Sanket Dhruva, MD

Assistant Professor

2021 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, UCSF
2019 - LEAN Champion, UCSF
MHS, 06/2017 - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University
06/2015 - Cardiology Fellowship, UC Davis Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
06/2012 - Internal Medicine Residency, UCSF Department of Medicine
MD, 06/2009 - , UCSF School of Medicine
BA, 05/2005 - Molecular & Cell Biology; Political Science, UC Berkeley
  1. Rathi VK, Ross JS, Redberg RF, Dhruva SS. Medical Device User Fee Reauthorization - Back to Basics or Looking Ahead? 2022. PMID: 35675195

  2. Muniyappa AN, Raitt MH, Judson GL, Shen H, Tarasovsky G, Whooley MA, Dhruva SS. Factors Associated with Remote Monitoring Adherence for Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices. 2022. PMID: 35500792

  3. Dhruva SS, Zeitler EP, Caños D, Odobasic H, Major JM, Wang L, Mullane S, Nabutovsky Y, Smith V, Zhang L, Selzman KA. Evaluation of cardiovascular implantable electronic device leads post implant: ElectroPhysiology Predictable And SuStainable Implementation Of National Registries (EP PASSION). 2022. PMID: 35334060

  4. Money NM, Schroeder AR, Quinonez RA, Ho T, Marin JR, Wolf ER, Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Coon ER. 2021 Update on Pediatric Overuse. 2022. PMID: 35059726

  5. Liebeskind AY, Chen AC, Dhruva SS, Sedrakyan A. A 510(k) ancestry of robotic surgical systems. 2022. PMID: 35032697

  6. Dhruva SS, Shah ND, Vemulapalli S, Deshmukh A, Beatty AL, Gamble GM, Freeman JV, Hummel JP, Piccini JP, Akar JG, Ervin K, Arges KL, Emanuel L, Noseworthy PA, Hu T, Bartlett V, Ross JS. Heart Watch Study: protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. 2021. PMID: 35234659

  7. Dhruva SS, Jiang G, Doshi AA, Friedman DJ, Brandt E, Chen J, Akar JG, Ross JS, Ervin KR, Collison Farr K, Shah ND, Coplan P, Noseworthy PA, Zhang S, Forsyth T, Schulz WL, Yu Y, Drozda JP. Feasibility of using real-world data in the evaluation of cardiac ablation catheters: a test-case of the National Evaluation System for Health Technology Coordinating Center. 2021. PMID: 35047806

  8. Huang X, Dhruva SS, Yuan X, Bai X, Lu Y, Yan X, Liu J, Li W, Hu D, Ji R, Gao M, Miao F, Li J, Ge J, Krumholz HM, Li J. Characteristics, interventions and outcomes of patients with valvular heart disease hospitalised in China: a cross-sectional study. 2021. PMID: 34732492

  9. Wallach JD, Deng Y, McCoy RG, Dhruva SS, Herrin J, Berkowitz A, Polley EC, Quinto K, Gandotra C, Crown W, Noseworthy P, Yao X, Shah ND, Ross JS, Lyon TD. Real-world Cardiovascular Outcomes Associated With Degarelix vs Leuprolide for Prostate Cancer Treatment. 2021. PMID: 34677594

  10. Jiang G, Dhruva SS, Chen J, Schulz WL, Doshi AA, Noseworthy PA, Zhang S, Yu Y, Patrick Young H, Brandt E, Ervin KR, Shah ND, Ross JS, Coplan P, Drozda JP. Feasibility of capturing real-world data from health information technology systems at multiple centers to assess cardiac ablation device outcomes: A fit-for-purpose informatics analysis report. 2021. PMID: 34313748

  11. Khatiwala RV, Mullins E, Fan D, Srivatsa UN, Dhruva SS, Oesterle A. Electrical Abnormalities with St. Jude/Abbott Pacing Leads: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. 2021. PMID: 34461304

  12. Mori M, Brooks C, Dhruva SS, Lu Y, Spatz ES, Dey P, Zhang Y, Chaudhry SI, Geirsson A, Allore HG, Krumholz HM. Trajectories of Pain After Cardiac Surgery: Implications for Measurement, Reporting, and Individualized Treatment. 2021. PMID: 34304586

  13. Bartlett VL, Ross JS, Shah ND, Ciaccio L, Akar JG, Noseworthy PA, Dhruva SS. Physical activity, patient-reported symptoms, and clinical events: Insights into postprocedural recovery from personal digital devices. 2021. PMID: 35265911

