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Gracia Fahed, MD
Postdoctoral Scholar, Cardiovascular Institute
BioDr. Fahed earned her medical degree from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in Lebanon. She graduated at the top of her class and was recognized for her outstanding academic achievements and compassionate patient care. Over the course of her medical studies, Dr. Fahed concentrated her research on understanding the pathophysiology behind endothelial dysfunction, hypertension and the metabolic syndrome. As a postdoctoral scholar in the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, she now focuses on left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and early diagnosis of genetic cardiomyopathy, with a specific focus on transthyretin cardiac amyloidosis, a serious yet often overlooked cause of heart failure. Dr. Fahed aims to improve risk-stratification to enhance diagnostic care and improve cardiovascular outcomes.