Faisal Rahman, B.M., M.B.B.Ch., B.CH.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Bangla


Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Angina, Angioplasty, Aortic Coarctation, Aortic Valve Repair, Arrhythmia, Atrial Septal Defects (ASD), Balloon Valvuloplasty, Cardiac Catheterization, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Interventions, Cardiovascular Medicine, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Artery Stenting, Drug Eluting Stents, Extractional Atherectomy, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Radiology, Invasive Cardiology, Irregular Heartbeat, Ischemic Heart Disease, Laser Ablation, Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, Mitral Stenosis, Myocardial Infarction, New Imaging Modalities, Patent Foramen Ovale, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI), Percutaneous Treatment of Valvular Stenosis, Rotational Atherectomy, Stenting, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Treatment of Bypass Graft Disease with Distal Protection Devices, Valvular Heart Disease, Valvuloplasty for Valvular Stenosis, Ventricular Septal Defect ...read more

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Faisal Rahman, BMBCh, FACC, FSCAI, is an interventional structural cardiologist at Johns Hopkins. He is an assistant professor with the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and serves as the Co-Medical Director of the Catheterization Laboratory at Frederick Health Hospital.

Dr. Rahman has specific interest and expertise in the management of coronary artery disease, including complex coronary interventions, as well as ultra-low contrast percutaneous coronary intervention for patients with kidney disease. He also specializes in the management of structural heart disease, including valvular disease with transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI/TAVR), transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER including MitraClip), transcatheter mitral valve replacement; select adult congenital defects such as patent foramen ovale (PFO), atrial septal defect (ASD), ventricular septal defect (VSD); and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy using alcohol septal ablation. He is also an expert in critically ill patients including cardiogenic shock and established the Johns Hopkins Medicine Cardiogenic Shock Team. 

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Oxford, Dr. Rahman completed a residency in internal medicine at Boston University Medical Center where he held the title of Chief Medical Resident. He then completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology and structural cardiology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Rahman has contributed to numerous research publications, article reviews, book chapters and editorials. He has also served on multiple national committees as well as major professional medical societies. He has a strong interest in quality improvement, healthcare efficiency, and system development focusing on patient outcomes and providing quality care. 

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • BM BCh; University of Oxford (2010)


  • Internal Medicine; Boston Medical Center (2016)


  • Cardiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2021)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (2019)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2015)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Interventional Cardiology) (2020)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Hamed M, Thakker R, Elkheshen A, Saleh M, Dang AT, Jneid H, Khalife W, Kumbhani D, Rahman F, Elbadawi A. Meta-Analysis on Ultrasound Guidance for Femoral Vascular Access. Am J Cardiology. 2023. 192:98-100

Elbadawi A, Dang AT, Hamed M, Eid M, Prakash Hiriyur Prakash M, Saleh M, Gad M, Mamas MA, Rahman F, Elgendy IY. FFR- Versus Angiography-Guided Revascularization for Nonculprit Stenosis in STEMI and Multivessel Disease: A Network Meta-analysis. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2022. 15:656-666

Rahman F, Finkelstein N, Alyakin A, Gilotra NA, Trost J, Schulman SP, Saria S. Using Machine Learning for Early Prediction of Cardiogenic Shock in Patients with Acute Heart Failure. JSCAI. 2022. 1:100308

Minhas AS, Rahman F, Gavin N, Cedars A, Vaught AJ, Zakaria S, Resar J, Schena Stefano, Schulman S, Zhao D, Hays AG, Michos E. Cardiovascular and Obstetric Delivery Complications in Pregnant Women with Valvular Heart Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2021.158:90-97

Rahman F, Resar JR. TAVR Beyond 3 years: Durability and Predictors for Survival. Innovations. 2021; 16:417-425

Activities & Honors


  • The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • American College of Cardiology, 2016
  • American Heart Association, 2014

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