Ellen A. Thompson, MD

Director, Cardiology Fellowship


Clinical Interests



Dr. Thompson specializes in non-invasive cardiology and rural health.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Member, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, American Society of Nuclear Medicine
  • Member, American Society of Echocardiography


  • Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, subspecialty certification in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Certified: Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Certified: National Board of Echocardiography

Marshall Cardiology - Huntington

A provider-based department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Erma Ora Byrd Clinical Center
1249 15th Street
Fourth Floor
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.691.8500

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Marshall Cardiology - Logan

Logan Regional Medical Center
Medical Office Building
20 Hospital Drive
Logan, WV 25601
Phone: 304.691.8500

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Du LL, Yue H, Rorabaugh BR, Li O, DeHart A, Toloza-Alvarez G, Hong L, Denvir J, Thompson E, and Li W.. 2023. Thymidine Phosphorylase Deficiency or Inhibition Preserves Cardiac Function in Mice With Acute Myocardial Infarction J Am Heart Assoc. 2023;12:e028023. DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.122.028023
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Lakhani HV, Pillai SS, Zehra M, Dao B, Tirona MT, Thompson E, Sodhi K. 2021. Detecting early onset of anthracyclines-induced cardiotoxicity using a novel panel of biomarkers in West-Virginian population with breast cancer. Sci Rep. 2021 11 5;11(1):7954.
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Dahshan D, Suliman M, Rahman EU, Curtis Z, Thompson E. 2021. Intravenous Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis in Pregnant Patients at a Hospital in West Virginia. Cureus. 2021 9 21;13(8):e17218.
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Ur Rahman E, Chobufo MD, Farah F, Tashani M, Elhamdani M, Rueda C, Aronow WS, Fonarow GC, Thompson E. 2021. Prevalence and temporal trends of anemia in patients with heart failure. QJM. 2021 7 16.
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Hamilton MD, Ezeh E, Suliman M, Saylor J, Thompson E. 2021. Stress Test-Induced Left Bundle Branch Block. Cureus. 2021 9 30;13(8):e17384.
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Hirzallah H, Mansoor K, Amro A, Parsons J, Suliman MS, Kusmic D, Jawaid Y, Numan Y, Akpanudo SM, Thompson E. 2020. Operator-Controlled Comparison Between 5 French and 6 French Guiding Catheters for Percutaneous Intervention Using Transradial Approach. Cureus. 2020 7 9;12(6):e8406.
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Bellner L, Lebovics NB, Rubinstein R, Buchen YD, Sinatra E, Sinatra G, Abraham NG, McClung JA, Thompson EA. 2020. Heme Oxygenase-1 Upregulation: A Novel Approach in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease. Antioxid. Redox Signal. 2020 1 1;32(14):1045-1060.
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Singh SP, McClung JA, Thompson E, Glick Y, Greenberg M, Acosta-Baez G, Edris B, Shapiro JI, Abraham NG. 2019. Cardioprotective Heme Oxygenase-1-PGC1a Signaling in Epicardial Fat Attenuates Cardiovascular Risk in Humans as in Obese Mice. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2019 8 24.
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Peterson S, Thompson E, Liu L, Weingarten J, O’Hanlon K, Bhesania S, Bialczak A, Shapiro J, Abraham N.. 2019. Adipokines and Endothelial Dysfunction: A Potential Biomarker Profile for Cardiovascular Risk in Women with Obesity. 2019Jan,27(1)

Lakhani HV, Khanal T, Gabi A, Yousef G, Alam MB, Sharma D, Aljoudi H, Puri N, Thompson E, Shapiro JI, Sodhi K. 2019. Developing a panel of biomarkers and miRNA in patients with myocardial infarction for early intervention strategies of heart failure in West Virginian population. PLoS ONE. 2019 3 21;13(10):e0205329.
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Aqtash O, Amro A, Gabi A, Sobeih A, El-Hamdani M, Thompson EA. 2018. Gastritis Induced ST Segment Elevation on Electrocardiogram Aqtash, Obadah; Amro, Ahmed; Gabi, Ala; Sobeih, Amal; El-Hamdani, Dr. Mehiar; and Thompson, Ellen A. (2018) "Gastritis Induced ST Segment Elevation on Electrocardiogram," Marshall Journal of Medicine: Vol. 4: Iss. 3, Article 6

Peterson SJ, Shapiro JI, Thompson E, Singh S, Liu L, Weingarten JA, O'Hanlon K, Bialczak A, Bhesania SR, Abraham NG. 2018. Oxidized HDL, Adipokines, and Endothelial Dysfunction: A Potential Biomarker Profile for Cardiovascular Risk in Women with Obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 12 21;27(1):87-93.
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Numan Y, Amro A, Shah R, Hirzallah H, Sahay G, Kusmic D, Jawaid Y, Thompson EA, Tirona M. 2018. A longitudinal monitoing of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) during reduced dosing anthracycline based chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer 36(15_Suppl);e12666-e12666

Yousef GM, Poe, J, Kilmer C, Edris B, Mader J, Thompson, EA, Snavely D, Cansino, S, Shapiro JI, Studeny, MA. 2018. Outcomes of Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement Among High Risk WV Sample Population 2018 October;4(4.6);31-45

Bhatt DL, Steg PG, Miller M, Brinton EA, Jacobson TA, Ketchum SB, Doyle RT, Juliano RA, Jiao L, Granowitz C, Tardif JC, Ballantyne CM, REDUCE-IT Investigators. 2018. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction with Icosapent Ethyl for Hypertriglyceridemia. N. Engl. J. Med. 2018 11 13;380(1):11-22.
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Srikanthan K, Klug R, Tirona M, Thompson E, Visweshwar H, Puri N, Shapiro J, Sodhi K. 2017. Creating a Biomarker Panel for Early Detection of Chemotherapy Related Cardiac Dysfunction in Breast Cancer Patients. J Clin Exp Cardiolog. 2017 6 24;8(3).
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Yousef H. Darrat, Todd W. Gress, Ellen A. Thompson, Paulette S. Wehner, and Mitch Charles. 2016. Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Thyroid and Parathyroid Dysfunction: Case Report and Literature Review 2016 Vol. 2: Iss. 1, Article 3.

Tekleyes FG, Lester MD, Studeny MA, Thompson ET, Craig S. 2016. An Unusual Migration of a Stent: A Case Report April 2016; Vol 2, Iss 2; 9

Shaver A, Nichols A, Thompson E, Mallick A, Payne K, Jones C, Manne ND, Sundaram S, Shapiro JI, Sodhi K. 2016. Role of Serum Biomarkers in Early Detection of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy in the West Virginian Population. Int J Med Sci. 2016 Feb;13(3):161-8.
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Thompson, EA. Studeny, MA.. 2015. Clinical Images - An Incidental EKG (2015) Vol. 1: Iss. 1, Article 9.

Cao J, Tsenovoy PL, Thompson EA, Falck JR, Touchon R, Sodhi K, Rezzani R, Shapiro JI, Abraham NG. 2015. Agonists of epoxyeicosatrienoic acids reduce infarct size and ameliorate cardiac dysfunction via activation of HO-1 and Wnt1 canonical pathway. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2015 Feb 9.
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Thompson EA, Ferraris S, Gress T, Ferraris V. 2005. Gender differences and predictors of mortality in spontaneous coronary artery dissection: a review of reported cases. J Invasive Cardiol. 2005 Jan;17(1):59-61.
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Thompson E, Moritz D, Perdue R, Cansino S. 2004. Diversion of the inferior vena cava following repair of atrial septal defect causing hypoxemia. Echocardiography. 2004 May;21(4):329-32.
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