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Aliakbar Arvandi

Aliakbar Arvandi

  • Assistant Professor
  • Cardiologist
  • Director UMC Heart Station
Office Phone: 806-743-1501
Email: Aliakbar.Arvandi@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th Street
Lubbock TX 79430

Positions:

  • Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University Health Science Center TTUHSC, Lubbock, Texas 2010-Present
  • Cardiologist, University Medical Center (UMC hospital) Lubbock, TX 2010-Present
  • Registered Echocardiographer and Vascular Technologist, North West Hospital Amarillo 2001-2004
  • Cardiologist , Ekbatan Hospital Hamedan, Iran 1998-2000
  • Cardiologist , Booali Hospital Tehran, iran 1997-1998

Admin Assignments:

  • Director, UMC Heart Station University Medical Center, Lubbock 2011-Present

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Cardiology Fellow: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2010
  • Resident: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2007
  • Intern: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2005
  • Cardiology Resident/Fellow: Iran University Health Scinece Center, 1997

Education:

  • MD: Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, 1990

Selected Publications:

  • Trujillo, A & Soontrapa, S & Singh, P & Sehli, Sharmila & Harris, J & Suarez, Jose & Arvandi, Aliakbar & Paone, R & Meyerrose, Gary January (2013) Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysm seen on Blood Pool Study 38, 1, e43-e44.
  • Umyarova, Elvira & Limsuwat, Chok & Arvandi, Aliakbar November (2011) Early Detection and Diagnosis of Pulmonary HTN: Transthoracic Echocardiography 39, 12, 57.

Selected Presentations:

  • Early Detection and Diagnosis of Pulmonary Hypertension: Transthoracic echocardiography versus Right-Sided Heart Catheterization Sociaty of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), Houston, Texas.; .
  • Plasma pro- BNP level as a predictor of postoperative cardiac events in high-risk patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. Heart failure society of America, Washington, DC.; .
  • Plasma pro- BNP level as a predictor of postoperative cardiac events in high-risk patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. Texas Academy of Internal Medicine , Galveston, TX.; .
  • Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome and risk for radial coronary graft spasm Texas Academy of Internal Medicine, November 2008.

Selected Contracts and Grants:

  • Evaluation of Echocardiographic finding in top athletes of Iran with isotonic, Isometric and combined exercise programs -1997
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    Co-Investigator

  • Evaluation of generic Nifedipine soft gel in Iran -1996
    Awarded by
    in the amount of $0
    Co-Investigator

  • Comparison of morbidity and mortality in patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction who underwent hemodynamic study with Swan-Ganz flow directed catheter, with those who did not -1990
    Awarded by
    in the amount of $0
    Co-Investigator

Selected Awards:

  • Outstanding Clerkship Educator, Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine, 2012.
  • Appreciation letter from CEO of Tehran Heart center (Sahid rajai hospital) for achieving 3d rank in national cardiovascular board exam in Iran., 1997.
  • Appreciation letter from ministry of health for achieving 3d rank in national cardiovascular board exam in Iran., 1997.

Selected Scheduled Teaching:

  • Cardiology Consults - 2013
  • Cardiology Heart Station Rotation - 2013
  • MSCI6103 System Disorders - 2013
  • Transthoracic and transesophageal Echocardiography - 2013
  • Cardiology Consults - 2012

Selected Non-Credit Instruction Taught:

  • Echocardiography Procedure 2010 - Present
  • Chest Pain and Myocardial Infarction 2013 - 2014
  • Chest Pain and Myocardial Infarction 2012 - 2013
  • Urtrasound/Echocardiography Hands on procedure 2013 - 2013
  • Practical Application of Transesophageal Echocardiography - 2012
Date last updated: 12/9/2014
Research Interests

Echocardiography. Valvular heart disease.

Teaching Interests

Cardiac Ultrasonography (Echocardiography including transthoracic and transesophageal). Valvular heart disease (native and prosthetic).

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