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Last Name

Behzad Soleimani

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033

• University of Cambridge School of Medicine, Cambridge, England (1988-1994)

• General Surgery Residency, London, England (1995-1999)

• Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of England, FRCS(Eng), (1997)

• Membership of Royal College of Physicians of England, MRCP(UK), (2003)

• Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Imperial College London, England (1999-2001)

• Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, London, England (2002-2006)

• Intercollegiate Board in Cardiothoracic Surgery, FRCS(C-Th), (2005)

• Fellowship in Heart and Lung Transplantation, Harefield Hospital, England (2007-2008)

• Fellowship in Heart Transplantation, Massachusettes General Hospital (2009)

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  1. Prasad A, Singbartl K, Boone J, Soleimani B, Zeriouh M, Loebe M, Koerner M, Oei JE, Brehm CE, Ghodsizad A. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube in a Syncardia™ Total Artificial Heart. Heart Surg Forum. 2016; 19(1):E14-5.
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  2. Koerner MM, Tepolt F, Brehm C, Bressler S, Zeriouh M, Soleimani B, Ruhparwar A, Pae WE, Loebe M, Ghodsizad A. Steroid treatment resolves acute respiratory failure in patient transferred for ECMO. Int J Artif Organs. 2015 Oct; 38(10):572-4.
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  3. Soleimani B, Stephenson ER, Price LC, El-Banayosy A, Pae WE. Clinical Experience With Sternotomy Versus Subcostal Approach for Exchange of HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov; 100(5):1577-80.
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  4. Kiernan MS, Joseph SM, Katz JN, Kilic A, Rich JD, Tallman MP, Van Buren P, Lyons JJ, Bethea B, Eckman P, Gosev I, Lee SS, Soleimani B, Takayama H, Patel CB, Uriel N. Sharing the care of mechanical circulatory support: collaborative efforts of patients/caregivers, shared-care sites, and left ventricular assist device implanting centers. Circ Heart Fail. 2015 May; 8(3):629-35.
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  5. Landis ZC, Soleimani B, Stephenson ER, El-Banayosy A, Pae WE. Severity of end-organ damage as a predictor of outcomes after implantation of left ventricular assist device. ASAIO J. 2015 Mar-Apr; 61(2):127-32.
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  6. Li S, Koerner MM, El-Banayosy A, Soleimani B, Pae WE, Leuenberger UA. Takotsubo's syndrome after mitral valve repair and rescue with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May; 97(5):1777-8.
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  7. Schubert SA, Soleimani B, Pae WE. Hemolysis and Pulmonary Insufficiency following Right Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. Case Rep Transplant. 2012; 2012:376384.
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  8. Soleimani B, Haouzi A, Manoskey A, Stephenson ER, El-Banayosy A, Pae WE. Development of aortic insufficiency in patients supported with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices. ASAIO J. 2012 Jul-Aug; 58(4):326-9.
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  9. Soleimani B, Pae WE. Management of left ventricular distension during peripheral extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiogenic shock. Perfusion. 2012 Jul; 27(4):326-31.
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  10. Soleimani B, Stephenson ER, Pae WE. Technique for insertion of HeartMate II left ventricular assist device inflow cannula. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun; 91(6):2001-2.
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  11. Soleimani B, Fu F, Lake P, Shi VC. Development of a combined heart and carotid artery transplant model to investigate the impact of acute rejection on cardiac allograft vasculopathy. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Apr; 27(4):450-6.
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  12. Soleimani B, Wieczorek G, Katopodis A, Zenke G, George AJ, Hornick PI, Weitz-Schmidt G. Anti-LFA-1 monotherapy prevents neointimal formation in a murine model of transplant intimal hyperplasia. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Jul; 26(7):724-31.
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  13. Soleimani B, Katopodis A, Wieczorek G, George AJ, Hornick PI, Heusser C. Smooth muscle cell proliferation but not neointimal formation is dependent on alloantibody in a murine model of intimal hyperplasia. Clin Exp Immunol. 2006 Dec; 146(3):509-17.
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  14. Soleimani B, Lechler RI, Hornick PI, George AJ. Role of alloantibodies in the pathogenesis of graft arteriosclerosis in cardiac transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2006 Aug; 6(8):1781-5.
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  15. Soleimani B, Shi VC. Experimental models of graft arteriosclerosis. Methods Mol Biol. 2006; 333:401-24.
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  16. Esnault VL, Soleimani B, Keogan MT, Brownlee AA, Jayne DR, Lockwood CM. Association of IgM with IgG ANCA in patients presenting with pulmonary hemorrhage. Kidney Int. 1992 May; 41(5):1304-10.
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