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, Fawaz, Marat Fudim, Jennifer Rymer, Allison Dunning, Karen Chiswell, Madhav Swaminathan, Brandi Bottiger, et al. “Predictors and Changes in Cardiac Hemodynamics and Geometry With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation..” Am J Cardiol 123, no. 5 (March 1, 2019): 813–19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.11.038.

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30598241
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Valero-Elizondo, Javier, Rohan Khera, Anshul Saxena, Gowtham R. Grandhi, Salim S. Virani, Javed Butler, Zainab Samad, Nihar R. Desai, Harlan M. Krumholz, and Khurram Nasir. “Financial Hardship From Medical Bills Among Nonelderly U.S. Adults With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease..” J Am Coll Cardiol 73, no. 6 (February 19, 2019): 727–32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.12.004.

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Alenezi, Fawaz, Aditya Mandawat, Zachary J. Il’Giovine, Linda K. Shaw, Irfan Siddiqui, Victor F. Tapson, Kristine Arges, et al. “Clinical Utility and Prognostic Value of Right Atrial Function in Pulmonary Hypertension..” Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging 11, no. 11 (November 2018). https://doi.org/10.1161/circimaging.117.006984.

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Minter, Stephanie, Alicia Armour, Amanda Tinnemore, Karen Strub, Anna Lisa Crowley, Gerald S. Bloomfield, John H. Alexander, et al. “Crowdsourcing consensus: proposal of a novel method for assessing accuracy in echocardiography interpretation..” Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 34, no. 11 (November 2018): 1725–30. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10554-018-1389-y.

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Siddiqui, Irfan, Sudarshan Rajagopal, Amanda Brucker, Karen Chiswell, Bridgette Christopher, Fawaz Alenezi, Aditya Mandawat, et al. “Clinical and Echocardiographic Predictors of Outcomes in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension..” Am J Cardiol 122, no. 5 (September 1, 2018): 872–78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.05.019.

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Rehman, Hasan, Zainab Samad, Shiva Raj Mishra, Anwar T. Merchant, Jagat P. Narula, Sundeep Mishra, and Salim S. Virani. “Epidemiologic studies targeting primary cardiovascular disease prevention in South Asia..” Indian Heart J 70, no. 5 (September 2018): 721–30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ihj.2018.01.029.

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Samad, Zainab, Linda K. Shaw, Matthew Phelan, Donald D. Glower, Mads Ersboll, John H. Toptine, John H. Alexander, et al. “Long-term outcomes of mitral regurgitation by type and severity..” Am Heart J 203 (September 2018): 39–48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2018.05.001.

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Il’Giovine, Zachary J., Hillary Mulder, Karen Chiswell, Kristine Arges, Jennifer Tomfohr, Abraham Hashmi, Eric J. Velazquez, Joseph A. Kisslo, Zainab Samad, and Sudarshan Rajagopal. “Right Ventricular Longitudinal Strain Reproducibility Using Vendor-Dependent and Vendor-Independent Software..” J Am Soc Echocardiogr 31, no. 6 (June 2018): 721-732.e5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2018.01.008.

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Sze, Edward, Zainab Samad, Allison Dunning, Kristen Bova Campbell, Zak Loring, Brett D. Atwater, Karen Chiswell, Joseph A. Kisslo, Eric J. Velazquez, and James P. Daubert. “Impaired Recovery of Left Ventricular Function in Patients With Cardiomyopathy and Left Bundle Branch Block..” J Am Coll Cardiol 71, no. 3 (January 23, 2018): 306–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2017.11.020.

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Sze, Edward, Allison Dunning, Zak Loring, Brett D. Atwater, Karen Chiswell, James P. Daubert, Joseph A. Kisslo, Daniel B. Mark, Eric J. Velazquez, and Zainab Samad. “Comparison of Incidence of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction Among Patients With Left Bundle Branch Block Versus Those With Normal QRS Duration..” Am J Cardiol 120, no. 11 (December 1, 2017): 1990–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.08.003.

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