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Victor G. Davila-Roman, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cardiomyopathy, magnetic resonance imaging, myocardiology, hypertension, vascular surgery, coronary artery disease, supervising and interpreting diagnostic tests, such as echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, treadmill stress test, Holter, Event and Loop monitors

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Residency: Nuclear Cardiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology 1995
Fellowship: Adult Cardiovascular Disease, Barnes-Jewish Hospital 1990
Residency: Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital 1988
Medical School: University Of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico 1981
B.S.: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 1977

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Effects of a liquefied petroleum gas stove intervention on pollutant exposure and adult cardiopulmonary outcomes (CHAP): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Fandiño-Del-Rio M, Goodman D, Kephart JL, Miele CH, Williams KN, Moazzami M, Fung EC, Koehler K, Davila-Roman VG, Lee KA, Nangia S, Harvey SA, Steenland K, Gonzales GF, Checkley W, Cardiopulmonary outcomes and Household Air Pollution trial (CHAP) Trial Investigators.
Trials. 2017 Nov 3; 18(1)518. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-2179-x.

PMID:
    29100550
    [PubMed - in process]
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Diagnostic accuracy of damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) in patients with heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction.
Hartupee J, Patel R, Staloch L, Dávila-Román VG, de Las Fuentes L, Novak E, Mann DL
J Clin Transl Sci. 2017 Jun; 1(3)208-209. doi: 10.1017/cts.2017.11.

PMID:
    29082034
    [PubMed]
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Endogenous Cholesterol Excretion Is Negatively Associated With Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Humans.
Lin X, Racette SB, Ma L, Wallendorf M, Dávila-Román VG, Ostlund RE Jr
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 Oct 5; pii: ATVBAHA.117.310081. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.117.310081.

PMID:
    28982667
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Mentored Training to Increase Diversity among Faculty in the Biomedical Sciences: The NHLBI Summer Institute Programs to Increase Diversity (SIPID) and the Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals Engaged in Health-related Research (PRIDE).
Rice TK, Jeffe DB, Boyington JEA, Jobe JB, Dávila-Román VG, Gonzalez JE, Fuentes LL, Makala LHC, Sarkar R, Ogedegbe GG, Taylor AL, Czajkowski S, Rao DC, Pace BS, Jean-Louis G, Boutjdir M
Ethn Dis. 2017 Summer; 27(3)249-256. doi: 10.18865/ed.27.3.249.

PMID:
    28811736
    [PubMed - in process]
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INDIE-HFpEF (Inorganic Nitrite Delivery to Improve Exercise Capacity in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction): Rationale and Design.
Reddy YNV, Lewis GD, Shah SJ, LeWinter M, Semigran M, Davila-Roman VG, Anstrom K, Hernandez A, Braunwald E, Redfield MM, Borlaug BA
Circ Heart Fail. 2017 May; 10(5)pii: e003862. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.117.003862.

PMID:
    28476756
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Development and Evaluation of Two Abbreviated Questionnaires for Mentoring and Research Self-Efficacy.
Jeffe DB, Rice TK, Boyington JEA, Rao DC, Jean-Louis G, Dávila-Román VG, Taylor AL, Pace BS, Boutjdir M
Ethn Dis. 2017 Spring; 27(2)179-188. doi: 10.18865/ed.27.2.179.

PMID:
    28439189
    [PubMed - in process]
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Biomass fuel smoke exposure was associated with adverse cardiac remodeling and left ventricular dysfunction in Peru.
Burroughs Peña MS, Velazquez EJ, Rivera JD, Alenezi F, Wong C, Grigsby M, Davila-Roman VG, Gilman RH, Miranda JJ, Checkley W
Indoor Air. 2017 Jul; 27(4)737-745. doi: 10.1111/ina.12362.

PMID:
    27990700
    [PubMed - in process]
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Timing and Causes of Readmission After Acute Heart Failure Hospitalization-Insights From the Heart Failure Network Trials.
Vader JM, LaRue SJ, Stevens SR, Mentz RJ, DeVore AD, Lala A, Groarke JD, AbouEzzeddine OF, Dunlay SM, Grodin JL, Dávila-Román VG, de Las Fuentes L
J Card Fail. 2016 Nov; 22(11)875-883. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2016.04.014.

PMID:
    27133201
    [PubMed - in process]
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Major Depression and Long-Term Survival of Patients With Heart Failure.
Freedland KE, Hesseler MJ, Carney RM, Steinmeyer BC, Skala JA, Dávila-Román VG, Rich MW
Psychosom Med. 2016 Oct; 78(8)896-903.

