Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Training Program


Contact Information
Faculty Office Tower, Room 930
1530 3rd Avene South
Birmingham Alabama 35294-3400





Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham (2006-2007)

Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham (2003-2006)

Internal Medicine Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham (2000-2003)

Medical Degree 
Guntur Medical College, India (1997)

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Cardiology - Electrophysiology (2007)
American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (2006)
American Board of Internal Medicine (2003)

 Society Memberships

Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society
Member, American Heart Association




Clinical Interests

Ablation of complex arrhythmias




 UAB School of Medicine

Clinical Co-director, Cardiovascular Module for Medical Students




Selected Journal Articles

Doppalapudi H, Yamada T, Kay GN. Complications during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: identification and prevention. Heart Rhythm. 2009 Dec;6(12 Suppl):S18-25. Epub 2009 Oct 23. Review.
PMID: 19864189

Doppalapudi H, Yamada T, Ramaswamy K, Ahn J, Kay GN. Idiopathic focal epicardial ventricular tachycardia originating from the crux of the heart. Heart Rhythm. 2009 Jan;6(1):44-50. Epub 2008 Sep 27.
PMID: 19121799

Doppalapudi H, Jin Q, Dosdall DJ, Qin H, Walcott GP, Killingsworth CR, Smith WM, Ideker RE, Huang J. Intracoronary infusion of catecholamines causes focal arrhythmias in pigs. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 Sep;19(9):963-70. Epub 2008 May 9. PubMed PMID: 18479338
PMCID: PMC2628801

Doppalapudi H, Yamada T, McElderry HT, Plumb VJ, Epstein AE, Kay GN. Ventricular tachycardia originating from the posterior papillary muscle in the left ventricle: a distinct clinical syndrome. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2008 Apr;1(1):23-9.
PMID: 19808390

PubMed Listings

Harish Doppalapudi, MD