Farshad Forouzandeh, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI

Farshad Forouzandeh, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI

Cardiology in Cleveland, OH

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Speaks English, French, and Farsi


 (216) 844-1000

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Office Hours

Monday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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About Dr. Forouzandeh


Dr Farshad Forouzandeh is a passionate clinician and an avid researcher. He has over 80 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and presentations on both translational and clinical aspects of medicine and cardiovascular disease. He has received numerous prestigious awards including American Heart Association (AHA) post-doctoral fellowship, British Columbia Innovation Council Award, Best Resident of the Year, and many top presentation and research competition awards at local, national, and international levels. His clinical and research activities are focused on advanced cardiovascular interventions and vascular biology. He has joined the elite cardiology program at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) as an assistant professor of medicine and an interventional cardiologist since July 2017.

Dr Forouzandeh finds nothing more enjoyable than providing the best possible care to his patients and help advancing the science. He is ready to collaborate toward these goals with other physicians and scientists. Also, he is passionate in teaching to the new generation of enthusiastic health-care providers and knows himself as a life-long committed student who tries to learn from every moment of the beautiful gift of life…

Always looking to collaborate with great minds as nothing is stronger than a "team".

Member of:
- Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), since 07/2016
- American College of Cardiology (ACC), since 07/2012
- American Heart Association (AHA), since 05/2010
- American College of Physician (ACP), since 07/2009

Twitter:
@FarshadForouz

Doximity:
https://www.doximity.com/pub/farshad-forouzandeh-md

Google Scholar:
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=m-5Bx0cAAAAJ&hl=en

Research Gate:
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Farshad_Forouzandeh

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Services Offered



General cardiology
Interventional cardiology
Percutaneous coronary intervention
Cardiovascular disease
Peripheral endovascular interventional cardiology

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Emory University
Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 2016 - 2017

Emory University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2012 - 2016

Methodist Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2009 - 2012

University of British Columbia
Ph.D., Experimental Medicine, 2006 - 2009

University of British Columbia
PhD, Experimental Medicine, 2005 - 2009

University of British Columbia
M.S., Experimental Medicine, 2005 - 2006

Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Class of 2005

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Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology

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Medical Licenses

OH State Medical License
2017 - 2021

GA State Medical License
2014 - 2018

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Work Experience


UHMP
Parma, OH
2017 - Present

Staff Interventional Cardiologist
Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute, University Hospitals (UH)
Cleveland, OH
2017 - Present

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cardiology
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
2017 - Present

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Hospital Affiliations

University Hospitals
Current Affiliation
Cleveland, OH

Grady Memorial Hospital
Current Affiliation
Atlanta, GA

Emory University Hospital
Current Affiliation
Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Decatur, GA

Emory University Hospital Midtown
Current Affiliation
Atlanta, GA

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Awards

Best Oral Presentation Award
Emory University, 2014

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award
American Heart Association (AHA), 2013-2014

Best Presentation Award
Georgia ACC Fellows’, 2013

Best Presentation Award
Georgia ACP Associates’, 2013

Young Investigator Cardiovascular Research Award
University of Kansas Medical Center, 2013

Outstanding Performance in Research Presentation
Emory University, 2013

Best Resident of the Year
The Methodist Hospital, 2011-2012

Early Career Investigator Award
American Heart Association (AHA), 2011

First Place in Texas Clinical Research Competition
ACP, 2010-2011

BC Industrial Innovation Scholarship
British Columbia Innovation Council, 2007-2009

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Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians - ACP
Member

American College of Cardiology - ACC
Member

American Heart Association - AHA
Member

Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions - SCAI
Member

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Publications



PubMed

Coronary Artery Straightening Causing Acute Severe Mitral Regurgitation.
J Invasive Cardiol
Forouzandeh, F.,Douglas, J. S.
1/31/2018

Catheter-Induced Coronary Spasm: Serious But Preventable.
J Invasive Cardiol
Forouzandeh, F.,Smolensky, A. V.
12/6/2017

Performance of J-CTO and PROGRESS CTO Scores in Predicting Angiographic Success and Long-term Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for Chronic Total Occlusions.
Am. J. Cardiol.
Forouzandeh, F.,Suh, J.,Stahl, E.,Ko, Y. A.,Lee, S.,Joshi, U.,Sabharwal, N.,Almuwaqqat, Z.,Gandhi, R.,Lee, H. S.,Ahn, S. G.,Gogas, B. D.,Douglas, J. S.,Robertson, G.,Jaber, W.,Karmpaliotis, D.,Brilakis, E. S.,Nicholson, W. J.,King, S. B.,Samady, H.
2017 Nov 18

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Journal Article

Metformin Beyond Diabetes: Pleiotropic Benefits of Metformin in Attenuation of Atherosclerosis
Journal of American Heart Association (JAHA)
Forouzandeh F, Salazar G, Patrushev N, Xiong S, Hilenski L, and Alexander RW

PGC-1a Modulates Telomere Function and DNA Damage in Protecting against Aging-Related Chronic Diseases
Cell Reports
Xiong S, Patrushev N, Forouzandeh F, Hilenski L, Alexander RW
1/12/2015

PGC-1a Is a Negative Regulator of Vascular Senescence
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
Xiong S, Salazar G, Patrushev N, Ma M, Forouzandeh F, Hilenski L, Alexander RW
1/1/2013

Lecture

Managing the Challenging Older Patient With SIDH: What’s Age Got to Do With It?
1/1/2016
Orlando, FL

Angiographic Scorings in Predicting Clinical Outcomes of Percutaneous Interventions for Coronary Chronic Total Occlusions (CTOs): The Emory CTO Study
1/1/2016
Atlanta, GA

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Heart Team Approach in Managing an Uncommon but Serious Cause of Myocardial Infarction
1/1/2016
Chicago, IL

Abstract

Pleiotropic Benefits of Metformin in Attenuation of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Aging
American College of Cardiology (ACC)
Forouzandeh F, Salazar G, Patrushev N, Xiong S, Hilenski L, Alexander RW
1/1/2014
Washington, DC

Utility of non-contrast cardiac CT in predicting coronary events
Texas Chapter of the American College of Physician (ACP) Research Associate Competition
Forouzandeh F, Chang S, Muhyieddeen K, Zaid R, Trevino A, Xu J, Nabi F, Mahmarian J
1/1/2012
Austin, TX

Book Chapter

Principles of Surgery
Forouzandeh F, et al
1/1/2006

Diabetes Mellitus Guide Book Series
Forouzandeh F, Ahari AA
1/1/2005

Textbook of Orthopedics and Fractures
Harandi A, Farzan M, Tahmasbi MN, Sadat MM, Giti MR, Mortazavi SMJ, Forouzandeh F, Ahari AA
1/1/2003

Other

Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Forouzandeh F
1/1/2014

Hypertension and Stroke
Forouzandeh F
1/1/2014

AAA, PAD, and VTE Disease of The Essentials of Cardiovascular Care in Older Adults (ECCOA)
Forouzandeh F
1/1/2014

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