Gaurav A. Upadhyay, MD

Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology (Heart Care) | More

Associate Professor of Medicine Director, Heart Station

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.



Gaurav Upadhyay, MD, is a cardiologist with expertise in cardiac rhythm devices. Dr. Upadhyay cares for patients with arrhythmia, syncope and heart failure. He focuses on innovative electrical therapies in heart disease, including cardiac resynchronization therapy, conduction system pacing (including both His bundle and left bundle pacing), catheter ablation, and machine-based learning to improve heart failure (HF) management. Dr. Upadhyay strives to improve the quality of life for his patients, and his goal is to implement pioneering technologies to treat symptoms of heart failure and improve overall health.


Paralleling his focus on patient care, Dr. Upadhyay is an active clinical investigator. An invited national and international speaker, he has authored or delivered over 135 manuscripts, invited talks and book chapters. He is also deeply committed to teaching, and seeks out opportunities to collaborate and engage trainees in teaching at the bedside as well as in transforming models of care.

UChicago Faculty Physicians who provide services at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial are not employees or agents of UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial.

Areas of Expertise

  • Advanced Electrical Therapies for Heart Failure & Atrial Fibrillation
  • Optimizing Response after Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)
  • Device-Based Sensors & Diagnostics to Reduce Hospitalization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Complex Arrhythmias
  • ECG Analysis & Ambulatory Monitoring

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


  • Massachusetts General Hospital


  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Cardiology
  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2006

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • English