Alian Aguila, MD

Aguila Alian
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male

Primary Office
1150 North 35 Avenue
Ste 605
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone
954-265-7900
Fax:
954-276-0252

Meet the Physician

Alian Aguila, MD, is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, with special cardiac imaging qualifications in echocardiography, trans-esophageal echocardiography (TEE) and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Aguila earned his medical degree in 2008 at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami. He completed an internship in internal medicine in 2009 at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in internal medicine in 2011. He then completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease in 2014 at the University of Florida School of Medicine.

In 2015, Dr. Aguila joined Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute and Memorial Physician Group in the Division of Cardiac Services.

Languages
  • Portuguese

Research

Awards and Honors

  • Honors College Alumni
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society
  • Bachelors of Science with Honors Summa Cum laude
  • Florida International University Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement in Biology
  • National Institutes of Health Cancer Research Training Award
  • National Institutes of Health /NIGMS MARC-U-STAR Research Training Award
  • University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine Scholarship
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine Raphael Dolin Resident Research Award

Professional organizations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Research

  • Ranolazine Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (RAID) Trial NCT 01215253. Co-investigator. Principal Investigators: Wojciech Zareba MD and Arthur Moss MD. (2012–2014)
  • University of Rochester Medical Center Cardiology Department. Principal Investigators: James P Daubert MD and Mehmet K Aktas MD (2008–2011)
  • Summer Internship at National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute. Maryland. Principal Investigator: Antonio Tito Fojo MD, PhD. (2005)
  • CRTA Fellow at National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute. Maryland. Principal Investigator: Antonio Tito Fojo MD, PhD. (2003–2004)
  • Summer Internship at National Institutes of Health and National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Maryland. Principal Investigator: Mark R Blackman MD. (2003)
  • NIH/NIGMS MARC-U-STAR Research Training. Florida. Principal Investigator: Kalai Mathee PhD. (2001–2003)

Publications

  • Aguila A and Strom JA. “ Valvular Heart Disease.” Management of Cardiovascular Disease in Women. Springer, 2014. 438 p. Print. ISBN 978-1-4471-5516-4
  • Aktas MK and Aguila A. Successful Therapeutic Hypothermia in Patients with Congenital Long QT Syndrome. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology. 2011 Jan; 16 (1): 100-103. PMID 21251141
  • Kong KF, Aguila A, Schneper L and Mathee K. Pseudomonas aeruginosa ß-lactamase induction requires two putative permeases AmpG and AmpP. BMC Microbiology. 2010 Dec; 10 (328). PMID 21192796
  • Aguila A, Funderburk M, McNitt S, Hallinan WM, Daubert JP, Delehanty JM and Aktas MK. Clinical Predictors of Survival in Patients Treated with Therapeutic Hypothermia Following Cardiac Arrest. Resuscitation. 2010 Dec; 81 (12): 1621-26. PMID 20708328
  • Faulknier BA, Traub DM, Aktas MK, Aguila A, Rosero S, Daubert JP, Hall B, Shah A, Taylor S, McNitt S, Moss AJ, Zareba W and Huang DT. Time dependent risk of Fidelis lead failure. American Journal of Cardiology. 2010 Jan; 105(1): 95-99. PMID 20102898
  • Goldsmith ME, Aguila A, Steadman K, Martinez A, Steinberg SM, Alley MC, Waud WR, Bates SE, Fojo T. The histone deacetylase inhibitor FK228 given prior to adenovirus infection can boost infection in melanoma xenograft model systems. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 2007 Feb; 6(2):496-505. PMID 17308048

Abstracts and Presentations

  • Aguila A, Aktas MK, Funderburk M, Mcnitt S, Delehanty JM, Traub DM and Daubert JP. Outcomes following therapeutic hypothermia for patients presenting with cardiac arrest. Heart Rhythm Society Annual Meeting: poster abstract # 107. Boston, Massachusetts 2009.
  • Aktas MK, Aguila A, Daniels LA, Hinkle AS, Meagher CC, Alfieris GM and Daubert JP .Therapeutic Hypothermia in Seven Year Old Patient with Long QT Syndrome and Cardiac Arrest. Heart Rhythm Society Annual Meeting: poster abstract # 171. Boston, Massachusetts 2009.
  • Kong KF, Aguila A, Narasimhan G, Park J, Uehara T, Merighi M, Balasubramanian D, Lory S and Mathee K. Toward the Understanding of the mechanism of ß-lactamase induction in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Meeting of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Response. Abstract # 88. Cold Spring Harbor, NY 2007
  • Murphy RF, Farrell N, Aguila A, Osada M, Balis FM and Fojo T. Accumulation of Novel Transplatinum Complexes in Cisplatin and Oxaliplatin Resistant Cell Lines Overcomes Resistance. American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting: poster abstract # 4109. Anaheim, California 2005
  • Goldsmith ME, Aguila A, Alley MC, Waud WR, Bates S and Fojo T. The histone deacetylase inhibitor FK228 can increase adenovirus transgene expression in human LOX IMVI melanoma xenografts. American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting: poster abstract # 1344. Anaheim, California 2005.
  • Aguila A, Goldsmith ME, Gollapalli SJ, Alley MC, Waud WW, Bates S and Fojo T. Coxsackie-adenovirus receptor (CAR) levels can be increased in human xenografts followed by treatment with FK228, a histone deacetylase inhibitor. American Society of Gene Therapy 7th Annual Meeting: poster abstract # 618. Minneapolis, Minnesota 2004.
  • Aguila A, Arnold JT and Blackman MR. DHEA effects in prostate stromal and cancer cells. National Institutes of Health Summer Poster Sessions: poster abstract # 99. Bethesda, Maryland 2003.
  • Aguila A. Pseudomonas aeruginosa AmpG, a putative permease involved in β-lactam antibiotic resistance. Undergraduate Honor Thesis. Florida International University. Miami, Florida 2003.
  • Aguila A, Kong KF and Mathee K. Topology Analysis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa AmpG, a putative permease involved in β-lactam antibiotic resistance. American Society of Microbiology- Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students: poster abstract # 777. New Orleans, Louisiana 2002.

Education

Education
  • University Of Miami Medical School, 2008
Internships
  • University Of Rochester, 2009, Internal Medicine
Residencies
  • University Of Rochester, 2011, Internal Medicine
Fellowships
  • Shands Hospital At The University Of Florida, 2014, Cardiovascular Disease
Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Internal Medicine

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