Saad Ahmad

Saad Saifuddin Ahmad , MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
231 Albert Sabin Way, MLC 0542
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Email saad.ahmad@uc.edu

Education

Medical Degree: Aga Khan University Sindh, PK, 2005

Residency: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2011 (Internal Medicine)

Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2012 (Heart Failure/Transplant)

Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2015 (Cardiovascular Disease)

Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2016 (Interventional Cardiology)

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine (Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology) (Certification Date: 10-03-2018 )

American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (Certification Date: 10-06-2015 )

American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 08-17-2011 )

American Board of Internal Medicine (Interventional Cardiology) (Certification Date: 10-06-2016 )

Clinical Interests

Cardiology

Cardiology Interventional

Cardiovascular Disease

Heart Failure

Specialities

Cardiovascular Disease

Heart Failure/Transplant

Internal Medicine

Interventional Cardiology

Research Support

Grant: #2037894 / U01HL134679 Investigators:Ahmad, Saad 08-27-2018 -07-31-2022 National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Spironolactone Initiation Registry Randomized Interventional Trial in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction SPIRRIT-HFpEF "Study" Role:PI $17,908.22 Active Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Ahmad, Saad; Bhatti, Sabha; Shizukuda, Yukitaka (2013. ) Continuing medical education activity in echocardiography.Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.), , 30 (2 ) ,190 More Information

Ahmad, Saad; Bhatti, Sabha; Shizukuda, Yukitaka (2013. ) Functional assessment of donor and recipient left atrium in heart transplant patients using full-volume three-dimensional echocardiography.Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.), , 30 (2 ) ,191-5 More Information

Ahmad, Saad; Gujja, Pradeep; Naz, Tehmina; Ying, Jun; Dunlap, Stephanie H; Shizukuda, Yukitaka (2015. ) Clinical significance of left atrial volume in clinical outcomes of heart transplant recipients.Journal of cardiothoracic surgery, , 10 ,96 More Information

Ahmad, Saad S; Gerson, Myron C (2017. ) Sympathetic drive stimulating diastolic dysfunction?.Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, , More Information

Ahmad, Saad; Wilt, Heath (2016. ) Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation and Valvular Heart Disease.The open cardiovascular medicine journal, , 10 ,110-6 More Information

Ahmad, Saad; Jamali, Hina K; Waqar, Fahad; Harris, David M (2016. ) Cardiac Tamponade Physiology Secondary to Tense Ascites.Cardiology, , 134 (4 ) ,423-5 More Information

Kingsley, Clotilde; Ahmad, Saad; Pappachan, John; Khambekar, Sujata; Smith, Thomas; Gardiner, Diane; Shambrook, James; Baskar, Shankar; Moore, Ryan; Veldtman, Gruschen (2018. ) Right ventricular contractile reserve in tetralogy of Fallot patients with pulmonary regurgitation.Congenital heart disease, , 13 (2 ) ,288-294 More Information

Athar, Muhammad W; Waqar, Fahad; Dwivedi, Alok K; Ahmad, Saad; Sanghvi, Saagar; Scott, Elonia; Khan, Naseer; Gerson, Myron C (2019. ) Effects of gender and defect reversibility on detection of coronary disease with an upright and supine cadmium-zinc-telluride camera.Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, , More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
231 Albert Sabin Way, MLC 0542
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267
saad.ahmad@uc.edu