Dr. Theodore Chow received his undergraduate education from Princeton University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and his post-graduate medical training at Harvard Medical School hospitals. Dr. Chow completed his fellowship in cardiology and electrophysiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School) where he was the De Sanctis Clinical Scholar.
Upon completion of training he was a partner in a large mid-west private practice cardiology group for 10 years before moving to the San Jose area where he is the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Regional Medical Center in San Jose. Dr. Chow was also a physician at the Stanford Healthcare for the past six (6) years from 2012 to 2017. Dr. Chow has vast experience in general cardiology, and has sub-specialty expertise in heart rhythm disorders, EP procedures, and cardiac device implantation. Dr. Chow is ABIM board certified in Cardiovascular Diseases and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.
Dr. Chow also has an extensive research background, and served as the Director of Electrophysiology Research at the Christ Hospital & Lindner Research Foundation. He has many publications regarding sudden cardiac arrest prevention, ICD therapy, and microvolt T-wave alternans. He has received a number of research awards.
Dr. Chow also has an interest in medical technology, and is a medical innovator, he holds several patents in implantable cardiac devices–principally implantable cardioverter defibrillators, or ICDs. These patents are being co-developed with Medical Device companies.
Dr. Chow is also interested in promoting cardiac health awareness in the community, he has done multiple video interviews at the RMCSJ.