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Sabu Thomas, M.D.

Cardiology, Organ Transplant

Clinical Interests

General Cardiology Heart Failure, Transplant Heart Failure, Transplant & VAD (Ventricular Assist Device)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2475

Fax: (585) 273-1129

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Thomas sees patients in the CCU, on the heart failure service and specializes in cardiac imaging. His research interests include clinical outcomes in heart failure, ischemic heart disease and perioperative medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation.

Professional Background

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

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

Education

1998
B.Sc.(Hons) | McMaster University
Biology/Physiology

2002
MD | Penn State University College of Medicine
Medicine

2011
Master of Science | McMaster Universty
Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics/ Health Research Methodology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2003
Internship in Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Foundation

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2005
Residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2009
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease at University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic

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Awards

2014
Fellow of the American College of Physicians

2010
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

2009
Cardiology Fellow Research Award| University of Minnesota

2008
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

2005
Mentors in Medicine Award| Washington University

1999
Mellinger Scholarship| Penn State University

1998
Summa Cum Laude| McMaster University

1998
Dean's Honor List| McMaster University

1998
Golden Key National Honor Society | McMaster University

1994
Ontario Scholar

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Publications

Journal Articles

2/2016
Thomas S, Moss AJ, Zareba W, McNitt S, Barsheshet A, Klein H, Goldenberg I, Huang DT, Kutyifa V. "Cardiac Resynchronization in Different Age Groups: A MADIT-CRT Long-Term Follow-Up Substudy." Journal of cardiac failure.. 2016 Feb 0; 22(2):143-9. Epub 2015 Nov 05.

8/1/2015
Szepietowska B, Kutyifa V, Ruwald MH, Solomon SD, Ruwald AC, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Thomas S, Moss AJ, Zareba W. "Effect of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Patients With Insulin-Treated Diabetes Mellitus." The American journal of cardiology.. 2015 Aug 1; 116(3):393-9. Epub 2015 May 09.

4/2015
Petkovich BW, Vega J, Thomas S. "Vagal modulation of hypertension." Current hypertension reports.. 2015 Apr 0; 17(4):532.

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