Alireza Nazeri, MD

Dr. Alireza Nazeri is a clinical cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias). He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease and in clinical cardiac electrophysiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Show full bio

Dr. Nazeri completed his advanced training in adult cardiology and interventional cardiac electrophysiology at The Texas Heart Institute, where he is a member of the professional staff. He provides cardiac electrophysiology services at Mobitz Heart and Rhythm Center PLLC at the Texas Medical Center and affiliated hospitals in the Houston metropolitan area.

Dr. Nazeri has been and continues to be involved in advanced research in the fields of cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. His research has been published in prestigious medical journals and presented at national and international cardiology conferences. He is an active fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS) and of the American College of Cardiology (FACC).

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Interests

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Stroke prevention
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmia
  • Public health education

Education

  • Medical School:

    Tehran University of Medical Sciences

  • Residency:

    John Hospital and Medical Center at Wayne State University

Academic & Clinical Affiliations

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Morbitz Heart & Rhythm Center
  • Texas Children's Hospital

Publications

Chrispin, J., Mazur, A., Winterfield, J. et al. (2022). Non-invasive localization of premature ventricular focus: A prospective multicenter study. J Electrocardiol 72, 6–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2022.02.007.
Ganapathy, A. V., Nazeri, A., Ashton, J. et al. (2021). Contact-force recovery predicts the absence of cardiac perforation during steam pops. J Interv Card Electrophysiol 61, 181–186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-020-00794-y.
Nazeri, A. (2018). Clinical Challenges of Using Novel Oral Anticoagulants for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Tex Heart Inst J 45, 164–165. https://doi.org/10.14503/THIJ-18-6678.
Nazeri, A., Ganapathy, A. V., Massumi, A. et al. (2017). Effect of botulinum toxin on inducibility and maintenance of atrial fibrillation in ovine myocardial tissue. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 40, 693–702. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.13079.
Nazeri, A., Elayda, M. A., Segura, A. M. et al. (2016). Comparative efficacy of nebivolol and metoprolol to prevent tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy in a porcine model. Tex Heart Inst J 43, 477–481. https://doi.org/10.14503/THIJ-15-5495.
Pollet, M., Birnbaum, Y. and Nazeri, A. (2016). Heart block in a pacemaker: does this mean trouble? Tex Heart Inst J 43, 270–271. https://doi.org/10.14503/THIJ-16-5846.
Hoang, V., Nazeri, A. and Birnbaum, Y. (2016). Pacemaker gone wrong? Journal of Electrocardiology 49, 473–475. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2016.02.008.
Safavi-Naeini, P., Shanoon, F., Nazeri, A. et al. (2014). Cryoballoon pressure waveform change during balloon inflation is not a reliable predictor of adequate pulmonary vein occlusion. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 37, 1702–1707. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.12491.
Nazeri, A., Ganapathy, A., Massumi, A. et al. (2014). Contact-force recovery can predict cardiac perforation during radiofrequency ablation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 37, 1129–1132. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.12409.
Massumi, A., Chelu, M. G., Nazeri, A. et al. (2013). Initial experience with a novel percutaneous left atrial appendage exclusion device in patients with atrial fibrillation, increased stroke risk, and contraindications to anticoagulation. Am J Cardiol 111, 869–873. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2012.11.061.