- Residency - University of Michigan School of Medicine (2001-2004), Internal Medicine
- Fellowship - Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (2010-2011), Adults W/congenital Heart Disease
- Fellowship - Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (2004-2010), Cardiology
- Medical School - UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1997-2001)
Ari Cedars, M.D.
- Internal Medicine - Cardiology
- High Risk Pregnancy in Congenital Heart Disease
- Heart Failure & Cardiac Support
Ari Cedars, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in the care of adults with congenital heart disease.
Dr. Cedars earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School and received advanced training in cardiology and adult congenital heart disease through fellowships at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, cardiology, and adult congenital heart disease, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2018.
Dr. Cedars is an administrative board member for the Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology and head of the adult congenital heart disease research interest group for the National Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network. In addition, he’s section leader of the adult congenital heart disease and pediatric cardiology section for the Texas chapter of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Cedars has published several academic articles and won multiple awards for excellence in teaching.
Sustaining Happiness in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
Cedars A, Opotowsky AR World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery 2016 09 7 5 635-7
Comparison of Efficacy and Safety of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients With Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valves.
Sannino A, Cedars A, Stoler RC, Szerlip M, Mack MJ, Grayburn PA The American journal of cardiology 2017 Nov 120 9 1601-1606
Contemporary Hospitalization Rate Among Adults With Complex Congenital Heart Disease.
Cedars A, Benjamin L, Vyhmeister R, Harris K, Bradley EA, Wadia S, Awad AJ, Novak E World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery 2016 May 7 3 334-43
Effect of Ambrisentan on Exercise Capacity in Adult Patients After the Fontan Procedure.
Cedars AM, Saef J, Peterson LR, Coggan AR, Novak EL, Kemp D, Ludbrook PA The American journal of cardiology 2016 May 117 9 1524-32
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients Experience Similar Symptoms of Disease Activity.
Cedars AM, Stefanescu Schmidt A, Broberg C, Zaidi A, Opotowsky A, Grewal J, Kay J, Bhatt AB, Novak E, Spertus J Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes 2016 Mar 9 2 161-70
Increased Body Mass Index Is Associated with Congestive Heart Failure and Mortality in Adult Fontan Patients.
Martinez SC, Byku M, Novak EL, Cedars AM, Eghtesady P, Ludbrook PA, Billadello JJ Congenital heart disease 2016 Jan-Feb 11 1 71-9
Cardiac Denial and Psychological Predictors of Cardiac Care Adherence in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease.
White KS, Pardue C, Ludbrook P, Sodhi S, Esmaeeli A, Cedars A Behavior modification 2016 Jan 40 1-2 29-50
Primary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Adults with Transposition of the Great Arteries: A Review of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Placement.
Sodhi SS, Cedars AM Texas Heart Institute journal 2015 Aug 42 4 309-18
Eicosanoid signalling pathways in the heart.
Jenkins CM, Cedars A, Gross RW Cardiovascular research 2009 May 82 2 240-9
Intrinsic diurnal variations in cardiac metabolism and contractile function.
Young ME, Razeghi P, Cedars AM, Guthrie PH, Taegtmeyer H Circulation research 2001 Dec 89 12 1199-208
Clinical predictors of length of stay in adults with congenital heart disease.
Cedars A, Benjamin L, Burns SV, Novak E, Amin A Heart (British Cardiac Society) 2017 08 103 16 1258-1263
Acute decompensated heart failure: contemporary medical management.
Joseph SM, Cedars AM, Ewald GA, Geltman EM, Mann DL Texas Heart Institute journal 2009 36 6 510-20
Invited Commentary: The specialty of adult congenital heart disease.
Cedars AM Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center) 2016 Apr 29 2 174-5
Coronary artery fistula between the left anterior descending artery and pulmonary artery.
Al-Douri A, Cedars A, Tran D Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center) 2018 Jan 31 1 64-66
? generates hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acids opening the mitochondrial permeability transition pore.
Moon SH, Liu X, Cedars AM, Yang K, Kiebish MA, Joseph SM, Kelley J, Jenkins CM, Gross RW The Journal of biological chemistry 2018 Jan 293 1 115-129
Predictors of Rehospitalization Among Adults With Congenital Heart Disease Are Lesion Specific.
Cedars AM, Burns S, Novak EL, Amin AP Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes 2016 Sep 9 5 566-75
Contributors to disease-specific health knowledge in adults with congenital heart disease: A correlational study.
Saef J, Sodhi S, Tecson KM, Al Rashida V, Mi Ko J, White KS, Ludbrook PA, Cedars AM Congenital heart disease 2018 Sep
In Heart Failure, Where You Have Been May Be More Important Than Where You Are: A Role for Patient-Reported Outcomes.
Cedars AM The American journal of cardiology 2017 Mar 119 5 813-815
Rehospitalization Is a Major Determinant of Inpatient Care Costs in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
Cedars AM, Burns S, Novak EL, Amin AP Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2016 Mar 67 10 1254-1255
Heart Failure in Adults who had the Fontan Procedure: Natural History, Evaluation, and Management.
