Dr.Massoud Ghasemi

Personal Information

  • Name: Massoud Ghasemi
  • Date of Birth: 26.02.1960
  • Email: ghasemi@iranathero.ir
  • Mailing Address: No 9, No 45, the corner of Hafezi St, Derakhti St, Dadman Boulevard, Shahrak Gharb, Tehran, Iran. Postal code: 1981617995
  • Telephones: +98 22387706 , +989121088865

 

Interventional Cardiology Profession

Current Positions:

  • Chairman of Iranian Society of Atherosclerosis.
  • President of the International Congress of Cardiovascular Updates
  • Consultant, Interventional Cardiologist, Attending Cardiologist, Imam Khomeini Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Tehran, Iran.
  • Director, Research Center of Endovascular Intervention & President of International Meeting of Cardiovascular Updates.
  • Director, Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology, Payambaran Hospital. Tehran, Iran.
  • Director, Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology, Laleh  Hospital. Tehran, Iran.
  • Director, Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology, Sasan Hospital. Tehran
  • Chairman of Arya Atherosclerosis Journal
  • Executive Director of Endovascular Journal (official Journal of Research Center of Endovascular Intervention)
  • Head of scientific committee, BAM Riding school
  • Director, Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology, Bahman Hospital. Tehran
  • Iran's representative in WHO for non-communicable diseases (Influenza prevention in high risk population)
  • Interventional Cardiologist of Pars Hospital. Tehran, Iran.

 

Scientific/Managerial Activities:

 

  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology (FCAPSC)
  • Fellow of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1992-Current
  • Dyslipidemia Advisory board, Feb 2017, Amgen, Tehran, Iran.
  • Hypertension Advisory board; Novartis, Nov, 2017, Tehran, Iran
  • FOURIER Advisory Board; Amgen, Dec 2017, Tehran , Iran.
  • Cardiology Advisory board, MERCK, Dec 2017, Rome, Italy.   
  • President, Heart & New Technology Meeting (February 28- March3rd, 2006 Ramsar)
  • Member of scientific committee of The First Congress of Cardiovascular Updates (1998-2003, Tehran)
  • Vice President of the Fifth Congress of Cardiovascular Updates (June 2004, Tehran)
  • President of first symposium in stem cell and cardiovascular Disease
  • Active member in fundament of the first cardiovascular research animal laboratory in Tehran University

 

Professional Memberships:

 

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC)
  • Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology (FCAPSC)
  • New York Academy of Science
  • European Atherosclerosis Association
  • International Society of Endovascular Specialists
  • Iranian Heart Association
  • Iranian Society of Atherosclerosis
  • Research Center of Endovascular Intervention
  • Working group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology

 

Education:

 

  • Doctorate of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran. 1986

 

Residency & Postdoctoral Training:

  • Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran
  • University. Tehran, Iran. 1986-1991                  
  • Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University. Tehran, Iran. 1991-1992                  

 

Certifications and Trainings:

 

  • Certified fellow of American College of Cardiology, since 2018
  • Certified fellow and member of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology (FCAPSC)
  • 12th International Symposium on catheter ablation techniques, Paris, France, 3-5 Oct 2018.
  • Minimalist TF - TAVI training seminar, By Prof Alain Cribier, Rouen ,France, 14 - 16 May 2017.
  • Updates of TAVI training, George Pompidu Hospital, Paris, France, April 2017.
  • Winner of the First Prize for the "Most Educational Case at the CIT 2006.
  • Certification of Endovascular Intervention (Cerebrovascular and peripheral), Scripps Clinic, California, USA. 2003
  • Certification of Interventional Cardiology, Royal Brompton &  Harefield Hospital, London, 1996
  • Certification of Interventional Cardiology, the Royal Marsden, 1994
  • NHS Trust, London.UK. , 1994
  • Certification of Interventional Cardiology, France, 1993

 

Research Projects & Grants Funding:

 

  • Active researcher in survey of stem cell transplantation for repair of myocardial infarction (April 2004-Current)
  • Active researcher in survey of detection of mutations in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Researcher of foundation of the stem cell preparation laboratory in Sasan Hospital
  • Main investigator: Registry of assessment of PCI use in STEMI and NSTEMI patients in Iran , 2017
  • Main investigator in Persian Driver Registry (2004-2005)
  • Main Investigator in the Family of Endeavor Persian Registry-FAVOR I &II (2005-2008)
  • Main Investigator in the Xience V Persian Registry (2007-2008)

Scientific and Professional Publications:

 - Thesis:

  • Structural Heart Diseases Based on Congenital Heart Diseases (in referral patients to Tehran university hospital) . MD Degree, Tehran University, Iran.1986
  • Midterm results of PTCA compared to coronary artery bypass graft and medical treatment. Fellowship Dissertation, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.1992.

 

- Published papers:

  • M. Ghasemi: Results of new method (MGH) in Phrenic nerve. Tehran, Journal of Faculty of Medicine, 1987.
  • M. GhasemiResults of catheterism in congenital heart disease. Tehran, Journal of Faculty of Medicine, 1987.
  • M. GhasemiHydatic cyst in the heart. Journal of Medical Council of Islamic republic of Iran, 1992.
  • M. GhasemiPrevention of hypertension. Tehran, Journal of basic science of Iran, 1992.
  • M. GhasemiAtherosclerosis of coronary artery. Tehran, Journal of Basic Science of Iran,1992.
  • M. GhasemiRole of X-ray in diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. Tehran,  Journal of Basic Science of Iran, 1993.
  • M. GhasemiTechnology in medicine. Tehran, Journal of Basic Science of Iran, 1993.
  • M. GhasemiAnemia and hydatid cyst of the heart. Tehran, Iranian ACTA Medical Journal,1992.
  • M. GhasemiATP and the heart. Tehran, Iranian ACTA Medical Journal, 1989.
  • M. GhasemiResults of Mitral valve valvaloplasty. Tehran, Journal of Medical Council of Islamic Republic of Iran, 1996.
  • M. GhasemiIncidence of infective endocarditis caused by dentistry. Tehran, Journal of Azad Islamic, 2000.
  • M. GhasemiAnalysis of the abundance of heart types throughout angioplasty. Tehran, Journal of Iran University, 2000.
  • M. GhasemiAngioplasty and the types of disease. Tehran, Journal of Iran University,2000.
  • M. Essalat, S.H.Mirkhani, M.GhasemiM.Sanatkar, R. Zarezadeh: Atherosclerosis of the internal mammary artery in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Tehran, Iranian ACTA Medica Journal, Vol 14, No 3, 2003, pp 188-193.
  • M.  Ghasemi,  N. Naderi,  M.  Sanatkar:  Effects  of intravenous  immunoglobulin treatment on patients with chronic heart failure, Delhi, Indian Heart Journal, 2004.
  • M. Ghasemi, E. Nematipour, N. Naderi, M. Sanatkar : Safety and efficacy of redo percutaneous Mitral valvuloplasty (PMV).Delhi, Indian Heart Journal, 2004.
  • M. Ghasemi, M. Sanatkar: The Arterial Stiffness Index (ASI) and risk of restenosis. Tehran, Iranian Heart Journal, 2004.
  • M. Ghasemi,  Hashemi  Fesharaki,  M.  Sanatkar:  Basilar artery angioplasty and stenting. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2006.
  • Arash Mohammadi Tofigh, M Ghasemi, Babak Heidari Aghdam, Mersedeh Karvandi , Afsoon Kaboli : Endovascular treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 2010.
  • M.Ghasemi , P.Ghazi, M.Zarghampour, A.Haji-zeinali : Transcatheter stent implantation for the treatment of abdominal Aortic Coarctation and right renal artery stenosis in Takayasu`s arteries ; A case with a 4 years follow up. Hellenic Journal of cardiology, 2011
  • M.Ghasemi : New intervention Technology in treatment of Cerebro-vascular disease ,First congress on Novel Approaches of biomedical engineering in cardiovascular disease; Iran
  • M.Ghasemi: One –stage angioplasty and stenting of ostium of left common carotid artery and stenting of left internal carotid artery in an 81-years-old man with transient ischemic attackActa Medica Iranica, Vol. 55, No. 1،2017
  • M.Ghasemi : Autologous Adult Stem Cell Transfusion In Chronic Revascularized Patients Including Post PCI and Post CABG Conditions – 2015
  • M.Ghasemi , M MehrpoyaRedo percutaneous mitral valvuloplasty (Redo PMV) in patients with recurrent mitral valve stenosis: Immediate and early outcomes
  • M.Ghasemi :Sense of impending doom during angioplasty for patients also interventionists, 2017

