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Mori Krantz MD, FACP, FACC

Mori J. Krantz MD, FACP, FACC

FDA Medical Officer, Division of Cardiology and Nephrology; Governor, American College of Cardiology, Colorado Chapter, Denver, Colorado

Dr. Krantz is a Medical Officer at the US FDA Division of Cardiology and Nephrology and the current governor of the American College of Cardiology in Colorado. He serves on the board of trustees and as associate editor for the International Society of Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiography.

Dr. Krantz founded cardiac rehabilitation and a care-transition program for acute heart failure based on the AHA Get with the Guidelines program, while serving on their national steering committee. In parallel, he worked at an academic research organization supporting communities in rural Colorado and clinical trials in peripheral arterial disease.

As professor of Medicine at University of Colorado, he directed non-invasive cardiology/echocardiography laboratories at the safety net affiliate Denver Health, before joining Clario from 2022-2023 as Chief Science Advisor in cardiovascular imaging.

Dr. Krantz described an association between opioids and ventricular arrhythmia, while directing a heroin-addiction center during residency. This interest subsequently led to an appointment on the cardiac and renal drugs advisory panel at the FDA.

He enjoys scientific writing and has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers. Originally from Philadelphia, he has two adult daughters and lives in Denver, Colorado.


Dr. Krantz's opinions do not reflect the official position of the US FDA.