James V. Freeman, MD

Associate Professor Term

Departments & Organizations

Adult Congenital Heart Program

Internal Medicine: Adult Congenital Heart Program | Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


I am a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist with a focus on the ablation of complex arrhythmias including supraventricular tachycardias, atrial fibrillation and flutter, and ventricular tachycardia. I am also interested in implantable cardiac devices for cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure, including pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices. I have a Masters of Public Health degree with a concentration in biostatistics and epidemiology from Johns Hopkins and a Masters of Science degree in health services research from Stanford. I have published extensively on topics of comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and clinical outcomes in cardiovascular diseases, with a particular focus on cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac electrophysiology and exercise physiology. I have an NIH funded career development award (K23) to study the comparative effectiveness of ablation for atrial fibrillation compared with medical therapy for the prevention of long term adverse outcomes such as death and ischemic stroke. I am also conducting research sponsored by the American Heart Association and industry focused on ICD therapy, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation.

Education & Training

MD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2003)
Fellowship Stanford University Hospital
Fellowship Stanford University Hospital
Fellowship Stanford University Hospital
Hospitalist Stanford University Hospital
Residency Stanford University Hospital
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (2010)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (2014, recertified: 2018)

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Contact Info

James V. Freeman, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Cardiology-New HavenYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Second Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Cardiovascular Medicine789 Howard Avenue
PO Box 208017

New Haven, CT 06520-8017

Curriculum Vitae