Roderick Tung

Chief, Division of Cardiology
Director, Cardiovascular Clinical Research
Member of the Graduate Faculty
Director, Cardiovascular Center, Banner - UMC Phoenix

Dr. Roderick Tung serves as the division chief of Cardiology and director of Cardiovascular Clinical Research for the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix. He also serves as the director of the Cardiovascular Center at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

His vision is to create a premier cardiovascular destination in the Southwest with programs of distinction that deliver exceptional clinical outcomes through compassionate and innovative care.

Dr. Tung previously served as the director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Chicago and as a professor of Medicine at the Pritzker School of Medicine. Under his leadership, the program achieved a global reputation for both clinical and academic advancements in the field.

Dr. Tung earned his MD at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois; completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the Department of Internal Medicine; completed his cardiology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California; and trained in cardiac electrophysiology at Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.

He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, as well as clinical cardiac electrophysiology and is an internationally recognized expert.

Research Interests: 

Cardiovascular clinical research 

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