• 125 Citations
20132022
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Research Interests

Akhil Narang, MD is a cardiologist at Northwestern Medicine and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Narang specializes in the use of advanced cardiovascular imaging (echocardiography, cardiac MRI, and cardiac CT) to aid in the diagnosis and management of patients. He is particularly interested in treating patients with structural and valvular heart disease. Dr. Narang is part of the structural heart imaging team that works closely with interventional cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Narang is an active member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), and the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR). He has served in numerous leadership positions in the past including Chair of the ACC Fellows-in-Training Section and Chair of the SCMR Early Career Section. Additionally he was selected to the Leadership Academies for both ACC and ASE. Dr. Narang is actively involved in a variety of research related to cardiovascular imaging, He has published multiple peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and review articles. He is interested in the development, application, and testing of emerging cardiovascular imaging tools.

Certifications and Licenses

Echocardiography
Adult Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2009Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
2011Internship, University of Chicago
2013Residency, University of Chicago
2014Residency, University of Chicago
2017Fellowship, University of Chicago
2018Fellowship, University of Chicago

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

… → 2010

Research interests

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Clinical Research
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Research Development
  • Valvular Disease

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Grants 2019 2022

Research Output 2013 2019

  • 125 Citations
  • 21 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 1 Letter

3D echocardiographic global longitudinal strain can identify patients with mildly-to-moderately reduced ejection fraction at higher cardiovascular risk

Medvedofsky, D., Lang, R. M., Weinert, L., Tehrani, D. M., Narang, A. & Mor-Avi, V., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mortality
Survival
Left Ventricular Function
Stroke Volume
Echocardiography
2 Citations (Scopus)

A histopathologic schema to quantify the burden of cardiac amyloidosis: Relationship with survival and echocardiographic parameters

Mehta, P., Chapel, D. B., Goyal, N., Yu, D. B., Mor-Avi, V., Narang, A., Addetia, K., Sarswat, N., Lang, R. M., Husain, A. N. & Patel, A. R., Feb 1 2019, In : Echocardiography. 36, 2, p. 285-291 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyloidosis
Survival
Prealbumin
Light
Mortality
1 Citation (Scopus)

Automated, machine learning-based, 3D echocardiographic quantification of left ventricular mass

Volpato, V., Mor-Avi, V., Narang, A., Prater, D., Gonçalves, A., Tamborini, G., Fusini, L., Pepi, M., Patel, A. R. & Lang, R. M., Feb 1 2019, In : Echocardiography. 36, 2, p. 312-319 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Machine Learning
Heart Ventricles
Echocardiography
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Stress Perfusion Imaging for Evaluation of Patients With Chest Pain

Kwong, R. Y., Ge, Y., Steel, K., Bingham, S., Abdullah, S., Fujikura, K., Wang, W., Pandya, A., Chen, Y. Y., Mikolich, J. R., Boland, S., Arai, A. E., Bandettini, W. P., Shanbhag, S. M., Patel, A. R., Narang, A., Farzaneh-Far, A., Romer, B., Heitner, J. F., Ho, J. Y. & 16 others, Singh, J., Shenoy, C., Hughes, A., Leung, S. W., Marji, M., Gonzalez, J. A., Mehta, S., Shah, D. J., Debs, D., Raman, S. V., Guha, A., Ferrari, V. A., Schulz-Menger, J., Hachamovitch, R., Stuber, M. & Simonetti, O. P., Oct 8 2019, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 74, 14, p. 1741-1755 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Chest Pain
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Ischemia
Gadolinium
1 Citation (Scopus)

First Clinical Experience With 3-Dimensional Echocardiographic Transillumination Rendering

Genovese, D., Addetia, K., Kebed, K., Kruse, E., Yamat, M., Narang, A., Patel, A. R., Badano, L. P., Muraru, D., Gonçalves, A., Mor-Avi, V. & Lang, R. M., Sep 1 2019, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 12, 9, p. 1868-1871 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transillumination
Three-Dimensional Echocardiography