Deepak Acharya, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
acharya_150 Contact Information
Tinsley Harrison Tower, Room 321
1900 University Boulevard
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0006

Office Phone: (205) 934-3438
Office Fax (205) 975-9320




University of Alabama Birmingham (2011)

Baylor College of Medicine (2008)

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2005)


Board Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular diseases (2011)
Diplomate, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (2010)
Testamur, National Board of Echocardiography (2011)

Society Memberships

International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
American Society of Transplantation


Clinical Interests

Heart failure
Pulmonary vascular disease


Teaching Experience

Preceptor, Introduction to Clinical Medicine, UAB School of Medicine (2011)
Year-long course on history and clinical examination for second year medical students.


Research Interests

Mechanisms and determinants of myocardial recovery in heart failure with medical and device therapy



Acharya D, Litovsky S, Papapietro SE, Pamboukian SV, Tallaj JA.
Coronary artery fistula after cardiac transplantation.
Circulation. 2012 Oct 23;126(17):2144-5.
PMID: 23091087

Acharya D, Robertson P, Neal Kay G, Jackson L, Warnock DG, Plumb VJ, Tallaj JA.
Arrhythmias in Fabry Cardiomyopathy.
Clin Cardiol. 2012 Aug 9. doi: 10.1002/clc.22047.
PMID: 22886820

Acharya D, Nagaraj H, Misra VK.
Transcatheter closure of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm.
J Invasive Cardiol. 2012 Jun;24(6):E111-4.
PMID: 22684390

Acharya D, Singh S, Tallaj JA, Holman WL, George JF, Kirklin JK, Pamboukian SV.
Use of gated cardiac computed tomography angiography in the assessment of left ventricular assist device dysfunction.
ASAIO J. 2011 Jan-Feb;57(1):32-7.
PMID: 20966744

Acharya D, Falik R.
Cardiovascular effects of thiazolidinediones: a review of the literature.
South Med J. 2009 Jan;102(1):51-6. Review.
PMID: 19077768

PubMed Listings

Deepak Acharya, MD