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Ajith Nair, MD, Cardiology, Houston, TX, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

AjithPNairMDFACC FAHA

Cardiology Houston, TX

Heart Failure & Transplantation

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine; Professional Staff, Texas Heart Institute

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Summary

  • I am board certified in Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant. Currently I serve as the Director of the Heart Failure Clinic at Baylor St Luke's Medical Center and Assistant Director of the Advanced Heart Failure fellowship program. My clinic interests include advanced heart failure and cardiac transplant, diastolic dysfunction, valvular heart disease, exercise physiology and pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Education & Training

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiFellowship, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, 2008 - 2009
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2005 - 2008
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiChief Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2005
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiResidency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical SchoolClass of 2001
  • University of Texas at AustinBS, Biochemistry

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2014 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2008 - 2008
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2003 - 2018
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Houston Top Doctors Houstonia Magazine, 2019-2020
  • Star Award Baylor College of Medicine, 2018
  • Chief Fellow, Cardiology Mount Sinai Hospital, 2007
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Anticoagulation in Heart Failure: Who, When and Why  
    Nair AP, Sealove B, Halperin, J, Webber G, Fuster V, Eur Heart J Suppl, 2006

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Successful cardiac transplantation using a tako-tsubo donor heart
    Nair A, Murphy L, Anyanwu A, Milla F, Goldstein M, Pinney SP, ISHLT, Montreal, 4/2012
  • Serial Phase-Contrast MRI for Prediction of Pulmonary Hemodynamic Changes in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    Dellegrottaglie S, Perrone-Filardi P, Fernandez-Friera, L, Nair A, Fuster V, Sanz J, American Heart Association, 11/2010
  • Noninvasive Quantification of Pulmonary Vascular Resistance with Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Garcia-Alvarez A, Fernandez-Friera L, Mirelis J, Sawit S, Nair A, Fuster V, Pinney S, Garcia MJ, Sa, American Heart Association, 11/2010
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Lectures

  • Treatment Strategies for the Right Heart in Pulmonary Hypertension: Which Therapies, in Whom and When? 
    2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans - 3/16/2019

Press Mentions

  • HF Admissions Spike in Step with Flu
    HF Admissions Spike in Step with FluMarch 28th, 2019
  • Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients - US News
    Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients - US NewsJuly 16th, 2014
  • New Implantable Device Treats Heart Failure
    New Implantable Device Treats Heart FailureDecember 6th, 2020

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations