Farshad Forouzandeh

Farshad Forouzandeh

Associate Professor of Medicine


Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

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Personal History

Dr Farshad Forouzandeh is an interventional cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at Case Western Reserve University.


Academic History

Dr Forouzandeh attended the Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine and graduated in 2005. In 2006, he got his MS in experimental medicine and in 2009,  followed by a PhD in experimental medicine both from the University of British Columbia.2

He completed his internal medicine residency (2009 - 2012) at Methodist Hospital, Houston. He then pursued two fellowships at Emory University School of Medicine: one in interventional cardiology (2016 - 2017) and the in cardiovascular disease (2012 - 2016).2

His clinical and research activities are focused on advanced cardiovascular interventions and vascular biology.3


Career Overview

Dr Forouzandeh is an associate professor of medicine at Case Western Reserve University and a staff interventional cardiologist with Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute of University Hospitals.3


Career Timeline

  • 2018 - 2020: Physician Lead for STEMI Program across UH System, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) 
    • 2017 - 2021: Assistant Professor, Medicine and Cardiology
    • 2021 - Present: Associate Professor, Medicine and Cardiology
    • 2017 - Present: Staff Interventional Cardiologist, Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute of University Hospitals (UH) 


Areas of Speciality

  • Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO)
  • Coronary Interventions
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Vascular Ultrasound



  • 2014: Best Oral Presentation Award, Emory University
  • 2013 - 2014: Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award, American Heart Association (AHA)
  • 2013: Best Presentation Award, Georgia ACC Fellows 


Dr Farshad Forouzandeh is part of the US Cardiology Review Editorial Board.



  1. https://www.uhhospitals.org/doctors/Forouzandeh-Farshad-1629209176 
  2. https://www.doximity.com/pub/farshad-forouzandeh-md 
  3. https://www.linkedin.com/in/farshad-forouzandeh-md-phd-facc-fscai-179b9899/ 
  4. https://cme.uhhospitals.org/participant/farshad-forouzandeh-md-phd 


Articles by Farshad Forouzandeh, Associate Professor of Medicine

Role of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Acute MI Management

Sundeep Kumar, Rafey Feroze, Farshad Forouzandeh, et al


Citation: US Cardiology Review 2023;17:e04.

Door-to-balloon Time for ST-elevation MI in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Era

Haytham Mously, Nischay Shah, Zachary Zuzek, et al


Citation: US Cardiology Review 2021;15:e13.