Akshay Bagai

MD, FRCPC, MHS

Investigator

Biography

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

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. Bui, KA, Matteau, A, Elbarouni, B, Bainey, KR, Fordyce, CB, Bagai, A et al.. Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes Beyond the First Year: A Canadian Clinical Practice Survey. CJC Open. 2020;2 (6):619-624. doi: 10.1016/j.cjco.2020.08.002. PubMed PMID:33305222 PubMed Central PMC7710997.
  2. Chaitman, BR, Alexander, KP, Cyr, DD, Berger, JS, Reynolds, HR, Bangalore, S et al.. Myocardial Infarction in the ISCHEMIA Trial: Impact of Different Definitions on Incidence, Prognosis, and Treatment Comparisons. Circulation. 2021;143 (8):790-804. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.047987. PubMed PMID:33267610 PubMed Central PMC7902479.
  3. Dhoot, A, Liu, S, Savu, A, Cheema, ZM, Welsh, RC, Bainey, KR et al.. Cardiac Stress Testing After Coronary Revascularization. Am J Cardiol. 2020;136 :9-14. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2020.08.051. PubMed PMID:32946857 .
  4. Sheth, T, Pinilla-Echeverri, N, Moreno, R, Wang, J, Wood, DA, Storey, RF et al.. Nonculprit Lesion Severity and Outcome of Revascularization in Patients With STEMI and Multivessel Coronary Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020;76 (11):1277-1286. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.07.034. PubMed PMID:32912441 .
  5. Prabhakar, M, Liu, S, Bagai, A, Yanagawa, B, Verma, S, Cheema, AN et al.. Assessment and management of coronary artery disease in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2020;35 (5):540-547. doi: 10.1097/HCO.0000000000000768. PubMed PMID:32649355 .
  6. Dehghani, P, Davidson, LJ, Grines, CL, Nayak, K, Saw, J, Kaul, P et al.. North American COVID-19 ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NACMI) registry: Rationale, design, and implications. Am Heart J. 2020;227 :11-18. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2020.05.006. PubMed PMID:32425198 PubMed Central PMC7229476.
  7. Wood, DA, Sathananthan, J, Gin, K, Mansour, S, Ly, HQ, Quraishi, AU et al.. Precautions and Procedures for Coronary and Structural Cardiac Interventions During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidance from Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology. Can J Cardiol. 2020;36 (5):780-783. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2020.03.027. PubMed PMID:32299781 PubMed Central PMC7102580.
  8. Maron, DJ, Hochman, JS, Reynolds, HR, Bangalore, S, O'Brien, SM, Boden, WE et al.. Initial Invasive or Conservative Strategy for Stable Coronary Disease. N Engl J Med. 2020;382 (15):1395-1407. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1915922. PubMed PMID:32227755 PubMed Central PMC7263833.
  9. Yanagawa, B, Lee, J, Ouzounian, M, Bagai, A, Cheema, A, Verma, S et al.. Mitral valve prosthesis choice in patients <70 years: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 20 219 patients. J Card Surg. 2020;35 (4):818-825. doi: 10.1111/jocs.14478. PubMed PMID:32092191 .
  10. Rocha, RV, Friedrich, JO, Hong, K, Lee, J, Cheema, A, Bagai, A et al.. Aortic valve replacement with pulmonary hypertension: Meta-analysis of 70 676 patients. J Card Surg. 2019;34 (12):1617-1625. doi: 10.1111/jocs.14309. PubMed PMID:31794128 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

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