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Practice areas

  • Cardiac Catheterization and Interventions
  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Heart Attack Emergency Care
  • Heart Failure, VAD and Transplant Team
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Transplant: Heart
  • Transplant: Mechanical Circulatory Support

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Acute Cardiac Disease
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

Education

Degree

University of Texas, Medical School at Houston, Houston

Residency

University of Texas Affiliated Hospitals, Houston

Fellowship

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Additional information

Profile

My name is David Booth; I received my medical degree from University of Texas, Medical School, Houston. I completed a fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington.

I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology.

Research/Publications

  1. Acharjee S, Teo KK, Jacobs AK, Hartigan PM, Barn K, Gosselin G, Tanguay JF, Maron DJ, Kostuk WJ, Chaitman BR, Mancini GB, Spertus JA, Dada MR, Bates ER, Booth DC, Weintraub WS, O'Rourke RA, Boden WE. Optimal medical therapy with or without percutaneous coronary intervention in women with stable coronary disease: A pre-specified subset analysis of the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive druG Evaluation (COURAGE) trial. Am Heart J. 2016 Mar;173:108-17.
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  2. Whitbeck MG, Charnigo RJ, Shah J, Morales G, Leung SW, Fornwalt B, Bailey AL, Ziada K, Sorrell VL, Zegarra MM, Thompson J, Hosn NA, Campbell CL, Gurley J, Anaya P, Booth DC, Di Biase L, Natale A, Smyth S, Moliterno DJ, Elayi CS. QRS duration predicts death and hospitalization among patients with atrial fibrillation irrespective of heart failure: evidence from the AFFIRM study. Europace. 2014 Jun;16(6):803-11.
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  3. Mancini GB, Hartigan PM, Shaw LJ, Berman DS, Hayes SW, Bates ER, Maron DJ, Teo K, Sedlis SP, Chaitman BR, Weintraub WS, Spertus JA, Kostuk WJ, Dada M, Booth DC, Boden WE. Predicting outcome in the COURAGE trial (Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation): coronary anatomy versus ischemia. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Feb;7(2):195-201.
    View in: PubMed
  4. Whitbeck MG, Charnigo RJ, Khairy P, Ziada K, Bailey AL, Zegarra MM, Shah J, Morales G, Macaulay T, Sorrell VL, Campbell CL, Gurley J, Anaya P, Nasr H, Bai R, Di Biase L, Booth DC, Jondeau G, Natale A, Roy D, Smyth S, Moliterno DJ, Elayi CS. Increased mortality among patients taking digoxin--analysis from the AFFIRM study. Eur Heart J. 2013 May;34(20):1481-8.
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  5. Rajagopalan N, Booth DC, Diaz-Guzman E, Hoopes CW. Successful ventricular assist device placement in transposition of the great arteries with pulmonary hypertension. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb; 95(2):e47. PMID: 23336917.
    View in: PubMed
  6. Garabedian MJ, Hansen WF, Gianferrari EA, Lain KY, Fragneto RY, Campbell CL, Booth DC. Epoprostenol treatment for idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension in pregnancy. J Perinatol. 2010 Sep; 30(9):628-31. PMID: 20802509.
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  7. Chaitman BR, Hartigan PM, Booth DC, Teo KK, Mancini GB, Kostuk WJ, Spertus JA, Maron DJ, Dada M, O'Rourke RA, Weintraub WS, Berman DS, Shaw LJ, Boden WE. Do major cardiovascular outcomes in patients with stable ischemic heart disease in the clinical outcomes utilizing revascularization and aggressive drug evaluation trial differ by healthcare system? Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2010 Sep; 3(5):476-83. PMID: 20664026.
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  8. Salah AK, Gharad SM, Bodiwala K, Booth DC. You can assay that again! Am J Med. 2007 Aug; 120(8):671-2. PMID: 17679123.
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  9. Boden WE, O'Rourke RA, Teo KK, Hartigan PM, Maron DJ, Kostuk WJ, Knudtson M, Dada M, Casperson P, Harris CL, Chaitman BR, Shaw L, Gosselin G, Nawaz S, Title LM, Gau G, Blaustein AS, Booth DC, Bates ER, Spertus JA, Berman DS, Mancini GB, Weintraub WS. Optimal medical therapy with or without PCI for stable coronary disease. N Engl J Med. 2007 Apr 12; 356(15):1503-16. PMID: 17387127.
    View in: PubMed
  10. Das P, Moliterno DJ, Charnigo R, Mukherjee D, Steinhubl SR, Sneed JD, Booth DC, Ziada KM. Impact of drug-eluting stents on outcomes of patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing percutaneous coronary revascularization. J Invasive Cardiol. 2006 Sep; 18(9):405-8. PMID: 16954577.
    View in: PubMed
  11. Brown B, Xie GY, Booth D. Multiple coronary fistulae. Clin Cardiol. 2005 Mar; 28(3):143. PMID: 15813621.
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  12. Sedlis SP, Morrison DA, Lorin JD, Esposito R, Sethi G, Sacks J, Henderson W, Grover F, Ramanathan KB, Weiman D, Saucedo J, Antakli T, Paramesh V, Pett S, Vernon S, Birjiniuk V, Welt F, Krucoff M, Wolfe W, Lucke JC, Mediratta S, Booth D, Murphy E, Ward H, Miller L, Kiesz S, Barbiere C, Lewis D. Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary bypass graft surgery for diabetic patients with unstable angina and risk factors for adverse outcomes with bypass: outcome of diabetic patients in the AWESOME randomized trial and registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Nov 6; 40(9):1555-66. PMID: 12427406.
