Biography: Mintu P. Turakhia, MD, MAS

Mintu P. Turakhia, MD, MAS
  • Associate Professor
  • Executive Director, Center for Digital Health
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Stanford, CA
  • Chief of Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • Palo Alto, CA

Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S. is a cardiac electrophysiologist, outcomes researcher, and clinical trialist. He is the Director of the Stanford Center for Digital Health.

Dr. Turakhia has an active, highly-funded multidisciplinary program in heart rhythm research, where uses big data, biostatistical, health economic, and data science approaches to examine quality, outcomes, risk of heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation. He is a principal investigator of several multi-center trials to test digital health tools and wearable devices in the detection and treatment of heart disease. He performs invasive procedures such as catheter ablation and device implantation to treat heart rhythm disorders. Dr. Turakhia has published over 150 papers and is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation.