Dr. Tristram D Bahnson MD Cardiologist

Dr. Tristram Bahnson is a cardiologist in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. He is one of 219 doctors at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #6 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Davis
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1986

University of California at San Diego
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1989 - 1992

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1988 - 1989

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Dabigatran for periprocedural anticoagulation following radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of observational studies.
Steinberg, B. A.,Hasselblad, V.,Atwater, B. D.,Bahnson, T. D.,Washam, J. B.,Alexander, J. H.,Daubert, J. P.,Piccini, J. P.

Assessment of myocardial scarring improves risk stratification in patients evaluated for cardiac defibrillator implantation.
Klem, I., Weinsaft, J. W., Bahnson, T. D., Hegland, D., Kim, H. W., Hayes, B., Parker, M. A., Judd, R. M., Kim, R. J.

Intracardiac acoustic radiation force impulse imaging: A novel imaging method for intraprocedural evaluation of radiofrequency ablation lesions.
Eyerly, S. A., Bahnson, T. D., Koontz, J. I., Bradway, D. P., Dumont, D. M., Trahey, G. E., Wolf, P. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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