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Farouk (Farouk) A. Pirzada, MD

617-726-5037

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Overview

Departments

Cardiology

Medicine

Centers & Specialties

Heart Center

Clinical Interests
  • Cardiology
  • Pacemakers
  • Defibrillators
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Kashmir
  • Residency, Boston VA Medical Center|Residency, Government Medical College|Residency, Tufts Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Boston Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
Foreign Languages
  • Urdu
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

Clinical Professor of Medicine Boston University School of Medicine. Lecturer of Medicine Harvard Medical School. Practice clinical cardiology at MassGeneral Hospital. Special interest are in Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrilators. Clinical case mix is between interventional cardiology and Electro-physiology.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary
Interested in long time lead performance.
Publications
  • Pirzada et al Traumatic ventricular septal defect. Sequential hemodynamic observations. New England J. Med. 291:892-895. 1974.
  • Pirzada F.A. et al :Experimental myocardial infarction XIII: Sequential alteration in left ventricular pressure-length relationship in acute phase. Circulation 53:970-=875,1976.
  • Pirzada FA et al Experimental myocardial infarction XIV. Accelerated myocardial stiffening related to coronary reperfusion following ischemia. CHEST 74:190-195,1978.
  • Pirzada et al. Clinical experience with steroid-eluting unipolar electrodes. Pace 11:(Part II) 1739-1744,1988.

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Contact

Electrophysiology Lab/Arrhythmia Service
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-5037
Phone 2: 781-979-3440
Fax: 781-979-0258

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