Jerry D. Estep, M.D.
Medical Director, Heart Transplant Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital/VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Dr. Estep received numerous honors during his education and postdoctoral training, including membership in the prestigious Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, and awards for Most Outstanding Resident Instructor and Most Outstanding Clinical Cardiology Fellow. He assumed his position at Methodist in 2007.
Dr. Estep conducts clinical trails of novel therapies and investigational new drugs in patients with decompensated heart failure and mechanical circulatory support/LVADS for heart failure.
Heart failure, mechanical circulatory support/LVADS for heart failure, investigational new drugs
Estep JD, Stainback RF, Little SH, Torre G, Zoghbi WA. The role of echocardiography and other imaging modalities in patients with left ventricular assist devices. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Oct;3(10):1049-64
Torre-Amione G, Orrego CM, Khalil N, Kottner-Assad C, Leveque C, Celis R, Youker KA, Estep JD. Therapeutic plasma exchange a potential strategy for patients with advanced heart failure. J Clin Apher. 2010 Sep 24
Estep J. Percutaneous device therapy to prevent and treat acute decompensated heart failure. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2009;5(3):16-25
Torre-Amione G, Southard RE, Loebe MM, Youker KA, Bruckner B, Estep JD, Tierney M, Noon GP. Reversal of secondary pulmonary hypertension by axial and pulsatile mechanical circulatory support. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Feb;29(2):195-200
Estep JD, Shah DJ, Nagueh SF, Mahmarian JJ, Torre-Amione G, Zoghbi WA. The role of multimodality cardiac imaging in the transplanted heart. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Sep;2(9):1126-40
Estep J. Diagnosis of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Journal Methodist DeBakey Heart Vascular Center 2008; Vol 4(3): 8-12
Ramasubbu K, Estep J, White DL, Deswal A, Mann DL. Experimental and clinical basis for the use of statins in patients with ischemic and nonischemic cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Jan 29;51(4):415-26
Estep JD, Aguilar D. Diabetes and heart failure in the post-myocardial infarction patient. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2006 Dec;3(4):164-9
Estep, JD, et al. Ruptured sinus of valsalva: Cardiosource; American College of Cardiology; clinical collections/case studies. 2005 Sept-Oct. http://www.cardiosouce.com
Estep JD, Mehta SK, Uddin F, King L, Toto KH, Nelson LL, Dries DL, Yancy CW, Drazner MH. Beta-blocker therapy in patients with heart failure in the urban setting: moving beyond clinical trials. Am Heart J. 2004 Dec;148(6):958-63.