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

Houston Methodist cardiovascular learning health system (CVD-LHS) registry: Methods for development and implementation of an automated electronic medical record-based registry using an informatics framework approach
Nasir, K, Gullapelli, R, Nicolas, JC, Bose, B, Nwana, N, Butt, SA, Shahid, I, Cainzos-Achirica, M, Patel, KV, Bhimaraj, A, Javed, Z, Andrieni, J, Al-Kindi, S, Jones, SL & Zoghbi, WA 2024, , American Journal of Preventive Cardiology, vol. 18, 100678, pp. 100678. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajpc.2024.100678, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajpc.2024.100678

Houston Methodist cardiovascular learning health system (CVD-LHS) registry: Methods for development and implementation of an automated electronic medical record-based registry using an informatics framework approach
Nasir, K, Gullapelli, R, Nicolas, JC, Bose, B, Nwana, N, Butt, SA, Shahid, I, Cainzos-Achirica, M, Patel, KV, Bhimaraj, A, Javed, Z, Andrieni, J, Al-Kindi, S, Jones, SL & Zoghbi, WA 2024, , American Journal of Preventive Cardiology, vol. 18, 100678. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajpc.2024.100678

Patients’ and physicians’ beliefs and attitudes towards integrating personalized risk estimates into patient education about left ventricular assist device therapy
Kostick-Quenet, KM, Lang, B, Dorfman, N, Estep, J, Mehra, MR, Bhimaraj, A, Civitello, A, Jorde, U, Trachtenberg, B, Uriel, N, Kaplan, H, Gilmore-Szott, E, Volk, R, Kassi, M & Blumenthal-Barby, JS 2024, , Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 122, 108157, pp. 108157. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2024.108157

Assessing the Cardioprotective Effects of Exogenous Hormone Administration in a Post-Myocardial Infarction Female Rat Model
Eversole, E, Fallon, B, Bowden, M, Naegele, F, Martino, A, Lu, AJ, Schmidt, SM, Willson, RC, Bhimaraj, A, Youker, KA & Filgueira, CS 2024, , University of Houston College of Pharmacy Clinical and Translational Research Symposium, Houston, United States, 4/26/24.

Effectiveness of combined plasma cell therapy and costimulation blockade based desensitization regimen in heart transplant candidates
Fida, N, Eagar, TN, Yun, AN, Rogers, AW, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Ishaq, F, DiPaola, NR, Kim, J, Janardhana, G, Kassi, M, Yousefzai, R, Suarez, EE, Bhimaraj, A, Krisl, JC & Guha, A 2024, , Clinical Transplantation, vol. 38, no. 2, e15249, pp. e15249. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.15249

Repeat left ventricular-assisted device exchange and upgrade from second- to third-generation devices in a high-volume single center
Kassi, M, Avenatti, E, Hoang, KD, Zook, S, Yousafzai, R, Guha, A, Bhimaraj, A, Chou, LCP & Suarez, EE 2024, , Artificial Organs, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 536-542. https://doi.org/10.1111/aor.14710

Impact of Female Sex on Cardiogenic Shock Outcomes: A Cardiogenic Shock Working Group Report
Ton, VK, Kanwar, MK, Li, B, Blumer, V, Li, S, Zweck, E, Sinha, SS, Farr, M, Hall, S, Kataria, R, Guglin, M, Vorovich, E, Hernandez-Montfort, J, Garan, AR, Pahuja, M, Vallabhajosyula, S, Nathan, S, Abraham, J, Harwani, NM, Hickey, GW, Wencker, D, Schwartzman, AD, Khalife, W, Mahr, C, Kim, JH, Bhimaraj, A, Sangal, P, Zhang, Y, Walec, KD, Zazzali, P, Burkhoff, D & Kapur, NK 2023, , JACC: Heart Failure, vol. 11, no. 12, pp. 1742-1753. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2023.09.025

Summary of a consensus conference on heart-liver transplantation
Consensus Conference participants 2023, , American Journal of Transplantation, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 380-390. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajt.2023.12.002

Translating Pressure Into Practice: Operational Characteristics of Ambulatory Hemodynamic Monitoring Program in the United States
BHIMARAJ, ARVIND, BENJAMIN, TERRIEERRIEANN, GUGLIN, MAYA, VOLZ, ELIZABETH, SHAH, HIRAK, GUHA, ASHRITH, BHATT, KUNJAN, BENNETT, MOSI, SAUER, ANDREW, FUDIM, MARAT, ROBINSON, MONIQUE, MUSE, EVAND, HEYWOOD, THOMASJ, JONSSON, ORVAR & ABRAHAM, JACOB 2023, , Journal of Cardiac Failure, vol. 29, no. 11, pp. 1571-1575. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2023.05.021

Imaging for implementation of heart failure guidelines
Nagueh, SF, Nabi, F, Chang, SM, Al-Mallah, M, Shah, DJ & Bhimaraj, A 2023, , European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 1283-1292. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jead163

