Narayan Gurukri (Guru) Kowlgi, M.B.B.S.

  1. Cardiac Electrophysiologist
  2. Cardiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishHindiMarathiTamilFrench
  • Dr. Kowlgi is a board-certified cardiologist specializing in invasive cardiac electrophysiology with experience in the management of heart rhythm disorders.
  • His clinical and research endeavors focus on developing novel energy sources for ablation such as radioablation (proton beam and photon beam therapy) and electroporation.
  • He is dedicated to developing ablation techniques to target the autonomic nervous system in the treatment of arrhythmias, and hypertension.
  • He is actively involved in translational research with the goal of understanding mechanisms of arrhythmias, and procedural innovation.
  • He is pursuing a master's course on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare, and will lead projects with the AI team to enhance the risk prediction and treatment of complex cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Dr. Kowlgi is a part of the editorial team of Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, and is passionate about education.
  1. Atrial fibrillation ablation
  2. Atrial flutter ablation
  3. Cardiac resynchronization device insertion
  4. Epicardial ablation
  5. Pacemaker battery replacement
  6. Pacemaker insertion
  7. Proton therapy
  8. Radiofrequency ablation
  9. SVT ablation
  10. Ventricular tachycardia ablation
  • Ablation of atrial arrhythmias
  • Ablation of ventricular arrhythmias
  • Epicardial ablation
  • Proton beam ablation
  • Electroporation
  • Autonomic modulation for management of arrhythmias and hypertension
  • Care of arrhythmias in athletes
  • Physical conditioning and exercise prescription for prevention of arrhythmias
  • Applying artificial intelligence in risk stratification and management of arrhythmias
  1. 2021
    SubSpec Fellow - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Samuel Asirvatham, MD (Program Director) Paul Friedman, MD (Chairman)RST Clinical Cardiac Electroph, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2019
    Chief Cardiology Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases Gautham Kalahasty, MD (Program Director) Kenneth Ellenbogen, MD (Chairman)Virginia Commonwealth University
  3. 2019
    Fellowship - Cardiovascular Diseases Gautham Kalahasty, MD (Program Director) Kenneth Ellenbogen, MD (Chairman)Virginia Commonwealth University
  4. 2016
    Chief Medical Resident - Internal Medicine Steven Angus, MD (Program Director) Paul Skolnik, MD (Chairman)University of Connecticut
  5. 2015
    Residency - Internal Medicine Steven Angus, MD (Program Director) Paul Skolnik, MD (Chairman)University of Connecticut
  6. 2012
    Junior Resident - Junior residency in Internal Medicine Richa Dewan, MBBS, MD (Program Director and Head of Department)Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital
  7. 2011
    Clinical Internship - Rotating internship across multiple specialtiesMaulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
  8. 2009
    MBBSMaulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University

Certifications

  1. 2019
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2018
    EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography
  3. 2015
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Faculty at the ACC Young Scholar's programAmerican College of Cardiology
  2. 2020
    Featured fellow for the "Heart of It" campaignAmerican College of Cardiology
  3. 2020
    Travel scholarshipAmerican College of Cardiology
  4. 2019
    Valedictorian - Internal Medicine class of 2019Virginia Commonwealth University
  5. 2019
    Travel AwardHeart Rhythm Society
  6. 2019
    Winner of ACC FIT Jeopardy: Battle of the StatesAmerican College of Cardiology
  7. 2019
    Selected for the Teaching Tomorrow's Teachers programAmerican College of Cardiology
  8. 2018
    Best Poster Award at the Mid-Atlantic Capital Cardiology SymposiumAmerican College of Cardiology
  9. 2018
    Featured on the ACC fellow-in-training spotlightAmerican College of Cardiology
  10. 2018
    Young Investigator Award FinalistHeart Rhythm Society
  11. 2018
    Runners-up at the ACC FIT Jeopardy: Battle of the StatesAmerican College of Cardiology
  12. 2017
    Ohran Muren outstanding teaching fellowVirginia Commonwealth University
  13. 2016
    FIT Cardiology Jeopardy Virginia state WinnerAmerican College of Cardiology
  14. 2016
    Mid-Atlantic Capital Cardiology Symposium Jeopardy WinnerAmerican College of Cardiology
  15. 2016
    Outstanding First-year Cardiology fellowVirginia Commonwealth University
  16. 2014
    'Ralph F. Reinfrank, MD Award' for excellence in teachingUniversity of Connecticut
  17. 2013
    First position in the Poster presentation at the 11th and 13th Annual Dean's symposia on Quality improvement University of Connecticut
  18. 2012
    Connecticut State Medicine Jeopardy WinnerAmerican College of Physicians
  19. 2012
    Medical Intern of the YearUniversity of Connecticut

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Abstract Grader and ReviewerAmerican College of Cardiology
  2. 2020 - present
    FacultyAmerican College of Cardiology - Sports Cardiology
  3. 2020 - present
    FacultyAmerican College of Cardiology - Sports Cardiology
  4. 2020 - present
    Panel Co-ChairAmerican College of Cardiology
  5. 2019 - present
    FacultyAmerican College of Cardiology - Sports Cardiology
  6. 2019 - present
    Fellow MemberEP Committee, American College of Cardiology
  7. 2018 - 2019
    State RepresentativeAmerican College of Cardiology
  8. 2018 - 2019
    ChairSocial media Action Network, American College of Cardiology
  9. 2017
    Chief FellowFellowship Interview Committee, Virginia Commonwealth University
  10. 2016 - present
    Fellow MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  11. 2015 - 2016
    MemberMedical Emergency Response Committee, Hartford Hospital
  12. 2015 - 2016
    Chief ResidentCardiac Arrest Committee, Hartford Hospital
  13. 2015 - 2016
    Chief ResidentOperations Committee - University of Connecticut Internal Medicine
  14. 2013 - 2016
    MemberUniversity of Connecticut Residency Council
  15. 2013 - present
    Fellow in TrainingAmerican College of Cardiology
  16. 2013 - present
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  17. 2012 - 2016
    ResidentAmerican Medical Assocation
  18. 2012 - 2016
    ResidentAlliance of Academic Internal Medicine

Publications