Theophilus Owan, MD, FACC

Research Interests

  • Structural Heart Disease Intervention

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Internal Medicine - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Cardiovascular Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Interventional Cardiology)

Academic Office Information

  • 801-585-7676
  • School of Medicine
    Cardiology
    30 N 1900 E, Room: 4A100 SOM
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Owan is appointed to faculty as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. His primary clinical affiliation is with interventional cardiology. Dr Owan’s Academic and Research interests are in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction, Obesity and The Heart, and Invasive Cardiovascular Hemodynamics. Dr. Owan was a finalist at the North Western Cardiovascular Young Investigator Forum in 2007, and was recently awarded the JACC PARMLEY PRIZE Runner UP for 2011. He received his MD degree from the University of Calabar in Nigeria, residency training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine affiliated program in NY, Internal Medicine and research fellowships, and Master of Science in Biomedical Research (Clinical) at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Rochester, MN and his General & Interventional Cardiology fellowships at the University Of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City.

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Interventional Cardiology
Fellow
Fellowship University of Utah
Cardiology
Chief Fellow
Fellowship University of Utah
Cardiovascular Diseases
Fellow
Research Fellow University of Utah
NIH Research Fellowship in Cardiology
Research Fellow
Research Fellow Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Rochester
NIH Research Fellowship in Cardiology
Research Fellow
Graduate Training Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Rochester
Biomedical Research
M.S.
Fellowship Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Rochester
Advanced General Internal Medicine
Fellow
Chief Resident Mount Sinai School of Medicine, North General Hospital
Chief Medical Resident
Clerkship Mount Sinai School of Medicine / North General Hospital
“The Art and Science of Medicine” , Facilitated weekly discussions of clerkship over a six weeks period as chief resident.
Clinical Clerkship
Internship/Residency Mount Sinai School of Medicine/ New York University (North General Hospital)
Internal Medicine
Intern/Resident
Externship Interfaith Medical Center Brooklyn
Externship
Internship University of Calabar Teaching Hospital
Rotational Internship
Intern
Professional Medical University of Calabar
Medicine
M.D.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Internship University of Calabar Teaching Hospital
Rotational Internship
Intern Nigeria
Professional Medical University of Calabar
Medicine
M.D. Nigeria

Career

Institution Description Country
Nigerian Police Hospital Medical Officer, general medical & surgical practice Nigeria
Majoroh Medical Center Senior Medical Officer, general medical & surgical practice Nigeria
Awukam Hospital Senior Medical Officer, general medical & surgical practice Nigeria
Citizens Hospital and Maternity Medical Director, general medical & surgical practice Nigeria

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Kundu A, Sardar P, Chatterjee S, Aronow WS, Owan T, Ryan JJ (2016). Minimizing the Risk of Bleeding with NOACs in the Elderly. Drugs Aging, 33(7), 491-500.
  2. Langabeer JR 2nd, Smith DT, Cardenas-Turanzas M, Leonard BL, Segrest W, Krell C, Owan T, Eisenhauer MD, Gerard D (2016). Impact of a Rural Regional Myocardial Infarction System of Care in Wyoming. J Am Heart Assoc, 20(5), 5.
  3. Sardar P, Chatterjee S, Kundu A, Samady H, Owan T, Giri J, Nairooz R, Selzman CH, Heusch G, Gersh BJ, Abott JD, Mukherjee D, Fang JC (2016). Remote ischemic preconditioning in patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery: Evidence from a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Int J Cardiol, 15(221), 34-41.
  4. Pasala T, Gajulapalli RD, Bolen S, Bajaj NS, Gandhi S, Tandar A, Owan T, Welt FG (2016 Oct). Transradial access mitigates bleeding benefit offered by bivalirudin over heparin in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: Insights from meta-analysis of randomized and observational stufdies. Int J Cardiol, 15(221), 601-8.
  5. Langabeer JR 2nd, Prasad S, Seo M, Smith DT, Segrest W, Owan T, Gerard D, Eisenhauer MD (2015). The effect of interhospital transfers, emergency medical services, and distance on ischemic time in rural ST - elevation myocardial infarction system of care. Am J Emerg Med, 33(7), 913-6.
  6. Owan TE, Roe MT, Messenger JC, Dai D, Michales AD (2012). Contemporary Use of Adjunctive ThrombectomyDuring Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in the United States. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.
  7. Wasmund SL, Owan T, Yanowitz FG, Adams TD, Hunt SC, Hamdan MH, Litwin SE (2011). Improved heart rate recovery after marked weight loss induced by gastric bypass surgery: two-year follow up in the Utah Obesity Study. Heart Rhythm, 8(1), 84-90.
  8. Owan T, Avelar E, Morley K, Jiji R, Hall N, Krezowski J, Gallagher J, Williams Z, Preece K, Gundersen N, Strong MB, Pendleton RC, Segerson N, Cloward TV, Walker JM, Farney RJ, Gress RE, Adams TD, Hunt SC, Litwin SE (2011). Favorable changes in cardiac geometry and function following gastric bypass surgery: 2-year follow-up in the Utah obesity study. J Am Coll Cardiol, 57(6), 732-9.
  9. Adams TD, Pendleton RC, Strong MB, Kolotkin RL, Walker JM, Litwin SE, Berjaoui WK, LaMonte MJ, Cloward TV, Avelar E, Owan TE, Nuttall RT, Gress RE, Crosby RD, Hopkins PN, Brinton EA, Rosamond WD, Wiebke GA, Yanowitz FG, Farney RJ, Halverson RC, Simper SC, Smith SC, Hunt SC (2010). Health outcomes of gastric bypass patients compared to nonsurgical, nonintervened severely obese. Obesity (Silver Spring), 18(1), 121-30.
  10. Liang KV, Greene EL, Williams AW, Herzog CA, Hodge DO, Owan TE, Redfield MM (2009). Exploratory study of relationship between hospitalized heart failure patients and chronic renal replacement therapy. Nephrol Dial Transplant, 24(8), 2518-23.
  11. Shapiro BP, Owan TE, Mohammed S, Kruger M, Linke WA, Burnett JC Jr, Redfield MM (2008). Mineralocorticoid signaling in transition to heart failure with normal ejection fraction. Hypertension, 51(2), 289-95.
  12. Owan TE, Chen HH, Frantz RP, Karon BL, Miller WL, Rodeheffer RJ, Hodge DO, Burnett JC Jr, Redfield MM (2008). The effects of nesiritide on renal function and diuretic responsiveness in acutely decompensated heart failure patients with renal dysfunction. J Card Fail, 14(4), 267-75.
  13. Shapiro BP, Owan TE, Mohammed SF, Meyer DM, Mills LD, Schalkwijk CG, Redfield MM (2008). Advanced glycation end products accumulate in vascular smooth muscle and modify vascular but not ventricular properties in elderly hypertensive canines. Circulation, 118(10), 1002-10.
  14. Owan TE, Hodge DO, Herges RM, Jacobsen SJ, Roger VL, Redfield MM (2006). Secular trends in renal dysfunction and outcomes in hospitalized heart failure patients. J Card Fail, 12(4), 257-62.
  15. Owan TE, Hodge DO, Herges RM, Jacobsen SJ, Roger VL, Redfield MM (2006). Trends in prevalence and outcome of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. N Engl J Med, 355(3), 251-9.

Review

  1. Owan T, Litwin SE (2007). Is there a cardiomyopathy of obesity? [Review]. Current Heart Failure Reports, 4(4), 221-8.
  2. Owan TE, Redfield MM (2005). Epidemiology of diastolic heart failure. [Review]. Prog Cardiovasc Dis, 47(5), 320-32.

Book Chapter

  1. Benjamin I, Owan TE (2009). Genetics and Cardiovascular Disease. (ISBN 798-1-58829-981-9). In Cardiovascular Disease in Racial and Ethnic Minorities.

Case Report

  1. Owan TE, Reddy BT, Michaels AD (2010). Retrograde left-ventricular hemodynamic assessment of mechanical aortic and mitral valve gradients using a high-fidelity pressure wire: a case series. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, 76(4), 621-5.

Abstract

  1. Owan TE, Heidi TM, Reddy GB, Yamani HN, Karabesheh S, Buir T, Li QP, Anderson J, Lappe D, Muhlestein JB (2011). Does Fluoroscopic Coronary Calcification Predict Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events Independent of other Risk Factors, Including Coronary Artery Disease Severity? [Abstract]. Circ, (supp).
  2. Gupta A, Stehlik J, Owan TE, OConnor CM, Litwin ES (2011). Does Obesity Affect Response to Treatment in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure?: A Diuretic Optimization Strategies Evaluation (DOSE) Trial Substudy [Abstract]. JACC, (supp).
  3. Michaels AD, Owan TE, Dai D, Messenger JC, Roe MT (2010). Temporal Trends in The Use of Thrombectomy During Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction in the United States [Abstract]. JACC, vol 56/13(Suppl B), B103.
  4. Owan T, Williams Z, Kapoor D, Preece K, Morley K, Adams T, Hunt S, Litwin SE (2007). Improved diastolic function following marked weight loss in severely obese women: Effects of menopause [Abstract]. JACC, (supp).
  5. TE O, Kapoor D, Preece K, Morley K, Williams Z, Adams T, Hunt S, Litwin SE (2007). Cardiovascular Determinants of Improved Exercise Capacity After Marked Weight Loss From Gastric Bypass Surgery [Abstract]. JACC, (supp).
  6. Owan TE, Redfield MM (2006). Atrial Fibrillation is not Associated with Mortality in Patients Hospitalized with Acutely Decompensated Systolic or Diastolic Heart Failure [Abstract]. J Card Fail, (supp).
  7. Owan TE, Redfield MM (2006). Increasing Prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation Amongst Patients Hospitalized with Acutely Decompensated Heart Failure [Abstract]. J Card Fail, (supp).
  8. Owan TE, Redfield MM (2006). Mitral Regurgitation is not Associated with Increased Mortality in Patients Hospitalized with Acutely Decompensated Systolic Heart Failure [Abstract]. J Card Fail.

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