Dipan J. Shah, MD, FACC

Beverly B. and Daniel C. Arnold Distinguished Centennial Chair, Department of Cardiology
Professor of Cardiology, Academic Institute
Full 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

MRI Ischemic heart disease Peripheral arterial disease
Education & Training

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

Stress CMR in patients with obesity: insights from the Stress CMR Perfusion Imaging in the United States (SPINS) registry
Ge, Y, Steel, K, Antiochos, P, Bingham, S, Abdullah, S, Mikolich, JR, Arai, AE, Bandettini, WP, Shanbhag, SM, Patel, AR, Farzaneh-Far, A, Heitner, JF, Shenoy, C, Leung, SW, Gonzalez, JA, Shah, DJ, Raman, SV, Nawaz, H, Ferrari, VA, Schulz-Menger, J, Stuber, M, Simonetti, OP & Kwong, RY 2021, , European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 518-527. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jeaa281

Ischemia-Mediated Dysfunction in Subpapillary Myocardium as a Marker of Functional Mitral Regurgitation
Kochav, JD, Kim, J, Judd, R, Kim, HW, Klem, I, Heitner, J, Shah, D, Shenoy, C, Farzaneh-Far, A, Polsani, V, Kalil, R, Villar-Calle, P, Nambiar, L, Sultana, R, Parker, M, Cargile, P, Khalique, OK, Leon, MB, Karmpaliotis, D, Ratcliffe, M, Levine, R, Zoghbi, WA, Devereux, RB, Moskowitz, CS, Kim, R & Weinsaft, JW 2021, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 826-839. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.01.007

Hemodynamic determinants of left atrial strain in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: A combined echocardiography and CMR study
Tayal, B, Malahfji, M, Buergler, JM, Shah, DJ & Nagueh, SF 2021, , PLoS ONE, vol. 16, no. 2 February, e0245934. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245934

A modular and scalable computational framework for interactive immersion into imaging data with a holographic augmented reality interface
Velazco-Garcia, JD, Shah, DJ, Leiss, EL & Tsekos, NV 2021, , Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, vol. 198, 105779. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2020.105779

Extracellular Volume in Primary Mitral Regurgitation
Kitkungvan, D, Yang, EY, El Tallawi, KC, Nagueh, SF, Nabi, F, Khan, MA, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Lawrie, GM, Zoghbi, WA, Bonow, RO, Quinones, MA & Shah, DJ 2021, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 1146-1160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.10.010

Impact of Myocardial Scar on Prognostic Implication of Secondary Mitral Regurgitation in Heart Failure
Tayal, B, Debs, D, Nabi, F, Malahfji, M, Little, SH, Reardon, M, Zoghbi, W, Kleiman, N & Shah, DJ 2021, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 812-822. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.11.004

Progression of Myocardial Fibrosis in Nonischemic DCM and Association With Mortality and Heart Failure Outcomes
Mandawat, A, Chattranukulchai, P, Mandawat, A, Blood, AJ, Ambati, S, Hayes, B, Rehwald, W, Kim, HW, Heitner, JF, Shah, DJ & Klem, I 2021, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 14, no. 7, pp. 1338-1350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.11.006

Quality assurance of quantitative cardiac T1-mapping in multicenter clinical trials – A T1 phantom program from the hypertrophic cardiomyopathy registry (HCMR) study
Zhang, Q, Werys, K, Popescu, IA, Biasiolli, L, Ntusi, NAB, Desai, M, Zimmerman, SL, Shah, DJ, Autry, K, Kim, B, Kim, HW, Jenista, ER, Huber, S, White, JA, McCann, GP, Mohiddin, SA, Boubertakh, R, Chiribiri, A, Newby, D, Prasad, S, Radjenovic, A, Dawson, D, Schulz-Menger, J, Mahrholdt, H, Carbone, I, Rimoldi, O, Colagrande, S, Calistri, L, Michels, M, Hofman, MBM, Anderson, L, Broberg, C, Andrew, F, Sanz, J, Bucciarelli-Ducci, C, Chow, K, Higgins, D, Broadbent, DA, Semple, S, Hafyane, T, Wormleighton, J, Salerno, M, He, T, Plein, S, Kwong, RY, Jerosch-Herold, M, Kramer, CM, Neubauer, S, Ferreira, VM & Piechnik, SK 2021, , International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 330, pp. 251-258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.01.026

