Mohammed Ruzieh

Mohammed Ruzieh, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-CARDIOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-9065

About Mohammed Ruzieh

Mohammed Ruzieh, M.D., is an assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Ruzieh received his doctorate degree from An-Najah National University in Palestine. During medical school, he completed cardiology and emergency medicine clerkships at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. After Medical school, he completed internal medicine residency at the University of Toledo in Ohio. He then moved to Pennsylvania where he completed his fellowship in cardiology at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical center, Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA. During his time there, Dr. Ruzieh served as the Chief Cardiology Fellow for the academic year, 2019-2020.

Dr. Ruzieh has special interests in syncope and arrhythmias. He has authored over 40 manuscripts and wrote many book chapters. He has presented his work at many national and international meetings. He also serves as a peer reviewer for multiple American and international journals.

In 2015 and 2017, Dr. Ruzieh was awarded the Students’ Teacher of the Year at The University of Toledo and he received the honor of the “Top Physicians Under 40” list in Pennsylvania in 2019. Additionally, he was recognized with multiple educational awards throughout his training. Dr. Ruzieh is a member of the American College of Physicians, and the American College of Cardiology.

Accomplishments

Exceptional Teacher Recognition
2019 · Penn State University
Top Physicians Under 40
2019 · Pennsylvania
Exceptional Teacher Recognition
2018 · Penn State University
Jerry Luck excellence in ECG reading award
2018 · Penn State University
Peter White Research Award
2016 · University of Toledo
William Sodeman PBL Award for quality improvement
2014-2017 · University of Toledo

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2024-2025
BMS6633 The Cv System

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Cardiology
Areas of Interest
  • Arrhythmias
  • Heart disease
  • Heart disease and diet
  • High blood cholesterol levels
  • High blood pressure – adults
  • High blood pressure and diet
  • Preventive health care

