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Lowell H. Steen, Jr., MD

Lowell H. Steen, Jr., MD


Fellowship Director, Interventional Cardiology,Interim Division Director, Cardiology

Languages Spoken

Patient Ratings
5 / 5 (129 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Heart Attack
  • Hypertension
  • Ischemic Heart Disease

About Dr. Steen

Boating, Basketball

Medical Education

Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine
Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center - Internal Medicine: General
  • Loyola University Medical Center - Cardiology

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Interventional Cardiology


  • Comparison of primary percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction during and prior to availability of an in-house STEMI system: early experience and intermediate outcomes of the HARRT program for achieving routine D2B times <60 minutes Nguyen, B.; Fennessy, M.; Leya, F.; Nowak, W.; Ryan, M.; Freeberg, S.; Gill, J.; Dieter, R. S.; Steen, L.; Lewis, B.; Cichon, M.; Probst, B.; Jarotkiewicz, M.; Wilber, D.; Lopez, J. J., Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions
  • Usefulness of wide pulse pressure as a predictor of poor outcome after renal artery angioplasty and stenting. Dieter, R. S.; Darki, A.; Nanjundappa, A.; Chhokar, V. S.; Khadim, G.; Morshedi-Meibodi, A.; Freihage, J. H.; Steen, L.; Lewis, B.; Leya, F., American Journal of Cardiology
  • Femoral angiogram prior to arteriotomy closure device does not reduce vascular complications in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization. Ramana, R. K.; Singh, A.; Dieter, R. S.; Moran, J. F.; Steen, L.; Lewis, B. E.; Leya, F., Journal of interventional cardiology
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  • Long-term clinical outcomes of real-world experience using sirolimus-eluting stents in saphenous vein graft disease Ramana, R. K.; Ronan, A.; Cohoon, K.; Homan, D.; Sutherland, J.; Steen, L.; Liu, J.; Loeb, H.; Lewis, B. E., Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Outcomes of bare metal versus drug-eluting stents in allograft vasculopathy. Reddy, P. R.; Gulati, A.; Steen, L.; Sinacore, J.; Leya, F.; Heroux, A., Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • Invasive assessment of mitral regurgitation: comparison of hemodynamic parameters. Freihage, J. H.; Joyal, D.; Arab, D.; Dieter, R. S.; Loeb, H. S.; Steen, L.; Lewis, B.; Liu, J. C.; Leya, F., Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Presence of asymmetric dimethylarginine gradients across high-grade lesions in patients with coronary artery disease. Joyal, D.; Leya, F.; Al Chekakie, M. O.; Arab, D.; Dieter, R. S.; Morshedi-Meibodi, A.; Lewis, B.; Steen, L.; Fareed, J.; Hoppenstead, D.; Akar, J. G., Coronary artery disease
  • The influence of low (81 mg) versus high (325 mg) doses of ASA on the incidence of sirolimus-eluting stent thrombosis. Joyal, D.; Freihage, J. H.; Cohoon, K.; Tempelhof, M.; Leya, F.; Dieter, R. S.; Steen, L.; Lewis, B.; Arab, D., Journal of Invasive Cardiology
  • Troponin I levels in patients with preeclampsia. Joyal, D.; Leya, F.; Koh, M.; Besinger, R.; Ramana, R.; Kahn, S.; Jeske, W.; Lewis, B.; Steen, L.; Mestril, R.; Arab, D., American Journal of Medicine
  • Utility of BNP in differentiating constrictive pericarditis from restrictive cardiomyopathy in patients with renal insufficiency. Reddy, P. R.; Dieter, R. S.; Das, P.; Steen, L. H.; Lewis, B. E.; Leya, F. S., Journal of cardiac failure
  • Clinical experience with rotational atherectomy in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction Ramana, R. K.; Joyal, D.; Arab, D.; Dieter, R. S.; Steen, L.; Lewis, B.; Leya, F., Journal of Invasive Cardiology
  • Antiplatelet therapy in anticoagulated patients requiring coronary intervention Arab, D.; Lewis, B.; Cho, L.; Steen, L.; Joyal, D.; Leya, F., Journal of Invasive Cardiology
  • Coronary artery perforation during percutaneous coronary intervention: incidence and outcomes in the new interventional era Ramana, R. K.; Arab, D.; Joyal, D.; Steen, L.; Cho, L.; Lewis, B.; Liu, J.; Loeb, H.; Leya, F., Journal of Invasive Cardiology
  • The efficacy of brain natriuretic peptide levels in differentiating constrictive pericarditis from restrictive cardiomyopathy. Leya, F. S.; Arab, D.; Joyal, D.; Shioura, K. M.; Lewis, B. E.; Steen, L. H.; Cho, L., Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Thiazolidinediones do not reduce target vessel revascularization in diabetic patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Cho, L.; Lewis, B. E.; Steen, L. H.; Leya, F. S., Cardiology
  • Treatment of unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis with a drug eluting stent in a heart transplant patient with allograft vasculopathy Matos, G.; Steen, L.; Leya, F., Heart
  • New catheter design for cannulation of the anomalous right coronary artery arising from the left sinus of valsalva. Qayyum, U.; Leya, F.; Steen, L.; Sochanski, M.; Grassman, E.; Cho, L.; Lewis, B., Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Use of lepirudin during percutaneous vascular interventions in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia Cochran, K.; DeMartini, T. J.; Lewis, B. E.; O'Brien, J.; Steen, L. H.; Grassman, E. D.; Leya, F., Journal of Invasive Cardiology
  • Patency of coronary artery bypass grafts in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia Liu, J. C.; Lewis, B. E.; Steen, L. H.; Grassman, E. D.; Bakhos, M.; Blakeman, B.; Wrona, L.; Leya, F., The American Journal of Cardiology