Javed Butler

Javed Butler

University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, US

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Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, is the Patrick H Lehan Chair in Cardiovascular Research, and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. He is also Professor of Physiology. Prior to joining the University of Mississippi, he was Charles A Gargano Professor and Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Co-Director of the Heart Institute at Stony Brook University, New York. He had served as the director for heart failure research at Emory University and director of the heart and heart-lung transplant programs at Vanderbilt University prior to that.

He received his medical degree from the Aga Khan University and then completed residency training at Yale University, cardiology fellowship and advanced heart failure and transplant fellowships at Vanderbilt University, and cardiac imaging fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital at the Harvard Medical School. He has completed Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University and Master in Business Administration from Emory University.

Prof Butler is board certified in cardiovascular medicine and advanced heart failure and transplant medicine. His research interests focus on clinical trials in patients with heart failure. He serves on several national committees for the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, National Institutes of Health, US Food & Drug Administration, and the Heart Failure Society of America. He is the recipient of the Simon Dack Award by the American College of Cardiology as well as the Time, Feeling, and Focus Award by the American Heart Association.

Prof Butler has authored more than 700 peer-reviewed publications. He serves on the editorial board of several peer reviewed cardiovascular journals. He has been cited numerous times in America’s Best Doctors list.

Dr Javed Butler is an Editorial Board member of Cardiac Failure Review.


Predictors of Post-discharge Mortality Among Patients Hospitalized for Acute Heart Failure

Ovidiu Chioncel, Sean P Collins, Stephen J Greene, et al

Citation: Cardiac Failure Review 2017;3(2):122–9.

Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors and Heart Failure Prevention in Type 2 Diabetes

Muhammad Shahzeb Khan, Javed Butler,


Citation: Cardiac Failure Review 2019;5(3):169–72.

The Limitations of Symptom-based Heart Failure Management

Lampros Papadimitriou, Charles K Moore, Javed Butler, et al


Citation: Cardiac Failure Review 2019;5(2):74–7.