Olaf Reinhartz

Professional Education

Residency: UCSF School of Medicine (2002) CA

Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago (1998) IL

Residency: Martin Luther University (1997) Germany

Fellowship: UCSF School of Medicine (1996) CA

Internship: Bradford Royal Infirmary (1994) UK

Internship: Fachbereich Medizin (1993) Germany

Medical Education: Freie University Berlin (1992) Germany

MD, Free University of Berlin, Medicine (1992)

CT boards, German Board of Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery (2001)

Administrative Appointments

Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland, 2004

Chief, Pediatric Heart Transplantation, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2007

Surgical repair of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery†.
Mainwaring, R. D., Reddy, V. M., Reinhartz, O., Petrossian, E., Punn, R., & Hanley, F. L. (2014). Surgical repair of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery†. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery , 46(1), 20-26.

An inpatient rehabilitation program utilizing standardized care pathways after paracorporeal ventricular assist device placement in children.
Hollander, S. A., Hollander, A. J., Rizzuto, S., Reinhartz, O., Maeda, K., & Rosenthal, D. N. (2014). An inpatient rehabilitation program utilizing standardized care pathways after paracorporeal ventricular assist device placement in children. journal of heart and lung transplantation , 33(6), 587-592.

Successful bridge to transplant with a continuous flow ventricular assist device in a single ventricle patient with an aortopulmonary shunt.
Lal, A. K., Chen, S., Maeda, K., McCammond, A., Rosenthal, D. N., & Yeh, J. (2014). Successful bridge to transplant with a continuous flow ventricular assist device in a single ventricle patient with an aortopulmonary shunt. ASAIO journal , 60(1), 119-121.

Lower socioeconomic status is associated with worse outcomes after both listing and transplanting children with heart failure
Davies, R. R., Russo, M. J., Reinhartz, O., Maeda, K., Rosenthal, D. N., & Mallidi, H. R. (2013). Lower socioeconomic status is associated with worse outcomes after both listing and transplanting children with heart failure. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 17(6), 573-581.

Berlin Heart EXCOR Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device for Bridge to Heart Transplantation in US Children
Almond, C. S., Morales, D. L., Blackstone, E. H., Turrentine, M. W., Imamura, M., & Humpl, T. (2013). Berlin Heart EXCOR Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device for Bridge to Heart Transplantation in US Children. CIRCULATION, 127(16), 1702-?.

Intermediate-term outcomes after combined heart-liver transplantation in children with a univentricular heart
Hollander, S. A., Reinhartz, O., Maeda, K., Hurwitz, M., Rosenthal, D. N., & Bernstein, D. (2013). Intermediate-term outcomes after combined heart-liver transplantation in children with a univentricular heart. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 32(3), 368-370.

Cognitive outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipients bridged to transplantation with ventricular assist devices
Stein, M. L., Bruno, J. L., Konopacki, K. L., Kesler, S., Reinhartz, O., & Rosenthal, D. (2013). Cognitive outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipients bridged to transplantation with ventricular assist devices. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 32(2), 212-220.

Midterm Results of the Modified Ross/Konno Procedure in Neonates and Infants
Maeda, K., Rizal, R. E., Lavrsen, M., Malhotra, S. P., Akram, S. A., & Reddy, V. M. (2012). Midterm Results of the Modified Ross/Konno Procedure in Neonates and Infants. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 94(1), 156-163.

Use of the Impella 5.0 as a bridge from ECMO to implantation of the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device in a pediatric patient
Hollander, S. A., Reinhartz, O., Chin, C., Yeh, J., Maeda, K., & Rosenthal, D. (2012). Use of the Impella 5.0 as a bridge from ECMO to implantation of the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device in a pediatric patient. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 16(2), 205-206.

Maintenance Dose of Warfarin in Sheep and Effect of Diet: A Preliminary Report
Sasaki, T., Tsuda, S., Trujillo, M., Riemer, R. K., & Reinhartz, O. (2012). Maintenance Dose of Warfarin in Sheep and Effect of Diet: A Preliminary Report. JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE SURGERY, 25(1), 29-32.

