Dr Rajat Sharma is the lead physician and heads the Heart Rhythm & Pacemaker Division at Fortis Hospital Mohali. After completing his core cardiology residency from the premier Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, he pursued advanced fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology from University of Dalhousie, Canada. He specializes in the management of various cardiac arrhythmias or heart rhythm abnormalities. He performs cardiac electrophysiology studies (EP Study) and catheter ablation for management of various cardiac arrhythmias. His focus areas are complex ablation procedures for management of ventricular tachycardia (both scar and idiopathic), atrial fibrillation and arrhythmias in structural heart diseases, implantation of various advanced types of pacemakers/AICDs for heart rhythm disorders and Biventricular pacemakers for heart failure patients and pacemaker troubleshooting. He manages a regular Heart Rhythm Clinic, Heart Failure Clinic, Pacemaker & Device Clinic and Inherited Heart Disease Clinic at Fortis Hospital Mohali.
Designation: Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Languages spoken: English, Hindi
Total Years’ of Experience: 5 years
Previous experience: He has expertise and past experience in clinical and interventional cardiology.
Medical Education, Certifications and fellowships/Research Papers: MD, DM, Fellowship in Cardiac electrophysiology from University of Dalhousie, Halifax, Canada.
Professional Memberships: Members of several International Heart Rhythm societies like
- Heart Rhythm Society, USA
- European Heart Rhythm Society
- PACE USA
- Canadian Heart Rhythm Society
- Canadian Cardiovascular Society
- Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society
- Cardiac Electrophysiologist Consortium CES
Clinical Interests/ Specialized Treatments /Area of Expertise: Ablative management of Atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.
Pacemaker therapy of Heart failure and optimization.
Sudden cardiac death, Inherited heart diseases.
Awards & Honors:
Research and Publications: Over 100 publications in international journals, related to core cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. Currently a reviewer of prestigious cardiology journal (Cardiac Catheterization and Interventions). Involved in few ongoing Heart Rhythm trials in Canada.
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