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-7796-8701

Publications

2024
Association between right ventricular global longitudinal strain and mortality in intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism.
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.). 41(4) [DOI] 10.1111/echo.15815. [PMID] 38634182.
2024
Comparative effectiveness research using claims data: meticulous methods don’t solve old problems
European Heart Journal. 45(14):1284-1284 [DOI] 10.1093/eurheartj/ehad866.
2024
Predictors of left atrial appendage thrombus in atrial fibrillation patients undergoing cardioversion.
Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing. [DOI] 10.1007/s10840-024-01868-x. [PMID] 38995603.
2024
Re-Analyses of 8 Historical Trials in Cardiovascular Medicine Assessing Multimorbidity Burden and Its Association with Treatment Response.
The American journal of medicine. 137(7):608-616.e3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjmed.2024.01.028. [PMID] 38331136.
2024
Some patients with type 2 diabetes may benefit from intensive glycaemic and blood pressure control: A post-hoc machine learning analysis of ACCORD trial data.
Diabetes, obesity & metabolism. 26(4):1502-1509 [DOI] 10.1111/dom.15453. [PMID] 38297986.
2024
The Impact of Polypill on Adherence and Cardiovascular Outcomes: A Comprehensive Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis.
Current cardiology reviews. 20(2):61-71 [DOI] 10.2174/011573403X283174240110025442. [PMID] 38265377.
2023
Acute Myocardial Infarction Revealed by an Escape Rhythm in a Patient With Failed Sgarbossa Criteria.
JAMA internal medicine. 183(12):1397-1398 [DOI] 10.1001/jamainternmed.2023.3632. [PMID] 37955905.
2023
Anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation using claims data – bigger is not always better.
Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing. 66(3):511-512 [DOI] 10.1007/s10840-022-01267-0. [PMID] 35902509.
2023
Association between statin exposure and diabetes incidence among privately-insured patients before and after applying a novel technique to control for selection bias.
The American journal of the medical sciences. 365(1):26-30 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjms.2022.08.018. [PMID] 36096188.
2023
Beta-blocker use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review: A systematic review of βB in COPD.
Trends in cardiovascular medicine. 33(1):53-61 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tcm.2021.11.004. [PMID] 34856338.
2023
Clinical presentation and neurovascular manifestations of cardiac myxomas and papillary fibroelastomas: a retrospective single-institution cohort study.
Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine. 10 [DOI] 10.3389/fcvm.2023.1222179. [PMID] 37719971.
2023
Dysphagia aortica presenting as failure of performing transoesophageal echocardiogram
European Heart Journal – Case Reports. 8(1) [DOI] 10.1093/ehjcr/ytae007. [PMID] 38249114.
2023
Editorial commentary: Resting heart rate and outcomes: Risk marker or risk factor?
Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine. 33(8):516-517 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tcm.2022.05.011.
2023
Impact of Baseline Heart Failure on Acute Pulmonary Embolism Risk Stratification and Clinical Outcomes.
The American journal of cardiology. 200:26-31 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjcard.2023.05.008. [PMID] 37276720.
2023
Letter by Jiao and Ruzieh Regarding Article, “Comparative Effectiveness of Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Versus Oral Anticoagulation by Sex”
Circulation. 148(6):508-509 [DOI] 10.1161/circulationaha.123.064702.
2023
Longitudinal cardiac remodeling in collegiate American football players as assessed by echocardiography during their collegiate career.
Clinical cardiology. 46(9):1090-1096 [DOI] 10.1002/clc.24121. [PMID] 37573574.
2022
Resource Utilization Following Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography and Stress Echocardiography in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Chest Pain.
The American journal of cardiology. 163:8-12 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjcard.2021.09.043. [PMID] 34785035.
2022
The Slower, the Better: Wide Complex Tachycardia Triggered by Flecainide in an Elderly Female
Case Reports in Cardiology. 2022:1-4 [DOI] 10.1155/2022/1409498. [PMID] 36284751.
2021
Association Between Baseline Diastolic Blood Pressure and the Efficacy of Intensive vs Standard Blood Pressure-Lowering Therapy.
JAMA network open. 4(10) [DOI] 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.28980. [PMID] 34668944.
2021
Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Bioprosthetic Valves-A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
The Journal of innovations in cardiac rhythm management. 12(12):4797-4805 [DOI] 10.19102/icrm.2021.121202. [PMID] 34970469.
2021
Oral Anticoagulation Use in High-Risk Patients Is Improved by Elimination of False-Positive and Inactive Atrial Fibrillation Cases.
The American journal of medicine. 134(6):e366-e373 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.11.024. [PMID] 33359273.
2021
Risks of adverse events in patients with orthostatic intolerance undergoing surgery with general anesthesia
