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Imran Iftikhar, MD


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473 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 247-7707

Email: iftikhar.5@osu.edu

 

Clinical Interest

Pulmonary Disease;Sleep Disorders

Research Interest

Sleep Apnea, Circadian rhythm disorders, Meta-analysis, Meta-regression and Network Mixed Treatment Comparison Meta-analysis statistical methods

Academic Advising

2014 Angel Monserrate,, University of South Carolina. Graduated 0.
2014 Mohammad Al-Jaghbeer,, University of South Carolina. Graduated 0.
2014 Meredith A., University of South Carolina. Graduated 0.
2011 - 2013 Erin Hays,, University of South Carolina. Graduated 2013.
2011 - 2013 Michelle-Ann Iverson,, University of South Carolina. Graduated 2013.
2013 - 2014 Muhammad Imtiaz,, University of South Carolina. Graduated 2014.
2013 - 2015 Alexis L,, University of South Carolina. Graduated 2015.
 

Licenses

2010 - present Board Certified in Internal Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine
2010 - present MD: South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners
2011 - present Board Certified in Sleep Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine
2011 - present Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine
2015 - present MD: State Medical Board of Ohio
 

Clinical Services

08/01/2015 Medical Director of Sleep Disorders Center (Memorial Hospital-OSU affiliate) (Marysville, OH)

Degrees

2013 None Indicated, American College of Chest Physicians

2013 None Indicated, American College of Physicians

 

Edited Books

Iftikhar IH, Khan, M. "Best of Sleep Medicine 2015." Edited by Lee-Chiong, MD. Denver: Best of Sleep Medicine, June 2011.

 

Editorial Activities

2007 Journal of Interventional Cardiology
2011 CHEST
2012 - present World Journal Of Meta-analysis
2013 - present World journal of Meta-analysis
2013 - present Journal of Sleep Medicine and disorders
2013 - present Austin Journal of Sleep Disorders
2013 Annals of American Thoracic Society
2013 Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA)
2013 Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism
2013 Journal of Biomedical and Environmental Sciences
2013 Journal of Patient Preference and Adherence
2013 ENDOCRINE journal
2013 World Journal of Respirology
2013 Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA)
2013 Journal of Appetite
2013 Journal of Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
2014 - present Annals of Clinical and Experimental Hypertension
2014 Journal of General Medicine
2014 PLoS ONE Medicine Journal
2014 OMCIS group
2014 Annals of Thoracic Surgery
2014 Sleep Medicine
2014 National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia, United Kingdom GRANT REVIEW AS AN EXTERNAL EXPERT REVIEWER (£44,817 grant for a pilot randomized controlled trial, related to sleep apnea and bariatric surgery)
2014 LUNG
2015 - present International Journal of Immunology and Immunotherapy
2015 - present International Journal of Allergy Medications
2015 - present Clinical Medical Reviews and Case reports
2015 - present International Journal of Respiratory and Pulmonary medicine
2015 - present JAMA
2015 - present LUNG
2015 Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management
2015 LUNG
2015 Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA)
2015 LUNG
2015 PLoS ONE Medicine Journal
2015 Journal of Healthcare Engineering
2015 HEART—BMJ
 

Honors

2008 - present Best Research Resident. Internal Medicine Residency.
2010 - present Best Research Fellow. Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, University of South Carolina.
2013 - present FACP. ACP.
2013 - present University of South Carolina April 2013 Featured Research Scholar. Office of Vice President for Research.
2013 - present Teacher of the Year- 2013, Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine. University of South Carolina, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine.
2013 - present FCCP. ACCP.
2014 - present Outstanding Researcher/Professor/EB-1. University of South Carolina.
2015 - present Teacher of the Year- 2015, University of South Carolina, Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine. University of South Carolina, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine.
 

Journal Articles

Iftikhar I, AbdelMannan D, Daw HA. "Dermatomyositis and Esophageal Cancer." South Medical Journal. Vol. 7, no. 99. (July 2006.): 777-779.

