Shafkat Anwar, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
AddressSan Francisco CA 94158
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    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PAFellowship, Advanced Cardiac Imaging2013
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OHFellowship, Pediatric Cardiology2012
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MDResearch Fellowship2009
    Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DCResidency, Pediatrics2008
    The George Washington University, Washington, DCM.D.2005

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    Dr. Shafkat Anwar is a pediatric cardiologist with a specialty in non-invasive cardiac imaging, including echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

    He is the Director of the Pediatric Heart Center's Cardiac MRI and 3D+ Programs. He is also a Co-Founder and Co-Director of the UCSF Center for Advanced 3D+ Technologies (CA3D+).

    He is a founding member and the inaugural Chair of the Advanced 3D+ Visualization Special Interest Group in the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

    Dr. Anwar completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at Children's National Medical Center, as well as a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health.

    He completed fellowships in Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging at Cleveland Clinic and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

    Prior to joining UCSF, Dr. Anwar was Cardiology Director of Cardiac MRI at Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis Children's Hospital.

    At Wash. U. Dr. Anwar co-founded and co-directed the Center for 3D Printing, a multi-disciplinary 3D printing center.

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    1. 3D printing for preoperative planning and surgical simulation of ventricular assist device implantation in a failing systemic right ventricle. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2020 Nov - Dec; 14(6):e172-e174. Miller JR, Singh GK, Woodard PK, Eghtesady P, Anwar S. PMID: 32387100.
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    2. Two-Dimensional Strain is more Precise than Conventional Measures of Left Ventricular Systolic Function in Pediatric Patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2020 Jan; 41(1):186-193. Patel MD, Myers C, Negishi K, Singh GK, Anwar S. PMID: 31707490.
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    3. Potts Shunt Improves Right Ventricular Function and Coupling With Pulmonary Circulation in Children With Suprasystemic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 12; 11(12):e007964. Aggarwal M, Grady RM, Choudhry S, Anwar S, Eghtesady P, Singh GK. PMID: 30558504.
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    4. 3D Printing is a Transformative Technology in Congenital Heart Disease. JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2018 Apr; 3(2):294-312. Anwar S, Singh GK, Miller J, Sharma M, Manning P, Billadello JJ, Eghtesady P, Woodard PK. PMID: 30062215.
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    5. 3D Printing Provides a Precise Approach in the Treatment of Tetralogy of Fallot, Pulmonary Atresia with Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2018 Feb 03; 20(1):5. Anwar S, Rockefeller T, Raptis DA, Woodard PK, Eghtesady P. PMID: 29397465.
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    6. Comparison of two-dimensional strain analysis using vendor-independent and vendor-specific software in adult and pediatric patients. JRSM Cardiovasc Dis. 2017 Jan-Dec; 6:2048004017712862. Anwar S, Negishi K, Borowszki A, Gladding P, Popovic ZB, Erenberg F, Thomas JD. PMID: 28660071.
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    7. 3D Printing in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Rapid Prototyping in Cardiac Disease: 3D Printing the Heart. 2017. Anwar S, Singh GK, Petrucci O, Eghtesady P, Woodard PK, Billadello JJ.
    8. The Impact of the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Patch on Right Ventricular Strain in Tetralogy of Fallot: A Comparison with Valvar Pulmonary Stenosis Utilizing Cardiac Magnetic Resonance. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Mar; 38(3):617-623. Anwar S, Harris MA, Whitehead KK, Keller MS, Goldmuntz E, Fogel MA, Mercer-Rosa L. PMID: 28144689.
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    9. 3D Printing in Complex Congenital Heart Disease: Across a Spectrum of Age, Pathology, and Imaging Techniques. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 08; 10(8):953-956. Anwar S, Singh GK, Varughese J, Nguyen H, Billadello JJ, Sheybani EF, Woodard PK, Manning P, Eghtesady P. PMID: 27450874.
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    10. Myocarditis. Moss & Adams’ Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents, Including the Fetus and Young Adult. 2016. Simpson K, Anwar S, Canter CE.
    11. Rapid resolution of cardiac rhabdomyomas following everolimus therapy. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Dec 09; 2015. Choudhry S, Nguyen HH, Anwar S. PMID: 26661560.
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    12. Left aortic arch, right descending aorta, and right patent ductus arteriosus: precise depiction of a rare vascular ring with cardiac computed tomography. Circulation. 2015 Apr 14; 131(15):e404-5. Nguyen HH, Sheybani E, Manning P, Herman T, Anwar S. PMID: 25869006.
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    13. Leaving antegrade pulmonary blood flow results in reversal of flow in the azygous vein and decompression of the cavopulmonary circulation: mechanism of cyanosis defined with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Cardiol Young. 2014 Jun; 24(3):515-6. Anwar S, Whitehead KK, Harris MA. PMID: 24345722.
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    14. Pediatric chest pain: findings on exercise stress testing. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Jul; 51(7):659-62. Anwar S, Kavey RE. PMID: 22496178.
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    15. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the noncoronary cusp: not a benign lesion. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Oct; 33(7):1187-9. Anwar S, Brook M, Mavroudis C, Hobbs R, Lorber R. PMID: 22370815.
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    16. Pulmonary atresia with aortopulmonary and coronary artery collaterals: precise depiction by low-dose computed tomography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jan 03; 59(1):90. Anwar S, Qureshi AM, Arruda J, Bolen MA. PMID: 22192675.
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