Jamil Dihu  


John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, Provident Hospital



Faculty Rank:

Attending Invasive Cardiologist

Board Certification:


Medical Education:

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University, 2007 - 2008. Bachelor of Science in Biology; Benedictine University 1998 - 2002


Internal Medicine Residency, University of Chicago 2008 - 2010


Complications Associated with Venipuncture During Cardiac Device Implantations are Significantly Reduced with Utilization of Micropuncture Needle. Nicholson D, Flisak M, Abudayyeh I, Dihu J, Patel PV Circulation 2011:124:A14192 Effects of Tolvaptan on Physician-Assessed Symptoms and Signs in Patients Hospitalized with Acute Heart Failure Syndromes: Analysis From the Efficacy of Vasopressin Antagonism in Heart Failure Outcome Study with Tolvaptan (EVEREST) Trials. Pang PS, Gheorghiade M, Dihu J, Swedberg K, Khan S, Maggioni AP, Grinfeld L, Zannad F, Burnett JC Jr, Ouyang J, Udelson JE, Konstam MA. Am Heart J. 2011 Jun;161(6):1067-72. Cilostazol: A Potential Therapeutic Option to Prevent In-Stent Restenosis. Dihu JB, Abudayyeh I, Saudye HA, Gurujal R. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 May 17;57(20):2035-6. Vascular Closure Devices in Acute Coronary Syndromes: From Arbitrary to a Necessity? Dihu JB, Chadaga AR, Sanborn TA. Cardiovasc Ther. 2010 Nov 28. Cardiogenic Shock: From Reperfusion to Revascularization and Hemodynamic Support. Chadaga AR, Dihu JB, Sanborn TA Vascular Disease Management 2010;7:E46–E54. The Correlation of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide to Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure is Markedly Blunted in Overweight and Obese Patients. Dihu JB, Cotts WG, Tasissa G, Eimer MJ. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2010;55;A26.E248 Micronutrient Deficiencies: An Unmet Need in Heart Failure. Soukoulis V, Dihu JB, Sole M et al. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2009 54: 1660-1673.

Research Interests:

Cardiology Research