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Atif Qasim, M.D.

Cardiologist

Clinics

Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center at Mission Bay
535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2873
Fax: (415) 353-2528

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Atif Qasim

Education

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2003

Residencies

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 2006

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Pressman GS, Qasim A, Verma N, Miyamae M, Arishiro K, Notohara Y, Crudu V, Figueredo VM. Periodontal disease is an independent predictor of intracardiac calcification. Biomed Res Int. 2013; 2013:854340.
  2. Mulvey CK, McNeill AM, Girman CJ, Churchill TW, Terembula K, Ferguson JF, Shah R, Mehta NN, Qasim AN, Rickels MR, Reilly MP. Differential Associations of Oral Glucose Tolerance Test-Derived Measures of Insulin Sensitivity and Pancreatic ß-Cell Function With Coronary Artery Calcification and Microalbuminuria in Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2014 Jan; 37(1):124-33.
  3. Lilly SM, Qasim AN, Mulvey CK, Churchill TW, Reilly MP, Eraso LH. Non-compressible arterial disease and the risk of coronary calcification in type-2 diabetes. Atherosclerosis. 2013 Sep; 230(1):17-22.
  4. Ferguson JF, Matthews GJ, Townsend RR, Raj DS, Kanetsky PA, Budoff M, Fischer MJ, Rosas SE, Kanthety R, Rahman M, Master SR, Qasim A, Li M, Mehta NN, Shen H, Mitchell BD, O'Connell JR, Shuldiner AR, Ho WK, Young R, Rasheed A, Danesh J, He J, Kusek JW, Ojo AO, Flack J, Go AS, Gadegbeku CA, Wright JT, Saleheen D, Feldman HI, Rader DJ, Foulkes AS, Reilly MP. Candidate gene association study of coronary artery calcification in chronic kidney disease: findings from the CRIC study (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Aug 27; 62(9):789-98.
  5. Chan K, Patel RS, Newcombe P, Nelson CP, Qasim A, Epstein SE, Burnett S, Vaccarino VL, Zafari AM, Shah SH, Anderson JL, Carlquist JF, Hartiala J, Allayee H, Hinohara K, Lee BS, Erl A, Ellis KL, Goel A, Schaefer AS, El Mokhtari NE, Goldstein BA, Hlatky MA, Go AS, Shen GQ, Gong Y, Pepine C, Laxton RC, Whittaker JC, Tang WH, Johnson JA, Wang QK, Assimes TL, Nöthlings U, Farrall M, Watkins H, Richards AM, Cameron VA, Muendlein A, Drexel H, Koch W, Park JE, Kimura A, Shen WF, Simpson IA, Hazen SL, Horne BD, Hauser ER, Quyyumi AA, Reilly MP, Samani NJ, Ye S. Association between the chromosome 9p21 locus and angiographic coronary artery disease burden: a collaborative meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Mar 5; 61(9):957-70.
  6. Qasim AN, Rafeek H, Rasania SP, Churchill TW, Yang W, Ferrari VA, Jha S, Master SM, Mulvey CK, Terembula K, Dailing C, Budoff MJ, Kawut SM, Reilly MP. Cardiovascular risk factors and mitral annular calcification in type 2 diabetes. Atherosclerosis. 2013 Feb; 226(2):419-24.
  7. Martin SS, Qasim AN, Rader DJ, Reilly MP. C-reactive protein modifies the association of plasma leptin with coronary calcium in asymptomatic overweight individuals. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Apr; 20(4):856-61.
  8. Wang K, Edmondson AC, Li M, Gao F, Qasim AN, Devaney JM, Burnett MS, Waterworth DM, Mooser V, Grant SF, Epstein SE, Reilly MP, Hakonarson H, Rader DJ. Pathway-Wide Association Study Implicates Multiple Sterol Transport and Metabolism Genes in HDL Cholesterol Regulation. Front Genet. 2011; 2:41.
  9. Lettre G, Palmer CD, Young T, Ejebe KG, Allayee H, Benjamin EJ, Bennett F, Bowden DW, Chakravarti A, Dreisbach A, Farlow DN, Folsom AR, Fornage M, Forrester T, Fox E, Haiman CA, Hartiala J, Harris TB, Hazen SL, Heckbert SR, Henderson BE, Hirschhorn JN, Keating BJ, Kritchevsky SB, Larkin E, Li M, Rudock ME, McKenzie CA, Meigs JB, Meng YA, Mosley TH, Newman AB, Newton-Cheh CH, Paltoo DN, Papanicolaou GJ, Patterson N, Post WS, Psaty BM, Qasim AN, Qu L, Rader DJ, Redline S, Reilly MP, Reiner AP, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Liu Y, Shrader P, Siscovick DS, Tang WH, Taylor HA, Tracy RP, Vasan RS, Waters KM, Wilks R, Wilson JG, Fabsitz RR, Gabriel SB, Kathiresan S, Boerwinkle E. Genome-wide association study of coronary heart disease and its risk factors in 8,090 African Americans: the NHLBI CARe Project. PLoS Genet. 2011; 7(2):e1001300.
