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Department of Internal Medicine

Quillen College of Medicine

Timir Paul, MD, PhD, MPH | Cardiology

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Timir Paul

Timir Paul, MD, PhD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI |Associate Professor; Director, Interventional Cardiology | Associate Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship | Clerkship Director, Junior Medical Student

329 N. State of Franklin Road
(423) 979-4100


Graduate: MD, University of Dhaka, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh; MPH Cardiovascular Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; PhD, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA.
Residency: Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN, 2005-2008.
Fellowship: Cardiology, Oschner Clinic, New Orleans, LA, 2008-2011; Interventional Cardiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, 2011- 2012.
Board Certifications: Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomat, American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases, Diplomat, American Board of Interventional Cardiology.

Brief Bio

Timir Paul, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at East Tennessee State University, TN. He received MD degree from Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh. He was awarded Ph.D. and MPH in Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Biostatistics by Tulane University, New Orleans. He pursued cardiovascular disease fellowship and interventional cardiology fellowship at Ochsner clinic, New Orleans and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

He currently serves as Director of Interventional Cardiology, Associate Program Director of Cardiology Fellowship and Junior Clerkship Director at Quillen College of Medicine. He is a full time interventional cardiologist and perform coronary interventions via radial artery and complex coronary interventions with hemodynamic supports. He also performs endovascular interventions for peripheral arterial diseases. He is currently involved in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures.

He is a recipient of the best cardiology attending of the year award for the last 2 consecutive years since its inception. He is also inducted by the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in 2018.

Dr. Paul has authored more than 100 publications. He published and presented more than 100 abstracts in national and international scientific meetings including ACC, AHA, SCAI and TCT. His research interests include subclinical atherosclerosis, preventive cardiology, TAVR,

anticoagulation, antiplatelet and peripheral arterial diseases. He received a $250,000.00 PCORI award (2017-2019) as a co-lead investigator. He was recognized as a young researcher with Early Career Award from the Cardiovascular Innovations in 2017.

He is an invited speaker for several national scientific meetings including Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapy, Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics, Cardiovascular Innovations and New Cardiovascular Horizons. He currently serves on the editorial board for Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine. He served on the editorial board for Cardiology Review Online from 2013-2016. He serves as reviewer for Catheterization Cardiovascular Interventions, Atherosclerosis, British Medical Journal, Journal of Interventional Cardiology, Journal of Invasive Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology, American Heart Journal, Circulation: Interventions and several others. He serves as a reviewer for AHA grant and abstracts for AHA and other scientific meetings

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