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Rachel J. Le, MD is a doctor in Spokane, WA who specializes in general cardiology, echocardiography, myocardial perfusion imaging and pulmonary hypertension.

Rachel J. Le, MD Providence-employed provider

Specialties

Cardiology
Accepting new patients

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography
122 W. 7th Ave.
Suite 450
Spokane, WA 99204
P: (509) 455-8820
F: (509) 838-4978

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Overview

Gender

Female

Licenses

  • Washington
  • Idaho

Expertise

  • General cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Myocardial perfusion imaging
  • Pulmonary hypertension

Education

Medical School

University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX

Residency

Internal Medicine; Mayo Clinic - Rochester MN

Fellowship

Cardiovascular Diseases; Mayo Clinic - Rochester MN

Achievements

Awards & Achievements

  • Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Excellence from the American Heart Association’s Council on Clinical Cardiology - November 2014
  • Afessa Award for Excellence in Quality Improvement, Mayo Clinic - June 2014

Publications

Le RJ, Cullen MW, Lahr B, Wright RS, Kopecky SL. "Side effects of CV medications following hospitalization for ACS are associated with more frequent healthcare contacts: a cohort study." Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. In press.

Le RJ, Nishimura RA, Mankad R, Sarano ME, Michelena HI. "Transthoracic echocardiogram-guided agitated-saline aortography for post-TAVR peri-prosthetic leak evaluation." European Heart Journal, 2015 Jun 1;36(21):1305.

Rosenbaum AD, Anavekar NS, Ernste FC, Mankad SV, Le RJ, Manocha KK, Barsness GW. "A case of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome: first report with advanced cardiac imaging using MRI." Lupus, 2015 Oct;24(12):1338-41.

Pinkaew D, Le RJ, Chen Y, Eltorky M, Teng BB, Fujise K. "Fortilin reduces apoptosis in macrophages and promotes atherosclerosis." Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Nov 15; 305(10):H1519-29.

Fenstad ER, Le RJ, Sinak LJ, Maradit-Kremers H, Ammash NM, Ayalew AM, Villaraga HR, Oh JK, Frantz RP, McCully RB, McGoon MD, Kane GC. "Pericardial Effusions in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Characteristics, Prognosis and Role of Drainage." Chest. 2013 Nov; 144(5):1530-8.

Le RJ, Kane GK. "Pulmonary hypertension." In Murray JG, Lloyd MA, eds. Mayo Clinic Cardiology: Concise Textbook. 4th ed. Oxford University Press; 2012.

Le RJ, Fenstad ER, Maradit-Kremers H, McCully RB, Frantz RP, McGoon MD, Kane GC. "Syncope in adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension." JACC. 2011 Aug 16; 58(8):863-7.

Interests

Medical Interests

  • Inpatient cardiac care
  • Echocardiography
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Hospital quality improvement

Personal Interests

I enjoy spending time with my husband and two children, reading and church activities during my free time.

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