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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Medicine

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Jason Lazar, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology
Clinical Assistant Dean, College of Medicine

Tel: (718) 221-5222 • Fax: (718) 221-5220

e-mail: jason.lazar@downstate.edu

Education and Training:
1984-1988
SUNY-Health Science Center, Syracuse
MD Cum Laude (1988)
1988-1989
Internship, Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
1989-1991
Residency, Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
1991-1994
Fellowship, Cardiology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
1996-2010
Master of Public Health
Columbia University-Mailman School of Public Health, New York
  • Kamran H, Lazar JM, Patel R, Maraj I, Berman H, Salciccioli L. The age-dependent contribution of aortic incident and reflected pressure waves to central blood pressure in African Americans. Int J Hypertens 2011;2011:585703.
  • Schwartz RM, Mansoor A, Wilson TE, Anastos K, Everson-Rose SA, Golub ET, Goparaju L, Hessol NA, Mack WJ, Lazar J. Chronic depressive symptoms and Framingham coronary risk in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women. AIDS Care 2012;24(3):394-403.
  • Secko MA, Lazar JM, Salciccioli LA, Stone MB. Can junior emergency physicians use E-point septal separation to accurately estimate left ventricular function in acutely dyspneic patients? Acad Emerg Med 2011;18(11):1223-1226.
  • Tawadrous H, Kamran H, Salciccioli L, Schoeneman MJ, Lazar JM. Evaluation of arterial structure and function in pediatric patients with end-stage renal disease on dialysis and after renal transplantation. Pediatr Transplant 2012;16(5):480-485.
  • Olafiranye O, Ibrahim M, Kamran H, Venner-Jones K, McFarlane SI, Salciccioli L, Lazar JM. Narrowed aortoseptal angle is related to increased central blood pressure and aortic pressure wave reflection. Cardiorenal Med 2012;2(3):177-183.
  • McFarlane SI, Qureshi G, Singh G, Venner-Jones K, Salciccioli L, Lazar J. Bone mineral density as a predictor of atherosclerosis and arterial wall stiffness in obese african-american women. Cardiorenal Med 2012;2(4):328-334.
  • Kamran H, Naggar I, Oniyuke F, Palomeque M, Chokshi P, Salciccioli L, Stewart M, Lazar JM. Determination of heart rate variability with an electronic stethoscope. Clin Auton Res 2013;23(1):41-47.
  • Lazar JM, Khanna N, Chesler R, Salciccioli L. Swimming and the heart: a review. Int J Cardiol 2013;168(1):19-26.
  • Qadri S, Holman S, DeHovitz J, Crystal H, Minkoff H, Lazar J. Mean platelet volume is decreased in HIV infected women. HIV Med 2013;14(9):549-555.
  • Poludasu S, Ramkissoon K, Salciccioli L, Kamran H, Lazar JM. Left ventricular systolic function in sickle cell anemia: a meta-analysis. J Card Fail 2013;19(5):333-341.
  • Naggar I, Lazar J, Kamran H, Orman R, Stewart M. Relation of autonomic and cardiac abnormalities to ventricular fibrillation in a rat model of epilepsy. Epilepsy Res 2014;108(1):44-56.
  • Liu Y, Beck A, Olaniyi O, Singh SB, Shehaj F, Mann RI, Hassan SR, Kamran H, Salciccioli L, Carter J, Lazar JM. Carotid-radial pulse wave velocity responses following hyperemia in patients with congestive heart failure. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2014;8(10):687-692.