Omar K. Siddiqi, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Omar Siddiqi
617.638.8760
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion

Biography

Omar Siddiqi, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Cardiovascular Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. He was initially appointed as an Instructor after completing his fellowship at Boston Medical Center, where he won the Fellow of the Year Teaching Award and the Workhorse Award. As a teacher he is created with developing a monthly “Imaging Show and Tell” conference for cardiology fellows. In addition to publishing papers and chapters, Dr. Siddiqi regularly presents papers and posters. He has served as Clinical Investigator of five studies, including one currently.

Education

  • Washington University School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Rhode Island, BS

Publications

  • Published on 7/27/2018

    Pandey S, Siddiqi OK. Tc-99m pyrophosphate imaging for transthyretin cardiac amyloidosis: Importance of estimation of cancer risk with the modality. J Nucl Cardiol. 2018 Jul 27. PMID: 30054791.

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  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Siddiqi OK, Sanchorawala V, Ruberg FL. Echocardiography and Survival in Light Chain Cardiac Amyloidosis: Back to Basics. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 May; 11(5):e007826. PMID: 29752394.

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  • Published on 3/8/2018

    Jhaveri T, Sarosiek S, Ruberg FL, Siddiqi O, Berk JL, Sanchorawala V. Once AL amyloidosis: not always AL amyloidosis. Amyloid. 2018 Mar 08; 1-2. PMID: 29516761.

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  • Published on 7/13/2017

    Siddiqi OK, Ruberg FL. Cardiac amyloidosis: An update on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2018 Jan; 28(1):10-21. PMID: 28739313.

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  • Published on 6/21/2017

    Siddiqi OK, Ruberg FL. Challenging the myths of cardiac amyloidosis. Eur Heart J. 2017 Jun 21; 38(24):1909-1912. PMID: 28444296.

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  • Published on 7/24/2015

    Siddiqi OK, Smoot KJ, Dufour AB, Cho K, Young M, Gagnon DR, Ly S, Temiyasathit S, Faxon DP, Gaziano JM, Kinlay S. Outcomes with prolonged clopidogrel therapy after coronary stenting in patients with chronic kidney disease. Heart. 2015 Oct; 101(19):1569-76. PMID: 26209334.

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  • Published on 3/13/2013

    O'Leary JM, Siddiqi OK, de Ferranti S, Landzberg MJ, Opotowsky AR. The Changing Demographics of Congenital Heart Disease Hospitalizations in the United States, 1998 Through 2010. JAMA. 2013 Mar 13; 309(10):984-986. PMID: 23471480.

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  • Published on 11/1/2012

    Siddiqi OK, Faxon DP. Very late stent thrombosis: current concepts. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2012 Nov; 27(6):634-41. PMID: 23075822.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/11/2011

    Opotowsky AR, Siddiqi OK, D'Souza B, Webb GD, Fernandes SM, Landzberg MJ. Maternal cardiovascular events during childbirth among women with congenital heart disease. Heart. 2012 Jan; 98(2):145-51. PMID: 21990383.

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  • Published on 7/28/2009

    Opotowsky AR, Siddiqi OK, Webb GD. Trends in hospitalizations for adults with congenital heart disease in the U.S. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Jul 28; 54(5):460-7. PMID: 19628123.

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