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Geetanjali Dang, MD, FACC

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EDUCATION: Sep 2003 – April 2009 Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS), Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India Sept 2014 – May 2017 Master of Science, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI POSTGRADUATE TRAINING: July 2020 – Current Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Fellow, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI July 2017 – June 2020 Clinical Fellow, Department of Cardiology, Creighton University, Omaha, NE July 2011 – June 2014 Residency, Internal Medicine, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL Feb 2008 – Apr 2009 Rotating Internship, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: July 2020 – Current Clinical Instructor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI Jan 2017 – June 2020 Resident Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Creighton University, Omaha, NE Mar 2015 - June 2017 Research Assistant to Dr. Arshad Jahangir, Center for Integrative Research on Cardiovascular Aging (CIRCA), Aurora University of Wisconsin Medical Group. July 2014 – June 2017 Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. July 2012 – June 2014 Cardiology Continuity Clinic, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL Apr 2011 – June 2011 Resident Medical Officer, Medicine, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, India Apr 2010 – Aug 2010 House Officer, Obstetrics/Gynecology, TN Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES: 2017 Editorial review board member, Case reports in Internal Medicine Journal 2016 Reviewer, Society of Hospital Medicine Abstracts 2016 Reviewer, ASAIO Journal 2016 Reviewer, Journal of Aging Research 2016 Reviewer, Annual Research & Review in Biology Journal 2015 Reviewer, British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research TEACHING ACTIVITIES: July 2017 – Current Supervision and teaching of medical students and Internal Medicine residents from Creighton University during their Cardiology rotation at Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE July 2014 – June 2017 Supervision and teaching of medical students and Internal Medicine residents from Medical College of Wisconsin during their medicine rotation at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI. July 2011 – June 2017 Supervision and teaching of medical students from Rush Medical Center, Midwestern University and Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine rotating at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE: Board Certification United States Medical Licensing Exam – Step 1 (Feb 2009) United States Medical Licensing Exam – Step 2 CK (July 2010) United States Medical Licensing Exam – Step 2 CS (Feb 2010) United States Medical Licensing Exam – Step 3 (Feb 2011) ECFMG Certification (Sept 2010) American Board of Internal Medicine (Aug 2014) Medical Licensure Nebraska State License (2017) Wisconsin State License (July 2014) Illinois State License (July 2011) Maharashtra State License, India (May 2009) Other Level I certification in Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES: 2011 – Current Society of General Internal Medicine 2011 –Current American College of Physicians 2012 – Current American Heart Association 2017 – Current American Association of Cardiologists of Indian Origin 2017 – Current Academy Health 2017 – Current American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2019 – Current American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) VOLUNTARY WORK: Feb 2010 – Mar 2010 Observer, Departments of Internal Medicine and Neurology, St Vincent’s Hospital, Worcester, MA, USA Feb 2010 – Mar 2010 St Anne’s free medical program, Worcester, MA Feb 2008 – Apr 2009 National Pulse Polio Immunization Program, Govt. of India, Mumbai, India Feb 2008 – Apr 2009 Monthly Blood Donation Camp, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India Nov 2008 – Dec 2008 Fourth Year Medical student, Departments of Clinical Nephrology and Emergency Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College; New York, USA AWARDS AND HONORS: 2020 Recognized among the 100 leading ladies featured