Irene Lytrivi, MD, is an authority on pediatric heart transplantation and pediatric heart failure due to cardiomyopathy or congenital/acquired heart disease. Before joining the Division of Cardiology in Columbia's Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Lytrivi was medical director of the Pediatric Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Service at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Monmouth Medical College in New Jersey, followed by fellowship training at Mount Sinai in pediatric cardiology and noninvasive cardiac imaging, and in heart transplantation at Boston Children's Hospital.
Dr. Lytrivi's research focuses on improving outcomes for children with heart failure and those that have heart transplantation. She is interested in optimizing the selection criteria for heart transplantation and refining cardiac function evaluation with advanced non-invasive imaging techniques.