Iftikhar,Imran; Abdelmannan,Dima; Daw,Hamed,A. "Dermatomyositis and esophageal cancer." SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL. Vol. 99, no. 7. (July 2006.): 777-779.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; AbdelMannan,Dima,K; Ricaurte,Basina; Ahmed,Mansoor. "Body mass index and the incidence of hypertension in obstructive sleep apnea patients." CHEST. Vol. 130, no. 4. (October 2006.): 265S-266S.

Iftikhar I, AbdelMannan D, Ricaurte B, Ahmed M.. "Body Mass Index and the Incidence of Hypertension in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients.." Chest Supplement. (October 2006.): -.

Iftikhar I, Ahmed M, Blank field RP. "Nocturnal Oxygen Desaturation and the prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome.." Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Journal Supplement. (June 2007.): -.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Ahmed,Mansoor; Blankfield,Robert,P. "Nocturnal oxygen desaturation and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome." ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY. Vol. 27, no. 6. (June 2007.): E83-E83.

Iftikhar I, Mansoor A, Zyzanski S, Tarr S, Blankfield RP. "Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Leg Edema." Sleep Medicine. Vol. 8, no. 9. (December 2008.): 890-893.

Iftikhar I, Harris NS, Blankfield RP. "Temperature and Blood Pressure Following Amlodipine Overdose: A Test of the Thermoregulatory-Vascular Remodeling Hypothesis." Wilderness Enviromental Medicine. Vol. 1, no. 19. (January 2008.): 39-41.

Blankfield,Robert,P; Iftikhar,Imran; Glickman,Ellen; Harris,N,Stuart. "Temperature and blood pressure following amlodipine overdose." WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE. Vol. 19, no. 1. (March 2008.): 39-41.

Iftikhar,Imran; Ahmed,Mansoor; Tarr,Shannon; Zyzanski,Stephen,J; Blankfield,Robert,P. "Comparison of obstructive sleep apnea patients with and without leg edema." SLEEP MEDICINE. Vol. 9, no. 8. (December 2008.): 890-893.

Iftikhar I, Tisch D, Blankfield RP. "Meta-analysis: Evaluation of hemodynamic variables of antihypertensive drugs facilitates in chosing optimal antihypertensive therapy." American Society of Hypertension Journal Supplement. (May 2009.): -.

Iftikhar I, Tisch D, Hassan, N, Blankfield RP. "Meta-Analysis of the Hemodynamic Properties of Antihypertensive Medications." ISRN Hypertension. Vol. 2013, (September 2012.): 780702-.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Blankfield,Robert,P. "Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Hemoglobin A(1c) in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." LUNG. Vol. 190, no. 6. (December 2012.): 605-611.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Khan,Meena,F; Das,Aneesa; Magalang,Ulysses,J. "Meta-analysis: continuous positive airway pressure improves insulin resistance in patients with sleep apnea without diabetes.." Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Vol. 10, no. 2. (April 2013.): 115-120.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Hays,Erin,Rikard; Iverson,Michelle-Anne; Magalang,Ulysses,J; Maas,Andrea,Kay. "Effect of Oral Appliances on Blood Pressure in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." JOURNAL OF CLINICAL SLEEP MEDICINE. Vol. 9, no. 2. (January 2013.): 165-?.

Iftikhar,Imran,H. "Effects of dietary weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea." SLEEP AND BREATHING. Vol. 18, no. 1. (March 2014.): 3-3.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Kline,Christopher,E; Youngstedt,Shawn,D. "Effects of Exercise Training on Sleep Apnea: A Meta-analysis." LUNG. Vol. 192, no. 1. (February 2014.): 175-184.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Imtiaz,Muhammad; Brett,Allan,S; Amrol,David,J. "Cardiovascular Safety of Long Acting Beta Agonist-Inhaled Corticosteroid Combination Products in Adult Patients with Asthma: A Systematic Review." LUNG. Vol. 192, no. 1. (February 2014.): 47-54.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; McGuire,Franklin,R; Musani,Ali,I. "Efficacy of bronchoscopic lung volume reduction: a meta-analysis." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE. Vol. 9, (January 2014.): 481-491.

