Aseem D. Desai, MD, FHRS

4.9 out of 5
Specialty
  • Electrophysiology
  • Vascular Medicine
Languages
English
Address
Mission Heritage Medical Group
26800 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 103
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Mission Heritage Medical Group
26800 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 103
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Phone
(949) 347-2822
Fax
(949) 347-2841

More Information

Website
www.psjhmedgroups.org/HRS
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Electrophysiology
    • Vascular Medicine
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Northwestern University
    • Internship
      Stanford University Medical Center
    • Chief Residency
      Stanford University Medical Center
    • Education and Training
      University of Chicago Hospital
    • Fellowship
      Stanford University Medical Center
    Awards
    Phi Beta Kappa, 1991 Mortar Board Honor Society, 1991 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1995
    Areas of Interest
    1. Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and supraventricular tachycardia.
    2. Robotic ablation of ventricular arrhythmias including premature ventricular contractions (PVC’s) and ventricular tachycardia.
    3. Leadless pacemaker and Transvenous pacemaker implantation
    4. Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) implantation including subcutaneous ICD (SICD).
    5. Evaluation of syncope including implantable loop recorders and tilt table testing.
    6. Teaching stress management techniques.
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    Dr. Desai is a native of Chicago, Illinois and attended Northwestern University's prestigious Honors Program in Medical Education. He completed his internship, residency, honorary chief residency, and cardiology and electrophysiology fellowships at Stanford University Medical Center. He has significant expertise with both robotic RF (heating) and cryo (freezing) techniques in the catheter ablation and cure of all heart rhythm disturbances including atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, premature ventricular contractions, and ventricular tachycardia. He specializes in diagnosing and treating palpitations and fainting, and he has extensive experience with heart rhythm monitors including insertable loop recorders. He is involved in clinical research and has numerous academic publications. He is a sought after speaker and has lectured regionally and nationally to patients and physicians. In his personal time, Dr. Desai enjoys being with his family, singing and playing guitar, yoga, and reading.

    Published Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals

    • Rapid Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Function in a Pacemaker Clinic Using a Hand-Carried Ultrasound Device. J Interv Card Electrophys. Published online October 19, 2006
    • Predictors of Appropriate Defibrillator Therapy Among Patients with an Implantable Defibrillator that Delivers Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. J Cardiovasc Electrophys 2006. Published online February 3, 2006. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2006.00367.x.
    • Prognostic Significance of Quantitative QRS Duration. Am J Med 2006;119:600-6.
    • Implications and Outcome of Permanent Coronary Sinus Lead Extraction and Re-implantation.
      J Cardiovasc Electrophys 2005;16:1-8.
    • Editorial Commentary – Effect of Atrial Fibrillation on Chamber Dimensions. Heart Rhythm Journal 2005;2:25-27.
    • Termination of Epicardial Left Ventricular Tachycardia by Pacing without Global Capture. J Cardiovasc Electrophys 2005;16:92-94.
    • Long-Term Retention of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. J Am Coll Cardiol 2004;44:72-77.

    Textbook Chapters, Invited Articles & Reviews

    • Premature Ventricular Contraction. In: eMedicine 2008.
    • Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: Clinical trials-Primary and Secondary Prevention. In: UpToDate, Rose BD (Ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, 2005.
    • Techniques of Prediction of Arrhythmia Occurrence and Stratification for Sudden Cardiac Death. In Wang P, Naccareli G, Rosen M, Estes M, Hayes D, Haines D, editors. New Arrhythmia Technologies, 1st ed. Blackwell Publishing (UK), 2005.
    • Pharmacologic Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. Eur Heart J 2005 (in press).
    • The Role of Intravenous Amiodarone in the Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias. Ann Intern Med 1997;127:294-303\
    Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine Fellow, American College of Cardiology, 2003 Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society, 2003 Member, American Heart Assoc., 2005
  • 15-Apr-2019
    *Dr. Aseem Desai: Taken care of my heart issues for last several years. Do not want to go to anyone else. He is the best!
    15-Apr-2019
    prompt and efficient Dr Desai is right on top of my case without having to do any refresher
    14-Apr-2019
    Dr Desai is exceptional. He cares about you personally and gives me his undivided attention
    10-Apr-2019
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    10-Apr-2019
    Dr. Desai is very skilled and knowledgeable. Understands what he situation is and takes appropriate action.
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