The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Medicine

Muddassir Mehmood, MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Cardiology



Medical School

Rawalpindi Medical College; Rawalpindi, Pakistan, 2003

Wright State University; Dayton, OH, Residency in Internal Medicine, 2010


Wright State University; Dayton, OH - Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, 2015

Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA – Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant Cardiology Fellowship, 2016


ABIM Certified in Internal Medicine, 2010
ABIM Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases, 2015
ABIM Certified in Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant Cardiology, 2016

Current Publications

Mehmood M.
Malnutrition, heart failure with preserved ejection, and the elephant in the room. JACC Heart Failure. 2019 Nov;7(11):996-997.

Mehmood M.
Letter by Mehmood regarding article, "Validation of the tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion/systolic pulmonary artery pressure ratio for the assessment of right ventricular-arterial coupling in severe pulmonary hypertension". Circulation. Cardiovascular Imaging. 2019 Nov;12(11):e010002. Epub 2019 Nov 13.

Mehmood M.
Obstructive sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: A cardiopulmonary perspective. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2019 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Mehmood M.
Biomarkers of right ventricular-pulmonary coupling in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2019 Sep 15;200(6):792. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

Mehmood M, Biederman RWW, Markert RJ, McCarthy MC, Tchorz KM.
Right heart function in critically ill patients at risk for acute right heart failure: A description of right ventricular-pulmonary arterial coupling, ejection fraction and pulmonary artery pulsatility index. Heart, Lung & Circulation. 2019 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Mehmood M.
Right ventricular-pulmonary artery coupling-Let’s not lose the forest for the trees. Journal of the American Medical Association Cardiology. 2019 Feb 1;4(2):188.

Mehmood M.
Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the new heart allocation scheme. Circulation: Heart Failure. 2018;11:e005322.


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