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

Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

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Associate Professor,



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
Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Center for Integrative Medicine
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

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;():.

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;():.

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;():.

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;():.

Soliman EZ, Safford MM, Muntner P, Khodneva Y, Dawood FZ, Zakai NA, Thacker EL, Judd S, Howard VJ, Howard G, Herrington DM, Cushman M. Atrial fibrillation and the risk of myocardial infarction. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(1):E107-E114.

Soliman EZ, Cammarata M, Li Y. Explaining the inconsistent associations of PR interval with mortality: the role of P-duration contribution to the length of PR interval. Heart Rhythm. 2014;11(1):93-98.

Li Y, Shah AJ, Soliman EZ. Effect of electrocardiographic P-wave axis on mortality. Am J Cardiol. 2014;113(2):372-376.

Usoro AO, Bradford N, Shah AJ, Soliman EZ. Risk of mortality in individuals with low QRS voltage and free of cardiovascular disease. Am J Cardiol. 2014;113(9):1514-1517.

Whitman IR, Patel VV, Soliman EZ, Bluemke DA, Praestgaard A, Jain A, Herrington D, Lima JA, Kawut SM. Validity of the surface electrocardiogram criteria for right ventricular hypertrophy: the MESA-RV Study (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis-Right Ventricle). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(7):672-681.

Snyder ML, Soliman EZ, Whitsel EA, Gellert KS, Heiss G. Short-term repeatability of electrocardiographic P wave indices and PR interval. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(2):257-263.

Dawood FZ, Roediger MP, Grandits G, Miller D, Fisher M, Zhang ZM, Hodder S, Hoy JF, Lundgren JD, Neaton JD, Soliman EZ. Determinants of developing widened spatial QRS-T angle in HIV-infected individuals: results from the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy [SMART] Study. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(2):264-271.

Cox AJ, Azeem A, Yeboah J, Soliman EZ, Aggarwal SR, Bertoni AG, Carr JJ, Freedman BI, Herrington DM, Bowden DW. Heart rate-corrected QT interval is an independent predictor of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in individuals with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2014;37(5):1454-1461.

Chrispin J, Jain A, Soliman EZ, Guallar E, Alonso A, Heckbert SR, Bluemke DA, Lima JA, Nazarian S. Association of electrocardiographic and imaging surrogates of left ventricular hypertrophy with incident atrial fibrillation: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(19):2007-2013.

Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Haisty WK Jr, Gregg RE, Warren J, Horacek MB, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ. Race- and sex-associated differences in rate-adjusted QT, QTpeak, ST elevation and other regional measures of repolarization: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(3):342-350.

Gellert KS, Rautaharju P, Snyder ML, Whitsel EA, Matsushita K, Heiss G, Soliman EZ. Short-term repeatability of electrocardiographic Tpeak-Tend and QT intervals. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(3):356-361.

McClure LA, Kleindorfer DO, Kissela BM, Cushman M, Soliman EZ, Howard G. Assessing the performance of the Framingham Stroke Risk Score in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke cohort. Stroke. 2014;45(6):1716-1720.

Alonso A, Misialek JR, Amiin MA, Hoogeveen RC, Chen LY, Agarwal SK, Loehr LR, Soliman EZ, Selvin E. Circulating levels of liver enzymes and incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities cohort. Heart. 2014;100(19):1511-1516.

Huxley RR, Misialek JR, Agarwal SK, Loehr LR, Soliman EZ, Chen LY, Alonso A. Physical activity, obesity, weight change and risk of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014;7(4):620-625.

Li J, Agarwal SK, Alonso A, Blecker S, Chamberlain AM, London SJ, Loehr LR, McNeill AM, Poole C, Soliman EZ, Heiss G. Airflow obstruction, lung function, and incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Circulation. 2014;129(9):971-980.

Qureshi W, Shah AJ, Salahuddin T, Soliman EZ. Long-term mortality risk in individuals with atrial or ventricular premature complexes (results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey). Am J Cardiol. 2014;114(1):59-64.

Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Loehr L, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ. Usefulness of electrocardiographic QRS/T angles with versus without bundle branch blocks to predict heart failure (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study). Am J Cardiol. 2014;114(3):412-418.

Ilkhanoff L, Soliman EZ, Prineas RJ, Walsh JA III, Ning H, Liu K, Carr JJ, Jacobs DR Jr, Lloyd-Jones DM. Clinical characteristics and outcomes associated with the natural history of early repolarization in a young, biracial cohort followed to middle age: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014;7(3):392-399.

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