Clinical Autonomic Research. 31(2):231-237 [DOI] 10.1007/s10286-020-00697-y.
2020
A Multimorbidity-Based, Risk-Stratified Reanalysis of the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-Up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) Trial.
Drugs & aging. 37(11):839-844 [DOI] 10.1007/s40266-020-00797-4. [PMID] 32936416.
2020
Aspirin for Primary Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Prevention as Baseline Risk Increases: A Meta-Regression Analysis.
The American journal of medicine. 133(9):1056-1064 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.04.028. [PMID] 32445718.
2020
Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia in Very Elderly Patients: A Single-center Experience.
The Journal of innovations in cardiac rhythm management. 11(2):3990-3995 [DOI] 10.19102/icrm.2020.110202. [PMID] 32368371.
2020
Bupropion in the treatment of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS): a single-center experience.
Journal of investigative medicine : the official publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research. 68(6):1156-1158 [DOI] 10.1136/jim-2020-001272. [PMID] 32606041.
2020
Dataset for amiodarone adverse events compared to placebo using data from randomized controlled trials
Data in Brief. 28 [DOI] 10.1016/j.dib.2019.104835. [PMID] 31871983.
2020
Long-term mortality after massive, submassive, and low-risk pulmonary embolism.
Vascular medicine (London, England). 25(2):141-149 [DOI] 10.1177/1358863X19886374. [PMID] 31845835.
2020
Polypill for prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
Lancet (London, England). 395(10222) [DOI] 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)32993-9. [PMID] 32035548.
2020
Safety of bariatric surgery in patients with coronary artery disease.
Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. 16(12):2031-2037 [DOI] 10.1016/j.soard.2020.07.015. [PMID] 32830056.
2020
Syndrome of Supine Hypertension with Orthostatic Hypotension: Pathophysiology and Clinical Approach.
Current cardiology reviews. 16(1):48-54 [DOI] 10.2174/1573403X15666190617095032. [PMID] 31215392.
2020
Thiazide-Associated Hyponatremia: Clinical Manifestations and Pathophysiology.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation. 75(2):256-264 [DOI] 10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.07.011. [PMID] 31606239.
2020
Time to Rethink Surveillance Testing Prior to Kidney Transplant: A Teachable Moment.
JAMA internal medicine. 180(10):1365-1366 [DOI] 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2668. [PMID] 32776999.
2020
Vitamin D supplementation, cardiac events and stroke: A systematic review and meta-regression analysis.
International journal of cardiology. Heart & vasculature. 28 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijcha.2020.100537. [PMID] 32462077.
2019
A Meta-Regression Analysis of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure.
Journal of atrial fibrillation. 12(3) [DOI] 10.4022/jafib.2180. [PMID] 32435332.
2019
Gas in the Liver.
Gastroenterology. 157(2):313-314 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2019.04.007. [PMID] 30981787.
2019
Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in the Elderly.
The American journal of the medical sciences. 357(1):67-74 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjms.2018.07.004. [PMID] 30278875.
2019
Meta-Analysis Comparing the Relative Risk of Adverse Events for Amiodarone Versus Placebo
The American Journal of Cardiology. 124(12):1889-1893 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjcard.2019.09.008.
2019
Meta-Analysis of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure
Cardiovascular Therapeutics. 2019:1-10 [DOI] 10.1155/2019/8181657. [PMID] 31772616.
2019
Oxygen Administration Does Not Influence the Prognosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Meta-Analysis.
American journal of therapeutics. 26(1):e151-e160 [DOI] 10.1097/MJT.0000000000000475. [PMID] 27846023.
2019
Reply: Disseminated Tuberculosis in the Differential Diagnosis of Hemophagocytic Syndrome.
The American journal of the medical sciences. 357(4):354-355 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjms.2018.09.012. [PMID] 30413246.
2019
Response to Letter to Editor: Effect of Transradial Catheterisation on Patency Rates of Radial Arteries Used as a Conduit for Coronary Bypass.
Heart, lung & circulation. 28(2) [DOI] 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.04.015. [PMID] 30654945.
2019
Response to Letter to the Editor.
The Journal of emergency medicine. 56(6) [DOI] 10.1016/j.jemermed.2019.02.001. [PMID] 31229260.
2019
SpO2 /FIO2 on Presentation as a Predictor for Early Hemodynamic Deterioration in Intermediate Risk Acute Pulmonary Embolism.
Respiratory care. 64(10):1279-1285 [DOI] 10.4187/respcare.06797. [PMID] 31064801.
2019
The benefit of closed loop stimulation in patients with cardioinhibitory vasovagal syncope confirmed by head-up tilt table testing: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 55(1):105-113 [DOI] 10.1007/s10840-019-00531-0.
2018
Avicenna and Tremor of the Heart.
Journal of atrial fibrillation. 11(2) [DOI] 10.4022/jafib.2103. [PMID] 30505388.
2018
Challenges in Treatment of Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia.
