Ahmadreza Ghasemiesfe, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Ahmadreza Ghasemiesfe, M.D.

Division Chief, Cardiothoracic Imaging

Program Director, Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship

Director of Chest CT

Assistant Professor

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Cardiovascular Imaging

Cardiac CT

Cardiothoracic Radiology



Locations and Contact

UC Davis Medical Center

UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Ghasemiesfe believes in caring for people and advancing health.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Reza Ghasemiesfe is a specialist in the field of Cardiothoracic Imaging with interests in adults and pediatric Cardiac MRI, and advanced tissue characterization sequences utilized in diagnosis of different heart disease. He is also a professional expert in the field of Chest radiology with many experienced collected during his international and US work experience.


Cardiothoracic Imaging

Medical School

M.D., Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2006

Other School

Radiology Board, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2012


Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2005-2006


Radiology, Yale New Haven Health/BH, Bridgeport CT 2016-2020


Cardiovascular Imaging, Northwestern University/Memorial Hospital, Chicago IL 2015-2016


Neuroradiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL 2014-2015

Level III SCMR certification for competence in cardiovascular magnetic resonance, 2016

Rahsepar AA, Ghasemiesfe A, Suwa K, Dolan RS, Shehata ML, Korell MJ, Naresh NK, Markl M, Collins JD, Carr JC. Comprehensive evaluation of macroscopic and microscopic myocardial fibrosis by cardiac MR: intra-individual comparison of gadobutrol versus gadoterate meglumine. Eur Radiol. 2019 Aug;29(8):4357-4367. doi:10.1007/s00330-018-5956-3. Epub 2019 Jan 7. PMID:30617490.

Rahsepar AA, Saybasili H, Ghasemiesfe A, Dolan RS, Shehata ML, Botelho MP, Markl M, Spottiswoode B, Collins JD, Carr JC. Motion-Corrected Real-Time Cine Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Heart: Initial Clinical Experience. Invest Radiol. 2018 Jan;53(1):35-44. doi:10.1097/RLI.0000000000000406. PMID:28857861.

Geiger J, Rahsepar AA, Suwa K, Powell A, Ghasemiesfe A, Barker AJ, Collins JD, Carr JC, Markl M. 4D flow MRI, cardiac function, and T1 -mapping: Association of valve-mediated changes in aortic hemodynamics with left ventricular remodeling. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2018 Jul;48(1):121-131. doi:10.1002/jmri.25916. Epub 2017 Dec 5. PMID:29206322.

Abdelbaki A, Gupta N, Bhatt B, Shuo Li, Ghasemiesfe A, Abdelbaki S, Kumar Y. Clash of Titans: Pulmonary Embolism vs Pulmonary Artery Angiosarcoma; Case Report and Literature Review. Connecticut Medicine. 2018 Sep.

Keller EJ, Ghasemiesfe A, Salem R, Baker T, Hickey R, Collins JD, Carr JC. The Role of Four-Dimensional Flow MR Imaging in the Diagnosis and Treatment of a Splenic Arteriovenous Fistula. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 Nov;27(11):1736-1738.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jvir.2016.05.008. PMID:27926403.

Rahsepar AA, Ghasemiesfe A, Sawlani RN, Ferreira Botelho MP, Paintal AS, Tumer Y, Malaisrie SC, Freed BH, Collins JD, Carr JC. A Papillary Fibroelastoma Involving Aortic and Pulmonary Valves: Findings on Multimodality Imaging. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan;103(1):e73-e75. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.05.106. PMID:28007280.

Belin RJ, Ghasemiesfe A, Carr J, Miller FH, Parada C, Akhter N. Crohn's colitis-induced myocarditis. J Cardiol Cases. 2016 Apr 7;14(1):4-7. doi:10.1016/j.jccase.2016.03.007. PMID:30546647.

Ghasemi-Esfe AR, Khalilzadeh O, Vaziri-Bozorg SM, Jajroudi M, Shakiba M, Mazloumi M, Rahmani M. Color and power Doppler US for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome and determining its severity: a quantitative image processing method. Radiology. 2011 Nov;261(2):499-506. doi:10.1148/radiol.11110150. Epub 2011 Sep 7. PMID:21900619. Selected as one of the Top 10 Most-Read Articles from the Past 3 Issues (November 2011–January 2012).

Ghasemi-Esfe AR, Morteza A, Khalilzadeh O, Mazloumi M, Ghasemi-Esfe M, Rahmani M. Color Doppler ultrasound for evaluation of vasomotor activity in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. Skeletal Radiol. 2012 Mar;41(3):281-6. doi:10.1007/s00256-011-1149-8. Epub 2011 Apr 10. PMID:21479858.