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Sharon Cresci, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Echocardiography
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Echocardiography

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Transthoracic, transesophageal and stress echocardiograms

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiovascular, Barnes-Jewish/Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1997
Fellowship: Cardiology, Bellevue Hospital, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York 1991
Sr. Chief Resident: Department of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York 1990
Medical Degree: New York University Medical Center, New York, New York 1986
B.S.: Biochemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York 1982

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Heart Failure in the Era of Precision Medicine: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.
Cresci S, Pereira NL, Ahmad F, Byku M, de Las Fuentes L, Lanfear DE, Reilly CM, Owens AT, Wolf MJ
Circ Genom Precis Med. 2019 Oct; 12(10)458-485. doi: 10.1161/HCG.0000000000000058.

PMID:
    31510778
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A Genetic Locus on Chromosome 2q24 Predicting Peripheral Neuropathy Risk in Type 2 Diabetes: Results From the ACCORD and BARI 2D Studies.
Tang Y, Lenzini PA, Pop-Busui R, Ray PR, Campbell H, Perkins BA, Callaghan B, Wagner MJ, Motsinger-Reif AA, Buse JB, Price TJ, Mychaleckyj JC, Cresci S, Shah H, Doria A
Diabetes. 2019 Aug; 68(8)1649-1662. doi: 10.2337/db19-0109.

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    31127053
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Association of Chromosome 9p21 With Subsequent Coronary Heart Disease Events.
Patel RS, Schmidt AF, Tragante V, McCubrey RO, Holmes MV, Howe LJ, Direk K, Åkerblom A, Leander K, Virani SS, Kaminski KA, Muehlschlegel JD, Dubé MP, Allayee H, Almgren P, Alver M, Baranova EV, Behlouli H, Boeckx B, Braund PS, Breitling LP, Delgado G, Duarte NE, Dufresne L, Eriksson N, Foco L, Gijsberts CM, Gong Y, Hartiala J, Heydarpour M, Hubacek JA, Kleber M, Kofink D, Kuukasjärvi P, Lee VV, Leiherer A, Lenzini PA, Levin D, Lyytikäinen LP, Martinelli N, Mons U, Nelson CP, Nikus K, Pilbrow AP, Ploski R, Sun YV, Tanck MWT, Tang WHW, Trompet S, van der Laan SW, van Setten J, Vilmundarson RO, Viviani Anselmi C, Vlachopoulou E, Boerwinkle E, Briguori C, Carlquist JF, Carruthers KF, Casu G, Deanfield J, Deloukas P, Dudbridge F, Fitzpatrick N, Gigante B, James S, Lokki ML, Lotufo PA, Marziliano N, Mordi IR, Muhlestein JB, Newton Cheh C, Pitha J, Saely CH, Samman-Tahhan A, Sandesara PB, Teren A, Timmis A, Van de Werf F, Wauters E, Wilde AAM, Ford I, Stott DJ, Algra A, Andreassi MG, Ardissino D, Arsenault BJ, Ballantyne CM, Bergmeijer TO, Bezzina CR, Body SC, Bogaty P, de Borst GJ, Brenner H, Burkhardt R, Carpeggiani C, Condorelli G, Cooper-DeHoff RM, Cresci S, de Faire U, Doughty RN, Drexel H, Engert JC, Fox KAA, Girelli D, Hagström E, Hazen SL, Held C, Hemingway H, Hoefer IE, Hovingh GK, Johnson JA, de Jong PA, Jukema JW, Kaczor MP, Kähönen M, Kettner J, Kiliszek M, Klungel OH, Lagerqvist B, Lambrechts D, Laurikka JO, Lehtimäki T, Lindholm D, Mahmoodi BK, Maitland-van der Zee AH, McPherson R, Melander O, Metspalu A, Pepinski W, Olivieri O, Opolski G, Palmer CN, Pasterkamp G, Pepine CJ, Pereira AC, Pilote L, Quyyumi AA, Richards AM, Sanak M, Scholz M, Siegbahn A, Sinisalo J, Smith JG, Spertus JA, Stewart AFR, Szczeklik W, Szpakowicz A, Ten Berg JM, Thanassoulis G, Thiery J, van der Graaf Y, Visseren FLJ, Waltenberger J, CARDIoGRAMPlusC4D Consortium., Van der Harst P, Tardif JC, Sattar N, Lang CC, Pare G, Brophy JM, Anderson JL, März W, Wallentin L, Cameron VA, Horne BD, Samani NJ, Hingorani AD, Asselbergs FW
Circ Genom Precis Med. 2019 Apr; 12(4)e002471. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGEN.119.002471.

