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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; Atherosclerosis
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Contact Information

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

Email: esoliman@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

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.

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;():.

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;():.

Racial and ethnic differences in atrial fibrillation risk factors and predictors in women: findings from the Women's Health Initiative. Rodriguez F, Stefanick ML, Greenland P, Soliman EZ, Manson JE, Parikh N, Martin LW, Larson JC, Hlatky M, Nassir R, Cene CW, Rodriguez BL, Albert C, Perez MV.. Am Heart J. 2016;176():70-77.

Atrial fibrillation and myocardial infarction: a systematic review and appraisal of pathophysiologic mechanisms. Violi F, Soliman EZ, Pignatelli P, Pastori D.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5(5):e003347.

Risk of early mortality after placement of a temporary-permanent pacemaker. Dawood FZ, Boerkircher A, Rubery B, Hire D, Soliman EZ.. J Electrocardiol. 2016;49(4):530-535.

Where to focus efforts to reduce the black-white disparity in stroke mortality: incidence versus case fatality?. Howard G, Moy CS, Howard VJ, McClure LA, Kleindorfer DO, Kissela BM, Judd SE, Unverzagt FW, Soliman EZ, Safford MM, Cushman M, Flaherty ML, Wadley VG.. Stroke. 2016;47(7):1893-1898.

Effect of the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) on conduction system disease. Dewland TA, Soliman EZ, Davis BR, Magnani JW, Yamal JM, Piller LB, Haywood LJ, Alonso A, Albert CM, Marcus GM.. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(8):1085-1092.

Gender, race, age, and regional differences in the association of pulse pressure with atrial fibrillation: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke study. Ghazi L, Safford MM, Khodneva Y, O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ, Glasser SP.. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2016;10(8):625-632.e1.

Reference ranges for short-term heart rate variability measures in individuals free of cardiovascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). O'Neal WT, Chen LY, Nazarian S, Soliman EZ.. J Electrocardiol. 2016;49(5):686-690.

Racial differences in atrial fibrillation-related cardiovascular disease and mortality: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Magnani JW, Norby FL, Agarwal SK, Soliman EZ, Chen LY, Loehr LR, Alonso A.. JAMA Cardiol. 2016;1(4):433-441.

Electrocardiographic predictors of incident atrial fibrillation. Nguyen KT, Vittinghoff E, Dewland TA, Mandyam MC, Stein PK, Soliman EZ, Heckbert SR, Marcus GM.. Am J Cardiol. 2016;118(5):714-719.

Biomarkers and the prediction of atrial fibrillation: state of the art. O'Neal WT, Venkatesh S, Broughton ST, Griffin WF, Soliman EZ.. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2016;12():297-303.

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. 2016;():.

An electrocardiogram-based risk equation for incident cardiovascular disease from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Shah AJ, Vaccarino V, Janssens AC, Flanders WD, Kundu S, Veledar E, Wilson PW, Soliman EZ.. JAMA Cardiol. 2016;():.

Investigation of selection bias in the association of race with prevalent atrial fibrillation in a national cohort study: REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS). Thacker EL, Soliman EZ, Pulley L, Safford MM, Howard G, Howard VJ.. Ann Epidemiol. 2016;26(8):534-539.

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. 2016;():.

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. 2016;():.

Fine-mapping, novel loci identification, and SNP association transferability in a genome-wide association study of QRS duration in African Americans. Evans DS, Avery CL, Nalls MA, Li G, Barnard J, Smith EN, Tanaka T, Butler AM, Buxbaum SG, Alonso A, Arking DE, Berenson GS, Bis JC, Buyske S, Carty CL, Chen W, Chung MK, Cummings SR, Deo R, Eaton CB, Fox ER, Heckbert SR, Heiss G, Hindorff LA,.. Hum Mol Genet. 2016;():.

Whole exome sequencing in atrial fibrillation. Lubitz SA, Brody JA, Bihlmeyer NA, Roselli C, Weng LC, Christophersen IE, Alonso A, Boerwinkle E, Gibbs RA, Bis JC, Cupples LA, Mohler PJ, Nickerson DA, Muzny D, Perez MV, Psaty BM, Soliman EZ, Sotoodehnia N, Lunetta KL, Benjamin EJ, Heckbert SR,.. PLoS One. 2016;12(9):e1006284.

Low heart rate variability in a 2-minute electrocardiogram recording is associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in the general population: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Maheshwari A, Norby FL, Soliman EZ, Adabag S, Whitsel EA, Alonso A, Chen LY.. PLoS One. 2016;11(8):e0161648.

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

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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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