Minang (Mintu) Turakhia

Minang (Mintu) Turakhia

Cardiac electrophysiologist

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

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Languages Spoken:
French , Gujarati , Hindi , Spanish


Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S. is a cardiac electrophysiologist, outcomes researcher, and clinical trialist. He is the Director of the Stanford Center for Digital Health (CDH) and the American Heart Association-funded Heart Health Technology Center. In his clinical role, he performs invasive procedures such as catheter ablation and device implantation to treat heart rhythm disorders.

Dr. Turakhia has an active multidisciplinary program in heart rhythm and digital health research, where uses biostatistical, health economic, artificial intelligence, and data science approaches to examine quality, outcomes, and risk of heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation in very large datasets. He is a principal investigator of several multi-center trials, such as the Apple Heart Study, to test digital health tools and wearables, and he collaborates closely on research with med device and tech companies. Dr. Turakhia has published over 200 manuscripts and works and is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and Heart Rhythm Society. Dr. Turakhia has served as an advisor and investor to over two dozen medical device, drug, and health technology companies across the life cycle from early stage to IPO.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Fellowship: University of California San Francisco (2008) CA
  • Fellowship: University of California San Francisco (2006) CA
  • Medical Education: University of California San Francisco (2000) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (2017)
  • Professional Education: University of California San Francisco Registrar Office (2008) CA
  • Professional Degree, Biodesign, Faculty Fellow (2015)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (2009)
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (2003) MA
  • Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (2001) MA

Honors & Awards
  • Department of Medicine Teaching Award, Stanford Department of Medicine (12/2010)
  • E. William Hancock Faculty Teaching Award, Stanford Division of Cardiovascular Medicine (6/2010)

Administrative Appointments
  • Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2008 - Present)
  • Chair, Writing Group, American Heart Association Telemetry Latency Advisory (2010 - Present)
  • Co-Chairperson, VA Health Services & Research Career Development Conference (2009 - 2010)
  • Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Palo Alto VA Health Care System (2008 - Present)
  • Member, Electrocardiography and Arrhythmias Committee, American Heart Association (2009 - Present)
  • Member, Young Clinicians and Investigators Committee, American Heart Association Council of Quality and Outcomes Research (2010 - Present)


Clinical Trials

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Practice Locations

Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Palo Alto Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 2nd Floor

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 723-7111

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