Cao Tach Tran, MD, PhD, is a physician at Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute. He earned his medical and doctoral degree at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and completed his residency at the North Shore University Hospital at Hofstra North Shore School of Medicine. He completed his fellowship in general cardiology at the University of South Alabama and a fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Tran’s academic interests include sudden cardiac death, potassium dynamics, and mechanisms of arrhythmias with special focus on modulators of cardiac repolarization. He has taught several courses in anatomy, physiology, and evidence-based medicine. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Danish Medical Association, and Danish Society of Cardiology.