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Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Additional Languages

Arabic

Education & Training

  • M.B.,B.Ch., Cairo University Medical School-Egypt, 1990
  • M.Sc., Free Standing Institution-Egypt, 1997
  • M.S., WFU School of Medicine, 2008

Memberships

  • Am Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Int'L Soc For Computerized Ele
  • World Medical Assn
Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Director, Public Health Sciences-Epicare
Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention
Center for Integrative Medicine
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism
Center for Public Health Genomics
Cardiology

Research Interests

atherosclerosis/thrombosis, cardiac function, communication/speech/hearing, diabetes, epidemiology, health services, research/outc, infectious diseases, minority health issues, neurosciences/behavior, obesity, other, prevention, transplantation, vascular diseases

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-8632 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: esoliman@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Rangel MO, O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ. Usefulness of the electrocardiographic P-wave axis as a predictor of atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2016;117(1):100-104.

Bradford N, Shah AJ, Usoro A, Haisty WK Jr, Soliman EZ. Abnormal electrocardiographic QRS transition zone and risk of mortality in individuals free of cardiovascular disease. Europace. 2015;17(1):131-136.

O'Neal WT, Efird JT, Nazarian S, Alonso A, Heckbert SR, Soliman EZ. Mitral annular calcification and incident atrial fibrillation in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Europace. 2015;17(3):358-363.

Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Haisty WK Jr, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond WD, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic repolarization-related predictors of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac deaths in men and women with cardiovascular disease in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. J Electrocardiol. 2015;48(1):101-111.

Wang YG, Wu HT, Daubechies I, Li Y, Estes EH, Soliman EZ. Automated J wave detection from digital 12-lead electrocardiogram. J Electrocardiol. 2015;48(1):21-28.

Al Rifai M, Schneider AL, Alonso A, Maruthur N, Parrinello CM, Astor BC, Hoogeveen RC, Soliman EZ, Chen LY, Ballantyne CM, Halushka MK, Selvin E. sRAGE, inflammation, and risk of atrial fibrillation: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. J Diabetes Complications. 2015;29(2):180-185.

Bacharova L, Chen H, Estes EH, Mateasik A, Bluemke DA, Lima JA, Burke GL, Soliman EZ. Determinants of discrepancies in detection and comparison of the prognostic significance of left ventricular hypertrophy by electrocardiogram and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Am J Cardiol. 2015;115(4):515-522.

Filion KB, Agarwal SK, Ballantyne CM, Eberg M, Hoogeveen RC, Huxley RR, Loehr LR, Nambi V, Soliman EZ, Alonso A. High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and the risk of incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Am Heart J. 2015;169(1):31-38.e3.

Magnani JW, Zhu L, Lopez F, Pencina MJ, Agarwal SK, Soliman EZ, Benjamin EJ, Alonso A. P-wave indices and atrial fibrillation: cross-cohort assessments from the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) and Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Am Heart J. 2015;169(1):53-61.e1.

Okwuosa TM, Soliman EZ, Lopez F, Williams KA, Alonso A, Ferdinand KC. Left ventricular hypertrophy and cardiovascular disease risk prediction and reclassification in blacks and whites: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Am Heart J. 2015;169(1):155-161.e5.

Rodriguez CJ, Soliman EZ, Alonso A, Swett K, Okin PM, Goff DC Jr, Heckbert SR. Atrial fibrillation incidence and risk factors in relation to race-ethnicity and the population attributable fraction of atrial fibrillation risk factors: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Ann Epidemiol. 2015;25(2):71-76.e1.

Waks JW, Soliman EZ, Henrikson CA, Sotoodehnia N, Han L, Agarwal SK, Arking DE, Siscovick DS, Solomon SD, Post WS, Josephson ME, Coresh J, Tereshchenko LG. Beat-to-beat spatiotemporal variability in the T vector is associated with sudden cardiac death in participants without left ventricular hypertrophy: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015;4(1):e001357.

Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Loehr L, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ. Bundle branch blocks and the risk of mortality in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2015;():.

Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Loehr L, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ. Ventricular conduction defects and the risk of incident heart failure in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. J Card Fail. 2015;21(4):307-312.

Kamel H, Bartz TM, Longstreth WT Jr, Okin PM, Thacker EL, Patton KK, Stein PK, Gottesman RF, Heckbert SR, Kronmal RA, Elkind MS, Soliman EZ. Association between left atrial abnormality on ECG and vascular brain injury on MRI in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Stroke. 2015;46(3):711-716.

