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Gur Adhar, MD


Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-325-3090

Office: UPMC Mercy Health Center
1515 Locust Street, 5th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-325-3090
Clinical Interest
Diagnosis and management of cardiac arrythmias
Educational Interest
Cardiac electrophysiology
Selected Publications:
Bardy GH, Stewart RB, Ivey TD, Grahm DL, Adhar GC, Greene HL. Intra operative comparison of sequential pulse and single pulse defibrillation in candidates for Automatic Implantable Defibrillation. Am J Cardiology. 1987; 60(7): 618-24.
Adhar GC, Swerdlow CD, Lance BL, Clay D, Bardy GH, Greene HL. Tocainide for Drug Resistant sustained ventricular arrythmias. J Am Coll Cardiology. 1988; 11(1): 124-31.
Adhar GC, Larson LW, Bardy GH, Greene HL. Sustained Ventricular Arrythmias- difference between survivors of cardiac arrest and recurrent sustained ventricular tachycardia. J Am Coll Cardiology. 1988; 12: 159-65.
McCabe JL, Adhar GC, Menegazzi JJ, Paris PM. Intravenous Adenosine in the Pre-hospital treatment of Supraventricular Tachycardia. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 1992; 21(4): 358-61.
Ramireddy K, Kane KM, Adhar GC. Acquired episodic complete heart block after high dose chemotherapy with cyclophosphamide and thiotepa. American Heart Journal. 1994; 127(3): 701-4.
Notable Achievements
Best Teacher Award- Department of Medicine, 2015
Best Teacher Award- Dept of Medicine UPMC Mercy, 2013
Pittsburgh Top 100 Physicians, 2012
Best Teacher Award- Dept of Medicine UPMC Mercy, 2012
Meritorious award - innovation in Medicine; Mercy, 2004