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Fahad Waqar, MD

Asst Professor - Adj COM (FC)

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine; Associate Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

COM IM Cardiology B

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: Aga Khan University
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Cincinnati
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Diseases: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology: Gerald McGinnis Cardiovascular Institute, Allegheny Health Network
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Vascular Medicine: Endovascular
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (Certification Date: 10/09/2018)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 08/13/2012)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Interventional Cardiology) (Certification Date: 11/07/2019)

Clinical Interest

Internal Medicine

Contact Information
  • Medical Science Building
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way, MLC 0542
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Email fahad.waqar@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

Athar MW, Waqar F, Dwivedi AK, Ahmad S, Sanghvi S, Scott E, Khan N, Gerson MC 2019. Effects of gender and defect reversibility on detection of coronary disease with an upright and supine cadmium-zinc-telluride camera J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 Sep 5, ,

Athar, Muhammad W; Waqar, Fahad; Dwivedi, Alok K; Ahmad, Saad; Sanghvi, Saagar; Scott, Elonia; Khan, Naseer; Gerson, Myron C 2019. Effects of gender and defect reversibility on detection of coronary disease with an upright and supine cadmium-zinc-telluride camera. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, ,

Sanghvi S, Waqar F, Effat M 2019. Coronary thrombosis in acute pancreatitis J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019 Jan;47(1):157-161, ,

Sanghvi, Saagar; Waqar, Fahad; Effat, Mohamed 2019. Coronary thrombosis in acute pancreatitis. Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis, 47 1, 157-161

Waqar, Fahad; Jamali, Hina K; Gerson, Myron C 2018. Role of I-123 MIBG in sepsis-induced cardiomyopathy. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 25 2, 492-495

Jamali, Hina K; Waqar, Fahad; Gerson, Myron C 2017. Cardiac autonomic innervation. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 24 5, 1558-1570

Ahmad S, Jamali HK, Waqar F, Harris DM 2016. Cardiac Tamponade Physiology Secondary to Tense Ascites Cardiology. 2016 Apr 28;134(4):423-425, ,

Jamali HK, Raza U, Waqar F 2016. Idiopathic Atrial Fibrillation and Coronary Arteriovenous Fistulae: Is There a Link? Cardiology. 2016;134:433-435, ,

Jamali HK, Waqar F, Gerson MC 2016. Cardiac autonomic innervation Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, ,

Waqar F, Jamali HK, Gerson MC 2016. Role of I-123 MIBG in sepsis-induced cardiomyopathy Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, ,

Waqar F, Gerson MC. 2015. Cardiac sympathetic imaging in the diagnosis of cardiac autonomic neuropathy in pre-diabetes Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2015 Dec;22(6):1269-72, ,

Radwan ZH, Demirci FY, Wang X, Waqar F, Hokanson JE, Hamman RF, Bunker CH, Kammerer CM, Barmada MM, Kamboh MI 2014. Comprehensive evaluation of the association of APOE genetic variation with plasma lipoprotein traits in U.S. Whites and African Blacks PLoS One. 2014 Dec 12;9(12):e114618, ,

Waqar F, Dunlap SH, Gerson MC 2012. What will be the role of I-123 MIBG in improving the outcome of medically treated heart failure patients? Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2012 Dec;19(6):1198-205, ,

Waqar F, Jamali H, Raza A, Yousaf W. 2012. Large ulcerated atheroma in descending thoracic aorta fully visualized with 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Journal of Hospital Medicine, Supplement 2 , 507

Jafary FH, Arham AZ, Waqar F, Raza A, Ahmed H 2008. Survival of patients receiving fibrinolytic therapy for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in a developing country - patient characteristics and predictors of mortality Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis. 2008 Oct;26(2):147-9, ,

Taj F, Tanwir M, Aly Z, Khowajah AA, Tariq A, Syed FK, Waqar F, Shahzada K. 2008. Factors associated with Non-adherence among Psychiatric patients at a Tertiary Care Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan: a questionnaire based cross-sectional study Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 2008 Aug;58(8):432-6, ,

Taj F, Aly Z, Tanwir M, Zafar AM, Sohani AA, Syed F, Tariq A, Waqar F, Shahzada SK 2007. From syringe to sex: Comparison of high-risk sexual behavior between HIV-positive and HIV-negative injection drug user in Karachi, Pakistan European Journal of Medical Research, 12 IV, 18

Li W, Waqar F, Khalil R, Premyslova M, Challis JRG. 2004. Metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 and Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase (TIMP)-1 imbalance in human preterm placenta and fetal membranes with chorioamnionitis. Journal of Society of Gynecologic Investigations, 11 2, 220A

Ahmad, Saad; Jamali, Hina K; Waqar, Fahad; Harris, David M . Cardiac Tamponade Physiology Secondary to Tense Ascites. Cardiology, 134 4, 423-5

Jamali, Hina K; Raza, Umara; Waqar, Fahad . Idiopathic Atrial Fibrillation and Coronary Arteriovenous Fistulae: Is There a Link. Cardiology, 134 4, 433-5

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University of Cincinnati
Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Cardiovascular Health and Diseases
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0542
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0542

Phone: 513-558-1067
Fax: 513-558-2884
Email: imoffice@uc.edu