Lohit Garg, MBBS
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Cardiology

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Internship:
  • William Beaumont Hospital Program (2014)
Residency:
  • William Beaumont Hospital Program, Internal Medicine (2016)
Fellowships:
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital Network Program, Cardiology (2019)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (2021)
Languages: English, Hindi
Department: Medicine-Cardiology

Publications

  • Garg L, Pothineni NVK, Arroyo A, Rodriguez D, Garcia FC, Hyman MC, Kumareswaran R, Arkles JS, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Riley MP, Nazarian S, Lin D, Dixit S, Callans DJ, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE, Saenz LC, Santangeli P. Interatrial septal tachycardias following atrial fibrillation ablation or cardiac surgery: Electrophysiological features and ablation outcomes. Heart Rhythm. 2021 Sep;18(9):1491-1499. PubMed PMID: 33984525
  • Garg L, Fradley MG. QT prolongation and cancer therapeutics: a coming Tempest or Much Ado About Nothing?. Eur Heart J. 2021 Oct 7;42(38):3929-3931. PubMed PMID: 34387663
  • Garg L, Santangeli P. Arctic Front versus POLARx cryoballoon: Is there a winner?. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2021 Mar;32(3):595-596. PubMed PMID: 33533084
  • Pothineni NVK, Garg L, Guandalini G, Lin D, Supple GE, Garcia FC. A novel approach to mapping and ablation of septal outflow tract ventricular arrhythmias: Insights from multipolar intraseptal recordings. Heart Rhythm. 2021 Aug;18(8):1445-1451. PubMed PMID: 33892203
  • Sabzwari SRA, Mehta NA, Garg L, Racharla L, Kurtz E, Afzal MR, Turagam MK, Lakkireddy D. Safety and efficacy of left atrial appendage closure using an epicardial suture snaring device: Systematic review and current status. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2021 Aug;32(8):2189-2198. PubMed PMID: 34164881
  • Eberly L, Garg L, Vidula M, Reza N, Krishnan S. Running the Risk: Exercise and Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2021 Oct;23(10). PubMed PMID: 35082480
  • Garg L, Fradley MG. QT prolongation and cancer therapeutics: a coming Tempest or Much Ado About Nothing?. Eur Heart J. 2021 Oct 7;42(38):3929-3931. PubMed PMID: 34387663
  • Sabzwari SRA, Mehta NA, Garg L, Racharla L, Kurtz E, Afzal MR, Turagam MK, Lakkireddy D. Safety and efficacy of left atrial appendage closure using an epicardial suture snaring device: Systematic review and current status. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2021 Aug;32(8):2189-2198. PubMed PMID: 34164881
  • Garg L, Pothineni NVK, Arroyo A, Rodriguez D, Garcia FC, Hyman MC, Kumareswaran R, Arkles JS, Schaller RD, Supple GE, Frankel DS, Riley MP, Nazarian S, Lin D, Dixit S, Callans DJ, Zado ES, Marchlinski FE, Saenz LC, Santangeli P. Interatrial septal tachycardias following atrial fibrillation ablation or cardiac surgery: Electrophysiological features and ablation outcomes. Heart Rhythm. 2021 Sep;18(9):1491-1499. PubMed PMID: 33984525
  • Pothineni NVK, Garg L, Guandalini G, Lin D, Supple GE, Garcia FC. A novel approach to mapping and ablation of septal outflow tract ventricular arrhythmias: Insights from multipolar intraseptal recordings. Heart Rhythm. 2021 Aug;18(8):1445-1451. PubMed PMID: 33892203
  • Eberly LA, Garg L, Yang L, Markman TM, Nathan AS, Eneanya ND, Dixit S, Marchlinski FE, Groeneveld PW, Frankel DS. Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Management of Incident Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1;4(2):e210247. PubMed PMID: 33635328
  • Garg L, Santangeli P. Arctic Front versus POLARx cryoballoon: Is there a winner?. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2021 Mar;32(3):595-596. PubMed PMID: 33533084
  • John J, Garg L, Orosey M, Desai T, Haines DE, Wong WS. The effect of esophageal cooling on esophageal injury during radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2020 Jun;58(1):43-50. PubMed PMID: 31154536
  • Garg L, Arkles JS, Schaller RD. Percutaneous Removal of a Pulmonary Artery Catheter Inadvertently Sutured to the Heart During Valve Surgery. JACC Case Rep. 2020 Dec;2(15):2323-2326. PubMed PMID: 34317164
  • Garg L, Pothineni NVK, Daw JM, Hyman MC, Arkles J, Tschabrunn CM, Santangeli P, Marchlinski FE. Impact of Left Atrial Bipolar Electrogram Voltage on First Pass Pulmonary Vein Isolation During Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation. Front Physiol. 2020;11:594654. PubMed PMID: 33384608
