Angina, Atherosclerosis, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Coronary Artery Disease, Critical Care Medicine, CT Angiography, Dyslipidemia, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, High Cholesterol, Hypertension, Preventive Cardiology, Thoracic Imaging
Coronary risk prediction; Coronary/cardiac imaging; Coronary circulation and disease; Prevention of Cardiac Events; New approaches to identify patients at risk for suffering heart attacks; Cardiac Computed Tomography
Dr. Zadeh is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Director Cardiac Computed Tomography at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. After attending medical school in Germany and completing internships in medicine and surgery in Germany and Britain, he spent several years in cardiovascular research at the University of California at San Diego to study coronary artery disease using intravascular ultrasound. He then completed his postgraduate training in Philadelphia and Dallas to join the cardiology faculty at Johns Hopkins Hospital after a CT imaging fellowship in 2005.
Dr. Zadeh was co-investigator and assistant director of the CorE-64 CT core laboratory. He currently directs the CT coronary angiography core laboratory for the CorE-320 multicenter trial and is member of its steering committee. He is member of the SCCT guideline committee, which recently published guidelines for the acquisition and interpretation of cardiac CT. He the current chairmain for the Toshiba Young Investigator Competition by the SCCT.
Dr. Zadehs particular clinical and investigational focus is the pursuit of strategies to better identify patients at risk for future cardiac events. Dr. Zadeh is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and cardiovascular CT. He reviews manucripts for numerous scientific journals, including JACC, JACCimaging, JCCT, AJR, Heart, AJC, and is an author of articles in Circulation, New England Journal of Medicine, JACC, AHJ, and others. Together with Drs. Cury and Weigold, he edited a CBCCT exmination preparation book, which was published by the SCCT in 2009.