Dipan J. Shah, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Assistant Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Shah began his academic career in 2002 as an Associate in Medicine at the Duke Cardiovascular MRI Center in Durham, North Carolina. He joined the St. Thomas Heart Institute in Nashville a year later where he was the Director of the Lipid and Vascular Medicine Clinic. While at the heart institute, he developed and directed a program for cardiovascular MRI imaging. Dr. Shah joined Methodist in 2008.

Description of Research

Dr. Shah has been active in clinical research with a particular interest in the evaluation of ischemic heart disease and peripheral arterial disease using MRI.

Areas Of Expertise

Ischemic heart disease Peripheral arterial disease MRI
Education & Training

Clinical Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin
Internship, Medical College of Wisconsin
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

Controlled Intrapericardial Delivery Of Prostaglandin Formulations For Heart Failure
Filgueira, CS, Igo, SR, Bruckner, BA, Ferraro, F, Shah, DJ, Estep, JD & Grattoni, A 2017, George and Angelina Kostas Research Center for Cardiovascular Medicine , Houston, United States, 10/24/17 - 10/25/17, .

The Prevalence, Correlates, and Impact on Cardiac Mortality of Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
Pueschner, A, Chattranukulchai, P, Heitner, JF, Shah, DJ, Hayes, B, Rehwald, W, Parker, MA, Kim, HW, Judd, RM, Kim, RJ & Klem, I 2017, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol 10, no. 10, pp. 1225-1236. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2017.06.013

Temporal relation between myocardial fibrosis and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: Association with baseline disease severity and subsequent outcome
Schelbert, EB, Fridman, Y, Wong, TC, Abu Daya, H, Piehler, KM, Kadakkal, A, Miller, CA, Ugander, M, Maanja, M, Kellman, P, Shah, DJ, Abebe, KZ, Simon, MA, Quarta, G, Senni, M, Butler, J, Diez, J, Redfield, MM & Gheorghiade, M 2017, JAMA Cardiology, vol 2, no. 9, pp. 995-1006. DOI: 10.1001/jamacardio.2017.2511

Cardiac imaging in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction
Nagueh, SF , Chang, SM , Nabi, F , Shah, DJ & Estep, JD 2017, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol 10, no. 9, e006547. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.117.006547

Left ventricular function in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and its relation to myocardial fibrosis and exercise tolerance
Maragiannis, D, Alvarez, PA, Ghosn, MG, Chin, K, Hinojosa, JJ, Buergler, JM, Shah, DJ & Nagueh, SF 2017, International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1007/s10554-017-1214-z

Association of Feature-Tracking Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Left Ventricular Global Longitudinal Strain with All-Cause Mortality in Patients with Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction
Romano, S, Judd, RM, Kim, RJ, Kim, HW, Klem, I, Heitner, J, Shah, DJ, Jue, J, White, BE, Shenoy, C & Farzaneh-Far, A 2017, Circulation, vol 135, no. 23, pp. 2313-2315. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.027740

Imaging to Diagnose and Manage Patients in Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction
Nagueh, SF , Chang, SM , Nabi, F , Shah, DJ & Estep, JD 2017, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol 10, no. 4, e005615. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.116.005615

Recommendations for Noninvasive Evaluation of Native Valvular Regurgitation: A Report from the American Society of Echocardiography Developed in Collaboration with the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Zoghbi, WA, Adams, D, Bonow, RO, Enriquez-Sarano, M, Foster, E, Grayburn, PA, Hahn, RT, Han, Y, Hung, J, Lang, RM, Little, SH, Shah, DJ, Shernan, S, Thavendiranathan, P, Thomas, JD & Weissman, NJ 2017, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, vol 30, no. 4, pp. 303-371. DOI: 10.1016/j.echo.2017.01.007

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Unusual Extensive Scarring Pattern: Danon Disease
Le, D, Alvarez, P, Barrios, R, Arriaga, M, Cherry, M, Shah, D & Lin, CH 2017, Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol 12, no. 4, pp. 227-229. DOI: 10.14797/mdcj-12-4-227

