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

Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Director, Public Health Sciences-Epicare
Professor,
Cardiovascular Sciences Ctr


Contact Information

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

Email: esoliman@wakehealth.edu

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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

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

Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Director, Public Health Sciences-Epicare
Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention
Cardiovascular Sciences Ctr
Center for Public Health Genomics
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism

Research Interests

Electrocardiography; Atrial Fibrillation; Stroke; Risk Assessment; Heart Conduction System
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Contact Information

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

Email: esoliman@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Left ventricular hypertrophy by ECG versus cardiac MRI as a predictor for heart failure. Oseni AO, Qureshi WT, Almahmoud MF, Bertoni AG, Bluemke DA, Hundley WG, Lima JA, Herrington DM, Soliman EZ.. Heart. 2017;103(1):49-54.

Albuminuria, kidney function, and sudden cardiac death: findings from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. Deo R, Khodneva YA, Shlipak MG, Soliman EZ, Judd SE, McClellan WM, Brown TM, Rhodes JD, Gutierrez OM, Shah SJ, Albert CM, Safford MM.. Heart Rhythm. 2017;14(1):65-71.

Frontal QRS-T angle and the risk of atrial fibrillation in the elderly. Jogu HR, O'Neal WT, Broughton ST, Shah AJ, Zhang ZM, Soliman EZ.. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2017;22(2):e12388.

Differential impact of risk factors in blacks and whites in the development of atrial fibrillation: the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. O'Neal WT, Judd SE, Limdi NA, McIntyre WF, Kleindorfer DO, Cushman M, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ.. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2017;4(4):718-724.

Racial differences in the incidence of cardiovascular risk factors in older black and white adults. Howard G, Safford MM, Moy CS, Howard VJ, Kleindorfer DO, Unverzagt FW, Soliman EZ, Flaherty ML, McClure LA, Lackland DT, Wadley VG, Pulley L, Cushman M.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017;65(1):83-90.

Fine particulate air pollution and premature atrial contractions: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study. O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ, Efird JT, Judd SE, Howard VJ, Howard G, McClure LA.. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2017;27(3):271-275.

Digitizing paper electrocardiograms: status and challenges. Waits GS, Soliman EZ.. J Electrocardiol. 2017;50(1):123-130.

Electrocardiographic impact of myocardial diffuse fibrosis and scar: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). Inoue YY, Ambale-Venkatesh B, Mewton N, Volpe GJ, Ohyama Y, Sharma RK, Wu CO, Liu CY, Bluemke DA, Soliman EZ, Lima JA, Ashikaga H.. Radiology. 2017;282(3):690-698.

Genetic risk prediction of atrial fibrillation. Lubitz SA, Yin X, Lin H, Kolek M, Smith JG, Trompet S, Rienstra M, Rost NS, Teixeira P, Almgren P, Anderson CD, Chen LY, Engstrom G, Ford I, Furie KL, Guo X, Larson MG, Lunetta K, Macfarlane PW, Psaty BM, Soliman EZ, Sotoodehnia N, Stott DJ, Taylor KD,.. Circulation. 2017;135(14):1311-1320.

Predictors of electrocardiographic abnormalities in type 1 diabetes: the Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy. O'Neal WT, Lee KE, Soliman EZ, Klein R, Klein BE.. J Endocrinol Invest. 2017;40(3):313-318.

The 4th report of the Working Group on ECG diagnosis of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy [letter]. Bacharova L, Estes HE, Schocken DD, Ugander M, Soliman EZ, Hill JA, Bang LE, Schlegel TT.. J Electrocardiol. 2017;50(1):11-15.

PR-interval components and atrial fibrillation risk (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study). Smith JW, O'Neal WT, Shoemaker MB, Chen LY, Alonso A, Whalen SP, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2017;119(3):466-472.

Electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy predicts atrial fibrillation independent of left ventricular mass. Patel N, O'Neal WT, Whalen SP, Soliman EZ.. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2017;22(3):e12419.

