Himanshu Aggarwal, M.D.

City of origin: Delhi, India
Basic information: Married
Hobbies: Enjoys tennis, outdoor activities, travelling, spending time with family

Education, Internships, & Fellowships

July 2015 – June 2016 Fellowship in Interventional Cardiovascular Disease
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Program Director – Brigitta Brott, MD
July 2012 – June 2015 Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Program Director – Steven Lloyd, MD
March 2009 – February 2011 Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham / Department of Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama
Program Director – Gustavo Heudebert, MD
July 2008 – February 2009 Residency in Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham / Department of Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama
Program Director – Khurram Bashir, MDCertifications & Specialties
July 2007 – June 2008 Internship in Preliminary Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham / Department of Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama
Program Director – Gustavo Heudebert, MD
 August 2005 – May 2007 Master of Public Health
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
August 1998 – December 2003 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Government Medical College
Amritsar, India

Certifications/Specialties

2015   Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
2014 Diplomate of the Certification National Board of Echocardiography
2011 Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine

Specific Skills & Medical Interests

  1. Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement
  2. Interventional Cardiac Procedures
  3. Intra-coronary Imaging (IVUS, OCT)
  4. Coronary Artery Disease
  5. Congestive Heart Failure
  6. Preventative Cardiology
  7. Adult Cardiology
  8. Cardiac Imaging
  9. Atrial Septal Defect/ Patent Foramen Ovale Closure
  10. Hypertension

Current/Previous Jobs & Titles

August 2016 Interventional Cardiologist
Heart South Cardiovascular Group, PC
Birmingham metro area, Alabama
March 2011 – June 2012 Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

Organizations & Societies

American College of Cardiology (ACC)

Honors & Awards

Best Fellow In-Training Award at 2013 ACC Annual Scientific Session
Trainee Research Award- Southern Society of Clinical Investigation
Educational Scholarship for MPH in Epidemiology

Publications

Bajaj NS, Kalra R, Aggarwal H, Ather S, Gaba S, Arora G, McGiffin DC, Ahmed M, Aslibekyan S, Arora P. Comparison of approaches to revascularization in patients with multi-vessel coronary artery disease presenting ST-elevation myocardial infarction: A comprehensive meta- analysis of randomized control trials: (submitted to Euro Heart Journal)

Aggarwal H, Brott B. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of preprocedural statin administration for reducing contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients undergoing coronary catheterization: ACP Journal Club (Commentary). November 2014.

Bajaj NS, Ather S, Gaba S, Aggarwal H, Ghimire G, Bhatia V, Parashar A, Ahmed M, Morgan C, Fonarow GC, Prabhu SD, Deedwania P, Aronow W, Anker S, Ahmed A, Leesar MA. Aspiration Thrombectomy in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: An Updated Meta-analysis. (submitted to JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions)

Bajaj NS, Ather S, Gaba S, Aggarwal H, Arora P, Ghimire G, Bhatia V, Parashar A, Ahmed M, Ahmed A, Leesar MA. Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibitors Improve Mortality after Aspiration Thrombectomy in Patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. (submitted to JACC)

Hage FG, Aggarwal H, Patel K, Chen J, Jacobson AF, Heo J, Ahmed A, Iskandrian AE. The relationship of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony and cardiac sympathetic denervation to potential sudden cardiac death events in systolic heart failure. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2013 October; Cited in PubMed; PMID: 24170623.

Aggarwal, H; AlJaroudi, W; Mehta, S; Mannon, R; Heo, J; Iskandrian, AE; Hage, FG. The Prognostic Value of Left Ventricular Mechanical Dyssynchrony using Gated Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2014 Aug; 21(4): 739-46. doi: 10.1007/s12350-014-9886-4. Epub 2014 May 24.

Hage FG, Aljaroudi W, Aggarwal H, Bhatia V, Miller J, Doppalapudi H, Wazni O, Iskandrian AE. Outcomes of patients with chronic kidney disease and implantable cardiac defibrillator: Primary versus secondary prevention. International Journal of Cardiology. 2011 Aug 19; Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21862150.

AlJaroudi W, Aggarwal H, Iqbal F, Heo J, Iskandrian AE. Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony in Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2011 April; Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21479756.

AlJaroudi W, Aggarwal H, Venkataraman R, Heo J, Iskandrian AE, Hage FG. Impact of left ventricular dyssynchrony by phase analysis on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2010 Dec; 17(6): 1058-1064. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20658272.

AlJaroudi W, Koneru J, Iqbal F, Aggarwal H, Heo J, Iskandrian AE. Left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony by phase analysis of gated single photon emission computed tomography in end-stage renal disease. American Journal of Cardiology. 2010 Oct; 106(7): 1042-1047. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20854972.

Aggarwal H, Singh B, Wade MJ, Davies JE, Nanda NC. Usefulness of live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in the assessment of descending thoracic aorta graft dehiscence. Echocardiography. 2010 Jul; 27(6): 722-723. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20653764.

Abstracts/Oral Presentations

30 Abstracts & Presentations at National meetings

Languages

  1. Hindi
  2. English