Florian Rader, MD

Co-Director, Clinic for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Aortopathies

Assistant Professor, Medicine

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Florian Rader, MD

Co-Director, Clinic for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Aortopathies

Assistant Professor, Medicine

  • IM/Cardiology


Aortic Aneurysms

Arrhythmias (Irregular Heartbeat, Heart Rhythm Disorders)

Atrial Fibrillation

Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease

Bradycardia (Slow Heart Beat)


Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

EKG (Electrocardiograms)



Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

Heart Murmurs

Heart Valve Diseases



Florian Rader, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist and hypertension specialist and a faculty member of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. He is a graduate of a physician-scientist training program with formal clinical and research training. Rader serves as a member of the Cedars-Sinai Institutional Review Board and as principal investigator on several ongoing studies and clinical trials focusing on valvular heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, hypertension and vascular biology.

  • Medical School: Medical University of Vienna, 2002
  • Residency: MetroHealth Medical Center, 2008
  • Master's: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2009
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, 2010
  • Fellowship: MetroHealth Medical Center, 2012

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  • Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training Program NIH Career Development Award (KL-2), 2014-present
  • UCLA CTSI (seed grant), 2013-present
  • American Society of Hypertension Board Certification, 2012-present
  • American Society of Echocardiography Certification, 2010-present
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease Certification, 2009-present
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Certification, 2008-present

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Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Gurudevan SV, Nelson MD, Rader F, Tang X, Johannes J, Lewis J, Belcik T, Lindner JR, Victor RG. Cocaine-induced ischemia in the human coronary microcirculation: Evidence from myocardial contrast echocardiography. Circulation. 2013;128(6):598-604.
  • Rosenhek R, Rader F, Klaar U, Gabriel H, Krejc M, Kalbeck D, Schemper M, Maurer G, Baumgartner, H. Outcome of watchful waiting in asymptomatic severe mitral regurgitation. Circulation. 2006;113(18):2238-2244
  • Rader F, Sachdev E, Arsanjani R, Siegel RJ. Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Valvular Aortic Stenosis: Mechanisms and Clinical Implications. Am J Med. Nov 2014; [Epub before print].
  • Parikh V, Kim C, Siegel RJ, Arsanjani R, Rader F. Natriuretic peptides for risk stratification of patients with valvular aortic stenosis. Circ Heart Fail. Mar 2015;8(2):373-380.
  • Nelson MD, Rader F, Tang X, Tavyev J, Nelson SF, Miceli MC, Elashoff RM, Sweeney HL, Victor RG. PDE5 inhibition alleviates functional muscle ischemia in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Neurology. 2014;82(23):2085-2091.
  • Rader F, Elashoff RM, Niknezhad S, Victor RG. Differential Treatment of Hypertension by Primary Care Providers and Hypertension Specialists in a Barber-Based Intervention Trial to Control Hypertension in Black Men. Am J Cardiol. Nov 2013;112(9):1421-1426.

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