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Department of Medicine

Faculty Profiles

Munir Janmohamed, MD
HS Clinical Asst. Professor

505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117


Heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, heart transplant, left ventricular assist device, and mechanical circulatory support, medical technologies

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
UCSF Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Department of Medicine 2012
UCSF-Fresno Cardiology Fellowship Department of Medicine 2011
University of Southern California Nuclear Medicine Fellowship Department of Radiology 2007
University of Southern California Heart Failure Research Fellowship Department of Medicine 2005
Ross University M.D. School of Medicine 2002
Louisiana State University-Lafayette Internal Medicine Residency Department of Medicine 2002
UC Irvine B.S. Biology 1996


Clinical Interests:, Heart failure, heart transplant, left ventricular assist device, mechanical circulatory support, pulmonary hypertension

Awards and Honors
2010   Co-Chief Fellow, UCSF-Fresno, 2010-2011
2010   Fellow of the Year, UCSF-Fresno, 2010-2011

Recent Articles (8)

Goland S, Tsai F, Habib M, Janmohamed M, Goodwin TM, Elkayam U. Favorable outcome of pregnancy with an elective use of epoprostenol and sildenafil in women with severe pulmonary hypertension. Cardiology. 2010; 115(3):205-8.

Goland S, Modi K, Bitar F, Janmohamed M, Mirocha JM, Czer LS, Illum S, Hatamizadeh P, Elkayam U. Clinical profile and predictors of complications in peripartum cardiomyopathy. J Card Fail. 2009 Oct; 15(8):645-50.

Elkayam U, Janmohamed M, Hatamizadeh P, Heywood JT, Wei LJ, Mills RM. Impact of acute serum creatinine elevation in patients treated with nesiritide. Clin Cardiol. 2009 Apr; 32(4):215-9.

Elkayam U, Ng TM, Hatamizadeh P, Janmohamed M, Mehra A. Renal Vasodilatory Action of Dopamine in Patients With Heart Failure: Magnitude of Effect and Site of Action. Circulation. 2008 Jan 15; 117(2):200-205.

Elkayam U, Janmohamed M, Habib M, Hatamizadeh P. Vasodilators in the management of acute heart failure. Crit Care Med. 2008 Jan; 36(1 Suppl):S95-105.

Elkayam U, Hatamizadeh P, Janmohamed M. The challenge of correcting volume overload in hospitalized patients with decompensated heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Feb 13; 49(6):684-6.

Bitar F, Lerman A, Akhter MW, Hatamizadeh P, Janmohamed M, Khan S, Elkayam U. Variable response of conductance and resistance coronary arteries to endothelial stimulation in patients with heart failure due to nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2006 Sep; 11(3):197-202.

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