Mohammed A. Chamsi-Pasha, MD

Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Institute for Academic Medicine
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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Noninvasive Evaluation of Symptomatic Women with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease
Chamsi-Pasha, MA & Kurrelmeyer, KM 2017, Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 193-200.

A 70-Year-Old Woman with Acute Dyspnea and Mechanical Aortic Valve
Nabi, F, Chebrolu, LH & Chamsi-Pasha, MA 2017, Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. e1.

The use of transcatheter mitral valve system: Can we make mitral regurgitation better again?
Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Little, SH & Reardon, MJ 2017, Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 1174-1177.

Transesophageal Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography Improves Right Ventricular Systolic Function Assessment in the Perioperative Setting
Markin, NW, Chamsi-Pasha, M, Luo, J, Thomas, WR, Brakke, TR, Porter, TR & Shillcutt, SK 2017, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 180-188.

Right heart catheterization through persistent left superior vena cava, an extremely rare procedure and review of current literature
Al Emam, AR, Abuzaid, AS, Chamsi-Pasha, M & Sricharoen, N 2017, Current Cardiology Reviews, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 106-109.

A silent ghost in the right atrium
Chamsi-Pasha, MA & Alama, N 2016, International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 214.

Ostial coronary occlusion during TAVR in bicuspid aortic valve, should we redefine what is a safe ostial height?
Al Emam, AR, Chamsi-Pasha, M & Pavlides, G 2016, International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 212, pp. 288-289.

An unusual cause of cardioembolic stroke
Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Al Emam, ARA, Sayyed, SH & Radio, SJ 2016, International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 261-262.

Radiofrequency ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation: Diagnosis-to-ablation time, markers of pathways of atrial remodeling, and outcomes
Hussein, AA, Saliba, WI, Barakat, A, Bassiouny, M, Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Al-Bawardy, R, Hakim, A, Tarakji, K, Baranowski, B, Cantillon, D, Dresing, T, Tchou, P, Martin, DO, Varma, N, Bhargava, M, Callahan, T, Niebauer, M, Kanj, M, Chung, M, Natale, A, Lindsay, BD & Wazni, OM 2016, Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, vol. 9, no. 1, e003669.

Differences in patient outcomes after conventional versus real time perfusion stress echocardiography in men versus women:A prospective randomised trial
Laiq, Z, Smith, LM, Xie, F, Chamsi-Pasha, MA & Porter, TR 2015, Heart, vol. 101, no. 7, pp. 559-564.

Prognostic value of echocardiographic calcium score in patients with a clinical indication for stress echocardiography
Gaibazzi, N, Porter, TR, Agricola, E, Cioffi, G, Mazzone, C, Lorenzoni, V, Albertini, L, Faden, G, Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Biabhav, B, Regazzoli, D, Di Lenarda, A & Faggiano, P 2015, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 389-396.

Real-time 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of ventriculoatrial shunt (gerbode defect) complicating simultaneous mitral and tricuspid valve repair
Chamsi-Pasha, MA, Sayyed, SH & Moulton, MJ 2014, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 63, no. 15.

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