  10. Martin SS, Qasim AN, Wolfe M, St Clair C, Schwartz S, Iqbal N, Schutta M, Bagheri R, Mehta NN, Rader DJ, Reilly MP. Comparison of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol to apolipoprotein A-I and A-II to predict coronary calcium and the effect of insulin resistance. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Feb 1; 107(3):393-8.
  11. Qasim AN, Budharaju V, Mehta NN, St Clair C, Farouk S, Braunstein S, Schutta M, Iqbal N, Rader DJ, Reilly MP. Gender differences in the association of C-reactive protein with coronary artery calcium in type-2 diabetes. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2011 Jan; 74(1):44-50.
  12. Wade AN, Fedyna S, Mehta NN, St Clair C, Ginwala N, Krishna RK, Qasim AN, Braunstein S, Iqbal N, Schutta MH, Reilly MP. Type 2 diabetes does not attenuate racial differences in coronary calcification. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011 Jan; 91(1):101-7.
  13. Assimes TL, Hólm H, Kathiresan S, Reilly MP, Thorleifsson G, Voight BF, Erdmann J, Willenborg C, Vaidya D, Xie C, Patterson CC, Morgan TM, Burnett MS, Li M, Hlatky MA, Knowles JW, Thompson JR, Absher D, Iribarren C, Go A, Fortmann SP, Sidney S, Risch N, Tang H, Myers RM, Berger K, Stoll M, Shah SH, Thorgeirsson G, Andersen K, Havulinna AS, Herrera JE, Faraday N, Kim Y, Kral BG, Mathias RA, Ruczinski I, Suktitipat B, Wilson AF, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Linsel-Nitschke P, Lieb W, König IR, Hengstenberg C, Fischer M, Stark K, Reinhard W, Winogradow J, Grassl M, Grosshennig A, Preuss M, Schreiber S, Wichmann HE, Meisinger C, Yee J, Friedlander Y, Do R, Meigs JB, Williams G, Nathan DM, MacRae CA, Qu L, Wilensky RL, Matthai WH, Qasim AN, Hakonarson H, Pichard AD, Kent KM, Satler L, Lindsay JM, Waksman R, Knouff CW, Waterworth DM, Walker MC, Mooser VE, Marrugat J, Lucas G, Subirana I, Sala J, Ramos R, Martinelli N, Olivieri O, Trabetti E, Malerba G, Pignatti PF, Guiducci C, Mirel D, Parkin M, Hirschhorn JN, Asselta R, Duga S, Musunuru K, Daly MJ, Purcell S, Eifert S, Braund PS, Wright BJ, Balmforth AJ, Ball SG. Lack of association between the Trp719Arg polymorphism in kinesin-like protein-6 and coronary artery disease in 19 case-control studies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Nov 2; 56(19):1552-63.
  14. Bagheri R, Qasim AN, Mehta NN, Terembula K, Kapoor S, Braunstein S, Schutta M, Iqbal N, Lehrke M, Reilly MP. Relation of plasma fatty acid binding proteins 4 and 5 with the metabolic syndrome, inflammation and coronary calcium in patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Oct 15; 106(8):1118-23.
  15. Qasim AN, Martin SS, Mehta NN, Wolfe ML, Park J, Schwartz S, Schutta M, Iqbal N, Reilly MP. Lipoprotein(a) is strongly associated with coronary artery calcification in type-2 diabetic women. Int J Cardiol. 2011 Jul 1; 150(1):17-21.
  16. Eraso LH, Ginwala N, Qasim AN, Mehta NN, Dlugash R, Kapoor S, Schwartz S, Schutta M, Iqbal N, Mohler ER, Reilly MP. Association of lower plasma fetuin-a levels with peripheral arterial disease in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2010 Feb; 33(2):408-10.
  17. Martin SS, Qasim AN, Mehta NN, Wolfe M, Terembula K, Schwartz S, Iqbal N, Schutta M, Bagheri R, Reilly MP. Apolipoprotein B but not LDL cholesterol is associated with coronary artery calcification in type 2 diabetic whites. Diabetes. 2009 Aug; 58(8):1887-92.
  18. Genome-wide association of early-onset myocardial infarction with single nucleotide polymorphisms and copy number variants. Nat Genet. 2009 Mar; 41(3):334-41.
  19. Martin SS, Qasim A, Reilly MP. Leptin resistance: a possible interface of inflammation and metabolism in obesity-related cardiovascular disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Oct 7; 52(15):1201-10.
  20. Qasim AN, Metkus TS, Tadesse M, Lehrke M, Restine S, Wolfe ML, Hannenhalli S, Cappola T, Rader DJ, Reilly MP. Resistin gene variation is associated with systemic inflammation but not plasma adipokine levels, metabolic syndrome or coronary atherosclerosis in nondiabetic Caucasians. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2009 May; 70(5):698-705.

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