Fine-mapping of QT interval regions in global populations refines previously identified QT interval loci and identifies signals unique to African and Hispanic descent populations. Avery CL, Wassel CL, Richard MA, Highland HM, Bien S, Zubair N, Soliman EZ, Fornage M, Bielinski SJ, Tao R, Seyerle AA, Shah SJ, Lloyd-Jones DM, Buyske S, Rotter JI, Post WS, Rich SS, Hindorff LA, Jeff JM, Shohet RV, Sotoodehnia N, Lin DY, Whitsel EA,.. Heart Rhythm. 2017;14(4):572-580.

Genetic obesity and the risk of atrial fibrillation: causal estimates from Mendelian randomization. Chatterjee NA, Giulianini F, Geelhoed B, Lunetta KL, Misialek JR, Niemeijer MN, Rienstra M, Rose LM, Smith AV, Arking DE, Ellinor PT, Heeringa J, Lin H, Lubitz SA, Soliman EZ, Verweij N, Alonso A, Benjamin EJ, Gudnason V, Stricker BH,.. Circulation. 2017;135(8):741-754.

Repeatability of ectopic beats from 48-hr ambulatory electrocardiography: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Meyer ML, Soliman EZ, Wruck LM, Mosley TH, Wagenknecht LE, Poon AK, Whitsel EA, Alonso A, Heiss G, Loehr LR.. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2017;22(4):e12426.

Cardiac autonomic dysfunction and incidence of atrial fibrillation: results from 20 years follow-up. Agarwal SK, Norby FL, Whitsel EA, Soliman EZ, Chen LY, Loehr LR, Fuster V, Heiss G, Coresh J, Alonso A.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017;69(3):291-299.

A genome-wide interaction analysis of tricyclic/tetracyclic antidepressants and RR and QT intervals: a pharmacogenomics study from the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) consortium. Noordam R, Sitlani CM, Avery CL, Stewart JD, Gogarten SM, Wiggins KL, Trompet S, Warren HR, Sun F, Evans DS, Li X, Li J, Smith AV, Bis JC, Brody JA, Busch EL, Caulfield MJ, Chen YI, Cummings SR, Cupples LA, Duan Q, Franco OH, Mendez-Giraldez R,.. J Med Genet. 2017;54(5):313-323.

Fine particulate air pollution and premature ventricular contractions: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ, Efird JT, Howard VJ, Howard G, McClure LA.. Environ Res. 2017;154():115-119.

Utility of normal findings on electrocardiogram and echocardiogram in subjects greater than or equal to 65 years. Venkatesh S, O'Neal WT, Broughton ST, Shah AJ, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2017;119(6):856-861.

Relation of higher resting heart rate to risk of cardiovascular versus noncardiovascular death. Alhalabi L, Singleton MJ, Oseni AO, Shah AJ, Zhang ZM, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2017;119(7):1003-1007.

Lung function, percent emphysema, and QT duration: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Lung Study. Armstrong HF, Lovasi GS, Soliman EZ, Heckbert SR, Psaty BM, Austin JH, Krishnan JA, Hoffman EA, Johnson C, Budoff MJ, Watson KE, Barr RG.. Respir Med. 2017;123():1-7.

Electrocardiographic intervals associated with incident atrial fibrillation: dissecting the QT interval. Roberts JD, Soliman EZ, Alonso A, Vittinghoff E, Chen LY, Loehr L, Marcus GM.. Heart Rhythm. 2017;14(5):654-660.

Usefulness of maintaining a normal electrocardiogram over time for predicting cardiovascular health. Soliman EZ, Zhang ZM, Chen LY, Tereshchenko LG, Arking D, Alonso A.. Am J Cardiol. 2017;119(2):249-255.

The clinical utility of normal findings on noninvasive cardiac assessment in the prediction of atrial fibrillation. Venkatesh S, O'Neal WT, Broughton ST, Shah AJ, Soliman EZ.. Clin Cardiol. 2017;40(4):200-204.

