About

Education & Training

Medical School

Maulana Azad Medical College

Residency

Internal Medicine

  • Harbor Hospital

Fellowship

Cardiovascular Disease

  • Tulane University School of Medicine

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boards

American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine/Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Insurances

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Academic Information

Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine

Office

1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

P. 573-884-3278
F. 573-882-7743

Research Interests

  • Low fluoroscopic radiofrequency ablation
  • Epidemiology of atrial fibrillation

Areas of Expertise

  • Ablation for atrial fibrillation and atrial tachycardia
  • Ablation for ventricular tachycardia
  • Ablation for supraventricular tachycardia
  • Implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators and biventricular ICDs
  • Management of cardiac arrhythmias

Awards & Honors

  • Ablation for atrial fibrillation and atrial tachycardia
  • Ablation for ventricular tachycardia
  • Ablation for supraventricular tachycardia
  • Implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators and biventricular ICDs
  • Management of cardiac arrhythmias

Publications

  • Siddamsetti S, Shinn A, Gautam S.
    Remote programming of cardiac implantable electronic devices: A novel approach to program cardiac devices for magnetic resonance imaging.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022 May;33(5):1005-1009. doi: 10.1111/jce.15434. Epub 2022 Mar 12. PMID: 35243710.
  • Aksu T, Padmanabhan D, Shenthar J, Yalin K, Gautam S, Valappil SP, Banavalikar B, Guler TE, Bozyel S, Tanboga IH, Lakkireddy D, Olshansky RB, Gopinathannair R.
    The benefit of cardioneuroablation to reduce syncope recurrence in vasovagal syncope patients: a case-control study.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2022 Jan;63(1):77-86. doi: 10.1007/s10840-020-00938-0. Epub 2021 Feb 1. PMID: 33527216.
  • Iqbal AM, Gautam S, Flaker G.
    Cross stimulation and unusual ventricular activation in a patient with dual chamber pacemaker.
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2022 Mar 19:e12948. doi: 10.1111/anec.12948. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35305546.
  • Iqbal AM, Li KY, Aznaurov SG, Lugo RM, Venkataraman R, Gautam S.
    Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation can be safely performed without invasive hemodynamic monitoring: A multi-center study.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2022 Feb 19. doi: 10.1007/s10840-022-01151-x. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35182273.
  • Siddamsetti S, Kumar S, Gautam S.
    Incidentally detected accessory left atrial appendage in a patient being planned for left atrial appendage closure.
    HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2021 May 18;7(10):709-711. doi: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2021.05.007. PMID: 34712572; PMCID: PMC8530810.
  • Lechner A, Alderson T, Gautam S, Flaker G.
    Ventricular fibrillation due to coronary spasm after pepper spray.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2021 Mar;44(3):548-551. doi: 10.1111/pace.14146. Epub 2021 Jan 5. PMID: 33368435.
  • Aksu T, Turagam M, Gautam S, Futyma P, Akella K, Baysal E, Bozyel S, Yalin K, Padmanabhan D, Shenthar J, Natale A, Lakkireddy D, Gopinathannair R.
    Effects of permanent cardiac pacing on ventricular repolarization when compared to cardioneuroablation.
    J Electrocardiol. 2021 Jul-Aug;67:13-18. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2021.04.006. Epub 2021 Apr 21. PMID: 33984570.
  • Halawa A, Jain R, Turagam MK, Kusumoto FM, Woldu HG, Gautam S.
    Outcome of implantable cardioverter defibrillator in cardiac sarcoidosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2020 Aug;58(2):233-242.doi: 10.1007/s10840-020-00705-1. Epub 2020 Feb 15. PMID: 32062788.
