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Munir Janmohamed, M.D.


Dr. Munir Janmohamed is the director of Heart Failure Outreach for the Advanced Heart Failure Evaluation and Therapies Program. His clinical focus includes the care of advanced heart failure patients, including treatment of patients following cardiac transplantation and implantation of mechanical support devices.

Janmohamed received his undergraduate degree in biological sciences from UC Irvine and his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. He completed an internal medical residency at Louisiana State University at Lafayette. Janmohamed completed his heart failure research and nuclear medicine fellowship at University of Southern California and a cardiovascular disease fellowship at University of California, Fresno. More recently, he completed an advanced heart failure/transplant fellowship at UCSF.


Advanced Heart Failure Evaluation and Therapies Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor, Suite A-6110
San Francisco, CA 94143-0118
Phone: (415) 353-4145
Fax: (415) 353-4166

Hours: Thursday
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Heart Transplant Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-4145
Fax: (415) 353-4166

Hours: Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (times vary depending on the number of doctors in clinic)

Conditions & Treatments

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Ross University School of Medicine 2002


LSU-HCSD University Medical Center 2005


LAC-USC Medical Center 2008
UCSF Medical Center 2012

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Goland S, Tsai F, Habib M, Janmohamed M, Goodwin TM, Elkayam U. Favorable outcome of pregnancy with an elective use of epoprostenol and sildenafil in women with severe pulmonary hypertension. Cardiology. 2010; 115(3):205-8.
  2. Goland S, Modi K, Bitar F, Janmohamed M, Mirocha JM, Czer LS, Illum S, Hatamizadeh P, Elkayam U. Clinical profile and predictors of complications in peripartum cardiomyopathy. J Card Fail. 2009 Oct; 15(8):645-50.
  3. Elkayam U, Janmohamed M, Hatamizadeh P, Heywood JT, Wei LJ, Mills RM. Impact of acute serum creatinine elevation in patients treated with nesiritide. Clin Cardiol. 2009 Apr; 32(4):215-9.
  4. Elkayam U, Janmohamed M, Habib M, Hatamizadeh P. Vasodilators in the management of acute heart failure. Crit Care Med. 2008 Jan; 36(1 Suppl):S95-105.
  5. Elkayam U, Hatamizadeh P, Janmohamed M. The challenge of correcting volume overload in hospitalized patients with decompensated heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Feb 13; 49(6):684-6.
  6. Bitar F, Lerman A, Akhter MW, Hatamizadeh P, Janmohamed M, Khan S, Elkayam U. Variable response of conductance and resistance coronary arteries to endothelial stimulation in patients with heart failure due to nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2006 Sep; 11(3):197-202.

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