Hemal Nayak
Section of Cardiology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of the Complex Ablation Program
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BS1989City College of New York, NYBiomedicine
MD1991Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY 
Residency1994Columbia-Presbyterian Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Chief Resident1995Columbia-Presbyterian Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Fellowship1998The Mount Sinai Hospital, NYCardiology
Fellowship1999Hospital of the University of PennsylvaniaElectrophysiology & Cardiac Pacing

Academic Interests

Dr. Nayak's research interests include hybrid strategies for atrial fibrillation ablation and cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Clinical Interests

Electrophysiology , complex ablation, device therapy for heart failure and lead extraction

Representative Publications

  1. Gerstenfeld EP, Callans DJ, Dixit S, Russo AM, Nayak HM, Lin David, Pulliam W, Siddique SS, Marchlinski FE. Mechanisms of organized left atrial tachycardias occurring after pulmonary vein isolation. Circulation. 2004;110:1351-1357, 2004
  2. Marchlinski FE, Zado E, Dixit S, Gerstenfeld E, Nayak HM, Russo A, Pulliam W. Electroanatomic substrate and outcome of catheter ablative therapy for ventricular tachycardia in the setting of right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Circulation. 110(16): 2293-2298, 2004
  3. Nayak HM, Verdino RJ, Russo AM, Gerstenfeld EP, Hsia H, Lin D, Dixit S, Cooper JM, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE. Ventricular tachycardia storm after initiation of biventricular pacing: incidence, clinical characteristics, management and outcome. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 2008 19(7): 708-715
  4. Dixit S, Gerstenfeld EP, Callns DJ, Cooper J, Lin D, Russo AM, Verdino RJ, Patel VV, Kimmel SE, Ratcliffe SJ, Hsia HH, Nayak HM, Ren JF, Marchlinski FE. Comparison of cool tip versus 8-mm tip catheter in achieving isolation of pulmonary veins for long-term control of atrial fibrillation: a prospective randomized pilot study. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 2006 17(10): 1074-1079

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