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About me

Dr. Vaikom Mahadevan is a world-renowned expert in interventional cardiology for treating adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) and structural heart disease. He has extensive experience in performing adult congenital and transcatheter valve procedures, including replacing all four of the heart's valves. He also has a strong interest in intracardiac echocardiography (ultrasound imaging inside the heart).

Mahadevan's research interests include transcatheter valve implantation and pulmonary hypertension in ACHD.

Mahadevan earned his medical degree from Stanley Medical College in Chennai, India, and received further training in internal medicine and cardiology in the United Kingdom. He completed a fellowship in adult congenital heart disease and intervention at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, followed by a fellowship in the same specialties at Toronto General Hospital.

Before joining UCSF, Mahadevan served as a cardiology consultant and interventionist at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, part of Central Manchester University Hospitals. He was director of the ACHD and transcatheter aortic valve replacement program in Manchester, and he directed the ACHD interventional program for northwestern England. He also established and led the adult congenital pulmonary hypertension service for this region.

  • Education

    Stanley Medical College, 1994

  • Residencies

    Doncaster, 1997

  • Fellowships

    Royal Brompton Hospital, Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Intervention, 2004

    Toronto General Hospital, Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Intervention, 2005

  • Academic Title

    Professor

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158

Heart Valve Disease Clinic

535 Mission Bay Blvd. South
San Francisco, CA 94158

San Mateo Primary and Specialty Care

1100 Park Place, Suite 100
San Mateo, CA 94403

My reviews

4.8

Overall Experience
90 Reviews
Dr M is an excellent doctor/surgeon; he spent plenty of time with me talking about my condition and next steps.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
89 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
89 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
85 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
89 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
89 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
89 Reviews

Selected research

Decorative Caduceus

COMPASSION S3 - Evaluation of the SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve in Patients With Pulmonary...

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