• Vice Director for Clinical Services, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, UAB. Oversee, organize and direct all clinical activities in the division of cardiology, oversee divisional quality and safety activities, and assist in faculty recruitment.
    General cardiologist with interest in heart failure, valvular heart disease, hypertension, primary and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 Echocardiographic diagnosis of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction: Impact of coronary artery disease 2021
    2019 Risk of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events and Major Hemorrhage Among White and Black Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary InterventionJournal of the American Heart Association.  8. 2019
    2019 Complete white out of a single transplanted lung in the immediate postoperative period 2019
    2018 Left ventricular torsion shear angle volume approach for noninvasive evaluation of diastolic dysfunction in preserved ejection fractionJournal of the American Heart Association.  7. 2018
    2013 Response to letter regarding article, magnetic resonance imaging with 3-dimensional analysis of left ventricular remodeling in isolated mitral regurgitation: Implications beyond dimensionsCirculation.  127. 2013
    2012 Magnetic resonance imaging with 3-dimensional analysis of left ventricular remodeling in isolated mitral regurgitation: Implications beyond dimensionsCirculation.  125:2334-2342. 2012
    2011 Left ventricular diastolic function and exercise capacity in community-dwelling adults ≥65 years of age without heart failureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  108:735-740. 2011
    2010 Mild hyperkalemia and outcomes in chronic heart failure: A propensity matched studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  144:383-388. 2010
    2010 Oral potassium supplement use and outcomes in chronic heart failure: A propensity-matched studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  141:167-174. 2010
    2010 Blunting of the Heart Rate Response to Adenosine and Regadenoson in Relation to Hyperglycemia and the Metabolic SyndromeAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  105:839-843. 2010
    2010 Effects of right ventricular ejection fraction on outcomes in chronic systolic heart failureCirculation.  121:252-258. 2010
    2009 A dual propagation contours technique for semi-automated assessment of systolic and diastolic cardiac function by CMRCritical Reviews in Computed Tomography.  11. 2009
    2009 The Scope of Coronary Heart Disease in Patients With Chronic Kidney DiseaseJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  53:2129-2140. 2009
    2008 Marked regional left ventricular heterogeneity in hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy patients: A losartan intervention for endpoint reduction in hypertension (LIFE) cardiovascular magnetic resonance and echocardiographic substudyHypertension.  52:279-286. 2008
    2008 Feasibility of primary clot extraction prior to percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarctionCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  71:870-876. 2008
    2008 Systolic dysfunction portends increased mortality among those waiting for renal transplantJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  19:1190-1196. 2008
    2008 Serial Evaluations of Myocardial Infarct Size After Alcohol Septal Ablation in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Effects of the Changes on Clinical Status and Left Ventricular Outflow Pressure GradientsAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  101:1328-1333. 2008
    2007 The impact of left ventricular systolic dysfunction on survival after renal transplantationTransplantation.  84:1610-1617. 2007
    2007 Predictors of Survival in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease Evaluated for Kidney TransplantationAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  100:1020-1025. 2007
    2007 VALIDD should not invalidate angiotensin-receptor blockers 2007
    2007 Origin of all three major coronary arteries from the right sinus of valsalva: Clinical, angiographic, and magnetic resonance imaging findings and incidence in a select referral populationCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions.  69:711-718. 2007
    2007 Chronic Kidney Disease Associated Mortality in Diastolic Versus Systolic Heart Failure: A Propensity Matched Study†The Digitalis Investigation Group study was conducted and supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in collaboration with the Digitalis Investigation Group Investigators ...American Journal of Cardiology.  99:393-398. 2007
    2007 Transthoracic echocardiography guided procedures in the catheterization laboratory. 2007
    2006 Outcomes in ambulatory chronic systolic and diastolic heart failure: A propensity score analysisAmerican Heart Journal.  152:956-966. 2006
    2006 Eplerenone prevents adverse cardiac remodelling induced by pressure overload in atrial natriuretic peptide-null miceClinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology.  33:773-779. 2006
