- Residency - Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital (2012-2015), Internal Medicine
- Medical School - Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (2000-2007)
- Fellowship - Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA (2015-2017), Cardiovascular Imaging
- Fellowship - Los Angeles County Harbor UCLA Medical Center (2017-2020), Cardiology
Sina Rahmani, M.D.
- Internal Medicine - Cardiology
- General Cardiology
- Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Sina Rahmani, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in cardiology.
Dr. Rahmani earned his medical degree at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Shiraz, Iran. He completed a residency in internal medicine at UCSF East Bay – Alameda County Medical Center, followed by advanced training in cardiology and cardiovascular imaging through fellowships at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.
Dr. Rahmani is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, the American Heart Association, and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
- American College of Cardiology
- American College of Physicians
- American Heart Association
- Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
- Scholar of the Year, Internal Medicine Residency Program 2015, Alameda County Medical Center
Incidental Findings in a Population Based Study Using Cardiac CT: Experience from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) in Incidental radiological findings
Sina Rahmani, Matthew Budoff (2017), New York, NY, Springer Berlin Heidelberg
- Incidental Findings in a Population Based Study Using Cardiac CT: Experience from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) in Incidental radiological findings
Coronary Artery Calcium Progression Is Associated With Coronary Plaque Volume Progression: Results From a Quantitative Semiautomated Coronary Artery Plaque Analysis.
Ceponiene I, Nakanishi R, Osawa K, Kanisawa M, Nezarat N, Rahmani S, Kissel K, Kim M, Jayawardena E, Broersen A, Kitslaar P, Budoff MJ, JACC. Cardiovascular imaging 2018 12 11 12 1785-1794
Correlation of Arterial Stiffness With Left Atrial Volume Index and Left Ventricular Mass Index in Young Adults: Evaluation by Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography.
Osawa K, Nakanishi R, Miyoshi T, Rahmani S, Ceponiene I, Nezarat N, Kanisawa M, Qi H, Jayawardena E, Kim N, Ito H, Budoff MJ, Heart, lung & circulation 2019 Jun 28 6 932-938
Presence, Characteristics, and Volumes of Coronary Plaque Determined by Computed Tomography Angiography in Young Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
Nezarat N, Budoff MJ, Luo Y, Darabian S, Nakanishi R, Li D, Sheidaee N, Kim M, Alani A, Matsumoto S, Rahmani S, Kanisawa M, Ceponiene I, Osawa K, Qi H, Hamal S, Kitslaar P, Broersen A, Flores F, Ipp E, Khazai B, The American journal of cardiology 2017 05 119 10 1566-1571
The diagnostic performance of SPECT-MPI to predict functional significant coronary artery disease by fractional flow reserve derived from CCTA (FFRCT): sub-analysis from ACCURACY and VCT001 studies.
Nakanishi R, Osawa K, Ceponiene I, Huth G, Cole J, Kim M, Nezarat N, Rahmani S, Li D, Gupta S, Rogers C, Dailing C, Budoff MJ, The international journal of cardiovascular imaging 2017 Dec 33 12 2067-2072
Imaging Atherosclerosis in Diabetes: Current State.
Rahmani S, Nakanishi R, Budoff MJ, Current diabetes reports 2016 11 16 11 105
Coronary Artery Calcium on Noncontrast Thoracic Computerized Tomography Scans and All-Cause Mortality.
Budoff MJ, Lutz SM, Kinney GL, Young KA, Hokanson JE, Barr RG, Steiner R, Nath H, Lopez-Garcia C, Duca LM, Rahmani S, Osawa K, Regan EA, Li D, Casaburi R, Circulation 2018 11 138 21 2437-2438
Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study Quantitative Coronary Plaque Progression Study: rationale and design.
Nakanishi R, Post WS, Osawa K, Jayawardena E, Kim M, Sheidaee N, Nezarat N, Rahmani S, Kim N, Hathiramani N, Susarla S, Palella F, Witt M, Blaha MJ, Brown TT, Kingsley L, Haberlen SA, Dailing C, Budoff MJ, Coronary artery disease 2018 Jan 29 1 23-29
HIV Infection Is Associated with Greater Left Ventricular Mass in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study.
Hutchins E, Wang R, Rahmani S, Nakanishi R, Haberlen S, Kingsley L, Witt MD, Palella FJ, Jacobson L, Budoff MJ, Post WS, AIDS research and human retroviruses 2019 08 35 8 755-761
Plaque progression assessed by a novel semi-automated quantitative plaque software on coronary computed tomography angiography between diabetes and non-diabetes patients: A propensity-score matching study.
Nakanishi R, Ceponiene I, Osawa K, Luo Y, Kanisawa M, Megowan N, Nezarat N, Rahmani S, Broersen A, Kitslaar PH, Dailing C, Budoff MJ, Atherosclerosis 2016 12 255 73-79
Cardiovascular response to exercise training in the systemic right ventricle of adults with transposition of the great arteries.
Shafer KM, Janssen L, Carrick-Ranson G, Rahmani S, Palmer D, Fujimoto N, Livingston S, Matulevicius SA, Forbess LW, Brickner B, Levine BD, The Journal of physiology 2015 Jun 593 11 2447-58
Rationale and design of a randomized trial of apixaban vs warfarin to evaluate atherosclerotic calcification and vulnerable plaque progression.
Osawa K, Nakanishi R, Win TT, Li D, Rahmani S, Nezarat N, Sheidaee N, Budoff MJ, Clinical cardiology 2017 Oct 40 10 807-813
Ischemic stroke/transient ischemic attack events and carotid artery disease in the absence of or with minimal coronary artery calcification: Results from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
Osawa K, Nakanishi R, McClelland RL, Polak JF, Bishop W, Sacco RL, Ceponiene I, Nezarat N, Rahmani S, Qi H, Kanisawa M, Budoff MJ, Atherosclerosis 2018 08 275 22-27
Automated estimation of image quality for coronary computed tomographic angiography using machine learning.
Nakanishi R, Sankaran S, Grady L, Malpeso J, Yousfi R, Osawa K, Ceponiene I, Nazarat N, Rahmani S, Kissel K, Jayawardena E, Dailing C, Zarins C, Koo BK, Min JK, Taylor CA, Budoff MJ, European radiology 2018 Sep 28 9 4018-4026
A novel density-volume calcium score by non-contrast CT predicts coronary plaque burden on coronary CT angiography: Results from the MACS (Multicenter AIDS cohort study).
Nakanishi R, Delaney JA, Post WS, Dailing C, Blaha MJ, Palella F, Witt M, Brown TT, Kingsley LA, Osawa K, Ceponiene I, Nezarat N, Rahmani S, Kanisawa M, Jacobson L, Budoff MJ, Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography 2020 May - Jun 14 3 266-271
- Coronary Artery Calcium Progression Is Associated With Coronary Plaque Volume Progression: Results From a Quantitative Semiautomated Coronary Artery Plaque Analysis.
- Cardiovascular Imaging
- Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression
- General Cardiology
- Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
- Chest Pain
- Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) Score