Himanshu Gupta, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Director of the  Cardiovascular MRI Center

Himanshu Gupta

Contact Information
Boshell Diabetes Research and Education Building, Room 101
1808 7th Avenue South
Birmingham Alabama 35294-0012

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Office Phone: (205) 934-7078
Office Fax: (205) 934-9730



Cardiology Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham (2000-2004)

Internal Medicine Residency
Wayne State University (1998-2000)

Medical Degree
University of Delhi, India (1995)

Board Certifications

Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (2006)
American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (2004)
American Board of Internal Medicine (2000)


Clinical Interests

Abdominal aortic aneurysm/ dissection
Acquired heart disease
Angina pectoris
Atrial fibrillation
Cardiac arrhythmias
Cardiac catheterization
Cardiac rehabilitation
Chest Pain
Congestive heart failure
Coronary angiography
Coronary artery disease
Coronary heart disease in women
Carotid occlusive disease/blockage
Diastolic heart failure
Exercise testing

Family history of CAD
Heart failure
Lipid management
Myocardial viability
Non-invasive cardiac imaging
Nuclear cardiac imaging
Nuclear cardiology
Peripheral arterial disease
Peripheral vascular disease
Pharmacological stress test Preventive cardiology
Renovascular hypertension
Treadmill testing
Valvular heart disease
Venous disease


Selected Journal

Sharifov OF, Nayyar G, Garber DW, Handattu SP, Mishra VK, Goldberg D, Anantharamaiah GM, Gupta H. Apolipoprotein E mimetics and cholesterol-lowering properties. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2011 Dec 1;11(6):371-81. doi: 10.2165/11594190-000000000-00000.
PMID: 22149316

Gladden JD, Ahmed MI, Litovsky SH, Schiros CG, Lloyd SG, Gupta H, Denney TS Jr, Darley-Usmar V, McGiffin DC, Dell'Italia LJ. Oxidative stress and myocardial remodeling in chronic mitral regurgitation. Am J Med Sci. 2011 Aug;342(2):114-9. Review.
PMID: 21795957

Pat B, Chen Y, Killingsworth C, Gladden JD, Shi K, Zheng J, Powell PC, Walcott G, Ahmed MI, Gupta H, Desai R, Wei CC, Hase N, Kobayashi T, Sabri A, Granzier H, Denney T, Tillson M, Dillon AR, Husain A, Dell'italia LJ. Chymase inhibition prevents fibronectin and myofibrillar loss and improves cardiomyocyte function and LV torsion angle in dogs with isolated mitral regurgitation. Circulation. 2010 Oct 12;122(15):1488-95. Epub 2010 Sep 27.
PMID: 20876440

Pat B, Killingsworth C, Chen Y, Gladden JD, Walcott G, Powell PC, Denney T, Gupta H, Desai R, Tillson M, Dillon AR, Dell'italia LJ. Mast cell stabilization decreases cardiomyocyte and LV function in dogs with isolated mitral regurgitation. J Card Fail. 2010 Sep;16(9):769-76. Epub 2010 Jul 1.
PMID: 20797601

Dai L, Datta G, Zhang Z, Gupta H, Patel R, Honavar J, Modi S, Wyss JM, Palgunachari M, Anantharamaiah GM, White CR. The apolipoprotein A-I mimetic peptide 4F prevents defects in vascular function in endotoxemic rats. J Lipid Res. 2010 Sep;51(9):2695-705. Epub 2010 May 22.
PMID: 20495214

PubMed Listings

Himanshu Gupta, MD