    2005 Incident atrial fibrillation and mortality in older adults with heart failureEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  7:1118-1121. 2005
    2005 A propensity score analysis of the impact of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on long-term survival of older adults with heart failure and perceived contraindicationsAmerican Heart Journal.  149:737-743. 2005
    2004 Atrial natriuretic peptide dose-dependently inhibits pressure overload-induced cardiac remodelingHypertension.  44:746-750. 2004
    2004 Impact of atrial fibrillation on mortality and readmission in older adults hospitalized with heart failureEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  6:421-426. 2004
    2004 Volume overload results in exaggerated cardiac hypertrophy in the atrial natriuretic peptide knockout mouseCardioscience.  61:771-779. 2004
    2003 Effects of pressure overload on extracellular matrix expression in the heart of the atrial natriuretic peptide-null mouseHypertension.  42:88-95. 2003
    2003 Prevalence of renal artery stenosis in high-risk veterans referred to cardiac catheterizationJournal of Hypertension.  21:1157-1162. 2003
    2003 Prevalence of renal artery stenosis in high-risk veterans referred to cardiac catheterization.Journal of Hypertension.  21:1157-1162. 2003
    2003 Pressure-independent enhancement of cardiac hypertrophy in atrial natriuretic peptide-deficient miceClinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology.  30:343-349. 2003
    2002 Angiotensin II receptor blockade does not improve left ventricular function and remodeling in subacute mitral regurgitation in the dogJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  39:1374-1379. 2002
    2002 Differential ANG II generation in plasma and tissue of mice with decreased expression of the ACE gene 2002
    2001 Genetic variation in angiotensin-converting enzyme does not prevent development of cardiac hypertrophy or upregulation of angiotensin II in response to aortocaval fistulaCirculation.  103:1012-1016. 2001
    2000 Felodipine improves left ventricular emptying in patients with chronic heart failure: V-HeFT III echocardiographic substudy of multicenter reproducibility and detecting functional changeJournal of Cardiac Failure.  6:19-28. 2000
    1999 Color Doppler velocity accuracy proximal to regurgitant orifices: Influence of orifice aspect ratioUltrasound in Medicine and Biology.  25:771-792. 1999
    1999 Anti-ischemic effects of Amlodipine in patients with stable angina pectoris and myocardial ischemia during daily lifeAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  83:1117-1119. 1999
    1998 Analysis of the proximal orifice flowfield under pulsatile flow conditions and confining wall geometry: Implications in valvular regurgitation 1998
    1998 Gene polymorphisms for PAI-1 are associated with the angiographic Extent of coronary artery diseaseJournal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis.  5:143-150. 1998
    1997 An improved flow evaluation scheme in orifices of different aspect ratiosUltrasound in Medicine and Biology.  23:231-244. 1997
    1997 Evaluation of the proximal flow field to circular and noncircular orifices of different aspect ratiosJournal of Biomechanical Engineering.  119:349-356. 1997
    1996 Time dependent characteristics of valvular regurgitation: A numerical investigation 1996
    1996 Accuracy of color Doppler velocity in the flow field proximal to a regurgitant orifice: Implications for color Doppler quantitation of valvular incompetenceUltrasound in Medicine and Biology.  22:605-621. 1996
    1995 A numerical and experimental investigation of the flow acceleration region proximal to an orificeUltrasound in Medicine and Biology.  21:501-516. 1995
    1993 Rapid assessment of aortic regurgitation and left ventricular function using cine nuclear magnetic resonance imaging and the proximal convergence zoneAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  71:1074-1081. 1993
    1990 Doppler echocardiographic evaluation of mitral regurgitationCardiology Clinics.  8:265-275. 1990
    1988 Color doppler echocardiographyInternational Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging.  3:183-191. 1988
    1987 Evaluation of aortic insufficiency by Doppler color flow mappingJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  9:952-959. 1987
    1987 Evaluation of pacemaker dynamics by Doppler echocardiographyJournal of Electrophysiology.  1:173-188. 1987
    1987 Recent Advances in Color Doppler Evaluation of Valvular Regurgitation 1987
    1986 Diagnosis and Quantitation of Valvular Regurgitation by Color Doppler Flow Mapping 1986

    Research Overview

  • Echocardiography
    Congestive heart failure
    Ventricular remodeling
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by SCIOS, INC.
  • Education And Training

  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital/Bowman Gray SOM, Internship
  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital/Bowman Gray SOM, Residency
  • UAB Division of Cardiology, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • UAB Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Medicine and Denistry of New Jersey 1980
  • Full Name

  • Gilbert Perry