Cedars A, Joseph S, Ludbrook P Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine 2013 Oct 15 5 587-601
Calcium-independent phospholipases in the heart: mediators of cellular signaling, bioenergetics, and ischemia-induced electrophysiologic dysfunction.
Cedars A, Jenkins CM, Mancuso DJ, Gross RW Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology 2009 Apr 53 4 277-89
Characteristics of hospital admissions associated with implantable cardioverter defibrillator placement among adults with congenital heart disease.
Baskar S, Veldtman GR, Khoury PR, Opotowsky AR, Cedars AM International journal of cardiology 2018 Jul
Physical Activity-Related Drivers of Perceived Health Status in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease.
Ko JM, White KS, Kovacs AH, Tecson KM, Apers S, Luyckx K, Thomet C, Budts W, Enomoto J, Sluman MA, Wang JK, Jackson JL, Khairy P, Cook SC, Subramanyan R, Alday L, Eriksen K, Dellborg M, Berghammer M, Johansson B, Mackie AS, Menahem S, Caruana M, Veldtman G, Soufi A, Fernandes SM, Callus E, Kutty S, Gandhi A, Moons P, Cedars AM The American journal of cardiology 2018 Jul
Outcomes following implantation of mechanical circulatory support in adults with congenital heart disease: An analysis of the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS).
VanderPluym CJ, Cedars A, Eghtesady P, Maxwell BG, Gelow JM, Burchill LJ, Maltais S, Koehl DA, Cantor RS, Blume ED The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 2018 Jan 37 1 89-99
Effects of eplerenone on markers of myocardial fibrosis, 6-minute walk distance, and quality of life in adults with tetralogy of Fallot and complete transposition of the great arteries.
Sodhi SS, Zhang TJ, McDonald R, Al Rashida V, Kondapalli N, Barger P, Ludbrook P, Cedars AM Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center) 2018 Jan 31 1 12-19
Clinical and Psychological Drivers of Perceived Health Status in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease.
Ko JM, Tecson KM, Rashida VA, Sodhi S, Saef J, Mufti M, White KS, Ludbrook PA, Cedars AM The American journal of cardiology 2018 Feb 121 3 377-381
Red Flags for Maltese Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Poorer Dental Care and Less Sports Participation Compared to Other European Patients-An APPROACH-IS Substudy.
Caruana M, Apers S, Kovacs AH, Luyckx K, Thomet C, Budts W, Sluman M, Eriksen K, Dellborg M, Berghammer M, Johansson B, Soufi A, Callus E, Moons P, Grech V Pediatric cardiology 2017 Jun 38 5 965-973
Short-Term Costs and Hospitalization Rates in Patients With Adult Congenital Heart Disease After Pulmonic Valve Replacement.
Mikhalkova D, Novak E, Cedars A The American journal of cardiology 2016 Nov 118 10 1552-1557
Slope of the anterior mitral valve leaflet: a new measurement of left ventricular unloading for left ventricular assist devices and systolic dysfunction.
Martinez SC, Bradley EA, Novak EL, Rasalingam R, Cedars AM, Ewald GA, Silvestry SC, Joseph SM Texas Heart Institute journal 2014 Jun 41 3 262-72
Cardiovascular disease in late survivors of tetralogy of fallot: a tertiary care center experience.
Bradley E, Parker J, Novak E, Ludbrook P, Billadello J, Cedars A Texas Heart Institute journal 2013 40 4 418-23
Massive global right ventricular hypertrophy with both fixed and dynamic obstruction and pulmonary valve dysplasia.
Cedars AM, Javidan-Nejad C, Goyal M, Billadello J, Ludbrook P Congenital heart disease 2012 Jan-Feb 7 1 66-70
Facile identification and quantitation of protein phosphorylation via beta-elimination and Michael addition with natural abundance and stable isotope labeled thiocholine.
Chen M, Su X, Yang J, Jenkins CM, Cedars AM, Gross RW Analytical chemistry 2010 Jan 82 1 163-71
Load-induced changes in vivo alter substrate fluxes and insulin responsiveness of rat heart in vitro.
Doenst T, Goodwin GW, Cedars AM, Wang M, Stepkowski S, Taegtmeyer H Metabolism: clinical and experimental 2001 Sep 50 9 1083-90
Insulin-stimulated glucose transport is dependent on Golgi function in isolated working rat heart.
Doenst T, Cedars AM, Taegtmeyer H Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 2000 Aug 32 8 1481-8
Call for a disease-specific patient-reported outcome tool in adult congenital heart disease.
Cedars AM, Spertus JA Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes 2014 Nov 7 6 971-4
An Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) analysis of hospitalization, functional status, and mortality after mechanical circulatory support in adults with congenital heart disease.
Cedars A, Vanderpluym C, Koehl D, Cantor R, Kutty S, Kirklin JK The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 2018 May 37 5 619-630
Lesion-Specific Factors Contributing to Inhospital Costs in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease.
Cedars AM, Burns S, Novak EL, Amin AP The American journal of cardiology 2016 Jun 117 11 1821-5
- Sustaining Happiness in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
- High Risk Pregnancy in Congenital Heart Disease
- Heart Failure & Cardiac Support
- Congenital Heart Disease Management