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Jose Banchs, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.E

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Director of Echocardiography, Department of Cardiology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Research Interests

Diastolic function

Perfusion echocardiography

Tissue characterization with echocardiography

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1996 Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, PR, Puerto Rico, MD, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

2002-2004 Research Fellowship, Advanced Echocardiography, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2000-2004 Clinical Fellowship, Cardiology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1996-1999 Clinical Residency, Internal Medicine, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Board Certifications

2005 American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
2004 National Board of Echocardiography
2003 American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology
Fellow, 2005
American Society of Echocardiography
Fellow, 2004

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Sawaya H, Sebag IA, Plana JC, Januzzi JL, Ky B, Tan TC, Cohen V, Banchs J, Carver JR, Wiegers SE, Martin RP, Picard MH, Gerszten RE, Halpern EF, Passeri J, Kuter I, Scherrer-Crosbie M. Assessment of Echocardiography and Biomarkers for the Extended Prediction of Cardiotoxicity in Patients treated with Anthracyclines, Taxanes and Trastuzumab. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging, 6/2012.
2. Yusuf SW, Bathina JD, Qureshi S, Kaynak HE, Banchs J, Trent JC, Ravi V, Daher IN, Swafford J. Cardiac tumors in a tertiary care cancer hospital: clinical features, echocardiographic findings, treatment and outcomes. Heart Int 7(1):e4, 2/2012. e-Pub 2/2012. PMCID: PMC3366300.
3. Daher IN, Kim C, Saleh RR, Plana JC, Yusuf SW, Banchs J. Prevalence of abnormal echocardiographic findings in cancer patients: a retrospective evaluation of echocardiography for identifying cardiac abnormalities in cancer patients. Echocardiography 28(10):1061-7, 11/2011. e-Pub 8/2011. PMID: 21854439.
4. Daher IN, Queen S, Banchs J. Fluoroscopically Guided Tranesophageal Echocardiogram in a Patient with Esophageal Stents. Echocardiography 10(1111):1540-8175, 10/2011.
5. Yusuf SW, Bathina JD, Banchs J, Mouhayar EN, Daher IN. Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. World J Cardiol 3(7):256-9, 7/2011. PMCID: PMC3158873.
6. Banchs J, Jefferies JL, Plana JC, Hundley WG. Imaging for Cardiotoxicity in Cancer Patients. Tex Heart Inst J 38(3):268-9, 2011. PMCID: PMC3113123.
7. Daher IN, Banchs J, Yusuf SW, Mouhayar E, Durand JB, Gladish G. Impact of Cardiac Computed Tomographic Angiography Findings on Planning of Cancer Therapy in Patients with Concomitant Structural Heart Disease. Cardiol Res Pract 2011:268058, 2011. e-Pub 4/2011. PMCID: PMC3087893.
8. Yusuf SW, Bathina JD, Qureshi S, Kaynak HE, Banchs J, Trent JC, Ravi V, Daher IN, Swafford J. Cardiac Tumors in a Tertiary Care Center Hospital: Clinical Features, Echocardiographic Findings, Treatment and Outcomes. Heart International (7)(e4), 2010.

Editorials

1. Banchs J, Yusuf SW. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Cardiac Infections. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 10(1):1-4, 1/2012. PMID: 22149520.

Abstracts

1. Sharma J, Banchs J, Hassan S. Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Function in the Setting of Tachycardia. The University of Texas MD Anderson Research Retreat, Houston, Texas, 5/2012.
2. Fernando R, Queen S, Hassan S, Banchs J. Feasibility and Correlation of Left Atrial Volumes: A Comparison of 2D and 3D methods. American College of Cardiology Texas Chapter, Dallas, Texas, 5/2012.
3. Mukerji S, Iliescu G, Yusuf SW, Banchs J, Durand JB, Tomakin G, Iliescu C. Impact of Chronic Thrombocytopenia in patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Cancer. American College of Cardiology 59(13):E1819, 2012.
4. Iliescu C, Reyes M, Abi Aad S, Banchs J, Mouhayar E, Leja M, Daher I, Yusuf SW, Durand JB. Clinical Features and Outcomes of Stress-Induced Cardiomyopathy in Cancer Patients. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 47(14 Suppl 1), 5/2011.
5. Reyes M, Simon AA, Banchs J, Mouhayar E, Leja M, Daher I. Clinical Features and Outcomes of Stress-Induced Cardiomyopathy in Cancer Patients. The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Division of Internal Medicine Research Retreat 2011, 5/2011.

Last updated: 8/21/2013