Dr. Senthil Thambidorai’s primary expertise is in Cardiac Electrophysiology. He trained at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio where he also served as the Chief Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow after completing his training. Cleveland Clinic's heart program has ranked as the best in the nation (since 1994), earning the No. 1 ranking in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Services. He then moved to Texas and joined University of Texas Houston as an Assistant Professor in Cardiac Electrophysiology. He was practicing at the Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center, Heart and Vascular Institute in Houston, Texas prior to his move to Fort Worth.
Dr. Thambidorai's special expertise are in atrial fibrillation ablation (Radiofrequency and Cryoballoon ablation), ventricular tachycardia ablation (Endocardial and Epicardial ablation), and supraventricular tachycardia ablation. He routinely performs pacemaker, ICD, and CRT-D implantation. He also has a special interest in Heart Failure and performs optimization of therapy and devices in these patients in his clinic. Additionally, he performs mechanical and laser lead extraction of devices.
Dr.Thambidorai currently serves as the Regional Director (Plaza Medical Center, Medical Center of Alliance) of Electrophysiology. Dr. Thambidorai worked as a Cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic prior to his Cardiac Electrophysiology training. In addition he completed an Echocardiography research fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Thambidorai has first-authored and co-authored several publications in peer reviewed journals, book contributions, as well as presented over twenty times at scientific meetings and conferences. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Heart Rhythm Society, and Heart Failure Society of America.
Dr. Thambidorai completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship at Creighton University, Nebraska. Dr. Thambidorai also served as Chief Resident at the Veteran's Health Administration in Nebraska and Chief Cardiology Fellow at Creighton University.
Dr. Thambidorai also is certified in left atrial appendage occlusion devices (LARIAT) and subcutaneous ICD implantation. He is also trained in robotic electrophysiology (Hansen, Stereotaxis).
Dr. Thambidorai has staff privileges at Plaza Medical Center, North Hills Hospital, Baylor All Saints Hospital, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital and Weatherford Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Thambidorai resides in Southlake with his wife and two children, during his free time he enjoys playing soccer and spending time with family.
Dr. Thambidorai has offices in Fort Worth, Weatherford and Keller.
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