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Suraj Kapa, M.D., is a board-certified cardiologist with subspecialty certification in cardiac electrophysiology. He attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and obtained specialty training in internal medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Areas of expertise include:
Management of patients with electrophysiological / arrhythmia problems related to specific heart conditions, such as myocarditis, cardiac sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, and other ischemic and non-ischemic cardiomyopathies
Complex cardiac ablation, including for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias ranging from supraventricular tachycardia to atrial fibrillation to ventricular tachycardia and premature ventricular contractions
Epicardial ablation for complex arrhythmias
Specialized biopsy approaches using electrophysiology guidance to enhance the ability to diagnose causes of heart failure
Complex care related to ventricular arrhythmias, in coordination with heart failure and cardiac surgical team members
Clinical research trials related to the care of the arrhythmia patient
Translational research related to development of new technologies for autonomic disorders, risk stratification, and treatment of cardiac conditions
Dr. Kapa has led a number of initiatives at Mayo Clinic, where he currently serves the Department of Cardiology as the director of visiting professorships. He serves as section editor of Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology and also as a reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed journals and has been engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve care delivery within Heart Rhythm Services.
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