Dr. Arun Narayanan is a Clinical Electrophysiologist and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at UTMB. He completed his medical training at the American University of Antigua, followed by his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. His interest in cardiology led him to pursue a fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital where he was Chief Fellow. He then completed his advanced fellowship training in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He is quintuple board certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and Echocardiography.
Dr. Narayanan specializes in the diagnosis and management of cardiac arrhythmias, including catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, and ventricular tachycardia, as well as cardiac device implantation for treatment of slow heart rhythms and prevention of sudden cardiac death. He also performs left atrial appendage closure and device extraction procedures. He has published several manuscripts and presented at national conferences including Heart Rhythm Society, American College of Cardiology, and American Heart Association. His research interests include hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sudden cardiac death, and subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.
Dr. Narayanan is a proud, native Texan. He loves traveling, Houston sports, and spending lazy weekends at home with his wife and son.
MD, American University of Antigua - Coolidge, 2014
Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, TX, 2015
Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, TX, 2017
Cardiology, New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital - Brooklyn, NY, 2020
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA, 2022
American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2023
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 2022
National Board of Echocardiography, 2019
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 2019
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2017