Dr. Amir Esmaeeli joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Amir Esmaeeli joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine in July 2018 as an instructor.

Dr. Esmaeeli received his BA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2011 and his MD from Washington University School of Medicine in 2015. He completed residency with a distinction in teaching & leadership at the J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program at Emory University in 2018. As an intern, he was awarded the distinction of sunniest disposition by his peers. His poster presentation on neuropsychiatric lupus won first place at the Southern Hospital Medicine Conference by the Society for Hospital Medicine. His experiences at Grady hospital inspired his interest in treating the medically underserved with a commitment to academic medicine.

His clinical interests include general internal medicine with a special interest in general cardiology and heart failure. He is also passionate about medical education. During residency he has given several presentations to residents and medical students. Currently, he is a clinical preceptor for the Practice of Medicine curriculum. His prior research was in congenital cardiology, more specifically regarding the Fontan procedure and clinical outcomes after heart transplantation. He is looking forward to getting involved in heart failure and general cardiology research.

For hobbies, he likes to spend his time with family and friends and enjoys traveling. In addition, he enjoys watching college football and Premier League football.