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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

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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Research Output

  • 202 Citations
  • 25 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 1 Letter

Machine learning based quantification of ejection and filling parameters by fully automated dynamic measurement of left ventricular volumes from cardiac magnetic resonance images

Goyal, N., Mor-Avi, V., Volpato, V., Narang, A., Wang, S., Salerno, M., Lang, R. M. & Patel, A. R., Apr 2020, In : Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 67, p. 28-32 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Multimodality imaging to guide transcatheter treatment of severe degenerative tricuspid regurgitation with tricuspid valve-in-ring implantation and paravalvular leak closure

    Peters, A. C., Unger, E., Gong, F. F., El Hangouche, N., Puthumana, J. J., Thomas, J. D., Fusari, M., Davidson, C. J., Ricciardi, M. J., Pham, D., Flaherty, J. D. & Narang, A., Jun 1 2020, In : Echocardiography. 37, 6, p. 913-916 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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

  • 2 Scopus citations

    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

  • 2 Scopus citations

    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

  • 4 Scopus citations