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    30897348
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Subsequent Event Risk in Individuals With Established Coronary Heart Disease.
Patel RS, Tragante V, Schmidt AF, McCubrey RO, Holmes MV, Howe LJ, Direk K, Åkerblom A, Leander K, Virani SS, Kaminski KA, Muehlschlegel JD, Allayee H, Almgren P, Alver M, Baranova EV, Behloui H, Boeckx B, Braund PS, Breitling LP, Delgado G, Duarte NE, Dubé MP, Dufresne L, Eriksson N, Foco L, Scholz M, Gijsberts CM, Glinge C, Gong Y, Hartiala J, Heydarpour M, Hubacek JA, Kleber M, Kofink D, Kotti S, Kuukasjärvi P, Lee VV, Leiherer A, Lenzini PA, Levin D, Lyytikäinen LP, Martinelli N, Mons U, Nelson CP, Nikus K, Pilbrow AP, Ploski R, Sun YV, Tanck MWT, Tang WHW, Trompet S, van der Laan SW, Van Setten J, Vilmundarson RO, Viviani Anselmi C, Vlachopoulou E, Al Ali L, Boerwinkle E, Briguori C, Carlquist JF, Carruthers KF, Casu G, Deanfield J, Deloukas P, Dudbridge F, Engstrøm T, Fitzpatrick N, Fox K, Gigante B, James S, Lokki ML, Lotufo PA, Marziliano N, Mordi IR, Muhlestein JB, Newton-Cheh C, Pitha J, Saely CH, Samman-Tahhan A, Sandesara PB, Teren A, Timmis A, Van de Werf F, Wauters E, Wilde AAM, Ford I, Stott DJ, Algra A, Andreassi MG, Ardissino D, Arsenault BJ, Ballantyne CM, Bergmeijer TO, Bezzina CR, Body SC, Boersma EH, Bogaty P, Bots ML, Brenner H, Brugts JJ, Burkhardt R, Carpeggiani C, Condorelli G, Cooper-DeHoff RM, Cresci S, Danchin N, de Faire U, Doughty RN, Drexel H, Engert JC, Fox KAA, Girelli D, Grobbee DE, Hagström E, Hazen SL, Held C, Hemingway H, Hoefer IE, Hovingh GK, Jabbari R, Johnson JA, Jukema JW, Kaczor MP, Kähönen M, Kettner J, Kiliszek M, Klungel OH, Lagerqvist B, Lambrechts D, Laurikka JO, Lehtimäki T, Lindholm D, Mahmoodi BK, Maitland-van der Zee AH, McPherson R, Melander O, Metspalu A, Niemcunowicz-Janica A, Olivieri O, Opolski G, Palmer CN, Pasterkamp G, Pepine CJ, Pereira AC, Pilote L, Quyyumi AA, Richards AM, Sanak M, Siegbahn A, Simon T, Sinisalo J, Smith JG, Spertus JA, Stender S, Stewart AFR, Szczeklik W, Szpakowicz A, Tardif JC, Ten Berg JM, Tfelt-Hansen J, Thanassoulis G, Thiery J, Torp-Pedersen C, van der Graaf Y, Visseren FLJ, Waltenberger J, Weeke PE, Van der Harst P, Lang CC, Sattar N, Cameron VA, Anderson JL, Brophy JM, Pare G, Horne BD, März W, Wallentin L, Samani NJ, Hingorani AD, Asselbergs FW
Circ Genom Precis Med. 2019 Apr; 12(4)e002470. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGEN.119.002470.

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    30896328
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Rare loss of function variants in candidate genes and risk of colorectal cancer.
Rosenthal EA, Shirts BH, Amendola LM, Horike-Pyne M, Robertson PD, Hisama FM, Bennett RL, Dorschner MO, Nickerson DA, Stanaway IB, Nassir R, Vickers KT, Li C, Grady WM, Peters U, Jarvik GP, NHLBI GO Exome Sequencing Project.
Hum Genet. 2018 Oct; 137(10)795-806. doi: 10.1007/s00439-018-1938-4.

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    30267214
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A novel genetic marker of decreased inflammation and improved survival after acute myocardial infarction.
Coverstone ED, Bach RG, Chen L, Bierut LJ, Li AY, Lenzini PA, O'Neill HC, Spertus JA, Sucharov CC, Stitzel JA, Schilling JD, Cresci S
Basic Res Cardiol. 2018 Aug 10; 113(5)38. doi: 10.1007/s00395-018-0697-7.

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    30097758
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Association between the EPHX2 p.Lys55Arg polymorphism and prognosis following an acute coronary syndrome.
Oni-Orisan A, Cresci S, Jones PG, Theken KN, Spertus JA, Lee CR
Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2018 Sep; 13815-22. doi: 10.1016/j.prostaglandins.2018.07.005.

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    30096423
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Smoking Interacts With CHRNA5, a Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Subunit Gene, to Influence the Risk of IBD-Related Surgery.
Cushing KC, Chiplunker A, Li A, Sung YJ, Geisman T, Chen LS, Cresci S, Gutierrez AM
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Apr 23; 24(5)1057-1064. doi: 10.1093/ibd/izx094.

