Dr. Rupa Bala, board certified in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiovascular disease, specializes in the management of complex arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and premature ventricular contractions.
Dr. Bala comes to the University of Arizona from Oregon Health and Sciences University where she was an associate professor of medicine and director of complex ablation in the Department of Electrophysiology in the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. Prior to this position, she served as an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine for eight years. She completed her medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine and her medical residency at University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Bala completed her cardiology and electrophysiology fellowships at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Her clinical and research interests are based on the ablation of complex arrhythmias, including ventricular tachycardia in structural heart disease and idiopathic premature ventricular contractions. She has authored or co-authored over 60 research publications.