Atif Qasim, MD

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.

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Center of Excellence
400 Parnassus Ave., B1 Plaza Level
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 514-2381

Hours: Monday to Friday,
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

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. Gucuk Ipek E, Singh S, Viloria E, Feldman T, Grayburn P, Foster E, Qasim A. Impact of the MitraClip Procedure on Left Atrial Strain and Strain Rate. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Mar; 11(3):e006553.
  2. Jafri K, Ogdie A, Qasim A, Patterson SL, Gianfrancesco M, Izadi Z, Katz P, Yazdany J, Schmajuk G. Discordance of the Framingham cardiovascular risk score and the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association risk score in systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Feb; 37(2):467-474.
  3. Vemulapalli S, Lippmann SJ, Krucoff M, Hernandez AF, Curtis LH, Foster E, Qasim A, Wang A, Glower DD, Feldman T, Hammill BG. Cardiovascular events and hospital resource utilization pre- and post-transcatheter mitral valve repair in high-surgical risk patients. Am Heart J. 2017 Jul; 189:146-157.
  4. Teismann NA, Ching B, Shyy W, Knight RS, Kornblith A, Webb E, Bogerman M, Qasim A. Technical Pitfalls in Sonography of the Inferior Vena Cava: Beware the Diaphragm. J Ultrasound Med. 2017 May; 36(5):1071-1072.
  5. Hayashida K, Yasuda S, Matsumoto T, Amaki M, Mizuno S, Tobaru T, Jujo K, Ootomo T, Yamaguchi J, Fukuda K, Saito S, Foster E, Qasim A, Kitakaze M, Yozu R, Takayama M. AVJ-514 Trial - Baseline Characteristics and 30-Day Outcomes Following MitraClip« Treatment in a Japanese Cohort. Circ J. 2017 Jul 25; 81(8):1116-1122.
  6. Bhatt AB, Mulvey CK, Qasim AN, Nair JV, Rickels MR, Prenner SB, Iqbal N, Reilly MP. Selective association of electrocardiographic abnormalities with insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional analysis. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2016 10; 32(7):736-744.
  7. Qamar A, Khetarpal SA, Khera AV, Qasim A, Rader DJ, Reilly MP. Plasma apolipoprotein C-III levels, triglycerides, and coronary artery calcification in type 2 diabetics. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Aug; 35(8):1880-8.
  8. Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Muse ED, Qasim AN, Reilly MP, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Criqui MH, McClelland RL, Hughes-Austin JM, Allison MA. Leptin and incident cardiovascular disease: the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis. 2015 Mar; 239(1):67-72.
  9. Mehta N, Qamar A, Qu L, Qasim AN, Mehta NN, Reilly MP, Rader DJ. Differential association of plasma angiopoietin-like proteins 3 and 4 with lipid and metabolic traits. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 May; 34(5):1057-63.
  10. 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.
  11. 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 ▀-cell function with coronary artery calcification and microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2014; 37(1):124-33.
  12. 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.
  13. 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, N÷thlings 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 05; 61(9):957-70.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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 Feb 10; 7(2):e1001300.
  18. 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 01; 107(3):393-8.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.

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