Teferra,Rahel,A; Grant,Brydon,JB; Mindel,Jesse,W; Siddiqi,Tauseef,A; Iftikhar,Imran,H; Ajaz,Fatima; Aliling,Jose,P; Khan,Meena,S; Hoffmann,Stephen,P; Magalang,Ulysses,J. "Cost minimization using an artificial neural network sleep apnea prediction tool for sleep studies.." Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Vol. 11, no. 7. (September 2014.): 1064-1074.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Valentine,Christopher,W; Bittencourt,Lia,RA; Cohen,Debbie,L; Fedson,Annette,C; Gíslason,Thorarinn; Penzel,Thomas; Phillips,Craig,L; Yu-Sheng,Lin; Pack,Allan,I; Magalang,Ulysses,J. "Effects of continuous positive airway pressure on blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea: a meta-analysis.." Journal of hypertension. Vol. 32, no. 12. (December 2014.): 2341-2350.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Valentine,Christopher,W; Bittencourt,Lia,RA; Cohen,Debbie,L; Fedson,Annette,C; Gislason,Thorarinn; Penzel,Thomas; Phillips,Craig,L; Lin Yu-sheng,Y,S; Pack,Allan,I; Magalang,Ulysses,J. "Effects of continuous positive airway pressure on blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea: ameta-analysis." JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION. Vol. 32, no. 12. (December 2014.): 2341-2350.

Breneman,Charity,B; Porter,Ryan,R; Iftikhar,Imran; Smith,Sabra; Wang,Xuewen. "The Relationship between Aerobic Fitness and Physical Activity with Sleep Characteristics in Sedentary Older Women." MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE. Vol. 46, no. 5. (May 2014.): 654-655.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; McGuire,Franklin,R; Musani,Ali,I. "Predictors of efficacy for endobronchial valves in bronchoscopic lung volume reduction: A meta-analysis." CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE. Vol. 11, no. 4. (November 2014.): 237-245.

Blankfield,Robert,P; Iftikhar,Imran,H. "Food and Drug Administration Regulation of Drugs That Raise Blood Pressure." JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS. Vol. 20, no. 1. (January 2015.): 5-8.

Xiao,Aiying,A; Durkin,Martin; Iftikhar,Imran; Srinivasan,Shilpa. "Acupuncture for Treatment on Cognitive Function in Vascular Dementia: A Meta-Analysis." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY. Vol. 23, no. 3. (March 2015.): S74-S75.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Donley,Meredith,A; Al-Jaghbeer,Mohammed; Monserrate,Angel. "Continuous positive airway pressure plus weight loss for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), association of cancer with OSA, and hypoglossal nerve stimulation for OSA treatment.." American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. Vol. 191, no. 7. (April 2015.): 845-847.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Hoyos,Camilla,M; Phillips,Craig,L; Magalang,Ulysses,J. "Meta-analyses of the Association of Sleep Apnea with Insulin Resistance, and the Effects of CPAP on HOMA-IR, Adiponectin, and Visceral Adipose Fat." JOURNAL OF CLINICAL SLEEP MEDICINE. Vol. 11, no. 4. (January 2015.): 475-U82.

Iftikhar,Imran,H; Donley,Meredith,A; Owens,William,B. "Prone positioning in acute respiratory distress syndrome.." Critical care medicine. Vol. 43, no. 2. (February 2015.): e55-6.

Iftikhar, IH, Musani, AI. "Narrow-band imaging bronchoscopy in the detection of premalignant airway lesions: a meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy.." Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Diseases. -.

Iftikhar IH, Donley MA, Mindel J, Pleister A, Soriano S, Magalang UJ. "Sleep Duration and Metabolic Syndrome: An Updated Dose-Risk Meta-analysis." Annals of American Thoracic Society. -.

