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

Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Director, Public Health Sciences-Epicare
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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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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;():.

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.

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;():.

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;():.

Bundle branch blocks and the risk of mortality in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Loehr L, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ.. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2016;17(6):411-417.

Electrocardiographic measures and prediction of cardiovascular and noncardiovascular death in CKD. Deo R, Shou H, Soliman EZ, Yang W, Arkin JM, Zhang X, Townsend RR, Go AS, Shlipak MG, Feldman HI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016;27(2):559-569.

Effect of intensive blood pressure lowering on incident atrial fibrillation and P-wave indices in the ACCORD blood pressure trial. 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.. Am J Hypertens. 2016;29(11):1276-1282.

Interrelationship between electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy, QT prolongation, and ischaemic stroke: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke study. O'Neal WT, Howard VJ, Kleindorfer D, Kissela B, Judd SE, McClure LA, Cushman M, Howard G, Soliman EZ.. Europace. 2016;18(5):767-772.

Peripheral arterial disease is associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation in the elderly. Griffin WF, Salahuddin T, O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ.. Europace. 2016;18(6):794-798.

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

Association of asymptomatic bradycardia with incident cardiovascular disease and mortality: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Dharod A, Soliman EZ, Dawood F, Chen H, Shea S, Nazarian S, Bertoni AG.. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(2):219-227.

Stroke symptoms as a predictor of future hospitalization. Howard VJ, Safford MM, Allen S, Judd SE, Rhodes JD, Kleindorfer DO, Soliman EZ, Meschia JF, Howard G.. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016;25(3):702-709.

Association of smoking, alcohol, and obesity with cardiovascular death and ischemic stroke in atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study and Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS). Kwon Y, Norby FL, Jensen PN, Agarwal SK, Soliman EZ, Lip GY, Longstreth WT Jr, Alonso A, Heckbert SR, Chen LY.. PLoS One. 2016;11(1):e0147065.

Differences in the role of black race and stroke risk factors for first vs recurrent stroke. Howard G, Kissela BM, Kleindorfer DO, McClure LA, Soliman EZ, Judd SE, Rhodes JD, Cushman M, Moy CS, Sands KA, Howard VJ.. Neurology. 2016;86(7):637-642.

Long-term coarse particulate matter exposure and heart rate variability in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Adhikari R, D'Souza J, Soliman EZ, Burke GL, Daviglus M, Jacobs DR Jr, Park SK, Sheppard L, Thorne PS, Kaufman JD, Larson TV, Adar SD.. Epidemiology. 2016;27(3):405-413.

Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Alonso A, Misialek JR, Michos ED, Eckfeldt J, Selvin E, Soliman EZ, Chen LY, Gross MD, Lutsey PL.. Europace. 2016;18(8):1143-1149.

Prediction of atrial fibrillation in a racially diverse cohort: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Alonso A, Roetker NS, Soliman EZ, Chen LY, Greenland P, Heckbert SR.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5(2):e003077.

Interleukin-6 is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation in chronic kidney disease: findings from the CRIC Study. Amdur RL, Mukherjee M, Go A, Barrows IR, Ramezani A, Shoji J, Reilly MP, Gnanaraj J, Deo R, Roas S, Keane M, Master S, Teal V, Soliman EZ, Yang P, Feldman H, Kusek JW, Tracy CM, Raj DS.. PLoS One. 2016;11(2):e0148189.

Rates of atrial fibrillation in black versus white patients with pacemakers. Kamel H, Kleindorfer DO, Bhave PD, Cushman M, Levitan EB, Howard G, Soliman EZ.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5(2):e002492.

Cardiac outcomes in adult survivors of childhood cancer exposed to cardiotoxic therapy: a cross-sectional study. Mulrooney DA, Armstrong GT, Huang S, Ness KK, Ehrhardt MJ, Joshi VM, Plana JC, Soliman EZ, Green DM, Srivastava D, Santucci A, Krasin MJ, Robison LL, Hudson MM.. Ann Intern Med. 2016;164(2):93-101.

Impact of awareness and patterns of nonhospitalized atrial fibrillation on the risk of mortality: the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. O'Neal WT, Efird JT, Judd SE, McClure LA, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ.. Clin Cardiol. 2016;39(2):103-110.

Bidirectional association between atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure in the elderly. O'Neal WT, Qureshi W, Zhang ZM, Soliman EZ.. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2016;17(3):181-186.

Association of glucose homeostasis measures with heart rate variability among Hispanic/Latino adults without diabetes: the Hispanic community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). Meyer ML, Gotman NM, Soliman EZ, Whitsel EA, Arens R, Cai J, Daviglus ML, Denes P, Gonzalez HM, Moreiras J, Talavera GA, Heiss G.. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2016;15(1):45.

Progression of electrocardiographic abnormalities in type 1 diabetes during 16 years of follow-up: the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) study. Soliman EZ, Backlund JY, Bebu I, Li Y, Zhang ZM, Cleary PA, Lachin JM.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5(3):e002882.

Twenty-eight genetic loci associated with ST-T wave amplitudes of the electrocardiogram. Verweij N, Mateo Leach I, Isaacs A, Arking DE, Bis JC, Pers TH, van den Berg ME, Lyytikainen LP, Barnett P, Wang X, Soliman EZ, van Duijn CM, Kahonen M, van Veldhuisen DJ, Kors JA, Raitakari OT, Silva CT, Lehtimaki T, Hillege HL, Hirschhorn JN, Boyer LA,.. Hum Mol Genet. 2016;25(10):2093-2103.

The influence of left atrial enlargement on the relationship between atrial fibrillation and stroke. Broughton ST, O'Neal WT, Salahuddin T, Soliman EZ.. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016;25(6):1396-1402.

Electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy as a predictor of cardiovascular disease independent of left ventricular anatomy in subjects aged greater than or equal to 65 years. Leigh JA, O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2016;117(11):1831-1835.

Electrocardiographic advanced interatrial block and atrial fibrillation risk in the general population. O'Neal WT, Zhang ZM, Loehr LR, Chen LY, Alonso A, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2016;117(11):1755-1759.

Systematic review and meta-analysis of mortality and digoxin use in atrial fibrillation. Qureshi W, O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ, Al-Mallah MH.. Cardiol J. 2016;23(3):333-343.

Global electric heterogeneity risk score for prediction of sudden cardiac death in the general population: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) and Cardiovascular Health (CHS) Studies. Waks JW, Sitlani CM, Soliman EZ, Kabir M, Ghafoori E, Biggs ML, Henrikson CA, Sotoodehnia N, Biering-Sorensen T, Agarwal SK, Siscovick DS, Post WS, Solomon SD, Buxton AE, Josephson ME, Tereshchenko LG.. Circulation. 2016;133(23):2222-2234.

Race and sex differences in the incidence and prognostic significance of silent myocardial infarction in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Rodriguez CJ, Loehr L, Rosamond WD, Kitzman D, Couper D, Soliman EZ.. Circulation. 2016;133(22):2141-2148.

Carotid atherosclerosis and stroke in atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Bekwelem W, Jensen PN, Norby FL, Soliman EZ, Agarwal SK, Lip GY, Pan W, Folsom AR, Longstreth WT Jr, Alonso A, Heckbert SR, Chen LY.. Stroke. 2016;47(6):1643-1646.

Is there an association between the prevalence of atrial fibrillation and severity and control of hypertension? The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study. Bhatt H, Gamboa CM, Safford MM, Soliman E, Glasser SP.. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2016;10(7):578-586.e5.

Sodium excretion and the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease. Mills KT, Chen J, Yang W, Appel LJ, Kusek JW, Alper A, Delafontaine P, Keane MG, Mohler E, Ojo A, Rahman M, Ricardo AC, Soliman EZ, Steigerwalt S, Townsend R, He J.. JAMA. 2016;315(20):2200-2210.

Advanced interatrial block and ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. O'Neal WT, Kamel H, Zhang ZM, Chen LY, Alonso A, Soliman EZ.. Neurology. 2016;87(4):352-356.

Atrial fibrillation and cardiovascular outcomes in the elderly. O'Neal WT, Salahuddin T, Broughton ST, Soliman EZ.. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016;39(9):907-913.

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Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

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

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