  • Gautam S.
    Primum Non Nocere: Befriend the Access.
    JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2020 Jan;6(1):125-126. doi: 10.1016/j.jacep.2019.07.021. PMID: 31971900.
  • Jain R, Gautam S, Wu C, Shen C, Jain A, Giesdal O, Chahal H, Lin H, Bluemke DA, Soliman EZ, Nazarian S, Lima JAC.
    Prognostic implications of QRS dispersion for major adverse cardiovascular events in asymptomatic women and men: the
    Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.
  • Payne JE, Koerber SM, Bickel T, Ghadban R, Flaker G, Gautam S.
    Higher initial weight-based heparin dosing is required with direct oral anticoagulants during catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2020 Aug;58(2):185-191. doi: 10.1007/s10840-019-00579-y. Epub 2019 Jun 22. PMID:
    31230179.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2019 Oct;56(1):45-53. doi: 10.1007/s10840-019-00614-y. Epub 2019 Sep 3. PMID:
    31482330.
  • Koerber SM, Turagam MK, Gautam S, Winterfield J, Wharton JM, Lakkireddy D, Gold MR.
    Prophylactic pulmonary vein isolation during cavotricuspid isthmus ablation for atrial flutter: A meta-analysis.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 May;42(5):493-498. doi: 10.1111/pace.13637. Epub 2019 Mar 18. PMID: 30779174.
  • Higashi Y, Gautam S, Delafontaine P, Sukhanov S.
    IGF-1 and cardiovascular disease.
    Growth Horm IGF Res. 2019 Apr;45:6-16. doi: 10.1016/j.ghir.2019.01.002. Epub 2019 Jan 31. PMID: 30735831; PMCID: PMC6504961.
  • Yasar SJ, Bickel T, Zhang S, Akkaya M, Aznaurov SG, Krishnan K, Cuculich PS, Gautam S.
  • Heparin reversal with protamine sulfate is not required in atrial fibrillation ablation with suture hemostasis.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 Dec;30(12):2811-2817. doi: 10.1111/jce.14253. Epub 2019 Nov 5. PMID: 31661173.
  • Halawa A, Dave I, Gautam S.
    Torsade de Pointes with severe vitamin D deficiency, an unusual presentation of a common problem.
    J Cardiol Cases. 2019 Aug 13;20(4):132-134. doi: 10.1016/j.jccase.2019.07.003. PMID: 31969942; PMCID:
    PMC6962715.
  • Bhardwaj B, Kumar SA, Webel R, Gautam S, Chockalingam A.
    Multimodality detection of multiple left ventricular diverticula: A case report and brief review of the literature.
    Echocardiography. 2019 Jan;36(1):184-188. doi: 10.1111/echo.14179. Epub 2018 Oct 30. PMID: 30376597.
  • Das NA, Carpenter AJ, Yoshida T, Kumar SA, Gautam S, Mostany R, Izadpanah R, Kumar A, Mummidi S, Siebenlist U, Chandrasekar B.
    TRAF3IP2 mediates TWEAK/TWEAKR-induced pro-fibrotic responses in cultured cardiac fibroblasts and the heart.
    J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2018 Aug;121:107-123. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2018.07.003. Epub 2018 Jul 5. PMID: 29981796; PMCID: PMC6732793.
  • Koerber SM, Turagam MK, Winterfield J, Gautam S, Gold MR. Use of antibiotic envelopes to prevent cardiac implantable electronic device infections: A meta-analysis. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2018 Apr;29(4):609-615. doi: 10.1111/jce.13436. Epub 2018 Feb 27. PMID: 29364546.
  • Payne J, Bickel T, Gautam S.
    Figure-of-eight sutures for hemostasis result in shorter lab recovery time after ablation for atrial fibrillation.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 Jun 5. doi: 10.1111/pace.13405. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 29869801.
  • Halawa A, Gautam S.
    T wave oversensing in subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator secondary to hematoma formation: A potential cause of
    early postimplantation inappropriate shocks.
    J Arrhythm. 2018 Nov 21;35(1):130-132. doi: 10.1002/joa3.12132. PMID: 30805053; PMCID: PMC6373653.
  • Kusumoto FM, Bailey KR, Chaouki AS, Deshmukh AJ, Gautam S, Kim RJ, Kramer DB, Lambrakos LK, Nasser NH, Sorajja D.
    Systematic Review for the 2017 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for Management of Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias
    and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. Circulation. 2018 Sep 25;138(13):e392-e414. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000550. Erratum in: Circulation. 2018 Sep 25;138(13):e421. PMID: 29084732.
  • Payne J, Aznaurov S, Gautam S.
    Three-way stopcock suture technique for hemostasis after ablation for atrial fibrillation.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2018 Dec;29(12):1724-1727. doi: 10.1111/jce.13712. Epub 2018 Sep 25. PMID:
    30106208.
  • Kusumoto FM, Bailey KR, Chaouki AS, Deshmukh AJ, Gautam S, Kim RJ, Kramer DB, Lambrakos LK, Nasser NH, Sorajja D.
    Systematic Review for the 2017 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for Management of Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice
    Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Oct 2;72(14):1653-1676. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.10.052. Epub 2017 Oct 30. Erratum in: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Oct 2;72(14):1756. PMID: 29097297.
  • Fong HK, Abdullah O, Gautam S.
    Cough as the sole manifestation of pericardial effusion.
    BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Feb 5;2018:bcr2017222327. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-222327. PMID: 29437733; PMCID: PMC5836640.
  • Kusumoto FM, Bailey KR, Chaouki AS, Deshmukh AJ, Gautam S, Kim RJ, Kramer DB, Lambrakos LK, Nasser NH, Sorajja D.
    Systematic review for the 2017 AHA/ACC/HRS guideline for management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. Heart Rhythm. 2018 Oct;15(10):e253-e274. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.10.037. Epub 2017 Nov 4. Erratum in: Heart Rhythm. 2018 Sep 26;: PMID: 29097318.
  • Enriquez AD, Churchill T, Gautam S, Chinitz JS, Barbhaiya CR, Kumar S, John RM, Tedrow UB, Koplan BA, Stevenson WG, Michaud GF.
    Determinants of Heparin Dosing and Complications in Patients Undergoing Left Atrial Ablation on Uninterrupted Rivaroxaban.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Feb;40(2):183-190. doi: 10.1111/pace.13013. PMID: 28054374.
  • Payne J, Gautam S, Weachter R, Flaker G.
    T-wave oversensing during left ventricular pacing causing inappropriate defibrillation.
    HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2017 Jul 31;3(10):464-466. doi: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2017.06.007. PMID: 29062698; PMCID: PMC5643864.
  • Alan Enriquez, Timothy Churchill, Sandeep Gautam, Jason Chinitz, Chirag Barbhaiya, Saurabh Kumar, ROY M. JOHN, USHA B. TEDROW, BRUCE A KOPLAN, WILLIAM G STEVENSON, Gregory Michaud.
    Determinants of Heparin Dosing and Complications in Patients Undergoing Left Atrial Ablation on Uninterrupted Rivaroxaban. Accepted for publication in Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology on 12/17/16.
  • Katta N, Gautam S, Webel R.
    Successful Percutaneous Retrieval of Embolized Septal Occluder Device from Aortic Arch and Placement of a Newer Septal Occluder Device in Combined Procedure. 
    Case Reports in Cardiology Volume 2016, Article ID 1032801.
  • Katta N, Gautam S, Webel R.
    Successful Percutaneous Retrieval of Embolized Septal Occluder Device from Aortic Arch and Placement of a Newer Septal Occluder
    Device in Combined Procedure.
    Case Rep Cardiol. 2016;2016:1032801. doi: 10.1155/2016/1032801. Epub 2016 Dec 27. PMID: 28116175; PMCID: PMC5223011.
  • Ajam T, Kalra V, Shen C, Li X, Gautam S, Kambur T, Barmeda M, Yancey KW, Ajam S, Garlie J, Miller JM, Jain R.
    Natural History of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implanted at or after the Age of 70 years in a Veteran Population: A Single Center Study.
    J Atr Fibrillation. 2016 Dec 31;9(4):1496. doi: 10.4022/jafib.1496. PMID: 29250256; PMCID: PMC5673315.

Editorials 

  • Sandeep Gautam. Fluoroless Ablation: To do now, or to do later, that is the question. The Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management, 7 (2016), 2536–2537
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