in the coffee table book "The Phenomenal She” third Edition launched on the occasion of International Women’s Day (March, 2020) by Indian National Bar Association 2019 Annual Department of Medicine Research Day Award for Fellow Research 2017 Physician Recognition Award with Commendation in continuing medical education by American Medical Association 2014 Best research poster award at Resident Research Day, John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County 2008 Priyadarshini award by Mumbai regional Women’s Congress Committee on World Women’s day 2006 Indian Council of Medical Research Studentship BIBLIOGRAPHY: Peer-Reviewed Publications: 1. Dang G, Haddad TM, Thibodeau J. Pancreatic Cancer Presenting as Recurrent Endocarditis. http://www.acc.org. Jan. 31, 2019. Accessed [Feb 2019]. https://www.acc.org/education-and-meetings/patient-case-quizzes/2019/01/31/09/21/pancreatic-cancer-presenting-as-recurrent-endocarditis. 2. Raviteja R Guddeti, Geetanjali Dang, Mark A Williams, Venkata Mahesh Alla. Role of Yoga in Cardiac Disease and Rehabilitation. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2019 May;39(3):146-152 (PMID 31021995) 3. Raviteja R Guddeti, Geetanjali Dang, Abilash Akinapelli, Himanshu Agarwal, Joseph Stavas. Massive Inferior Vena Cava Thrombosis Associated with Retroperitoneal Veno-Lymphatic Malformation: Use of Intravascular Ultrasound for Diagnosis and Management. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Nov 26;11(22):e187-e188. (PMID: 30391386) 4. Geetanjali Dang, Mohammad Saleh, Tarun Tandon, Gopi Sirineni, Venkata Mahesh Alla. “Cardiovascular Syphilis: Down but not out!” Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Jun 1;19(6):1 (PMID: 29608710) 5. Dang, Geetanjali, Muhammad Shahreyar, Ahmet Afsin Oktay, Samian Sulaiman, Husein Husein, Ana Inashvili, Nadia Elhangouche et al. "Positive Predictive Value of Noninvasive Stress Testing is Poor in the Real World." Critical pathways in cardiology 17, no. 1 (2018): 38-42. (PMID: 29432375) 6. Muhammad Shahreyar, Regina Fahhoum, Oluwaseun Akinseye, Sanjay Bhandari, Geetanjali Dang, Rami N Khouzam. Risk, Predictors and Outcomes of Cardiac Arrhythmias in Severe Sepsis. Ann Transl Med. 2018 Jan; 6(1): 6. (PMCID: PMC5787725) 7. Katherine Lee Chuy, Emad Uddin Hakemi, Tareq Alyousef, Geetanjali Dang, Rami Doukky. The Long-Term Prognostic Value of Highly Sensitive Cardiac Troponin I in Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Clin Cardiol. 2017;1–8. (PMID: 29243836) 8. Jeremiah Stromich; Jamal Saleh, Pinky Jha, Sushma Bangalore-Raju; Allison Bock; Meenu Singh; Geoffrey Lamb; Sudhi Tyagi; Kurt Pfeifer; Alexander Katz; Janak Wagle; Geetanjali Dang; Kory Koerner and Mona Lalehzari. “Cases from the Medical College of Wisconsin- Ocular syphilis, cefepime neurotoxicity, primary empty sella, and more.” BRIEF CASE. ACP Hospitalist, July 2017. 9. Muhammad Shahreyar; Geetanjali Dang; Mohammad Waqas Bashir; Gagan Kumar; Jawad Hussain; Susan Olet; Atul Thakur, MD; Sanjay Bhandari; Krishna Thandra; Jasbir Sra; A. Jamil Tajik; Arshad Jahangir. Outcomes of In-Hospital Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation in Morbidly Obese Patients. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology Volume 3, Issue 2, February 2017, Pages 174–183. (PMID:29759391) 10. Geetanjali Dang, Narendranath Epperla, Vijayadershan Mupiddi, Natasha Sahr, Amy Pan, Pippa Simpson, Lisa Baumann Kreuziger. Medical Management of Pump Related Thrombosis in Patients with Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: A Systematic Review. ASAIO Journal: July/August 2017 - Volume 63 - Issue 4 - p 373–385. (PMID: 27984314) 11. Geetanjali Dang; Imaan Jahangir; Jasbir Sra; A. Jamil Tajik; Arshad Jahangir. Atrial fibrillation and stroke in elderly patients. J Patient Cent Res Rev. 2016; 3:217-29. 12. Sanjay Bhandari; Geetanjali Dang; Muhammad Shahreyar; Ahmad Hanif; Vijayadershan Muppidi; Atul Bhatia; Jasbir Sra; A. Jamil Tajik; Arshad Jahangir. Predicting outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation and acute mesenteric ischemia. J Patient Cent Res Rev. 2016; 3:177-86. 