David Harris

David M Harris , MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way, MLC 0542
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-4721
Email harri2di@ucmail.uc.edu


Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College 2005

Residency-Internal Medicine: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 2008

Fellowship-Cardiovascular Disease: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA, 2012

Fellowship-Advanced Cardiac Imaging: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA, 2013

Undergraduate Degree: Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD, 1999


Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (Certification Date: 12-07-2014 ) - (Recertification Date: to 01-01-2015 )

American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (Certification Date: 10-31-2012 ) - (Recertification Date: to 12-17-2022 )

Clinical Interests



Coronary artery disease




Cardiovascular Disease


Internal Medicine

Nuclear Cardiology

Research and Practice Interests

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cardiac MRI
  • Echocardiography
Research Interests:
  • Stress Induced Cardiomyopathy
  • Assessment of Mitral Regurgitation


Peer Reviewed Publications

Piehler KM, Wong TC, Puntil KS, Zareba KM, Lin K, Harris DM, Deible CR, Lacomis JM, Czeyda-Pommersheim F, Cook SC, Kellman P and Schelbert EB (2013. ) Free-Breathing Motion- Corrected Late Gadolinium Enhancement Is Robust and Extends Risk Stratification of Vulnerable Patients. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging, ,

Byrnes AA, Harris DM, Atabani SF, Sabundayo BP, Langan SJ, et al (2008. ) Immune activation and IL-12 production during acute/early HIV infection in the absence and presence of highly active, antiretroviral therapy. J Leukoc Biol., , 84 ,1447-1453

Hanley DF, Naff NJ, Harris DM (2006. ) Intraventricular Hemorrhage: Presentation and Management Options. Seminars in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke, , 5 (3 ) ,209-216

Pitari GM, Baksh RI, Harris DM, Li P, Kazerounian S, Waldman SA (2006. ) Interuption of homologous desensitization in cGMP signaling restores colon cancer cytostasis by bacterial enterotoxins. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther, , 79 (2 ) ,13

Pitari GM, Ribaksh RI, Harris DM, Li P, Kazerounian S, Waldman SA (2005. ) Interuption of Homologous Desensitization in Cyclic Guanosine 3’, 5’-Monophosphate Signaling Restores Colon Cancer Cytostasis by Bacterial Enterotoxins. .Cancer Research, , 65 ,11129-11135

Lather, Navneet; Niziolek, Kyle; Toth, Peter; Harris, David M (2014. ) Calcific embolization with infective endocarditis involving the posterior mitral leaflet in a patient with underlying hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis, , More Information

Anjak, Ahmad; López-Candales, Angel; Lopez, Francisco R; Harris, David; Elwing, Jean (2014. ) Objective measures of right ventricular function during exercise: results of a pilot study.Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.), , 31 (4 ) ,508-15 More Information

Zhang, Xiaoying; Ai, Xiaojie; Nakayama, Hiroyuki; Chen, Biyi; Harris, David M; Tang, Mingxin; Xie, Yuping; Szeto, Christopher; Li, Yingxin; Li, Ying; Zhang, Hongyu; Eckhart, Andrea D; Koch, Walter J; Molkentin, Jeffery D; Chen, Xiongwen (2016. ) Persistent increases in Ca(2+) influx through Cav1.2 shortens action potential and causes Ca(2+) overload-induced afterdepolarizations and arrhythmias.Basic research in cardiology, , 111 (1 ) ,4 More Information

Khan, Muhammad H; Aqtash, Obadah; Harris, David M; Costea, Alexandru I; Gerson, Myron C (2022. ) Ventricular Tachycardia or Fibrillation Storm in Coronavirus Disease.Case reports in cardiology, , 2022 ,1157728 More Information

Kompella, Divya; Saleem, Maryam; Suter, Blair; Harris, David M (2022. ) Multimodal Imaging Characterization of a Congenital Multilobular Interventricular Membranous Septal Aneurysm in a Patient Presenting with Embolic Stroke.CASE (Philadelphia, Pa.), , 6 (3 ) ,103-106 More Information

Bazrafshan, Sholeh; Sibilia, Robert; Girgla, Saavia; Viswanathan, Shiv Kumar; Puckelwartz, Megan J; Sangha, Kiranpal S; Singh, Rohit R; Kakroo, Mashhood; Jandarov, Roman; Harris, David M; Rubinstein, Jack; Becker, Richard C; McNally, Elizabeth M; Sadayappan, Sakthivel (2021. ) South Asian-Specific MYBPC3Δ25bp Deletion Carriers Display Hypercontraction and Impaired Diastolic Function Under Exercise Stress.Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine, , 8 ,766339 More Information

Moseley, Alex D; Ahart, Zachary C; Harris, David M (2021. ) Comparison of transvalvular flow rate in aortic stenosis subtypes.Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.), , 38 (9 ) ,1618-1623 More Information

Kassem, Kamal M; Souka, Ahmed; Harris, David M; Parajuli, Shobha; Cook, Jennifer L (2019. ) Eosinophilic Myocarditis: Classic Presentation of Elusive Disease.Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging, , 12 (9 ) ,e009487 More Information

Sanghvi, Saagar K; Harris, David M (2019. ) Anticoagulation and stress-induced cardiomyopathy.Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis, , 47 (1 ) ,1-7 More Information

Reyes, Hans A; Paquin, Jason J; Harris, David M (2018. ) Pheochromocytoma, "the Great Masquerader," Presenting as Severe Acute Decompensated Heart Failure in a Young Patient.Case reports in cardiology, , 2018 ,8767801 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

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way, MLC 0542
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-4721