 

Presentations / Invitational Lectures:

 

  • Invited Speaker and Chairman; Heart Core Assembly 4, Fisherman Bastion Gate, Budapest, Hungary, June 2019.
  • Chairman; Iranian Stroke Congress, National Library Conference Hall, Tehran , Iran, Feb 2019,
  • Chairman; Inflammation in arteries, Congress of  Arterial Inflammation with Approach to Immunology and Inflammatory diseases, Feb 2019
  • Invited Speaker; Stent selection and in-stent thrombosis (with emphasis on personal medicine aspects), Interventional Cardiology Congress, Rajaee Medical Research Center, Tehran, Iran, Feb 2019.
  • Invited Speaker and panel member; Iran’s status in non-communicable diseases, 1st national congress of Non-communicable diseases prevention, Talash Complex, Tehran, Iran, Jan 2019.
  • Chairman and invited speaker; The latest guideline on ACS, Evin Hotel, Tehran, Iran, Jan 2019.
  • Invited Speaker and panel member, Complex cardiac cases, 12th annual seminar on interventional cardiology, Rajaee Medical Research Center, Tehran, Iran, Jan 2019.
  • Invited Speaker; Case presentation on CTO, Iran CTO Meeting , In Collaboration with EURO CTO CLUB, TOBI, EBC, Dec, 2018
  • Invited speaker; OCT Imaging, Understanding of Basics, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Nov 2018.
  • Chairman, Updates of Antiplatelet therapy, Rajaee Medical Research Center (Sponsored by Asterzeneca), Dec 2018.
  • Invited Speaker; Tavi vs CABG, 2nd Iranian Congress on Acute Coronary Syndromes, Tabriz, Iran, June 2018.
  • Invited speaker; Flue in High Risk Groups, National Annula Flue Congress, Espinal Conference Hall, Oct, 2018
  • Invited Speaker; Possible Technical Maneuvers to Reduce Al Post Evolut, 1st advanced TAVI training, Istanbul, Turkey, Oct 2018.
  • Invited Speaker, Individualize Therapy vs Guidelines, 3rd Near East Cardiologist Standalone Meeting Heart Core Assembly & 12th  International Symposium on Catheter Ablation Techniques, , Paris, France, Oct 2018.
  • Invited Speaker, Multidisciplinary approach to NOACs, Tehran, Iran, Feb 2018.
  • Invited guest and chairman; 33rd Turkish Cardiology Congress, Oct. 2017
  • Invited Speaker in 1st Caspian Annual meeting about 1)TAVI and Valves 2)A challenging case in coarctation, Mashhad, 2017
  • Lecture on Secondary Hypertension (Sponsored by Abidi), Tehran, Iran, 2016
  • Chairperson of Heart Failure Symposium (Sponsored by Novartis), Tehran, Iran, 2016
  • Clinical aspect & hyperlipidemia guideline ,Hyperlipidemia from A to Z ; Iran 2015
  • ESC guideline updates in ACS management , 2nd Atherothrombosis day ; Iran 2014
  • Invited speaker; Complex coronary PCI involving the left anterior descending, circumflex first and second obtuse marginal, Euro PCR, 2013
  • Invited Speaker; Challenging coronary artery intervention, How would I treat? Euro PCR 2012
  • Percutaneous aortic valve implantation of core valve; first case report in Iran, PCR London valve, 2011.
  • Speaker, Canadian Cardiovascular congress, Pulmonary artery angioplasty and stenting following anastomotic pulmonary hypertension after lung transplantation for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, October 2011
  • Invited speaker; 15th World Congress on Heart Disease Vancouver –Canada: Repeat Percutaneous Mitral Valvuloplasty (PMV) In Patients with Recurrent Mitral Valve Stenosis Following To Previous PMVJuly 2010.
