Mouhamad Abdallah

Mouhamad H. Abdallah , MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Interventional Cardiology; Associate Director, Cardiac Catherization Laboratory West Chester Hospital

Medical Sciences Building
Room ML 0542
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-4231


Medical Degree: American University of Beirut 2003

Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2008 (Internal Medicine)

Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2011 (Cardiovascular Disease)

Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2012 (Interventional Cardiology)

Research and Practice Interests

Research interests:
-Transradial coronary angiography and intervention
-Novel treatments for hypercholesterolemia
-Intravascular ultrasound for optimization of percutaneous coronary interventions
-Physiologic evaluation of coronary artery disease
-Cardiac Autonomic nervous system evaluation with meta-iodobenzylguanidine
Areas of expertise:
-Percutaneous coronary interventions
-Coronary angiography
-Intravascular ultrasound
-Fractional flow reserve

Positions and Work Experience

07-23-2012 - Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,


Peer Reviewed Publications

Abdallah, Mouhamad H; Arnaout, Samir; Karrowni, Wassef; Dakik, Habib A (2006. ) The management of acute myocardial infarction in developing countries.International journal of cardiology, , 111 (2 ) ,189-94 More Information

Abdallah, Mouhamad H; Karrowni, Wassef; Dakik, Habib A (2006. ) Profound regression of coronary atherosclerosis with statins. The Canadian journal of cardiology, , 22 (8 ) ,709

Abdallah, Mouhamad H; Khalil, Pierre Bou; Jamaleddine, Ghassan; Salti, Ibrahim; Dakik, Habib A (2006. ) Thiazolidinediones associated with recurrent pleural effusions post coronary artery bypass surgery.International journal of cardiology, , 106 (2 ) ,273-5 More Information

Abdallah, Mouhamad; Karrowni, Wassef; Dakik, Habib A (2007. ) Utilization of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in non-ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction in a tertiary referral medical center in a developing country.International journal of cardiology, , 114 (2 ) ,282-3 More Information

Dahdah, M; Abdallah, M; Salman, S; Dakik, H A (2005. ) Linear urticarial streaks associated with opioid administration.Allergy, , 60 (9 ) ,1215-6 More Information

Barada K, Karrowni W, Abdallah M, Shamseddeen W, Sharara AI, Dakik HA. (2008. ) Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with acute coronary syndromes: clinical predictors and prophylactic role of proton pump inhibitors .J Clin Gastroenterol, , 42 (4 ) ,368-372

Abdallah MH, Khalil PB, Jamaleddine G, Salti I, Dakik HA (2006. ) Thiazolidinediones associated with recurrent pleural effusions post coronary artery bypass surgery .Int J Cardiol, , 106 (2 ) ,273-275

Dakik HA, Abdallah M, Karrowni W, Alam S, Arnaout S, Nasrallah A, Kobeissi L, Mahmarian J. (2009. ) International variations in the ischemic burden post-acute myocardial infarction: prognostic implications. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, , 16 (2 ) ,251-254

Kanj N, Abdallah M, Tawil A. (2006. ) Familial idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in three Lebanese siblings. Case report with long-term follow-up. J Med Leb, , 54 (1 ) ,45-49

Gerson, Myron C; Abdallah, Mouhamad; Muth, James N; Costea, Alexandru I (2010. ) Will imaging assist in the selection of patients with heart failure for an ICD?.JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, , 3 (1 ) ,101-10 More Information

Narayanan, Arumugam; Abdallah, Mouhamad; Helmy, Tarek (2012. ) Embolic protection devices in saphenous vein graft interventions: is there still a role? .The Journal of invasive cardiology, , 24 (1 ) ,4

Gerson, Myron C; Dwivedi, Alok K; Abdallah, Mouhamad; Shukla, Rakesh; Jacobson, Arnold F (2013. ) Significance of I-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine (¹²³I-MIBG) lung activity in subjects with heart failure in comparison to healthy control subjects.Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, , 20 (4 ) ,592-9 More Information

Alsidawi S, Abdallah M, Arif I, Lopez-Candales A (2013. ) Congenital anastomosis between left anterior mammary and pulmonary vasculatures. American Journal of the Medical Sciences, , 345 (2 ) ,158-159

Abdallah M, Sanchez C, Leesar M (2012. ) Using fractional flow reserve in complex lesions. Cardiac Interventions Today, , April ,

Hakeem A, Abdallah M, Leesar M (2010. ) Advances in Imaging of the Cardiac Neuronal System. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, , 3 ,119-26

Karrowni W, Abdallah M, Itani S, Kobeissi L, Shamseddeen W, Dakik HA. (2010. ) Management of acute coronary syndromes in developing countries: Are we complying with practice guidelines? .International Journal of Cardiology, , 144 (1 ) ,95--96

Alsidawi, Said; Effat, Mohamed; Rahman, Shahid; Abdallah, Mouhamad; Leesar, Massoud (2015. ) The role of vascular imaging in guiding routine Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: A meta-analysis of Bare Metal Stent and Drug-Eluting Stent trials.Cardiovascular therapeutics, , More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
Room ML 0542
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-4231

Clinical - Medical Arts Building
222 Piedmont Avenue, Suite 4000
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45219
Phone: (513) 475-8521
Fax: (513) 475-7480

Clinical - UC Health West Chester Hospital
7700 University Drive
West Chester  Ohio, 45069