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Edem Binka

Edem Binka, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Building

801-213-3599
  • Edem K. Binka, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the University of Utah and Primary Children’s Hospital. Dr. Binka received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency at the University of Maryland then a pediatric cardiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Binka completed an additional year of advanced imaging training in fetal, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, and cardiac MRI at Johns Hopkins University. He is board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.

    Dr. Binka specializes in the care of children and adolescents with congenital heart disease. His clinical practice also includes fetal cardiology. His research interests include the use of advanced non-invasive imaging techniques to improve the assessment of cardiovascular disease risk factors in children and adolescents.

    Specialties

  • Edem K. Binka, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the University of Utah and Primary Children’s Hospital. Dr. Binka received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency at the University of Maryland then a pediatric cardiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Binka completed an additional year of advanced imaging training in fetal, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, and cardiac MRI at Johns Hopkins University. He is board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.

    Dr. Binka specializes in the care of children and adolescents with congenital heart disease. His clinical practice also includes fetal cardiology. His research interests include the use of advanced non-invasive imaging techniques to improve the assessment of cardiovascular disease risk factors in children and adolescents.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions Cardiology

    Education history

    Fellowship Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Imaging - Johns Hopkins Children's Center Fellow
    Pediatric Cardiology - Johns Hopkins Children's Center Co-Chief Fellow
    Postdoctoral Training Science Of Clinical Investigation Training Program - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Postdoctoral Training
    Pediatric Cardiology - Johns Hopkins Children's Center Fellow
    Residency Pediatrics - University of Maryland Medical Center Resident
    Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellow - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Clinical Research Fellow
    Professional Medical Medicine - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine M.D.
    Physics - Vassar College B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Gakenheimer-Smith L, Ou Z, Kuang J, Moore JP, Burrows A, Kovach J, Dechert B, Beach CM, Ayers M, Tan RB, Mostafavifar M, Mah DY, Conner TM, Turpin S, Avasarala K, Shah MJ, Webster G, Posey J, Etheridge SP, Binka E, Niu M, Asaki SY, Lambert LM, Pilcher TA (2023). Multicenter retrospective evaluation of magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric and congenital heart disease patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices. Heart Rhythm. (Read full article)
    2. Jepson BM, Beaver M, Colquitt JL, Truong DT, Crandall H, McFarland C, Williams R, Ou Z, Jensen D, Minich LL, Binka E (2023). Left atrial strain in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) and associations with systemic inflammation and cardiac injury. (Read full article)
    3. Binka E, Urbina EM, Manlhiot C, Alsaied T, Brady TM (2022). Association of Childhood Blood Pressure with Left Atrial Size and Function: Study of High Blood Pressure in Pediatrics-Adult Hypertension in Youth (SHIP AHOY). J Pediatr, 255, 190-197.e1. (Read full article)
    4. Johansson M, Binka E, Barnes B, Gaur L, Hedstrm E, Kutty S, Carlsson M (2022). Right ventricular longitudinal function is linked to left ventricular filling pressure in patients with repaired tetralogy of fallot. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging, 39(2), 401-409. (Read full article)
    5. Binka E, Zhang J, Seemann F, Jani V, Barnes B, Gaur L, Lima JAC, Ambale Venkatesh B, Carlsson M, Kutty S (2022). Biventricular Pressure-Volume Loop Assessment Before and After Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Tetralogy of Fallot. J Thorac Imaging, 37(5), W70-W71. (Read full article)
    6. OHara RP, Prakosa A, Binka E, Lacy A, Trayanova NA (2022). Arrhythmia in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Risk prediction using contrast enhanced MRI, T1 mapping, and personalized virtual heart technology. J Electrocardiol, 74, 122-127. (Read full article)
    7. OHara RP, Binka E, Prakosa A, Zimmerman SL, Cartoski MJ, Abraham MR, Lu DY, Boyle PM, Trayanova NA (2022). Personalized computational heart models with T1-mapped fibrotic remodeling predict sudden death risk in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Elife, 11. (Read full article)
    8. Abdul-Raheem JN, Binka E, Roem J, Turer CB, Urbina EM, Brady TM (2021). Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction Among Youth with Obesity and History of Elevated Blood Pressure. J Pediatr, 235, 130-137. (Read full article)
    9. Shade JK, Cartoski MJ, Nikolov P, Prakosa A, Doshi A, Binka E, Olivieri L, Boyle PM, Spevak PJ, Trayanova NA (2019). Ventricular arrhythmia risk prediction in repaired Tetralogy of Fallot using personalized computational cardiac models. Heart Rhythm, 17(3), 408-414. (Read full article)
    10. Binka E, Sun LR, Gailloud P, Chiu JS (2019). A case of right aortic arch with isolated left innominate artery and global cerebral white matter atrophy. Cardiol Young, 29(8), 1107-1109. (Read full article)
    11. Binka E, Baschat A, Jelin AC, Lui C, Hibino N, Vricella L, Sekar P (2019). Foetal right atrial aneurysm and aortic coarctation with left ventricular dysfunction. Cardiol Young, 29(7), 1002-1004. (Read full article)
    12. Hanlon CE, Binka E, Garofano JS, Sterni LM, Brady TM (2019). The association of obstructive sleep apnea and left ventricular hypertrophy in obese and overweight children with history of elevated blood pressure. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich), 21(7), 984-990. (Read full article)
    13. Cohen J, Binka E, Woldu K, Levasseur S, Glickstein J, Freud LR, Chelliah A, Chiu JS, Shah A (2019). Myocardial strain abnormalities in fetuses with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 53(4), 512-519. (Read full article)
    14. Binka E, Brady TM (2019). Real-World Strategies to Treat Hypertension Associated with Pediatric Obesity. Curr Hypertens Rep, 21(2), 18. (Read full article)
    15. Binka E, Mendley S, Gaskin P, Himes C, Jinadu L, Baker-Smith CM (2016). Description of Antihypertensive Medication Use in a Pediatric Practice: Single and Multiple Antihypertensive Medication Therapy. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich), 19(1), 90-97. (Read full article)
    16. Binka EK, Lewin LO, Gaskin PR (2016). Small Steps in Impacting Clinical Auscultation of Medical Students. Glob Pediatr Health, 3, 2333794X16669013. (Read full article)
    17. Binka E, Vermund SH, Armah GE (2011). Rotavirus diarrhea among children less than 5 years of age in urban Ghana. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 30(8), 716-8. (Read full article)
    18. Donhauser ZJ, Jobs WB, Binka EC (2010). Mechanics of microtubules: effects of protofilament orientation. Biophys J, 99(5), 1668-75. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Jepson BM, Rigsby CK, Hlavacek AM, Prakash A, Priya S, Barfuss S, Chelliah A, Binka E, Nicol E, Ghoshhajra B, Han BK (2023). Proposed competencies for the performance of cardiovascular computed tomography in pediatric and adult congenital heart disease. [Review]. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr, 17(5), 295-301. (Read full article)
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