  • Speaker, Canadian Cardiology Congress, Montreal- Quebec: Urgent Carotid artery angioplasty and stenting with distal embolic protection in acute stroke (Case Report), October 2010.
  • Poster presentation, Canadian cardiovascular Congress, Repeat percutaneous mitral Valvuloplasty in patients with recurrent mitral valve stenosis following to previous PMV, October 2009.
  • Poster Presentation, 14th World Congress on HEART DISEASE, Toronto -Canada: Prevalence and predictors of renal artery stenosis in patients undergoing coronary angiography, July 2008.
  • Guest faculty, EUROPCR, May 2008 Barcelona-Spain: Pulmonary artery angioplasty and stenting following anastomotic pulmonary hypertension after lung transplantation for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Guest Lecturer, Joint Interventional Meeting, Rome, Italy: Urgent Carotid artery angioplasty and stenting with distal embolic protection in acute stroke (Case Report), , February 2008
  • Guest Lecturer, 16th Asian Pacific Congress of Cardiology, Taipei, Taiwan: “Repeat Percutaneous Mitral Valvuloplasty (PMV) in Patients with Restenosis following to previous PMV”, Dec 2007.
  • Guest Faculty/Case Presentation, China Interventional Therapeutics (CIT) 2006 in Conjunction with TCT at CIT and EuroPCR at CIT April 6-9, 2006.
  • Beijing International Convention Center, China: 1) Acute Total Occlusion of the Left Main Artery during Coronary Angiography Result in Cardiac Arrest & Its Management; 2) Crush Aorto-Renal Stenting; 3) Vertebro-Subclavian Stenting.
  • Guest Faculty /Case Presentation, Angioplasty Summit-TCT Asia –Pacific, 2006
  • Acute Total Occlusion of the Left Main Artery during, in Seoul-Korea, April, 2006
  • Poster Presentation," World Congress of Cardiology": Repeat Percutaneous Mitral Valvuloplasty (PMV), Barcelona, 2006
  • International Guest faculty/Guest Lecturer," 2nd  International Conference of Newer Frontiers in Cardiology –Mumbai Hospital", India: Endeavor Experience, 2) PCI after Thrombolysis: For Whom and When? 3) Role ofMSCT 64 in CAD, 2006
  • Iranian Society of Atherosclerosis, third Seminar on Complicated Carotid Intervention, Tehran: Bilateral Carotid Angioplasty,  July 2005
  • Guest Faculty, Joint Interventional Meeting, , Rome, Italy: Vetebrobasilar Artery Stenting (Case Report), February 2005
  • Invited Faculty/Guest Lecturer, 2nd World Congress of International Cardiology, and Mumbai: Angioplasty &Stenting in symptomatic basilar Artery Stenosis, February, 2005.
  • Invited Guest panelist /live case Presentation, 2nd World Congress of International Cardiology, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, India, , February, 2005
  • Guest faculty, EUROPCR2005, Paris: Peripheral Clinical Case Presentation; Vetebrobasilar Artery Stenting. , May 2005
  • Gulf Heart Association, Muscat, Oman: Poster Presentation: Immunomodulating therapy with intravenous immunoglobulin in patients with chronic heart failure. January, 2004
  • Cardio-health Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey: Acute coronary syndromes: Update and new trends, July, 2004
  • Cardio-health Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey: Percutaneous coronary interventions, , July, 2004
