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Frederick Masoudi MD, MSPH, FACC, FAHA

Frederick A. Masoudi MD, MSPH, FACC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado; Chief Scientific Advisor and Oversight Committee Chair, NCDR

Dr. Masoudi is a practicing noninvasive cardiologist and cardiovascular health services investigator at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and served as a resident and chief resident in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his fellowship in cardiology and received a Master’s in Science in Public Health (MSPH) at the University of Colorado. He is currently a Professor of Medicine with tenure and interim director of cardiovascular imaging at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Dr. Masoudi is an expert in clinical registries, quality measurement, and outcomes research in cardiovascular diseases. In his role as Chief Scientific Advisor and Chair of the Oversight Committee of the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR programs, he provides clinical and scientific leadership for 10 national quality measurement programs. He has published more than 315 peer-reviewed papers and contributed to more than 100 guidelines, consensus statements, and editorials. He has published on the topics of quality and safety of cardiovascular care; the effectiveness of therapy in community-based settings; patterns of uptake and use of medical therapies in real-world practice; cardiovascular disease in the elderly; the impact of comorbidity on treatment and outcomes, and patient reported outcomes in cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Masoudi has previously served as the Chair of the American Heart Association Scientific Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR), as an Associate Editor of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes; and Chair of the ACC/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures. He was elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation in 2014.


Dr. Masoudi serves on a steering committee for Bristol Meyers Squibb/Myokardia for a registry of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He has a contract with the American College of Cardiology for his role as Chief Scientific Advisor, NCDR programs.