Faisal Nabi, MD

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


Biography

Dr. Nabi is a cardiologist at the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He has special interests in preventative and general cardiology, stress testing, cardiac CT, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Nabi is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Description of Research

Dr. Nabi´s current research is studying optimal risk stratification of emergency room patients using artery calcium scoring, CT angiography, and nuclear cardiology. Resulting data from these studies will be used to develop accurate and cost effective imaging algorithms for triaging relatively low risk patients with chest pain.

Areas Of Expertise

Calcium scoring CT angiography Nuclear cardiology
Education & Training

, University of Oklahoma
, Baylor College of Medicine
, Texas Tech University HSC School of Medicine
Publications

Prognostic Value of Coronary Artery Calcium Score in Acute Chest Pain Patients Without Known Coronary Artery Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Chaikriangkrai, K, Palamaner Subash Shantha, G, Jhun, HY, Ungprasert, P, Sigurdsson, G, Nabi, F, Mahmarian, JJ & Chang, SM 2016, Annals of Emergency Medicine, vol 68, no. 6, pp. 659-670. DOI:

Rationale and Design of the CREDENCE Trial: Computed TomogRaphic evaluation of atherosclerotic DEtermiNants of myocardial IsChEmia
Rizvi, A, Hartaigh, B, Knaapen, P, Leipsic, J, Shaw, LJ, Andreini, D, Pontone, G, Raman, S, Khan, MA, Ridner, M, Nabi, F, Gimelli, A, Jang, J, Cole, J, Nakazato, R, Zarins, C, Han, D, Lee, JH, Szymonifika, J, Gomez, MJ, Truong, QA, Chang, HJ, Lin, FY & Min, JK 2016, BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, vol 16, no. 1, 190. DOI:

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:

Coronary Artery Calcium Score as a Preditor for Incident Ischemic Stroke: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Chaikriangkrai, K, Ungprasert, P, Sunkara, A, Nabi, F, Mahmarian, JJ & Chang, S-M 2016, American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2016, Chicago, United Kingdom, 4/2/16 - 4/4/16, .

Prognostic Accuracy of Coronary Artery Calcium Score in Acute Chest Pain Patients without Known Coronary Artery Disease in Emergency Department: Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis
Chaikriangkrai, K, Ungprasert, P, Jhun, HY, Nabi, F, Mahmarian, JJ & Chang, S-M 2016, American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2016, Chicago, United Kingdom, 4/2/16 - 4/4/16, .

Optimizing evaluation of patients with low-to-intermediate-risk acute chest pain: A randomized study comparing stress myocardial perfusion tomography incorporating stress-only imaging versus cardiac CT
Nabi, F, Kassi, M, Muhyieddeen, K, Chang, SM, Xu, J, Peterson, L, Wray, N, Shirkey, B, Ashton, C & Mahmarian, J 2016, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, vol 57, no. 3, pp. 378-384. DOI:

Prevalence of regional and whole-heart viability in patients with myocardial akinesis consecutively enrolled from 4 U.S. hospitals
Labib, D, Kim, HW, Shah, D, Farzaneh-Far, A, Heitner, JF, Klem, I, Crowley, AL, Nabi, F, Parker, M, Judd, RM & Kim, RJ 2016, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2016, Los Angeles, United States, 1/28/16 - 1/31/16, .

CMR clinical practice patterns across four U.S. medical centers from 2010-2014
Shah, D, Yang, E, Heitner, JF, Farzaneh-Far, A, Nabi, F, Kim, HW, Ivanov, A, Klem, I, Crowley, AL, Parker, M, Judd, RM & Kim, RJ 2016, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2016, Los Angeles, United States, 1/28/16 - 1/31/16, .

Prognostic implications of myocardial fibrosis and troponin levels measured by a highly sensitive assay in non-ischemic cardiomyopathy
Yang, E, Polsani, V, Brunner, G, Nabi, F, Hoogeveen, R, Nambi, V, Ballantyne, C & Shah, D 2016, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2016, Los Angeles, United States, 1/28/16 - 1/31/16, .

