Joseph G. Akar, MD, PhD

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

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 & Cardiac Arrhythmia Program: Complex Ablation Program

Heart & Vascular Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease AB of Internal Medicine (2003)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System REDUCE LAP-HF II
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Product Surveillance Registry (PSR)
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System aMAZE Study: LAA Ligation Adjunctive to PVI for Persistent or Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation (aMAZE)

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Contact Info

Joseph G. Akar, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Cardiology11 Harrison Avenue
Branford, CT 06405
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Yale Cardiac Electrophysiology Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Fl 2

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale CardiologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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