Zainab Samad, MBBS

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail DUMC - Box 3254, Durham, NC 27710
Email address zainab.samad@duke.edu

Dr. Zainab Samad is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University. 

She attended Medical School at the Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan and thereafter completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Additionally, she completed advanced training in cardiovascular imaging, specifically in clinical echocardiography, cardiac MRI and SPECT-myocardial perfusion imaging. She is also trained in quantitative methods with a Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Research degree from the National Institutes of Health- Duke Clinical Research Training Program. She served on faculty in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine for 9 years.

Education and Training

  • Cardiology Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University, 2005 - 2009
  • Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 2002 - 2005
  • M.H.S., Duke University School of Medicine, 2009
  • M.B.B.S., Aga Khan University (Pakistan), 2000

Publications

Alenezi, F, Fudim, M, Rymer, J, Dunning, A, Chiswell, K, Swaminathan, M, Bottiger, B, Velagapudi, P, Nicoara, A, Kisslo, J, Velazquez, E, Vemulapalli, S, Bloomfield, GS, and Samad, Z. "Predictors and Changes in Cardiac Hemodynamics and Geometry With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.(Accepted)" The American Journal of Cardiology 123, no. 5 (March 2019): 813-819.

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30598241
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Valero-Elizondo, J, Khera, R, Saxena, A, Grandhi, GR, Virani, SS, Butler, J, Samad, Z, Desai, NR, Krumholz, HM, and Nasir, K. "Financial Hardship From Medical Bills Among Nonelderly U.S. Adults With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease(Accepted)." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 73, no. 6 (February 19, 2019): 727-732.

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Kochar, A, Rymer, J, Samad, Z, and Duke Cardiovascular Education Group, . "Disrupting Fellow Education Through Group Texting: WhatsApp in Fellow Education?." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 72, no. 25 (December 2018): 3366-3369.

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30573034
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Minter, S, Armour, A, Tinnemore, A, Strub, K, Crowley, AL, Bloomfield, GS, Alexander, JH, Douglas, PS, Kisslo, JA, Velazquez, EJ, and Samad, Z. "Crowdsourcing consensus: proposal of a novel method for assessing accuracy in echocardiography interpretation." The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging 34, no. 11 (November 2018): 1725-1730.

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30128849
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Alenezi, F, Mandawat, A, Il'Giovine, ZJ, Shaw, LK, Siddiqui, I, Tapson, VF, Arges, K, Rivera, D, Romano, MMD, Velazquez, EJ, Douglas, PS, Samad, Z, and Rajagopal, S. "Clinical Utility and Prognostic Value of Right Atrial Function in Pulmonary Hypertension." Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging 11, no. 11 (November 2018): e006984-null.

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30571314
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Rehman, H, Samad, Z, Mishra, SR, Merchant, AT, Narula, JP, Mishra, S, and Virani, SS. "Epidemiologic studies targeting primary cardiovascular disease prevention in South Asia." Indian Heart Journal 70, no. 5 (September 2018): 721-730. (Review)

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30392513
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Samad, Z, Shaw, LK, Phelan, M, Glower, DD, Ersboll, M, Toptine, JH, Alexander, JH, Kisslo, JA, Wang, A, Mark, DB, and Velazquez, EJ. "Long-term outcomes of mitral regurgitation by type and severity." American Heart Journal 203 (September 2018): 39-48.

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30015067
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Siddiqui, I, Rajagopal, S, Brucker, A, Chiswell, K, Christopher, B, Alenezi, F, Mandawat, A, Rivera, D, Arges, K, Tapson, V, Kisslo, J, Velazquez, E, Douglas, PS, and Samad, Z. "Clinical and Echocardiographic Predictors of Outcomes in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension." The American Journal of Cardiology 122, no. 5 (September 2018): 872-878.

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30093068
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Il'Giovine, ZJ, Mulder, H, Chiswell, K, Arges, K, Tomfohr, J, Hashmi, A, Velazquez, EJ, Kisslo, JA, Samad, Z, and Rajagopal, S. "Right Ventricular Longitudinal Strain Reproducibility Using Vendor-Dependent and Vendor-Independent Software." Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : Official Publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 31, no. 6 (June 2018): 721-732.e5.

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29525250
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Sze, E, Samad, Z, Dunning, A, Campbell, KB, Loring, Z, Atwater, BD, Chiswell, K, Kisslo, JA, Velazquez, EJ, and Daubert, JP. "Impaired Recovery of Left Ventricular Function in Patients With Cardiomyopathy and Left Bundle Branch Block." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71, no. 3 (January 2018): 306-317.

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29348023
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