Ahmed K. Abdel-Latif, MD

Clinical interests

  • General Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Ahmed K. Abdel-Latif, MD


Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Latif talks regenerative medicine for heart failure.

My name is Ahmed Abdel-Latif; I received my medical degree from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. I then completed a fellowship at the University of Kentucky.

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

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Medicine


Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland

University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Medicine

UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion G
Gill Heart & Vascular Institute
First Floor
842 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536-0200

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Pumphrey AL, Ye S, Yang Z, Simkin J, Gensel JC, Abdel-Latif A, Vandsburger MH. Cardiac Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer MR Imaging Tracking of Cell Survival or Rejection in Mouse Models of Cell Therapy. Radiology. 2016 Jul 15;152766.

Darrat YH, Agarwal A, Morales GX, Thompson J, Abdel-Latif A, Waespe K, Biase LD, Natale A, Patwardan A, Elayi CS. Radiofrequency and Cryo-ablation Effect on Transvenous Pacing and Defibrillatory Lead Integrity: An in vitro study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 May 3.

Adamiak M, Poniewierska-Baran A, Borkowska S, Schneider G, Abdelbaset-Ismail A, Suszynska M, Abdel-Latif A, Kucia M, Ratajczak J, Ratajczak MZ. Evidence that a lipolytic enzyme-hematopoietic-specific phospholipase C-β2-promotes mobilization of hematopoietic stem cells by decreasing their lipid raft-mediated bone marrow retention and increasing the promobilizing effects of granulocytes. Leukemia. 2016 Apr;30(4):919-28.

Ziada KM, Abdel-Latif A, Charnigo R, Moliterno DJ. Safety of an abbreviated duration of dual antiplatelet therapy (≤6 months) following second-generation drug-eluting stents for coronary artery disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Mar;87(4):722-32.

Abdel Hamid M, Bakhoum SW, Sharaf Y, Sabry D, El-Gengehe AT, Abdel-Latif A. Circulating Endothelial Cells and Endothelial Function Predict Major Adverse Cardiac Events and Early Adverse Left Ventricular Remodeling in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. J Interv Cardiol. 2016 Feb;29(1):89-98.

Dr. Abdel-Latif discusses regenerative medicine

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