About Farouk Pirzada, MD

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

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

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Kashmir
  • Residency, Government Medical College
  • Residency, Tufts Medical Center
  • Residency, VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Fellowship, Boston Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Interested in long time lead performance.


  • Select 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.