Adrian Fluture, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.

Adrian Fluture, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.

Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fluture is accepting patients by referral of your physician

In Practice Since 2008

Primary Specialties
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular & Endovascular Medicine

Medical Education
1987-1993 Doctor of Medicine
Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania

Consulting Cardiologist at the following hospitals:
Campbell County Memorial Hospital, Gillette, WY
Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital, Thermopolis, WY
Johnson County Memorial Hospital, Buffalo, WY
Memorial Hospital of Carbon County, Rawlins, WY
Memorial Hospital of Converse County, Douglas, WY
Mountain View Regional Hospital, Casper, WY
Platte County Memorial Hospital, Wheatland, WY
Summit Medical Center, Casper, WY
Washakie Medical Center, Worland, WY

Affiliations
2013 – Present: Director Regional Myocardial Infarction Care, Wyoming Medical Center
2016 – Present: Supervising of the Congestive Heart Failure Program, Wyoming Medical Center
2012 – Present: The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI)
2008 – Present: Attending Physician, Wyoming Medical Center, Casper, WY

Languages other than English
French, German, Romanian and Spanish

Medical History, Certifications, Awards and more.

Residency
2001-2004 Internal Medicine:
New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY

1994-2000 Cardiology Residency:
Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cardiology Institute, Timisoara, Romania

Fellowship
2007-2008 Interventional Cardiology Fellowship:
Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

2004-2007 Cardiovascular Fellowship:
Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Academic Appointments
2004-2008 Clinical Instructor
Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

2003-2004 Assistant Chief Medical Resident
New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center New York, NY

1994-1999 Clinical Instructor
Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cardiology Institute, Timisoara, Romania

2000-2001 Assistant Professor
Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cardiology Institute, Timisoara, Romania

Board Certifications
The American Board of Internal Medicine – Diplomate in Interventional Cardiology
11/2008 – 12/2018

The American Board of Internal Medicine – Diplomate in Cardiovascular Disease
11/2007 – 12/2017

The American Board of Internal Medicine – Diplomate in Internal Medicine
8/2004 – 12/2014

Sub-Specialty Certifications
American Society of Hypertension – Specialist in Clinical Hypertension 6/2013 – 6/2023

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Fellow; March 2012

The National Board of Echocardiography – Diplomate in Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography 2010 – 6/30/2020
The American Board of Vascular Medicine – Diplomate in Endovascular Medicine
2009 – 2018

The American Board of Vascular Medicine – Diplomate in Vascular Medicine 2009 – 2018

Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology – Diplomate in Nuclear Cardiology 2007 – 2017
Recertified 2018 – 2028

CT angiography: COCATS level 2

Romanian Board of Cardiology 2000

Honors and Awards
2004 Exceptional Humanistic Qualities Award, Residency
2002 Most Outstanding Intern
1990-1993 Merit Governmental Scholarship

Publications
Journal Articles: A. Fluture, G.R. Giugliano, M.J. Schweiger, T Narula, C.M. Gibson, M.C. Southard, M.A. Goulder, S. Deitcher, R.P. Giugliano. The Role of Recombinant Nematode Anticoagulant Protein c2 in Patients with Non-ST Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. An Angiographic Sub-study of the ANTHEM – TIMI 32 Trial. Work in progress.

A. Fluture, K.A. Howk, S.L. Houser, Q.R. Simmons, C. Smith, D. Sauro, D. Badway, T. Wood, G.R. Giugliano, Preclinical Safety Evaluation of a Novel Helical Rotational Thrombectomy Device. Work in progress.

A. Fluture, G.R. Giugliano, R.P. Giugliano. Recombinant Nematode Anticoagulant Protein c2 in non-ST Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome. Future Cardiology 2007; 3:365-75.

