Positions

Associate Professor
Medicine-Cardiology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States

Education

MD from University of Paris 13, Bobigny School of Medicine
Residency at The Graduate Hospital Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine
Fellowship at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Section of Electrophysiology

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
1994 & 2007
American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease
November 1997 & 2007
American Board of Internal Medicine
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
November 2003

Professional Interests

  • Sudden cardiac death
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Ablation of arrhythmias
  • Device therapy for congestive heart failure
  • Management of coronary artery disease

Professional Statement

Abdi Rasekh is an interventional cardiologist and electrophysiologist. He received his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Paris XIII where his thesis won the Bronze Medical Award for Clinical Research. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Graduate Hospital of University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He completed a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Baylor College of Medicine and served as the chief interventional cardiology fellow at the Texas Heart Institute. He completed a clinical electrophysiology fellowship at the Texas Heart Institute in 1999.

Dr. Rasekh's interest include sudden cardiac death, atrial fibrillation, ablation of arrhythmias, device therapy for congestive heart failure and management of coronary artery disease. He has been the author and co-author of several articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. Dr. Rasekh is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is a fellow of American College of Cardiology. He is also a member of Heart Rhythm Society.

Selected Publications