  • Agarwal MA, Jain N, Podila PSB, Varadarajan V, Patel B, Shah M, Garg L, Khouzam RN, Ibebuogu U, Reed GL, Dagogo-Jack S. Association of history of heart failure with hospital outcomes of hyperglycemic crises: Analysis from a University hospital and national cohort. J Diabetes Complications. 2020 Jan;34(1):107466. PubMed PMID: 31735638
  • Halaby R, Garg L, De Feria A, Marchlinski FE, Santangeli P. Recurrent Left Pleural Effusion Following Left Atrial Appendage Closure With the Watchman Device. JACC Case Rep. 2020 Sep;2(11):1789-1792. PubMed PMID: 34317057
  • Garg L, Gupta M, Sabzwari SRA, Agrawal S, Agarwal M, Nazir T, Gordon J, Bozorgnia B, Martinez MW. Atrial fibrillation in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: prevalence, clinical impact, and management. Heart Fail Rev. 2019 Mar;24(2):189-197. PubMed PMID: 30456592
  • Patel B, Secheresiu P, Shah M, Racharla L, Alsalem AB, Agarwal M, Tripathi B, Sablani N, Garg L, Patil S, Islam N, Ray D, Ogunniyi MO, Freudenberger R. Trends and Predictors of Palliative Care Referrals in Patients With Acute Heart Failure. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2019 Feb;36(2):147-153. PubMed PMID: 30157670
  • Agarwal MA, Garg L, Shah M, Patel B, Jain N, Jain S, Kabra R, Kovesdy C, Reed GL, Lavie CJ. Relation of Obesity to Outcomes of Hospitalizations for Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2019 May 1;123(9):1448-1452. PubMed PMID: 30819431
  • Garg L, Haleem A, Varade S, Sivakumar K, Shah M, Patel B, Agarwal M, Agrawal S, Leary M, Kluck B. Patent Foramen Ovale Closure in the Setting of Cryptogenic Stroke: A Meta-Analysis of Five Randomized Trials. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Sep;27(9):2484-2493. PubMed PMID: 29805084
  • Garg L, Agrawal S, Agarwal M, Shah M, Garg A, Patel B, Agarwal N, Nanda S, Sharma A, Cox D. Influence of Atrial Fibrillation on Outcomes in Patients Who Underwent Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 15;121(6):684-689. PubMed PMID: 29394997
  • Agrawal S, Garg L, Shah M, Agarwal M, Patel B, Singh A, Garg A, Jorde UP, Kapur NK. Thirty-Day Readmissions After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in the United States: Insights From the Nationwide Readmissions Database. Circ Heart Fail. 2018 Mar;11(3):e004628. PubMed PMID: 29519902
  • Garg A, Garg L, Agarwal M, Rout A, Raheja H, Agrawal S, Rao SV, Cohen M. Routine Invasive Versus Selective Invasive Strategy in Elderly Patients Older Than 75 Years With Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Apr;93(4):436-444. PubMed PMID: 29439831
  • Patil S, Shah M, Patel B, Garg L, Jacobs L, Islam N, Martinez M. Incidental Finding of the Anomalous Origin of Left Main Coronary Artery from Pulmonary Artery in an Adult Presenting with Arrhythmia-Induced Myocardial Ischemia. Case Rep Cardiol. 2018;2018:6485831. PubMed PMID: 29992057
  • Shah M, Patnaik S, Patel B, Ram P, Garg L, Agarwal M, Agrawal S, Arora S, Patel N, Wald J, Jorde UP. Trends in mechanical circulatory support use and hospital mortality among patients with acute myocardial infarction and non-infarction related cardiogenic shock in the United States. Clin Res Cardiol. 2018 Apr;107(4):287-303. PubMed PMID: 29134345
  • Shah M, Patnaik S, Patel B, Arora S, Patel N, Garg L, Agrawal S, Martinez MW, Figueredo VM. Regional and seasonal variations in heart failure admissions and mortality in the USA. Arch Cardiovasc Dis. 2018 Apr;111(4):297-301. PubMed PMID: 29191524
  • Shah M, Patil S, Patel B, Agarwal M, Davila CD, Garg L, Agrawal S, Kapur NK, Jorde UP. Causes and Predictors of 30-Day Readmission in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock. Circ Heart Fail. 2018 Apr;11(4):e004310. PubMed PMID: 29618581
  • Patel B, Shah M, Garg L, Agarwal M, Martinez M, Dusaj R. Trends in the use of echocardiography in pulmonary embolism. Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Aug;97(35):e12104. PubMed PMID: 30170434
  • Agarwal MA, Shah M, Garg L, Lavie CJ. Relationship Between Obesity and Survival in Patients Hospitalized for Hypertensive Emergency. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Feb;93(2):263-265. PubMed PMID: 29223367
  • Agarwal M, Agrawal S, Garg L, Reed GL, Khouzam RN, Ibebuogu UN. Impact of smoking in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Ann Transl Med. 2018 Jan;6(1):2. PubMed PMID: 29404348