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  13. Morrison DA, Sethi G, Sacks J, Henderson W, Grover F, Sedlis S, Esposito R, Ramanathan KB, Weiman D, Talley JD, Saucedo J, Antakli T, Paramesh V, Pett S, Vernon S, Birjiniuk V, Welt F, Krucoff M, Wolfe W, Lucke JC, Mediratta S, Booth D, Barbiere C, Lewis D. Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary bypass graft surgery for patients with medically refractory myocardial ischemia and risk factors for adverse outcomes with bypass: The VA AWESOME multicenter registry: comparison with the randomized clinical trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Jan 16; 39(2):266-73. PMID: 11788218.
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  14. McCoy RA, Clifton GD, Booth DC, Bartels LA, Chandler MH. T lymphocyte beta 2-adrenergic receptor function and density after acute myocardial infarction. Pharmacotherapy. 1997 Mar-Apr; 17(2):357-62. PMID: 9085329.
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  15. Marcum JL, Booth DC, Sapin PM. Acute myocardial infarction caused by blunt chest trauma: successful treatment by direct coronary angioplasty. Am Heart J. 1996 Dec; 132(6):1275-7. PMID: 8969583.
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  16. Sherron SR, Bates M, Booth DC. Delayed presentation of aorto-right ventricular fistula after stab wound to the chest: late presentation of post-traumatic fistula. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1995 Jun; 35(2):136-8. PMID: 7656307.
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  17. Smith MD, Cassidy JM, Gurley JC, Smith AC, Booth DC. Echo Doppler evaluation of patients with acute mitral regurgitation: superiority of transesophageal echocardiography with color flow imaging. Am Heart J. 1995 May; 129(5):967-74. PMID: 7732986.
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  18. Yamagishi M, Nissen SE, Booth DC, Gurley JC, Koyama J, Kawano S, DeMaria AN. Coronary reactivity to nitroglycerin: intravascular ultrasound evidence for the importance of plaque distribution. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1995 Jan; 25(1):224-30. PMID: 7798506.
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  19. Nissen SE, Gurley JC, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Intravascular ultrasound of the coronary arteries: current applications and future directions. Am J Cardiol. 1992 Jun 18; 69(20):18H-29H. PMID: 1605117.
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  20. Gurley JC, Nissen SE, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Influence of operator- and patient-dependent variables on the suitability of automated quantitative coronary arteriography for routine clinical use. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1992 May; 19(6):1237-43. PMID: 1564224.
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  21. Cassidy JM, Smith MD, Gurley JC, Booth DC, Cater AL, Salley RK. Detection of thrombosis of St. Jude Medical prostheses by transesophageal echocardiography. Am Heart J. 1991 Nov; 122(5):1466-9. PMID: 1951014.
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  22. Nissen SE, Gurley JC, Grines CL, Booth DC, McClure R, Berk M, Fischer C, DeMaria AN. Intravascular ultrasound assessment of lumen size and wall morphology in normal subjects and patients with coronary artery disease. Circulation. 1991 Sep; 84(3):1087-99. PMID: 1884441.
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  23. Grines CL, Nissen SE, Booth DC, Gurley JC, Chelliah N, Wolf R, Blankenship J, Branco MC, Bennett K, DeMaria AN. A prospective, randomized trial comparing combination half-dose tissue-type plasminogen activator and streptokinase with full-dose tissue-type plasminogen activator. Kentucky Acute Myocardial Infarction Trial (KAMIT) Group. Circulation. 1991 Aug; 84(2):540-9. PMID: 1907228.
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  24. Grines CL, Booth DC, Nissen SE, Gurley JC, Bennett KA, DeMaria AN. Acute effects of parenteral beta-blockade on regional ventricular function of infarct and noninfarct zones after reperfusion therapy in humans. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1991 May; 17(6):1382-7. PMID: 1673133.
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  25. Booth DC, Deupree RH, Hultgren HN, DeMaria AN, Scott SM, Luchi RJ. Quality of life after bypass surgery for unstable angina. 5-year follow-up results of a Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study. Circulation. 1991 Jan; 83(1):87-95. PMID: 1898644.
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  26. Garrahy PJ, Kwan OL, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Assessment of abnormal systolic intraventricular flow patterns by Doppler imaging in patients with left ventricular dyssynergy. Circulation. 1990 Jul; 82(1):95-104. PMID: 2364529.
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  27. Gurley JC, Nissen SE, Elion JL, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Determination of coronary flow reserve by digital angiography: validation of a practical method not requiring power injection or electrocardiographic gating. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1990 Jul; 16(1):190-7. PMID: 2358592.
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  28. Grines CL, Booth DC, Nissen SE, Gurley JC, Bennett KA, O'Connor WN, DeMaria AN. Mechanism of acute myocardial infarction in patients with prior coronary artery bypass grafting and therapeutic implications. Am J Cardiol. 1990 Jun 1; 65(20):1292-6. PMID: 2343816.
