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Specialty

Cardiology

Language(s) Spoken

English; Farsi

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

September 2020

Accepting New Patients?

Yes

Professional Background

Dr. Caroline Marzbani earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at Tehran Azad Medical University. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Mount Sinai Hospital prior to her Cardiovascular fellowship training at Texas Tech University. She followed with a dedicated advanced fellowship in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology at Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Marzbani joined Kelsey-Seybold in September 2020.

Professional Associations

Dr. Marzbani is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Society of Transplantation, the Heart Failure Society of America, and the International Society of Heart Lung Transplantation.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Marzbani enjoys swimming, mountain climbing, tennis, hot yoga, dancing, reading, and playing Santoro (a Persian musical instrument).


​My principle role is to provide the patient with an accurate diagnosis and information about their medical condition with options for prevention and treatment and to apply state-of-the-art advances in this rapidly growing and constantly changing field of cardiology.

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Awards & Recognitions


  • 2020: American Society of Transplantation Cutting Edge of Transplantation Young Innovator Award

Research

  • 2002-2003, Author, Day General hospital

  • Microscopic evaluation of heart. Advisor: Jami Shakibi, M.D., pediatric cardiologist.

  • 2007-2008, Post-doctoral research, Tehran Azad Medical University

  • Relationship between chronic idiopathic urticarial and Helicobacter pylori.

  • 2009-2010, Author, Tehran Medical University, Cardiology Department.

  • Follow up in patients with acute myocardial infarction who undergo PCI versus medical treatment.

  • 2012-2014, Author, Tehran Medical University, Internal medicine Department. Association between urinary adiponectin level and renal involvement in systemic lupus erythematous.

  • 2013-2016, Author, Mount Sinai Hospital, Code Sepsis protocol in reduction of mortality and morbidity

  • 2014-2016, Author, Mount Sinai Hospital, Efficacy of hypothermia protocol in patients with ST elevation MI.

  • 05/2017-07/2017, Author, case report, Texas Tech University, Aortic coarctation in elderly patient revealed by CHF and CAD

  • 03/2017-12/2017, Author, Texas Tech University, Correlation of D-dimer with BNP in decompensated heart failure: A relationship that needs more definition.

  • 07/2017-11/2017, Author, Texas Tech University, PAPi shows a stronger correlation with RAP versus RVSWI in both HFrEF and HFpEF.

  • 09/2019, Glucocorticoids in transplant – book chapter, under review.

  • 10/2019, Prevalence of prostate cancer and bladder cancer in cardiac amyloidosis.

  • 11/19-01/2020, Impact of race and gender on wait-list mortality in heart transplantation.

Presentations


  • 12/2017 – PAPi shows a stronger correlation with RAP versus RVSWI in both HFrEF and HFpEF. Author: Nandini Nair, M.D., Ph.D., Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist, presented at ISHLT 38th meeting in April 2018.

  • 03/2017 - 12/2017 – Correlation of D-dimer with BNP in decompensated heart failure: A relationship that needs more definition presented at ISHLT 39th meeting in April 2019

  • 09/2019 – Glucocorticoids in transplant – book chapter, under review

  • 11/2019 – Heart and double lung transplantation in Cardiac sarcoidosis presented at Dr. George P. Noon Conference, DeBakey Cardiovascular Center

  • 12/19 – Antibody mediated rejection in heart transplant, presented at DeBakey Cardiovascular Center

  • 11/19 - 01/2020 – Impact of race and gender on wait-list mortality in heart transplantation, presented at American Society of Transplantation Cutting Edge of Transplantation conference in March 2020.