Imran Arif

Imran Arif , MD

Professor of Clinical

Director, VAMC Cardiac Cath Laboratory; Associate Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0542
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-6890
Fax 513-558-6899
Email imran.arif@uc.edu

Education

Medical Degree: King Edward Medical College Lahore, PK, 1994 (Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery Degree M.B.B.S.)

Residency: Marshall University School of Medicine Huntington, WV, 2000 (Internal Medicine)

Fellowship : Marshall University School of Medicine Huntington, WV, 2003 (Cardiovascular Disease)

Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2008 (Interventional Cardiology)

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (Certification Date: 11-05-2003 ) - (Recertification Date: to 09-03-2013 )

American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 08-22-2000 ) - (Recertification Date: to 10-19-2010 )

American Board of Internal Medicine (Interventional Cardiology) (Certification Date: 11-10-2008 )

Clinical Interests

Cardiology

Cardiology Interventional

Cardiovascular Disease

Echocardiography

Nuclear Medicine

Specialities

Cardiovascular Disease

Echocardiography

Internal Medicine

Interventional Cardiology

Nuclear Cardiology

Research and Practice Interests

Research Interest and Areas of Expertise:

  • Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Coronary and Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Interventions
  • Percutaneous Management of Structural Heart Disease
  • Vascular Heart Disease and Septal Ablation for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Positions and Work Experience

2008 -To Present Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Section of Interventional Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

2008 -To Present Associate Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program,

2008 -To Present Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

2008 -To Present Staff Cardiologist, VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

2003 -2007 Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Services and Internal Medicine, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, Huntington, WV

2003 -2007 Fellowship Site Director at VA Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, Huntington, WV

2003 -2007 Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, VA Medical Center, Huntington, WV

2005 -2007 Chief of Cardiology, VA Medical Center, Huntington, WV

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Hakeem, Abdul; Helmy, Tarek; Leesar, Massoud; Arif, Imran (2011. ) Drug-eluting stents for saphenous vein graft lesions.JACC. Cardiovascular interventions, , 4 (5 ) ,590 More Information

Hakeem, Abdul; Arif, Imran; Leesar, Massoud A (2011. ) Letter by Hakeem et al regarding article, "Drug-eluting or bare metal stents for the treatment of saphenous vein graft disease: a Bayesian meta-analysis".Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions, , 4 (2 ) ,e14; author reply e1 More Information

Hakeem, Abdul; Helmy, Tarek; Munsif, Siddharth; Bhatti, Sabha; Mazraeshahi, Reza; Cilingiroglu, Mehmet; Effat, Mohamed; Leesar, Massoud; Arif, Imran (2011. ) Safety and efficacy of drug eluting stents compared with bare metal stents for saphenous vein graft interventions: a comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized trials and observational studies comprising 7,994 patients.Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, , 77 (3 ) ,343-55 More Information

Kolli, Kranthi K; Banerjee, R K; Peelukhana, Srikara V; Helmy, T A; Leesar, M A; Arif, Imran; Schneeberger, E W; Hand, Dwight; Succop, Paul; Gottliebson, W M; Effat, M A (2011. ) Influence of heart rate on fractional flow reserve, pressure drop coefficient, and lesion flow coefficient for epicardial coronary stenosis in a porcine model.American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, , 300 (1 ) ,H382-7 More Information

Hussain, Sayed T; Arif, Imran; Helmy, Tarek (2010. ) Recurrent stent fracture: first reported image of everolimus-eluting stent fracture leading to recurrent restenosis in cardiac allograft vasculopathy. The Journal of invasive cardiology, , 22 (12 ) ,617-8

Hakeem, Abdul; Helmy, Tarek; Munsif, Siddharth; Bhatti, Sabha; Mazraeshahi, Reza; Cilingiroglu, Mehmet; Effat, Mohamed; Leesar, Massoud; Arif, Imran (2010. ) Safety and efficacy of drug eluting stents compared with bare metal stents for saphenous vein graft interventions: A comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized trials and observational studies comprising 7,994 patients.Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, , More Information

Hakeem, Abdul; Bhatti, Sabha; Arif, Imran; Effat, Mohamed; Cilingiroglu, Mehmet Fibrinolytic therapy for very late stent thrombosis--is it a viable option?.Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions, , 11 (4 ) ,264.e13-5 More Information

Arif, Imran; Callihan, Richard; Helmy, Tarek (2008. ) Novel use of twin-pass catheter in successful recanalization of a chronic coronary total occlusion. The Journal of invasive cardiology, , 20 (6 ) ,309-11

Choudary, Jithendra; Arif, Imran; Helmy, Tarek (2007. ) Multivessel PCI versus CABG: one-year outcomes and cost analysis. The Journal of invasive cardiology, , 19 (11 ) ,476-7

Wright, G L; Wang, S; Fultz, M E; Arif, I; Matthews, K; Chertow, B S (2002. ) Effect of vitamin A deficiency on cardiovascular function in the rat. Canadian journal of physiology and pharmacology, , 80 (1 ) ,1-7

Kolli, Kranthi K; Banerjee, R K; Peelukhana, Srikara V; Effat, M A; Leesar, M A; Arif, Imran; Schneeberger, E W; Succop, Paul; Gottliebson, W M; Helmy, Tarek A (2012. ) Effect of changes in contractility on pressure drop coefficient and fractional flow reserve in a porcine model. The Journal of invasive cardiology, , 24 (1 ) ,6-12

Rahman, Shahid; Leesar, Tara; Cilingiroglu, Mehmet; Effat, Mohamed; Arif, Imran; Helmy, Tarek; Leesar, Massoud A (2013. ) Impact of kissing balloon inflation on the main vessel stent volume, area, and symmetry after side-branch dilation in patients with coronary bifurcation lesions: a serial volumetric intravascular ultrasound study.JACC. Cardiovascular interventions, , 6 (9 ) ,923-31 More Information

Kolli, K K; Helmy, T A; Peelukhana, S V; Arif, I; Leesar, M A; Back, L H; Banerjee, R K; Effat, M A (2013. ) Functional diagnosis of coronary stenoses using pressure drop coefficient: A pilot study in humans.Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, , More Information

Peelukhana, Srikara Viswanath; Kolli, Kranthi K; Leesar, Massoud A; Effat, Mohamed A; Helmy, Tarek A; Arif, Imran; Schneeberger, Eric W; Succop, Paul; Banerjee, Rupak K (2013. ) Effect of myocardial contractility on hemodynamic end points under concomitant microvascular disease in a porcine model.Heart and vessels, , More Information

Alsidawi, Said; Abdalla, Mouhamad; Arif, Imran; López-Candales, Angel (2013. ) Congenital anastomosis between left anterior mammary and pulmonary vasculatures.The American journal of the medical sciences, , 345 (2 ) ,158-9 More Information

Bhatt, Deepak L; Stone, Gregg W; Mahaffey, Kenneth W; Gibson, C Michael; Steg, P Gabriel; Hamm, Christian W; Price, Matthew J; Leonardi, Sergio; Gallup, Dianne; Bramucci, Ezio; Radke, Peter W; Widimský, Petr; Tousek, Frantisek; Tauth, Jeffrey; Spriggs, Douglas; McLaurin, Brent T; Angiolillo, Dominick J; Généreux, Philippe; Liu, Tiepu; Prats, Jayne; Todd, Meredith; Skerjanec, Simona; White, Harvey D; Harrington, Robert A (2013. ) Effect of platelet inhibition with cangrelor during PCI on ischemic events.The New England journal of medicine, , 368 (14 ) ,1303-13 More Information

Schwartz, Gregory G; Olsson, Anders G; Abt, Markus; Ballantyne, Christie M; Barter, Philip J; Brumm, Jochen; Chaitman, Bernard R; Holme, Ingar M; Kallend, David; Leiter, Lawrence A; Leitersdorf, Eran; McMurray, John J V; Mundl, Hardi; Nicholls, Stephen J; Shah, Prediman K; Tardif, Jean-Claude; Wright, R Scott (2012. ) Effects of dalcetrapib in patients with a recent acute coronary syndrome.The New England journal of medicine, , 367 (22 ) ,2089-99 More Information