 

Reference Works

June 2006 AbdelMannan D, Ahmed M, Woyshville M, Ricaurte B, Iftikhar I.."The Incidence of the Metabolic Syndrome as a Function of Severity in Obstructive Sleep Ap-nea." Boston, MA.
October 2006 Iftikhar I, Ahmed M, Tarr S, Zyzanski S, Blankfield RP.."Comparison of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients with and without Leg Edema" SLC.
October 2006 Iftikhar IH."Body Mass Index and the incidence of hypertension in obstructive sleep apnea patients." Salt Lake City.
October 2006 Iftikhar IH."Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Hypertension, “The Dose Effect Relationship�." Columbus, Ohio.
April 2007 Iftikhar I, Harris NS, Blankfield RP."Temperature and Blood Pressure Following Amlodipine Overdose: A Test of the Thermoreg-ulatory-Vascular Remodeling Hypothesis" Chicago.
April 2007 Iftikhar I, Ah-med M, Blankfield RP.."Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology" Chicago.
October 2007 Iftikhar I, Ahmed M, Zyzan-skiS, Tarr S, Blankfield RP.."Obstructive Sleep Apena and Leg Edema: A retrospective study." Columbus, OH.
May 2009 Iftikhar I, Tisch D, Blankfield RP.."Journal of American Society of Hypertension" San Francisco.
May 2012 Iftikhar I.."American Thoracic Society" San Francisco.
May 2012 Teferra RA, Afaq T, Iftikhar I, et al.."American Thoracic Society" San Francisco.
June 2013 Mindel, JW, Ajaz, F, Teferra R, Afaq, T, Iftikhar, IH et al.."SLEE/APSS" Baltimore.
June 2013 Iftikhar, IH, Kline CE, Youngstedt, SD.."SLEEP/APSS" Baltimore.
May 2014 I.H. Iftikhar, Musani AI, et al.."American Thoracic Society" San Diego.
May 2014 I.H. Iftikhar, C. Val-entine, L.R.A. Bittencourt, D. Cohen, A.C. Fedson, T. Gislason, T. Penzel, C.L. Phillips, L. Yu-sheng, A.I. Pack, U.J. Magalang; for the SLEEP APNEA GENETICS INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM.."American Thoracic Society" San Diego.
February 2014 CB Breneman, RR Porter, I Iftikhar, S Smith, X Wang."Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Formerly: Medicine and Science in Sports)" Greenville, SC.
June 2015 Iftikhar IH, Donley MA, et al."SLEEP" Seattle.
May 2015 IFTIKHAR IH, Donley, MA, Magalang, UJ."American Thoracc Society" Denver.
March 2015 Xiao,Aiying,A; Durkin,Martin; Iftikhar,Imran."American Association of Geriatric Physicians" New Orleans.

Presentations

"Endovascular Summit 2006." Presented at Endovascular Summit 2006, . (August 2006)

"ACGME duty hours regulations and effects of sleep deprivation- University of South Carolina Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds." Presented at University of South Carolina Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, . (July 2011)

"Restless Legs Syndrome- University of South Carolina Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds." Presented at University of South Carolina Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, . (April 2013)

"Lung Cancer Screening- Sea Pines Internal Medicine Update series (July 2014)." Presented at Sea Pines Internal Medicine Update series, . (July 2014)

"Restless Legs Syndrome- Sea Pines Internal Medicine Update series (July 2014)." Presented at Sea Pines Internal Medicine Update series (July 2014), . (July 2014)

"Faculty Development and Promotion for the new faculty of all schools of University of South Carolina." Presented at New Faculty Orientation, University of South Carolina, . (August 2014)

"Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Insulin Resistance." Presented at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, PulmonarY, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, . (December 2014)

"Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Insulin Resistance." Presented at University of Arizona Lung Center, Pulmonary & Critical Care Grand Rounds, . (May 2014)

"Efficacy Of Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction: A Meta-analysis. I.H. Iftikhar. American Thoracic Society Meeting. May, 2014.." Presented at American Thoracic Society, . (May 2014)

"Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Health Outcomes and new diagnostic tools- University of South Carolina Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds." Presented at University of South Carolina Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, . (August 2014)

"COPD Update- Sea Pines Internal Medicine Update series (July 2014)." Presented at Sea Pines Internal Medicine Update series (July 2014), . (July 2014)

"Asthma Update- Sea Pines Internal Medicine Update series (July 2014)." Presented at Sea Pines Internal Medicine Update series (July 2014), . (July 2014)

"Movement disorders in sleep- University of South Carolina Department of Neurology Grand Rounds." Presented at University of South Carolina Department of Neurology Grand Rounds, . (November 2014)

 

Professional Activities

2014 External Expert Reviewer- National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia, United Kingdom. National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia, United Kingdom.