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
Active Clinical Trials

Guerbet Study



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

A machine learning model to estimate myocardial stiffness from EDPVR
Babaei, H, Mendiola, EA, Neelakantan, S, Xiang, Q, Vang, A, Dixon, RAF, Shah, DJ, Vanderslice, P, Choudhary, G & Avazmohammadi, R 2022, , Scientific Reports, vol. 12, no. 1, 5433. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-09128-6

Prognostic Value of Stress Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Patients With Known Coronary Artery Disease
Antiochos, P, Ge, Y, Heydari, B, Steel, K, Bingham, S, Abdullah, SM, Mikolich, JR, Arai, AE, Bandettini, WP, Patel, AR, Farzaneh-Far, A, Heitner, JF, Shenoy, C, Leung, SW, Gonzalez, JA, Shah, DJ, Raman, SV, Ferrari, VA, Schulz-Menger, J, Stuber, M, Simonetti, OP & Kwong, RY 2022, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 60-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.06.025

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in suspected cardiac tumour: A multicentre outcomes study
Shenoy, C, Grizzard, JD, Shah, DIJ, Kassi, M, Reardon, MJ, Zagurovskaya, M, Kim, HW, Parker, MA & Kim, RJ 2022, , European heart journal, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 71-80. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehab635

Endovascular Porcine Model of Iliocaval Venous Thrombosis
Schwein, A, Magnus, L, Markovits, J, Chinnadurai, P, Autry, K, Jenkins, L, Barnes, R, Vekilov, DP, Shah, D, Chakfé, N & Bismuth, J 2022, , European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, vol. 63, no. 4, pp. 623-630. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2021.12.022

Diagnostic Value of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Intracoronary Optical Coherence Tomography in Patients With a Working Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction With Non-obstructive Coronary Arteries – A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Machanahalli Balakrishna, A, Ismayl, M, Thandra, A, Walters, R, Ganesan, V, Anugula, D, Shah, DJ & Aboeata, A 2022, , Current Problems in Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2022.101126

Not All Flails Are Created Equal
Shah, DJ & El-Tallawi, KC 2021, , Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 78, no. 25, pp. 2547-2549. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2021.10.026

Standards for writing Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) endorsed guidelines, expert consensus, and recommendations: a report of the publications committee
Uretsky, S, Aggarwal, N, van Heeswijk, RB, Rajpal, S, Rowin, E, Taylor, MD, Verjans, JW, Wokhlu, A, Markl, M, Raman, SV & Shah, DJ 2021, , Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, vol. 23, no. 1, 129. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12968-021-00801-9

The Authors’ Reply
Malahfji, M, Senapati, A & Shah, DJ 2021, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 14, no. 11, pp. 2271. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.09.026

Regional Replacement and Diffuse Interstitial Fibrosis in Aortic Regurgitation: Prognostic Implications From Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
Senapati, A, Malahfji, M, Debs, D, Yang, EY, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA & Shah, DJ 2021, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 14, no. 11, pp. 2170-2182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.04.028

Assessment of the tricuspid valve using cardiovascular magnetic resonance
Zhan, Y & Shah, D 2021, , Current Opinion in Cardiology, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 505-512. https://doi.org/10.1097/HCO.0000000000000887

A positive PYP scan: Thinking beyond amyloid
Khalaf, S, Khan, N, Al-Mallah, M, Kassi, M & Shah, D 2021, , Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 1796-1797. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-020-02149-6

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