  14. Dhruva SS, Ross JS, Mortazavi BJ, Hurley NC, Krumholz HM, Curtis JP, Berkowitz AP, Masoudi FA, Messenger JC, Parzynski CS, Ngufor CG, Girotra S, Amin AP, Shah ND, Desai NR. Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices Among Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock. 2021. PMID: 33616664

  15. Akar JG, Hummel JP, Yao X, Sangaralingham L, Dhruva S, Dong J, Ward R, Shah ND, Ross J, Noseworthy PA. Catheter-related complications and mortality of atrial fibrillation ablation following introduction of contact force-sensing technology. 2020. PMID: 35047796

  16. Mori M, Brooks C, Spatz E, Mortazavi BJ, Dhruva SS, Linderman GC, Grab LA, Zhang Y, Geirsson A, Chaudhry SI, Krumholz HM. Protocol for project recovery after cardiac surgery: a single-center cohort study leveraging digital platform to characterise longitudinal patient-reported postoperative recovery patterns. 2020. PMID: 32873671

  17. Johnston JL, Dhruva SS, Ross JS, Rathi VK. Early experience with the FDA's Breakthrough Devices program. 2020. PMID: 32704171

  18. Dhruva SS, Ross JS, Akar JG, Caldwell B, Childers K, Chow W, Ciaccio L, Coplan P, Dong J, Dykhoff HJ, Johnston S, Kellogg T, Long C, Noseworthy PA, Roberts K, Saha A, Yoo A, Shah ND. Aggregating multiple real-world data sources using a patient-centered health-data-sharing platform. 2020. PMID: 32352038

  19. Wray CM, Dhruva SS, Dhaliwal G. The Art of the Deal: Negotiating Consult Conflict. 2020. PMID: 32311342

  20. Resnic FS, Majithia A, Dhruva SS, Ssemaganda H, Robbins S, Marinac-Dabic D, Hewitt K, Ohno-Machado L, Reynolds MR, Matheny ME. Active Surveillance of the Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Registry for Defibrillator Lead Failures. 2020. PMID: 32283971

  21. Money NM, Schroeder AR, Quinonez RA, Ho T, Marin JR, Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Coon ER. 2019 Update on Pediatric Medical Overuse: A Systematic Review. 2020. PMID: 32011675

  22. Solotke MT, Liu P, Dhruva SS, Gulanski B, Shah ND, Ross JS. Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Coverage of Hormone Therapies Used by Transgender Individuals. 2020. PMID: 32267818

  23. Bartlett VL, Liu P, Dhruva SS, Shah ND, Bollinger KE, Ross JS. Prostaglandin Coverage and Costs to Medicare and Medicare Beneficiaries, 2009-2017. 2020. PMID: 32223594

  24. Liu P, Dhruva SS, Shah ND, Ross JS. Medicare beneficiaries' out-of-pocket costs for commonly used generic drugs, 2009-2017. 2020. PMID: 32181626

  25. Dhruva SS, Ross JS, Mortazavi BJ, Hurley NC, Krumholz HM, Curtis JP, Berkowitz A, Masoudi FA, Messenger JC, Parzynski CS, Ngufor C, Girotra S, Amin AP, Shah ND, Desai NR. Association of Use of an Intravascular Microaxial Left Ventricular Assist Device vs Intra-aortic Balloon Pump With In-Hospital Mortality and Major Bleeding Among Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock. 2020. PMID: 32040163

  26. Dhruva SS, Parzynski CS, Gamble GM, Curtis JP, Desai NR, Yeh RW, Masoudi FA, Kuntz R, Shaw RE, Marinac-Dabic D, Sedrakyan A, Normand ST, Krumholz HM, Ross JS. Attribution of Adverse Events Following Coronary Stent Placement Identified Using Administrative Claims Data. 2020. PMID: 32063087

  27. Robinson JC, Whaley C, Brown TT, Dhruva SS. Physician and Patient Adjustment to Reference Pricing for Drugs. 2020. PMID: 32022881

  28. Liu P, Ross JS, Ioannidis JP, Dhruva SS, Vasiliou V, Wallach JD. Prevalence and significance of race and ethnicity subgroup analyses in Cochrane intervention reviews. 2019. PMID: 31709809

  29. Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Coon ER, Wright SM, Korenstein D. 2019 Update on Medical Overuse: A Review. 2019. PMID: 31498374

  30. Solotke MT, Ross JS, Shah ND, Karaca-Mandic P, Dhruva SS. Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Formulary Restrictions After Postmarket FDA Black Box Warnings. 2019. PMID: 31663461

  31. Liu P, Ioannidis JPA, Ross JS, Dhruva SS, Luxkaranayagam AT, Vasiliou V, Wallach JD. Age-treatment subgroup analyses in Cochrane intervention reviews: a meta-epidemiological study. 2019. PMID: 31639007

