Shahab Ghafghazi, M.D., MRCP

Shahab Ghafghazi, M.D., MRCP

Shahab Ghafghazi, M.D., MRCP

UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-1837- Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Cardiovascular Medicine; Echocardiography; Nuclear Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
  • Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville

Featured Publications

  • Latif RK, Clifford SP, Ghafghazi S, Phipps Z, Chen JJ, Sangroula D, Khan AZ, Saleem J, Farah I, Huang J, Businger JR. Echocardiography and Management for Cardiac Trauma. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Feb 12:S1053-0770(22)00120-3. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2022.02.010. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35305892.
  • Singam NSV, Ghafghazi S. Papillary Muscle Rupture After Acute Inferior Myocardial Infarction. Tex Heart Inst J. 2021 Sep 1;48(4):e186717. doi: 10.14503/THIJ-18-6717. PMID: 34637518; PMCID: PMC8717755.
  • Solanki M, Dobson L, Alwair H, Ghafghazi S, Wysoczynski M, Slaughter MS, Trivedi JR. Association of temporal trends in neutrophil lymphocyte ratio on left ventricular assist device patient outcomes. Artif Organs. 2021 Jul;45(7):742-747. doi: 10.1111/aor.13911. Epub 2021 Feb 20. PMID: 33434359.
  • Huffman TR, Sbaih N, Mathbout M, Ghafghazi S. High output heart failure as a result of an ilio-caval fistula with a negative shunt series. Glob Cardiol Sci Pract. 2021 Jun 30;2021(2):e202116. doi: 10.21542/gcsp.2021.16. PMID: 34285907; PMCID: PMC8272405.
  • Parikh I, Spindel J, Mathbout M, Ghafghazi S. Rapidly expanding aortic root mycotic pseudoaneurysm with outflow tract fistula. Glob Cardiol Sci Pract. 2021 Jun 30;2021(2):e202115. doi: 10.21542/gcsp.2021.15. PMID: 34285906; PMCID: PMC8272411.
  • Spindel J, Mathbout MF, Huffman T, Ghafghazi S. Carney complex: left atrial myxoma in a patient with past pituitary microadenoma and lentiginosis. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Jun 24;14(6):e241742. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-241742. PMID: 34167977; PMCID: PMC8230918.
  • Clifford SP, Ramirez J, Akca O, Ghafghazi S, Huang J. Perioperative Cardiac Research Considerations During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jun;35(6):1573-1577. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2021.01.052. Epub 2021 Feb 5. PMID: 33618962; PMCID: PMC7863767.
  • Suresh Kumar G, Mathbout MF, Fahsah I, Ghafghazi S. Case of homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia with premature coronary artery disease. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 May 19;14(5):e242114. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-242114. PMID: 34011640; PMCID: PMC8137257.
  • Vaidya GN, Ghafghazi S. Correlation of internal jugular and subclavian vein diameter variation on bedside ultrasound with invasive right heart catheterization. Indian Heart J. 2021 Mar-Apr;73(2):231-235. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2021.01.024. Epub 2021 Feb 2. PMID: 33865526; PMCID: PMC8065367.
  • Spindel JF, Mathbout M, Ghafghazi S. Hypertensive hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy crisis resolved with transvenous pacing guided by bedside echocardiography. Echocardiography. 2021 Feb;38(2):347-350. doi: 10.1111/echo.14969. Epub 2021 Jan 25. PMID: 33492740.