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David X. Zhao, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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David X. Zhao, M.D.

Section Chief,
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Clinical Interests

Cardiac Critical Care, Interventional Cardiac Catheterization, Valvular Heart Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Disease, Percutaneous Cardiac Interventions, Structural Heart Disease, Cardiac Catheterization, Cardiology (clinical), Cardiology (interventional)

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Additional Languages

Chinese-Shanghai

Education & Training

  • M.D., Shanghai Medical University-China, 1985
  • Ph.D., University Of Queensland-Australia, 1992
  • Residency, Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, 1989
  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Prince Charles Hospital, 1992
  • Fellowship, Transplant Surgery, Vanderbilt Univ Medical School, 1994
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt Univ Medical Center, 1997
  • Fellowship, Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 2000
  • Fellowship, Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 2001

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Memberships

  • Int'l Soc of Heart Transplanta
  • Soc Of Cardiovascular & Interv
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Am Heart Association

NPI Number

  • 1366411159
David X. Zhao, M.D.

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David X. Zhao, M.D.

Section Chief, Cardiology
Professor, Cardiology
Hypertension and Vascular Research Center
Heart Center Administration
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

Research Interests

cardiac function

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Recent Publications

Halliday SJ, Hemnes AR, Robbins IM, Pugh ME, Zhao DX, Piana RN, Fong PP, Brittain EL. Prognostic value of acute vasodilator response in pulmonary arterial hypertension: beyond the 'classic' responders. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015;34(3):312-318.

Schutt RC, Trachtenberg BH, Cooke JP, Traverse JH, Henry TD, Pepine CJ, Willerson JT, Perin EC, Ellis SG, Zhao DX, Bhatnagar A, Johnstone BH, Lai D, Resende M, Ebert RF, Wu JC, Sayre SL, Orozco A, Zierold C, Simari RD, Moye L, Cogle CR, Taylor DA. Bone marrow characteristics associated with changes in infarct size after STEMI: a biorepository evaluation from the CCTRN TIME trial. Circ Res. 2015;116(1):99-107.

Alexander JC, Chawla A, Zhao DX, Beohar N, Abdel-Wahab M. Ask the experts: should the CMS NCD requirement for surgical and interventional co-operators for TAVR procedures be dropped?. Cardiac Intervent Today. 2015;9():68-70.

Gilbert ON, Hermann DD, Alvarez L, Deutsch C, Aldrich A, Sacrinty M, Pu M, Stacey R, Applegate R, Gandhi S, Zhao D. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement customization based on paravalvular aortic regurgitation location [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;65(10 Suppl):A1791.

Robbins IM, Hemnes AR, Pugh ME, Brittain EL, Zhao DX, Piana RN, Fong PP, Newman JH. High prevalence of occult pulmonary venous hypertension revealed by fluid challenge in pulmonary hypertension. Circ Heart Fail. 2014;17(1):116-122.

Harskamp RE, Bonatti JO, Zhao DX, Puskas JD, de Winter RJ, Alexander JH, Halkos ME. Standardizing definitions for hybrid coronary revascularization [editorial]. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014;147(2):556-560.

Cogle CR, Wise E, Meacham AM, Zierold C, Traverse JH, Henry TD, Perin EC, Willerson JT, Ellis SG, Carlson M, Zhao DX, Bolli R, Cooke JP, Anwaruddin S, Bhatnagar A, da Graca Cabreira-Hansen M, Grant MB, Lai D, Moye L, Ebert RF, Olson RE, Sayre SL,. Detailed analysis of bone marrow from patients with ischemic heart disease and left ventricular dysfunction: BM CD34, CD11b, and clonogenic capacity as biomarkers for clinical outcomes. Circ Res. 2014;115(10):867-874.

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Professor, Cardiology

Clinical Interests

Cardiac Critical Care, Interventional Cardiac Catheterization, Valvular Heart Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Disease, Percutaneous Cardiac Interventions, Structural Heart Disease, Cardiac Catheterization, Cardiology (clinical), Cardiology (interventional)
David X. Zhao, M.D.
CP concern for questions/worries
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
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4.6
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4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
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4.5
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4.6
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
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3.5

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