The 4th report of the Working Group on ECG diagnosis of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy [editorial]. Bacharova L, Estes HE, Schocken DD, Ugander M, Soliman EZ, Hill JA, Bang LE, Schlegel TT.. J Electrocardiol. 2017;50(1):11-15.

Coronary artery calcification and risk of cardiovascular disease and death among patients with chronic kidney disease. Chen J, Budoff MJ, Reilly MP, Yang W, Rosas SE, Rahman M, Zhang X, Roy JA, Lustigova E, Nessel L, Ford V, Raj D, Porter AC, Soliman EZ, Wright JT Jr, Wolf M, He J.. JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(6):635-643.

Feasibility of using mobile ECG recording technology to detect atrial fibrillation in low-resource settings. Evans GF, Shirk A, Muturi P, Soliman EZ.. Glob Heart. 2017;():.

Relation of prolonged P-wave duration to risk of sudden cardiac death in the general population (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study). Maheshwari A, Norby FL, Soliman EZ, Alraies MC, Adabag S, O'Neal WT, Alonso A, Chen LY.. Am J Cardiol. 2017;119(9):1302-1306.

Electrocardiographic abnormalities and cardiovascular disease risk in type 1 diabetes: the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) Study. Soliman EZ, Backlund JC, Bebu I, Orchard TJ, Zinman B, Lachin JM, Zhang ZM, Campbell C, Keasler L, Hensley S, Prineas R.. Diabetes Care. 2017;40(6):793-799.

Relation between estimated cardiorespiratory fitness and atrial fibrillation (from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke study). Bose A, O'Neal WT, Bennett A, Judd SE, Qureshi WT, Sui X, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2017;119(11):1776-1780.

Gender differences in the risk of adverse outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. O'Neal WT, Sandesara P, Hammadah M, Venkatesh S, Samman-Tahhan A, Kelli HM, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2017;119(11):1785-1790.

Echocardiographic predictors of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. O'Neal WT, Sandesara P, Patel N, Venkatesh S, Samman-Tahhan A, Hammadah M, Kelli HM, Soliman EZ.. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;18(7):725-729.

Normal findings on noninvasive cardiac assessment and the prediction of heart failure: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) [abstract]. Broughton S, O'Neal W, Al-Mallah M, Bluemke D, Heckbert S, Lima J, Soliman E.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017;69(11 Suppl):1476.

Blood pressure indices and cardiovascular mortality in diabetics and non diabetics [abstract]. Gomadam P, Qureshi W, Shah A, Freedman B, Bowden DW, Soliman E, Yeboah J.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017;69(11 Suppl):1849.

Discovery of novel heart rate-associated loci using the Exome Chip. van den Berg ME, Warren HR, Cabrera CP, Verweij N, Mifsud B, Haessler J, Bihlmeyer NA, Fu YP, Weiss S, Lin HJ, Grarup N, Li-Gao R, Pistis G, Shah N, Brody JA, Muller-Nurasyid M, Lin H, Mei H, Smith AV, Lyytikainen LP, Hall LM, van Setten J,.. Hum Mol Genet. 2017;26(12):2346-2363.

Circulating ceruloplasmin, ceruloplasmin-associated genes, and the incidence of atrial fibrillation in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Arenas de Larriva AP, Norby FL, Chen LY, Soliman EZ, Hoogeveen RC, Arking DE, Loehr LR, Alonso A.. Int J Cardiol. 2017;241():223-228.

Electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy predicts cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive patients: the ALLHAT study. Bang CN, Soliman EZ, Simpson LM, Davis BR, Devereux RB, Okin PM.. Am J Hypertens. 2017;30(9):914-922.

Mitral annular calcification progression and the risk of atrial fibrillation: results from MESA. O'Neal WT, Efird JT, Nazarian S, Alonso A, Michos ED, Szklo M, Heckbert SR, Soliman EZ.. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;():.

