Cardiologist: Amir Darki, MD | Loyola Medicine

Amir Darki, MD

Amir Darki, MD, FACC,FSCAI

Medicine

Cardiology
Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Cardiology, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital,Medical Director, Cardiology, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital

Languages Spoken

English
Patient Ratings
4.8 / 5 (109 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Aortic Aneurysm Endograft Treatment
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiac Catheterization And Angiography
  • Chest Pain
  • Coronary Angioplasty And Atherectomy
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Vascular Diseases (AVMs, Aneurysms)
  • Vascular Intervention

About Dr. Darki

Interests
Martial Arts, Cooking, Family

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
Residency
Loyola University Medical Center - Internal Medicine: General
Fellowship
  • Loyola University Medical Center - Cardiology
  • Loyola University Medical Center - Interventional Cardiology

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Interventional Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty, Cardiology
National Board of Echocardiography, Interventional Cardiology

Research

  • Acute submassive pulmonary embolism after SARS-CoV-2 infection: a case report of reinfection or prolonged hypercoagulable state. Pow, T; Allen, S; Brailovsky, Y; Darki, A, European heart journal. Case reports
  • Angiopoietin-2 correlates with pulmonary embolism severity right ventricular dysfunction, and intensive care unit admission., Newman, J; Brailovsky, Y; Allen, S; Bontekoe, E; Masic, D; Walenga, J; Fareed, J; Darki, A, Vascular medicine (London, England)
  • Comparison of outcomes in catheter-directed versus ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis for management of submassive pulmonary embolism. Allen, S; Chan, L; Masic, D; Porcaro, K; Morris, S; Haines, J; Leya, F; Bechara, CF; Lopez, J; Lewis, B; Steen, L; Fareed, J; Darki, A; Brailovsky, Y, Thrombosis research
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  • Hospitalization Rates Before and After Palliative Care Utilization for Heart Failure Patients (From a Nationwide Sample). Elkaryoni, A; Sperry, BW; Royce, A; Walsh, K; Bruno, E; Shah, S; Darki, A; Elgendy, I, The American Journal of Cardiology
  • Novel CT-derived parameter is associated with low cardiac index in acute pulmonary embolism. Brailovsky, Y; Masic, D; Allen, S; Lakhter, V; Bashir, R; Forfia, P; Bechara, CF; Leya, FS; Lopez, JJ; Lewis, BE; Steen, LE; Wexels, F; Fareed, J; Camren, GP; Hibbeln, J; Darki, A, Thrombosis research
  • Outcomes of ST-elevation myocardial infarction due to left main coronary artery: a nationwide cohort sample. Elkaryoni, A; Elgendy, IY; Qarajeh, R; Allen, S; Abdelkarim, I; Mallas, W; Leya, FS; Lewis, BE; Steen, LH; Lopez, JJ; Darki, A, Coronary artery disease
  • Paradoxical Embolism Causing Myocardial Infarction in a COVID-19 Patient Presenting With Pulmonary Embolism. Yu, MD; Desai, N; Sanagala, T; Darki, A, Cureus
  • PREDICTORS OF ANTICOAGULATION COMPLIANCE IN PATIENTS WITH PULMONARY EMBOLISM AFTER HOSPITAL ADMISSION. Merchant, Karim; Desai, Parth; Morris, Stephen; Masic, Dalila; DeSirkar, Sovik; Krepostman, Nicolas; Collins, Matthew; Antonios, Nathalie; Chan, Lucas; Newman, Joshua; Allen, Sorcha; Manshad, Ahmad; Kuhrau, Shannon; Fareed, Jawed; Elkaryoni, Ahmed; Brailovsky, Yevgeniy; Darki, Amir, Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)
  • Pulmonary Embolism Complicated by Acute Limb Ischemia Managed by Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy. Marginean, A; Haines, JF; Perez-Tamayo, RA; Bechara, C; Darki, A, Cureus
  • Change in Hospitalization Rates After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Chronic Total Occlusion (from a Nationwide Cohort Sample). Elkaryoni, A; Elgendy, IY; Genev, I; Khalil, M; Darki, A, The American Journal of Cardiology
  • Difficulties of Managing Submassive and Massive Pulmonary Embolism in the Era of COVID-19. Marginean, A; Masic, D; Brailovsky, Y; Fareed, J; Darki, A, JACC. Case reports
  • Effect of Acute Pulmonary Embolism on the Hospitalization Rates in Patients with Heart Failure (From a Nationwide Cohort Sample). Elkaryoni, A; Merchant, KR; Brailovsky, Y; Bunte, MC; Sperry, BW; Darki, A, The American Journal of Cardiology
  • Impact of Pulmonary Embolism Response Team on Anticoagulation Prescribing Patterns in Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Kuhrau, S; Masic, D; Mancl, E; Brailovsky, Y; Porcaro, K; Morris, S; Haines, J; Charo, K; Fareed, J; Darki, A, Journal of pharmacy practice
