Neha Pagidipati, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Email address neha.pagidipati@duke.edu

Neha J. Pagidipati, MD MPH is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and cardiovascular prevention specialist at the DCRI. She served as the Chief Research Fellow at the DCRI between 2016 and 2017 and has been involved with cardiovascular prevention research since 2011. Prior to coming to Duke, she trained at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for internal medicine residency, and then completed a two-year research fellowship in Global Women’s Health at the Brigham. During that time, she also obtained an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health and studied cardiovascular disease prevention in women in India. Currently, her research focuses on cardiometabolic disease prevention, with particular emphasis on lifestyle modification and weight management. Clinically, she is building the Duke Cardiometabolic Prevention Program, which will focus on behavior change and risk factor management in patients at high risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Education and Training

  • Cardiology Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2013 - 2017
  • Global Women's Health Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2011 - 2013
  • Intership and Residency in Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2008 - 2011
  • M.P.H., Harvard University , 2013
  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2008

Publications

Pagidipati, NJ, Mudrick, DW, Chiswell, K, Brucker, A, Peterson, ED, and Douglas, PS. "Sex differences in long-term outcomes of patients across the spectrum of coronary artery disease." American Heart Journal 206 (October 2, 2018): 51-60.

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30317061
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Pagidipati, NJ, Hellkamp, AS, Sharma, PP, Wang, TY, Fonarow, GC, and Pencina, M. "High-sensitivity C-reactive protein elevation in patients with prior myocardial infarction in the United States." American Heart Journal 204 (October 1, 2018): 151-155.

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Pagidipati, NJ, Clare, RM, Keenan, RT, Chiswell, K, Roe, MT, and Hess, CN. "Association of Gout With Long-Term Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Patients With Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 16 (August 2018): e009328-null.

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Prabhakaran, D, Singh, K, Roth, GA, Banerjee, A, Pagidipati, NJ, and Huffman, MD. "Cardiovascular Diseases in India Compared With the United States." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 72, no. 1 (July 2018): 79-95.

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Kochar, A, Chen, AY, Sharma, PP, Pagidipati, NJ, Fonarow, GC, Cowper, PA, Roe, MT, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Long-Term Mortality of Older Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Treated in US Clinical Practice." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 13 (June 30, 2018).

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29960995
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Bethel, MA, Patel, RA, Merrill, P, Lokhnygina, Y, Buse, JB, Mentz, RJ, Pagidipati, NJ, Chan, JC, Gustavson, SM, Iqbal, N, Maggioni, AP, Öhman, P, Poulter, NR, Ramachandran, A, Zinman, B, Hernandez, AF, Holman, RR, and EXSCEL Study Group, . "Cardiovascular outcomes with glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists in patients with type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis." The Lancet. Diabetes & Endocrinology 6, no. 2 (February 2018): 105-113.

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29221659
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Sharma, A, Sekaran, NK, Coles, A, Pagidipati, NJ, Hoffmann, U, Mark, DB, Lee, KL, Al-Khalidi, HR, Lu, MT, Pellikka, PA, Trong, QA, and Douglas, PS. "Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on the Evaluation of Stable Chest Pain Patients: Insights From the PROMISE (Prospective Multicenter Imaging Study for Evaluation of Chest Pain) Trial." Journal of the American Heart Association 6, no. 11 (October 31, 2017).

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Holman, RR, Bethel, MA, Mentz, RJ, Thompson, VP, Lokhnygina, Y, Buse, JB, Chan, JC, Choi, J, Gustavson, SM, Iqbal, N, Maggioni, AP, Marso, SP, Öhman, P, Pagidipati, NJ, Poulter, N, Ramachandran, A, Zinman, B, Hernandez, AF, and EXSCEL Study Group, . "Effects of Once-Weekly Exenatide on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes." The New England Journal of Medicine 377, no. 13 (September 14, 2017): 1228-1239.

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Pagidipati, NJ, Hellkamp, A, Thomas, L, Gulati, M, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Use of Prescription Smoking Cessation Medications After Myocardial Infarction Among Older Patients in Community Practice." Jama Cardiology 2, no. 9 (September 2017): 1040-1042.

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28724116
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Pagidipati, NJ, Navar, AM, and Pencina, MJ. "Guideline Recommendations for Statin Therapy-Reply." JAMA 318, no. 10 (September 2017): 964-. (Letter)

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