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Specialty

Cardiology;

Language(s) Spoken

English

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

December 2014

Accepting New Patients?

Yes

​​​​Professional Backgr​​ound 

Dr. Mohammad Ghalichi earned his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio in 2006. He completed a three year residency in Internal Medicine and a one year fellowship in Echocardiography at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles in 2009 and 2010, respectively. He completed a three year fellowship in Cardiology The University of Texas at the Texas Medical Center in Houston in 2013. Dr. Ghalichi has been appointed Director of Echocardiography at Kelsey-Seybold​.

Hobbies and Inter​​ests

Dr. Ghalichi enjoys soccer, racquetball and spending time with family and friends.​
​Every patient is special. Every patient’s needs are unique. Every patient has the right to determine their care. A big part of my job is ensuring patients understand the risks and benefits of all the options available and help them make an informed decision.

​​​​​​​​​​​​By Phone

Our Contac​t Center is here to serve you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

713-442-0427​​​​
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Awards & Recognitions

​Dr. Ghalichi was awarded the Cardiac Imaging Outstanding Fellow Award in 2012 by The MD Anderson Cancer Center. He was named Intern-of-the-Year by the USC Department of Medicine in 2007. ​

Pub​​lications

Dr. Ghalichi has contributed to many publications including: 
  • Lee MS, Narayanan M, Rafie R, Qamruddin S, Bamba A, Stek A, Ghalichi M, Daneshvar S, Theraja N, Yadegarova L, Elkayam U, Naqvi TZ. Assessment of Cardiac Structure and Function by Three-Dimensional Echocardiography in Healthy Pregnant Women. Am Soc Echocardiogr 2013, abstract at conference.
  • Narayanan M, Qamruddin S, Lee MS, Bamba A, Stek A, Rafie R, Ghalichi M, Daneshvar S, Yadegarova L, Elkayam U, Naqvi TZ. Correlates of Echo Doppler Changes During Normal Pregnancy. Am Soc Echocardiogr 2013, abstract at conference.
  • Higgins JP, Ali A, Filsoof DM. Cardiology: Clinical Questions. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2012. Print. Senior Advisory Editor of this book.
  • Ghalichi M, Ozhand A, Razavi P, Ranjan R, Mo V, Naqvi TZ. Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction Should Be Routinely Evaluated in Patients Referred for Stress Echocardiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57 E859.
  • Poster presentation: American College of Cardiology annual conference, New Orleans, April 2011.
  • Naqvi TZ, Rafie R, Ghalichi M. Real-Time 3D TEE for the Diagnosis of Right-Sided Endocarditis in Patients with Prosthetic Devices. J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 2010;3;325-327.
  • Ghalichi MS, Sarma RJ, Ismael N. A Ventricular Septum Filleted Down the Middle. Echocardiography. 2009; 26: 469-70.
  • O’Connell CL, Ghalichi M, Boyle S, Vasan S, Boswell W, Razavi P, Grabow K, Mark L, Caton A, Liebman H. Unsuspected Pulmonary Emboli Identified on Routine Cancer Staging MDCT Scans: Impact on Cancer Survival. Blood 2008:112;3818.
  • O’Connell C, Razavi P, Ghalichi M, Boyle S, Vasan S, Mark L, Caton A, Duddalwar V, Boswell W, Grabow K, Liebman HA. Unsuspected Pulmonary Emboli Adversely Impact Survival in Patients with Cancer Undergoing Routine Staging Multi-row Detector Computed Tomography Scanning. J Thromb Haemost 2011; 9: 305–11.
  • Thara E, Thareja N, Ghalichi M, Naqvi TZ, Rahimtoola SH. Football Left Atrium. AM J Med. 2010;123:e3-4.
  • O’Connell C, Mark L, Boswell W, Boyle S, Vasan S, Ghalichi M, Liebman HA. Outcomes in cancer patients with unsuspected pulmonary emboli found on staging CT scans. Thrombosis Research. 2007; 120: S176.
  • Poster presentation: The International Conference on Thrombosis and Hemostasis Issues in Cancer in Bergamo, Italy October 2007.