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Thomas Ahern, MD

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Dr. Thomas Ahern, MD

Contact

Scripps Clinic, John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee Ave, 3rd Floor
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Biography

Thomas Ahern, MD, is fellowship trained in cardiology and electrophysiology, which is the study of the heart’s electrical system. He specializes in treating patients with abnormal heart rhythms (known as cardiac arrhythmias) as well as congestive heart failure. He is an expert on implantable cardiac devices, including pacemakers, implanted defibrillators and specialized biventricular defibrillators for patients with heart failure.


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1991
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1984

Medical Education

  • Drexel College of Medicine AKA Hahnemann University, MD, 1981

Residencies

  • Hahnemann University Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1984

Fellowships

  • Hahnemann University Hospital, Cardiovascular Disease, 1990
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