Heart rate and the risk of adverse outcomes in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. O'Neal WT, Sandesara PB, Samman-Tahhan A, Kelli HM, Hammadah M, Soliman EZ.. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2017;24(11):1212-1219.

Electrocardiographic predictors of heart failure with reduced versus preserved ejection fraction: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. O'Neal WT, Mazur M, Bertoni AG, Bluemke DA, Al-Mallah MH, Lima JAC, Kitzman D, Soliman EZ.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017;6(6):e006023.

Risk factors for heart failure in patients with chronic kidney disease: the CRIC (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort) Study. He J, Shlipak M, Anderson A, Roy JA, Feldman HI, Kallem RR, Kanthety R, Kusek JW, Ojo A, Rahman M, Ricardo AC, Soliman EZ, Wolf M, Zhang X, Raj D, Hamm L.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017;6(5):e005336.

Effect of intensive blood pressure lowering on left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with hypertension: SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial. Soliman EZ, Ambrosius WT, Cushman WC, Zhang ZM, Bates JT, Neyra JA, Carson TY, Tamariz L, Ghazi L, Cho ME, Shapiro BP, He J, Fine LJ, Lewis CE.. Circulation. 2017;136(5):440-450.

Electrocardiographic QRS-T angle and the risk of incident silent myocardial infarction in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Tereshchenko L, Soliman EZ.. J Electrocardiol. 2017;50(5):661-666.

Changes in cardiovascular disease risk factors with immediate versus deferred antiretroviral therapy initiation among HIV-positive participants in the START (Strategic Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment) trial. Baker JV, Sharma S, Achhra AC, Bernardino JI, Bogner JR, Duprez D, Emery S, Gazzard B, Gordin J, Grandits G, Phillips AN, Schwarze S, Soliman EZ, Spector SA, Tambussi G, Lundgren J.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017;6(5):e004987.

Electrical risk score beyond the left ventricular ejection fraction: prediction of sudden cardiac death in the Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study and the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Aro AL, Reinier K, Rusinaru C, Uy-Evanado A, Darouian N, Phan D, Mack WJ, Jui J, Soliman EZ, Tereshchenko LG, Chugh SS.. Eur Heart J. 2017;():.

Genome-wide association study of heart rate and its variability in Hispanic/Latino cohorts. Kerr KF, Avery CL, Lin HJ, Raffield LM, Zhang QS, Browning BL, Browning SR, Conomos MP, Gogarten SM, Laurie CC, Sofer T, Thornton TA, Hohensee C, Jackson RD, Kooperberg C, Li Y, Mendez-Giraldez R, Perez MV, Peters U, Reiner AP, Zhang ZM,.. Heart Rhythm. 2017;():.

Abnormal P-wave axis and ischemic stroke: the ARIC study (Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities). Maheshwari A, Norby FL, Soliman EZ, Koene RJ, Rooney MR, O'Neal WT, Alonso A, Chen LY.. Stroke. 2017;48(8):2060-2065.

Electrocardiographic abnormalities and mortality in aging survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Mulrooney DA, Soliman EZ, Ehrhardt MJ, Lu L, Duprez DA, Luepker RV, Armstrong GT, Joshi VM, Green DM, Srivastava D, Krasin MJ, Morris GS, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Ness KK.. Am Heart J. 2017;189():19-27.

Genetic loci associated with heart rate variability and their effects on cardiac disease risk. Nolte IM, Munoz ML, Tragante V, Amare AT, Jansen R, Vaez A, von der Heyde B, Avery CL, Bis JC, Dierckx B, van Dongen J, Gogarten SM, Goyette P, Hernesniemi J, Huikari V, Hwang SJ, Jaju D, Kerr KF, Kluttig A, Krijthe BP, Kumar J, van der Laan SW,.. Nat Commun. 2017;8():15805.

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Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Director, Public Health Sciences-Epicare
Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention
Cardiovascular Sciences Ctr
Center for Public Health Genomics
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism

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