  • Agarwal MA, Garg L, Lavie CJ, Reed GL, Khouzam RN. Impact of family history of coronary artery disease on in-hospital clinical outcomes in ST-segment myocardial infarction. Ann Transl Med. 2018 Jan;6(1):3. PubMed PMID: 29404349
  • Shah M, Patnaik S, Maludum O, Patel B, Tripathi B, Agarwal M, Garg L, Agrawal S, Jorde UP, Martinez MW. Mortality in sepsis: Comparison of outcomes between patients with demand ischemia, acute myocardial infarction, and neither demand ischemia nor acute myocardial infarction. Clin Cardiol. 2018 Jul;41(7):936-944. PubMed PMID: 29774564
  • Shah M, Parikh K, Patel B, Agarwal M, Garg L, Agrawal S, Arora S, Patel N, Patel N, Frishman WH. Use of therapeutic hypothermia among patients with coagulation disorders - A Nationwide analysis. Resuscitation. 2018 Mar;124:35-42. PubMed PMID: 29305925
  • Patel B, Prousi G, Shah M, Secheresiu P, Garg L, Agarwal M, Patil S, Gupta R, Feldman B. Thirty-Day Readmission Rate in Acute Heart Failure Patients Discharged Against Medical Advice in a Matched Cohort Study. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Oct;93(10):1397-1403. PubMed PMID: 30005815
  • Ram P, Shah M, Sirinvaravong N, Lo KB, Patil S, Patel B, Tripathi B, Garg L, Figueredo V. Left ventricular thrombosis in acute anterior myocardial infarction: Evaluation of hospital mortality, thromboembolism, and bleeding. Clin Cardiol. 2018 Oct;41(10):1289-1296. PubMed PMID: 30084493
  • Garg L, Akbar G, Agrawal S, Agarwal M, Khaddour L, Handa R, Garg A, Shah M, Patel B, Dalal BD. Drug-induced pulmonary arterial hypertension: a review. Heart Fail Rev. 2017 May;22(3):289-297. PubMed PMID: 28417295
  • Garg L, Garg J, Krishnamoorthy P, Ahnert A, Shah N, Dusaj RS, Bozorgnia B. Influence of Pregnancy in Patients With Congenital Long QT Syndrome. Cardiol Rev. 2017 Jul Aug;25(4):197-201. PubMed PMID: 27054604
  • Garg L, Agrawal S, Pew T, Hanzel GS, Abbas AE, Gallagher MJ, Shannon FL, Hanson ID. Psoas Muscle Area as a Predictor of Outcomes in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Feb 1;119(3):457-460. PubMed PMID: 27931723
  • Orosey M, Garg L, Agrawal S, John JJ, Haines DE, Wong WS. Atrioesophageal Fistula Following Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2017;18(3):115-122. PubMed PMID: 29111544
  • Agarwal M, Agrawal S, Garg L, Lavie CJ. Relation Between Obesity and Survival in Patients Hospitalized for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (from a Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database 2003 to 2011). Am J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 1;120(3):489-493. PubMed PMID: 28601194
  • Patel B, Carson P, Shah M, Garg L, Agarwal M, Agrawal S, Arora S, Steigerwalt S, Bavry A, Dusaj R, Patel N, Feldman B. Acute kidney injury requiring dialysis and in-hospital mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease and non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome undergoing early vs delayed percutaneous coronary intervention: A nationwide analysis. Clin Cardiol. 2017 Dec;40(12):1303-1308. PubMed PMID: 29266282
  • Agrawal S, Garg L, Garg A, Mohananey D, Jain A, Manda Y, Singh A, Nanda S, Durkin R, Puleo P, Shirani J. Recent Trends in Management and Inhospital Outcomes of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Renal Transplant Recipients. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Feb 15;119(4):542-552. PubMed PMID: 27939383
  • Bhatia N, Agrawal S, Garg A, Mohananey D, Sharma A, Agarwal M, Garg L, Agrawal N, Singh A, Nanda S, Shirani J. Trends and outcomes of infective endocarditis in patients on dialysis. Clin Cardiol. 2017 Jul;40(7):423-429. PubMed PMID: 28300288
  • Agarwal M, Agrawal S, Garg L, Mohananey D, Garg A, Bhatia N, Lavie CJ. National Trends in the Incidence, Management, and Outcomes of Heart Failure Complications in Patients Hospitalized for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2017 Jul;1(1):26-36. PubMed PMID: 30225399
  • Shah M, Patil S, Patel B, Arora S, Patel N, Garg L, Agrawal S, Jacobs L, Steigerwalt SP, Martinez MW. Trends in Hospitalization for Hypertensive Emergency, and Relationship of End-Organ Damage With In-Hospital Mortality. Am J Hypertens. 2017 Jul 1;30(7):700-706. PubMed PMID: 28430850
  • Garg A, Rao SV, Visveswaran G, Agrawal S, Sharma A, Garg L, Mahata I, Garg J, Singal D, Cohen M, Kostis JB. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Versus Surgical Valve Replacement in Low-Intermediate Surgical Risk Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Invasive Cardiol. 2017 Jun;29(6):209-216. PubMed PMID: 28570236
