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Pirooz S Mofrad, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)

Male

Languages: English, Farsi

Expertise: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Ablation, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology, Ventricular Tachycardia

Locations

Washington Heart Rhythm Associates, LLC
Appointment Phone: 301-408-7890

10230 New Hampshire Avenue
Suite 204
Silver Spring, MD 20903 map
Fax: 301-408-7892

Background

Dr. Pirooz Mofrad is a Heart Rhythm Specialist who completed his Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology training at Stanford University Hospitals.  Prior to that, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his internship at Georgetown University Hospital. His academic interests and field of expertise includes complex catheter ablations of atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.   He also performs implantations of permanent pacemakers and implantable cardiac defibrillator therapy for heart failure patients.  He is actively involved in research trials in his field.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society.

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Departments / Divisions

  • Medicine at Suburban Hospital

Education

Degrees

  • MD, University of Pittsburgh (2000)

Residencies

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (2003)

Fellowships

  • Stanford Health Care / Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Washington Hospital Center / Cardiovascular Disease (2006)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Mofrad PS. "Implantable loop monitors Patient Perspective". Circulation 2012; 126: e472-e474.Anh DJ, Eversull CS, Chen HA, Mofrad P, et al. "Characterization of Human Coronary Sinus Valves by Direct Visualization During Biventricular Pacemaker Implantation." Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2008; Jan; 31(1): 78-82.Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death. Mechanism, Ablation, and Defibrillation, editors: Paul Wang, Henry Hsia, Amin Al-Ahmad, and Paul Zei. "Mapping and Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy". Henry H. Hsia, Pirooz S. Mofrad.Electroanatomical Mapping, An Atlas for Clinicians, edited by Amin Al-Ahmad, Andrea Natale, David Callans, and Henry Hsia. "Electroanatomical mapping for supraventricular arrhythmias". Pirooz S. Mofrad, Amin Al-Ahmad, and Andrea Natale.Mofrad PS, Ottoboni L, Zei PC, Hsia HH, Wang PJ. "VF and fatal cardiac arrest following ICD therapy delivery: What is the cause?" Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2007; April; 30(4): 551-3.

Mofrad PS, Hsia HH. "An unusual cause of incessant tachycardia." Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2007 Mar; 30(3): 418-20.

Mofrad PS, Tsiperfal A, Hsia HH, Al-Ahmad A. "Alternating biventricular pacing morphologies: What is the cause?." Heart Rhythm 2006; Dec; 3(12):1503-4.

Mofrad PS, Choucair W, Hulme P, Moore H. "Cerebral Air Embolization in the EP Lab during transeptalCatheterization: Curative treatment of acute left hemiparesis with prompt hyperbaric oxygen therapy.J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2006; 16: 105–109.

Mofrad PS, Weigold GW, Clavijo L. "Sudden cardiac death in athlete with anomalous single coronary Artery." Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine 2005; 6: 89-90.

Sharifi N, Mofrad PS. Author letter reply to "Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke after Acute Infection or Vaccination." N Engl J Med 2005; 352:1151-1153, Mar 17, 2005. Correspondence.

Singh SN, Mofrad P. "The Safety and Efficacy of Propafenone SR in the Treatment ofAtrial Fibrillation." EP Lab Digest; Nov 2004, Supplement.

Mofrad PS, Rashid H, Tracy CM. "New-onset QT Prolongation and torsades depointes accompanied by left ventricular dysfunction secondary to acute pancreatitis."PACE 2003; 26: 1765-1768.

Mofrad P, Shanahan J, Cerqueira MD. "Pharmacological stress agents for radionuclidemyocardial perfusion imaging." New Advances in Nuclear Cardiology 2002; 2: 3-10.

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