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

Fax: (585) 273-1129

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. 14 available »

2016 Feb
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; 22(2):143-9. Epub 2015 Nov 05.
2015 Aug 1
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.
2015 Apr
Petkovich BW, Vega J, Thomas S. "Vagal modulation of hypertension." Current hypertension reports. 2015 Apr; 17(4):532.
The VISION Investigators. "Myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery: a large, international, prospective cohort study establishing diagnostic criteria, characteristics, predictors, and 30-day outcomes." Anesthesiology. 2014; 120(3): 564-578.
The VISION Investigators. "Association Between Postoperative Troponin Levels and 30-Day Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery". JAMA. 2012; 307(21): 2295-2304.

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