Kambiz Ghafourian

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Research Interests

Dr. Ghafourian is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and a staff cardiologist in the Center for Heart Failure of Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. He earned his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Ghafourian completed his training in Internal Medicine followed by a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University. He also completed a fellowship in advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation at Cedars Sinai Medical Center before joining the faculty at Northwestern University. Dr. Ghafourian' s research focus is on cardiac transplantation with particular interest in the management of candidates who are highly sensitized with HLA antibodies.

Training Experience

2011Residency, Georgetown University Hospital
2014Fellowship, Georgetown University Hospital
2015Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, University of Southern California

… → 2007

Medicine, MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

… → 2001

Research interests

  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Mechanical Circulatory Assistance


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