Mandeep Bhargava, MD, is a Staff Cardiologist in the Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miler Family Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic.
Specialty/Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, SVTs (Supraventricular Tachycardias), WPW syndrome, Ventricular tachycardias, Catheter ablations and pulmonary vein isolation, epicardial interventions, Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Biventricular pacing, Defibrillators, Pacemakers, Long QT syndrome, Brugada Syndrome, Lead extractions
Number of Procedures Performed: Dr. Bhargava performs more than 250-300 electrophysiology procedures each year.
Success Rates: Cleveland Clinic has been ranked the #1 hospital for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report since 1994. Success rates for specific procedures are available at http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx
Education and Training: Dr. Bhargava received his medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi, India. He was adjudged the “Best Medical Graduate" of the University of Delhi and was honored with the R. Vishwanathan Gold Medal by then-Vice President of India, Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma. Dr. Bhargava completed his Residency in Internal Medicine followed by a Fellowship in Cardiology at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. At the completion of his residency, he was named “Best Outgoing Postgraduate Student in Medicine.” He completed his Advanced Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, and also served as the Chief Fellow for the program.
Dr. Bhargava served as an Assistant Professor of Cardiology at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India, from 1998 to 2004. Subsequently, he served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for a year. In 2005, he joined Cleveland Clinic as a member of the Professional Staff in the Section of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology. Dr. Bhargava is also currently an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
Publications and Speaking: Dr. Bhargava is the author of many textbook chapters in Cardiovascular Medicine. He has authored more than 50 original articles and over 100 abstracts in peer-reviewed journals on topics related to cardiac arrhythmias and pacing. He has presented grand rounds and lecture in his specialty and research at symposia and conferences across the United States, India and Hong Kong. He has been part of pioneering work in the use of catheter ablations for the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation, and he continues to have major research interests in atrial fibrillation, ventricular arrhythmias, cardiac resynchronization therapy and defibrillators. Most recently, Dr. Bhargava was involved in work with epicardial ablations and is a Co-Director of an annual training program in this field. He trains Advanced Fellows in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing and Fellows in Cardiology at Cleveland Clinic, which has one of the largest Fellowships programs in the world. Dr. Bhargava is certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
About Dr. Bhargava: “I try to provide the best quality of evidence-based care for my patients in a personalized manner.”
Leisure time activities: Dr. Bhargava enjoys playing sports, watching movies and spending time with his family.