Education & Training

Medical School

Aga Khan University Medical School


Internal Medicine

  • Rutgers University - Newark


Cardiovascular Disease

  • Aurora Health Care Program
  • Rutgers University - Newark


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease


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Academic Information

Assistant Professor


1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

P. 573-882-8450
F. 573-884-7743

Research Interests

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac CT
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Structural heart disease

Areas of Expertise

  • Advanced cardiac imaging
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac CT
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Valvular heart disease

Awards & Honors

  • Advanced training Level III – Echocardiography
  • Advanced training Level II Training – Cardiac CT
  • Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Honor Society (Full Member)
  • Diplomate – American Board of Internal Medicine — Cardiology
  • Diplomate – Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • Diplomate – American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Represented Rutgers University at New Jersey American College of Physicians Knowledge Challenge Bowl
  • Distinguished House Staff Award for Cardiac Critical Care Unit, Rutgers University
  • Young Investigator Award Travel Grant: 71st Annual Scientific Meeting of Japanese Circulation Society, Kobe, Japan.


  • Samad F, Agarwal A, Samad Z Stable Ischemic Heart Disease in Women – Current Perspectives. Int J Womens Health 2017 Sep 27;9:701-709. PMID:29033611
  • Samad F, Jain R, Jan MF, Sulemanjee N, Menaria P, Kalvin L, Bush M, Jahangir A, Khandheria BK, Tajik AJ.
    Malignant Cardiac Phenotypic Expression of Danon Disease (LAMP2 Cardiomyopathy). Int J Cardiol 2017  Oct
    15;245:201-206. PMID:28874292
  • Agarwal A, Yousefzai R, Shetabi K, Samad F, Aggarwal S, Cho C, Bush M, Jan MF, Khandheria BK, Paterick TE, Tajik AJ. Relationship of cardiac troponin to systolic global longitudinal strain in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Echocardiography. 2017 Oct;34(10):1470-1477. PMID: 28849602
  • Samad F, Hritani AW. EKG quiz case: Young man with Chest pain. American Journal of Academic Hospital Medicine.
  • Chaudhary M ,Samiullah S, Bhurgri H, Babar A, Samad F et al. Peppered & Rare: Gastric and duodenal pseudomelanosis. Pak J Med Sci. 2017 May-Jun;33(3):757- 760. PMID:28811809
  • Samad F. Ischemic heart disease in women: Under recognized and under treated! Int J Med. Public Health. 2017;7(2):72
  • Castro Y, Samad F, Hashim H, Waller AH Extension of Adrenocortical carcinoma into the right atrium . Pak J Med
    Sci 2017: 33(2) 510-12. PMID:28523067
  • Agarwal A, Samad F, Bush N et al A Great Imitator in Adult Cardiology Practice: Congenitally Corrected Transposition of Great Arteries. Congenital Heart Disease 2017;12: 143–152. PMID:28225206
  • Samad F, Harland D, Girzadas M, Jan MF, Tajik AJ. Athlete's heart vs. apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: look again! Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2017: 18(3): 381. PMID:28065914
  • Samad F. Effects of Fasting on Blood Pressure in Normotensive Males. J Fasting Health. 2016; 4(2): 75-76
  • Samad F, Qazi F, Pervaiz MB, Kella DK, Mansoor M, Osmani BZ, Mir F, Kadir MM. Effects of Ramadan Fasting on Blood Pressure in normotensive males. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2015 Apr-Jun;27(2):338- 42. PMID:26411111.
  • Samiullah S, Bhurgri H, Tufail M, Samad F, Patel S, Marium M, Pliner L, Brelvi Z, Wang W. Metastatic gastric MALT lymphoma masquerading as pulmonary infiltrates, with a dramatic response to chemotherapy. J
    Gastrointest Cancer. 2014 Dec;45 Suppl 1:151-4. doi: 10.1007/s12029-014- 9606-y. PMID: 24699985.
  •  Samiullah S, Samad F, Tang YM, Abdullah N, Marium M, Shaikh Z, Brelvi Z, Wang W. Double lumen esophagus: a rare complication of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Dig Endosc. 2014 Mar;26(2):282-4. doi: 10.1111/den.12041. Epub 2013 Mar 5. PMID: 23461771
  • Shoukat S, Anis M, Kella DK, Qazi F, Samad F, Mir F, Mansoor M, Parvez MB, Osmani B, Panju SA, Naqvi H. Prevalence of mistreatment or belittlement among medical students — a cross sectional survey at a private medical school in Karachi, Pakistan. PLoS One. 2010 Oct 15;5(10):e13429. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013429. PMID: 20976173.
  • Javeria, Samiullah, Marium, Neelofar, Samad F, Nabi G, Ghazal S. Urbach-Wiethe disease: experience at a tertiary care hospital in Abbottabad, Pakistan. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2008 Oct-Dec;20(4):86- 9. PMID: 19999213.
  •  Rohra D, Samad F, Imdad A.“Similar Looking Drug Names in Pakistan: A source of Medication Errors” Medical Channel. Jan 2007, Vol.13,No.1, pg 39-44.
  •  Samad F. Primary PCI in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Pakistan Journal of Cardiology Vol 26, No 1 & 2. Jan-Dec 2015