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David Harris, MD

Medical Director; 6 South Cardiovascular Services; Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program

Clinical Interest


Research Interests

Clinical Expertise: Cardiac MRI, Echocardiography; Research Interests: Stress Induced Cardiomyopathy, Assessment of Mitral Regurgitation


Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine
Nuclear Cardiology

  • Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency-Internal Medicine: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Fellowship-Cardiovascular Disease: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Fellowship-Advanced Cardiac Imaging: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Undergraduate Degree: Johns Hopkins University
Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) 10/31/2012
  • National Board of Echocardiography 11/30/2012
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology 12/07/2014
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way, MLC 0542
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-4721
  • Email
  • UC Institute Member Seal

Peer Reviewed Publications

Zhang, Xiaoying; Ai, Xiaojie; Nakayama, Hiroyuki; Chen, Biyi; Harris, David M; Tang, Mingxin; Xie, Yuping; Szeto, Christopher; Li, Yingxin; Li, Ying; Zhang, Hongyu; Eckhart, Andrea D; Koch, Walter J; Molkentin, Jeffery D; Chen, Xiongwen 2016. Persistent increases in Ca(2+) influx through Cav1.2 shortens action potential and causes Ca(2+) overload-induced afterdepolarizations and arrhythmias. Basic research in cardiology, 111 1, 4

Anjak, Ahmad; López-Candales, Angel; Lopez, Francisco R; Harris, David; Elwing, Jean 2014. Objective measures of right ventricular function during exercise: results of a pilot study. Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.), 31 4, 508-15

Lather, Navneet; Niziolek, Kyle; Toth, Peter; Harris, David M 2014. Calcific embolization with infective endocarditis involving the posterior mitral leaflet in a patient with underlying hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis, ,

Piehler KM, Wong TC, Puntil KS, Zareba KM, Lin K, Harris DM, Deible CR, Lacomis JM, Czeyda-Pommersheim F, Cook SC, Kellman P and Schelbert EB 2013. Free-Breathing Motion- Corrected Late Gadolinium Enhancement Is Robust and Extends Risk Stratification of Vulnerable Patients. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging, ,

Byrnes AA, Harris DM, Atabani SF, Sabundayo BP, Langan SJ, et al 2008. Immune activation and IL-12 production during acute/early HIV infection in the absence and presence of highly active, antiretroviral therapy. J Leukoc Biol., 84 , 1447-1453

Hanley DF, Naff NJ, Harris DM 2006. Intraventricular Hemorrhage: Presentation and Management Options. Seminars in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke, 5 3, 209-216

Pitari GM, Baksh RI, Harris DM, Li P, Kazerounian S, Waldman SA 2006. Interuption of homologous desensitization in cGMP signaling restores colon cancer cytostasis by bacterial enterotoxins. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther, 79 2, 13

Pitari GM, Ribaksh RI, Harris DM, Li P, Kazerounian S, Waldman SA 2005. Interuption of Homologous Desensitization in Cyclic Guanosine 3’, 5’-Monophosphate Signaling Restores Colon Cancer Cytostasis by Bacterial Enterotoxins. Cancer Research, 65 , 11129-11135