Akshay Bagai

MD, FRCPC, MHS

Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Biography

Please note Dr. Bagai will not be taking any summer students in 2019.

Dr. Akshay Bagai is a practicing interventional cardiologist at St. Michael’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Bagai received his MD and trained in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of Toronto. He completed his training in Interventional Cardiology at St. Michael’s Hospital.  He obtained a Masters degree in Health Sciences from the Clinical Research Training Program at Duke University, USA. He returned to Toronto and joined the Division of Cardiology at St. Michael’s Hospital in August 2014. His clinical and research interests are closely aligned and include systems of care for acute coronary syndrome and out-of hospital cardiac arrest, adjunctive therapy in coronary syndromes and percutaneous coronary intervention, and revascularization strategies in acute and stable coronary disease.

Recent Publications

  1. Wong, GC, Welsford, M, Ainsworth, C, Abuzeid, W, Fordyce, CB, Greene, J et al.. 2019 Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology Guidelines on the Acute Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Focused Update on Regionalization and Reperfusion. Can J Cardiol. 2019;35 (2):107-132. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2018.11.031. PubMed PMID:30760415 .
  2. Cerrato, E, Bianco, M, Bagai, A, De Luca, L, Biscaglia, S, Luciano, A et al.. Short term outcome following acute phase switch among P2Y12 inhibitors in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome treated with PCI: A systematic review and meta-analysis including 22,500 patients from 14 studies. Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc. 2019;22 :39-45. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcha.2018.11.008. PubMed PMID:30560202 PubMed Central PMC6288462.
  3. Bagai, A, Lu, D, Lucas, J, Goyal, A, Herzog, CA, Wang, TY et al.. Temporal Trends in Utilization of Cardiac Therapies and Outcomes for Myocardial Infarction by Degree of Chronic Kidney Disease: A Report From the NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018;7 (24):e010394. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.010394. PubMed PMID:30514137 PubMed Central PMC6405599.
  4. Dodson, JA, Hochman, JS, Roe, MT, Chen, AY, Chaudhry, SI, Katz, S et al.. The Association of Frailty With In-Hospital Bleeding Among Older Adults With Acute Myocardial Infarction: Insights From the ACTION Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018;11 (22):2287-2296. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2018.08.028. PubMed PMID:30466828 PubMed Central PMC6260951.
  5. Patel, A, Goodman, SG, Yan, AT, Alexander, KP, Wong, CL, Cheema, AN et al.. Frailty and Outcomes After Myocardial Infarction: Insights From the CONCORDANCE Registry. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018;7 (18):e009859. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.009859. PubMed PMID:30371219 PubMed Central PMC6222944.
  6. Shavadia, JS, Roe, MT, Chen, AY, Lucas, J, Fanaroff, AC, Kochar, A et al.. Association Between Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Pre-Activation and Reperfusion Timing Metrics and Outcomes in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Report From the ACTION Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018;11 (18):1837-1847. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2018.07.020. PubMed PMID:30236357 .
  7. Yanagawa, B, Tam, DY, Hong, K, Mazine, A, Bagai, A, Shahbaz, NK et al.. Magna Ease Versus Trifecta Early Hemodynamics: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Innovations (Phila). ;13 (4):267-272. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000534. PubMed PMID:30124587 .
  8. Siriwardena, M, Bagai, A, Delgado, D, Ross, HJ, Rozenblyum, E, Rakowski, H et al.. Prognostic Implications of Point-of-Care and Serial B-type Natriuretic Peptide Levels in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Am. J. Cardiol. 2018;122 (8):1421-1428. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.07.007. PubMed PMID:30111486 .
  9. Liu, S, Worme, M, Yanagawa, B, Kumar, N, Buller, CE, Cheema, AN et al.. Treatment of Drug-Eluting Stent In-Stent Restenosis With Drug-Eluting Balloons: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Invasive Cardiol. 2018;30 (10):360-366. . PubMed PMID:30108189 .
  10. Yanagawa, B, Verma, S, Bagai, A, Puskas, JD. Should functional assessment of lesion severity be used to guide coronary bypass?. Curr. Opin. Cardiol. 2018;33 (5):565-570. doi: 10.1097/HCO.0000000000000549. PubMed PMID:29994809 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Scientist, Heart & Stroke / Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research
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