David M. Najman, MD

Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Director, Lipid Clinic

Education

  • Undergraduate: BA, Chemistry, Brandeis University
  • Medical School: MD, Loyola University

Research Interests

  • Lipids
  • Clinical Cardiology

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Scholarly Work

Publications in Peer-Review Journals:

  1. David M. Najman, Jeanine M. Walenga, Jawed Fareed, Roque Pifarre. The Effects of Aprotinin on Anticoagulant Monitoring: Implications in Cardiovascular Surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1993; 55:662-6. Abstract in Thrombosis and Hemostasis 1991;65(6):2327.
  2. DA Cusick, D Sica, DM Najman, P Roberge, P Pfeifer, and RJ Quigg. The Effect of Beta-Blockers on Exercise Oxygen Consumption, Hormonal Aberration, and Right and Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction in Advanced Heart Failure.  J of Invest Med 1996;44(7):400A. (Abstract).
  3. DM Najman, D Sica, DA Cusick, P Roberge, and RJ Quigg.  Elevation of Plasma Renin Activity Correlates with Poor Survival Following Cardiac Transplantation.   J of Invest Med 1996;44(7):400A. (Abstract).
  4. DM Najman, D Sica, DA Cusick, P Roberge, and RJ Quigg.  Cardiac Transplantation Does Not Correct Neurohormonal Aberration in Patients With Advanced Heart Failure. Circulation 1996; 94(8), suppl I:I-458.  J of Invest Med 1996;44(7): 400A. (Abstract).
  5. Volunteering Medical Services. Letter to the Editor. Cortlandt Forum 1996;9(10):74.
  6. Cardiac Benefits of Chelation Therapy Are Unproven. Letter to the Editor. Cortlandt Forum 1996;9(12):82.
  7. More on Hyperlipidemia Reduction. Letter to the Editor. Cortlandt Forum 1998;11(4):82.
  8. Cholesterol Reduction Benefits Women Too. Letter to the Editor. Cortlandt Forum 1998;11(6):74.
  9. Kudos for CT Trial Scorecards. Letter to the Editor. Cardiology Today 1999;2(4):5.
  10. Drug vs. Nondrug Hypertension Control. Letter to the Editor. Cortlandt Forum 1999;12(10):106.
  11. CAD: A Matter of Hormones. Letter to the Editor. Cortlandt Forum 2001;14(6):89.

Presentations:

  1. The Effects of Aprotinin on Anticoagulant Monitoring: Implications in Cardiovascular Surgery. ACP Missouri conference, Lake of the Ozarks, MO, 10/91, Poster presentation; Medications Anti-thrombotic Bordeaux, France, 08/90; The International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Amsterdam, 1991. Poster presentation.
  2.  A Surprising Diagnosis in a Case of Refractory Anemia. ACP Missouri conference, Lake of the Ozarks, MO, 10/92. Poster presentation.
  3. The Utility of Follow Up Tilt-Table Testing in Patients with Vasodepressor Syncope. ACP Missouri Conference, Lake of the Ozarks, MO, 10/93. Poster presentation.
  4. Collagen Vascular Disorders of the Heart: Clinical and Pathologic CorrelationsDM Najman, JV Talano, S Bharati. American Heart Association, Anaheim, CA, 11/95. Teaching exhibit.
  5. Valvular Anomalies of the Heart: Clinical and Pathologic CorrelationsDM Najman, JV Talano, S Bharati. American College of Cardiology, Orlando, FL, 3/96. Teaching exhibit.
  6. Elevation of Plasma Renin Activity Correlates with Poor Survival Following Cardiac TransplantationDM Najman, D Sica, DA Cusick, P Roberge, and RJ Quigg. American Federation of Clinical Research, Chicago, IL, 10/96.
  7. The Effect of Beta-Blockers on Exercise Oxygen Consumption, Hormonal Aberration, and Right and Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction in Advanced Heart Failure. DA Cusick, D Sica, DM Najman, P Roberge, P Pfeiffer, and RJ Quigg. American Federation of Clinical Research, Chicago, IL, 10/96.
  8. Cardiac Transplantation Does Not Correct Neurohormonal Aberration in Patients With Advanced Heart FailureDM Najman, D Sica, DA Cusick, P Roberge, and RJ Quigg. American Federation of Clinical Research, Chicago, IL, 10/96, American Heart Association, 11/96.
  9. Congenital and Acquired Anomalies of the Heart: Clinical and Pathologic CorrelationsDM Najman, DD McPherson, S Bharati. American Heart Association, New Orleans, LA, 11/96. Teaching exhibit.
  10. Evaluation of Computer Assisted Daily Telephonic Monitoring to Titrate Beta-Blocker Therapy in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure. DA Knox, DM Najman, T Mueller, RE Williams. Heart Failure Society of America, Boca Raton, FL, 9/00.
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