Uma Srivatsa, M.B.B.S., MAS

Uma N. Srivatsa, M.B.B.S., MAS


Cardiac Electrophysiology


Cardiovascular Medicine

Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine


  • Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Fellowship director, cardiac electrophysiology


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Philosophy of Care

Dr. Srivatsa believes in improving quality of life and likes to make a collective recommendation regarding treatment options, taking into consideration the individual patient's approach to life.

Having originated from the East, she understands and adapts to diverse cultural beliefs.

In addition to invasive treatments, she incorporates lifestyle management techniques such as meditation for improved well-being.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Srivatsa is a cardiologist with specialization in arrhythmias and electrophysiology. She has special interest in complex arrhythmia management including atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and arrhythmias in congenital heart disease.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Srivatsa is interested in clinical outcome studies of ablative treatment for arrhythmias.


Cardiovascular Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

Cardiovascular Services


M.B.B.S., Tirunelveli Medical College, Madurai Kamaraj University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, 1984-1990


Kilpauk Medical College, Kilpauk, Chennai, 1997

West LA VA Medical Center/UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 1999


Electrophysiology, UC San Diego, San Diego, California, 2003-2005

Cardiology, West LA VA Medical Center/OVMC/UCLA, Los Angeles, 2000-2003

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999

American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2005

American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, 2003

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology

Heart Rhythm Society

Honors and Awards

Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society, 2009

Fellow, American College of Cardiology, 2011

QI subcommittee for Heart Rhythm Society, 2014

Leader, medical mission to India awarded by Children´┐Żs Lifeline, San Diego, 2014

Faculty research award, UC Davis, 2018

Select Recent Publications

Matthew Glassy, Nayereh Pezeshkian, Yingbo Yang, Uma N Srivatsa. Cause for the pause- obstructive sleep apnea Am J Med. 2018 Feb;131(2):141-143

Matthew Glassy, Nayereh Pezeshkian, Yingbo Yang, Uma Srivatsa. Resolution of AV block after ablation for atrial fibrillation. J Atr Fibrillation. 2017 Aug 31;10(2):1658

Uma N Srivatsa, Eric J Nordsieck, Nayereh Pezeshkian, Yingbo Yang, Jeffrey Southard. Ablation of frequent premature ventricular complexes arising from left ventricular outflow tract following trans-catheter aortic valve replacement. Heart Rhythm case reports 2017 (accepted)

Uma Srivatsa, Beate Danielsen, Ezra Amsterdam, Yingbo Yang, Dali Fan, Nayereh Pezeshkian, MPH, Richard H White. CAlifornia study of ABLation (CAABL): early utilization after index hospitalization for non-valvular atrial fibrillation. J Atr Fibrillation. 2017 Jun 30;10(1):1599

Srivatsa U, Swaminathan K, SA Muvarah, Amsterdam EA, Shantaraman K. Sudden cardiac death in South Indiaincidence, risk factors and pathology. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology. 2016, 16(4):121-125

Ling EB, Stayton TL, Stripe BR, Srivatsa U, Amsterdam E, Venugopal S.Too Fast for Comfort: Tachycardia in Post Ablation Wolf Parkinson White. Am J Med. 2016 Nov;129(11):e269-e272

Anderson I, Amsterdam EA, Srivatsa U. New Left Bundle Branch Block - Not Always Acute Myocardial Infarction. Am J Med. 2015 Sep;128(9):963-5

Maia Eng, William Wung, Uma N Srivatsa and Gagan D Singh . “ C” trouble: Class IC Antiarrhythmic toxicity. J Cardiovasc Med Cardiol 4(2): 033-037.

Bukkapatnam RN, Robinson M, Turnipseed S, Amsterdam E, Srivatsa UN. Troponin testing- not significant for CAD in supraventricular tachycardia. Am J Cardiol 2010;106:374-377.

Bukkapatnam RN, Robinson M, Turnipseed S, Tancredi D, Amsterdam E, Srivatsa UN. Relationship of myocardial ischemia and injury to coronary artery disease in patients with supraventricular tachycardia. Am J Cardiol 2010 Aug;106(3):374-7.

Uma N Srivatsa. Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy vs Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation. JAMA 2010;303(18):1809.

Lindberg M, Amsterdam EA, Li Z, Srivatsa U. "QRS Duration, an Indirect Reflection of Ventricular Synergy, Is not Altered in Decompensated Heart Failure." Critical Pathways in Cardiology 2009;8(2):88-90.