Cardiology Grand Rounds

November 6, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Sarver Heart Center
Event Location Other: 
Room 4137

Dr. Aiden Abidov presents "Diagnostic power of modern myocardial perfusion imaging: integration of perfusion and function findings in patients with CAD and heart failure".

Aiden Abidov, MD, PhD, is an associate professor of medicine and radiology at the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine – Tucson. In 2009, soon after joining the faculty, Dr. Abidov received the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Endowed Chair in Cardiology and worked as chief of cardiology at the UA Medical Center – South Campus from 2009 to 2012. Since 2012, Dr. Abidov is associate chief of the Division of Cardiology at the University of Arizona.

Dr. Abidov is also the medical director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Services for the University of Arizona Health Network. The echocardiography lab at UAMC, led by Dr. Abidov, is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in all clinical areas of echocardiography and provides cutting-edge cardiac imaging services for the University of Arizona Healthcare Network. He is a well-known advanced cardiovascular imaging specialist who is certified in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiovascular CTA and MRI, and peripheral vascular ultrasound.

Dr. Abidov leads multiple funded research and clinical projects targeting early diagnosis, screening and outcomes of cardiovascular disorders and effective utilization of advanced cardiovascular imaging and maintains a busy clinical practice seeing patients in all areas of general cardiology. He has trained multiple cardiology fellows and medical residents who have successfully passed their certification boards and currently practice all over the United States.