Ajar Kochar, MD, MHS

Advanced Training Program
Start Year
2014

Education and Training

Medical School
Brown University

Residency
Johns Hopkins

Fellowship
Cardiovascular Disease, Duke University

Publications

Kochar, Ajar, Jennifer Rymer, Zainab Samad, and Zainab Duke Cardiovascular Education Group. “Disrupting Fellow Education Through Group Texting: WhatsApp in Fellow Education?.” J Am Coll Cardiol 72, no. 25 (December 25, 2018): 3366–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.11.007.

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30573034
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Kochar, Ajar, Hussein R. Al-Khalidi, Steen M. Hansen, Jay S. Shavadia, Mayme L. Roettig, Christopher B. Fordyce, Shannon Doerfler, et al. “Delays in Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients Presenting With Cardiogenic Shock..” Jacc Cardiovasc Interv 11, no. 18 (September 24, 2018): 1824–33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2018.06.030.

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30236355
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Shavadia, Jay S., Matthew T. Roe, Anita Y. Chen, Joseph Lucas, Alexander C. Fanaroff, Ajar Kochar, Christopher B. Fordyce, et al. “Association Between Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Pre-Activation and Reperfusion Timing Metrics and Outcomes in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Report From the ACTION Registry..” Jacc Cardiovasc Interv 11, no. 18 (September 24, 2018): 1837–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2018.07.020.

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30236357
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Granger, Christopher B., and Ajar Kochar. “Understanding and Targeting Inflammation in Acute Myocardial Infarction: An Elusive Goal..” J Am Coll Cardiol 72, no. 2 (July 10, 2018): 199–201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.05.006.

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29976294
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Kochar, Ajar, Anita Y. Chen, Puza P. Sharma, Neha J. Pagidipati, Gregg C. Fonarow, Patricia A. Cowper, Matthew T. Roe, Eric D. Peterson, and Tracy Y. Wang. “Long-Term Mortality of Older Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Treated in US Clinical Practice..” J Am Heart Assoc 7, no. 13 (June 30, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.117.007230.

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29960995
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Kochar, Ajar, Zhuokai Li, J Kevin Harrison, G Chad Hughes, Vinod H. Thourani, Michael J. Mack, Roland A. Matsouaka, et al. “Stroke and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Carotid Disease Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement..” Circ Cardiovasc Interv 11, no. 6 (June 2018). https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.117.006322.

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29895600
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Jollis, James G., Hussein R. Al-Khalidi, Mayme L. Roettig, Peter B. Berger, Claire C. Corbett, Shannon M. Doerfler, Christopher B. Fordyce, et al. “Impact of Regionalization of ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Care on Treatment Times and Outcomes for Emergency Medical Services-Transported Patients Presenting to Hospitals With Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Mission: Lifeline Accelerator-2..” Circulation 137, no. 4 (January 23, 2018): 376–87. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.032446.

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29138292
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Kochar, Ajar, Anne S. Hellkamp, Yuliya Lokhnygina, W Schuyler Jones, Richard C. Becker, Scott D. Berkowitz, Günter Breithardt, et al. “Efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban compared with warfarin in patients with carotid artery disease and nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: Insights from the ROCKET AF trial..” Clin Cardiol 41, no. 1 (January 2018): 39–45. https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.22846.

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29389037
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