Current cardiology reviews. 14(1):42-44 [DOI] 10.2174/1573403X13666171129183826. [PMID] 29189171.
2018
It’s a ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), or Is It? Massive Pulmonary Embolism Presenting as STEMI
The Journal of Emergency Medicine. 55(1):125-127 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.04.002.
2018
Orthostatic intolerance and postural tachycardia syndrome: new insights into pathophysiology and treatment.
Herzschrittmachertherapie & Elektrophysiologie. 29(2):183-186 [DOI] 10.1007/s00399-018-0563-1. [PMID] 29696346.
2018
Overview of the management of postural tachycardia syndrome in pregnant patients.
Autonomic neuroscience : basic & clinical. 215:102-105 [DOI] 10.1016/j.autneu.2018.02.002. [PMID] 29472161.
2018
Posttransplant Tacrolimus-Induced Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Review of the Literature
Case Reports in Endocrinology. 2018:1-6 [DOI] 10.1155/2018/4606491. [PMID] 29854487.
2018
Role of implantable loop recorders in patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.
Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE. 41(9):1201-1203 [DOI] 10.1111/pace.13441. [PMID] 29989177.
2018
Surgical and dental considerations in patients with postural tachycardia syndrome.
Autonomic neuroscience : basic & clinical. 215:119-120 [DOI] 10.1016/j.autneu.2018.04.003. [PMID] 29678416.
2018
Vasovagal syncope–role of closed loop stimulation pacing
Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine. 28(8):534-538 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tcm.2018.05.003.
2017
Droxidopa in the Treatment of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome.
American journal of therapeutics. 24(2):e157-e161 [DOI] 10.1097/MJT.0000000000000468. [PMID] 27563801.
2017
Effect of Transradial Catheterisation on Patency Rates of Radial Arteries Used as a Conduit for Coronary Bypass.
Heart, lung & circulation. 26(3):296-300 [DOI] 10.1016/j.hlc.2016.07.012. [PMID] 27670584.
2017
Effects of intermittent intravenous saline infusions in patients with medication-refractory postural tachycardia syndrome.
Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing. 48(3):255-260 [DOI] 10.1007/s10840-017-0225-y. [PMID] 28185102.
2017
Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator as Provocateur of Myocardial Infarction.
American journal of therapeutics. 24(4):e489-e490 [DOI] 10.1097/MJT.0000000000000494. [PMID] 27574925.
2017
Ivabradine in the treatment of postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS), a single center experience
Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 40(11):1242-1245 [DOI] 10.1111/pace.13182.
2017
Patient Factors But Not the Use of Novel Anticoagulants or Warfarin Are Associated With Internal Jugular Vein Access-Site Hematoma After Right Heart Catheterization.
The Journal of invasive cardiology. 29(12):401-403 [PMID] 29207361.
2017
Role of closed loop stimulation pacing (CLS) in vasovagal syncope
Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 40(11):1302-1307 [DOI] 10.1111/pace.13194.
2017
The role of autoantibodies in the syndromes of orthostatic intolerance: a systematic review
Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. 51(5):243-247 [DOI] 10.1080/14017431.2017.1355068.
2016
Embolic Stroke Due to Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Thrombus.
The American journal of the medical sciences. 352(3):333-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjms.2016.05.033. [PMID] 27650243.
2016
Endobronchial Cartilage Rupture: A Rare Cause of Lobar Collapse
Case Reports in Pulmonology. 2016:1-2 [DOI] 10.1155/2016/8178129. [PMID] 27525149.
2016
Successful Treatment of Life-Threatening Interstitial Lung Disease Secondary to Antisynthetase Syndrome Using Rituximab: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
American journal of therapeutics. 23(2):e639-45 [DOI] 10.1097/MJT.0000000000000245. [PMID] 25830868.

Grants

Jan 2024 ACTIVE
Patterns and outcomes of antiplatelets use in addition to anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation patients undergoing PCI
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: AMER HEART ASSOCIATION
Oct 2023 ACTIVE
A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Parallel Group, Active-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Milvexian, an Oral Factor XIa Inhibitor, Versus Apixaban in Participants with Atrial Fibrillation
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: IQVIA Holdings via JANSSEN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Aug 2022 ACTIVE
The Rhythm Evaluation for Anticoagulation with Continuous Monitoring of Atrial Fibrillation Trial (REACT-AF)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NORTHWESTERN UNIV via NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI

Education

Fellowship, Cardiology
2017-2020 · Penn State University
Residency, Internal Medicine
2014-2017 · University of Toledo
Clerkship, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine
2011 · University of Toledo
Medical Degree
2006-2012 · An-Najah National University

Contact Details

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PO Box 100288
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
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