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  • Mehrnaz Nicole Jamali MD

    Mehrnaz Nicole Jamali MD

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine

    BioDr. M. Nicole Jamali focus has been in leadership, scientific innovation and streamlining business ventures. Over the past 20 years since graduation from Stanford Internal Medicine Residency, she has held National Positions in AMA as Western Caucus Chair and Appointee to Joint Commission Board. She was reelected to Board of Joint Commission three terms for total of 9 years. She helped rewrite multiple TJC Standards including creation of the Stroke Center of excellence standards and annual "new ideas section of the board". At AMA she authored and passed multiple House rules on variety of subjects affecting thousands of providers and healthcare centers. Her experiences in private practice, group practice, Hospitalist, Insurance Directorship lead to multiple innovative projects including first e-prescription covering both meds and DME in 1999 titled eRemedy,. She then created the first wrong site surgery device which was patented. This project lead to creation of first Transplant App called TPOD which was then simplified to TAPP. It was beta tested in USC and perfected in UCSF Transplant.
    Her work with various Insurance companies resulted in streamlined programs and teaching modules improving patient access to health care and millions of dollars in hospital savings of unnecessary admissions.
    Her work in creation and streamlining and connecting with local Primary Care providers resulted in rapid expansion of the Hospitalist program of local Hospital by 300%
    She is currently interested in Haptic and AI technologies in Medicine and providing 24/7 care to our veterans in remote locations or even the battlefield.
    She is currently Clinical Associated Professor and the lead Hospitalist in the new Stanford Cardiovascular Hospitalist Program and enjoys the daily interaction with patients . She truly believes that her mission in life is to be at the bedside of ill patients. She treats them as one of her own family. It is not atypical for her to hand out her personal phone number to make sure they feel safe even when discharged.

  • Roy Mattathu John, MD, PhD, FRCP

    Roy Mattathu John, MD, PhD, FRCP

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine

    BioDr. John is a fellowship-trained cardiologist with more than 25 years of experience. He is a clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    He originally earned board certification in clinical cardiac electrophysiology in 1996 and has continued to recertify. He also has earned board certification in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine.

    Dr. John diagnoses and manages all forms of cardiac arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias. His special interests include catheter ablation for SVT, atrial arrhythmias, pacemaker and defibrillator implants, and lead extraction.

    He has conducted extensive research. He has participated in large multi-center clinical trials, including over 30 studies as a primary investigator of drugs, devices, and ablation techniques. He helped pioneer a new way to manage scar-related ventricular tachycardia. He also helped develop innovations in cardiac pacemaker technology.

    Dr. John has authored over 200 publications that include 126 original research papers. They have appeared in reputed journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation, Lancet, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, Heart Rhythm, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, and many more. Topics have included innovative, new techniques and technologies for the treatment of supraventricular arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, catheter ablation, lead extraction, cardiac pacing, and defibrillation.

    He was a member of the editorial board for Circulation and is currently on the editorial board of the publications Heart Rhythm Journal, Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Journal of Cardiac Electrophysiology, and Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management.

    Dr. John also has written several chapters for medical textbooks such as Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Zipes Textbook on Cardiac Electrophysiology - Cell to Bedside, Conn’s Current Therapy, Electrical Disorders of the Heart, Cardiac Mapping, and many more.

    He has made invited presentations to his peers at scientific sessions of the Heart Rhythm Society, American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and Heart Failure Society. He has delivered more than 60 national and international lectures. Subjects include cardiac pacing, defibrillation, heart failure, and arrhythmia management including catheter ablation for arrhythmias.

    Dr. John is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Society, and Royal College of Physicians of London.

    He has volunteered his time and expertise to provide free cardiac care to underserved patients in Bolivia, India, and Kenya.