Frank F. Seghatol-Eslami, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Frank F. Seghatol-Eslami

Contact Information
Tinsley Harrison Tower, Room 311
1900 University Boulevard
Birmingham Alabama 35294-0006

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Office Phone: (205) 975-7734



Cardiology Fellowship
Northwestern University Memorial Hospital (2001-2002)
Providence Hospital (1999 -2001)

Internal Medicine Residency
St. John & Brooklyn Jewish Hospital (1996 -1999)
Northwestern University Hospital (2000 -2002)

Medical Degree
Universite Libre De Bruxelles (1985)

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease (2002)
American Board of Echocardiography (2001)
American Board of Internal Medicine (1999)


Clinical Interests

Adult congenital heart disease
Congestive heart failure
Coronary artery disease
Diastolic heart failure
Myocardial viability
Valvular heart disease


Selected Journal Articles

Desai RV, Seghatol-Eslami F, Nabavizadeh F, Lloyd SG. Unusual mechanism of tricuspid regurgitation in ventricular septal defect. Echocardiography. 2011 Feb;28(2):E36-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2010.01332.x. Epub 2011 Jan 7.
PMID: 21210838

Denney TS Jr, Nagaraj HM, Lloyd SG, Aban I, Corros C, Seghatol-Eslami F, McGiffin DC, Dell'Italia LJ, Gupta H. Effect of primary mitral regurgitation on left ventricular synchrony. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Aug 15;100(4):707-11. Epub 2007 Jun 21.
PMID: 17697833

Trimble MA, Borges-Neto S, Smallheiser S, Chen J, Honeycutt EF, Shaw LK, Heo J, Pagnanelli RA, Tauxe EL, Garcia EV, Esteves F, Seghatol-Eslami F, Kay GN, Iskandrian AE. Evaluation of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony as determined by phase analysis of ECG-gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with left ventricular dysfunction and conduction disturbances. J Nucl Cardiol. 2007 May-Jun;14(3):298-307. Epub 2007 Apr 18.
PMID: 17556163

Kean AJ, McCloskey VR, Seghatol FF, Ewert GD, Mehlman DJ, McPherson DD, Rigolin VH. Preservation of ventricular function in amateur athletes after completion of a marathon. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2006 Feb;19(2):202-5.
PMID: 16455425

Seghatol FF, Shah DJ, Diluzio S, Bello D, Johnson MR, Cotts WG, O'Donohue JA, Bonow RO, Gheorghiade M, Rigolin VH. Relation between contractile reserve and improvement in left ventricular function with beta-blocker therapy in patients with heart failure secondary to ischemic or idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Apr 1;93(7):854-9.
PMID: 15050488

PubMed Listings

Frank Seghatol, MD
Frank Seghatol-Eslami, MD