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Sina Specialized and subspecialty Hospital

Ahmad Salimzadeh
Current Rank/Department: Associate Professor/Internal Medicine Diseases
Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Contact Information:
Academic Rank:  Associate Professor
Department: Internal Medicine Diseases (Rheumatology)
Address: Imam Khomeini Ave., Hasan Abad Sq., Sina Hospital
Tehran – Iran
Tel: (+9821) 667 010 41
Tel (Office): (+98261) 271 3583
Fax: (+9821) 667 010 41
E-mail: salimzad@tums.ac.ir

Education:
1999 – 2001
Course of Sub-specialty in “Rheumatology”
Iran University of Medical Sciences
Tehran – Iran
1991 – 1994
Course of Specialty in “Internal Diseases”
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Tehran – Iran
1983 – 1991
General Medicine (MD)
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
 Tehran – Iran


Highlighted Educational/Occupational Qualifications:
·    Order, maintain and run a spinal morphometry unit (for the first time in Iran)
·    Provide and publish the databank of spinal and femur bone density data of normal people in Iran (for the first time)
·    Provide and publish  the databank of spinal morphometric data of normal people in Iran (for the first time)
Professional Society Membership:
2002- Present     APLAR (Asian Pacific League of Association for Rheumatology)
2001- Present        Rheumatology Research Center
1990- Present        Iranian Medical Council Organization
Work Experience:
Executive Activities
·    April 2009 – Present: Director of internal medicine clerkship phase, reevaluating general medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    July 2009 – Present: Director of internal medicine clerkship course,  Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    November 2008 – Present: Official member of reevaluating general medicine graduates and head of clerkship phase, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    June 2006 – Present: Expert of the Disciplinary Boards, Iranian Medical Council Organization
·    December 2005 – Present: Member of Research Committee, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    December 2005 – Present: Member of Students Committee, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    December 2003 – Present: Member of Residents Committee, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    October 2001 – Present: Director of the Specialized Clinic, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    October 2001 – 2010: Member of the Supervisory Board, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    September 2001 – 2010: Member of Drug & Treatment Committee, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    June 2000 – Present: Technical expert  and head of the Densitometry Department, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    June 2006: Guest specialist, Council for Evaluating & Devising Iranian Drugs. Health ministry
·    April 2006: Member of Promotion Examining Board of Internal Diseases Department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (1 course)
·    July 1998 – July  2000: Member of the Interns’ Examining Board, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    June 1998 – July 1999: Head of the Internal Diseases Department, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    October 1997 – September 1999  : Director of the Specialized Clinic, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    May 1997 – July 1999: In charge of training interns, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
·    May 1995 – July 1996: Head of Community-oriented medical education, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
·    May 1995 – July 1996: Education deputy, Touhid Hospital, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences

Editorial Positions
·    Referee of some medical journals:
o    Daru
o    Iranian Journal of Radiologists
o    Medical School Journal of Tehran University of Medical Sciences
o    Journal of Iranian Medical Academy
o    Shahid Sadoughi University (Yazd) journal
o    Iranian Journal of Rheumatology

Clinical Activities
1996 – Present
·    Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Hospital
Rheumatologist
Tehran – Iran
2001 – 2002
Milad Hospital
Rheumatologist
Tehran – Iran
1999 – 2001
Hazrat Rasoul Akram University Hospital
Internal Diseases Specialist, Rheumatology Subspecialty Course
Tehran – Iran
1999 – 2000
Baqiatallah Hospital
Internal Diseases Specialist
Tehran – Iran
1997 – 2004
Imam Khomeini Hospital
Internal Diseases Specialist/Rheumatologist
Karaj – Iran
1994 – 1996
Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
Internal Diseases Specialist
Tehran – Iran
1992 – 1998
Hajj & Donations Organization
General Practitioner/Internal Diseases Specialist
Mecca – Saudi Arabia
1991, 1998
Tehran University – Agricultural Faculty Clinic
General Practitioner/Internal Diseases Specialist
Karaj – Iran
1989 – 1994
Shahid Madani Hospital
General Practitioner/Internal Diseases Specialist
Karaj – Iran
Teaching Service
2007 – Present
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Associate Professor – Internal Diseases Medicine (Rheumatology)
Tehran – Iran
1996 – 2007
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Assistant Professor – Internal Diseases Medicine (Rheumatology)
Tehran – Iran
1994 – 1996
Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
Assistant Professor – Internal Diseases Medicine
Sanandaj – Iran
1981 – 1983
Iranian Education Ministry
Teacher – Hekmat Primary School 
Karaj – Iran

