Nachiket M. Apte, M.D.

Shahab Ghafghazi, M.D., MRCP

Nachiket M. Apte, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-7959- Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Cardiovascular Medicine; Electrophysiology


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease

Education and Training

  • Medical School: B.J. Medical College
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
  • Fellowship: LSU Health Sciences Center (Cardiology); University of Kansas (Electrophysiology)

Featured Publications

  • Chandler JK, Apte N, Ranka S, Mohammed M, Noheria A, Emert M, Pimentel R, Dendi R, Reddy M, Sheldon SH. Ultrasound guided axillary vein access: An alternative approach to venous access for cardiac device implantation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2021 Feb;32(2):458-465. doi: 10.1111/jce.14846. Epub 2021 Jan 2. PMID: 33337570.
  • Apte N, Dherange P, Mustafa U, Ya'qoub L, Dawson D, Higginbotham K, Boerma M, Morin DP, Gupta D, McLarty J, Mansour R, Dominic P. Cancer Radiation Therapy May Be Associated With Atrial Fibrillation. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2021 Jan 22;8:610915. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2021.610915. PMID: 33553271; PMCID: PMC7862558.
  • Dahal K, Mustafa U, Sharma SP, Apte N, Bogabathina H, Hanna M, Watti H, Azrin M, Lee J, Mina G, Katikaneni P, Modi K. Ischemic and bleeding outcomes of triple therapy in patients on chronic anticoagulation undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: A meta-analysis of randomized trials. JRSM Cardiovasc Dis. 2019 Nov 1;8:2048004019885572. doi: 10.1177/2048004019885572. PMID: 31700620; PMCID: PMC6826915.
  • Raizada A, Gedela M, Shaikh KA, Apte N, DeHaan M, Stanton C. Pressure-Guided cryoablation of pulmonary veins in atrial fibrillation: A fast and effective strategy. Indian Heart J. 2017 Mar-Apr;69(2):223-225. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2016.11.330. Epub 2016 Dec 5. PMID: 28460771; PMCID: PMC5414963.
  • Raizada A, Apte N, Pham S. Q Fever Endocarditis Presenting with Superior Mesenteric Artery Embolism and Renal Infarction. Tex Heart Inst J. 2016 Feb 1;43(1):91-3. doi: 10.14503/THIJ-14-4781. PMID: 27047296; PMCID: PMC4810597.