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| LITTLE ROCK — Auras Atreya, M.D., MPH, a specialist in superior cardiac electrophysiology (coronary heart rhythm administration), has joined the College of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Faculty of Drugs.
As an assistant professor within the Division of Inside Drugs’s Division of Cardiovascular Drugs, Atreya will spearhead the UAMS ventricular tachycardia ablation program.
“We have been delighted to recruit Dr. Atreya to affix the college,” stated Paul Mounsey, M.D., director of the Division of Cardiovascular Drugs. “These very sick sufferers with danger of cardiac arrest are a very troublesome administration problem, and Dr. Atreya has specialised coaching on this discipline.”
Along with remedy of ventricular tachycardia sufferers, he’ll present all types of coronary heart rhythm remedies, together with pacemaker and defibrillator implantation and catheter ablation of different arrhythmias together with atrial fibrillation.
Atreya additionally would be the affiliate director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship program at UAMS.
He got here to UAMS from the College of Michigan Medical College in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the place he accomplished fellowships in cardiac electrophysiology and interventional/structural cardiology. He additionally labored at AIG Institute of Cardiac Sciences, a ventricular tachycardia ablation heart in India, for 2 years.
Ateya obtained his medical diploma, with distinction, from Kasturba Medical Faculty, Manipal College, in Manipal, India, in 2009. He then accomplished a analysis fellowship on the College of Michigan Middle for Arrythmia Analysis and a research-track inner drugs residency at Baystate Medical Middle/Tufts College College of Drugs in Springfield, Massachusetts, earlier than acquiring his Grasp’s of Public Well being in 2017 from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg College of Public Well being in Baltimore, Maryland. He then accomplished a fellowship in heart problems on the College of Massachusetts Medical College-Baystate in Springfield, Massachusetts.
He’s accepting new sufferers and referrals to his clinic, situated on the primary ground of the UAMS Outpatient Middle. Appointments may be made by calling the clinic at 501-686-5311 or the appointment heart at 501-686-8000.
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