Dr. Kousik Krishnan, MD

Dr. Kousik Krishnan, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology | Male | 46 years old

In medicine there are a lot of conditions and a lot of advancements that have been made with medicines and treatments that are just treating the problem. Whereas in cardiac electrophysiology, many of the conditions that we treat such as arrhythmias, tachycardias, we can actually cure them of their problems, and when they are done with us we can legitimately say that your problem is gone. And so that's part of the allure for me of being an electrophysiologist is that for many of my patients, I have something that I can legitimately say will fix their problem, not just treat it for the rest of their life. I want to be pushing forward the limits of our field and keeping up with the advances in technology but also never forgetting that on the other end of that catheter or the other end of that scalpel is a patient - somebody's mother, somebody's father or brother or sister. And that no matter how much technology we have at our disposal, that it's still a human-to-human interaction, and that there's a person there. And that's what I never want to lose track of.Read more

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In medicine there are a lot of conditions and a lot of advancements that have been made with medicines and treatments that are just treating the problem. Whereas in cardiac electrophysiology, many of the conditions that we treat such as arrhythmias, tachycardias, we can actually cure them of their problems, and when they are done with us we can legitimately say that your problem is gone. And so that's part of the allure for me of being an electrophysiologist is that for many of my patients, I have something that I can legitimately say will fix their problem, not just treat it for the rest of their life. I want to be pushing forward the limits of our field and keeping up with the advances in technology but also never forgetting that on the other end of that catheter or the other end of that scalpel is a patient - somebody's mother, somebody's father or brother or sister. And that no matter how much technology we have at our disposal, that it's still a human-to-human interaction, and that there's a person there. And that's what I never want to lose track of.Read more

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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University School Of Med
    Washington U/b Jh/slch Conc

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  • English

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  • Specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Krishnan's Care Philosophy

In medicine there are a lot of conditions and a lot of advancements that have been made with medicines and treatments that are just treating the problem. Whereas in cardiac electrophysiology, many of the conditions that we treat such as arrhythmias, tachycardias, we can actually cure them of their problems, and when they are done with us we can legitimately say that your problem is gone. And so that's part of the allure for me of being an electrophysiologist is that for many of my patients, I have something that I can legitimately say will fix their problem, not just treat it for the rest of their life. I want to be pushing forward the limits of our field and keeping up with the advances in technology but also never forgetting that on the other end of that catheter or the other end of that scalpel is a patient - somebody's mother, somebody's father or brother or sister. And that no matter how much technology we have at our disposal, that it's still a human-to-human interaction, and that there's a person there. And that's what I never want to lose track of.