Biography

Alpesh A. Amin, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He also serves as Associate Program Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support at UT Southwestern, Medical Director of Parkland Memorial Hospital’s Heart Failure Clinic, and as a regional board reviewer for UNOS.  His areas of clinical expertise include congestive heart failure, cardiomyopathy, mechanical circulatory support, echocardiography, congenital heart disease, and pre- and post-cardiac transplantation care.

Dr. Amin joined the faculty at UT Southwestern in 2012.  His career interests are heart failure disease management, coordinating care through integrated practice units, quality improvement, and understanding the role of mobile heath as a means of achieving and improving health across the continuum of care.

Education

Medical School
University of Missouri-Kansas City (1998)
Residency
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (2001), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
Saint Luke's Health System (2011), Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship
Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute Heart Failure/Transplant Fellowship (2012), Heart Failure/cardiac Transplant

Publications

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Real-world lessons from the implementation of a depression screening protocol in acute myocardial infarction patients: implications for the American Heart Association depression screening advisory.
Smolderen KG, Buchanan DM, Amin AA, Gosch K, Nugent K, Riggs L, Seavey G, Spertus JA Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2011 May 4 3 283-92
Acute coronary syndrome patients with depression have low blood cell membrane omega-3 fatty acid levels.
Amin AA, Menon RA, Reid KJ, Harris WS, Spertus JA Psychosom Med 2008 Oct 70 8 856-62
The prevalence of unrecognized depression in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
Amin AA, Jones AM, Nugent K, Rumsfeld JS, Spertus JA Am. Heart J. 2006 Nov 152 5 928-34