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Mandeep Bhargava, MD, is a cardiologist in the Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Bhargava’s specialty interests are management of atrial fibrillation, supraventricular and ventricular tachycardias, sudden cardiac death, implantable defibrillators and biventricular devices, pacemakers and Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome.
Dr. Bhargava received his medical degree from the University of Delhi from Maulana Azad Medical College, where he was honored as “ Best Medical Graduate " and was presented with the R. Vishwanathan Gold Medal by then-Vice President of India, Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, PhD. Dr. Bhargava completed a 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 has 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 came back and joined as a member of the Professional Staff at Cleveland Clinic in the Section of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
Dr. Bhargava is the author of nine textbook chapters in cardiovascular medicine. He has authored or co-authored more than 35 articles and 75 abstracts in peer-reviewed journals on topics related to cardiac arrhythmia and pacing. He has lectured on his clinical specialty and research at symposia and conferences across the United States, in India and Hong Kong. He has been part of some pioneering work in catheter ablations for atrial fibrillation at the Clinic and continues to have major research interests in atrial fibrillation, ventricular arrhythmias, cardiac resynchronization and defibrillators. Most recently, Dr. Bhargava has also been involved in epicardial ablations and is a Co-Director of an annual training program in this field.
Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation, Long QT Syndrome, Biventricular Pacemaker, Catheter Ablation, Electrophysiology Study, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillation, Lead Extraction, Pulmonary Vein Isolation Ablation, Ventricular Tachycardia
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