St. I. Dragulescu, A. Ionac, L.P. Petrescu, I. Oravitan, A. Fluture, et al. Transesophageal echocardiography in the evaluation of the risk of systemic arterial emboli. Spontaneous echo contrast. Timisoara Medicala 1995;1(Anniversary supplement) :52-56

A. Fluture, S. Chaudhari, WH Frishman. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Valvular Heart Disease. Heart Disease 2003;5:349-353

A. Fluture, A. Ionac, L.P. Petrescu, et al. Comparing the efficiency of the echocardiographic pharmacologic stress test with the ergometric – ECG exercise stress test in the diagnosis of the coronary artery disease. Preliminary study. Timisoara Medicala 2001; vol L:63-67

A. Fluture, A. Ionac, S. Pescariu, et al. The role of transesophageal echocardiography in the diagnosis of the aortic dissection. The experience of the Cardiology Centre Timisoara. Timisoara Medicala 2001; vol L:55-58

St.I. Dragulescu, A. Fluture. Stress echocardiography: Diagnosing the coronary artery disease. Timisoara Medicala 2001; vol L:5-8

D. Cozma, S. Pecariu, A. Ionac, M. Stiubei, A. Fluture, et al. Treatment of the patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy by implantation of the double chamber pacemaker, in Experimental and Medical-Surgical Researches 1999,year VI, nr 2-3: 202-206

Branea I, Gaita D, Dragulescu I, Socoteanu I, Luca C, Mancas S, Dragan S, Iurciuc M, Velimirovici D, Gaspar M, Fluture A, Ionac A, Deutsch P, Pescariu S, Petrescu LP. Assessment of treatment with magnesium orotate in early postoperative period of patients with cardiac insufficiency and coronary artery by-pass grafts (ATOMIC). Rom J Intern Med 1999;37:287-96.

Abstracts: A. Fluture, D. Skuzinski, W.L. Hiser, J. Heideman, D. Bienvenue, J.R. Cook, L. Jiang. Comparison of Echocardiographic Parameters for Left Ventricular Synchrony. Submitted for AHA 2007.

A. Fluture, D. Skuzinski, W.L. Hiser, J. Heideman, D. Bienvenue, J.R. Cook, L. Jiang. Reevaluation of The Role of M-mode Echocardiography in Assessing Left Ventricular Synchrony. Submitted for AHA 2007.

A. Fluture, K.A. Howk, S.L. Houser, Q.R. Simmons, C. Smith, D. Sauro, D. Badway, T. Wood, G.R. Giugliano, Preclinical Safety Evaluation of a Novel Helical Rotational Thrombectomy Device. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;49:35B.

A. Fluture, L. Massie, W. Hiser, H. Aziz, J. Heideman, D. Bienvenue, J.R. Cook, L. Jiang. Time to Peak Displacement on Speckle Tracking Imaging: A Better Parameter for Left Ventricular Synchrony. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;49:134A.

A. Fluture, G.R. Giugliano, M.C. Southard, M.J. Schweiger, C.M. Gibson, R.P. Giugliano, Angiographic Outcomes in Patients with Non-STE Acute Coronary Syndrome Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions using Adjunctive Recombinant Nematode Anticoagulant Protein c2 versus Placebo: An ANTHEM-TIMI 32 Analysis. Am J Cardiol 2006;98:198M.

A. Fluture, L. Massie, X. Shen, H. Aziz, J. Ashraf, J. Heideman, D. Bienvenue, J.R. Cook, L. Jiang. Assessment of Left Ventricular Radial Contraction by Tissue Doppler Velocity Imaging: A Comparison with 2D Speckle Tracking Strain. The 7th Annual Research Week at Baystate Medical Center, May 2006, p.13.

A. Fluture, H. Aziz, L. Massie, D.P. Sethi, J. Heideman, D. Bienvenue, J.R. Cook, L. Jiang. Time to End Systolic Velocity, a Novel Tissue Doppler Measurement, Correlates Best With Maximal Longitudinal Contraction. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006;47:948-8.118A.

A. Fluture, K. Santiago, J. Heideman, J.R. Cook, L. Jiang: Insights into Left Ventricular Synchrony: Peak Velocity vs. Peak Contraction. J HK Coll Cardiol 2006;14 (suppl 1): A79-0116.

A. Fluture, C.N. Sharma, S. Chaudhari. Cocaine induced Brugada syndrome. Abstract ACP- New York Chapter, Downstate Scientific Meeting, March 2004.

