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Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Diseases

Ari M Cedars, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Cardiovascular Division

Specialty Areas
Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

Patients Seen At
Washington University and Barnes Jewish Heart & Vascular Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, Suite A, 8th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-747-8213
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Cardiovascular Division
CB 8086, 660 S. Euclid Ave
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Treatment of adults with history of heart disease, cyanosis, Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great vessels, tricuspid atresia,  anomalous pulmonary venous return,  truncus arteriosus, hypoplastic left heart, pulmonary atresia, Ebstein's anomaly, ventricular septal defect, VSD, atrial septal defect, ASD, patent ductus arteriosus, PDA, aortic stenosis, pulmonic stenosis, coarctation of the aorta, atrioventricular canal, endocardial cushion defect)tory, congenital heart,

Areas of Research Interest
My area of clinical research interest in  improving the quality of clinical data available for the treatment of patients with complicated cardiac anatomy through use of both retrospective analysis, and prospective randomized controlled trials. My area of basic science research interest is in the effects of cardiac phospholipases on myocardial metabolism and physiology, and on the contribution of dysfunctional phospholipase regulation to the propagation of human myocardial failure.

Medical Education
BA : University of Texas at Austin, TX, 1997
Medical School : University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2001
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI , 2004
Fellowship: Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO , 2011
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
St. Louis Children's Hospital, St Louid

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Cedars AM, Javidan-Nejad C, Goyal M, Billadello J, Ludbrook P. Massive global right ventricular hypertrophy with both fixed and dynamic obstruction and pulmonary valve dysplasia.Congenit Heart Dis. 2012 Jan-Feb.

Chen M, Su X, Yang J, Jenkins CM, Cedars AM, Gross RW.Facile identification and quantitation of protein phosphorylation via beta-elimination and Michael addition with natural abundance and stable isotope labeled thiocholine. Anal Chem. 2010 Jan 1.

Joseph SM, Cedars AM, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, Mann DL. Acute decompensated heart failure: contemporary medical management.Tex Heart Inst J. 2009.

Young ME, Razeghi P, Cedars AM, Guthrie PH, Taegtmeyer H. Intrinsic diurnal variations in cardiac metabolism and contractile function.Circ Res. 2001 Dec 7.

Doenst T, Goodwin GW, Cedars AM, Wang M, Stepkowski S, Taegtmeyer H. Load-induced changes in vivo alter substrate fluxes and insulin responsiveness of rat heart in vitro.Metabolism. 2001 Sep.

Doenst T, Cedars AM, Taegtmeyer H. Insulin-stimulated glucose transport is dependent on Golgi function in isolated working rat heart. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2000 Aug.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Ari Cedars.

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