Eric Buch, MD
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Eric Buch, MD

  • Electrophysiology
Average rating: 5.0
| 231 ratings
 
Cardiovascular Center | 100 Medical Plaza, Suite 690, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008

Fellowships

Cardiac Electrophysiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2008
Cardiovascular Disease, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007

Residency

Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 2003

Internship

Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 2001

Degree

MD, UCSD School of Medicine, 2000

Recognitions

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Research

Interests

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Catheter ablation

Publications

PubMed:

Selected Publications:

  1. Lellouche N, Boyle N, DeDiego C, Cesario DA, Vaseghi M, Buch E, Mahajan A, Wiener I, Shivkumar K. Effect of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy on the persistence of atrial fibrillation. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2007;18:71-74.
  2. Lellouche N, De Diego C, Vaseghi M, Buch E, Cesario DA, Mahajan A, Wiener I, Fonarow GC, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K. Cardiac resynchronization therapy response is associated with shorter duration of atrial fibrillation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2007;30:1363-1368.
  3. Buch E, Vaseghi M, Cesario DA, Shivkumar K. A novel method for preventing phrenic nerve injury during catheter ablation. Heart Rhythm. 2007;4:95-98.
  4. Buch E, Lellouche N, De Diego C, Vaseghi M, Cesario DA, Fujimura O, Wiener I, Child JS, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K. Left ventricular apical wall motion abnormality is associated with lack of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. Heart Rhythm 2007;4:1300-5.
  5. Lellouche N, Buch E, Celigoj A, Siegerman C, Cesario D, De Diego C, Mahajan A, Boyle NG, Wiener I, Garfinkel A, Shivkumar K. Functional characterization of atrial electrograms in sinus rhythm delineates sites of parasympathetic innervation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007;50:1324-31.
  6. Buch E, Nakahara S, Shivkumar K. Intra-pericardial balloon retraction of the left atrium: a novel method to prevent esophageal injury during catheter ablation. Heart Rhythm. 2008; 5(10):1473-5.
  7. Cesario D, Kedia R, Desai N, Aboulhosn J, Uslan D, Boyle N, Fujimura O, Shehata M, Buch E, Shivkumar K. Device extraction in adults with congenital heart disease. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2009;32(3):340-5.
  8. Buch E, Nakahara S, Shivkumar K. A diagnostic maneuver during narrow-complex tachycardia: What is the arrhythmia mechanism? Heart Rhythm. 2009;6(5):716-717.
  9. Buch E, Tung R, Shehata M, Shivkumar K. Alternating cycle length during narrow-complex tachycardia: What is the mechanism? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2009;20(9):1071-1073.
  10. Bradfield J, Buch E, Tung R, Shivkumar K. Recurrent irregular tachycardia that consistently terminates on a P wave: what is the mechanism? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010;21(9):1062-1063.

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare

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Recognitions

  • Super Doctors® Southern California 2022 - 2024
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2022