Reza Arsanjani, MD


Reza Arsanjani, MD, is a Cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. Dr. Arsanjani is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine with the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Arsanjani’s main research focus involves non-invasive cardiac imaging utilizing multiple modalities including cardiac computed tomography angiography, myocardial perfusion imaging and magnetic resonance imaging. He is involved in research with the Artificial Intelligence in Medicine to improve automated detection of coronary artery disease. In collaboration with the Cardiac Imaging Research team, Dr. Arsanjani’s research includes evaluation of plaque characteristics of culprit lesions in acute myocardial infarction. His MRI projects include evaluation of new coronary algorithms after administration of beta blocker and nitroglycerin, and evaluation of adverse plaque characteristics using new MRI algorithms.

After earning a bachelor’s of Science degree, with honors, in Biochemistry from Portland State University, Dr. Arsanjani earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. He completed both a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Arizona. He completed his fellowship in cardiac imaging at Cedars-Sinai.

Dr. Arsanjani has co-authored several articles published in peer-reviewed journals including the American Journal of Medicine, Congenital Heart Disease, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology and the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.

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