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Ali Salah

Ali Salah, MD

Specializing in Cardiology
  • One Health
Gender:
Male
Year joined staff:
2017

Languages

  • English

Education & Training

Education

1991-1998
Addis Ababa University, Doctor of Medicine

Residency

2002-2005
Medical College of Georgia, Internal Medicine

Fellowship

2005-2008
University of Kentucky, Cardiovascular Medicine
2008-2009
St. Francis Heart Hospital, Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • Annual Best Resident Research Award from Georgia Medical Society - 2003
  • Travel Grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH), Twenty four young investigators are selected nationwide to attend NIH fellows program on preparing for Careers in Medical Research in Philadelphia - 2003

Research Grants

  • Medical College of Georgia, Intramural Grant - 2002
  • World Health Organization (WHO) - 1996

Founding Affiliate Member

  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) - October 2005

Board Certified

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - 2005
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease - 2008

Research Interest

  • Evaluation of Right Ventricular contraction patterns in healthy subjects using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging. A five year prospective study.  Salah A K, Pollack S, Reichek, Nathaniel, Cao J J. St. Francis Heart Hospital/SUNY Stony Brook University.Oral presentation at Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Meeting. Arizona, January 2010.
  • Epicardial Adipose Tissue and risk for Cardiovascular Events –
  • The St. Francis Heart Study.  Salah A K, Gupta, D, Reichek, Nathaniel. St.  Francis Heart Hospital. Poster presentation at American College of Cardiology meeting, March 2009.
  • Prognostic significance of right ventricular contraction abnormalities which do not meet criteria for arythmogenic right ventricular dysplesia using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. A five-year retrospective, Pollack S, Reichek, Nathaniel, Cao J J. St. Francis Heart Hospital. Poster presentation at American College of Cardiology meeting,

Publications

  • You Can Assay that again! Antibody Mediated False elevation of Troponin I and its clinical implications. Ali K. Salah, Salahadin M. Gharad, David Booth. University of
  • Kentucky and St.Clair Regional Hospital/Morehead Clinic. American Journal of Medicine. August 2007;120(8):671-2.
  • The D-dimer assay: a possible tool in the evaluation of atrial thrombosis Ibebuogu U, Ali K.Salah, Thornton J, Robinson Vincent.  Gill Heart Institute, University of Kentucky and Medical College of Georgia. Canadian  J Cardiol. 2008 Jun;24(6):517-9.
  • Latex D-dimer signal in in-situ femoral vein thrombus in swine and effect of mini-dose exogenous tissue plasminogen activator bolus.  Vincent J.B. Robinson, Guillermo E. Pineda, Ali k. Salah, Walter L. Pipkin, Gyanedra Sharma.  (Award Winning Research from Georgia Medical Society). CHEST 2005 127: 622-629
  • Cardiac Amyloidosis. Ali K. Salah, Ahmed A, Bodiwala KN, Manaloor EJ, Moliterno DJ University of Kentucky and Medical College of Georgia. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. May 2008;24(5):e35

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