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Practice areas

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

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Echocardiography
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure



Baylor College of Medicine, Houston


Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta


Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta

Certifications or Special training

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

Additional information


My name is Paul Anaya; I received my medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. I then completed a fellowship at Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta.

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


  1. Guglin M, Rajagopalan N, Anaya P, Charnigo R. Sildenafil in heart failure with reactive pulmonary hypertension (Sildenafil HF) clinical trial (rationale and design). Pulm Circ. 2016 Jun;6(2):161-7.
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  2. Kido K, Brouse SD, Macaulay TE, Charnigo RJ, Anaya P. Dose Related Patterns of Ventricular Arrhythmia due to Carvedilol Withdrawal in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure. Curr Drug Saf. 2015;10(3):227-33.
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  3. 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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  4. Anaya P, Moliterno DJ. The evolving role of cardiac troponin in the evaluation of cardiac disorders. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2013 Nov;15(11):420.
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  5. 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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  6. Anaya P, Moliterno DJ. CT angiography for emergency decision making in acute coronary syndromes: applying future vision now. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2012 Oct; 14(5):537-9. PMID: 22890753.
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  7. Anaya P, Moliterno DJ. Patient, heal thyself: the ongoing evolution of patient self-directed care and hand-held technology. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Apr 5; 154(7):500-1. PMID: 21464353.
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  8. Panchatcharam M, Miriyala S, Yang F, Leitges M, Chrzanowska-Wodnicka M, Quilliam LA, Anaya P, Morris AJ, Smyth SS. Enhanced proliferation and migration of vascular smooth muscle cells in response to vascular injury under hyperglycemic conditions is controlled by beta3 integrin signaling. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2010 Jun; 42(6):965-74. PMID: 20184965.
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  9. Wargovich MJ, Allnutt D, Palmer C, Anaya P, Stephens LC. Inhibition of the promotional phase of azoxymethane-induced colon carcinogenesis in the F344 rat by calcium lactate: effect of simulating two human nutrient density levels. Cancer Lett. 1990 Aug; 53(1):17-25. PMID: 2397478.
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