  • Pulmonary embolism response team implementation improves awareness and education among the house staff and faculty. Brailovsky, Y; Kunchakarra, S; Lakhter, V; Barnes, G; Masic, D; Mancl, E; Porcaro, K; Bechara, CF; Lopez, JJ; Simpson, K; Mathew, V; Fareed, J; Darki, A, JOURNAL OF THROMBOSIS AND THROMBOLYSIS
  • Radiation Dose Variability Across Institutions: A Wake-Up Call for Interventional Cardiology? Lopez, JJ; Darki, A, JACC. Cardiovascular interventions
  • Safety and Effectiveness of Long-Term Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation Among Nonagenarians: A Real-World Analysis. Elkaryoni, A; Barssoum, K; Barakat, AF; Elgendy, IY; Elsayed, M; Muhanna, A; Arnason, A; Shatla, I; Darki, A; Wimmer, AP, The American Journal of Cardiology
  • Impact of Emergency Medical Services Activation of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and a 24-Hour/Day In-Hospital Interventional Cardiology Team on Treatment Times (Door to Balloon and Medical Contact to Balloon) for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Pulia, M; Salman, T; O'Connell, TF; Balasubramanian, N; Gaines, R; Shah, F; Henry, M; Leya, F; Mathew, V; Bufalino, D; Steen, L; Lewis, B; Darki, A; Cichon, M; Fennessy, M; Sielaff, A; Haas, M; Lopez, JJ, The American Journal of Cardiology
  • Technical success and long-term outcomes after anomalous right coronary artery stenting with cardiac computed tomography angiography correlation. Darki, A; Motiwala, A; Bakhos, L; Lewis, BE; Lopez, JJ; Steen, LH; Mathew, V; Leya, FS, Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions
  • Case report of a metastatic squamous cell carcinoma to the pericardium masquerading as ST elevation myocardial infarction on ECG. Brailovsky, Y; Darki, A; Mathew, V, European heart journal. Case reports
  • Meta-Analysis of Studies Comparing Dual- Versus Mono-Antiplatelet Therapy Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Al Halabi, S; Newman, J; Farkouh, ME; Fortuin, D; Leya, F; Sweeney, J; Darki, A; Lopez, J; Steen, L; Lewis, B; Webb, J; Leon, MB; Mathew, V, The American Journal of Cardiology
  • Rosai-Dorfman disease and left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy: A heart failure conundrum. Laubham, MP; Darki, A, Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Endovascular Repair of Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Aneurysms in a Patient with Marfan Syndrome-A Case Report Alhawasli, H.; Darki, A.; Lewis, B. E., The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc
  • Endovascular management of splenic artery aneurysms: case series using telescoping guide and cage/coil technique Darki, A.; Goswami, N. J.; Mishkel, G. J., Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions
  • Correlation of elevated troponin and echocardiography in acute ischemic stroke Darki, A.; Schneck, M. J.; Agrawal, A.; Rupani, A.; Barron, J. T., Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association
  • Hypereosinophilic syndrome with cardiac involvement in a pregnant patient with multiple sclerosis. Darki, A.; Kodali, P. P.; McPheters, J. P.; Virk, H.; Patel, M. R.; Jacobs, W., Texas Heart Institute Journal
  • Lipotamous cardiac disorders: two unusual cases and a review of the literature Ramana, R. K.; Darki, A.; Havens, M.; Wojcik, E.; Brylka, D.; Singh, M. M.; Leya, F., Journal of Invasive Cardiology
  • Usefulness of wide pulse pressure as a predictor of poor outcome after renal artery angioplasty and stenting. Dieter, R. S.; Darki, A.; Nanjundappa, A.; Chhokar, V. S.; Khadim, G.; Morshedi-Meibodi, A.; Freihage, J. H.; Steen, L.; Lewis, B.; Leya, F., American Journal of Cardiology
  • Biomarkers of Thrombo-Inflammatory Responses in Pulmonary Embolism Patients With Pre-Existing Versus New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation. Patel, D; Darki, A; Hoppensteadt, D; Darwish, I; Syed, M; Brailovsky, Y; Fareed, J, Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
  • Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte and Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratios Predict All-Cause Mortality in Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Phan, T; Brailovsky, Y; Fareed, J; Hoppensteadt, D; Iqbal, O; Darki, A, Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
  • Right Ventricular Outflow Doppler Predicts Low Cardiac Index in Intermediate Risk Pulmonary Embolism. Brailovsky, Y; Lakhter, V; Weinberg, I; Porcaro, K; Haines, J; Morris, S; Masic, D; Mancl, E; Bashir, R; Alkhouli, M; Rosenfield, K; Mathew, V; Lopez, J; Bechara, CF; Joyce, C; Fareed, J; Darki, A, Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
  • Upregulation of Inflammatory Cytokines in Pulmonary Embolism Using Biochip-Array Profiling. Bontekoe, E; Brailovsky, Y; Hoppensteadt, D; Bontekoe, J; Siddiqui, F; Newman, J; Iqbal, O; Reed, T; Fareed, J; Darki, A, Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis