Tushar Vora, MD, FACC

Tushar Vora, MD, FACC
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University of Minnesota Heart Care - Edina
Fairview Southdale Hospital
6405 France Ave. S.
Edina MN 55435

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I believe in providing compassionate, personalized, state-of-the-art care for my patients. My objective is to develop a strong partnership with each patient in our journey together to improve overall cardiovascular health and quality of life.

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2000 Received the Norman Chasin award for the Best Intern of the year during the Internal Medicine Residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo

2001 Seigel Award for the best teacher among medical residents awarded by the medical student community at State University of NewYork at Buffalo

Director of Non Invasive Cardiology, Community Division, Fairview Southdale and Ridges Hospital

Director Of Echocardiography, Fairview Southdale, Fairview Ridges, Fairview Lakes Hospital

Co-Director of Cardiovascular CTA, Community Division, Fairview Southdale Hospital and Outpatient Imaging Center

District Counselor, Minnesota Chapter of American College of Cardiology

Member of the American College of Cardiology; Member of the American Society of Echocardiography

Member of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography


Tushar Vora, Prashant Pendyala, Holger Schuneman, Angel Lopez Candales. Prolongation of QTc Interval during Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography: A marker for ischemia. Coronary Artery Disease, 2003.

Vora Tushar, Thomas Lajos, Angel Lopez Candales. Unusual Presentation of Papillary Fibroelastoma: Utility of serial Transesophageal Echocardiograms, published in journal Echocardiography.


Trans-esophageal evaluation for cardiac source of emboli in patients with ischemic cerebrovascular event.  Vijayasekaran S, Vora T, Pendyala P, Lopez-Candales A. Poster Presentation at the 2001 Annual American Society of Echocardiography Meeting.

Exercise Tolerance Improves after Intermittent Inotrope Therapy in Out-Patients with Advanced Heart Failure. Tushar R Vora, William. J. Gibbons, Angel Lopez-Candales. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2001;7(3):21. Poster Presentation at the Fifth Annual Heart Failure Society of America Meeting, Washington DC, September 2001.

Intermittent Inotrope Infusion Therapy Leads to Increased QT Duration and QT Dispersion. Tushar R Vora, Sridhar Vijayasekaran, Prashant Pendyala, Angel Lopez Candales. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2001;7(3):65. Poster Presentation at the Fifth Annual Heart Failure Society of America Meeting, Washington DC, September 2001.

Relationship between Depression and Congestive Heart Failure among stable Patients in Outpatient Setting. Tushar Vora, Sridhar Vijayasekaran, Angel Lopez Candales. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2001;7(3):67. Poster Presentation at the Fifth Annual Heart Failure Society of America Meeting, Washington DC, September 2001.

Outpatient Intermittent Inotrope Therapy in patients with Advanced Heart Failure: A Double-Blind Randomized Study. Tushar R Vora, Chris Carron, Paula Simmons, Angel-Lopez Candales. Chest, 2001;120(4):179S. Accepted for oral presentation at the Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting of American College of Chest Physicians, November 2001.

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