Challenges in Longer-Term Mechanical Support of Fontan Circulation in Sheep
Boni, L., Sasaki, T., Ferrier, W. T., Yeung, J. T., Reichenbach, S. H., & Reinhartz, O. (2012). Challenges in Longer-Term Mechanical Support of Fontan Circulation in Sheep. ASAIO JOURNAL, 58(1), 60-64.

Surgical Results in Patients With Pulmonary Atresia-Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals in Association With Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection
Mainwaring, R. D., Reddy, M., Reinhartz, O., Punn, R., Tacy, T., & Hanley, F. L. (2011). Surgical Results in Patients With Pulmonary Atresia-Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals in Association With Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 92(5), 1756-1760.

Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery: Medium-Term Results After Surgical Repair in 50 Patients
Mainwaring, R. D., Reddy, V. M., Reinhartz, O., Petrossian, E., Macdonald, M., & Hanley, F. L. (2011). Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery: Medium-Term Results After Surgical Repair in 50 Patients. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 92(2), 691-697.

Clinical usefulness of a novel C1q assay to detect immunoglobulin G antibodies capable of fixing complement in sensitized pediatric heart transplant patients
Chin, C., Chen, G., Sequeria, F., Berry, G., Siehr, S., & Tyan, D. (2011). Clinical usefulness of a novel C1q assay to detect immunoglobulin G antibodies capable of fixing complement in sensitized pediatric heart transplant patients. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 30(2), 158-163.

Imaging and Surgical Repair of a Bifurcating Aortico-Left Ventricle Tunnel
Kaiser, C. A., Chung, T., Rosenfeld, H. M., & Reinhartz, O. (2011). Imaging and Surgical Repair of a Bifurcating Aortico-Left Ventricle Tunnel. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 91(2), E23-E25.

Bridging children of all sizes to cardiac transplantation: The initial multicenter North American experience with the Berlin Heart EXCOR ventricular assist device
Morales, D. Ls., Almond, C. Sd., Jaquiss, R. Db., Rosenthal, D. N., Naftel, D. C., & Fraser, C. D. (2011). Bridging children of all sizes to cardiac transplantation: The initial multicenter North American experience with the Berlin Heart EXCOR ventricular assist device. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 30(1), 1-8.

The hemi-Mustard/bidirectional Glenn atrial switch procedure in the double-switch operation for congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries: Rationale and midterm results
Malhotra, S. P., Reddy, V. M., Qiu, M., Pirolli, T. J., Barboza, L., & Hanley, F. L. (2011). The hemi-Mustard/bidirectional Glenn atrial switch procedure in the double-switch operation for congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries: Rationale and midterm results. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 141(1), 162-170.

Behcet's disease and heart transplantation: A word of caution
Hollander, S. A., Yasnovsky, J. R., Reinhartz, O., Chan, F., Sandborg, C., & Chin, C. (2010). Behcet's disease and heart transplantation: A word of caution. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 29(11), 1306-1308.

Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS)-Defined Morbidity and Mortality Associated With Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Support at a Single US Center The Stanford Experience
Stein, M. L., Robbins, R., Sabati, A. A., Reinhartz, O., Chin, C., & Rosenthal, D. (2010). Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS)-Defined Morbidity and Mortality Associated With Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Support at a Single US Center The Stanford Experience. CIRCULATION-HEART FAILURE, 3(6), 682-688.

Unusual Manifestations of Vascular Rings
Mainwaring, R. D., Jacobson, J. L., Reinhartz, O., & Gates, R. L. (2010). Unusual Manifestations of Vascular Rings. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 25(1), 79-83.

Selective Right Ventricular Unloading and Novel Technical Concepts in Ebstein's Anomaly
Malhotra, S. P., Petrossian, E., Reddy, V. M., Qiu, M., Maeda, K., & Hanley, F. L. (2009). Selective Right Ventricular Unloading and Novel Technical Concepts in Ebstein's Anomaly. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 88(6), 1975-1981.

