Arvind Bhimaraj, MD, MPH, FACC, FHFSA

Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiology, Academic Institute
Associate Clinical Member, Research Institute
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
Publications

An In Vitro Platform to Study Reversible Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition
Krishnamoorthi, MK, Thandavarayan, RA, Youker, KA & Bhimaraj, A 2022, , Frontiers in Pharmacology, vol. 13, 912660. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2022.912660

Inflammatory Cardiomyopathies: A Need to Identify Indolent Inflammation
Ali, HJR, Kassi, M, Agrawal, T, Shah, DJ, Alnabelsi, T, El-Tallawi, C, Al-Mallah, M & Bhimaraj, A 2022, , JACC: Case Reports, vol. 4, no. 10, pp. 632-638. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaccas.2022.03.020

Outcomes of Heart Transplant Recipients with Class II Obesity: A United Network for Organ Sharing Database Analysis
Liu, Y, Padilla, FA, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Lamba, HK, Gnanashanmugam, S, Chatterjee, S, Suarez, E & Bhimaraj, A 2022, , Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 272, pp. 69-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2021.11.005

Long term development of diastolic dysfunction and heart failure with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction in heart transplant recipients
Vejpongsa, P, Torre-Amione, G, Marcos-Abdala, HG, Kumar, S, Youker, K, Bhimaraj, A & Nagueh, SF 2022, , Scientific Reports, vol. 12, no. 1, 3834. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-07888-9

Humanizing Policies and Allocation Systems: A Need to Refocus on Patient-Centered Care
Bhimaraj, A, Guha, A & MacGillivray, T 2022, , JACC: Heart Failure, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 144. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2021.11.005

Degree of change in right ventricular adaptation measures during axillary Impella support informs risk stratification for early, severe right heart failure following durable LVAD implantation
Hsi, B, Joseph, D, Trachtenberg, B, Bhimaraj, A, Suarez, EE, Xu, J, Guha, A & Kim, JH 2022, , Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 279-282. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2021.11.007

Defining Vasoplegia Following Durable, Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Swan, JT, Iso, T, Rizk, E, Trachtenberg, BH, Krisl, J, Varnado, S, Suki, WN, Frost, AE, Suarez, E, Uddin, FS, Kassi, M, Giesecke, NM, Bhimaraj, A & Masud, FN 2022, , ASAIO Journal, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 46-55. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001419

Early humoral immune response to two doses of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 vaccine in a diverse group of solid organ transplant candidates and recipients
Huang, HJ, Yi, SG, Mobley, CM, Saharia, A, Bhimaraj, A, Moore, LW, Kloc, M, Adrogue, HE, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Eagar, TN, Jones, SL, Ankoma-Sey, V, MacGillivray, TE, Knight, RJ, Gaber, AO & Ghobrial, RM 2022, , Clinical Transplantation, vol. 36, no. 5, e14600. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14600, https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14600

Early humoral immune response to two doses of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 vaccine in a diverse group of solid organ transplant candidates and recipients
Huang, HJ, Yi, SG, Mobley, CM, Saharia, A, Bhimaraj, A, Moore, LW, Kloc, M, Adrogue, HE, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Eagar, TN, Jones, SL, Ankoma-Sey, V, MacGillivray, TE, Knight, RJ, Gaber, AO & Ghobrial, RM 2022, , Clinical Transplantation, vol. 36, no. 5, e14600. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14600

New Onset Coronary Obstruction in Established Nonischemic Heart Failure: A Late Consequence of Radiation
Kumar, S, Aoun, J & Bhimaraj, A 2022, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 108-110. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcvj.1097

Ambulatory factors influencing pulmonary artery pressure waveforms and implications for clinical practice
Alam, A, Jermyn, R, Mastoris, I, Steinkamp, L, Bhimaraj, A & Sauer, AJ 2022, , Heart Failure Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10741-022-10249-3

Corticosteroids in Immunosuppression
Marzbani, C & Bhimaraj, A 2022, . in Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology. Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, vol. 272, Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH, pp. 73-84. https://doi.org/10.1007/164_2021_567

Tissue plasminogen activator in left ventricular assist device-related intravascular hemolysis after failed augmented anticoagulation
Kenneth Sims, R, Srour, N, El Nihum, LI, Hannawi, B, Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Trachtenberg, BH, Hussain, I, Kim, JH, Kassi, M, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Estep, JD, Bhimaraj, A & Guha, A 2022, , International Journal of Artificial Organs. https://doi.org/10.1177/03913988221115445

Refractory Impella Suction Alarms in the Setting of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Aoun, J, Tea, I, Bhimaraj, A & Hussain, I 2021, , CJC Open, vol. 3, no. 9, pp. 1186-1188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjco.2021.03.015

Post-transplant Management in Heart Transplant Recipients: New Drugs and Prophylactic Strategies
Fida, N, Tantrachoti, P, Guha, A & Bhimaraj, A 2021, , Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine, vol. 23, no. 8, 56. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11936-021-00933-2

Remote versus early corticosteroid wean outcomes in heart transplant recipients in the contemporary era
Salgado, BC, Fida, N, Krisl, J, Berens, PM, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Hussain, I, Kim, JH, Suarez, E, Trachtenberg, B, Torre-Amione, G, Bhimaraj, A & Guha, A 2021, , Clinical Transplantation, vol. 35, no. 8, e14382. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14382

Defining Vasoplegia Following Durable, Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Swan, JT, Iso, T, Rizk, E, Trachtenberg, BH, Krisl, J, Varnado, S, Suki, WN, Frost, AE, Suarez, E, Uddin, FS, Kassi, M, Giesecke, NM, Bhimaraj, A & Masud, FN 2022, , ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992), vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 46-55. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001419

A principal components analysis of factors associated with successful implementation of an LVAD decision support tool
Kostick, KM, Trejo, M, Bhimaraj, A, Civitello, A, Grinstein, J, Horstmanshof, D, Jorde, UP, Loebe, M, Mehra, MR, Sulemanjee, NZ, Thohan, V, Trachtenberg, BH, Uriel, N, Volk, RJ, Estep, JD & Blumenthal-Barby, JS 2021, , BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, vol. 21, no. 1, 106. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12911-021-01468-z

Pulse assessment is important with blood pressure measurement in individuals with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices
Marcos-Abdala, HG, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Hussain, I, Trachtenberg, B, Ashrith, G, Torre-Amione, G, Bruckner, B, Suarez, EE, Estep, JD & Bhimaraj, A 2021, , International Journal of Artificial Organs, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 124-129. https://doi.org/10.1177/0391398820927022

Role of Endothelial and Mesenchymal Cell Transitions in Heart Failure and Recovery Thereafter
Wang, G, Cruz, AS, Youker, K, Marcos-Abdala, HG, Thandavarayan, RA, Cooke, JP, Torre-Amione, G, Chen, K & Bhimaraj, A 2021, , Frontiers in Genetics, vol. 11, 609262, pp. 609262. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2020.609262