UC Irvine Health cardiologist Dr. Teferi Mitiku specializes in cardiac arrhythmia and cardiac electrophysiology.

Teferi Y. Mitiku
, MD

Specialties

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Arrhythmia management and device implantation, Atrial fibrillation, Electrophysiology, Radiofrequency ablation, Tachycardia (ventricular and superventricular)

Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease [Internal Medicine]
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology [IM-Cardio]
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Language
  • English
Gender
Male
Medical School
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Residency
Stanford University Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Fellowship
Yale New HavenCardiovascular Medicine
Yale New Haven HospitalElectrophysiology
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Clinical Professor — Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
  • Member — American College of Cardiology
  • Member — American Medical Association
  • Member — Heart Rhythm Society
Awards and Recognition
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society — Wayne State University School of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Teferi Mitiku is a board-certified UC Irvine Health cardiologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders and device-based therapies.

His clinical interests include radiofrequency ablation of complex arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation, tachycardia and flutter due to structural heart disease. He also is highly skilled in the implantation of pacemakers, internal defibrillators (ICD) and biventricular devices (BIV/ICD) for cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Mitiku earned his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, Calif., and a fellowship in cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Conn. He comes to UC Irvine from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Mich., where he served as director of its complex ablation program.

He is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society, the American Medical Association and the American College of Cardiology.

UC Irvine Health Cardiovascular Center
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Orange, CA 92868
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