Omar Siddiqi, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine

MD, Washington University School of Medicine


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Omar Siddiqi, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Cardiovascular Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine, and he is the Program Director of the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Program. As director of the cardiology fellowship curriculum, he is credited with developing an academic half day for cardiovascular medicine fellows, developing an echocardiography curriculum utilizing the CAE echocardiography simulator housed in the Solomont Simulation Center, and starting an Imaging Show and Tell conference. These efforts have been recognized with two Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Faculty Teaching Awards which he won in 2015 and 2018. At the Boston University School of Medicine, he serves as co-director of the second year medical school cardiovascular pathophysiology module. His research interests in medical education include the development of simulation-based curricula and the integration of team-based learning (TBL) in teaching ECGs. His clinical interests include cardiac amyloidosis and echocardiography, and he is an attending cardiologist in the BU Amyloidosis Center. His clinical research interests are around the assessment of novel therapies for the treatment of cardiac amyloidosis. He has served as Clinical Investigator of five studies, including two currently.

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Amyloidosis Center





A Phase 2, randomized, placebo-controlled, subject and investigator blinded, multi-center study…
06/09/2020 - 06/09/2023 (PI)
Novartis Pharma Corp

Myocardial ischemia and Transfusion (MINT)-CCC
06/01/2017 - 05/31/2022 (PI)
Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School NIH-NHLBI


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  1. Gustine JN, Staron A, Szalat RE, Mendelson LM, Joshi T, Ruberg FL, Siddiqi O, Gopal DM, Edwards CV, Havasi A, Kaku M, Lau KHV, Berk JL, Sloan JM, Sanchorawala V. Predictors of hematologic response and survival with stem cell transplantation in AL amyloidosis: A 25-year longitudinal study. Am J Hematol. 2022 Sep; 97(9):1189-1199.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35731907
     
  2. Prokaeva T, Joshi T, Klimtchuk ES, Gibson VM, Spencer B, Siddiqi O, Nedelkov D, Hu Y, Berk JL, Cuddy SAM, Dasari S, Chiu A, Choate LA, McPhail ED, Cui H, Chen H, Burks EJ, Sanchorawala V, Connors LH. A novel substitution of proline (P32L) destabilises ß2-microglobulin inducing hereditary systemic amyloidosis. Amyloid. 2022 May 14; 1-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35575118; DOI: 10.1080/13506129.2022.2072199;
     
  3. Siddiqi OK, Mints YY, Berk JL, Connors L, Doros G, Gopal DM, Kataria S, Lohrmann G, Pipilas AR, Ruberg FL. Diflunisal treatment is associated with improved survival for patients with early stage wild-type transthyretin (ATTR) amyloid cardiomyopathy: the Boston University Amyloidosis Center experience. Amyloid. 2022 Jun; 29(2):71-78.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35083944; PMCID: PMC9258521; DOI: 10.1080/13506129.2021.2000388;
     
  4. Alreshq R, Tugal D, Siddiqi O, Ruberg F. Conduction abnormalities and role of cardiac pacing in cardiac amyloidosis: A systematic review. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2021 Dec; 44(12):2092-2099.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34632598
     
  5. Benbrahim M, Norman K, Sanchorawala V, Siddiqi OK, Hughes D. A Review of Novel Agents and Clinical Considerations in Patients With ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2021 05 01; 77(5):544-548.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33657048
     
  6. Lohrmann G, Patel MA, Brauneis D, Sanchorawala V, Sarosiek S, Vellanki N, Siddiqi OK, Ruberg FL, Gopal DM. Left Atrial Mechanics Associates With Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation in Light-Chain Amyloidosis Following Stem Cell Transplantation. JACC CardioOncol. 2020 Dec; 2(5):721-731.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33511355; PMCID: PMC7839967; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaccao.2020.10.010;
     
  7. Ruberg FL, Siddiqi OK. In Search of the Holy Grail: Evidence of Amyloid Fibril Regression in ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 01; 14(1):200-202.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33129738; PMCID: PMC8543316; DOI: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.08.021;
     
  8. Ruberg FL, Siddiqi OK. Hepatocyte Growth Factor and Cardiac Amyloidosis. JACC CardioOncol. 2020 Mar; 2(1):67-69.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32647833; PMCID: PMC7347296; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaccao.2020.02.004;
     
  9. Ruberg FL and Siddiqi OK. Hepatocyte Growth Factor and Cardiac Amyloidosis. JACC: Cardio Oncology. 2020; 2(1):67-69.
  10. Lohrmann G, Pipilas A, Mussinelli R, Gopal DM, Berk JL, Connors LH, Vellanki N, Hellawell J, Siddiqi OK, Fox J, Maurer MS, Ruberg FL. Stabilization of Cardiac Function With Diflunisal in Transthyretin (ATTR) Cardiac Amyloidosis. J Card Fail. 2020 Sep; 26(9):753-759.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31805416; PMCID: PMC7758872; DOI: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2019.11.024;
     
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2019 Boston University School of Medicine: Faculty of the Month Award
2019 Boston University School of Medicine: Extra Miler Award
2018 Boston Medical Center: Cardiology Fellowship Teaching Award
2015 Boston Medical Center: Cardiology Fellowship Teaching Award
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