Dr. Rakesh Kochikar Pai MD Cardiologist

Dr. Rakesh Pai is a cardiologist in Boise, Idaho and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Athens Regional Medical Center and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa. He received his medical degree from University of New Mexico School of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Pai accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at Athens Regional Medical Center and one of 4 at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Cardiac Electrophysiology

Clinical Interests: Pacemakers, Fibrillation, Congestive heart failure, Atrial Fibrillation, SVT, VT, Syncope, ICD, and Heart Failure Device Management

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2001

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2005

University of Chicago
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1998–1999

University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Class of 1998

U New Mexico SOM
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease (IM), 2004

U Utah Affil Hospitals
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease (IM), 2007

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 10 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 7 years in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

ID State Medical License
Active through 2013

OR State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Anisotropic conduction block and reentry in neonatal rat ventricular myocyte monolayers.
de Diego, C., Chen, F., Xie, Y., Pai, R. K., Slavin, L., Parker, J., Lamp, S. T., Qu, Z., Weiss, J. N., Valderrábano, M.

Modulation of the sinus rate during ventricular fibrillation.
Wasmund, S.L., Pai, R.K., Freedman, R.A., Abedin, M., Daccarett, M., Segerson, N.M., Zaitsev, A.V., Hamdan, M.H.

Electrophysiological consequences of acute regional ischemia/reperfusion in neonatal rat ventricular myocyte monolayers.
de Diego, C., Pai, R. K., Chen, F., Xie, L. H., De Leeuw, J., Weiss, J. N., Valderrábano, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Idaho PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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