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Dr. Jamshid Maddahi, MD, FACC, FASNC

Dr. Jamshid Maddahi is internationally recognized as a leader and expert in cardiovascular disease research, teaching and patient care, practicing nuclear cardiology in Los Angeles. He is a Professor (Level VII) of Medicine (Cardiology) and Molecular and Medical Pharmacology (Nuclear Medicine) at UCLA School of Medicine and Director of the Biomedical Imaging Institute.

He began his pioneering research in Nuclear Cardiology in 1977, and extended it to cardiac Positron Emission Tomography (PET). As a nuclear cardiologist his research has benefited patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease worldwide. He has authored over 200 original research articles, abstracts and book chapters.

Dr. Maddahi has been awarded and managed millions of dollars for research from the National Institute of Health (NIH) and private sources.

He has trained many physicians in the sub-specialties of cardiology and nuclear medicine. His expertise is widely sought after at national and international scientific conferences. He has delivered over 1200 lectures worldwide.

Dr. Maddahi is a high profile cardiovascular consultant and is highly regarded by his patients for his knowledge and compassion. With the proper diagnosis and early management and treatment, a long and healthy life without heart disease is possible. Call 310-824-4991 or click here to schedule your healthy heart consultation with Dr. Maddahi today.

Education:

1975

Doctor of Medicine Degree
Tehran University School of Medicine
Tehran, Iran

1975-1977

First & Second Year Resident in Internal Medicine
Illinois Masonic Medical Center
University of Illinois School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

1977-1979

First and Second Year Fellow in Cardiology
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,
University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

1980-1982

First and second year resident in Nuclear Medicine
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,
University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

Present Positions:

1992-present

Clinical Professor (Step VIII) of Molecular & Medical Pharmacology
(Nuclear Medicine)
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

2004-present

Clinical Professor (Step VIII) of Medicine (Cardiology) David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

1999-present

Director, Biomedical Imaging Institute
Los Angeles, California

Past Positions:

1979-1980

Assistant Director, Cardiac Stress Laboratories
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

1980-1990

Director, Nuclear Cardiac Stress Testing
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

1980-1990

Associate Director, Nuclear Cardiology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

1982-1986

Assistant Professor of Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

1986-1990

Director, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

1986-1990

Associate Professor of Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

1990-1992

Associate Professor of Radiological Sciences
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

1992-2004

Clinical Professor of Radiological Sciences UCLA School of Medicine at UCLA

1990-1996

Director, Clinical PET Center
UCLA School of Medicine

1996-1999

Director, Cardiac Imaging, Nuclear Medicine & Clinical PET
Biomedical Imaging Institute
Los Angeles, California

Academic Society Memberships:

  1. American Heart Association
  2. American College of Cardiology
  3. Society of Nuclear Medicine
  4. American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (Founding member)
  5. American Society of Cardiac CT (Founding Member)

Academic Society Activities:

  1. Member, Grant-in-Aid Study Section
    American Heart Association, Greater Los Angeles Affiliate, 1983 and 1985
  2. Member, Executive Committee, Cardiovascular Council
    The Society of Nuclear Medicine, 1985-1988
  3. Member, Special Study Section, Small Business Innovation Research Grants
    National Institute of Health, 1985
  4. Secretary, Cardiovascular Council, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 1986
  5. Subchairman, Scientific Program Committee
    33rd Annual National Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 1986
  6. Member, Executive Committee, Correlative Imaging Council
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, 1986
  7. Member, Executive Committee, NMR Council
    Society of Nuclear Medicine, 1988-1992
  8. Member MKSAP IX Subcommittee
    American College of Physicians, 1989 - 1992
  9. Member Subcommittee for Continuing Education
    The Society of Nuclear Medicine 1989
  10. Chairman, Ad Hoc Grant Review Committee
    National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute, Cardiac Section 1990
  11. Member, Committee for Cardiac Tomography Nomenclature
    Cardiovascular Council, The Society of Nuclear Medicine 1990
  12. Judge, Young Investigators Forum
    American Heart Association, Great Los Angeles Affiliate 1990
  13. Member, Fall Symposium Committee
    American Heart Association Greater Los Angeles Affiliate 1992,1994
  14. Member, Committee on Advanced Cardiac Imaging and Technology
    Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association 1991-1993
  15. Chairman, Committee on Advanced Cardiac Imaging and Technology
    Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association 1993-1995
  16. Chairman, Committee on Cardiac Imaging
    Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association 1995-1996
  17. Chairman, PET Task Force
    Society of Nuclear Medicine 1990-1993
  18. Panel Member, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technology Assessment
    American Medical Association 1992
  19. Member, Board of Directors
    Cardiovascular Council, the Society of Nuclear Medicine 1991-1993
  20. Member, Cardiovascular Study Section
    National Institutes of Health; Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute 1992-1995
  21. Member, Executive Committee
    Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association 1992-1996
  22. Liaison between the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and Society of Nuclear Medicine (Cardiovascular Council) 1992-1995
  23. Liaison between the American Heart Association (Council on Clinical Cardiology) and American College of Cardiology (Cardiovascular Imaging Committee) 1992-1996
  24. Liaison between the Council on Clinical Cardiology and Council on Cardiovascular Radiology (Committee on New Imaging Modalities) American Heart Association 1992-1996
  25. Member, Education Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 1994-1996
  26. Member, Community Practice Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 1993-1995
  27. Member, Membership Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 1994-1996
  28. Member, Scientific Program Committee, American Heart Association, the Greater Los Angeles Affiliate 1997
  29. Chairman, Poster Sessions and Commercial Exhibits 8th International PET Conference, 1996
  30. Member, Question writing panel of the American Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 1999
  31. Member, Biannual Invitational Conference, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 1992-2006
  32. Member, Board of Directors, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 1997-2001.
  33. Member, Nuclear Medicine Council, Department of Health Services, State of California 1998 - 2001
  34. President, Pacific Southwest Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, 2002 - 2005
  35. Chairman, the Southern California Working Group, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 1995 - present
  36. Member, Working Group Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 1994-present
  37. Member, Human Subject Protection Committee (Institutional Review Board) University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 1997-2009

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