O'Neal WT, Almahmoud MF, Soliman EZ. Resting heart rate and incident atrial fibrillation in the elderly. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2015;38(5):591-597.

O'Neal WT, Lakoski SG, Qureshi W, Judd SE, Howard G, Howard VJ, Cushman M, Soliman EZ. Relation between cancer and atrial fibrillation (from the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study). Am J Cardiol. 2015;115(8):1090-1094.

Soliman E, Sharma S, Arasteh K, Wohl D, Achhra A, Tambussi G, O'Connor J, Stein J, Duprez D, Neaton J, Phillips A. Baseline cardiovascular risk in the INSIGHT Strategic Timing of AntiRetroviral Treatment (START) trial. HIV Med. 2015;16(Suppl 1):46-54.

Arguelles W, Llabre MM, Sacco RL, Penedo FJ, Carnethon M, Gallo LC, Lee DJ, Catellier DJ, Gonzalez HM, Holub C, Loehr LR, Soliman EZ, Schneiderman N. Characterization of metabolic syndrome among diverse Hispanics/Latinos living in the United States: latent class analysis from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). Int J Cardiol. 2015;184():373-379.

O'Neal WT, Efird JT, Kamel H, Nazarian S, Alonso A, Heckbert SR, Longstreth WT Jr, Soliman EZ. The association of the QT interval with atrial fibrillation and stroke: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Clin Res Cardiol. 2015;104(9):743-750.

O'Neal WT, Qureshi W, Li Y, Soliman EZ. RSR' pattern and the risk of mortality in men and women free of cardiovascular disease. J Electrocardiol. 2015;48(3):430-433.

O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ, Qureshi W, Alonso A, Heckbert SR, Herrington D. Sustained pre-hypertensive blood pressure and incident atrial fibrillation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2015;9(3):191-196.

O'Neal WT, Tanner RM, Efird JT, Baber U, Alonso A, Howard VJ, Howard G, Muntner P, Soliman EZ. Atrial fibrillation and incident end-stage renal disease: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. Int J Cardiol. 2015;185():219-223.

Agarwal SK, Chao J, Peace F, Judd SE, Kissela B, Kleindorfer D, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Premature ventricular complexes on screening electrocardiogram and risk of ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2015;46(5):1365-1367.

Almahmoud MF, O'Neal WT, Qureshi W, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic versus echocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy in prediction of congestive heart failure in the elderly. Clin Cardiol. 2015;38(6):365-370.

Kwon Y, Gharib SA, Biggs ML, Jacobs DR Jr, Alonso A, Duprez D, Lima J, Lin GM, Soliman EZ, Mehra R, Redline S, Heckbert SR. Association of sleep characteristics with atrial fibrillation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Thorax. 2015;70(9):873-879.

Soliman EZ, Lopez F, O'Neal WT, Chen LY, Bengtson L, Zhang ZM, Loehr L, Cushman M, Alonso A. Atrial fibrillation and risk of ST-segment-elevation versus non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Circulation. 2015;131(21):1843-1850.

Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Whitsel EA, Tereshchenko L, Soliman EZ. A wide QRS/T angle in bundle branch blocks is associated with increased risk for coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. J Electrocardiol. 2015;48(4):672-677.

Zulqarnain MA, Qureshi WT, O'Neal WT, Shah AJ, Soliman EZ. Risk of mortality associated with QT and JT intervals at different levels of QRS duration (from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey). Am J Cardiol. 2015;116(1):74-78.

Qureshi WT, O'Neal WT, Khodneva Y, Judd S, Safford MM, Muntner P, Soliman EZ. Association between opioid use and atrial fibrillation: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(6):1058-1060.

Estes EH, Zhang ZM, Li Y, Tereschenko LG, Soliman EZ. The Romhilt-Estes left ventricular hypertrophy score and its components predict all-cause mortality in the general population. Am Heart J. 2015;170(1):104-109.

Chacko BG, Edwards MS, Sharrett AR, Qureshi WT, Klein BE, Klein R, Herrington DM, Soliman EZ. Microvasculature and incident atrioventricular conduction abnormalities in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Vasc Med. 2015;20(5):417-423.

