Omid Dardashti, MD

Cardiac Services Cardiology Nuclear Medicine
VMG - Cardiology (GSC), Ridgewood
1200 East Ridgewood Avenue
East Wing, Suite 304
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 689-9400
Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Nuclear Medicine, Subspecialty Echocardiography, Subspecialty Board of Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certified, Subspecialty Echocardiography
Medical Education
Rutgers University
Residency
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Fellowship
St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center
What are some of the specific conditions you treat?

Congestive heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), coronary artery disease, rhythm disorders, valvular heart disease.

What techniques or procedures do you use in your practice?

Exercise stress testing, nuclear imaging, ultrasound/echocardiography, including transesophageal.

What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?

I take pride in providing compassionate, personalized care to the adult cardiology patient, and making him or her feel comfortable with me as I address his or her needs.

Castle Connolly Top Doctor New York Metro Area
Castle Connolly
2014-2015

Inside Jersey Magazine Top Doctors
Inside Jersey Magazine
2014-2015

Publications

Epicardial Surgical Ligation of the Left Atrial Appendage Is Safe, Reproducible, and Effective by Transesophageal Echocardiographic Follow-up
Innovations
2013

Oncology Research
The Amino Terminus of Cdk2 Binds p21
1996

Clinical Trials

Pfizer 22 and Pfizer 38

LATITUDE
Tests whether losmapimod, a new anti-inflammatory medication, can safely reduce the risk of a subsequent cardiovascular event (such as death, heart attack, or near heart attack requiring urgent treatment ) when started immediately after a heart attack.

GLORIA
Patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation at risk for stroke are enrolled to characterize the target population and to collect real world data on important outcome events.

CANTOS
Test the hypothesis that treatment with canakinumab will prevent recurrent cardiovascular events.

PARAGON
Compare a new agent, LCZ696, to valsartan in reducing the rate of cardiovascular death and heart failure hospitalizations, in heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction (left ventricular ejection fraction ≥45%)

“Dr. Dardashti is a superb doctor. He has a great depth of knowledge, an abundance of compassion and understanding, a warm personality and much patience.”
"Dr. Dardashti is the best!  Would recommend him highly to anyone in need of a cardiologist.  He cares about the person not just the illness. He's a very thorough and caring individual that makes you feel comfortable."
"Dr. Dardashti shows empathy and real concern for you as a patient."
"I have full confidence in Dr. Dardashiti and highly recommend him."
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