Steven Colan, MD
|Hospital Title||Chief, Noninvasive Cardiology|
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02115
Steven Colan's research focuses on the assessment of myocardial diseases through echocardiography and other noninvasive modalities. His principal interests include evaluation of left ventricular systolic and diastolic function, clinical aspects of cardiomyopathies, and myocardial performance in congenital and acquired heart disease.
To that end, many of his laboratory and clinical research projects revolve around the development and validation of non-invasive diagnostic methodologies and instruments and on the implementation of computer-based computational techniques to the analysis of cardiac physiology.
About Steven Colan
Steven Colan received his MD from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship at Children's Hospital Boston.
- Lipshultz SE, Sleeper LA, Towbin JA, Lowe AM, Orav EJ, Cox GF, Lurie PR, Mccoy KL, Mcdonald MA, Messere JE, Colan SD. The incidence of pediatric cardiomyopathy in two geographic regions of the United States: the Prospective Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry. N Engl J Med 2003; 348: 1647-1655.
- Gentles TL, Colan SD. End-systolic wall stress misrepresents afterload in ventricles with abnormal chamber geometry. J Appl Physiol 2002; 92: 1053-1057.
- Lipshultz SE, Colan SD. Cardiovascular trials in long-term survivors of childhood cancer. J Clin Oncol 2004;22:769-73