Associate Professor
Program Director, Interventional Cardiology

MEMPHIS TN 381632116
Tel: (901) 448-5750


  • Board Cert., Winthrop University, Mineola, NY, Interventional Cardiology
  • Board Cert., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, Cardiovascular Diseases/ Chief Fellow
  • Board Cert., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, Echocardiography
  • Board Cert., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, Nuclear Cardiology
  • Board Cert., Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Certification Level II training, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Board Cert., Tuscon Hospitals Medical Education Program/ University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ, Internal Medicine/ Chief Resident
  • M.D., Ain Shams University, College of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt


  1. Rosu D, Askandar S, Khouzam RN.. Why Is Reverse Takotsubo "Reverse"?. South Med J., 110 (5), 381-385, 2017.
  2. Radhika M. Mehta, Manyoo Agarwal, Ikechukwu Ifedili, Wael W. Rizk, Rami N. Khouzam. Procedural Variations in Performing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Current Problems in Cardiology, 42 (2), 46–60, 2017.
  3. Askandar S, Bob-Manuel T, Singh P, Khouzam RN.. Shorter Door-To-Balloon ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Time: Should There Be a Minimum Limit?. Current Problems in Cardiology, 42 (6), 175–187, 2017.
  4. Hashim T, Ahmad A, Chaudry A, Khouzam R.. Psoriasis and Cardiomyopathy: A Review of the Literature.. South Med J., 110 (2), 97-100, 2017.
  5. Shah R, Rashid A, Hwang I, Fan TM, Khouzam RN, Reed GL.. Meta-Analysis of the Relative Efficacy and Safety of Oral P2Y12 Inhibitors in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome.. Am J Cardiol., 119 (11), 1723–1728, 2017.
  6. Han, AJ, Slomka, T, Mehrotra, A, Murillo, LC, Alsafwah, SF, Khouzam, RN. Paradoxical Hemodynamic Instability After Pericardial Window. Echocardiography, 2016.
  7. Slomka, T, Lennon, ES, Akbar, H, Gosmanova, EO, Bhattacharya, SK, Oliphant, CS, Khouzam, RN. Effects of Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Blockade in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease. Am J Med Sci, 351 (3), 309-16, 2016.
  8. Hwang, I, Bomb, K, Askari, R, Khouzam, RN. A rare presentation of bilateral spontaneous superficial femoral arteriovenous fistulas. BMJ Case Rep, 2016, 2016.
  9. Mulligan, R, Khan, MU, Khouzam, RN. Not all sternotomies indicate previous coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. JAAPA, 29 (1), 26-30, 2016.
  10. Bomb, R, Oliphant, CS, Khouzam, RN. Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the Setting of Acute Coronary Syndrome. Am J Cardiol, 116 (1), 148-54, 2015.
  11. Bolorunduro, O, Valasareddy, P, Khouzam, RN. ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in a 23-Year-Old Woman Following Plasmapheresis. J La State Med Soc, 167 (1), 25-8, 2015.
  12. Khan, MU, Khouzam, RN. Protective effect of pulmonary hypertension against right-sided tamponade in pericardial effusion. South Med J, 108 (1), 46-8, 2015.
  13. Khouzam, RN, Soufi, MK, Nakhla, R, Naidu, SS. Outpatient percutaneous coronary intervention: has its time come. J Invasive Cardiol, 26 (12), E167-9, 2014.
  14. Rutledge, M, Salama, L, Soufi, MK, Al-Omari, M, Khouzam, RN. Fibrosing mediastinitis mimicking postpartum heart failure. JAAPA, 27 (12), 24-7, 2014.
  15. Efeovbokhan, N, Khouzam, RN, Al-Fakhouri, A, Salama, L. An objective comparison between bivalirudin and heparin during peripheral vascular interventions. Future Cardiol, 10 (6), 717-24, 2014.
  16. Bolorunduro, O, Khouzam, RN, Dishmon, D. Resolution of complete heart block after revascularization of acute marginal branch of the right coronary artery. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars, 42 (7), 667-70, 2014.
  17. Ibebuogu, UN, Khouzam, RN, Sharma, G, Thornton, JW, Robati, R, Silverman, D. A thrombus in transit through a patent foramen ovale. JAAPA, 27 (10), 32-5, 2014.
  18. Khouzam, RN, Salama, L, Soufi, MK, Khandekar, A, Al-Mawed, S. Showers of emboli from a large aortic root thrombus. J La State Med Soc, 166 (4), 138-42, 2014.
  19. Efeovbokhan, N, Zaidi, J, Efeovbokhan, EO, Khouzam, RN. Respiratory distress in a patient with recurrent pulmonary embolism. JAAPA, 27 (7), 52-4, 2014.
  20. Khouzam, RN, Naidu, SS. Current status and future perspectives on alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Curr Cardiol Rep, 16 (5), 478, 2014.
  21. Khouzam, RN, Al-Mawed, S, Farah, V, Mizeracki, A. Next-generation airbags and the possibility of negative outcomes due to thoracic injury. Can J Cardiol, 30 (4), 396-404, 2014.
  22. Oliphant, CS, McCullough, J, Hashim, T, Khouzam, RN. Vitamin K antagonist use for all patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and atrial fibrillation: analysis of the literature and guideline review. Future Cardiol, 10 (2), 229-33, 2014.
  23. Askari, R, Khouzam, RN. Cardiac tuberculoma presenting as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome. Heart Lung, 43 (2), 158-60, 2013.
  24. Yusuf, J, Jawwad, M, Ray, M, Soufi, MK, Khouzam, RN. Hyponatremia and muscle aches. JAAPA, 26 (10), 58-60, 2013.
  25. Khouzam, RN, Soufi, MK. Clues to a misleading ECG. JAAPA, 26 (6), 2013.