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Dr. Herrera received her first academic appointment as Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Maryland Medical Systems. She has held faculty positions at Emory University Hospital, University of Kentucky and at Baylor College of Medicine prior to joining Houston Methodist in 2018.

Dr. Herrera is board certified in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, and perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. In 2017 Dr. Herrera was awarded Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. The FASA designation identifies and promotes those ASA members exhibiting the highest standard in professionalism/leadership, advocacy for the profession and patient safety, and education.

Dr. Herrera is Director of Fellowship Education for CV Anesthesiology at Houston Methodist Hospital in partnership with University of Texas Houston. This is an ACGME accredited program.  She is also Co-Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Specialty Rotation in Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Anesthesiology at Houston Methodist Hospital.

Research interests

Research Activity

  1. Rotational thromboelastometry in the cardiovascular surgery patient population.
  2. Effectiveness and safety of four-factor prothrombin complex (PCC) and fibrinogen concentration (FC) used in cardiac surgery.
  3. Evaluation of post-operative clinical outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery who refuse blood products. 
  4. Effectiveness and safety of four-factor prothrombin complex use in left ventricular assist device implantation surgery.
  5. Evaluation of mitral valve structure and function in health and in disease. 

Keywords

    Research Area Keywords

  • Clinical Care
  • Heart & Vascular

    Free-text keywords

  • Cardiovascular anesthesiology, Mitral valve disease, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Interventional cardiology

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Mitral Valve
Concept: Mitral Valve
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
Concept: Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
Weight: 67%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Paraganglioma
Concept: Paraganglioma
Weight: 63%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II
Concept: Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II
Weight: 61%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Atrial Heart Septal Defects
Concept: Atrial Heart Septal Defects
Weight: 58%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Transesophageal Echocardiography
Concept: Transesophageal Echocardiography
Weight: 56%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Prothrombin
Concept: Prothrombin
Weight: 54%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Thoracic Surgery
Concept: Thoracic Surgery
Weight: 45%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Echocardiography
Concept: Echocardiography
Weight: 44%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Concept: Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Weight: 43%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Research OutputsResearch Output authored by Elizabeth Herrera is tagged with the concept

Journals

Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography

ISSNs: 0894-7317

Mosby Inc.

Journal

1

Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal

ISSNs: 1947-6094

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1947-6108

Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, United States

Journal

1

Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia

ISSNs: 1053-0770

W.B. Saunders Ltd

Journal

1

BMJ case reports

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1757-790X

BMJ Publishing Group

Journal

1

International Anesthesiology Clinics

ISSNs: 0020-5907

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal

1
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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Organizational unit: Centers of Excellence

5

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

Organizational unit: Departments

5

Weill Cornell Medical College

Organizational unit: Schools & Hospitals

5

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

Organizational unit: Departments

2
1
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Shared Pub. External Organizations

Surgical Advanced Technologies Lab, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

External organization: Unknown

1

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas.

External organization: Unknown

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Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

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Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

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Shared Pub. External co-authors

Poovendran Saththasivam

External person

3

Roy Sheinbaum

External person

2

Odeaa Al Jabbari

External person

1

Marti McCulloch

External person

1

Odeaa Al-jabbari

External person

1
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Elizabeth Herrera

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