Aviral Vij, MD, FACC, FSCAI  




Cook County Department of Public Health



Faculty Rank:

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rush Medical College

Board Certification:

Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography

Medical Education:

J.N.M.C. India


Internal Medicine at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County


Cardiovascular Diseases at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County & Interventional Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center

Clinical Expertise:

High risk Coronary interventions, large bore access, Cardiogenic shock, Endovascular interventions for pulmonary embolism, Peripheral arterial disease


Recurrent Coronary Vasospasm: A Case of Kounis Syndrome from Anaphylaxis to Contrast Dye (June 2022) Authors: Katherine Lee Chuy, Proddutur R. Reddy, Aviral Vij Abbreviated versus Standard Duration of DAPT after PCI: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis (July 2022) Authors: Dae Yong Park, Seokyung An, Ashish Kumar, Saurabh Malhotra, Neeraj Jolly, Amandeep Kaur, Ajoe Kattoor, Rami Doukky, Ankur Kalra, Aviral Vij A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing radiofrequency catheter ablation with medical therapy for ventricular tachycardia in patients with ischemic and non-ischemic cardiomyopathies (June 2022) Authors: Venkatesh Ravi, Abhushan Poudyal, Smriti Khanal, Charl Khalil, Aviral Vij, David Sanders, Timothy Larsen, Richard G. Trohman, Tolga Aksu, Roderick Tung, Pasquale Santangeli, Jeffrey Winterfield, Parikshit S. Sharma, Henry D. Huang Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis Comparing Bifurcation Techniques for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (June 2022) Authors: Dae Yong Park, Seokyung An, Neeraj Jolly, Steve Attanasio, Neha Yada, Sunil Rao, Aviral Vij Myocarditis after COVID-19 mRNA vaccination: A systematic review of case reports and case series (July 2022) Authors: Dae Yong Park, Seokyung An, Amandeep Kaur, Saurabh Malhotra, Aviral Vij Incidence and risk factors of atrial fibrillation and atrial arrhythmias in people living with HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis (May 2022) Authors: Dae Yong Park, Seokyung An, Maria Emilia Romero, Amandeep Kaur, Venkatesh Ravi, Henry D. Huang, Aviral Vij Impact of pulmonary embolism on perioperative outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft (April 2022) Authors: Dae Yong Park, Seokyung An, Steve Attanasio, Rami Doukky, Ray Sawaqed, Aviral Vij Effect of weight loss on recurrence of atrial fibrillation after ablative therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis (March 2022) Authors: Dae Yong Park, Seokyung An, Mukunthan Murthi, Ajoe John Kattoor, Amandeep Kaur, Venkatesh Ravi, Henry D. Huang, Aviral Vij Identifying CRT responders: Moving from electrical to mechanical dyssynchrony (February 2022) Authors: Aviral Vij, Saurabh Malhotra The Clinical Impact of Device Lead-Associated Tricuspid Regurgitation: Need for a Multidisciplinary Approach (January 2022) Authors: Aviral Vij, Clifford J Kavinsky Stress myocardial perfusion imaging vs. stress echocardiography for risk stratification of kidney transplant candidates: Does it even matter? (December 2021) Authors: Aviral Vij, Rami Doukky Multimodality imaging for diagnosis of subclinical hereditary transthyretin cardiac amyloidosis (December 2021) Authors: Talal Asif, Aviral Vij, Bartlomiej Radzik, Hudson Stern, Patricia Simples, Quraish Ghadiali, Saurabh Malhotra Automatic extraction and stenosis evaluation of coronary arteries in invasive coronary angiograms (September 2021) Authors: Chen Zhao, Aviral Vij, Saurabh Malhotra, Jinshan Tang, Haipeng Tang, Drew Pienta, Zhihui Xu, Weihua Zhou Invasive therapy versus conservative therapy for patients with stable coronary artery disease: An updated meta-analysis (May 2021) Authors: Aviral Vij, Kameel Kassab, Hitesh Chawla, Amandeep Kaur, Vamsi Kodumuri, Neeraj Jolly, Rami Doukky The Prognostic Value of MPI in CKD: Can we do better? (February 2022) Authors: Aviral Vij, Rami Doukky The clot thickens: role of mechanical thrombectomy in intermediate to high-risk pulmonary embolism in the peri-operative setting-a case report (February 2021) Authors: Maria Isabel Camara Planek, Clay H. Hoster, Aviral Vij, Steve Attanasio Middle-Aged Man With Unstable Angina and an Inaccessible Right Coronary Artery (October 2020) Authors: Kameel Kassab, Neeraj Jolly, Aviral Vij Left ventricular regional asynchrony: Earliest marker for ischemic cardiomyopathy? (June 2021) Authors: Aviral Vij, Saurabh Malhotra Meta-Analysis Comparing Double Versus Triple Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Coronary Artery Disease (January 2020) Authors: Venkatesh Ravi, Priyanjali Pulipati, Aviral Vij, Vamsi Kodumuri Impact of pretransplant mitral annular calcification on the incidence of cardiac events after renal transplantation (March 2020) Authors: Nadia El Hangouche, Javier Gomez, Addis Asfaw, Jayakumar Sreenivasan, Tauseef Akhtar, Meron Teshome, Aviral Vij, Ralph Matar, Tania Campagnoli, Rami Doukky

Research Interests:

Interventional Cardiology, structural heart disease, Pulmonary embolism