Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience male
Dr. Assad is an interventional cardiologist with deep interest in the incorporation of exponential technologies to improve healthcare. He has a special interest in information technology and computer sciences as well. Early in his career he was granted the young investigator award by The Mexican Society of Cardiology for his research on genetic markers in acute coronary syndromes. Shortly after graduating from medical school he initiated a year of heart failure research at The Methodist DeBakey heart center. Here he became the first to demonstrate the presence of anti-cardiac antibodies in the failing myocardium. His findings have been the foundation of several award winning projects and ongoing research in the heart failure and transplant laboratory. Recently was awarded the 1st place for best international research project awardt
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Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.
Cardiology, Board Certified
United States: California
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Dec 30, 2015
Dr. Assad is an excellent physician
Feb 13, 2015
Sure wish you were a little closer I could use a caring responsive doctor like yourself. Thank you so much for the helpful responses
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Assad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training
Institute of Technical-Superior Studies of Monterrey, Mexico
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH GAL
The Methodist DeBakey Heart Center
UAMS MEDICAL CENTER
Fogarty Institute for Innovation and El Camino Hospital
1st Place in the XXIII National Congress of Biomedical Investigation. The Polymorphisms -455 G/A and -148C/T and the levels of fibrinogen as a biomarker for Coronary Artery Disease
2007 YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD at The Mexican Society of Cardiology Meeting Molecular determination of genetic markers in acute coronary syndromes and its relationship to adverse cardiovascular events
2008 1st Place Research Presentation. The American College of Physicians 2008 Texas Meeting. REVERSE REMODELING OF FAILING MYOCARDIUM IS ASSOCIATED WITH DECREASED DEPOSITION OF ANTI-CARDIAC ANTIBODIES: INITIAL RESULTS OF PLASMAPHERESIS AS A NOVEL THERAPY FOR HEART FAILURE
El Camino Hospital (ECH), Mountain View
Fogarty Institute for Innovation