Amir Ahmadi, MD
Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease), Cardiology (Heart)
Dr. Ahmadi completed his Cardiology fellowship, Internal Medicine residency, Medical School, and Undergraduate Studies in immunology and genetics at the University of British Columbia. He moved to New York for advanced training in multimodality cardiovascular imaging including echocardiography, interventional echocardiography, cardiac CT angiography and cardiac MRI. He subsequently joined the faculty at Mount Sinai Heart as an assistant professor and serves as the Director of Cardiovascular CT and MRI Research, and Director of Valve Clinic, and Director of Lipid Clinic at Mount Sinai St Luke’s Hospital. His clinical practice includes cardiac intensive care unit (CICU), multimodality cardiovascular imaging and outpatient cardiology.
Dr. Ahmadi’s research interests revolve around the use of multimodality imaging in understanding various cardiovascular disease processes. In particular, he has been focusing on using CT coronary angiography in early detection of atherosclerosis, aggressive treatment of subclinical atherosclerosis, fostering the understanding of mechanism of myocardial infarction and the relationship between high risk plaque features and ischemia. Dr. Ahmadi has published numerous original research articles and hypothesis generating manuscripts in high impact journals such as JACC, European Heart Journal, JAMA Cardiolgy, JACC CV Imaging, Circulation Research, Circulation CV imaging and Radiology. He has been the recipient of multiple institutional, national and international awards including the best abstract awards at the American College of Cardiology, Canadian Cardiovascular Congress and the Society of Cardiovascular CT annual Scientific Meetings. Dr. Ahmadi serves as an Emerging Editorial Consultant for JACC CV imaging and as a reviewer for JACC.
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West