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    29688464
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Slow Gait Speed and Cardiac Rehabilitation Participation in Older Adults After Acute Myocardial Infarction.
Flint K, Kennedy K, Arnold SV, Dodson JA, Cresci S, Alexander KP
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Feb 24; 7(5)pii: e008296. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.008296.

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    29478024
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Relations between lipoprotein(a) concentrations, LPA genetic variants, and the risk of mortality in patients with established coronary heart disease: a molecular and genetic association study.
Zewinger S, Kleber ME, Tragante V, McCubrey RO, Schmidt AF, Direk K, Laufs U, Werner C, Koenig W, Rothenbacher D, Mons U, Breitling LP, Brenner H, Jennings RT, Petrakis I, Triem S, Klug M, Filips A, Blankenberg S, Waldeyer C, Sinning C, Schnabel RB, Lackner KJ, Vlachopoulou E, Nygård O, Svingen GFT, Pedersen ER, Tell GS, Sinisalo J, Nieminen MS, Laaksonen R, Trompet S, Smit RAJ, Sattar N, Jukema JW, Groesdonk HV, Delgado G, Stojakovic T, Pilbrow AP, Cameron VA, Richards AM, Doughty RN, Gong Y, Cooper-DeHoff R, Johnson J, Scholz M, Beutner F, Thiery J, Smith JG, Vilmundarson RO, McPherson R, Stewart AFR, Cresci S, Lenzini PA, Spertus JA, Olivieri O, Girelli D, Martinelli NI, Leiherer A, Saely CH, Drexel H, Mündlein A, Braund PS, Nelson CP, Samani NJ, Kofink D, Hoefer IE, Pasterkamp G, Quyyumi AA, Ko YA, Hartiala JA, Allayee H, Tang WHW, Hazen SL, Eriksson N, Held C, Hagström E, Wallentin L, Åkerblom A, Siegbahn A, Karp I, Labos C, Pilote L, Engert JC, Brophy JM, Thanassoulis G, Bogaty P, Szczeklik W, Kaczor M, Sanak M, Virani SS, Ballantyne CM, Lee VV, Boerwinkle E, Holmes MV, Horne BD, Hingorani A, Asselbergs FW, Patel RS, GENIUS-CHD consortium., Krämer BK, Scharnagl H, Fliser D, März W, Speer T
Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017 Jul; 5(7)534-543. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(17)30096-7.

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Change in Angina Symptom Status After Acute Myocardial Infarction and Its Association With Readmission Risk: An Analysis of the Translational Research Investigating Underlying Disparities in Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients' Health Status (TRIUMPH) Registry.
Doll JA, Tang F, Cresci S, Ho PM, Maddox TM, Spertus JA, Wang TY
J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jun 13; 5(6)pii: e003205. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.003205.

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    27412898
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A framework for detecting unfolding emergencies using humans as sensors.
Avvenuti M, Cimino MG, Cresci S, Marchetti A, Tesconi M
Springerplus. 2016; 543. doi: 10.1186/s40064-016-1674-y.

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Association of Smoking Status With Angina and Health-Related Quality of Life After Acute Myocardial Infarction.
Buchanan DM, Arnold SV, Gosch KL, Jones PG, Longmore LS, Spertus JA, Cresci S
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 Sep; 8(5)493-500.

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Utility of a genetic risk score to predict recurrent cardiovascular events 1 year after an acute coronary syndrome: A pooled analysis of the RISCA, PRAXY, and TRIUMPH cohorts.
Labos C, Martinez SC, Leo Wang RH, Lenzini PA, Pilote L, Bogaty P, Brophy JM, Engert JC, Cresci S, Thanassoulis G
Atherosclerosis. 2015 Sep; 242(1)261-7. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.07.029.

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    26232166
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Rare and Coding Region Genetic Variants Associated With Risk of Ischemic Stroke: The NHLBI Exome Sequence Project.
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JAMA Neurol. 2015 Jul; 72(7)781-8. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2015.0582.

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    25961151
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CYP450 pharmacogenomics: a cardiology perspective.
Depta JP, Cresci S
Per Med. 2015 Mar; 12(2)59-62. doi: 10.2217/pme.14.76.

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Exome sequencing identifies rare LDLR and APOA5 alleles conferring risk for myocardial infarction.
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Nature. 2015 Feb 5; 518(7537)102-6. doi: 10.1038/nature13917.

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Inactivating mutations in NPC1L1 and protection from coronary heart disease.
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N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 27; 371(22)2072-82. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1405386.

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Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Aug 7; 95(2)183-93. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2014.07.006.

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Clinical outcomes associated with proton pump inhibitor use among clopidogrel-treated patients within CYP2C19 genotype groups following acute myocardial infarction.
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Pharmacogenomics J. 2015 Feb; 15(1)20-5. doi: 10.1038/tpj.2014.28.

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