Samuel J. Asirvatham, M.D.

  1. Cardiac Electrophysiologist
  2. Cardiologist
  3. Internist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Atrial fibrillation
  2. Heart arrhythmias
  3. Neurocardiogenic syncope
  4. Seizure
  1. Ablation
  2. Endovenous thermal ablation
  3. Percutaneous valve procedures
  4. Ultrasound
  • 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

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2000
    Fellow - Electrophysiology/PacingMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 1998
    Fellow - CardiologyUniversity of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
  3. 1995
    Chief ResidentUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
  4. 1994
    ResidentUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
  5. 1992
    InternshipSt. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  6. 1990
    House Officer - (Nagari, India)CSI Hospitals, Christian Medical College
  7. 1988
    Post-Grad - (Vellore, India)Christian Medical College
  8. 1987
    MB BS - (Vellore, India)Christian Medical College

Certifications

  1. 2000
    Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1998
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1994
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Teacher AwardMayo Clinic
  2. 2012
    Outstanding Teacher AwardInternational Dead Sea Symposium 2012
  3. 2011
    Heart Rhythm Society's Distinguished Teacher AwardHeart Rhythm Society
  4. 2010
    Teacher of the Year, Cardiovascular DiseasesMayo Clinic in Rochester
  5. 2009
    Teacher of the Year, Cardiovascular DiseasesMayo Clinic
  6. 2008
    Department of Internal Medicine Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Clinic
  7. 2008
    Teacher of the YearMayo Clinic
  8. 2008
    Teacher of the Year, Internal MedicineMayo Clinic
  9. 2008
    Teacher of the Year, Cardiovascular DiseasesMayo Clinic
  10. 2008
    Mayo Award for Partnership in CareMayo Clinic
  11. 2007
    Faculty of the Year AwardMayo Clinic
  12. 2003
    W. Proctor Harvey, M.D., Young Teacher AwardAmerican College of Cardiology
  13. 2003
    Department of Internal Medicine Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Clinic
  14. 2003
    Mayo Award for Individual ExcellenceMayo Clinic
  15. 2001
    Cardiovascular Outstanding Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Clinic
  16. 1994
    Excellence in TeachingUniversity of Wisconsin
  17. 1986
    Jacob Chandy Gold Medal for The Best Outgoing Clinical Medical StudentAwarding Organization
  18. 1986
    Kutumbiah Memorial Gold Medal in Clinic MedicineAwarding Organization
  19. 1985
    Captain Jaisingh Jadhav Gold Medal in PediatricsAwarding Organization
  20. 1985
    Phillip Simmons Gold Medal in Clinical PsychiatryAwarding Organization
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2018
    Board LiaisonHeart Rhythm Society
  2. 2008 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2006 - present
    DirectorElectrophysiology Fellowship Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine