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Alok Gambhir, MD, PhD

Alok  Gambhir
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  • About this provider

    Dr. Gambhir is a highly-specialized electrophysiologist who has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from some of the most complex arrhythmias.  He provides care in all areas of clinical cardiac electrophysiology.  Dr. Gambhir has extensive experience with more complicated ventricular tachycardia (VT) and atrial fibrillation (AFib or AF) ablations.  He brings experience and a skill-set from one of the top teaching hospitals in the country, Columbia University, which is one of the largest volume centers in the country to perform complex AFib and VT ablations.  In addition to his clinical experience he has published extensively in this area of expertise.  Dr. Gambhir also has experience with the LARIAT™ procedure – treatment for the left atrial appendage (LAA), and a special interest in cardiogenetics and congenital heart disease.

    Dr. Gambhir graduated with high honors and many distinct awards.  He received his medical degree from State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook School of Medicine and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.  Dr. Gambhir completed an advanced fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, where he was previously a cardiology fellow, as well as a biomedical engineering research associate.  Dr. Gambhir was also a cardiac electrophysiology fellow at NYU Langone Medical Center.  He received a MA and PhD in Physics from SUNY at Stony Brook in New York and an undergraduate degree from Birmingham Southern in Alabama.

    Dr. Gambhir is board-eligible in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

  • Education

    Medical School

    SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

    Undergraduate

    Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL

    Residency

    Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

    Fellowship
    • Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY;
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
    • Advanced Fellowship, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Columbia University Medical Center,  New York, NY
  • Additional Information

    Certifications
    • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
    • Board Eligible: Cardiovascular Disease
    • Board Eligible: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology 
    Affiliations
    • American College of Cardiology
    • Heart Rhythm Society