Imran Zainal Abidin, Robert O. Blaustein, Javed Butler, et al. “Vericiguat in patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.” Eur J Heart Fail 24, no. 5 (May 2022): 782–90. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.2468.

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35239245
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Rosner, Carolyn M., Melany Atkins, Ibrahim M. Saeed, James A. de Lemos, Amit Khera, Alireza Maghsoudi, Jean Min, Behnam N. Tehrani, Christopher M. O’Connor, and Christopher R. deFilippi. “Patients With Myocarditis Associated With COVID-19 Vaccination.” J Am Coll Cardiol 79, no. 13 (April 5, 2022): 1317–19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2022.02.004.

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35361355
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Tobin, Rachel S., Michael F. Cosiano, Christopher M. O’Connor, Mona Fiuzat, Bradi B. Granger, Joseph G. Rogers, James A. Tulsky, Karen E. Steinhauser, and Robert J. Mentz. “Spirituality in Patients With Heart Failure.” Jacc Heart Fail 10, no. 4 (April 2022): 217–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2022.01.014.

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35361439
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Cooper, Lauren B., Scott Bruce, Mitchell Psotka, Robert Mentz, Rachel Bell, Stephen L. Seliger, Christopher O’Connor, and Christopher deFilippi. “Proteomic differences among patients with heart failure taking furosemide or torsemide.” Clin Cardiol 45, no. 3 (March 2022): 265–72. https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.23733.

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35014074
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