Sabu Thomas, M.D.

Sabu Thomas, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 679-7
Rochester, NY 14642

Professional Bio

Sabu Thomas M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology. He graduated from McMaster University in Canada with a B.Sc.(Hons) degree in Biology and Physiology and obtained his M.D. at Penn State University. He went on to complete post-graduate training at the Cleveland Clinic, Washington University and the University of Minnesota. He also completed additional clinical training in cardiac MRI at Duke University and further research training at McMaster University. He joined the faculty in 2011.

Awards & Honors (National)

Fellow of the American College of Physicians 2014
Ontario Scholar 1994
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 2008
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology 2010

Awards & Honors (Local)

Cardiology Fellow Research Award| University of Minnesota 2009
Mentors in Medicine Award| Washington University 2005
Mellinger Scholarship| Penn State University 1999
Summa Cum Laude| McMaster University 1998
Dean's Honor List| McMaster University 1998
Golden Key National Honor Society | McMaster University 1998

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 10 available »

The VISION Investigators. "Association Between Postoperative Troponin Levels and 30-Day Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery". JAMA. 2012; 307(21): 2295-2304.
Thomas, S; Gokhale, R; Devereaux P.J; Boden W.E. "A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing optimal medical therapy to PCI in stable angina". J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2011; 57(961): E961.
Kavsak PA; Walsh M; Srinathan S; Thorlacius L; Buse GL; Botto F; Pettit S; McQueen MJ; Hill SA; Thomas S; Mrkobrada M; Devereaux PJ. "High sensitivity troponin T concentrations in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: a prospective cohort study." Clinical biochemistry. 2011; 44(12): 1021-1024.
Anand IS; Rector TS; Kuskowski M; Thomas S;Cohn JN. "Effect of baseline and changes in systolic blood pressure over time on the effectiveness of valsartan in the Valsartan Heart Failure Trial." Circulation. Heart failure. 2008; 1(1): 34-42.
Thomas S; McFalls EO. "Hibernating myocardium: a mitochondrial adaptation that may be destined to heart failure." J. Cardiovascular Translational Research. 2008; 1(4): 328-331.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)


Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


Master of Science | Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics/ Health Research Methodology | McMaster Universty2011
MD | Medicine | Penn State University College of Medicine2002
B.Sc.(Hons) | Biology/Physiology | McMaster University1998

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Cardiology at University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic07/01/2006 - 06/30/2009
Residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine07/01/2003 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Foundation07/01/2002 - 06/30/2003