Raja Selvaraj

Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Additional Professor and HOD
Department of Cardiology, JIPMER

Experience

Jan 2010present

Additional Professor of Cardiology

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Puducherry, India
  • Currently Head of Department
  • Chief Electrophysiologist. Perform about 200 ablations and 200 implants per year.
  • Involved in teaching Cardiology trainees
Jan 2003Jan 2005

Senior Resident in Cardiology

Southern Railway Hospital Perambur, Chennai
Mar 1999Dec 2002

Senior House Officer in Cardiology

Southern Railway Hospital Perambur, Chennai

Education

Apr 2005Jun 2009

Fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

University of Toronto Toronto, Canada
Jan 2000Jun 2003

Diplomate of National Board (Cardiology)

Southern Railway Hospital Perambur, Chennai
Jan 1996Jan 1999

MD (Pediatrics)

Grant Medical College Mumbai
Jan 1989Jan 1995

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Kilpauk Medical College Chennai

Research Summary

Publications

I have published 101 articles in peer reviewed journals and 4 books / book chapters. My h-index is 9. Full list of publications is here

Editorial experience

Associate Editor, Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal

Reviewer

Served as reviewer for many national and international journals including Heart Rhythm, Europace, Circulation Arrhythmia and Heart Asia

Selected Publications

2018

Effects of conscious sedation on tachycardia inducibility and patient comfort during ablation of supraventricular tachycardia. A randomized controlled study

Europace 2018 - Accepted for publication
Raja J. Selvaraj, Subash Dukiya, Ajith Ananthakrishna Pillai, Santhosh Satheesh, Jayaraman Balachander
2017

Reuse of pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation devices.

Heart Asia 2017;40(5):568-577
Selvaraj RJ, Sakthivel R, Satheesh S, Ananthakrishna Pillai A, Sagnol P, Jouven X, Dodinot B, Balachander J.
2016

Radiofrequency ablation of posteroseptal accessory pathways associated with coronary sinus diverticula

Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology 2016;47(2):253-259.
Selvaraj RJ, Sarin K, Singh VR, Satheesh S, Pillai AA, Kumar M, Balachander J.
2011

Microscopic Systolic Pressure Alternans in Human Cardiomyopathy - Noninvasive Evaluation of a Novel Risk Marker and Correlation with Microvolt T wave Alternans.

Heart Rhythm. 2011 Feb;8(2):236-43
Raja Selvaraj, Adrian Suszko, Anandaraja Subramanian, Susanna Mak, Rodrigo Wainstein, Vijay Chauhan.
2009

Body Surface Projection of Action Potential Duration Alternans: A Combined Clinical Modeling Study with Implications for Improving T Wave Alternans Detection.

Heart Rhythm 2009 Aug;6(8):1211-1219
Raja J. Selvaraj}, Adrian M. Suszko, Anandaraja Subramanian, Dhinesh Sivananthan, Ann Hill, Kumaraswamy Nanthakumar and Vijay S. Chauhan.
2007

Endocardial and epicardial repolarization alternans in human cardiomyopathy: Evidence for spatiotemporal heterogeneity and discordance.

Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2007;49:338–46
Raja J. Selvaraj}, Peter Picton, Kumaraswamy Nanthakumar, Susanna Mak, and Vijay S. Chauhan.