Minang (Mintu) Turakhia

Minang (Mintu) Turakhia

Cardiac electrophysiologist

Bio:   Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S. is a cardiac electrophysiologist, outcomes researcher, and clinical trialist. Dr. Turakhia has an active, highly-funded multidisciplinary program in atrial fibrillation, where uses large datasets to examine quality, outcomes, and risk prediction for heart rhythm disorders. As the Executive Director of Stanford’s new Center for Digital Health, he is the principal investigator of several multi-center trials to test digital health tools and wearable devices to screen and manage heart rhythm disorders. In his clinical role as Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the VA, Dr. Turakhia performs invasive procedures such as catheter ablation and device implantation to treat heart rhythm disorders. Dr. Turakhia is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and Heart Rhythm Society.

Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Palo Alto

Professional Education

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

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)

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