Mohammed A. Chamsi-Pasha, MD

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


Dr. Chamsi-Pasha did his internal medicine training at the Cleveland Clinic in 2013. In 2016, he completed cardiovascular disease fellowship program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He then moved to Houston and did 2-year advanced cardiac imaging fellowship at the DeBakey Heart and Vascular Institute, then started his academic career at Houston Methodist in 2018 as an assistant professor and associate director of the echocardiography laboratory.

Description of Research

Dr. Chamsi-Pasha area of expertise is multimodality cardiac imaging (including echocardiography, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI and nuclear cardiology), especially pertaining to structural and valvular heart disease. His research interest is focused on improving diagnostic accuracy of cardiac imaging and correlating imaging findings with patient outcomes.

Areas Of Expertise

Multimodality cardiac imaging

Atypical Presentation of Marantic Endocarditis
Manian, N, Arunachalam, P, El Nihum, LI, Al Abri, Q, Barrios, R, Chamsi-Pasha, M & Ramchandani, M 2022, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 45-47.

Atypical Presentation of Right Ventricular Cardiac Hamartoma in a Young Man
Barsoom, R, El Nihum, LI, Al Abri, Q, Ali, A, Haley, SL, Chamsi-Pasha, MA, von Ballmoos, MCW, MacGillivray, TE & Reardon, MJ 2022, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 102-107.

Ventricular Septal Rupture Complicating Silent Myocardial Infarction
Telmesani, A, Al Abri, Q & Chamsi-Pasha, M 2022, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 77-80.

Cardiac involvement in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and its incremental value in outcomes prediction
Pournazari, P, Spangler, AL, Ameer, F, Hagan, KK, Tano, ME, Chamsi-Pasha, M, Chebrolu, LH, Zoghbi, WA, Nasir, K & Nagueh, SF 2021, , Scientific Reports, vol. 11, no. 1, 19450.

Added prognostic value of plaque burden to computed tomography angiography and myocardial perfusion imaging
Ahmed, AI, Han, Y, Al Rifai, M, Alnabelsi, T, Nabi, F, Chang, SM, Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Nasir, K, Mahmarian, JJ, Cainzos-Achirica, M & Al-Mallah, MH 2021, , Atherosclerosis, vol. 334, pp. 9-16.

Valve Strain Quantitation in Normal Mitral Valves and Mitral Prolapse With Variable Degrees of Regurgitation
El-Tallawi, KC, Zhang, P, Azencott, R, He, J, Herrera, EL, Xu, J, Chamsi-Pasha, M, Jacob, J, Lawrie, GM & Zoghbi, WA 2021, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 1099-1109.

Mitral Valve Remodeling and Strain in Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: Comparison With Primary Regurgitation and Normal Valves
El-Tallawi, KC, Zhang, P, Azencott, R, He, J, Xu, J, Herrera, EL, Jacob, J, Chamsi-Pasha, M, Lawrie, GM & Zoghbi, WA 2021, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 782-793.

Outcomes of patients with moderate-to-severe Ischemia excluded from the ischemia trial
Al-Mallah, MH, Ahmed, AI, Nabi, F, Chang, SM, Kleiman, NS, Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Shah, A, Han, Y, Zoghbi, WA & Mahmarian, JJ 2022, , Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 1100-1105.

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.

Imaging in mitral stenosis
Al-Sabeq, B & Chamsi-Pasha, MA 2020, , Current Opinion in Cardiology, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 445-453.

CMR in the Evaluation of Diastolic Dysfunction and Phenotyping of HFpEF: Current Role and Future Perspectives
Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Zhan, Y, Debs, D & Shah, DJ 2020, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 283-296.

Association Between FFRCT and Instantaneous Wave-Free Ratio (iFR) of Intermediate Lesions on Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography
Beg, F, Rehman, H, Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Nabi, F, Chang, SM, Mahmarian, JJ & Al-Mallah, MH 2021, , Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, vol. 31, pp. 57-60.

Interobserver Variability in Applying American Society of Echocardiography/European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging 2016 Guidelines for Estimation of Left Ventricular Filling Pressure
for Diastolic Function Assessment Collaborators 2019, , Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. e008122.

Sirolimus for Recurrent Giant Cell Myocarditis After Heart Transplantation: A Unique Therapeutic Strategy
Patel, AD, Lowes, B, Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Radio, SJ, Hyden, M & Zolty, R 2019, , American journal of therapeutics, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 600-603.

Assessment of myocardial viability by PET
Khalaf, S, Chamsi-Pasha, M & Al-Mallah, MH 2019, , Current Opinion in Cardiology, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 466-472.

Advanced Cardiac Imaging for Complex Adult Congenital Heart Diseases
Malahfji, M & Chamsi-Pasha, MA 2019, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 99-104.

A Case of Infected Mitral-Aortic Intervalvular Fibrosa Pseudoaneurysm
Malahfji, M, Chamsi-Pasha, MA & Chang, S-M 2018, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 151-152.

Aneurysmal left sinus of Valsalva in Marfan's syndrome
Chamsi-Pasha, MA & Lawrie, GM 2018, , European heart journal, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 285.

Prognostic Value of Demand Stress Real-Time Perfusion Imaging in Patients With Advanced Kidney Disease Undergoing Renal Transplantation
Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Xie, F, Smith, LM, Miles, C & Porter, T 2017, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 1528-1529.

Handheld Echocardiography: Current State and Future Perspectives
Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Sengupta, PP & Zoghbi, WA 2017, , Circulation, vol. 136, no. 22, pp. 2178-2188.