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David S. Feldman, MD, PhD

Director of Clinical Services, Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute; Director of Advanced Myocardial and Circulatory Services, Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease

  • Undergraduate Degree: Emory University (Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Psychology)
  • Doctoral Degree: Medical College of Georgia (Philosophy and Medicine)
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Washington University School of Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine
  • Research Fellows and Instructor: Duke University Medical Center
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology) (Certification Date: 20101117)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (Certification Date: 20021106) - (Recertification Date: 20121105)

Contact Information
Research Interests

Clinical Interest: Heart Failure, Critical Care, Ventricular Assist Devices, Heart Transplant

Research Interest: Mechanism of Reverse Remodeling in Cardiomyopathies G-Protein related signaling in Cardiovascular Diseases, Clinical Heart Failure,  Ventricular Assist Devices, and Transplant Trials

Clinical Interests


Cardiovascular Disease

Peer Reviewed Publications

Feldman, David S; Goldstein, Rachel Y; Kurland, Adam M; Sheikh Taha, Abdel Majid 2016. Intra-Articular Osteotomy for Genu Valgum in the Knee with a Lateral Compartment Deficiency. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 98 2, 100-7

Ombrello, Michael J; Remmers, Elaine F; Tachmazidou, Ioanna; Grom, Alexei; Foell, Dirk; Haas, Johannes-Peter; Martini, Alberto; Gattorno, Marco; Özen, Seza; Prahalad, Sampath; Zeft, Andrew S; Bohnsack, John F; Mellins, Elizabeth D; Ilowite, Norman T; Russo, Ricardo; Len, Claudio; Hilario, Maria Odete E; Oliveira, Sheila; Yeung, Rae S M; Rosenberg, Alan; Wedderburn, Lucy R; Anton, Jordi; Schwarz, Tobias; Hinks, Anne; Bilginer, Yelda; Park, Jane; Cobb, Joanna; Satorius, Colleen L; Han, Buhm; Baskin, Elizabeth; Signa, Sara; Duerr, Richard H; Achkar, J P; Kamboh, M Ilyas; Kaufman, Kenneth M; Kottyan, Leah C; Pinto, Dalila; Scherer, Stephen W; Alarcón-Riquelme, Marta E; Docampo, Elisa; Estivill, Xavier; Gül, Ahmet ; de Bakker, Paul I W; Raychaudhuri, Soumya; Langefeld, Carl D; Thompson, Susan; Zeggini, Eleftheria; Thomson, Wendy; Kastner, Daniel L; Woo, Patricia 2015. HLA-DRB1*11 and variants of the MHC class II locus are strong risk factors for systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112 52, 15970-5

Sandau KE, Hoglund BA, Weaver CE, Boisjolie C, Feldman D. 2014. A conceptual definition of quality of life with a left ventricular assist device: Results from a qualitative study. Heart Lung, 43 1, 32

Feldman D, Pamboukian SV, Teuteberg JJ, Birks E, Lietz K, Moore SA, Morgan JA, Arabia F, Bauman ME, Buchholz HW, Deng M, Dickstein ML, El-Banayosy A, Elliot T, Goldstein DJ, Grady KL, Jones K, Hryniewicz K, John R, Kaan A, Kusne S, Loebe M, Massicotte MP, Moazami N, Mohacsi P, Mooney M, Nelson T, Pagani F, Perry W, Potapov EV, Eduardo Rame J, Russell SD, Sorensen EN, Sun B, Strueber M, Mangi AA, Petty MG, Rogers J. 2013. The 2013 International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Guidelines for mechanical circulatory support: executive summary. J Heart Lung Transplant, 32 2, 157

Lyon A, Samara M, Feldman D. 2013. Cardiac Contractility Modulation (CCM) in Advance Systolic Heart Failure. Nat Rev Cardiol, ,

Stehlik J, Feldman D. 2013. Arrhythmias in Heart Failure: Beyond Sudden Cardiac Death. Current Opinion in Cardiology, 28 3, 315

Moazami N, Feldman D 2012. Rethink the terminology of mechanical circulatory. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 144 , 2

Stehlik J, and Feldman DS 2011. Decade of the ventricular assist device Current Opinion in Cardiology, 26 3, 230

Alam M, Brown RN, Silber DH, Mullen GM, Feldman DS, Oren RM, Yancy CW 2011. Increased Incidence and Mortality Associated With Skin Cancers After Cardiac Transplant. AM J Transplant, 11 7, 1488

Moazami N, Sun B, Feldman D. 2011. Stable patients on left ventricular assist device support have a disproportionate advantage: Time to re-evaluate the currency UNOS policy. J Heart Lung Transplant, ,

O'Connor CM, Starling RC, Hernandez AF, Armstrong PW, Dickstein K, Hasselblad V, Heizer GM, Komajda M, Massie BM, McMurray JJ, Nieminen MS, Reist CJ, Rouleau JL, Swedberg K, Adams KF Jr, Anker SD, Atar D, Battler A, Botero R, Bohidar NR, Butler J, Clausell N, Corbalán R, Costanzo MR, Dahlstrom U, Deckelbaum LI, Diaz R, Dunlap ME, Ezekowitz JA, Feldman D, Felker GM, Fonarow GC, Gennevois D, Gottlieb SS, Hill JA, Hollander JE, Howlett JG, Hudson MP, Kociol RD, Krum H, Laucevicius A, Levy WC, Méndez GF, Metra M, Mittal S, Oh BH, Pereira NL, Ponikowski P, Wilson WH, Tanomsup S, Teerlink JR, Triposkiadis F, Troughton RW, Voors AA, Whellan DJ, Zannad F, Califf RM. 2011. Effects of nesiritide in patients with acute decompensated heart failure. New England J Medicine, 365 , 32

Cabauy, B, Hryniewicz, K, Sun, B, Feldman, D. 2010. Door to VAD time: An expedient management strategy for cardiogenic shock. Current Opinions in Cardiology, 25 3, 249

Chung ES, Katra RP, Ghio S, Bax J, Gerritse B, Hilpisch K, Peterson BJ, Feldman DS, Abraham WT. 2010. Cardiac resynchronization therapy may benefit patients with left ventricular ejection fraction >35%: a PROSPECT trial substudy. Eur J Heart Failure, ,

Chung ES, Katra RP, Ghio S, Bax J, Gerritse B, Hilpisch K, Peterson BJ, Feldman DS, Abraham WT. 2010. Cardiac resynchronization therapy may benefit patients with left ventricular ejection fraction >35%: a PROSPECT trial substudy. Eur J Heart Fail, 12 6, 581

Feldman D, Elton TS, Menachemi, DM, Wexler R. 2010. Heart rate control with adrenergic blockade: Clinical outcomes in cardiovascular medicine. Vascular Health and Risk Management, 6 , 387

Maron BJ, Roberts WC, Ho CY, Kitner C, Haas TS, Wright GB, Moazami N, Feldman DS 2010. Profound left ventricular remodeling associated with LAMP2 cardiomyopathy. American Jounal of Cardiology, 106 8, 1194

Wexler RK, Elton T, Pleister A, Feldman D. 2009. Cardiomyopathy: an overview. Am Fam Physician, 79 9, 778