Biography

In 1984, Dr. Hariharan graduated from Kilpauk Medical College in India with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery.  He went on to obtain his Doctor of Medicine at Jawaharal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research in India in 1987. After receiving specialized cardiology training as a Cardiology Registrar at St. Thomas Hospital in London and St. James University Hospital in Leeds, he came to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) McGovern Medical School, where he completed his Internal Medicine residency in 1994.  He finished his Cardiovascular Disease fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in 2002 and his Cardiac Electrophysiology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in 2003. He is currently a Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Section at UTHealth,  the Medical Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Memorial Hermann Hospital –Texas Medical Center and the Vice President & Senior Physician Executive – Practice Plan, MSDRP Administration.

 

Education

Medical Degree
Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India
Residency
Internal Medicine, UTHealth McGovern Medical School
Fellowship
Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute
Fellowship
Cardiac Electrophysiology, Texas Heart Institute

Areas of Interest

Research Interests

Ablation of complex arrhythmias such as Atrial Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy for Congestive Heart Failure, Lead extraction,  Novel pacing strategies and Phrenic nerve pacing for sleep apnea.

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine – Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
American Board of Internal Medicine – Adult Congenital Heart Disease