Personal profile

Dr. Mouaz Al-Mallah received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.  He completed his training at Henry Ford Hospital, Wayne State University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital-Harvard Medical School, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  He is the director of cardiovascular PET at the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center and the Associate Director of Nuclear Cardiology. He is also the treasurer of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC).

Dr. Al-Mallah recently started the cardiac PET service at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center.  This service utilizes the most recent digital PET and performs multiple PET procedures including PET for myocardial perfusion imaging, viability, assessment of inflammatory cardiomyopathy, detection of cardiac infections and cardiac devices related infections as well as vascular graft infections.

He is a member of several American and European cardiovascular councils, while serving as an Associate Editor of Atherosclerosis and Cochrane reviews.  He is also a member of the Editorial Boards of Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and European Heart Journal -Cardiovascular Imaging.

Dr Al-Mallah received many local and international awards including Francis N. Fernandez Fellowship Award, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center award in 2011, Best Teacher award from Henry Ford Hospital, Elite Reviewer for the year 2013 for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology Journals, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center senior researcher award in 2016 and in 2019 was recipient of Best Teacher award from Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center.  Many of his trainees have established academic careers and received multiple research awards while working under his supervision.

Research interests

Dr. Al-Mallah’s research is focused on the prognostic value of advanced cardiac imaging procedures and its impact on risk prediction, patient management and outcomes.  He published on the prognostic value of cardiac CT, cardiac PET and nuclear cardiology as well as coronary calcium score. Dr. Al-Mallah has more than 300 published publications and book chapters and received multiple grants from various funding agencies.

Keywords

    Research Area Keywords

  • Heart & Vascular
  • Imaging & Radiology

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Coronary Artery Disease
Concept: Coronary Artery Disease
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Coronary Angiography
Concept: Coronary Angiography
Weight: 63%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Coronary Vessels
Concept: Coronary Vessels
Weight: 58%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Mortality
Concept: Mortality
Weight: 57%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Registries
Concept: Registries
Weight: 57%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Exercise
Concept: Exercise
Weight: 47%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Calcium
Concept: Calcium
Weight: 43%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Angiography
Concept: Angiography
Weight: 37%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Myocardial Infarction
Concept: Myocardial Infarction
Weight: 32%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Cardiovascular Diseases
Concept: Cardiovascular Diseases
Weight: 30%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
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Journals

Atherosclerosis

ISSNs: 0021-9150

Elsevier Ireland Ltd

Journal

24

The American journal of cardiology

ISSNs: 0002-9149

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1879-1913

Elsevier

Journal

23

Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

ISSNs: 1071-3581

Springer New York

Journal

18

Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

ISSNs: 1934-5925

Elsevier

Journal

16

European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging

ISSNs: 2047-2404

Oxford University Press

Journal

13
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Research Network

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Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

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3

Weill Cornell Medical College

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3

Center for Outcomes Research

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Shared Pub. External Organizations

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

External organization: Medical

76

William Beaumont Hospital

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67

Baptist Hospital Miami

External organization: Medical

66

University Hospital Zurich

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62

Tennessee Heart and Vascular Institute

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61
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Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

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Shared Pub. External co-authors

Leslee J. Shaw

External person

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Michael J. Blaha

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Kavitha Chinnaiyan

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69

Todd C. Villines

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67

Filippo Cademartiri

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66
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Mouaz Al-Mallah

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