  32. Vijay A, Gupta R, Liu P, Dhruva SS, Shah ND, Ross JS. Medicare Formulary Coverage of Brand-Name Drugs and Therapeutically Interchangeable Generics. 2019. PMID: 31625043

  33. Bartlett VL, Dhruva SS, Shah ND, Ryan P, Ross JS. Feasibility of Using Real-World Data to Replicate Clinical Trial Evidence. 2019. PMID: 31596493

  34. DuBose-Briski V, Yao X, Dunlay SM, Dhruva SS, Ross JS, Shah ND, Noseworthy PA. Evolution of the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines: A 10-Year Assessment. 2019. PMID: 31566106

  35. Shahu A, Herrin J, Dhruva SS, Desai NR, Davis BR, Krumholz HM, Spatz ES. Disparities in Socioeconomic Context and Association With Blood Pressure Control and Cardiovascular Outcomes in ALLHAT. 2019. PMID: 31362591

  36. Shaw LJ, Blankstein R, Brown DL, Dhruva SS, Douglas PS, Genders TSS, Gibbons RJ, Greenwood JP, Kwong R, Leipsic J, Mahmarian JJ, Maron D, Nagel E, Nicol E, Nieman K, Pellikka PA, Redberg RF, Weir-McCall J, Williams MC, Chandrasekhar Y. Controversies in Diagnostic Imaging of Patients With Suspected Stable and Acute Chest Pain Syndromes. 2019. PMID: 31272608

  37. Judson TJ, Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. Evaluation of technologies approved for supplemental payments in the United States. 2019. PMID: 31209124

  38. Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Korenstein D. Clinical Interpretation of High-Sensitivity Troponin Testing-Reply. 2019. PMID: 31058941

  39. Coon ER, Quinonez RA, Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Ho T, Money N, Schroeder AR. 2018 Update on Pediatric Medical Overuse: A Review. 2019. PMID: 30776069

  40. Vijay A, Ross JS, Shah ND, Jeffery MM, Dhruva SS. Medicare Formulary Coverage and Restrictions for Opioid Potentiators from 2013 to 2017. 2019. PMID: 30623386

  41. Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Coon ER, Wright SM, Korenstein D. 2018 Update on Medical Overuse. 2018. PMID: 30508032

  42. Huang C, Murugiah K, Mahajan S, Li SX, Dhruva SS, Haimovich JS, Wang Y, Schulz WL, Testani JM, Wilson FP, Mena CI, Masoudi FA, Rumsfeld JS, Spertus JA, Mortazavi BJ, Krumholz HM. Enhancing the prediction of acute kidney injury risk after percutaneous coronary intervention using machine learning techniques: A retrospective cohort study. 2018. PMID: 30481186

  43. Dhruva SS, Ross JS, Desai NR. Alirocumab's Price Reduction. 2018. PMID: 30354510

  44. Sedrakyan A, Dhruva SS, Sun T, Mao J, Gaudino MFL, Redberg RF. Trends in Use of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement by Age. 2018. PMID: 30039166

  45. Welsh J, Lu Y, Dhruva SS, Bikdeli B, Desai NR, Benchetrit L, Zimmerman CO, Mu L, Ross JS, Krumholz HM. Age of Data at the Time of Publication of Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2018. PMID: 30646100

  46. Dhruva SS, Ross JS, Desai NR. Real-World Evidence: Promise and Peril For Medical Product Evaluation. 2018. PMID: 30100687

  47. Bates J, Parzynski CS, Dhruva SS, Coppi A, Kuntz R, Li SX, Marinac-Dabic D, Masoudi FA, Shaw RE, Warner F, Krumholz HM, Ross JS. Quantifying the utilization of medical devices necessary to detect postmarket safety differences: A case study of implantable cardioverter defibrillators. 2018. PMID: 29896873

  48. Dhruva SS, Ross JS, Schulz WL, Krumholz HM. Fulfilling the Promise of Unique Device Identifiers. 2018. PMID: 29868760

  49. Wallach JD, Egilman AC, Dhruva SS, McCarthy ME, Miller JE, Woloshin S, Schwartz LM, Ross JS. Postmarket studies required by the US Food and Drug Administration for new drugs and biologics approved between 2009 and 2012: cross sectional analysis. 2018. PMID: 29794072

  50. Coon ER, Young PC, Quinonez RA, Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Schroeder AR. 2017 Update on Pediatric Medical Overuse: A Review. 2018. PMID: 29582079