Assessing the risks associated with MRI in patients with a pacemaker or defibrillator
Russo, RJ, Costa, HS, Silva, PD, Anderson, JL, Arshad, A, Biederman, RWW, Boyle, NG, Frabizzio, JV, Birgersdotter-Green, U, Higgins, SL, Lampert, R, Machado, CE, Martin, ET, Rivard, AL, Rubenstein, JC, Schaerf, RHM, Schwartz, JD, Shah, DJ, Tomassoni, GF, Tominaga, GT, Tonkin, AE, Uretsky, S & Wolff, SD 2017, New England Journal of Medicine, vol 376, no. 8, pp. 755-764. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1603265

Magnetic resonance venography and three-dimensional image fusion guidance provide a novel paradigm for endovascular recanalization of chronic central venous occlusion
Schwein, A, Lu, T, Chinnadurai, P, Kitkungvan, D, Shah, DJ, Chakfe, N, Lumsden, AB & Bismuth, J 2017, Journal of vascular surgery. Venous and lymphatic disorders, vol 5, no. 1, pp. 60-69. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2016.07.010

Manipulator-driven selection of semi-active MR-visible markers
An, J, Webb, AG, Shah, DJ, Chin, K & Tsekos, NV 2017, International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1846

Case of a hamartoma or hamartoma of a case?
Shah, DJ & Reardon, MJ 2017, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.09.086

Appropriateness of anteroseptal myocardial infarction nomenclature evaluated by late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
Allencherril, J, Fakhri, Y, Engblom, H, Heiberg, E, Carlsson, M, Dubois-Rande, JL, Halvorsen, S, Hall, TS, Larsen, AI, Jensen, SE, Arheden, H, Atar, D, Clemmensen, P, Shah, DJ, Cheong, B, Sejersten, M & Birnbaum, Y 2017, Journal of Electrocardiology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2017.09.013

The Authors Reply:
Kitkungvan, D, Valderrabano, M & Shah, DJ 2016, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol 9, no. 12, pp. 1476. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.10.002

Patient-specific flow descriptors and normalised wall index in peripheral artery disease: a preliminary study
Singh, J, Brunner, G, Morrisett, JD, Ballantyne, CM, Lumsden, AB, Shah, DJ & Decuzzi, P 2016, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging and Visualization, pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1080/21681163.2016.1184589

Is there a need to assess myocardial viability in patients presenting with heart failure?
Gramze, NL & Shah, DJ 2016, Current Opinion in Cardiology, vol 31, no. 5, pp. 501-509. DOI: 10.1097/HCO.0000000000000316

Feasibility of three-dimensional magnetic resonance angiography-fluoroscopy image fusion technique in guiding complex endovascular aortic procedures in patients with renal insufficiency
Schwein, A, Chinnadurai, P, Shah, DJ, Lumsden, AB, Bechara, CF & Bismuth, J 2016, Journal of Vascular Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.10.083

Using transfer function approach to develop MRI visible and low RF heating sleeve for cardiac applicaion
Huang, X, Wang, Q, Zheng, J, Chen, J, Ghosn, M, Shah, DJ & Kainz, W 2016, . in 2016 IEEE/ACES International Conference on Wireless Information Technology, ICWITS 2016 and System and Applied Computational Electromagnetics, ACES 2016 - Proceedings., 7465440, IEEE, IEEE/ACES International Conference on Wireless Information Technology, ICWITS 2016 and System and Applied Computational Electromagnetics, ACES 2016, Honolulu, United States, 3/13/16. DOI: 10.1109/ROPACES.2016.7465440

Contained Rupture of Ventricular Wall And Ventricular Septal Defect In the Same Patient Following Myocardial Infarction
Gramze, NL, Yang, EY, Nabi, F & Shah, D 2016, Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol 12, no. 2, pp. 122. DOI: 10.14797/mdcj-12-2-122