  • Chairman, 6th International Congress on Cardiovascular Update, , Mashad –Iran: Noninvasive coronary angiography with spiral CT, June, 2004
  • Chairman, 6th International Congress on Cardiovascular Update, Mashad –Iran: Percutaneous extracranial artery angioplasty. , June, 2004
  • Invited Faculty/Guest Lecturer, 7thAsian Pacific Biennial Conference, December 2004
  • Speaker; ICC Ajman, Angioplasty and stenting for symptomatic basilar artery stenosis, March 2004.
  • Speaker; ICC Ajman, Percutaneous internal carotid artery angioplasty with stenting, March 2004.
  • Speaker; ICC Ajman, Drug-Eluting stents for treatment of patients with atherosclerotic lesions in coronary arteries, double blind, randomized controlled trial, March 2004.
  • Gulf Heart Association, Muscat, Oman: Safety and efficacy of redo percutaneous Mitral Valvuloplasty, January, 2004
  • Speaker; 13th Congress of Iranian Heart Association, Tehran: Stem cell transplantation in patients with previous myocardial infarction, 2003
  • Speaker; 12th Congress of Cardiology in Tehran: Initial stenting in coronary stenosis, 2001
  • Speaker; Shiraz Congress of Cardiovascular Disease, Curing the stenosis inside a stent using angioplasty balloon, Why stent?, 2000.
  • Speaker; Cardiovascular Meeting, Shiraz-Iran, Treatment of in-stent restenosis with Balloon dilatation, 1998.
  • Speaker; Cardiovascular Meeting, Shiraz-Iran, Drug eluting stents, 1998.
  • Speaker; Cardiovascular Meeting, Shiraz-Iran, Results of stenting in coronary artery disease, 1998.
  • Speaker; Iranian Heart Association, Comparison of Mitral Regurgitation pre and Post-valvuloplasty, 1993.
  • Speaker; Symposium of Heart Disease, Echocardiography in Heart Disease, 1993
  • Speaker; Symposium of heart disease, Heart Valvualr Disease, , 1993
  • Speaker; Iranian Heart Association, Hemodynamic effects of Mitral Valvuloplasty. , 1993
  • Speaker; Iranian Heart Association, Combined Mitral and Tricuspid valve commisurotomy, ,1993     
  • Speaker; Iranian Heart Association, Descriptive study of anatomopathologic Variable in Iranian population, Report of Mitral valve valvuloplasty in Angioplasty of coronary artery 470 cases, 1993
  • Speaker; Iranian Heart Association, Pulmonary valvuloplasty & Results of coronary artery angioplasty. 1992
  • Speaker; Meeting of Rehabilitation, New methods in treatment of CAD, 1992
  • Speaker; Iranian Internist Association, Results of balloon dilatation of pulmonary valve stenosis, 1992

 

REFERENCES:

  • Dr Charles D.J. Ilsey. Director of cardiology, Harefield Hospital. Hill End Road, Middlesex, UB9 6JH, London.UK.
  • Dr. A. Mitchell. Consultant cardiologist, Harefield Hospital. Hill End Road, Middlesex, UB9 6JH, London.UK.
  • Dr. V. Paul. Consultant cardiologist, Harefield Hospital. Hill End Road, Middlesex, UB9 6JH, London.UK.
  • Dr B. Valeix. Ancien assistant des hôspital. Chef de clinique cardiologique a la faculté médicine des hospital, France.
  • M. Saeed. Head, Division of Vascular Radiology. Scripps clinic, La Jolla, California, USA.
  • Dr. Paul S.Teirstein. Head, Department of Cardiology. Scripps clinic, La Jolla, California, USA.

 

 

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