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Anjali Vaidya, MD

Anjali Vaidya, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman 2E Heart & Vascular Center
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-0718
Fax: 215-349-8309
Education:
BA (Medical Sciences and Psychology)
Boston University (Magna Cum Laude), 2001.
MD
Boston University School of Medicine (Cum Laude), 2005.
Research (Penn Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Clinical Research Certificate)
University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pulmonary Hypertension
Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure
Heart Transplant
Ventricular Assist Devices
Echocardiography
Right Heart Catheterization
Endomyocardial Biopsy
General Cardiology

Description of Research Expertise

Pulmonary Hypertension
Echocardiography
Right Ventricular Function

Selected Publications

Saggar R, Vaidya A, Khanna D, Derhovanessian A, Belperio JA, Weigt SS, Dua A, Maranian P, Fishbein M, Abtin F, Lynch JP, Forfia PR, Saggar R : Changes in Right Heart Hemodynamics and Echocardiographic Function in an Advanced Phenotype of Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Dysfunction Associated with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Thorax February 2014 Notes: In Press.

Vaidya A, Kawut S: Relax or Contract: What's Right? Circulation 128(18): 1999-2001, October 2013.

Vaidya A, Raina A, Gertz ZM, Chambers S, Forfia PR: Marked changes in right ventricular contractile pattern after cardiothoracic surgery: implications for post-surgical assessment of right ventricular function. J Heart Lung Transplant 32(8): 777-83, August 2013.

Saggar R, Vaidya A, Forfia PR, Saggar R: Effects of parenteral treprostinil on functional capacity, hemodynamics, and right heart function in patients referred to LTx with pulmonary fibrosis and significant PH. Oral Presentation at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Montreal. April 2013.

Vaidya A, Opotowsky AR, Forfia PR.: A ‘Virtual’ Echocardiographic Score for Predicting the Hemodynamic Profile in Pulmonary Hypertension. Poster at the American College of Cardiology. San Francisco. March 2013.

Merrill SL, Vaidya A, Pyeritz RE.: Ethical challenges of the use of whole exome sequencing in the clinic. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 4(1): 58-61, January 2013.

Merrill SL, Vaidya A, Pyeritz R: Ethical challenges of the use of whole exome sequencing in the clinic. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 4(1): 58-61, Jan 2013.

Vaidya A, Jessup ML.: Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiomyopathy with Heart Failure. Heart Failure: A Case-Based Atlas. Peter S. Rahko (eds.). 2013.

Opotowsky AR, Ojeda J, Rogers F, Prasanna V, Clair M, Moko L, Vaidya A, Afilalo J,Forfia PR: A Simple Echocardiographic Prediction Rule for Hemodynamics in Pulmonary Hypertension. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5(6): 765-75, Nov 2012 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Opotowsky AR, Ojeda J, Rogers F, Prasanna V, Clair M, Moko L, Vaidya A, Afilalo J, Forfia PR. : A simple echocardiographic prediction rule for hemodynamics in pulmonary hypertension. . Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. (eds.). 5(6): 765-75, Nov 2012 Notes: doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.112.976654. Epub 2012 Aug 22.

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Last updated: 12/31/2013
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