Martin Tristani-Firouzi, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah; Department of Pediatric Cardiology;

Dr. Tristani-Firouzi is a Pediatric Cardiologist and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine.  He received his Medical Degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and completed his Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Cardiology subspecialty training at the University of Minnesota.  Dr. Tristani-Firouzi is an active member of the Western States and National Affiliates of the American Heart Association and serves on the Executive Steering and Unified Peer Review Committees. 

Dr. Tristani-Firouzi’s reseach interests include the study of cardiac development, ion channel biophysics and inherited arrhythmia disorders.  A specific research interest includes the study of Andersen-Tawil Syndrome (ATS), a disorder affecting both skeletal and cardiac muscle. He is currently investigating underlying mechanisms of arrhythmia susceptibility, using mathematical manipulations of electrocardiographic signals, as well as studying the natural history of the cardiac manifestations of ATS and the effectiveness of medical therapy for this disorder.