PMID:
    27187847
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dark Adaptation at High Altitude: An Unexpected Pupillary Response to Chronic Hypoxia in Andean Highlanders.
Healy K, Labrique AB, Miranda JJ, Gilman RH, Danz D, Davila-Roman VG, Huicho L, León-Velarde F, Checkley W
High Alt Med Biol. 2016 Sep; 17(3)208-213.

PMID:
    27454014
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A Perspective on Promoting Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's PRIDE Program.
Boyington JE, Maihle NJ, Rice TK, Gonzalez JE, Hess CA, Makala LH, Jeffe DB, Ogedegbe G, Rao DC, Dávila-Román VG, Pace BS, Jean-Louis G, Boutjdir M
Ethn Dis. 2016 Jul 21; 26(3)379-86. doi: 10.18865/ed.26.3.379.

PMID:
    27440978
    [PubMed - in process]
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Increased Cardiometabolic Risk and Worsening Hypoxemia at High Altitude.
Miele CH, Schwartz AR, Gilman RH, Pham L, Wise RA, Davila-Roman VG, Jun JC, Polotsky VY, Miranda JJ, Leon-Velarde F, Checkley W
High Alt Med Biol. 2016 Jun; 17(2)93-100. doi: 10.1089/ham.2015.0084.

PMID:
    27281472
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sex affects myocardial blood flow and fatty acid substrate metabolism in humans with nonischemic heart failure.
Kadkhodayan A, Lin CH, Coggan AR, Kisrieva-Ware Z, Schechtman KB, Novak E, Joseph SM, Dávila-Román VG, Gropler RJ, Dence C, Peterson LR
J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Apr 5;

PMID:
    27048307
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Effects of the Novel Long-Acting GLP-1 Agonist, Albiglutide, on Cardiac Function, Cardiac Metabolism, and Exercise Capacity in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction.
Lepore JJ, Olson E, Demopoulos L, Haws T, Fang Z, Barbour AM, Fossler M, Davila-Roman VG, Russell SD, Gropler RJ
JACC Heart Fail. 2016 Jul; 4(7)559-566. doi: 10.1016/j.jchf.2016.01.008.

PMID:
    27039125
    [PubMed - in process]
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Depression and Multiple Rehospitalizations in Patients With Heart Failure.
Freedland KE, Carney RM, Rich MW, Steinmeyer BC, Skala JA, Dávila-Román VG
Clin Cardiol. 2016 May; 39(5)257-62. doi: 10.1002/clc.22520.

PMID:
    26840627
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A Diet Rich in Medium-Chain Fatty Acids Improves Systolic Function and Alters the Lipidomic Profile in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: A Pilot Study.
Airhart S, Cade WT, Jiang H, Coggan AR, Racette SB, Korenblat K, Spearie CA, Waller S, O'Connor R, Bashir A, Ory DS, Schaffer JE, Novak E, Farmer M, Waggoner AD, Dávila-Román VG, Javidan-Nejad C, Peterson LR
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Feb; 101(2)504-12. doi: 10.1210/jc.2015-3292.

PMID:
    26652763
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genetic association of left ventricular mass assessed by M-mode and two-dimensional echocardiography.
Barve RA, Gu CC, Yang W, Chu J, Dávila-Román VG, de las Fuentes L
J Hypertens. 2016 Jan; 34(1)88-96. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000765.

PMID:
    26556563
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Chronic exposure to biomass fuel smoke and markers of endothelial inflammation.
Caravedo MA, Herrera PM, Mongilardi N, de Ferrari A, Davila-Roman VG, Gilman RH, Wise RA, Miele CH, Miranda JJ, Checkley W
Indoor Air. 2016 Oct; 26(5)768-75. doi: 10.1111/ina.12259.

PMID:
    26476302
    [PubMed - in process]
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Intensification of Medication Therapy for Cardiorenal Syndrome in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure.
Grodin JL, Stevens SR, de Las Fuentes L, Kiernan M, Birati EY, Gupta D, Bart BA, Felker GM, Chen HH, Butler J, Dávila-Román VG, Margulies KB, Hernandez AF, Anstrom KJ, Tang WH
J Card Fail. 2016 Jan; 22(1)26-32. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2015.07.007.

PMID:
    26209004
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Type 2 diabetes, obesity, and sex difference affect the fate of glucose in the human heart.
Peterson LR, Herrero P, Coggan AR, Kisrieva-Ware Z, Saeed I, Dence C, Koudelis D, McGill JB, Lyons MR, Novak E, Dávila-Román VG, Waggoner AD, Gropler RJ
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015 Jun 15; 308(12)H1510-6. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00722.2014.

PMID:
    25888511
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