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Saumya Das, MD, PhD, Joins CardioVascular Institute at BIDMC

Expert in electrophysiology procedures

  • Date: 7/13/2011
  • Phone: 617-667-8800

BOSTON - Saumya Das, MD, PhD, has joined the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the CardioVascular Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) as an electrophysiologist and researcher.

Until recently, Das was an instructor in the laboratory headed by Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, Director of Cardiovascular Research at BIDMC. He was also on staff as a full time faculty member at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) since 2007.

Das holds a doctorate in neurosciences from Harvard Medical School, where he also received his medical training. He completed his residency in internal medicine and clinical fellowships in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Massachusetts General Hospital before becoming a cardiovascular research fellow at MGH and BIDMC. Das also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in neurosciences at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Das performs electrophysiology procedures, such as device implantations and radiofrequency ablations. In addition, along with Matthew P. Coggins, MD, he staffs a new cardiovascular genetics program within the Outpatient Cardiovascular Clinic. The program focuses on familial heart diseases such as cardiomyopathies, long QT syndrome and Brugada syndrome.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and currently ranks third in National Institutes of Health funding among independent hospitals nationwide. BIDMC is clinically affiliated with the Joslin Diabetes Center and is a research partner of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox. For more information, visit www.bidmc.org.