Megha Agarwal, MD

Megha Agarwal, MD

Cardiology
Primary Location
Thousand Oaks Primary & Specialty Care
100 Moody Court
Suite 110
Thousand Oaks, California 91360
Phone
Fax
805-418-3505

About

Dr. Megha Agarwal is a Southern California native who trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and at the University of California in Irvine.

She completed additional specialty cardiovascular training in Women and Heart Disease at the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and in Cardio-Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Her emphasis is in advanced echocardiography, early detection and treatment of heart disease in cancer survivors and management of cardiovascular disease in women.

Additional Education Information:
Diplomat of the American Society of Echocardiography, 2014

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011

Fellowships

UCI School of Medicine, 2015
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2012

Residency

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2011

Internship

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2009

Degree

New York Medical College, MD, 2008

Research

Interests

  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Women and Heart Disease

Publications

  1. Thomson L, Wei J, Agarwal M, Haft-Baradaran A, Shufelt C, Mehta P, Gill E, Johnson D, Kenkre T, Handberg E, Li D, Sharif B, Berman D, Petersen J, Pepine C, Bairey Merz CN. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Myocardial Perusion Reserve Index Is Reduced in Women With Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015;8:4
  2. Minissian M, Agarwal M, Shufelt C, Mehta P, Bairey-Merz N, Do Women with Statin-related Myalgias have low Vitamin D Levels? BMC Research Notes. 2015;8:449. doi:10.1186/s13104-015-1356-9.
  3. Ishimori M, Agarwal M, Beigel R, Ng R, Firooz N, Nugent L, Weisman M, Siegel R. Systemic lupus erythematosus cardiomyopathy- a case series demonstrating a reversible form of left ventricular dysfunction. Echocardiography 2014;31:563-568.
  4. Agarwal M, Shufelt C, Mehta P, Gill E, Berman D, Li D, Sharif B, Li N, Bairey-Merz N, Thomson L. Cardiac Risk Factors and Myocardial Perfusion Reserve in Women with Microvascular Coronary Dysfunction. Cardiovasc Diagn and Ther. 2013 Sep; 3(3):146-52. PMID: 24282763
  5. Shufelt CL, Thomson LE, Goykhman P, Agarwal M, Mehta PK, Sedlak T, Li N, Gill E, Samuels B, Azarbal B, Kar S,,Kothawade K, Minissian M, Slomka P, Berman DS, Bairey Merz CN. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging myocardial perfusion reserve index assessment in women with microvascular coronary dysfunction and reference controls. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2013 Sep; 3(3):153-160. PMID: 24282764
  6. Mehta PK, Goykhman P, Agarwal M, Shufelt C, Slomka P, Yang Y, Xu Y, Shaw LJ, Berman DS, Bairey Merz CN, Thomson LJ. Reproducibility of Myocardial Perfusion Reserve – Variations in Measurements from Post Processing using Commercially Available Software. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther 2012; 2(4)268-277. PMID: 24282727
  7. Agarwal M, Mehta P, Dwyer J, Dwyer K, Shircore M, Nordstrom C, Sun P, Paul-Labrador M, Yang Y, Bairey-Merz N. Differing Relations to Early Atherosclerosis between Vitamin C from Supplements vs. Food in the Los Angeles Atherosclerosis Study: A Prospective Cohort Study. Open Cardiovasc Med J. 2012;6:113-21. Epub 2012 Sep 7. PMID: 23002405
  8. Perkel D, Naghi J, Agarwal M, Morrissey R, Phan A, Willix R, Schwarz ER The potential effects of IGF-1 for patients with chronic heart failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Mar;17(1):72-8. PMID: 21454724
  9. Agarwal M, Phan A, Wilcox R, Philip K, Schwarz ER. Is Vitamin D Deficiency Also Associated with Heart Failure?: a Review of Current Evidence. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Sep-Dec;16(3-4):354-63. PMID: 21304056
  10. Agarwal M, Naghi J, Philip K, Phan A, Willix RD Jr, Schwarz ER. Growth Hormone and Testosterone in Heart Failure Therapy. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2010 Aug; 11(11):1835-44. PMID: 20486829

Awards

  • 2013 - Fellow of the Year, Cardiology, University of California Irvine