Sheng Fu, M.D.

Sheng Fu, M.D.

Sheng Fu, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

201 Abraham Flexner Way, Suite 1001
Louisville KY 40202
- Academic Office
502-588-7010 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Advanced Heart Failure; Cardiogenic Shock; Heart Transplantation; Mechanical Circulatory Support

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease / Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology


Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Toledo
  • Residency: MetroHealth Medical Center
  • Fellowships: Allegheny General Hospital (Cardiovascular Disease); Medical University of South Carolina (Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation)

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Featured Publications

  • Fu S, Inampudi C, Ramu B, Gregoski MJ, Atkins J, Jackson GR, Celia A, Griffin JM, Silverman DN, Judge DP, VAN Bakel AB, Witer LJ, Kilic A, Houston BA, Sauer AJ, Kittleson MM, Schlendorf KH, Cogswell RJ, Tedford RJ. Impact of Donor Hemodynamics on Recipient Survival in Heart Transplantation. J Card Fail. 2023 May 23:S1071-9164(23)00186-0. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2023.05.011. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37230313.
  • Atkins J, Hess NR, Fu S, Read JM, Hajj JM, Ramu B, Silverman DN, Inampudi C, Vanbakel AB, Hashmi ZA, Pope NH, Witer LP, Kanwar MK, Sauer AJ, Houston BA, Kilic A, Tedford RJ. Outcomes in Patients With LVADs Undergoing Simultaneous Heart-Kidney Transplantation. J Card Fail. 2022 Nov;28(11):1584-1592. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2022.04.016. Epub 2022 May 18. PMID: 35597511.
  • Keller MB, Meda R, Fu S, Yu K, Jang MK, Charya A, Berry GJ, Marboe CC, Kong H, Luikart H, Ponor IL, Shah PD, Khush KK, Nathan SD, Agbor-Enoh S. Comparison of donor-derived cell-free DNA between single versus double lung transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2022 Oct;22(10):2451-2457. doi: 10.1111/ajt.17039. Epub 2022 Apr 12. PMID: 35322546; PMCID: PMC9508279.
  • Pappan N, Din MTU, Venkat D, Wedgeworth P, Fu S. Screening for Thyroid Disorders Among Resistant Hypertension Patients: Are We Doing Enough? Clin Med Res. 2022 Jun;20(2):70-73. doi: 10.3121/cmr.2021.1676. Epub 2022 Jan 7. PMID: 34996821; PMCID: PMC9242733.
  • Kassis-George H, Verlinden NJ, Fu S, Kanwar M. Vericiguat in Heart Failure with a Reduced Ejection Fraction: Patient Selection and Special Considerations. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2022 Mar 30;18:315-322. doi: 10.2147/TCRM.S357422. PMID: 35386181; PMCID: PMC8977472.
  • Fu S, Litwin SE, Tedford RJ. Lessons from SGLT-2 inhibitors: rethinking endpoints for heart failure studies. Nat Med. 2021 Nov;27(11):1872-1873. doi: 10.1038/s41591-021-01565-6. PMID: 34764484.
  • Fu S, Thangavel S, Ivanova V. Cardiac Dysfunction in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2019 Oct/Dec;42(4):448-458. doi: 10.1097/CNQ.0000000000000284. PMID: 31449154.
  • Pfluger PT, Kirchner H, Günnel S, Schrott B, Perez-Tilve D, Fu S, Benoit SC, Horvath T, Joost HG, Wortley KE, Sleeman MW, Tschöp MH. Simultaneous deletion of ghrelin and its receptor increases motor activity and energy expenditure. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2008 Mar;294(3):G610-8. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00321.2007. Epub 2007 Nov 29. PMID: 18048479.