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photo Aref M Rahman, MD, FACC, FSCAI


Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director, Peripheral Vascular Disease, VA PHS

Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, VA PHS


Phone: 412-360-6191

Office: University Drive C
Cardiology Cath Lab 111C-U
Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Phone: 412-360-6191
Fax: 412-360-6904
Education and Training
MD, MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine, 2002
Internship and Residency, BI Deaconess Med Center, Harvard Medical School, 2005
Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2008
Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Disease Fellowship, Allegheny General Hospital, 2009
Clinical Interest
Dr. Rahman practices primarily at the VA Pittsburgh Health Care system in Oakland and Erie Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Henry BL, Jentzer JC, Holtz JE, Chauhan CA, Rahman AM. A Clinically Oriented Review of the Landmark Clinical Trials Comparing Warfarin and Aspirin to Novel Oral Anticoagulants in Atrial Fibrillation. J Cardio Vasc Med. 2014; 2: 1-10.
Jentzer JC, Batal O, Rao S, Rahman A. Resistant Hypertension: A Comprehensive Overview. J Hypertension. 2013; 2: 111.
Kirtane AJ, Rahman AM, Martinezclark P, Jeremias A, Seto TB, Manning WJ. Adherence to American College of Cardiology / American Heart Association guidelines for the management of anticoagulation in patients with mechanical valves undergoing elective outpatient procedures. Am J Cardiol. 2006; 97(6): 891-3.
Kirtane AJ, Martnezclark P, Rahman AM, Ray KK, Karmapaliotis D, Murply SA, Giuglano RP, Cannon CP, Antman EM, Roe MT, Harrington RA, Ohman EM, Braunwald E, Gibson CM, for the TIMI Study Group. Association of smoking with improved myocardial perfusion and the angiographic characterization of myocardial tissue perfusion after fibrinolytic therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005; 45(2): 321-3.
Kirtane AJ, Bui A, Murply SA, Karmapaliotis D, Kosmidou I, Boundy K, Rahman A, Pinto DS, Aroesty JM, Giugliano RP, Cannon CP, Antman EM, Gibson CM, for the TIMI Study Group. Association of Epicardial and Tissue-level Reperfusion with Left Ventricular End-Diastolic Pressures in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2004; 17(3): 177-84.