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Rishi Arora, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

BIOGRAPHY


Rishi Arora, MD, an attending cardiologist specializing in cardiac electrophysiology, is the director of Experimental Electrophysiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and a member of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. His clinical experience includes catheter ablation, electrophysiology and transvenous pacemakers.

Dr. Arora is an assistant professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. His current research initiatives include a study of the role of the pulmonary veins in the genesis and maintenance of atrial fibrillation. He holds a 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the role of stretch in focal atrial fibrillation, through the Mentored Clinical Scientist Award program.

Dr. Arora was awarded the Kenneth M. Rosen Fellowship in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology by the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology in 2000. He is board certified in cardiac electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. Dr. Arora is fluent in Hindi and Punjabi.

A graduate of Delhi University in India, Dr. Arora completed his internship at New York Hospital Medical Center in Queens, N.Y. He conducted his residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital and fellowships at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center and Indiana University Medical Center.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Delhi University (India) - 1991
  • Residency
    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell - 1997
  • Fellowship
    Indiana Univ. Medical Ctr. - 2002

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-664-3278
Monday
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Electrophysiology
  • Pacemakers

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus