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Arun Padmanabhan



About me

Dr. Arun Padmanabhan is a cardiologist who cares for adults with a variety of heart disorders. He also provides preventive care.

Padmanabhan's research focuses on understanding early heart development and heart failure pathogenesis (how a disease develops) by investigating the gene-regulatory pathways involved in these processes.

Padmanabhan earned his medical degree at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also completed a doctoral degree in cell and developmental biology through the medical scientist training program. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, followed by a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at UCSF.

  • Education

    Perelman School of Medicine, 2012

    University of Pennsylvania, PhD, Cell and Developmental Biology, 2010

  • Residencies

    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Internal Medicine, 2014

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Cardiovascular Disease, 2017