Prevalence of unrecognized myocardial scarring in patients with normal contractile function across four U.S. hospitals
Kim, HW, Labib, D, Shah, D, Farzaneh-Far, A, Heitner, JF, Grizzard, JD, Crowley, AL, Klem, I, Nabi, F, Kim, RJ & Judd, RM 2016, SMCR 2016, Los Angeles, United Kingdom, 1/27/16 - 1/30/16, .

Prevalence of dysfunctional but viable myocardium in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy - results from clinical scans performed in 2010-2014 at four U.S. hospitals
Mandawat, A, Mandawat, A, Crowley, AL, Heitner, JF, Ivanov, A, Shah, D, Nabi, F, Farzaneh-Far, A, Kim, HW, Rehwald, W, Kim, RJ, Judd, RM & Klem, I 2016, SMCR 2016, Los Angeles, United Kingdom, 1/27/16 - 1/30/16, .

Association of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction with subclinical coronary atherosclerotic disease burden using coronary artery calcium scoring
Maragiannis, D, Schutt, RC, Gramze, NL, Chaikriangkrai, K, McGregor, K, Chin, K, Nabi, F, Little, SH, Nagueh, SF & Chang, SM 2015, Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis, vol 22, no. 12, pp. 1278-1286. DOI:

Additive prognostic value of coronary artery calcium score and renal function in patients with acute chest pain without known coronary artery disease: up to 5-year follow-up
Chaikriangkrai, K, Nabi, F, Mahmarian, JJ & Chang, SM 2015, International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, vol 31, no. 8, pp. 1619-1626. DOI:

Prevalence and Characteristics of Left Ventricular Fibrosis in Patients With Mitral Valve Prolapse
Kitkungvan, D, Nabi, F, Quiñones, MA, Jiaqiong, X, Lawrie, GM, Little, S, Zoghbi, WA & Shah, D 2015, AHA-Scientific Sessions, Orlando, United States, 11/7/15, .

Prevalence and implications of subclinical coronary artery disease in patients with atrial fibrillation
Chaikriangkrai, K, Valderrabano, M, Bala, SK, Alchalabi, S, Graviss, EA, Nabi, F, Mahmarian, J & Chang, SM 2015, American Journal of Cardiology, vol 116, no. 8, pp. 1219-1223. DOI:

Abstract 491: Detection of Subclinical Coronary Artery Disease by Calcium Score in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Potential Clinical Implications
Chaikriangkrai, K, Valderrabano, M, Khaleel Bala, S, Alchalabi, S, Graviss, E, Nabi, F, Mahmarian, J & Chang, SM 2015, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, vol 35, no. Suppl 1, pp. A491.

Detection of LA and LAA Thrombus by CMR in Patients Referred for Pulmonary Vein Isolation
Kitkungvan, D, Nabi, F, Ghosn, MG, Dave, AS, Quinones, M, Zoghbi, WA, Valderrabano, M & Shah, DJ 2015, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. DOI:

Subclinical coronary artery disease in patients with atrial fibrillation: prevalence and clinical implications.
Kongiat Chaikriangkrai, Bala S Khaleel, S Alchalabi, EA Graviss, Nabi, F & Chang, S-M 2015, American Heart Association (AHA): Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2015 Scientific Sessions, San Francisco, United States, 5/7/15 - 5/9/15, .

Association of Myocardial Extracellular Volume and Clinical Outcome: A Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Study
Ghosn, MG, Pickett, S, Brunner, G, Nabi, F, Zoghbi, WA, Quiñones, MA, Nambi, V & Shah, D 2015, .

Complementary Prognostic Value of Renal Function and Coronary Artery Calcium Score in Patients Without Known Coronary Artery Disease: Up to 5-Year Follow-up.
Chaikraingkrai K, Trevino A, Anwar N & Forouzandeh F 2015, American College of Cardiology (ACC) 64th annual scientific sessions, San Diego, CA, United States, 3/14/15 - 3/16/15, .