1. Fellow - Electrophysiology/Pacing Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. Fellow - Cardiology University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
  3. Chief Resident University of Wisconsin, Madison
  4. Resident University of Wisconsin, Madison
  5. Internship St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  6. House Officer - (Nagari, India) CSI Hospitals, Christian Medical College
  7. Post-Grad - (Vellore, India) Christian Medical College
  8. MB BS - (Vellore, India) Christian Medical College

Primary Appointment

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Medicine
  2. Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Highlights

  • Mayo Clinic Distinguished Teacher Award, Mayo Clinic 2014
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, International Dead Sea Symposium 2012, Jerusalem, Israel 2012
  • Heart Rhythm Society's Distinguished Teacher Award, Heart Rhythm Society, May 2011
  • Associate Editor/Section Editor, Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
  • Section Editor, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
  • Section Editor, Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management


  • Ablation for atrial fibrillation
  • Anatomical basis for arrythmias
  • Electrical invasive mapping for noncardiac structures
  • Intracardiac ultrasound
  • Development of a percutaneous epicardial system to close the left atrial appendage
  • Renal nerve stimulation for the treatment of neurocardiogenic syncope
  • Development of a novel circuit to prevent coagulum formation during radiofrequency ablation procedures
  • Specifically designed and created tools to allow electrophysiology mapping and ablation through the veins of the central nervous system to treat seizures and other central nervous system disorders


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