   
Thesis:   
1.    Gangi B. The effect of strengthening of hip abductor and external rotator muscles on female with anterior knee pain syndrome. PhD  Course. Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tehran (Supervisor ) In progress.
2.    Yousefshahi H. Evaluating awareness and performance of nurses on osteoporosis in Shariati and Sina Hospitals. Specialty Course of Rheumatology, 2006 (Supervisor)
3.    Dehghan A, Evaluating the effect of Sindar on pain reduction in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Specialty Course of Internal Medicine Diseases, 2005 (Supervisor)
4.    Tamimi B, Evaluating spinal column fracture in post-menopausal women using morphometry method. Specialty Course of Internal Medicine Diseases, 2004 (Advisor)


Research Interests:
·    Osteoporosis
·    Large Vessel Vasculitis
·    Osteoarthritis
Research Projects:
Ongoing
·    The effect of strengthening of hip abductor and external rotator muscles on female with anterior knee pain syndrome.
·     The relation between increase in vertebral bone mineral density and height loss in osteoporotic women
·    How does work anti malaria on eye in different rheumatic disease?
Completed

·     The effect of ginger on pain reduction in patients with knee osteoarthritis
·    Short 2nd and 3rd  metacarpus length predispose to SLE
·    Analysis of gene-gene interaction between rs2476601 SNP of PTPN22 gene and rs10818488 of TRAF1 gene in causing risk for Rheumatoid Artheritis
·    Prevalence of amyloid deposition in long standing rheumatoid arthritis in Iranian patients by abdominal subcutaneous fat biopsy and assessment of clinical and laboratory characteristics
·    Comparison of bone mineral density measured by dual x-ray, axial dual-energy photon x-ray absorptiometry and laser absorptiometry of calcaneus
·    Bone mass density in the normal population of Iran
Publications:
·    Articles
English
1.    Owlia MB, Mehrpoor G, Halvani A, Salimzadeh A. Serum Protein Electrophoresis (SPEP) As a Marker of Inflammation. Iranian Journal of Rheumatology. 2011;1(1): Online
2.   Aryaeian N,  Shahram F,  Djalali M,  Eshragian MR,  Djazayeri A, Sarrafnejad A,  Salimzadeh A, Naderi N, Maryam Ch. Effect of conjugated linoleic acids, vitamin E and their combination on the clinical outcome of Iranian adults with active rheumatoid arthritis. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 2009; 12: 20–28,
3. Ghaninejad H, Moeineddin F, Rajaee A, Asgari M, Salimzadeh A. Hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma syndrome: a case report. Dermatol Online J. 2008; 14(1):16
4.    Owlia MB, Salimzadeh A, Alishiri GH, Haghighi A. Comparison of two doses of corticosteroid in epidural steroid injection for lumbar radicular pain. Singapore Medical  Journal, 2007;48:241-5
5.    Salimi J, Salimzadeh A, Yazdani V, Ghadimi H, Habibi GR. Outcome of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage according to the BLEED risk classification: A two-year prospective survey. Bahrain Medical Bulletin, 2007;29(1): 1-9
6.    Alishiri GH, Salimzadeh A, Olia MB, Forghanizadeh J, Setarehshenas R, Shayanfar N. Prevalence of amyloid deposition in long standing rheumatoid arthritis in Iranian patients by abdominal subcutaneous fat biopsy and assessment of clinical and laboratory characteristics. Bio Med Centeral, 2006;15:7-43
7.    Salimzadeh A, Moghaddasi M, Alishiri GH, Olia MB, Kohan L. Vertebral morphometry reference data by X-ray absorptiometry (MXA) in Iranian women. Clinical  Rheumatology, 2007;26(5):704-9. Epub 2006 Aug 29.
8.    Alishiri GH, Bayat N, Salimzadeh A, Forghanizadeh J, Ramezaani N. Atypical Spondyloepiphysial dysplasia in an adult male patient. Iranian Journal of Radiology, 2006;4(1) : 21-24
9.    Forogh B, Ghasemzadeh A, Salimzadeh A. Comparison of bone mineral density measured by dual x-ray, axial dual-energy photon x-ray absorptiometry and laser absorptiometry of calcaneus. Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences, 2005; 30(1): 34-37.
10.    Salimzadeh A, Forogh B, Olia B, Sharghi S, Alishiri GH, Ghasemzadeh A. The cut-off point of dual energy x- ray and laser (DXL) of calcareous  osteoporosis diagnosis in postmenopausal women. Iranian  Journal of Radiation Research. 2005; 3 (2): 69-72,
11.     Akhbarian M, Davatchi F, Salimzadeh A, Shahram F, Gharibdoost A, Nadji A, Pajoohi M, Jamshidi A. Bone mass density in the normal population of Iran. APLAR Journal of Rheumatology, 2005;8(3):177-183.

