Joseph G. Akar MD, PhD

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

Clinical Interests

Radiofrequency ablation of complex arrhythmias with including persistent and long-standing atrial fibrillation, atrial fibrillation and flutter in the setting of structural heart disease (surgically corrected congenital disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, heart failure, prosthetic valves), and epicardial ventricular tachycardia; cardiac resynchronization therapy (biventricular devices).


Board Certifications

2003
Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certified
2005
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Board Certified

Patient Care Locations

 
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Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
cardiac rhythm disorder Product Surveillance Registry (Medtronic)
Cardiac Arrest The Longitudinal Surveillance Study of 4-SITE Lead/Header System
Pacemaker and Heart Arrhythmias SIELLO Clinical Study

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