Theodore Chow, MD, FACC, Cardiac Electrophysiologist and Cardiologist in private practice

Get to know Cardiac Electrophysiologist and Cardiologist Dr. Theodore Chow, who serves patients in San Jose, California.

Dr. Chow is a cardiac electrophysiologist and cardiologist who is currently serving patients at his private practice – Theodore Chow, MD, FACC – Cardiology & Heart Rhythm – located in San Jose, California. His practice offers the best of cardiac care, including advanced diagnostics and individualized care, as well as a passion for delivering the highest quality in heart and heart rhythm treatment.

Dr. Chow provides comprehensive patient services in both electrophysiology (heart rhythm disorders) and general cardiology. Cardiac electrophysiology services include pacemaker and ICD implantation, electrophysiology studies, and catheter ablation – including atrial fibrillation ablation. General cardiology services include consultation and patient management, stress testing, echo, vascular ultrasound, ECG and heart rhythm monitoring, and more. Dr. Chow also provides services in his outpatient device management clinic, incorporating remote (at home) pacemaker and ICD follow-up.

Dr. Chow is currently affiliated with several hospitals in the area, including Good Samaritan Hospital and O’Connor Hospital.

Dr. Chow is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC). The ACC, a 39,000-member nonprofit medical society, is dedicated to enhancing the lives of cardiovascular patients through continuous quality improvement, patient-centered care, payment innovation, and professionalism. Comprised of physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists and practice managers, the College bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet its stringent qualifications.

Dr. Chow received his undergraduate education from Princeton University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and his postgraduate medical training at Harvard Medical School hospitals. Dr. Chow completed his fellowship in cardiology and electrophysiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School) where he was the De Sanctis Clinical Scholar.

Upon completion of training, Dr. Chow was a partner in a large midwest private practice cardiology group for 10 years before moving to the San Jose area, where he is the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Regional Medical Center in San Jose. Dr. Chow was also a physician at the Stanford Healthcare from 2012 to 2017.

Dr. Chow has vast experience in general cardiology, and has sub-specialty expertise in heart rhythm disorders, EP procedures, and cardiac device implantation. He is also board-certified in cardiovascular diseases and clinical cardiac electrophysiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Dr. Chow has many publications regarding sudden cardiac arrest prevention, ICD therapy, and microvolt T-wave alternans. He has also received a number of research awards.

Cardiac electrophysiology is the science of elucidating, diagnosing, and treating the electrical activities of the heart. Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart as well as some parts of the circulatory system. In today’s fast changing and technologically advanced medical environment, Dr. Chow’s training and experience in cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology allow the highest standard of care for patients.

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