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Devender N. Akula, M.D.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Devender N. Akula, M.D., F.A.C.C.

1 Brace Road, Suite C
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Tel (856) 428-4100
Fax (856) 428-5748

PERSONAL DATA

Date of Birth: 1971

EDUCATION

9/1988-12/1994
Osmania Medical College
Hyderabad, India
Degree: M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

7/1997-6/2000
Resident - Department of Internal Medicine
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ

6/2000-6/2001
Chief Resident - Department of Internal Medicine
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ

7/2001-6/2004
Cardiology Fellow - Department of Cardiology
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ

7/2003-6/2004
Chief Cardiology Fellow - Department of Cardiology
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ

7/2004-6/30/05
Electrophysiology Fellow - Department of Cardiology
Trained under Eric N. Prystowsky, M.D.
at St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cardiac Electrophysiology

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Virtua - West Jersey Health System, Camden, Marlton, Berlin, Voorhees, NJ
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
Underwood Memorial Hospital
Cooper Hospital/UMC

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Member, Heart Rhythm Society
Member, American Medical Association
Member, Medical Society of New Jersey

RESEARCH PROJECTS

2007 CONNECT - Principal Investigator
2007 ASSERT - Sub-Investigator
2007 EPIC II - Sub-Investigator
2007 DETECT - Sub-Investigator

PUBLICATIONS

Akula D, Palmeri S, Casazza L, Palmeri B: "Failure to Diagnose clinical Depression by Cardiology Staff in Patients Presenting with Acute Coronary Syndrome." Oral presentation of the abstract, November 2001, American Heart Association Meeting, Anaheim CA.

Akula D, Palmeri S, Moreyra A: "Coronary Artery Disease Progression in Adults with Angiographically Normal Arteries." Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Abstract accepted at Second Annual Cardiology Forum of Excellence, November 2002, Chicago, IL.

"Fulminant Babesiosis in an Immunocompetent Host - A Case Report." Abstract submitted to the American College of Physicians, New Jersey Chapter, Regional Meeting, Year 2000. Poster presentation at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Internal Medicine Department First Annual Research Day, May 10, 2000.

Shah M, Akula D, Nahass R: "Avascular Necrosis in HIV Patients on Potent Antiretroviral Therapy - Case Series." University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Abstract submitted to the American College of Physicians, New Jersey Chapter, Regional Meeting, Year 2001. Poster presentation at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Internal Medicine Department First Annual Research Day, May 10, 2000.

Sterman P, Akula D: "Severe Iron Deficiency Anemia - A Case Report." University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Abstract submitted to the American College of Physicians, New Jersey Chapter, Regional Meeting, Year 2001.

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