  51. Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Coon ER, Wright SM, Korenstein D. 2017 Update on Medical Overuse: A Systematic Review. 2018. PMID: 28973402

  52. Solotke MT, Dhruva SS, Downing NS, Shah ND, Ross JS. New and incremental FDA black box warnings from 2008 to 2015. 2017. PMID: 29215916

  53. Dhruva SS, Curtis JP. Requiem for a Scaffold. 2017. PMID: 29049832

  54. Samuels EA, Ross JS, Dhruva SS. Medicare Formulary Coverage Restrictions for Prescription Opioids, 2006 to 2015. 2017. PMID: 29052693

  55. Angraal S, Ross JS, Dhruva SS, Desai NR, Welsh JW, Krumholz HM. Merits of Data Sharing: The Digitalis Investigation Group Trial. 2017. PMID: 28958337

  56. Dhruva SS, Karaca-Mandic P, Shah ND, Shaw DL, Ross JS. Association between FDA black box warnings and Medicare formulary coverage changes. 2017. PMID: 29087169

  57. Coon ER, Young PC, Quinonez RA, Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Schroeder AR. Author's Response. 2017. PMID: 28860137

  58. Dhruva SS, Huang C, Spatz ES, Coppi AC, Warner F, Li SX, Lin H, Xu X, Furberg CD, Davis BR, Pressel SL, Coifman RR, Krumholz HM. Heterogeneity in Early Responses in ALLHAT (Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial). 2017. PMID: 28559399

  59. Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. FDA Drug Trials Snapshots-A Clearer Picture. 2017. PMID: 28288250

  60. Sedrakyan A, Dhruva SS, Shuhaiber J. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Younger Individuals. 2017. PMID: 28027340

  61. Coon ER, Young PC, Quinonez RA, Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Schroeder AR. Update on Pediatric Overuse. 2017. PMID: 28049113

  62. Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Wright SM, Korenstein D. 2016 Update on Medical Overuse: A Systematic Review. 2016. PMID: 27654002

  63. Foy AJ, Dhruva SS, Mandrola J. For the Patient with "Low-risk Chest Pain"-How Low Is Low? 2016. PMID: 27671908

  64. Dhruva SS, Krumholz HM. Championing Effectiveness Before Cost-Effectiveness. 2016. PMID: 27039130

  65. Dhruva SS, Krumholz HM. The Core Value of Cost-Effectiveness Analyses. 2016. PMID: 26764064

  66. Morgan DJ, Dhruva SS, Wright SM, Korenstein D. Update on Medical Practices That Should Be Questioned in 2015. 2015. PMID: 26551354

  67. Dhruva SS, Ross JS, Gariepy AM. Revisiting Essure--Toward Safe and Effective Sterilization. 2015. PMID: 26397951

  68. Morgan DJ, Brownlee S, Leppin AL, Kressin N, Dhruva SS, Levin L, Landon BE, Zezza MA, Schmidt H, Saini V, Elshaug AG. Setting a research agenda for medical overuse. 2015. PMID: 26306661

  69. Sab S, Dhruva SS, Paulsen J, Sidhu RS, Amsterdam EA, Venugopal S. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow. 2015. PMID: 26302138

  70. Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. Evidence And Medicare's Coverage Of Interventions. 2015. PMID: 26056214

  71. Morgan DJ, Wright SM, Dhruva S. Update on medical overuse. 2015. PMID: 25365707

  72. Gartenberg AJ, Peleg A, Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. Presumed safe no more: lessons from the Wingspan saga on regulation of devices. 2014. PMID: 24452627

  73. Baxi S, Platts-Mills J, Dhruva S, Huang L, Hanks D, Dhaliwal G. A double-edged sword. 2013. PMID: 23293015

  74. Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. Medical device regulation: time to improve performance. 2012. PMID: 22859912

  75. Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. Withdrawing unsafe drugs from the market. 2011. PMID: 22068420

  76. Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. Sex-specific outcomes for HeartMate II. 2011. PMID: 21903068

  77. Redberg RF, Dhruva SS. Transcatheter aortic-valve replacement. 2011. PMID: 21899458

  78. Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. Clinical trial enrollment and progress in women's health. 2011. PMID: 21427370

  79. Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. Accelerated approval and possible withdrawal of midodrine. 2010. PMID: 21081731

  80. Dhruva SS, Phurrough SE, Salive ME, Redberg RF. CMS's landmark decision on CT colonography--examining the relevant data. 2009. PMID: 19474419

  81. Munshi C, Dhamee S, Bardeen-Henschel A, Dhruva S. Recognition of mixed anesthetic agents by mass spectrometer during anesthesia. 1986. PMID: 3711948