Stanford South Asian Translational Heart Initiative (SSATHI)

SSATHI The Stanford South Asian Translational Heart Initiative (SSATHI) is a Cardiology clinic dedicated to risk factor screening and clinical treatment for heart disease in people of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Nepalese, Bhutanese, Maldivian, and Sri Lankan descent.  The SSATHI Clinic and Research program is actively recruiting young South Asians between the ages of 20-60, but welcomes patients of all ages to be seen, evaluated, and treated.  

Chingola With an integrative medical, dietary, and lifestyle approach, SSATHI’s 6 month program will lower your risk of heart disease to its lowest possible levels, while also serving as your companion, or ‘saathi’, to a healthy heart for life. You can  schedule a screening by a SSATHI Cardiologist or for more information:

  1. Please email our team at, or
  2. Call +1 650-736-1384 to make an appointment directly.
  3. International scheduling contact: +1 650-723-8561.

Insurance Plans Accepted/Active for Calendar Year 2015 (Group Plans) :

Aetna HMO (referral only), PPO, POS & EPO
Anthem Blue Cross
 HMO (referral only), PPO & EPO
Blue Shield of California
 HMO (referral only), PPO, & POS
Health Net
 HMO (referral only), PPO, POS & EPO
HealthSmart (formerly Interplan)
Multiplan/PHCS/Beech Street
United Health Care
 HMO (referral only), POS, PPO & EPO

In addition to the comprehensive clinical risk assessment, SSATHI patients may also participate in the SSATHI research program, through which additional heart testing and genetic risk evaluation is performed free of charge.   

For additional information on SSATHI, click here.

Stay Informed.  Stay Healthy!