Arun K. Kolli, M.D., FACC, FHRS
Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology
Dr. Arun K. Kolli is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Kolli completed his advanced fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Kolli did his General Cardiology and Internal Medicine training at the State University of New York, Syracuse.
Dr. Kolli specializes in radiofrequency ablation for various arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. He is well versed in all the latest techniques with access to the latest equipment. He is also a very high volume operator for implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators and biventricular cardiac defibrillators.
Medical School - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad
Internship - SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse, Syracuse, NY
Residency - SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse, Syracuse, NY
Fellowship - Brown University, Providence, RI
Recognition & Awards/Research/Publications
- Guardian Virtue Award from Banner Heart Hospital 2014.
- Guardian Virtue Award from Banner Heart Hospital 2013.
- Nominated for Guardian Award from Banner Heart Hospital 2010.
- Haffenreffer Award from Brown University for 2005.
- Eight Gold Medals in Medical School.
- Dr. Kolli has extensive research experience in both general cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. He performed clinical research on acute coronary syndromes and presented findings at international meetings. He also did a year of basic research at the world renowned Institute of Cardiovascular Research under the supervision of Dr. Jose` Jalife, the author of the text book of cardiac electrophysiology. Dr. Kolli also participated in cutting edge research on gene therapy in collaboration with John Hopkins University.
- 2004: Kolli A, Ellison KE. Unique aspects of atrial fibrillation: coexistence with other arrhythmias and tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy. Med Health R I. 2004 Apr;87(4):108-10.
- 2003: Sarmast F, Kolli A, Zaitsev A, Parisian K, Dhamoon AS, Guha PK, Warren M, Anumonwo JM, Taffet SM, Berenfeld O, Jalife J. Cholinergic atrial fibrillation: I K ACh gradients determine unequal left/right atrial frequencies and rotor dynamics. Cardiovasc Res. 2003: 50(4): 863-73.
- 2003: Zaitsev AV, Guha PK, Sarmast F, Kolli A, Berenfeld O, Pertsov AM, de Groot JR, Coronel R, Jalife J. Cholinergic atrial fibrillation: I K ACh gradients determine unequal left/right atrial frequencies and rotor dynamics. Circ Res.2003: 92(5): 546-53.
- 2002: Farzad Sarmast, Arun K. Kolli, Alexey V. Zaitsev, Omer Berenfeld, José Jalife. Acetylcholine induces a transition from right to left predominance in frequency of activity during atrial fibrillation in the goat. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2002; 25(4): 535.
- 2002: Alexey V. Zaitsev, Prabal Guha, Farzad Sarmast, Arun K. Kolli, Omer Berenfeld, José Jalife.The ischemic border zone is a substrate for wave fragmentation during Ventricular fibrillation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2002; 25(4): 582.
- 2001: Arun K. Kolli, Michael Wade, Robert A.O’Rourke, Alvin S. Blaustein, William E. Boden. Comprehensive analysis of death and nonfatal myocardial infarction during the first twelve months following acute non-Q-wave myocardial infarction: Comparison of invasive versus conservative strategies in the VA Non Q-wave Infarction Strategies in Hospital (VANQWISH) Trial. JACC 2001; 37(2): 336A Poster presentation at ACC.
- 1999: Arun K. Kolli, Hugh Dai, Mark A. Hlatky, Bruce K Chow, William E. Boden. Quality of life comparisons in non-Q-wave myocardial infarction patients randomized to an early invasive vs conservative strategy: results of the V.A. Non Q-wave Infarction Strategies in Hospital (VANQWISH) Trial. JACC 1999; 33(2): 397A Oral presentation at ACC.