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Anjali Vaidya, MD, FACC, FASE, FACP

Associate Director, Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure, and Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Program
Assistant Professor, Medicine

Anjali Vaidya
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Contact Information

Contact Information

Email

anjali.vaidya@tuhs.temple.edu
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
  • Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE)
  • Advanced Heart Failure Cardiac Transplant
  • Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET)
  • Right Heart Catheterization
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Pulmonary Embolism Venous Thromboembolism

Research Interests

  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplant
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary Hypertension, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
  • Fellowship, Advanced Echocardiography, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
  • Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2005
  • BA, Medical Sciences, Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2002

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    • Sub-specialty of Cardiology
    • Sub-specialty of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
    • Sub-specialty of Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography

Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Heart Failure Society of America
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Publications

PubMed Publications

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Additional Publications

Patterson B, Fields AV, Shannon RP. New insights into myocardial glucose metabolism: Surviving under stress. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2009 Jul;12(4):424-30.

Bhashyam S, Fields AV, Patterson B, Testani JM, Chen L, Shen YT, Shannon RP. GLP-1 Increases Myocardial Glucose Uptake Through a p38α MAP Kinase Mediated, Nitric Oxide Dependent Mechanism in Conscious Dogs with Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Jul;3(4):512-21. Epub 2010 May 13.

Kirkpatrick JN, Fields AV, Ferrari VA. Medical ethics and the art of cardiovascular medicine. Lancet. 2010 Aug 14;376(9740):508-509.

Opotowsky AR, Clair M, Afilalo J, Landzberg MJ, Waxman AB, Moko L, Maron B, Vaidya A, Forfia PR. A Simple Echocardiographic Method to Estimate Pulmonary Vascular Resistance. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Jun 1. doi:pii: S0002-9149(13)01129-6.

Vaidya A*, Raina A*, Gertz ZM, Chambers SV, Forfia PR. Marked Changes Right Ventricular Contractile Pattern Result after Cardiothoracic Surgery: Implications for the Post-Surgcal Assessment of Right Ventricular Function. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Jun 14. pii: S1053-2498(13)01251-5 *Shared first author contribution

Saggar R, Khanna D, Vaidya A, Derhovanessian A, Maranian P, Belperio JA, Weigt SS, Dua S, Goldin JG, Abtin F, Lynch JP, Forfia PR, Saggar R. Changes in Functional Capacity, Hemodynamics, and Right Heart Function In An Advanced Phenotype Of Pulmonary Fibrosis And Significant Pulmonary Hypertension. Thorax. 2014 Feb;69(2):123-9. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2013-204150.

Golbus J, Mazurek JA, Forfia PR, Vaidya A. A ‘Virtual’ Echocardiographic Score for Predicting the Hemodynamic Profile in Pulmonary Hypertension. Under review, J Heart Lung Transplant.

Mazurek, JA, Vaidya A, Roberts JD, Matthai S, Forfia PR. Tricuspid Annular Plane Systolic Excursion at 1 Year is Superior to Baseline Assessment in Predicting Survival in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Under Review, JACC HF.

Matura LA, Fargo J, Fritz JS, Smith KA, Vaidya A, Pinder D, Archer-Chicko C, Palevsky HI, Pack AI, Sommers MS, Kawut SM. Slow-Paced Respiration Therapy to Treat Symptoms in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Under Review, Chest.

Mazurek JA, Grandin EW, Forfia PR, Vaidya A. RVOT Doppler Notching Predicts Diastolic-to-Wedge Gradient in Left Heart Disease-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension. In Progress.