Madhan Sundaram, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Program Director of Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology Fellowships
  • Director of Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Endovascular Services, Banner - University Medical Center, Tucson

Dr. Madhan Sundaram is the Director of Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Endovascular Services at the Banner University Medical Center, Tucson. He is an interventional cardiologist and faculty member with the section of cardiology at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center. He sees patients at Banner University Medical Center Tucson, north campus clinic. He is the associate program director for cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology fellowships at the University of Arizona.

Dr. Sundaram earned his medical degree at the P.S.G. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in India.  He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Arizona and was selected to be the chief medical resident. Following that, he completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the University of Arizona where he also served as the chief cardiology fellow.  He then completed his fellowship in interventional cardiology at the University of Kentucky where he spent an additional year specializing in peripheral vascular disease and structural heart disease interventions.

He is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography, and internal medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and Fellow of Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI).

His clinical interests include complex coronary interventions, chronic total occlusions, endovascular peripheral interventions, interventions for acute pulmonary embolism and structural heart disease interventions. 

Structural Heart and Heart Valve Disease clinicians typically evaluate patients at Banner - University Medical Center North and conduct procedures at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson. Phone number: 520-694-4686 • Fax: (520) 694-1007

Research Interests: 

Dr. Sundaram’s research interests include applicability of various cardiac interventions in older adults, clinical trials in coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease, pulmonary embolism, acute coronary syndrome, hyperlipidemia and use of adjunctive atherectomy in endovascular interventions. He has published in various scientific journals and has authored numerous textbook chapters. He is also an expert peer reviewer for various geriatrics, cardiology and critical care journals. He also serves as a member of a scientific advisory board, faculty of the International Academy of Cardiology and World Congress of Cardiology. He has received young investigator travel awards from the Heart Failure Society of America and the American Heart Association. He serves as faculty for various national interventional cardiology meetings and as a question writer for ACC CATHSAP.

PubMed Research Summary:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Madhan+Shanmugasundaram

Degrees
  • MBBS: P.S.G. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, India, 2005
Honors and Awards
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, 7/2010 – 6/2011
  • Associate Reynolds Scholar in Aging, 2010
  • Biography included in Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2011
  • Expert Reviewer Heart Journal, Clinical Lipidology, European Heart Journal, American Journal of Critical Care Medicine, 2011
  • Chief Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, 7/2013 – 6/2014
  • Faculty, ACC Fellows in Training Medical Jeopardy, 2014
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Board, Faculty of International Academy of Cardiology and World Congress of Cardiology, 2014 - present
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC), 2016 - present
  • International Faculty, 68th Annual Conference of Cardiological Society of India, Kochi, India, 2016
  • Invited Lecture at the 22nd World Congress on Heart Disease, International Academy of Cardiology, Annual Scientific Sessions 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Early Career Award, Cardiovascular Innovations (CVI 2017), Denver, CO
  • Young Leadership Award, Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT 2018), Washington, DC, 2017 - 2018
  • Invited Faculty, Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT 2018), Washington, DC, 2017 - 2018
  • Board of Directors, Biomedical Research and Education Foundation of Southern Arizona (BREFSA), 2017
  • Associate Reviewer Program, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Journal, 2017
  • Chair, Quality Committee and AZ ACC Board Member, Arizona State ACC Chapter, 2017-2019
  • Invited Faculty, Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Orlando, FL, 2018
  • Invited Faculty, Cardiovascular Innovations (CVI 2018), Denver, CO, 2018
  • First in Service Award, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, 2018
  • Graduate, Virtual Aspiring Leadership Program (VA enterprise wide leadership program), 2018
  • Fellow of Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI), 2018
  • Member, Vascular Disease Council, SCAI, 2018
  • Invited Faculty, SCAI Scientific Session, Las Vegas, NV, 2019
  • Invited Faculty, CRT 2019, Washington, DC, 2019 CATHSAP Performance Question Writer
  • Abstract Reviewer, SCAI 2019
  • Abstract Reviewer, CRT 2019
  • Acting Chair of Research and Development Committee, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, 2019
  • Invited Faculty, Complex Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Orlando, FL, 2019
  • Emerging Leader Mentorship, SCAI ELM Circle Member Invited Faculty, CRT 2020, Washington, DC, 2019-2021
  • Sarver Heart Center Cardiology Fellowship Program Procedural Teaching Faculty of the Year Award, 2019-2020
Residency
  • Chief Resident, University of Arizona College of Medicine -Tucson, Internal Medicine, 2007-2011
Fellowship
  • University of Kentucky, Peripheral Vascular and Structural Heart Disease, 2015-2016
  • University of Kentucky, Interventional Cardiology, 2014-2015
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine- Tucson, Cardiovascular Disease, 2011-2014
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, 2015
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 2014
  • National Board of Echocardiography, 2013
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2010