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CMHS Seminar to Focus on Cardiac Electrophysiology

Ventura, California, 03/30/2009

The public is invited to learn more about electrophysiology, a subspecialty of cardiology dealing with heart rhythm abnormalities, during a free seminar provided by Community Memorial Health System on Tuesday, April 21.

Ishu Rao, M.D., a Ventura Electrophysiologist, will lead the seminar that will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium at Community Memorial Hospital, located at 147 Brent St. in Ventura.

Dr. Rao will focus on atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure, two conditions that are widely prevalent and difficult to treat, but can be helped by an Electrophysiologist. He will also offer candid opinions on the benefits and risks of the newest Electrophysiology procedures.

Dr. Rao received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and completed his residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed fellowship training in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan in Los Angeles. Dr. Rao, a cardiologist with Cardiology Associates in Ventura and is on staff at Community Memorial Hospital, is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiovascular Disease Certification

Admission is free, but space is limited, so reservations are suggested. Call 652-5436, or visit www.cmhshealth.org/rsvp.