Mehran Attari

Mehran Attari , MD

Affiliated Faculty, Integrative Cardiologist

Division of Cardiovascular Health and Diseases
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0542
Medical Sciences Building
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-4721
Fax 513-558-6899


Medical Degree: Tehran University of Medical Sciences 05-01-1992

Fellowship: St. Luke's Medical Center, University of Wisconsin 06-30-2004 (Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)

Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, NY, 06-30-2003 (Cardiovascular Disease)

Residency: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University 06-30-2000 (Internal Medicine)


American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiac Electrophysiology) (Certification Date: 11-03-2004 ) - (Recertification Date: to 04-01-2018 )

American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (Certification Date: 11-05-2003 )

Clinical Interests

Cardiac Electrophysiology


Cardiovascular Disease

Internal Medicine

Research and Practice Interests

Clinical Interest:

Resynchronization Therapy for Congestive Heart Failure

Research Interest:

- Atrial fibrillation ablation and mechanisms

- Novel approaches to arrhythmia management, including neuromodulation

- Prevention of sudden cardiac death

- Device therapy in heart failure

- Ventricular arrhythmias and new mapping modalities and ablation techniques, including epicardial ablation

- Prevention of thromboembolic events in atrial fibrillation patients

- Integrative approach to patient care

Positions and Work Experience

07-01-2005 - Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Research Support

Grant: #415539-G/ U01HL096607 Investigators:Attari, Mehran 04-01-2011 -03-31-2015 National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Ranolazine ICD Trial (RAID) Role:PI $17,442.50 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #R01DK105379 Investigators:Attari, Mehran; Salehi, Marzieh; Xie, Changchun 07-01-2015 -05-31-2020 National Inst of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease The weight-independent effects of bariatric surgeries on islet cell function Role:Collaborator $555,488.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #3048 Clinical Trial Research Agreement Investigators:Abo-Salem, Elsayed; Attari, Mehran 05-14-2016 -05-13-2019 Medtronic Recurrence of atrial fibrillation following non-cardiothoracic surgery or acute medical illness Role:PI $20,000.00 Awarded Level:Industry


Peer Reviewed Publications

Silbiger, Jeffrey J; Ashtiani, Ramin; Attari, Mehran; Spruill, Tanya M; Kamran, Mazullah; Reynolds, Deborah; Stein, Russell; Rubinstein, David (2011. ) Atheroscerlotic heart disease in Bangladeshi immigrants: risk factors and angiographic findings.International journal of cardiology, , 146 (2 ) ,e38-40 More Information

McMullan, Jason; Valento, Matthew; Attari, Mehran; Venkat, Arvind (2007. ) Care of the pacemaker/implantable cardioverter defibrillator patient in the ED.The American journal of emergency medicine, , 25 (7 ) ,812-22 More Information

Kamran, Mazullah; Attari, Mehran; Webber, Geoffrey (2005. ) Images in cardiovascular medicine. Ventricular septal defect complicating an acute myocardial infarction.Circulation, , 112 (22 ) ,e337-8 More Information

Badhwar, Nitish; Kalman, Jonathan M; Sparks, Paul B; Kistler, Peter M; Attari, Mehran; Berger, Marcie; Lee, Randall J; Sra, Jasbir; Scheinman, Melvin M (2005. ) Atrial tachycardia arising from the coronary sinus musculature: electrophysiological characteristics and long-term outcomes of radiofrequency ablation.Journal of the American College of Cardiology, , 46 (10 ) ,1921-30 More Information

Krum, David; Goel, Anil; Hauck, John; Schweitzer, Jeff; Hare, John; Attari, Mehran; Dhala, Anwer; Cooley, Ryan; Akhtar, Masood; Sra, Jasbir (2005. ) Catheter location, tracking, cardiac chamber geometry creation, and ablation using cutaneous patches.Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing, , 12 (1 ) ,17-22 More Information

Attari, Mehran; Dhala, Anwer (2004. ) Role of invasive and noninvasive testing in risk stratification of sudden cardiac death in children and young adults: an electrophysiologic perspective.Pediatric clinics of North America, , 51 (5 ) ,1355-78 More Information

Madias, John E; Attari, Mehran (2004. ) Exercise-triggered transient R-wave enhancement and ST-segment elevation in II, III, and aVF ECG leads: a testament to the "plasticity" of the QRS complex during ischemia. Journal of electrocardiology, , 37 (2 ) ,121-6

Madias, John E; Narayan, Virenjan; Attari, Mehran (2003. ) Detection of P waves via a "saline-filled central venous catheter electrocardiographic lead" in patients with low electrocardiographic voltage due to anasarca. The American journal of cardiology, , 91 (7 ) ,910-4

Madias, John E; Bravidis, Demetrius; Attari, Mehran (2002. ) Posterior myocardial infarction and complete right bundle- branch block. Chest, , 122 (5 ) ,1860-4

Shizukuda, Yukitaka; Muth, James; Chaney, Curtis; Attari, Mehran (2012. ) Anomalous ridge on the left atrial side of the atrial septum.Annals of cardiac anaesthesia, , 15 (2 ) ,161-2 More Information

Yousuf, Mian Atif; Haq, Sulsal; O'Donnell, Robert E; Attari, Mehran (2015. ) Hemodynamically significant atrial septal defect after atrial fibrillation ablation: A hole to remember.Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, , 12 (9 ) ,1987-9 More Information

Abo-Salem, Elsayed; Fowler, John C; Attari, Mehran; Cox, Craig D; Perez-Verdia, Alejandro; Panikkath, Ragesh; Nugent, Kenneth (2014. ) Antibiotic-induced cardiac arrhythmias.Cardiovascular therapeutics, , 32 (1 ) ,19-25 More Information

Zhou, Ying; Lower, Elyse E; Li, Hui-Ping; Costea, Alexandru; Attari, Mehran; Baughman, Robert P (2017. ) Cardiac Sarcoidosis: The Impact of Age and Implanted Devices on Survival.Chest, , 151 (1 ) ,139-148 More Information

Post Graduate Training and Education

07-01-1997-06-30-2000 Resident, Internal Medicine, Weill College of Medicine, Cornell University, , Bronx, NY

07-01-2000-06-30-2003 Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, Mount Sinai Medical Center, , New York, NY

07-01-2003-06-30-2004 Fellow, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Sinai/St. Luke's Medical Center, University of Wisconsin, , Milwaukee, WI

Contact Information

Academic - Division of Cardiovascular Health and Diseases
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0542
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-4721
Fax: 513-558-6899

Clinical - University of Cincinnati Medical Center
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati  Ohio,

Clinical - VA Medical Center
3200 Vine Street
Cincinnati  Ohio,