Jamshid Shirani, MD, Cardiology, Bethlehem, PA, St. Luke's Hospital - Quakertown Campus


Cardiology Bethlehem, PA

Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Echocardiography, Cardiothoracic Imaging

Director, Cardiology Fellowship Program

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Education & Training

  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health SystemFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1993 - 1994
  • National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Cardiovascular Pathology, 1991 - 1993
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical CenterFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1989 - 1991
  • St Mary's HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1988
  • Shiraz University of Medical SciencesClass of 1980
  • Shiraz University School of Arts and SciencesCertificate, Pre-Medical Sciences, 1972 - 1974

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2004 - 2022
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1993 - 1995
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1989 - 1996
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Marquis Who’s Who 2011
  • Montclair’s Who’s Who in Healthcare 2011
  • International Who’s Who Historical Society 2009
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Impact of Beta1- and Beta2-Adrenergic Receptor Gene Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms on Heart RateResponse to Metoprolol Prior to Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography  
    Cotarlan V, Brofferio A, Gerhard GS, Chu X, Shirani J, Am J Cardiol, 1/1/2013
  • Is ischemia the most powerful indicator of viability?  
    Shirani J, Curr Cardiol Report, 1/1/2013
  • The Prognostic Value of Adenosine Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients Presenting With Chest Pain  
    Macwar RR, Williams BA, Shirani J, Am J Cardiol, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Value of routine transthoracicechocardiography in risk stratification of syncope.
    Acharya YR, Chebrolu LH, Stoltzfus J, Shirani J, J Heart Dis, 1/1/2013
  • Relation of echocardiographic aortic valve sclerosis to valvular calcification on multislice computed tomography.
    Chebrolu LH, Acharya YR, Shirani J, J Heart Dis, 1/1/2013
  • Myocardial viability and outcomes in ischemic cardiomyopathy.
    Shirani J, J Heart Dis, 1/1/2013
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  • “Significance of Myocardial Viability Assessment in Management of Chronic Total Coronary Occlusion” 
    Antalya, Turkey - 3/8/2014
  • “Update on the Auscultatory Signs of Heart Disease" 
    St. Luke’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, DeSales University, Center Valley, PA - 2/22/2014
  • “Myocardial Viability and Outcomes in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy” 
    Vancouver BC, Canada - 7/28/2013
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  • Acute Coronary Syndrome. 
    Coven DL, Kalyanasundaram A, Shirani J, Medscape Reference
  • Angina Pectoris. 
    Alaeddini J, Shirani J, eMedicine from WebMD
  • Myocardial Rupture. 
    Shirani J, Alaeddini J, Brofferio A, eMedicine from WebMD
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