Richa Agarwal, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 2301 Erwin Rd, DUMC Box 3126, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-3854
Email address richa.agarwal@duke.edu

Division of Cardiology, Section of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation

Education and Training

  • Advanced Clinical Fellowship-Heart Failure and Transplantation, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2011 - 2012
  • Clinical and Research Fellowship-Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2008 - 2011
  • Internal Medicine Residency, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2005 - 2008
  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2005

Publications

Agarwal, Richa, and Joseph G. Rogers. “Improving Value-Based Care for Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy: Lowering Costs When Stakes Are High.” Jama Cardiol 4, no. 2 (February 1, 2019): 161–62. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2018.4746.

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30698612
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Elinoff, Jason M., Richa Agarwal, Christopher F. Barnett, Raymond L. Benza, Michael J. Cuttica, Ahmed M. Gharib, Michael P. Gray, et al. “Challenges in Pulmonary Hypertension: Controversies in Treating the Tip of the Iceberg. A Joint National Institutes of Health Clinical Center and Pulmonary Hypertension Association Symposium Report.” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 198, no. 2 (July 15, 2018): 166–74. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201710-2093pp.

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Thenappan, Thenappan, John M. Stulak, Richa Agarwal, Simon Maltais, Palak Shah, Peter Eckman, Sitaramesh Emani, et al. “Early intervention for lactate dehydrogenase elevation improves clinical outcomes in patients with the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device: Insights from the PREVENT study.” J Heart Lung Transplant 37, no. 1 (January 2018): 25–32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2017.10.017.

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29153636
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Thangavel, Sarumathi, Amresh Raina, and Richa Agarwal. “Orthostatic Syncope from Compromised Flow after Heartware HVAD by Lateral Thoracotomy: Potential Role of Dynamic Echocardiographic Testing for Cannula Assessment.” Case 1, no. 2 (April 2017): 68–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.case.2017.01.005.

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Kassis, Hayah, Krishna Cherukuri, Richa Agarwal, Manreet Kanwar, Subbarao Elapavaluru, George G. Sokos, Robert J. Moraca, et al. “Significance of Residual Mitral Regurgitation After Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.” Jacc: Heart Failure 5, no. 2 (February 2017): 81–88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2016.09.014.

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Mehmood, Muddassir, Richa Agarwal, Amresh Raina, Priscilla Correa‐Jaque, and Raymond L. Benza. “Hemodynamic Response to Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Longitudinal Insights from an Implantable Hemodynamic Monitor.” Pulmonary Circulation 6, no. 4 (December 2016): 616–18. https://doi.org/10.1086/688670.

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Kanwar, Manreet, Ryan J. Tedford, Richa Agarwal, Megan M. Clarke, Claire Walter, George Sokos, Srinivas Murali, and Raymond L. Benza. “Management of Pulmonary Hypertension due to Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction.” Current Hypertension Reports 16, no. 12 (December 2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11906-014-0501-5.

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Clarke, Megan, Claire Walter, Richa Agarwal, Manreet Kanwar, and Raymond L. Benza. “Macitentan (Opsumit) for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension.” Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology 7, no. 4 (July 2014): 415–21. https://doi.org/10.1586/17512433.2014.919849.

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Kanwar, Manreet, Richa Agarwal, Megan Barnes, James Coons, Amresh Raina, George Sokos, Srinivas Murali, and Raymond L. Benza. “Role of Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors in Heart Failure: Emerging Data and Concepts.” Current Heart Failure Reports 10, no. 1 (March 2013): 26–35. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11897-012-0121-9.

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