13. Geetanjali Dang, Ryan Grayburn, Geoffrey Lamb, Adrian Umpierrez De Reguero, and Nunzio Gaglianello. “Octreotide for the Management of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Patient with a HeartWare Left Ventricular Assist Device,” Case Reports in Cardiology, vol. 2014, Article ID 826453, 2 pages, 2014. (PMID:25587457) 14. Ankit Mangla, Geetanjali Dang, Hussein Hamad, Roozbeh Mohajer, Rosalind Catchatourian, Paula Kovarik. Hypotension associated with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma. Hematology Reports 2014; 6(3):5572. doi:10.4081/hr.2014.5572. (PMID: 25317321) 15. Emad Hakemi, Tareq Alyousef, Geetanjali Dang, Jalal Hakmei, Rami Doukky. The Prognostic Value of Undetectable Highly Sensitive Cardiac Troponin I in Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Chest 2015 Mar; 147(3):685-94. (PMID: 25079900) 16. Dang GK, Parekar RR, Scindia AM, Kamat SK, Rege NN: Anti-inflammatory Activity of Phyllanthus emblica, Plumbago zeylanica and Cyperus rotundus in Acute Models of Inflammation. Abstract accepted for presentation at First Annual Medical Students’ Research Conference, Pune, India, Oct 2006. Phytother Res 2011; Jun 25(6): 904-8. (PMID 21132843) Peer reviewed abstracts / Conference Presentations: 1. Dixitha Anugula, Geetanjali Dang, Kashif Shaikh, Nagarjuna Reddy Gujjula, Raviteja Guddeti, Venkata Mahesh Alla. Utility of Cardiac MR Imaging in Myocarditis: Analysis of National Inpatient Sample Data. Accepted for Poster presentation at SCMR Feb, 2020 at Orlando, FL. 2. Venkata Pajjuru, Geetanjali Dang, Dixitha Anugula, Ahmed Aboeata. Footprints of a thrombus en route: a disguised presentation of cardioembolic stroke. Accepted for poster presentation at ACC March 2020 at Chicago, IL. 3. Geetanjali Dang, M Saleh, Mdc Perez, Wg Flete, R Guddeti, H Abuissa, V Alla. Safety Profiles of Leadless Pacemakers (Micra) Devices: An Analysis of the Food and Drug Administration Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (Maude) Database. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 73 (9 Supplement 1), 344 4. Sawsan Abulaimoun, Travis Homan, Omar Kousa, Geetanjali Dang, Joseph Thibodeau. Big Biceps, Huge Heart? Abstract accepted for poster presentation at ACP Nebraska Chapter Scientific Meeting, Omaha, NE; Oct 2018. 5. Abdulghani Saadi, Mohammed Saleh, John Wolf, Jeffery Maurry, Geetanjali Dang, Yazeid Alshebani, Abhishek Thandra, Michael White, Michael. Del Core. Complications of Percutaneous ASD and PFO Closure Devices: Insights from the MAUDE database. 2018/4/1, Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, 91; S2, S23-S225. doi:10.1002/ccd.27553. Abstract accepted for poster presentation at The Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions 2018 Annual Scientific Session (San Diego, CA) 6. Abdulghani Saadi, Yazeid Alshebani, Geetanjali Dang, Jeff Murray, Raviteja Guddeti, Abhilash Akinapelli, Michael Del Core, Michael White. Maude Dataset: Predictors and Outcomes of Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds. Journal of the American College of Cardiology Volume 71 (11):1068. March 2018. Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology 2018 Annual Scientific Session (Orlando, FL) 7. Geetanjali Dang, Susan Olet, Muhammad Shahreyar, Nasir Sulemanjee, Khwaja Ammar, Indrajit Choudhuri, Imran Niazi, Jasbir Sra, A Jamil Tajik, Arshad Jahangir. Incremental Value of estimated Glomerular filtration rate in Improving Stroke Risk Stratification in Patients with and without Atrial Fibrillation considered to be low risk by CHA2DS2VASc Score. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69(11):499 · March 2017. Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology 2017 Annual Scientific Session (Washington, DC) 8. Katherine Lee Chuy, Emad Uddin Hakemi, Tareq Al Yousef, Geetanjali Dang, Rami Doukky. The long-term prognostic value of highly-sensitive cardiac troponin I in patients with acute pulmonary embolism. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69(11):1895 · March 2017. Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology 2017 Annual Scientific Session (Washington, DC) 9. Muhammad Shahreyar, Geetanjali Dang, Sanjay Bhandari, Ahmad Hanif, Mohammad W. Bashir, Vijayadershan Muppidi, Atul Bhatia, Jasbir Sra, A. Jamil Tajik, Arshad Jahangir. Predicting outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation and acute mesenteric ischemia. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 67(13):717, March 2016 (Abstract). Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology 2016 Annual Scientific Session (Chicago, IL) 10. Muhammad Shahreyar, Sanjay Bhandari, Navdeep Gupta, Sulaiman Sultan, Mohammad W. Bashir, Geetanjali Dang, Nasir Sulemanjee, Frank Downey, Vinay Thohan, Arshad Jahangir. Trends, predictors and outcomes of ischemic stroke in patients with a left ventricular assist device. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 67(13):1271, March 2016 (Abstract). Abstract accepted for moderated poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology 2016 Annual Scientific Session (Chicago, IL) 11. Phoebe Jensen; Geetanjali Dang. Pyelonephritis in the absence of pyuria. Poster presentation. American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting, Washington, DC; May 2016. 12. Muhammad Shahreyar; Sanjay Bhandari; Mobin Malik; Vijayadershan Muppidi; Geetanjali Dang; Navdeep Gupta; Nasir Sulemanjee; Francis X Downey; Arshad Jahangir. Trends, Predictors and Outcomes of Intracranial Hemorrhage in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device. Circulation 2015; 132 (Suppl 3), A13573-A13573 (Abstract). Abstract accepted for presentation at American Heart Association, Nov 2015, Orlando, FL. 13. Krishna Thandra, Jawad Hussain, Muhammad Shahreyar, Sanjay Bhandari, Atul Thakur, Geetanjali Dang, Arshad Jahangir. Severe Sepsis and Cardiac Arrhythmias. CHEST Journal 2015; 148, 47A-47A. (Abstract). Abstract accepted for presentation at CHEST 2015 Annual Meeting; Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 14. Stevens M, Jha P, Dang GK. A Rare Cause of Pancytopenia: Influenza A. Poster presentation. ACP Wisconsin Chapter Scientific Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI; Sept 2015. 15. Hakemi E, Alyousef T, Hakmei J, Dang GK, Yadav K, Doukky R. The In hospital Prognostic Value of Negative Ultrasensitive Cardiac Troponins in Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism: A Possible Paradigm Shift in Patient Triage and Management. J Am Coll Cardiol 2014; 63 (12): A366 (1149-210). (Abstract). Abstract accepted for presentation at the American College of Cardiology 2014 Annual Scientific Session (Washington, DC) 16. Mangla A, Yamani N, Dang GK, Ansari NH. ST elevation Myocardial Infarction Caused by Coronary Artery Aneurysm Thrombosis: A Rare but Critical Presentation. Poster Presentation. European and Swiss Congress of Internal Medicine; Geneva, Switzerland; May 2014. 17. Hakemi E, Dang GK, Vrasich C, Cisak K, Levin I, Yadav K, Alasadi R, Cuzovic N, Pierko K. QI Project: The Use of Oral Presentation and Handouts in Influencing Young Minds. Poster Presentation. Resident Research Day, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL; May 2014. 18. Mangla A, Dang GK, Gupta S. Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and Hypotension: An Affair to Remember. Poster Presentation. ACP Regional Northern Illinois Associate’s Meeting, Chicago, IL; Nov 2013. 19. Sindhu JL, Dang GK, Palle VV, Murali AR, Kutty G, Lucas BP: Elevated Serum Cobalamin: Should We be Paying More Attention? Journal of General Internal Medicine 2012. 27, S182-S182 (Abstract). Abstract accepted for presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Annual Meeting, 2012. 20. Dang GK, Pandey T: Multiple System Atrophy – An Uncommon Cause of a Common Symptom. Poster Presentation. ACP Regional Northern Illinois Associate’s Meeting, Chicago, IL; Nov 2012. 21. Dang GK, Sanati M: Gastric Sarcoidosis: A Rare Cause of GI Bleed. Abstract accepted for presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL; Sep 2012. 22. Uchil DA, Kamat SK, Menon SS, Scindia AM, Dang GK, Rege NN. Anti-platelet and Anti-inflammatory Activity of Plumbago zeylanicus (Pz), Phyllanthus emblica (Pe) and their Combination. Planta Med 2008; 74 – PA 298. (Abstract). Abstract accepted for presentation at 7th Joint Meeting of AFERP, ASP, GA, PSE & SIF, Athens, Greece, Aug 03 - 08, 2008 23. Parekar RR, Dang GK, Marathe PA, Rege NN. Antidepressant activity of Sarswatarishta in Experimental Models of Acute and Chronic Depression. Indian Journal of Pharmacology 2008; Vol. 40, pp. 131-131. A-108-109 (Abstract) PMCID: PMC3086151.

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