Arvind Bhimaraj, MD, MPH, FACC, FHFSA

  • Houston Methodist cardiologist
  • Assistant professor of clinical medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Arvind Bhimaraj, MD, MPH, FACC, FHFSA

Areas of Expertise

  • Blood conservation
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Heart catheterization
  • Heart failure
  • Heart transplant

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Cardiovascular Disease
RESIDENCY
Drexel University - Philadelphia
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Gandhi Medical College-Hyderabad, India | 2000
FELLOWSHIP
Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Fellowship - John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital Cook County - Chicago

Publications


Management of the Patient with Heart Failure and an Implantable Pulmonary Artery Hemodynamic Sensor
on behalf of Hemodynamic Frontiers in Heart Failure (HF2) Investigators 2020, , Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports, vol. 14, no. 9, 12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12170-020-00646-4

Should We Be for ASCT? If Yes, Then When?
Trachtenberg, BH, Kamble, R, Bhimaraj, A & Estep, JD 2020, , JACC: Heart Failure, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 695-696. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2020.05.009

Bariatric Surgery in End-Stage Heart Failure: Feasibility in Successful Attainment of a Target Body Mass Index: Bariatric Surgery in End-Stage Heart Failure
Del Val, FR, Cheon, O, Menser, T, Kash, B, Jones, SL, Baek, J, Bhimaraj, A, Estep, J, Sherman, V & Tariq, N 2020, , Journal of Cardiac Failure. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2020.04.020

Decreasing Heart Failure Readmissions Among Older Patients With Cognitive Impairment by Engaging Caregivers
Agarwal, KS, Bhimaraj, A, Xu, J, Bionat, S, Pudlo, M, Miranda, D, Campbell, C & Taffet, G 2020, , The Journal of cardiovascular nursing, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 253-261. https://doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0000000000000670

Percutaneous Left Axillary Artery Placement of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump in Advanced Heart Failure Patients
Bhimaraj, A, Agrawal, T, Duran, A, Tamimi, O, Amione-Guerra, J, Trachtenberg, B, Guha, A, Hussain, I, Kim, J, Kassi, M, Xu, J, Suarez, EE, Ngo, UQ, Torre-Amione, G & Estep, JD 2020, , JACC: Heart Failure, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 313-323. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2020.01.011

Proof of Concept: Echo Compatible Mock-Circulatory Flow Loop to Accurately Quantify Aortic Regurgitation in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Kassi, M, Filippini, S, Agrawal, T, Bhimaraj, A, Guha, A, Trachtenberg, B, Kim, J, Fida, N, Hussain, I, Yousefzai, R & Little, S 2020, , The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S415. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.184

Implementation of Patient-Centered Shared Decision Making for LVAD Candidates: Year 1 Results of a Multi-Site Study
Blumenthal-Barby, JS, Kostick, KM, Trejo, M, Bhimaraj, A, Civitello, A, Horstmanshof, DA, Jorde, UP, Loebe, M, Mehra, MR, Thohan, V, Trachtenberg, BH, Uriel, N, Volk, RJ & Estep, JD 2020, , The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.1105

Axillary Impella 5.0 Outcomes - A Single Center Review
Patel, H, Suarez, EE, Bruckner, B, Ngo, U & Bhimaraj, A 2020, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S417. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.189

No Increase in Infections or Readmissions in Al Amyloid Patients Who Undergo Heart Transplant
Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Bhimaraj, A, Guha, A, Hussain, I, Kassi, M, Kim, JH & Trachtenberg, BH 2020, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.629

Influence of HLA-DR Mismatches on Long Term Outcomes Following Heart Transplant
Singhvi, A, Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Bhimaraj, A, Park, MH, Trachtenberg, BH, Hussain, I & Guha, A 2020, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S293-S294. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.653

Prognostic Value of Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography in Heart Transplant Recipients
Singhvi, A, Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Park, MH, Bhimaraj, A, Trachtenberg, BH, Hussain, I & Guha, A 2020, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S230. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.885

Association of LVAD Cannula Position with Stroke Risk
Agrawal, T, Abdala, H, Gutierrez, RA, Thaker, R, Xu, S, Fida, N, Kim, JH, Hussain, I, Trachtenberg, BH, Guha, A, Bhimaraj, A & Kassi, M 2020, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. S413-S414. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2020.01.179

Waitlist and post-transplant outcomes in patients listed with intra-aortic balloon pump for heart transplant: United Network for Organ Sharing registry
Duran, A, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Bhimaraj, A, Trachtenberg, B, Hussain, I, Park, M, Estep, JD, Suarez, EE & Guha, A 2020, International Journal of Artificial Organs, vol. 43, no. 9, pp. 606-613. https://doi.org/10.1177/0391398820903312

Pulse assessment is important with blood pressure measurement in individuals with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices
Marcos-Abdala, HG, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Hussain, I, Trachtenberg, B, Ashrith, G, Torre-Amione, G, Bruckner, B, Suarez, EE, Estep, JD & Bhimaraj, A 2020, International Journal of Artificial Organs. https://doi.org/10.1177/0391398820927022

The Scourge of Cardiogenic Shock
Bhimaraj, A 2020, Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 5-6. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-16-1-5

Physiological Concepts of Cardiogenic Shock Using Pressure-Volume Loop Simulations: A Case-Based Review
Salgado, BC & Bhimaraj, A 2020, Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 43-49. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-16-1-43

Echocardiographic Evaluation of Hemodynamics in Heart Transplant Recipients
Vejpongsa, P, Marcos-Abdala, HG, Bhimaraj, A & Nagueh, SF 2020, , JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.07.029

Relationship of extracellular volume assessed on cardiac magnetic resonance and serum cardiac troponins and natriuretic peptides with heart failure outcomes
Yang, EY, Khan, MA, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Bhimaraj, A, Nambi, V, Hoogeveen, RC, Ballantyne, CM, Zoghbi, WA & Shah, DJ 2019, , Scientific Reports, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 20168. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-56213-4

Delayed autologous stem cell transplantation following cardiac transplantation experience in patients with cardiac amyloidosis
Trachtenberg, BH, Kamble, RT, Rice, L, Araujo-Gutierrez, R, Bhimaraj, A, Guha, A, Park, MH, Hussain, I, Bruckner, BA, Suarez, EE, Victor, III, DW, Adrogue, HE, Baker, KR & Estep, JD 2019, American Journal of Transplantation, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 2900-2909. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15487

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu