Sophia Airhart, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The University of Arizona College of Medicine
Sophia Airhart, MD, FACC is an assistant professor in the UA College of Medicine-Tucson, Division of Cardiology. She is a heart failure specialist with the Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation Team at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and also on faculty in the Pulmonary Hypertension Program.
She serves as principle investigator on several HFpEF and HFrEF clinical trials and was awarded an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship for her transitional research. She has authored multiple original research publications as well as several book chapters on cardiomyopathy.
She is active in many national societies including the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and the International Society of Mechanical Circulatory Support.
Dr. Airhart completed her internal medicine residency at Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. She completed a cardiology fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash., and an advanced fellowship in pulmonary hypertension and heart failure/transplant cardiology at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Penn. Her clinical interests include hemodynamics in pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure, as well as the use of mechanical assist devices in management of shock and advanced heart failure.