Erica S Spatz MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)

Research Interests

Cardiovascular disease; cardiovascular outcomes; quality of care; healthcare disparities; utilization; shared decision-making more...


  • B.S., Vanderbilt University, 05/1997
  • M.H.S., Yale University School of Medicine, 06/2010
  • M.D., Ben Gurion University, Israel, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Spatz ES, Canavan ME, Desai MM. From Here to JUPITER: Identifying New Patients for Statin Therapy Using Data from the 1999_2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2009(2): 41-48
  • Spatz ES, Ross JS, Desai MM, Canavan ME, Krumholz HM. Beyond Insurance Coverage: Usual source of care in the treatment of hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. Data from the 2003-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. American Heart Journal. 2010. 160:115-21.
  • Spatz ES, Phipps MS, Wang OJ, Lagarde S, Curry L, Lucas G, Rosenthal MS. Expanding the safety-net of specialty care for the uninsured. Health Services Research. February 2012. 47(1pt2): 344-362.



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