Y.S. Chandrashekhar, MD, DM, FACC

Academic Title

Professor of Medicine


Medical School: B.J. Medical College, Pune, India

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine


Clinical Titles

Staff Cardiologist

Other Titles

Director of Cardiovascular Imaging, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis; Co-Director for Cardiology Fellowship Program Affiliate Site (VA), University of Minnesota

Hospital Privileges

Veterans Affairs Medical Center


Biography Summary

Dr. Chandrashekhar completed medical school at BJ Medical College in Pune, India. He served as Assistant Professor of Medicine in 1998-1999, Associate Professor from 2000-2006, and Professor from 2007 until present at the University of Minnesota. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Chandrashekhar is the Deputy Editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging and Co-Editor of Friedberg’s Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 2012 edition. Currently, he works at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center as a Staff Cardiologist and the Director of Cardiovascular Imaging. He also serves as the Co-Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program Affiliate Site at the VA Medical Center.