Arvind Bhimaraj, MD

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

Education & Training

Clinical Fellowship, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Clinical Fellowship, Cook County Hospital
Residency, Hahnemann University School of Medicine
MD, Gandhi Medical College
Active Clinical Trials

AlloMap Registry



Effects of a fully magnetically levitated centrifugal-flow or axial-flow left ventricular assist device on von Willebrand factor: A prospective multicenter clinical trial
Bansal, A, Uriel, N, Colombo, PC, Narisetty, K, Long, JW, Bhimaraj, A, Cleveland, JC, Goldstein, DJ, Stulak, JM, Najjar, SS, Lanfear, DE, Adler, ED, Dembitsky, WP, Somo, SI, Crandall, DL, Chen, D, Connors, JM & Mehra, MR 2019, Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol. 38, no. 8, pp. 806-816.

Implication of Ventricular Assist Devices in Extracorporeal Membranous Oxygenation Patients Listed for Heart Transplantation
Guha, A, Hannawi, B, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Nguyen, DT, Bruckner, BA, Trachtenberg, B, Graviss, EA, Bhimaraj, A, Park, M, Hussain, I, MacGillivray, TE, Suarez, EE & Estep, JD 2019, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, vol. 8, no. 5.

A fully magnetically levitated left ventricular assist device - Final report
Mehra, MR, Uriel, N, Naka, Y, Cleveland, JC, Yuzefpolskaya, M, Salerno, CT, Walsh, MN, Milano, CA, Patel, CB, Hutchins, SW, Ransom, J, Ewald, GA, Itoh, A, Raval, NY, Silvestry, SC, Cogswell, R, John, R, Bhimaraj, A, Bruckner, BA, Lowes, BD, Um, JY, Jeevanandam, V, Sayer, G, Mangi, AA, Molina, EJ, Sheikh, F, Aaronson, K, Pagani, FD, Cotts, WG, Tatooles, AJ, Babu, A, Chomsky, D, Katz, JN, Tessmann, PB, Dean, D, Krishnamoorthy, A, Chuang, J, Topuria, I, Sood, P & Goldstein, DJ 2019, New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 380, no. 17, pp. 1618-1627.

Delayed autologous stem cell transplantation following cardiac transplantation experience in patients with cardiac amyloidosis
Trachtenberg, BH, Kamble, RT, Rice, L, Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Bhimaraj, A, Guha, A, Park, MH, Hussain, I, Bruckner, BA, Suarez, EE, Victor, III, DW, Adrogue, HE, Baker, KR & Estep, JD 2019, American Journal of Transplantation.

Small molecule disruption of G protein ß? subunit signaling reprograms human macrophage phenotype and prevents autoimmune myocarditis in rats
Karuppagounder, V, Bajpai, A, Meng, S, Arumugam, S, Sreedhar, R, Giridharan, VV, Guha, A, Bhimaraj, A, Youker, KA, Palaniyandi, SS, Karmouty-Quintana, H, Kamal, F, Spiller, KL, Watanabe, K & Amirthalingam Thandavarayan, R 2018, PLoS ONE, vol. 13, no. 7, e0200697.

The Obesity Paradox is Lost After LVAD Implant
Cruz-Solbes, AS, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, E, Trachtenberg, B, Hussain, I, Bhimaraj, A, Torre-Amione, G, Park, M, Estep, J & Guha, A 2018, HFSA 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Nashville, United States, 9/15/18 - 9/18/18, pp. S384. DOI: 10.1016/j.healun.2018.01.988

IABP as a Bridge to Transplantation: Can we Identify Who May Benefit From a LVAD?
Guha, A, Ali, A, Nguyen, DT, Bruckner, B, Trachtenberg, B, Graviss, EA, Bhimaraj, A, Park, MH, Hussain, I, Suarez, EE, Torre-Amione, G & Estep, J 2018, Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. S267.

Robotically Guided Left Ventricular Biopsy to Diagnose Cardiac Sarcoidosis: A Multidisciplinary Innovation Leading to First-in-Human Case
Bhimaraj, A, Trachtenberg, BH & Valderrábano, M 2018, Circulation: Heart Failure, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. e004627.

Melding a high-risk patient for continuous flow left ventricular assist device into a low-risk patient
Amione-Guerra, J, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Bonilla, HG, Estep, JD, Guha, A, Bhimaraj, A, Suarez, EE, Bruckner, BA, Torre-Amione, G, Park, MH & Trachtenberg, BH 2017, ASAIO Journal, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 704-712.