Recovery During Mid-Term Mechanical Support of Fontan Circulation in Sheep
Tsuda, S., Sasaki, T., Maeda, K., Riemer, R. K., Reichenbach, S. H., & Reinhartz, O. (2009). Recovery During Mid-Term Mechanical Support of Fontan Circulation in Sheep. ASAIO JOURNAL, 55(4), 406-411.

Outcome Analysis for a Small, Start-up Congenital Heart Surgery Program
Mainwaring, R. D., Reddy, V. M., Reinhartz, O., Lamberti, J. J., Jacobson, J. G., & Hanley, F. L. (2008). Outcome Analysis for a Small, Start-up Congenital Heart Surgery Program. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 23(6), 622-626.

Dynamics of human myocardial progenitor cell Populations in the neonatal period
Amir, G., Ma, X., Reddy, V. M., Hanley, F. L., Reinhartz, O., & Riemer, R. K. (2008). Dynamics of human myocardial progenitor cell Populations in the neonatal period. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 86(4), 1311-1320.

Surgical management of coronary artery arising from the wrong coronary sinus, using standard and novel approaches
Gulati, R., Reddy, V. M., Culbertson, C., Helton, G., Suleman, S., & Hanley, F. L. (2007). Surgical management of coronary artery arising from the wrong coronary sinus, using standard and novel approaches. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 134(5), 1171-U12.

The extracardiac conduit Fontan operation using minimal approach extracorporeal circulation: Early and midterm outcomes
Petrossian, E., Reddy, V. M., Collins, K. K., Culbertson, C. B., MacDonald, M. J., & Hanley, F. L. (2006). The extracardiac conduit Fontan operation using minimal approach extracorporeal circulation: Early and midterm outcomes. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 132(5), 1054-1063.

Unifocalization of major aortopulmonary collaterals in single-ventricle patients
Reinhartz, O., Reddy, V. M., Petrossian, E., Suleman, S., Mainwaring, R. D., & Hanley, F. L. (2006). Unifocalization of major aortopulmonary collaterals in single-ventricle patients. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 82(3), 934-939.

Homograft valved right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit as a modification of the Norwood procedure
Reinhartz, O., Reddy, V. M., Petrossian, E., Macdonald, M., Lamberti, J. J., & Hanley, F. L. (2006). Homograft valved right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit as a modification of the Norwood procedure. CIRCULATION, 114, I594-I599.

Thoratec ventricular assist devices in pediatric patients: Update on clinical results
Reinhartz, O., Hill, J. D., Al-Khaldi, A., Pelletier, M. P., Robbins, R. C., & Farrar, D. J. (2005). Thoratec ventricular assist devices in pediatric patients: Update on clinical results. ASAIO JOURNAL, 51(5), 501-503.

Mechanical support of total cavopulmonary connection with an axial flow pump
Riemer, R. K., Amir, G., Reichenbach, S. H., & Reinhartz, O. (2005). Mechanical support of total cavopulmonary connection with an axial flow pump. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 130(2), 351-354.

Chronic endothelin A receptor blockade in lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow and pressure
Fratz, S., Meyrick, B., Ovadia, B., Johengen, M. J., Reinhartz, O., & Fineman, J. R. (2004). Chronic endothelin A receptor blockade in lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow and pressure. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LUNG CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY, 287(3), L592-L597.

Pulmonary expression of the hepatocyte growth factor receptor c-Met shifts from medial to intimal layer after cavopulmonary anastomosis
Ikai, A., Riemer, R. K., Ma, X. Y., Reinhartz, O., Hanley, F. L., & Reddy, V. M. (2004). Pulmonary expression of the hepatocyte growth factor receptor c-Met shifts from medial to intimal layer after cavopulmonary anastomosis. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 127(5), 1442-1449.

