Mihail G. Chelu, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

Mihail G. Chelu, M.D., Ph.D. Photo

Positions

Associate Professor
Medicine - Cardiology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Director of Electrophysiology
Baylor Heart Clinic
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Director of Clinical Electrophysiology Research
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Medical Director
Inherited Arrhythmia and Cardiomyopathy Clinic
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Associate Program Director
Electrophysiology Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine

Addresses

Baylor Heart Clinic (Work)
6620 Main Street, Suite 1225
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-2545
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Baylor Heart Clinic (Clinic)
6620 Main Street, Suite 1225
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-2545
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Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Cardiovascular Disease American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Adult Echocardiography National Board of Echocardiography

  • Nuclear Cardiology Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

  • Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

  • MD from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy
    09/2000 - Cluj-Napoca Romania
  • PhD from Baylor College of Medicine
    09/2006 - Houston, Texas United States

    Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

  • Clinical Fellowship at Texas Heart Institute at St Luke's Episcopal Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine
    06/2013 - Houston, Texas United States

    Cardiac Electrophysiology

  • Clinical Fellowship at Texas Heart Institute at St Luke's Episcopal Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine
    06/2012 - Houston, Texas United States

    Cardiovascular Disease

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
    03/2009 - Houston, Texas United States

    Internal Medicine/Clinical Investigator Pathway

  • Residency at University of Texas Health Science Center
    03/2009 - Houston, Texas United States

    Internal Medicine/Clinical Investigator Pathway

  • Internship at University of Texas Health Science Center
    03/2006 - Houston, Texas United States

    Internal Medicine

  • MS from Babes-Bolyai University
    06/1997 - Cluj-Napoca Romania

    Theoretical Physics

  • BS from Babes-Bolyai University
    06/1996 - Cluj-Napoca Romania

    Physics

Gender

  • Male

Professional Statement

Dr. Chelu's research interests include: 1. molecular mechanisms and genetics of cardiac arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies; 2. developing magnetic resonance imaging protocols to image left atrial scar and characterize biophysics of ablation; and 3. integration of sensors and mobile platforms to monitor, identify disease signatures, and determine impact on quality of life. 4. cybersecurity of cardiac electrophysiology devices.

Professional Interests

  • Inherited cardiac arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies

  • Sudden cardiac death

  • Ablation of complex atrial flutters and fibrillation

  • Ablation of ventricular arrhythmias

  • Implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization therapy devices

Professional Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

  • Cardiology