Amogh Bhat, M.D.

Amogh Bhat, M.D.

Specialties

Internal Medicine

Cardiology

Department

Internal Medicine

Title

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Director, VA NCHCS Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
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VA Northern CA Health Care System

10535 Hospital Way
Mather, CA 95655
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
916-843-7000

Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 916-366-5392
Fax: 916-366-5335

Philosophy of Care

My approach to treating heart and vascular disease focuses on patient knowledge and empowerment. By involving the patient in his or her own care decisions and applying evidence-based best practices, together we can improve outcomes and well-being.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Bhat is an invasive, non-interventional cardiologist serving in a teaching role as Assistant Clinical Professor for medical students, residents, and fellows as they provide care to veterans at VA NCHCS in Mather, CA.

He also provides direct inpatient and outpatient VA cardiology specialty care, and performs cardiovascular procedures as the Director of the VA NCHCS cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Bhat's teaching interests include training medical students, residents, and fellows basic and advanced cardiovascular care, critical care, imaging (including echocardiography, nuclear, and coronary CT imaging), and procedures (including TEE, cardioversion, coronary angiography). 

Division

Cardiovascular Medicine

Education

M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN 2001

B.S., UC San Diego, Revelle College, La Jolla CA 1996

Residency

Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2002-2004

Fellowships

Cardiology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2005-2008

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004

American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, 2008

Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 2008

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology, Fellow

American Heart Association

Select Recent Publications

Bhat A, Desai AJ, Amsterdam EAA. Usefulness of High Functional Capacity in Patients with Exercise-Induced ST-Depression to Predict a Negative Result on Exercise Echocardiography and Low Prognostic Risk. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Jun 1;101 (11):1541-3.