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Doctor Christopher O'Connor

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Washington, DC (United States of America)

Dr. Christopher O’Connor is the Executive Director and CEO of the Inova Fairfax Heart and Vascular Institute, a 5-hospital system that serves over2 million people in the N. Virginia / Washington, DC area. He is a Professor of Medicine at Duke University, and was previously the chief of the Division of Cardiology and director of the Duke Heart Center. Under his leadership, Duke Heart Center was ranked the #4 Heart Center in the country by U.S. News and World Report. Dr. O’Connor is an internationally recognized cardiologist and authority on heart failure. His clinical investigations have dramatically expanded the understanding of numerous aspects of cardiac function and dysfunction, including the influence of depression and stress on heart failure patients. His research has led to profound insights into both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies to treat heart failure and has had a direct impact on the lives of thousands of patients.

Exercise in heart failure: challenges and opportunities

Event: Heart Failure 2019 - 6th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Topic: Rehabilitation

Session type: Symposium

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Acute heart failure and acute coronary syndrome

Event: Heart Failure 2019 - 6th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Topic: Acute Heart Failure

Session type: Symposium

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Off the record with Professor Mariell Jessup

Event: Heart Failure 2019 - 6th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Topic: Other

Session type: Special Session

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Alternative ways to increase physical activity

Event: Heart Failure 2018 & World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Topic: Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions

Session type: Symposium

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Cardiopulmonary interactions: an update for a clinician

Event: Heart Failure 2018 & World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Topic: Chronic Heart Failure, Other

Session type: Symposium

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Acute heart failure -From drugs to devices and back

Event: Heart Failure 2018 & World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Topic: Myocarditis

Session type: Symposium

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How imaging can guide clinical decision making in heart failure

Event: Heart Failure 2017 - 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Topic: MRI & Cardiac radiology

Session type: Symposium

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What heart failure specialists can learn from trials in other disease areas

Event: HEART FAILURE 2016

Topic: Miscellaneous

Session type: Symposium

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