D.C. Patel, D. Asudani, A. Fluture, S. Chaudhari. Pseudoachalazia as a presentation of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Abstract ACP- New York Chapter, Downstate Scientific Meeting, March 2004.

A. Fluture, A. Ionac, S. Pescariu, et al. Prediction of the coronary artery disease by detection of thoracic atherosclerotic aortic plaque using transesophageal echocardiography and by detecting extracranial carotid artery atherosclerotic plaque using B-mode ultrasound. Echocardiography 2001;18:274

A. Fluture, A. Ionac, L.P. Petrescu, et al. The utility of the transesophageal echocardiographic pharmacologic stress test with dobutamine in the diagnosis of the coronary artery disease. Preliminary study. Revista Romana de Cardiologie 1999;IX:9

A. Ionac, A. Fluture, M. Stiubei, et al. The value of transesophageal echocardiography in the diagnosis of perivalvular abscess in patients with infectious endocarditis. Revista Romana de Cardiologie 1999;IX:144 (poster presentation, The Romanian National Cardiology Congress; Sinaia, 1999)

A. Ionac, A. Fluture, S. Pescariu, et al. The function of left atrial appendage in patients with rheumatic heart disease in sinus rhythm. A transesophageal echocardiographic study. Revista Romana de Cardiologie 1999;IX:145 (poster presentation, The Romanian National Cardiology Congress; Sinaia, 1999)

A. Fluture, L.P. Petrescu, M. Slovenski, et al. The evaluation of the echocardiographic pharmacological stress test with dypiridamole, of the echocardiographic pharmacological stress test with dobutamine and of the ergometric – ECG exercise stress test in the diagnosis of the coronary artery disease. Preliminary study. Revista Romana de Cardiologie 1998;VIII:147. (poster presentation, The Romanian National Cardiology Congress; Sinaia, 1998)

A. Ionac, L. Petrescu, S. Pescariu, A. Fluture, et al. Echocardiographic evaluation of left ventricular function after aortic valve replacement in patients with aortic stenosis. Revista Romana de Cardiologie 1998;VIII:148 (poster presentation, The Romanian National Cardiology Congress; Sinaia, 1998)

A. Ionac, S. Pescariu, L. Petrescu, M. Slovenschi, A. Fluture, et al., Quantification of aortic regurgitation by Doppler echocardiography, Revista Romana de Cardiologie 1998;VIII;148 (poster presentation, The Romanian National Cardiology Congress; Sinaia, 1998)

S. Pescariu, C. Luca, A. Ionac, D. Cozma, H. Branea, C.T. Luca, M. Slovenski, A. Fluture, et al. Cardiac stimulation in sick sinus syndrome, Revista Romana de Cardiologie 1998;VIII;100 (poster presentation, The Romanian National Cardiology Congress; Sinaia, 1998)

S. Pescariu, B. Dodinot, A. Ionac, D. Cozma, M. Slovenski, N. Radoi, A. Fluture, et al. Reuse of pacemakers. Is it cost effective? Revista Romana de Cardiologie 1998;VIII;49 (poster presentation, The Romanian National Cardiology Congress; Sinaia, 1998)

A. Fluture, A. Ionac, S. Pescariu, et al. The importance of detecting thoracic aortic atherosclerotic plaque using transesophageal echocardiography for prediction of the coronary artery disease. The academic days in Timisoara may 1998. (Oral presentation)

Book Chapters: S. Pescariu, A. Fluture, Methods of exploring patients with cardiovascular disease, in Medical Clinic vol II, eds. V.Serban, St.I.Dragulescu, Ed. Marineasa, 2000, p.13-43

S. Pescariu, A. Fluture, Cardiovascular emergencies, in Medical Clinic vol II, eds. V.Serban, St.I.Dragulescu, Ed. Marineasa, 2000, p.450-480

St.I. Dragulescu, S. Pescariu, A. Ionac, A. Fluture, et al. “Cardiology for students”, Ed. Brumar, Timisoara, 1998