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Gautam V. Ramani

Gautam V. Ramani M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Location: UMMC, 22 S. Greene Street, S3B08
Phone: (410) 328-7260
Fax: (410) 328-1048

Personal History:


The Pennsylvania State University
BS in General Science, 1994-1996

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
MD, 1996-2000

Post Graduate Education and Training

University of Pittsburgh
Resident in Internal Medicine, 2000-2003

University of Pittsburgh
Chief Medical Resident, 2003-2004

University of Pittsburgh
Fellow in Cardiovascular Diseases, 2004-2007

Research Interests:

* Post transplant immunosuppression
* Non-PAH pulmonary hypertension

Clinical Speciality:

* ABIM Certified in Internal Medicine, 2003-2013
* ABIM Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases, 2007-2017
* ABIM Certified in Advanced Heart Failure/Transplantation, 2010-2020
* CBNC Certified in Nuclear Cardiology, 2007-2017
* NBE Certified in Echocardiography, 2008-2018


Ramani GV, Park MH. Update on the clinical utility of sildenafil in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Drug Des Devel Ther 2010;25;4:61-70

Wu Y, Ramani GV, Gai Q, Lemon LC, Baer MR. Rare hemoglobinopathy presenting as progressive dyspnea. Am J Hematol 2010;85(5):355-357

Ramani GV, Gurm G, Dilsizian V, Park MH. Noninvasive assessment of right ventricular function: will there be a resurgence in radionuclide imaging techniques? Curr Cardiol Rep 2010;12(2):162-169

Srivastava MC, Ramani GV, Garcia JP, Griffith BP, Uber PA, Park MH. Veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation bridging to pharmacotherapy in pulmonary arterial hypertensive crisis. J Heart Lung Transplant 2010; Apil 21

Ramani GV, Uber PA, Mehra MR. Chronic heart failure: contemporary diagnosis and management. Mayo Clin Proc 2010; 85(2):180-195

Park MH, Ramani GV, Kop WJ, Uber PA, Mehra MR. Exercise-uncovered pulmonary arterial hypertension and pharmacologic therapy: Clinical benefits. J Heart Lung Transplant 2010;29(2):228-229

Ramani GV, Shields J. A 42 year old man with shortness of breath and abdominal pain. Am J Med Sci 2010;339(1):60-64

Ramani GV, Edelman K, Lopez-Candales A. Standard measures of right ventricular function assessment in adults with acute sickle cell crises. Int J Cardiol 2009;132(3):448-450

Ramani GV, Bazaz R, Edelman K, Lopez-Candales A. Pulmonary Hypertension Affects Left Ventricular Twist: A Novel Use for Speckle-Tracking Imaging. Echocardiography. 2008 Nov 19

Ramani GV, McCloskey C, Ramanathan RC, Mathier MA. Safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery in morbidly obese patient with severe systolic heart failure. Clin Cardiol 2008 (11):516-520.

Kochar M, Lopez-Candales A, Ramani GV, Rajagopalan N, Edelman K. Unusual echocardiographic features seen in a case of giant cell myocarditis. Can J Cardiol. 2008 (11): 855-856

McCloskey CA, Ramani GV, Mathier MA, Schauer PR, Eid GM, Mattar SG, Courcoulas AP, Ramanathan R. Bariatric surgery improves cardiac function in morbidly obese patients with severe cardiomyopathy. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2007 Sep-Oct;3(5):503-507.

Ramani GV, Zahid M, Good CB, Macioce A, Sonel AF. Comparison of frequency of new-onset atrial fibrillation or flutter in patients on statins versus not on statins presenting with suspected acute coronary syndrome. Am J Cardiol 2007 August 100(3):404-405.