J. Vijay Jayachandran , MD, FACC, FHRS

J. Vijay Jayachandran , MD, FACC, FHRS
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Director, Fort Worth Heart Rhythm Clinic

SPECIAL PROCEDURES AND INTERESTS

-Cardiac Ablation Procedures
      -Supraventricular & Ventricular Tachycardias (SVT, VT)
-Specialized Focus in the Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib)
-Specialized in Advanced Mapping and Ablation Techniques
      -Trans-septal catheterization, 3D Electromagnetic Mapping, Robotic Navigation Systems, Cryo Ablation and Intracardiac Echo/Ultrasound, LARIAT (left atrial appendage ligation)
      - Implantation of Pacemakers Defibrillators and Heart Failure Devices
      - Director, Fort Worth Heart Rhythm Clinic
      - Approximately 1500 Device Patients with Implanted Devices
      - Approx. 1500 Device Patients with Implanted Devices
      - Clinical Research Studies/ Protocols
      - Trans telephonic monitoring of implanted devices
      - Advanced remote monitoring systems for the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias
      - Point of care computerized anticoagulation clinic with approximately 700 patients

Watch the video of Dr. Jayachandran on Good Morning Texas. Click Here Dr. Jayachandran moved to Fort Worth to join Fort Worth Heart from Indianapolis where he completed his Internal medicine, Cardiology, and Cardiac Electrophysiology training at the world renowned Krannert Institute of Cardiology. He remained on the faculty at the Indiana University School of Medicine for four years as Assistant Professor involved in clinical practice, teaching of cardiac fellows, and research in his field.
Dr. Jayachandran's philosophy is to provide world class, cutting edge cardiac therapy of heart rhythm problems right here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. On a personal level, he believes in "family based" medicine- i.e. - do for your patients what you would for your own family.
Dr. Jayachandran maintains a comprehensive practice in this specialized field by continuing to be involved in academics, ongoing research, teaching, and involvement in the editorial review process for two of the most prestigious medical journals in his field. To keep abreast of the latest developments in his field, he also participates in major national meetings in his field and has visited advanced cardiac labs around the world.
Outside of his work life Dr Jayachandran enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and yellow Labrador Retriever!

ACADEMIC INTERESTS/ACTIVITIES

- Current peer reviewer – Editorial Boards of Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, and Heart Rhythm Journal
- Lectures/Symposia with Cardiology Trainees, Cardiologists and Primary care physicians

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Board of Directors American Heart Association 2004-2006

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Christian Medical College- University of Madras, Vellore, India, 1984-1989

Internship
University of Tennessee Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1992-1993

Residency
Indiana University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1993-1995

Fellowship
Krannert Institute of Cardiology at Indiana University School of Medicine, Cardiology, 1995-1997
Krannert Institute of Cardiology at Indiana University School of Medicine, Electrophysiology, 1997-1999

Academic Appointments
Krannert Institute of Cardiology at Indiana University School of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, 1999-2003

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Member, American Heart Association, Cardiovascular Council
Member, North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
Fellow, Hearth Rhythm Society

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

Baylor All Saints Fort Worth
Heart & Vascular Center of Fort Worth
Plaza Medical Center
Texas Health Arlington Memorial
Texas Health Heart & Vascular
Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth
Texas Health Harris Methodist Southwest
Texas Health Huguley

LICENSURE & BOARD CERTIFICATION

Current Texas Medical License
Indiana Medical License
ECFMG Certification
Internal Medicine Board Certification
Cardiovascular Disease Board Certification
Cardiac Electrophysiology Board Certification



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