Importance of Myocardial Fibrosis in Functional Mitral Regurgitation: From Outcomes to Decision-Making
Lopes, BBC, Kwon, DH, Shah, DJ, Lesser, JR, Bapat, V, Enriquez-Sarano, M, Sorajja, P & Cavalcante, JL 2021, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.10.027

Left ventricular mass on positron emission tomography: Validation against cardiovascular magnetic resonance
Malahfji, M, Ahmed, AI, Han, Y, Jung, AK, Alnabelsi, T, Nabi, F, Shah, DJ, Aljizeeri, A, Poitrasson-Rivière, A, Ficaro, E, Mahmarian, JJ & Al-Mallah, MH 2021, , Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-021-02537-6

Relationship of LVEF and Myocardial Scar to Long-Term Mortality Risk and Mode of Death in Patients with Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
Klem, I, Klein, M, Khan, M, Yang, EY, Nabi, F, Ivanov, A, Bhatti, L, Hayes, B, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Judd, RM, Kim, RJ, Heitner, JF & Shah, DJ 2021, , Circulation, pp. 1343-1358. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.048477

4D Flow CMR: The Final Frontier in Valvular Heart Disease?
Shah, DJ 2021, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 14, no. 7, pp. 1367-1368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.03.011

Positrons, protons, and pulse waves: Multimodality characterization of newly diagnosed hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Al-Sabeq, B, Soliman, A, Chamsi-Pasha, M, Shah, DJ & Al-Mallah, M 2020, , Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 2412-2416. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-019-02012-3

Examining the impact of inducible ischemia on myocardial fibrosis and exercise capacity in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Malahfji, M, Senapati, A, Debs, D, Angulo, C, Zhan, Y, Nagueh, SF & Shah, DJ 2020, , Scientific Reports, vol. 10, no. 1, 15977. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71394-z

Myocardial scar and mortality in chronic aortic regurgitation
Malahfji, M, Senapati, A, Tayal, B, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Nagueh, SF, Reardon, MJ, Quinones, M, Zoghbi, WA & Shah, DJ 2020, , Journal of the American Heart Association, vol. 9, no. 23, e018731. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.018731

Resonating magnetic manipulation for 3d path-following and blood clot removal using a rotating swimmer
Leclerc, J, Lu, Y, Becker, AT, Ghosn, M & Shah, DJ 2020, . in 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2020., 9340746, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. pp. 3083-3090, 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2020, Las Vegas, United States, 10/24/20. https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS45743.2020.9340746

Gadobutrol-Enhanced Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Detection of Coronary Artery Disease
GadaCAD Investigators 2020, , Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 76, no. 13, pp. 1536-1547. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2020.07.060

Natural History of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation Quantified by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Zhan, Y, Debs, D, Khan, MA, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Khalaf, S, Little, SH, Reardon, MJ, Nagueh, S, Quiñones, MA, Kleiman, N, Zoghbi, WA & Shah, DJ 2020, , Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 76, no. 11, pp. 1291-1301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2020.07.036

Imaging of Clinically Unrecognized Myocardial Fibrosis in Patients With Suspected Coronary Artery Disease
SPINS Study Investigators 2020, , Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 76, no. 8, pp. 945-957. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2020.06.063

Structure Predicts (Dys)Function: Atrial Fibrosis, Function, and Incident Atrial Fibrillation
Valderrábano, M & Shah, DJ 2020, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 13, no. 8, pp. 1701-1703. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.04.023