Joseph G. Akar, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Academic Director of Electrophysiology; Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory

Clinical Interests

  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Adolescent; Geriatric
Referrals: From physicians only

Patient Care Organizations

Cardiovascular Medicine: Cardiomyopathy Inherited Cardiovascular Disease Program | Electrophysiology and Cardiac Arrhythmia Service: Complex Ablation Program

Heart & Vascular Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Yale Medical Group

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease AB of Internal Medicine (2003)

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology AB of Internal Medicine (2005)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of the OPTIMIZER® System in Subjects with Moderate-to-Severe Heart Failure with Ejection Fraction between 25%and 45%: FIX-HF-5C

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Contact Info

Joseph G. Akar, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Cardiac Electrophysiology Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
11 Harrison Avenue
Branford, CT 06405