Ingrid Hriljac, M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease
Ingrid Hriljac

Dr. Ingrid Hriljac specializes in clinical cardiology, including coronary artery disease and valvular heart disease, and has expertise in all aspects of echocardiography.

In addition Dr. Hriljac has a special interest in the field of peripheral vascular disease. A significant number of patients with coronary artery disease also suffer from cerebrovascular, peripheral arterial and aortorenal vascular disease. She specializes in noninvasive vascular testing, including vascular ultrasonography and physiologic testing for the detection and evaluation of this disease.

A summary of Dr. Hriljac's Education, Training and/or Faculty Appointments is listed as following:

1998 -1999   Intern, Medicine - New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia - Presbyterian Medical Center - New York, NY

1999 -2001   Resident, Medicine - New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia - Presbyterian Medical Center - New York, NY

2001- 2004   Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine - The Zena and Michael Z. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute - Mount Sinai Medical Center - New York, NY

 

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]

Publications

Publications:

Hriljac I, Nash, I. Pericardial Tamponade: Diagnostic Images, Treatment Issues. Consultant 2002; 42(3): 393-395.

Hriljac I, Gustavson, S, Olin JW. Images in vascular ultrasound: Stenosis of the innominate or left common carotid artery origin diagnosed on carotid ultrasound examination.Vasc Med. 2003 Nov;8(4):287-8.

Katz SD, Hryniewicz K, Hriljac I. Vascular endothelial dysfunction and mortality risk in patients with chronic heart failure. Circulation. 2005 Jan 25;111(3):310-4.

Hriljac I, Olin JW. Additive diagnostic value of the exercise Ankle-Brachial Index. Submitted for publication.

Hriljac I, Resnick H, et al. Association of High and Low Ankle Brachial Index with Abnormal Cardiac Geometry and Function: The Strong Heart Study. Presented at the Meeting of the American Heart Association in November, 2005 (publication in progress).

Hriljac I, Roman M, et al. Association of High and Low Ankle Brachial Index with Measures of Abnormal Arterial Structure: The Strong Heart Study. Presented at the Meeting of the American Heart Association in November, 2005 (publication in progress).

Abstracts:

Katz SD, Hriljac I, Homma S, Wu H. Functional correlates of non-invasive measures of endothelial dysfunction in ambulatory patients with congestive heart failure. Circulation 1998;98:I-225.

Katz SD, Balidemaj K, Hriljac I, Bloomfield D. Characterization and clinical correlates of exhaled nitric oxide in expired gases in patients with heart failure and normal subjects. Circulation 1999;100:I-1052

Hriljac I, Olin JW, Halperin JL. Meassurement of Resting ankle brachial index may not accurately identify or exclude disease in patients with signs or symptoms of peripheral arterial disease. The American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, March 2004.

Honors and Awards

Research Grants: Cardiovascular Evaluation for the Strong Heart Study Phase V, Co-Investigator.

Presentations: Meeting of the American College of Cardiology    2005: Meet the Experts: "Pitfalls of Carotid Artery Imaging".