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Meet the Doctor

Dr. Ismail T. Dairywala, MD, FACC.

Dr. Dairywala is a board-certified physician specializing in cardiovascular diseases, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Dairywala combines his cardiology expertise with his warm, personable bedside manner to create a compassionate healthcare environment for each patient. He understands the value of educating, empowering, and listening to every person he treats. This practice helps patients feel comfortable, confident, and understood during their medical journey.

In addition to his work with patients, Dr. Dairywala has also made advancements in the field of cardiology as a researcher. He has completed research fellowships and has worked in world-renowned teaching hospitals. See his list of research publications and contributions below.

Qualification & Certification

Educational & Training

Fellowship
Interventional Cardiology, Drexel University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2004

Fellowship
Cardiovascular Disease, Drexel University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003

Residency
Internal Medicine, Saginaw Cooperative Hospital Inc., Saginaw, Michigan, 1997

Medical Degree (MD)
Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, 1992

Licensure and Certification
Texas State Medical License

American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Interventional Cardiology)

American Board of Nuclear Medicine (Nuclear Medicine)

Research
Publications
Kussmaul WG 3rd, Bowers B, Dairywala I. Method for coronary angiography in morbidly obese patients. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2005 Jun;65(2):268-70.
PubMed PMID: 15864804.

Dairywala IT, Lokhandwala J, Patrick H, Talucci R, Jain D. Severe refractory hypoxemia following a gunshot injury. Chest. 2005 Jan;127(1):398-401. PubMed PMID: 15654006.

Liu Z, McCormick D, Dairywala IT, Surabhi S, Goldberg S, Turi Z, Vannan MA. Catheter-based intracardiac echocardiography in the interventional cardiac laboratory. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2004 Sep;63(1):63-71. Review. PubMed
PMID: 15343570.

Li P, Dairywala IT, Liu Z, Stewart SR, Mathew B, Bowie D, Vannan MA. /Anatomic / and hemodynamic imaging using a new vector phased-array intracardiac catheter. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2002 Apr;15(4):349-55. PubMed PMID: 11944013.

Dairywala IT, Li P, Liu Z, Bowie D, Stewart SR, Bayoumy AA, Murthy TH, Vannan MA. Catheter-based interventions guided solely by a new phased-array intracardiac imaging catheter: in vivo experimental studies. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2002 Feb;15(2):150-8. PubMed PMID: 11836490.

Murthy TH, Li P, Locvicchio E, Baisch C, Dairywala IT, Armstrong WF, Vannan M. Real-time myocardial blood flow imaging in normal human beings with the use of myocardial contrast echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2001 Jul;14(7):698-705. PubMedPMID: 11447415.

Moscucci M, Dairywala IT, Chetcuti S, Mathew B, Li P, Rubenfire M, Vannan MA. Balloon atrial septostomy in end-stage pulmonary hypertension guided by a novel intracardiac echocardiographic transducer. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2001 Apr;52(4):530-4. PubMed PMID: 11285613.

Khan GN, Dairywala IT, Liu Z, Li P, Carroll J, Vannan MA. /Three-dimensional / echocardiography of left atrial appendage thrombus. Echocardiography. 2001. Feb;18(2):163-6. PubMed PMID: 11262541.

Dairywala IT, Li P, Khan GN, Carroll J, Deeb M, Vannan MA. /Mediastinal hematoma / following orthotopic heart transplantation. Echocardiography. 2000. Nov;17(8):737-8. PubMed PMID: 11153022.

Contributions to Major National Clinical Trials
Marso SP, Daniels GH, Brown-Frandsen K, Kristensen P, Mann JF, Nauck MA, Nissen SE, Pocock S, Poulter NR, Ravn LS, Steinberg WM, Stockner M, Zinman B, Bergenstal RM, Buse JB; LEADER Steering Committee; LEADER Trial Investigators.Liraglutide and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 28;375(4):311-22. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1603827. Epub 2016 PubMedPMID: 27295427; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4985288.

Mann JFE, Ørsted DD, Brown-Frandsen K, Marso SP, Poulter NR, Rasmussen S, Tornøe K, Zinman B, Buse JB; LEADER Steering Committee and Investigators. Liraglutide and Renal Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes.N Engl J Med. 2017 Aug 31;377(9):839-848. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1616011. PubMed PMID: 28854085.