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  29. Gurley JC, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Circulatory collapse following coronary bypass surgery: multivessel and graft spasm reversed in the catheterization laboratory by intracoronary papaverine. Am Heart J. 1990 May; 119(5):1194-5. PMID: 2330875.
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  30. Gurley JC, Booth DC, Hixson C, Smith MD. Removal of retained intracoronary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty equipment by a percutaneous twin guidewire method. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1990 Apr; 19(4):251-6. PMID: 2334959.
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  31. Clifton GD, Booth DC, Hobbs S, Boucher BA, Foster TS, McAllister RG, DeMaria AN. Negative inotropic effect of intravenous nifedipine in coronary artery disease: relation to plasma levels. Am Heart J. 1990 Feb; 119(2 Pt 1):283-90. PMID: 2301217.
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  32. Nissen SE, Grines CL, Gurley JC, Sublett K, Haynie D, Diaz C, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Application of a new phased-array ultrasound imaging catheter in the assessment of vascular dimensions. In vivo comparison to cineangiography. Circulation. 1990 Feb; 81(2):660-6. PMID: 2137048.
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  33. Grines CL, Nissen SE, Booth DC, Branco MC, Gurley JC, Bennett KA, DeMaria AN. A new thrombolytic regimen for acute myocardial infarction using combination half dose tissue-type plasminogen activator with full dose streptokinase: a pilot study. KAMIT Study Group. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1989 Sep; 14(3):573-80. PMID: 2504797.
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  34. Gurley JC, Nissen SE, Booth DC, Harrison M, Grayburn P, Elion JL, DeMaria AN. Comparison of simultaneously performed digital and film-based angiography in assessment of coronary artery disease. Circulation. 1988 Dec; 78(6):1411-20. PMID: 3191595.
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  35. Booth DC, Wisenbaugh T, Smith M, DeMaria AN. Left ventricular distensibility and passive elastic stiffness in atrial septal defect. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1988 Nov; 12(5):1231-6. PMID: 3170965.
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  36. Gillespie MN, Booth DC, Friedman BJ, Cunningham MR, Jay M, DeMaria AN. fMLP provokes coronary vasoconstriction and myocardial ischemia in rabbits. Am J Physiol. 1988 Mar; 254(3 Pt 2):H481-6. PMID: 3348426.
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  37. Grayburn PA, Smith MD, Gurley JC, Booth DC, DeMaria AN. Effect of aortic regurgitation on the assessment of mitral valve orifice area by Doppler pressure half-time in mitral stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 1987 Aug 1; 60(4):322-6. PMID: 3618490.
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  38. Booth DC, Cunningham MR, Rountree RM, Elion J, Nissen SE, Gillespie MN. Coronary arteriography in the intact rabbit: demonstration of coronary vasomotor and electrocardiographic effects of ergonovine and indomethacin in rabbits after abrupt cessation of prolonged nitroglycerin treatment. Am Heart J. 1987 Aug; 114(2):343-9. PMID: 3111239.
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  39. Nissen SE, Elion JL, Grayburn P, Booth DC, Wisenbaugh TW, DeMaria AN. Determination of left ventricular ejection fraction by computer densitometric analysis of digital subtraction angiography: experimental validation and correlation with area-length methods. Am J Cardiol. 1987 Mar 1; 59(6):675-80. PMID: 3548302.
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  40. Booth DC, Nissen SE, DeMaria AN. The promise of digital cardiac angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1986 Oct; 8(4):817-8. PMID: 3531286.
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  41. Nissen SE, Elion JL, Booth DC, Evans J, DeMaria AN. Value and limitations of computer analysis of digital subtraction angiography in the assessment of coronary flow reserve. Circulation. 1986 Mar; 73(3):562-71. PMID: 3948361.
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  42. Smith MD, Dawson PL, Elion JL, Booth DC, Handshoe R, Kwan OL, Earle GF, DeMaria AN. Correlation of continuous wave Doppler velocities with cardiac catheterization gradients: an experimental model of aortic stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1985 Dec; 6(6):1306-14. PMID: 3905918.
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  43. Batenhorst RL, Clifton GD, Booth DC, Hendrickson NM, Ryberg ML. Evaluation of 516 cardiopulmonary resuscitation attempts. Am J Hosp Pharm. 1985 Nov; 42(11):2478-83. PMID: 4073065.
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  44. Booth DC, Nissen S, DeMaria AN. Assessment of the severity of valvular regurgitation by digital subtraction angiography compared to cineangiography. Am Heart J. 1985 Aug; 110(2):409-16. PMID: 3895876.
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  45. Booth DC, Popio KA, Gettes LS. Multiformity if induced unifocal ventricular premature beats in human subjects: electrocardiographic and angiographic correlations. Am J Cardiol. 1982 May; 49(7):1643-53. PMID: 7081052.
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