Timothy J. Poterucha, MD

Dr. Poterucha is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center who specializes in clinical research, cardiac imaging, and clinical cardiology. He received his MD from Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital after which he served on the faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He subsequently pursued fellowships in cardiology and advanced echocardiography at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Clinically, Dr. Poterucha’s areas of expertise include transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, and cardiac stress testing. He serves as a clinical cardiologist on patients admitted to NewYork-Presbyterian – Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He is an enthusiastic medical educator and is involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.

Dr. Poterucha’s research focuses on using novel tools, including artificial intelligence analysis of cardiovascular testing, to improve the care of patients with cardiovascular disease. This includes the development of diagnostic algorithms using large-scale retrospective database analysis of ECGs and echocardiograms and the prospective validation of those tools. His aim is to ensure that these tools are deployed equitably to improve care in patients experiencing fractured or inadequate medical care.