Mahendra Mandawat


Mahendra Mandawat


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Cardiology


Dr. Mandawat is an Interventional Cardiologist and a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist. He completed his Interventional Cardiology and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowships SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn, New York. He also did his Internal Medicine residency and internship in New York. Prior to his US training he had extensive invasive Cardiology experience in England and Scotland. His professional interest and expertise are in Cardiac Rhythm management including Cardiac pacemaker, Biventricular pacemakers and Defibrillator implantation. He also performs all types of Coronary and peripheral Interventions. He is Principal Investigator for many studies looking at the mechanism and risk stratification of patient presenting with sudden Cardiac death. He has research publications and book chapters in major Cardiovascular journals.

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  • BB R6518


  • MD, Medicine Univ of Rajasthan, 1980


  • Completed training to perform Orbital Coronary Atherectomy 2015

  • Completed Training to perform Subcutaneous AICD 2014

  • Advanced Radial PCI Course 2012

  • PHY GA State Bd Medical Examiners, 1999

  • ABIMIC ABIM, 2008

  • ABIMC ABIM, 2007

  • ABIM American Board of Int. Medicin, 1999

Awards & Honors

  • Paul Harris Fellow Rotary Club of Augusta, 2012

  • Medical Center’s Special Contribution Award for Excellent Patient Care Augusta VA Medical Center, 2009

  • “First LV Lead Implant in USA at Augusta VAMC by Dr. Mandawat” Augusta Pulse” Spring issue Lead Article, 2008

  • First Cardiologist in US to Implant Left Ventricular Active Fixation pacing lead (Starfix) after FDA approval 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RCAR 5000

  • PHAS 6028

    Adult Medicine Practicum II
  • PHAS 6027

    Adult Medicine Practicum


Selected Recent Publications

  • Myocardial Infarction after Physical Exertion in Healthy Young Patient with Coronary Artery Ectasia and Sickle Cell Trait, 2015
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Myocardial infarction after physical exertion in a healthy young patient with coronary artery ectasia and sickle cell trait., 2015
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention After ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in NonagenariansUse Rates and In-Hospital Mortality, 2013
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Hospitalization Rates and In-Hospital Mortality Among Centenarians, 2012
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Hospitalization rates and in-hospital mortality among centenarians., 2012

Department Service

  • Invasive Cardiology Committee 2003 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Internal Medicine Interns and Residents 2000 - Present

  • Cardiology Fellows Training 1999 - Present

  • Cardiology Fellowship Selection Committee 2000 - 2010

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Human Assurance Committee (IRB) 2005 - 2010

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Design and Implementation of Interventional Cardiac Catheterization suite 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • South East VISN-7 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • National VA Cardiac Cath Lab Quality Management 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • CPR Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Board of Directors Augusta Biomedical Research Corporation 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Rotary Club of Augusta -Medical equipment committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member