Thoratec ventricular assist devices in children with less than 1.3 m(2) of body surface area
Reinhartz, O., Copeland, J. G., & Farrar, D. J. (2003). Thoratec ventricular assist devices in children with less than 1.3 m(2) of body surface area. ASAIO JOURNAL, 49(6), 727-730.

Emergence of smooth muscle cell endothelin B-Mediated vasoconstriction in lambs with experimental congenital heart disease and increased pulmonary blood flow
Black, S. M., Mata-Greenwood, E., Dettman, R. W., Ovadia, B., Fitzgerald, R. K., & Fineman, J. R. (2003). Emergence of smooth muscle cell endothelin B-Mediated vasoconstriction in lambs with experimental congenital heart disease and increased pulmonary blood flow. CIRCULATION, 108(13), 1646-1654.

Alterations in ET-1, not nitric oxide, in 1-week-old lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow
Ovadia, B., Reinhartz, O., Fitzgerald, R., Bekker, J. M., Johengen, M. J., & Fineman, J. R. (2003). Alterations in ET-1, not nitric oxide, in 1-week-old lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGY, 284(2), H480-H490.

Pulmonary vascular K+ channel expression and vasoreactivity in a model of congenital heart disease
Cornfield, D. N., Resnik, E. R., Herron, J. M., Reinhartz, O., & Fineman, J. R. (2002). Pulmonary vascular K+ channel expression and vasoreactivity in a model of congenital heart disease. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LUNG CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY, 283(6), L1210-L1219.

Current clinical status of pulsatile pediatric circulatory support
Reinhartz, O., Stiller, B., Eilers, R., & Farrar, D. J. (2002). Current clinical status of pulsatile pediatric circulatory support. ASAIO JOURNAL, 48(5), 455-459.

Alterations in nitric oxide production in 8-week-old lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow
Black, S. M., Bekker, J. M., McMullan, D. M., Parry, A. J., Ovadia, B., & Fineman, J. R. (2002). Alterations in nitric oxide production in 8-week-old lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow. PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, 52(2).

Management of neonatal bronchovenous fistula after cardiopulmonary bypass
Reinhartz, O., DeSilva, A. M., & Hanley, F. L. (2002). Management of neonatal bronchovenous fistula after cardiopulmonary bypass. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 73(4), 1320-1322.

Multicenter experience with the Thoratec ventricular assist device in children and adolescents
Reinhartz, O., Keith, F. M., El-Banayosy, A., McBride, L. R., Robbins, R. C., & Farrar, D. J. (2001). Multicenter experience with the Thoratec ventricular assist device in children and adolescents. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 20(4), 439-448.

Importance of preoperative liver function as a predictor of survival in patients supported with thoratec ventricular assist devices as a bridge to transplantation
Reinhartz, O., Farrar, D. J., Hershon, J. H., Avery, G. J., Haeusslein, E. A., & Hill, J. D. (1998). Importance of preoperative liver function as a predictor of survival in patients supported with thoratec ventricular assist devices as a bridge to transplantation. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 116(4), 633-640.

Timing of surgery in patients with acute infective endocarditis
Reinhartz, O., Herrmann, M., Redling, F., & Zerkowski, H. R. (1996). Timing of surgery in patients with acute infective endocarditis. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 37(4), 397-400.

BACTERIAL AND FUNGAL COLONIZATION AND INFECTIONS USING ORAL SELECTIVE BOWEL DECONTAMINATION IN ORTHOTOPIC LIVER TRANSPLANTATIONS
Steffen, R., Reinhartz, O., BLUMHARDT, G., Bechstein, W. O., Raakow, R., & Neuhaus, P. (1994). BACTERIAL AND FUNGAL COLONIZATION AND INFECTIONS USING ORAL SELECTIVE BOWEL DECONTAMINATION IN ORTHOTOPIC LIVER TRANSPLANTATIONS. TRANSPLANT INTERNATIONAL, 7(2), 101-108.