Seshadri Balaji, M.D.

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Dr Balaji provides care for children and adults with congenital heart disease of all kinds. He sub-specializes in rhythm disorders and arrhythmias, patients with pacemakers and those needing drug or ablation therapy for arrhythmias. He has experience and interest in the care of sudden arrhythmic death syndromes such as long QT syndrome and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He also sees patients with unexplained syncope. He performs pacemaker and defibrillator implants and electrophysiology studies and catheter ablation procedures for a wide range of arrhythmias.

Selected Publications

"An international multicenter study comparing arrhythmia prevalence between the intracardiac lateral tunnel and the extracardiac conduit type of Fontan operations," Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (Vol: 148, Issue: 2, Page 576-581) - 2014

"Predictors of myocardial recovery in pediatric tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy," Heart Rhythm (Vol: 11, Issue: 7, Page 1163-1169) - 2014

"Cardiac pacing and defibrillation in children and young adults," Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal (Vol: 13, Issue: 1, Page 4-13) - 2013

"Management of late arrhythmias in adults with repaired congenital heart disease," Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine (Vol: 15, Issue: 5, Page 615-631) - 2013

"Pacing in children," Annals of Pediatric Cardiology (Vol: 6, Issue: 1, Page 46-51) - 2013


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Memberships & Associations

American College of Cardiology

American Heart Association

American Academy of Pediatrics

Heart Rhythm Society

Pediatric and Adult Congenital Electrophysiology Society