• Samuel McElwee, MD, FACC is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine in 2010. He completed his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine and subsequently went on to complete fellowships in both Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. McElwee’s clinical interest include cardiogenic shock, temporary mechanical circulatory support, pulmonary thromboembolic disease, and medical education.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022 State of the art – Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to thoracic transplantationClinical Transplantation2022
    2021 The value of open-source clinical science in pandemic response: lessons from ISARICLancet Infectious Diseases.  21:1623-1624. 2021
    2021 COVID-19 symptoms at hospital admission vary with age and sex: results from the ISARIC prospective multinational observational study 2021
    2021 Atrial arrhythmia related outcomes in critically ill COVID-19 patientsPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  44:814-823. 2021
    2021 Positive Retrospective SARS-CoV-2 Testing in a Case of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome of Unknown Etiology.Case Reports in Pulmonology.  2021. 2021
    2021 Supportive care of right ventricular failure due to fat embolism syndromeRespiratory Medicine Case Reports.  34. 2021
    2020 Femoral venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using a novel biatrial cannula for venous drainage and left ventricular ventingJournal of Cardiac Surgery.  35:3631-3633. 2020
    2020 Atrial Arrhythmias in COVID-19 PatientsJACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.  6:1189-1190. 2020
    2019 Effect of a fluid bolus on cardiovascular collapse among critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation (PrePARE): a randomised controlled trial 2019
    2019 Ischemic Evaluation in Patients Presenting with Hypertensive Emergency / Urgency and Acute Systolic Heart Failure: Is Coronary Angiography Required for all?Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine.  20:492-495. 2019
    2017 Nutcracker Syndrome and Sickle Cell Trait: A Perfect Storm for HematuriaJournal of General Internal Medicine.  32:585-588. 2017
    2017 Guidelines in review: 2016 ACC/AATS/AHA/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/STS appropriate use criteria for coronary revascularization in patients with acute coronary syndromesJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  24:464-467. 2017
    2017 Usefulness of two- and three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of proximal left coronary system compression by a paraprosthetic aortic valve abscess 2017
    2016 Mechanisms of sudden cardiac deathJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  23:1368-1379. 2016
    2006 Polarization of charge-transfer bands and rectification in hexadecylquinolinium 7,7,8-tricyanoquinodimethanide and its tetrafluoro analog 2006

    Research Overview

  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease, Cardiogenic Shock, Mechanical Circulatory Support
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    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2010
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics, University of Alabama 2006
  • Full Name

  • Samuel McElwee