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Kaveh Karimzad, MD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1999 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, MD, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

7/2011-6/2012 Clinical Fellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX, Bharat Kantharia, MD
7/2008-6/2011 Clinical Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX, Francisco Fuentes, MD
7/2006-6/2008 Clinical Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX, Mark Farnie, MD
7/2005-6/2006 Clinical Internship, Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, Jorge Martinez, MD

Board Certifications

2013 American Board of Internal Medicine- Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
11/2011 American Board of Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease
10/2010 National Board of Echocardiography
8/2008 American Board of Internal Medicine


Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Chief Fellow, Department of Cardiology, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX, 7/2010-6/2011

Military or Other Governmental Service

Medical Practice, Military Service Obligation, Ghazvin, Iran, 10/1999-8/2001

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Javadi S, Mosaffa N, Karimzadeh K. The Effect of Glycation of Culture Medium on Phagocytic and Respiratory Burst of Peritoneal Macrophages from Balb/C mice. Immunology 1:179-185, 2004.


1. Karimzadehnajar K, Azpura F, Shezad S, Durand JB, Iliescu C. Fractional Flow Reserve: Less is sometimes more in cancer patients. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Scientific Sessions (##F-022), 5/2011.

Last updated: 3/17/2015