Timir Paul, MD, PhD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI | Cardiolog
Timir Paul, MD, PhD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI | Associate Professor | Director, Interventional Cardiology | Associate Program Director: Cardiology Fellowship | Clerkship Director: Junior Medical Students | Cardiology
329 N. State of Franklin Road
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.
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 and transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures.
He is a recipient of the Cardiology attending of the year award, the best ETSU attending award, and excellence in teaching award for the last 3 consecutive years since the inception of this award given by cardiology fellows. He is also inducted by the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in 2018. He received a National Young Leadership recognition 2018 from Cardiovascular Research Technologies Foundation.
His research paper and recommendations changed the 2018 European Society of Cardiology guidelines on myocardial revascularization after 16 years. Dr. Paul has authored more than 100 publications. He published and presented more than 150 abstracts in national and international scientific meetings including ACC, AHA, SCAI, CRT, and TCT. His abstract received “Best of the Best Abstracts Award” at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, 2018. His papers have been cited in the European Society of Preventive Cardiology Guidelines and Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2018 Update and 2017 Update: a report from American Heart Association. He collaborated and implemented two IRB approved retrospective and prospective multicenter national registries as a local PI in collaboration with UT Southwestern, first for ETSU. He received a $250,000.00 PCORI award (2017-2019) as a co-lead investigator and an interdisciplinary grant of $ 50,000 for conducting a clinical trial. His research interests include subclinical atherosclerosis, vein graft intervention, embolic protection device, preventive cardiology, TAVR, anticoagulation, antiplatelet and peripheral arterial diseases.
He is an invited speaker for several national scientific meetings including Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapy, Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics, Cardiovascular Innovations, Emory Practical Interventional Conference and New Cardiovascular Horizons. He currently serves on the editorial board for Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine and PLOS ONE. He served as guest editor for PLOS ONE journal. He served on the editorial board for Cardiology Review Online from 2013-2016. He serves as reviewer for many prestigious cardiology journals including Catheterization Cardiovascular Interventions, Atherosclerosis, British Medical Journal, Journal of Interventional Cardiology, Journal of Invasive Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology, American Heart Journal, Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions and several others. He serves as a reviewer for AHA grant and abstracts for AHA and other scientific meetings.