O'Neal WT, Qureshi W, Judd SE, Glasser SP, Ghazi L, Pulley L, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Perceived stress and atrial fibrillation: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke study. Ann Behav Med. 2015;49(6):802-808.

Deo R, Shou H, Soliman EZ, Yang W, Arkin JM, Zhang X, Townsend RR, Go AS, Shlipak MG, Feldman HI. Electrocardiographic measures and prediction of cardiovascular and noncardiovascular death in CKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015;27():.

O'Neal WT, Almahmoud MF, Qureshi WT, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy in the prediction of stroke in the elderly. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015;24(9):1991-1997.

Bapat A, Zhang Y, Post WS, Guallar E, Soliman EZ, Heckbert SR, Lima J, Bertoni AG, Alonso A, Nazarian S. Relation of physical activity and incident atrial fibrillation (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). Am J Cardiol. 2015;116(6):883-888.

Kamel H, O'Neal WT, Okin PM, Loehr LR, Alonso A, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic left atrial abnormality and stroke subtype in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Ann Neurol. 2015;78(5):670-678.

Misialek JR, Bekwelem W, Chen LY, Loehr LR, Agarwal SK, Soliman EZ, Norby FL, Alonso A. Association of white blood cell count and differential with the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0136219.

O'Neal WT, Qureshi WT, Judd SE, Bowling CB, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Effect of falls on frequency of atrial fibrillation and mortality risk (from the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study). Am J Cardiol. 2015;116(8):1213-1218.

O'Neal WT, Qureshi WT, Judd SE, Meschia JF, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Heart rate and ischemic stroke: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. Int J Stroke. 2015;():.

Alonso A, Bahnson JL, Gaussoin SA, Bertoni AG, Johnson KC, Lewis CE, Vetter M, Mantzoros CS, Jeffery RW, Soliman EZ, Espeland MA. Effect of an intensive lifestyle intervention on atrial fibrillation risk in individuals with type 2 diabetes: the Look AHEAD randomized trial. Am Heart J. 2015;170(4):770-777.e5.

Kamel H, Hunter M, Moon YP, Yaghi S, Cheung K, Di Tullio MR, Okin PM, Sacco RL, Soliman EZ, Elkind MS. Electrocardiographic left atrial abnormality and risk of stroke: Northern Manhattan Study. Stroke. 2015;46(11):3208-3212.

Nouraie M, Kansal V, Belfonte C, Chazvini M, Haidari T, Shahnazi A, Brim H, Soliman EZ, Ashktorab H. Atrial fibrillation and colonic neoplasia in African Americans. PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0135609.

O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ, Howard G, Howard VJ, Safford MM, Cushman M, Zakai NA. Inflammation and hemostasis in atrial fibrillation and coronary heart disease: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study. Atherosclerosis. 2015;243(1):192-197.

Bush N, Gower B, Pearson K, Judd S, Shikany J, Howard V, Soliman S, Howard G. Increased carbohydrate intake and glycemic load are associated with left ventricular hypertrophy [abstract]. FASEB J. 2015;29(Suppl 1):736.31.

Chen LY, Bigger JT, Hickey KT, Chen H, Lopez-Jimenez C, Banerji MA, Evans G, Fleg JL, Papademetriou V, Thomas A, Woo V, Seaquist ER, Soliman EZ. Effect of intensive blood pressure lowering on incident atrial fibrillation and p-wave indices in the ACCORD blood pressure trial. Am J Hypertens. 2015;():.

Gower B, Bush N, Pearson K, Judd S, Shikany J, Howard V, Soliman E, Howard G. Greater fasting insulin is associated with prevalent hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy in Black and White adults [abstract]. FASEB J. 2015;29(Suppl 1):906.8.

Lorenzi GM, Braffett BH, Arends VL, Danis RP, Diminick L, Klumpp KA, Morrison AD, Soliman EZ, Steffes MW, Cleary PA. Quality control measures over 30 years in a multicenter clinical study: results from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial / Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC) study. PLoS One. 2015;10(11):e0141286.

O'Neal WT, Howard VJ, Kleindorfer D, Kissela B, Judd SE, McClure LA, Cushman M, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Interrelationship between electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy, QT prolongation, and ischaemic stroke: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke study. Europace. 2015;():.

O'Neal WT, Qureshi WT, Judd SE, McClure LA, Cushman M, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Environmental tobacco smoke and atrial fibrillation: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. J Occup Environ Med. 2015;57(11):1154-1158.

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