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Ashwat Singh Dhillon, MD
Clinical Instructor of Medicine (Fellow)
Medicine
HCT 1520 San Pablo St Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Overview

Dr. Dhillon’s research interests include cardiovascular imaging, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and takotsubo cardiomyopathy.

Dr. Dhillon earned his medical degree from Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College. He then went on to complete two fellowships, one in cardiac imaging research from Cleveland Clinic Hospital, and a vascular fellowship at Keck Medical Center of USC.

Awards

Cleveland Clinic Hospital : Best PGY2 Resident in Internal Medicine, 2011-2012

Publications

Dhillon A, Desai M. Disease-modifying medical therapy in phenotypically overt hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a case of too little, too late? Heart. 2016 Jan 6. View in: PubMed

Patel P, Dhillon A, Popovic ZB, Smedira NG, Rizzo J, Thamilarasan M, Agler D, Lytle BW, Lever HM, Desai MY. Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Patients Without Severe Septal Hypertrophy: Implications of Mitral Valve and Papillary Muscle Abnormalities Assessed Using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and Echocardiography. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Jul; 8(7):e003132. View in: PubMed

Dhillon A, Sweet W, Popovic ZB, Smedira NG, Thamilarasan M, Lytle BW, Tan C, Starling RC, Lever HM, Moravec CS, Desai MY. Association of noninvasively measured left ventricular mechanics with in vitro muscle contractile performance: a prospective study in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Dec; 3(6):e001269. View in: PubMed

Kobayashi T, Dhillon A, Popovic Z, Bhonsale A, Smedira NG, Thamilarasan M, Lytle BW, Lever HM, Desai MY. Differences in global and regional left ventricular myocardial mechanics in various morphologic subtypes of patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy referred for ventricular septal myotomy/myectomy. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Jun 1; 113(11):1879-85. View in: PubMed

Randhawa MS, Dhillon AS, Taylor HC, Sun Z, Desai MY. Diagnostic utility of cardiac biomarkers in discriminating Takotsubo cardiomyopathy from acute myocardial infarction. J Card Fail. 2014 May; 20(5):377. e25-31. View in: PubMed

Randhawa MS, Dhillon AS, Desai MY. Incremental use of biomarkers and electrocardiogram in differentiating takotsubo cardiomyopathy from acute myocardial infarction: a potential way to go. J Card Fail. 2014 Apr; 20(4):292-3. View in: PubMed

Randhawa MS, Dhillon AS, Taylor HC, Sun Z, Desai MY. Diagnostic utility of cardiac biomarkers in discriminating Takotsubo cardiomyopathy from acute myocardial infarction. J Card Fail. 2014 Jan; 20(1):2-8. View in: PubMed

To AC, Dhillon A, Desai MY. Cardiac magnetic resonance in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Oct; 4(10):1123-37. View in: PubMed

Desai MY, Dhillon A, To AC. Cardiac magnetic resonance in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2011 Feb; 13(1):67-76. View in: PubMed

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