Botagoz Aimagambetova, MD.McKnight MS student in Clinical Translational Investigations
Cardiologist (foreign trained)
Department of Neurology
Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
1120 NW 12th Street, Miami, FL 33136
Dr. Botagoz Aimagambetova was born in Kazakhstan, where she also completed most of her education. She received her MD in Karaganda State Medical Academy in 2005, where she also completed her internship in Internal Diseases and residency in Cardiology. After receiving her clinical degree, she continued to study ultrasound and functional evaluation of cardiovascular diseases. She received training in heart and chest surgeries at Edith Wolfson Medical center, Holon, Israel, and in the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery in Kaunas, Lithuania. Dr. Aimagambetova is trained in a full range of noninvasive diagnostic cardiac exams, such as Holter monitoring of ECG and blood pressure, treadmill test, veloergometry, stress testing, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, and ultrasound of aorta and brachycephalic arteries. Dr. Aimagambetova is currently working on her master’s in clinical and translational research at the University of Miami under the mentorship of Dr. Rundek. Her primary research interest is the determination of cardiovascular risk factors in the etiology of neurodegenerative processes in an elderly population.