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Vasanth Vedantham, M.D., Ph.D.

Cardiologist and electrophysiologist

Dr. Vasanth Vedantham specializes in treating heart rhythm disorders using catheter ablation, pacemaker and defibrillator implantation and antiarrhythmic medications. Conditions he treats include supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, ventricular tachycardia, bradycardia and syncope. He also implants biventricular devices for cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure.

Vedantham earned a medical degree and doctorate at Harvard Medical School. He completed an internal medicine residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, followed by fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at UCSF. His research focuses on the molecular biology of the electrical system of the heart, with a goal to make advances in basic cardiovascular science that will lead to improvements in the treatment and prevention of arrhythmias.

Clinics

Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service
400 Parnassus Ave., Floor B1, Room 094
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2554
Fax: (415) 353-2528

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

Harvard School of Medicine 2002

Residencies

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine 2004

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Cardiac Electrophysiology
UCSF Medical Center, Cardiology 2008