Peelukhana, Srikara V; Banerjee, Rupak; Kolli, Kranthi K; Fernandez-Ulloa, Mariano; Arif, Imran; Effat, Mohamed; Helmy, Tarek; Kerr, Hanan (2015. ) Benefit of ECG-gated rest and stress N-13 cardiac PET imaging for quantification of LVEF in ischemic patients.Nuclear medicine communications, , 36 (10 ) ,986-98 More Information

Roe, Matthew T; Armstrong, Paul W; Fox, Keith A A; White, Harvey D; Prabhakaran, Dorairaj; Goodman, Shaun G; Cornel, Jan H; Bhatt, Deepak L; Clemmensen, Peter; Martinez, Felipe; Ardissino, Diego; Nicolau, Jose C; Boden, William E; Gurbel, Paul A; Ruzyllo, Witold; Dalby, Anthony J; McGuire, Darren K; Leiva-Pons, Jose L; Parkhomenko, Alexander; Gottlieb, Shmuel; Topacio, Gracita O; Hamm, Christian; Pavlides, Gregory; Goudev, Assen R; Oto, Ali; Tseng, Chuen-Den; Merkely, Bela; Gasparovic, Vladimir; Corbalan, Ramon; Cintez?, Mircea; McLendon, R Craig; Winters, Kenneth J; Brown, Eileen B; Lokhnygina, Yuliya; Aylward, Philip E; Huber, Kurt; Hochman, Judith S; Ohman, E Magnus (2012. ) Prasugrel versus clopidogrel for acute coronary syndromes without revascularization.The New England journal of medicine, , 367 (14 ) ,1297-309 More Information

Peelukhana, Srikara V; Effat, Mohamed; Kolli, Kranthi K; Arif, Imran; Helmy, Tarek; Leesar, Massoud; Kerr, Hanan; Back, Lloyd H; Banerjee, Rupak (2015. ) Lesion flow coefficient: a combined anatomical and functional parameter for detection of coronary artery disease--a clinical study. The Journal of invasive cardiology, , 27 (1 ) ,54-64

Peelukhana, Srikara V; Kerr, Hanan; Kolli, Kranthi K; Fernandez-Ulloa, Mariano; Gerson, Myron; Effat, Mohamed; Arif, Imran; Helmy, Tarek; Banerjee, Rupak (2014. ) Benefit of cardiac N-13 PET CFR for combined anatomical and functional diagnosis of ischemic coronary artery disease: a pilot study.Annals of nuclear medicine, , 28 (8 ) ,746-60 More Information

Kolli, Kranthi K; Arif, Imran; Peelukhana, Srikara V; Succop, Paul; Back, Lloyd H; Helmy, Tarek A; Leesar, Massoud A; Effat, Mohamed A; Banerjee, Rupak K (2014. ) Diagnostic performance of pressure drop coefficient in relation to fractional flow reserve and coronary flow reserve. The Journal of invasive cardiology, , 26 (5 ) ,188-95

Kolli, Kranthi K; van de Hoef, Tim P; Effat, Mohamed A; Banerjee, Rupak K; Peelukhana, Srikara V; Succop, Paul; Leesar, Massoud A; Imran, Arif; Piek, Jan J; Helmy, Tarek A (2016. ) Diagnostic cutoff for pressure drop coefficient in relation to fractional flow reserve and coronary flow reserve: A patient-level analysis.Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, , 87 (2 ) ,273-82 More Information

Honors and Awards

2003 Fujisawa Travel Award Annual Scientific Session for American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland

2000 13th Annual Research Conference Winner Marshal University School of Medicine - Outstanding Clinical Case Presentation, Roland Burns Endowment Award - Multiple simultaneous bacteremias in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

2001 14th Annual Research Conference Winner Outstanding Clinical Case Presentation, Roland Burns Endowment Award - Amiodarone Associated Granuloma in Bone Marrow

2001 Regional ACP Chapter Meeting, WV Best Clinical Case Presentation - Amiodarone associated Granuloma in Bone Marrow

Keywords

interventional cardiology, coronary angioplasty

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0542
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-6890
Fax: 513-558-6899
imran.arif@uc.edu