  • Garg A, Rao SV, Agrawal S, Theodoropoulos K, Mennuni M, Sharma A, Garg L, Ferrante G, Meelu OA, Sargsyan D, Reimers B, Cohen M, Kostis JB, Stefanini GG. Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Drug-Eluting Stents Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Left Main Coronary Artery Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Jun 15;119(12):1942-1948. PubMed PMID: 28433215
  • Agrawal S, Shirani J, Garg L, Singh A, Longo S, Longo A, Fegley M, Stone L, Razavi M, Radoianu N, Nanda S. Pheochromocytoma and stress cardiomyopathy: Insight into pathogenesis. World J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 26;9(3):255-260. PubMed PMID: 28400922
  • Agarwal M, Agrawal S, Garg L, Garg A, Bhatia N, Kadaria D, Reed G. Effect of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on In-Hospital Mortality and Clinical Outcomes After ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2017 May 15;119(10):1555-1559. PubMed PMID: 28390680
  • Patel B, Sablani N, Shah M, Garg L, Agarwal M, Agrawal S, Steigerwalt S, Dusaj R. Evaluating safety of thrombolysis in chronic kidney disease patients presenting with pulmonary embolism using propensity score matching. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2017 Oct;44(3):324-329. PubMed PMID: 28864991
  • Bhatia N, Agrawal S, Yang S, Yadav K, Agarwal M, Garg L, Agarwal N, Shirani J, Fredi JL. In-Hospital Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease on Dialysis from a Large National Database. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 15;120(8):1355-1358. PubMed PMID: 28823478
  • Garg L, Garg J, Gupta N, Shah N, Krishnamoorthy P, Palaniswamy C, Bozorgnia B, Natale A. Gastrointestinal complications associated with catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Dec 1;224:424-430. PubMed PMID: 27690340
  • Garg L, Chen C, Haines DE. Atrial fibrillation and chronic kidney disease requiring hemodialysis - Does warfarin therapy improve the risks of this lethal combination?. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1;222:47-50. PubMed PMID: 27472258
  • Agrawal S, Garg L, Nanda S, Sharma A, Bhatia N, Manda Y, Singh A, Fegley M, Shirani J. The role of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in patients with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices - A meta-analysis. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1;222:379-384. PubMed PMID: 27505320
  • Agrawal S, Garg L, Sharma A, Mohananey D, Bhatia N, Singh A, Shirani J, Dixon S. Comparison of Inhospital Mortality and Frequency of Coronary Angiography on Weekend Versus Weekday Admissions in Patients With Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Sep 1;118(5):632-4. PubMed PMID: 27381668
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Professional Memberships

  • Heart rhythm Society, Member
  • American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American Heart Association, Member

Practice Locations

Cardiac Electrophysiology - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
3rd Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-6510

CU Medicine Cardiology - Highlands Ranch Specialty Care Center
1500 Park Central Drive
Suite 401
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-3060

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Cardiology, Board Certification (2019)
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Board Certification (2021)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2016)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Heart and Circulation - Arrhythmia
  • Heart and Circulation
  • Heart and Circulation - Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include treatment of ventricular arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, prevention of stroke from atrial arrhythmias, and prevention of sudden cardiac death.

General Information

Internships:
  • William Beaumont Hospital Program (2014)
Residency Programs:
  • William Beaumont Hospital Program, Internal Medicine (2016)
Fellowships:
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital Network Program, Cardiology (2019)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (2021)
Languages: English, Hindi
Department: Medicine-Cardiology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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