Anemia after continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation: Characteristics and implications
Amione-Guerra, J, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Bhimaraj, A, Trachtenberg, BH, Pingali, SR, Estep, JD, Park, MH & Guha, A 2017, International Journal of Artificial Organs, vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 481-488.

Ambulatory Hemodynamic Monitoring Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalizations in “Real-World” Clinical Practice
Desai, AS, Bhimaraj, A, Bharmi, R, Jermyn, R, Bhatt, K, Shavelle, D, Redfield, MM, Hull, R, Pelzel, J, Davis, K, Dalal, N, Adamson, PB & Heywood, JT 2017, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 69, no. 19, pp. 2357-2365.

Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) as a Bridge to Adult Heart Transplantation: Bridge to Bridge Strategy vs Direct ECMO Bridge Strategy (UNOS Analysis)
Hannawi, B, Estep, J, Nguyen, D, Graviss, E, Trachtenberg, B, Bhimaraj, A, Park, JM, Bruckner, BA & Guha, A 2017, pp. S137. DOI: 10.1016/j.healun.2017.01.359

Impact of TPG on Six Month and One Year Waitlist Mortality During Listing for Heart Transplant
Guha, A, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Nguyen, D, Trachtenberg, B, Bhimaraj, A, Graviss, E, Estep, JD & Park, JM 2017, pp. S166-S167. DOI: 10.1016/j.healun.2017.01.437

Risk Stratification of Patients With Current Generation Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices Being Bridged to Heart Transplantation
Guha, A, Nguyen, D, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Amione-Guerra, J, Schutt, RC, Bhimaraj, A, Trachtenberg, BH, Park, MH, Graviss, EA, Gaber, O, Suarez, E, Montane, E, Torre-Amione, G & Estep, JD 2017, ASAIO Journal, pp. 196-202.

Rapamycin nanoparticles localize in diseased lung vasculature and prevent pulmonary arterial hypertension
Segura-Ibarra, V, Amione-Guerra, J, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Cara, FE, Iruegas-Nunez, DA, Wu, S, Youker, KA, Bhimaraj, A, Torre-Amione, G, Ferrari, M, Karmouty-Quintana, H, Guha, A & Blanco, E 2017, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol. 524, no. 1-2, pp. 257-267.

Impact of Practice Based Management of PA Pressures in 2000 Patients Implanted with the CardioMEMS Sensor
Heywood, TT, Jermyn, R, Shavelle, D, Abraham, WT, Bhimaraj, A, Bhatt, K, Sheikh, F, Eichorn, E, Lamba, S, Bharmi, R, Agarwal, R, Kumar, C & Stevenson, LW 2017, Circulation.

The Obesity Paradox in End Stage Heart Failure: Does LVAD Resolve the Paradox?
Cruz-Solbes, AS, Nguyen, DT, Trachtenberg, B, Bhimaraj, A, Torre-Amione, G, Graviss, EA, Estep, JD & Guha, A 2017, Journal of Cardiac Failure, vol. 23, no. 8, pp. S17.

MicroRNA-126 overexpression rescues diabetes-induced impairment in efferocytosis of apoptotic cardiomyocytes
Suresh Babu, S, Amirthalingam Thandavarayan, R, Joladarashi, D, Jeyabal, P, Krishnamurthy, S, Bhimaraj, A, Youker, KA & Krishnamurthy, P 2016, Scientific Reports, vol. 6, 36207.

Impact of Cytomegalovirus on Survival after Heart Transplant: Analysis of 20,000 Patients from the UNOS Registry Data
Ashrith, G, Daoud, A, Teeter, LD, Amione-Guerra, J, Cordero-Reyes, AM, Graviss, E, Trachtenberg, BH, Bhimaraj, A, Gaber, A, Scheinin, S, Torre-Amione, G & Estep, JD 2016, Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. S60.

MicroRNA-9 inhibits hyperglycemia-induced pyroptosis in human ventricular cardiomyocytes by targeting ELAVL1
Jeyabal, P, Amirthalingam Thandavarayan, R, Joladarashi, D, Suresh Babu, S, Krishnamurthy, S, Bhimaraj, A, Youker, KA, Kishore, R & Krishnamurthy, P 2016, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol. 471, no. 4, pp. 423-429.

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