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Ashish Sadhu, MD

Ashish Sadhu, MD, FHRS

Expertise

Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Ashish Sadhu is the Director of Electrophysiology at Heart and Vascular Center of Arizona. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Electrophysiology. He earned his medical degree from Dr. P.D.M. Medical College in Amravati, India. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency from the University of Arizona in Tucson. After completing his Cardiology fellowship from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas he moved to Massachusetts for further sub-specialty training in Electrophysiology at University of Massachusetts in Worcester. His areas of expertise are in Pacemaker, Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator, and Bi-ventricular device implantation and management, Supraventricular Tachycardia/Ventricular Tachycardia/Atrial Fibrillation management and ablation. Dr. Sadhu is also participating in several research trials.  Dr. Sadhu is originally from Mission Viejo, California.

Research

  • Surgical Pulmonary Vein Isolation for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the The Heart Rhythm Society Annual Session – May 2007)
  • Association of Serum Marker of Myocardial Fibrosis and Diastolic Function in Patients with Systolic Dysfunction (Abstracts accepted for oral presentation at The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation – Feb 2007)
  • Gender and Ethnic Differences in Platelet Aggregability (Abstract accepted for oral presentation at The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation – Mar 2006)
  • Exploring the Relative Effects of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors of Varying Tissue Affinity on C-Reactive Protein Following Acute Myocardial Infarction (Abstract accepted for poster presentation at The American College of Cardiology Annual Session – Mar 2006)
  • Studies of  Axonal Regeneration Using Olfactory Ensheathing Glial Cells After Complete Transection of the Spinal Cord in Adult Rats

Publications

  • Plasma carboxy-terminal peptide of type I procollagen is an independent predictor of diastolic function in patients with advanced systolic heart failure. Congestive Heart Failure Nov/Dec 2008; 14(6): 302-6
  • Journal of Investigative Medicine, Volume 55, Issue 01, Jan 2007
  • Rothia Dentocariosa Endocarditis Complicated by Multiple Cerebellar Hemorrhages, Sadhu A., Lowenstein R., Klotz S., Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Volume 53: 239-40, 2005
  • Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Report of Two Cases and a Fifty Year Review of the Literature, Kamineni, R., Sadhu A., Alpert J., Cardiol Rev. 2002 Sep-Oct; 10(5): 279 – 84

Memberships

  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Arizona Medical Association
  • Maricopa County Medical Society