Farsi

12.    Moghadasi Jahromi M, Salimzadeh A , Yousef shahi H.  Shariati and Sina Hospital nurses' knowledge and performance about osteoporosis Journal of Medical Council of Islamic Republic of Iran. 2010;28(3):257-262
13.    Ali Shiri Gh.H.,Amini M, Bayat N,Salimzadeh A.,Ahmadzad M.,Ghorbani Gh.A.  Prevalence of heliobacter pylori antibody in healthy people and patients with rheumatoid arthritis Kowsar medical journal. 2010; 15(1):31-35.
14.    Owlia. M. B, Hekmati-moghadam. S. H, Dehghani. Z, Fallah. F, Salimzadeh A. Antiphospholipid antibodies and cerebrovascular accidents in patients, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Journal, 2008;11(65): 66-70,
15.    Alishiri GH, Ahmadiani A, Bayat N, Kamalinejhad M, Salimzadeh A, Saremi S, Miri M, Noudeh AA. Efficacy of Elaeagnus Angustifolia extract in treatment of osteoarthritis of knee: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial, Kowsar Medical Journal, 2007;1(12): 49-57,
16.    Alishiri GH, Amini M, Ahmadzad Asl M, Ghorbani GH, Jafari AM, Salimzadeh A. Assessment of the prevalence of anti H-Pylori antibody in patients with osteoarthritis and healthy persons referred to Baqiyatollah Hospital, Journal of Iran University of Medical Sciences, 2008; 15 (58) :137-143
17.    Akbarian M, Davachi F, Salimzadeh A, Shahram F. Evaluating bone mass in a selected group of the Iranian healthy population, Shariati Hospital. School of Medicine Journal; 2002;60 (4): 131-139
·    Presentations in National & International Meetings 
1.    2010: Interaction between rs2476601 SNP of PTPN22 gene and rs10818488 of TRAF1 gene in causing risk for rheumatoid arthritis. The American society of human genetics 60th Annual Meeting. Washington DC, USA.
2.    2010: Development of the vision statement for Tehran University of medical sciences MD program: A road map for reform. An international association for medical education. Glasgow, Scotland.
3.    2010: Comprehensive evaluation of MD program in Tehran University of Medical Sciences: A lever for change. An international association for medical education. Glasgow, Scotland.
4.    2010: Antimalarial ocular toxicity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythemtosus (SLE), Sjögren syndrome (SS): is related to disease type? 14th APLAR congress, Taiwan
5.    2008: Topical Penicilline can rapidly heal refractory oral and genital aphthi in Behcet disease (experience with six consecutive cases). 14th APLAR congress, Taiwan
6.    2008: Comparing bone mineral densitometry in mustard sulfur exposures and asthmatic patients. 13th APLAR Congress, Japan
7.    2008: Left-right hip bone mineral density, concordance or dis-concordance? 13th APLAR Congress, Japan
8.    2008: Cyclophosphamide could be as safe as Methotrexate in weekly oral regimen in rheumatoid arthritis. 13th APLAR Congress, Japan
9.    2008: Is the increase in vertebral bone mineral density (BMD) in treated postmenopausal women the result of patient becoming shorter? 13th APLAR Congress, Japan
10.    2008: How nurses’ knowledge of osteoporosis affects their performance? 13th APLAR Congress, Japan
11.    2008: Pattern of radiographic changes in hands of RA patients in Yazd, central Iran. 13th APLAR Congress, Japan
12.    2008: Health perception predictors in different rheumatic disorders. 13th APLAR Congress, Japan
13.    2008: Disability in rheumatoid arthritis and correlated factors. Annals European Congress of Rheumatology, Paris, France.
14.    2008: Efficacy and safety of oral high dose ginger extract on the symptoms and physical examination finding of knee osteoarthritis. Annals European Congress of Rheumatology. Paris, France.
15.    2005: Detecting vertebral  fractures by morphometric assay. 14th Internatinal  rheumatology symposium. Yokohama, Japan
16.    2007: Effects of long-term oral ginger extract administration on knee examination findings Annals European Congress of Rheumatology. Barcelona, Spain.
17.    2007:Quality of sleep in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and ankylosing spondylitis, Annals European Congress of Rheumatology. Barcelona, Spain.
18.    2007: The severity of osteoarthritis is more related to the age, BMI and patients assessment than the radiological findings. Annals European Congress of Rheumatology. Barcelona, Spain.
19.  2007: Mental health and sexual function: differences among the genders. Annals European Congress of Rheumatology. Barcelona, Spain.
20.  2007: Anxiety masks, the effect of pain and disease activity on sexual function, Annals European Congress of Rheumatology. Barcelona, Spain.
21.    2006: Reference data of vertebral dimension by morphometric X-ray absorptiometry in normal Iranian women, Annals European Congress of Rheumatology. Amsterdam, The Netherland.
22.    2006: Comparison of two methods of AFPA and AFPB for the diagnosis of amyloid deposition in longstanding RA, The Annals European Congress of Rheumatology, Amsterdam, The Netherland.
23.    2006: A Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial of ELAEAGNUS ANGUSTIFOLIA L. in patients with knee OA, The Annals European Congress of Rheumatology, Amsterdam, The Netherland.
24.    2006: Long term ginger extract intake and its effect on knee osteoarthritis pain and physical examination finding, The 12th APLAR Congress, Malaysia
25.    2006: Weill-Marchesani Syndrome (WMS) presenting a rheumatologic condition, The 12th APLAR Congress, Malaysia
26.    2006: Nocturnal Versus morning oral Prednisolone in long-term management of rheumatoid arthritis, The 12th APLAR Congress, Malaysia
27.    2006: The comparative analysis of secondary amyloid detection by Congo Red and Immunohistochemistry (IHC) methods, The 12th APLAR Congress, Malaysia
28.    2005: Clinical Presentation and Surgical Treatment of Burger Disease in Tehran – Iran, The 41st Congress of Surgery, South Korea
29.    2005: Determination of precision error for low bone mass in DXA by phantom Study, The International Osteoporosis Conference, China
30.    2004: A case report on a family pyrophosphate calcium disease, The 15th Annual Congress and Reeducation of the Society of the Iranian Internal Diseases Specialists, Tehran – Iran
31.    2004: Representation of a case of muscle infarction, The 15th Annual Congress and Reeducation of the Ssociety of the Iranian Internal Diseases Specialists, Tehran – Iran
32.    2004: The comparison of dual x-ray Absorptiometry and laser, The 11th APLAR  Congress, South Korea
33.    2004: A rare presentation of hydatid Cyst, The 11th APLAR  Congress, South Korea
34.    1997: The 5-year evaluation of periodic paralysis in 67 hospitalized patients, The 10th Annual Congress and Reeducation of the Society of the Iranian Internal Diseases Specialists, Tehran – Iran
·    Books
1.    Owlia  MB, Salimzadeh A. Pearl and Myth in Rheumatology. Translation to Farsi. 2011
2.    Davachi F, Akbarian M, Salimzadeh A, Movaseghi.Systemic Lupus erythematousus and pregnancy. Tehran University of Medical Sciences Publications, 2010
3.    Davachi F, Akbarian M, Salimzadeh A, Movaseghi. Osteoporosis in pediatric. Tehran University of Medical Sciences Publications, 2009
4.    Shahram F, Salimzadeh A.  New challenges in Rheumatology. Tehran University of Medical Sciences Publications, 2008
5.    Davachi F, Akbarian M, Salimzadeh A, Movaseghi. The Role of Infectious Agent in Rheumatology Tissue, Acute Rheumatic Fever. Tehran University of Medical Sciences Publications, 2007
6.    Davachi F, Akbarian M, Salimzadeh A, Movaseghi. Diseases of the Connective Tissue, Lab in Myositis. Tehran University of Medical Sciences Publications, 2006
7.    Davachi F, Akbarian M, Salimzadeh A, Movaseghi. Rheumaoid Disease, Surgical Intervention and RA. Tehran University of Medical Sciences Publications, 2005
8.    Davachi F, Akbarian M, Salimzadeh A, Movaseghi. Metabolic Diseases of Bones & Joints, Diagnosis of Crystalopathies. Tehran University of Medical Sciences Publications, 2004
9.    Davachi F, Akbarian M, Salimzadeh A, Movaseghi. Vasculitis, Diagnosis of vasculitis.. Tehran University of Medical Sciences Publications, 2003
10.    Davachi F, Akbarian M, Salimzadeh A, Movaseghi. Osteoporosis, Bone biomechanics. Tehran University of Medical Sciences Publications, 2002
11.    Davachi F, Akbarian M, Salimzadeh A, Shams SH, Rafiee. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Overlap syndroms. Tehran University of Medical Sciences Publications, 2001
Grants:
Completed Grants
N/A
Pending Grants
N/A

Awards:   
·    Two educational  award in 3rd  Shahid Motahhari festival 2010
·    Roche award 2010
·    APLAR Award, Japan, 2008
·    International Congress of Osteoporosis, China, 2005
Competencies:
·    Language
o    Arabic: Basic
o    English: Moderate
·    Computer
o    At ease with computers

 




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