Cardiac Tamponade With a Transaortic Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Device: When Alarms Caused No Alarm
Sande Mathias, I, Burkhoff, D & Bhimaraj, A 2023, , JACC: Case Reports, vol. 19, 101936, pp. 101936. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaccas.2023.101936

Treatment Intensity for the Management of Cardiogenic Shock: Comparison Between STEMI and Non-STEMI
Sinha, SS, Pahuja, M, Kataria, R, Blumer, V, Hernandez-Montfort, J, Kanwar, M, Garan, AR, Zhang, Y, Marbach, JA, Khalif, A, Vallabhajosyula, S, Nathan, S, Abraham, J, Li, B, Thayer, KL, Baca, P, Dieng, F, Harwani, NM, Yin, MY, Faugno, AJ, Faraz, HA, Guglin, M, Hickey, GW, Wencker, D, Hall, S, Schwartzman, AD, Khalife, W, Li, S, Mahr, C, Kim, JH, Bhimaraj, A, Ton, VK, Vorovich, E, Burkhoff, D & Kapur, NK 2023, , JACC: Advances, vol. 2, no. 3, 100314. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacadv.2023.100314

Outflow cannula alignment in continuous flow left ventricular devices is associated with stroke
Kassi, M, Agrawal, T, Xu, J, Marcos-Abdala, HG, Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Macgillivray, T, Suarez, EE, Yousefzai, R, Fida, N, Kim, JH, Hussain, I, Guha, A, Trachtenberg, B, Bhimaraj, A, Chang, SM & Estep, J 2023, , International Journal of Artificial Organs, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 226-234. https://doi.org/10.1177/03913988231154284

Outflow cannula alignment in continuous flow left ventricular devices is associated with stroke
Kassi, M, Agrawal, T, Xu, J, Marcos-Abdala, HG, Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Macgillivray, T, Suarez, EE, Yousefzai, R, Fida, N, Kim, JH, Hussain, I, Guha, A, Trachtenberg, B, Bhimaraj, A, Chang, SM & Estep, J 2023, , International Journal of Artificial Organs, pp. 3913988231154284. https://doi.org/10.1177/03913988231154284

Impact of exercise on pulmonary artery pressure in patients with heart failure using an ambulatory pulmonary artery pressure monitor
Khedraki, R, Abraham, J, Jonsson, O, Bhatt, K, Omar, HR, Bennett, M, Bhimaraj, A, Guha, A, McCann, P, Muse, ED, Robinson, M, Sauer, AJ, Cheng, A, Bagsic, S, Fudim, M, Heywood, JT & Guglin, M 2023, , Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, vol. 10, 1077365. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcvm.2023.1077365

Bloodstream infections in prolonged use of axillary-placed, intra-aortic balloon-pump support: A single-center study
Dreucean, D, Donahue, KR, Morton, C, Succar, L, Krisl, J, Agrawal, T, Perez, K, Jaramillo, T, Kim, J, Fida, N, Guha, A, Kassi, M, Yousefzai, R, Hussain, I, Grimes, K & Bhimaraj, A 2023, , Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2023.225

Ventricular arrhythmias prior to continuous flow left ventricular assist device implantation were not associated with reduced 1-year mortality: a single-center experience
Pandat, S, Rothstein, P, Laird, R, Islam, M, Zaid, S, Truman, A, Bhimaraj, A, Yousefzai, R, Guha, A, Schurmann, P, Dave, A, Valderrábano, M & Mathuria, N 2023, , Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-023-01698-3

Multicenter registry and test bed for extended outpatient hemodynamic monitoring: the hemodynamic frontiers in heart failure (HF2) initiative
Heywood, JT, Munshi, K, Jordan, T, Muse, E, Fudim, M, Sauer, AJ, McDermott, M, Shah, H, Bhimaraj, A, Khedraki, R, Robinson, MR, McCann, P, Volz, E, Guha, A, Jonsson, O, Bhatt, KA, Bennett, MK, Benjamin, TA, Guglin, M & Abraham, J 2023, , Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine, vol. 10, 1321415. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcvm.2023.1321415

Developing a Hypothyroid Rat Model for Myocardial Infarction
Eversole, E, Carcamo-Bahena, Y, Royal, ALR, Fallon, BC, Brero, G, Bhimaraj, A, Youker, KA & Filgueira, CS 2022, , Nanomedicine Symposium HMRI, 12/5/22.

Subjective Financial Hardship due to Medical Bills Among Patients With Heart Failure in the United States: The 2014–2018 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
Ali, HYEONJURYOO, VALERO-ELIZONDO, JAVIER, WANG, STEPHENY, CAINZOS-ACHIRICA, MIGUEL, BHIMARAJ, ARVIND, KHAN, SAFIU, KHAN, MUHAMMADSHAHZEB, MOSSIALOS, ELIAS, KHERA, ROHAN & NASIR, KHURRAM 2022, , Journal of Cardiac Failure, vol. 28, no. 9, pp. 1424-1433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2022.06.009