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Editorial Board

  • Editor-in-Chief

    Andrea Natale, MD, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Executive Medical Director, Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute @ St Davids Medical Center, Austin, TX &
    Senior Medical Director, EP Services, California Pacific Medical Center.

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  • Associate Editor

    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, MD, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Director - Center for Excellence in Atrial Fibrillation and Complex Arrhythmia Ablation,
    Professor in Medicine, Bloch Heart Rhythm Center, KU Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS 66196.

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Editorial Team

  • Amin M. Al-Ahmad, MD, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Associate Director, Arrhythmia Service, Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA.

  • Antonio Raviele, MD, FESC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Chief of the Cardiology Division and Chief of the Cardiovascular Department of the dell'Angelo Hospital of Mestre - Venice, Italy,
    President and Scientific Secretary of VeniceArrhythmias.

  • Atul Verma, MD, FRCPC.

    Affiliation:Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada.

  • Bernard Belhassen, MD.

    Affiliation:Professor of Cardiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University,
    Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, Sourasky Medical Center, Israel.

  • David John Callans, MD.

    Affiliation:Associate Director of Electrophysiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System,
    Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

  • Calambur Narsimhan, MBBS, MD, DM, AB.

    Affiliation:Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, CARE Hospital, Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India.

  • Carol J. Gilbert, RN, BSN, MBA, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Coordinator, Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Center, Aurora Cardiovascular Services.

  • Carlos A. Morillo, MD.

    Affiliation:Member Cardiology Division Executive Committee,
    Member McMaster University Faculty of Heallth Sciences, Chair for Cardiology Selection Committee,
    Director, Arrhythmia Service, Cardiology Division, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

  • David E. Haines, MD, FACC.

    Affiliation:Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine,
    Director, Heart Rhythm Center, OUWB School of Medicine and Beaumont Hospitals Royal Oak, MI.

  • David Luria, MD.

    Affiliation:Sheba Medical Center, Israel.

  • Shah Dipen, MD.

    Affiliation:Chief, Cardiac EP Unit,
    Associate Professor of Medecine, Univeristy of Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Eduardo Benchimol Saad, MD.

    Affiliation:Head, Section of Cardiac Arrhythmias and Pacing, Hospital Pró-Cardíaco, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
    Director, Center for Atrial Fibrillation. Hospital Pró-Cardíaco, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
    Director, EP Laboratories. Arrhythmia Service, National Cardiology Institute (Ministry of Health), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Eric N. Prystowsky, MD.

    Affiliation:Director, Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory, St. Vincent Hospital & Health Care Center, Indianapolis, Indiana,
    Consulting Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center.

  • Feifan Ouyang, MD.

    Affiliation:Director of Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory, Asklepios Klinik St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany.

  • Harry Crijns, MD.

    Affiliation:University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands.

  • Hiroshi Nakagawa, MD, PhD.

    Affiliation:Professor of Medicine, Director of Clinical Catheter Ablation Program, Director of Translational Electrophysiology, Associate Director of Heart Rhythm Institute, University of Oklhaoma Health Scineces Center.

  • Hugh Grosvenor Calkins, MD.

    Affiliation:Nicholas J. Fortuin Professor of Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
    Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
    Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
    Director of the Arrhythmia Service, Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory, and Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

  • James A. Reiffel, MD.

    Affiliation:Director, Electrocardiography Laboratory Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center campus, New York Presbyterian Hospital,
    Professor of Clinical Medicine, College of P&S, Columbia University, New York, NY.

  • Jasbir S. Sra, MD, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease Section, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health,
    Medical Director, Electrophysiology, Aurora Cardiovascular Services,
    Director, Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center,
    Director, Electrophysiology Research Laboratory, Aurora Sinai Medical Center,
    Associate Director, Aurora Health Care Electrophysiology Fellowship Program.

  • John D. Day, MD.

    Affiliation:Director, Intermountain Heart Rhythm Services, Intermountain Health Care, Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, Utah.

  • James R. Edgerton, MD.

    Affiliation:Co-director, Atrial Fibrillation Center of Excellence. The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano, Dallas, Texas.

  • John Devens Fisher, MD.

    Affiliation:Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Past Director Arrhythmia Service,
    Director, Arrhythmia Fellowship, Montefiore Medical Center/AECOM.

  • Jose Jalife, MD.

    Affiliation:Professor of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan,
    The Cyrus and Jane Farrehi Professor of Cardiovascular Research,
    Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology,
    Co-Director, Center for Arrhythmia Research, University of Michigan.

  • Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Professor of Medicine & Radiological Sciences,
    Director, UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center & EP Programs, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA.

  • Koonlawee Nademanee, MD.

    Affiliation:Director, Heart Rhythm Institute, Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Director, Pacific Rim Electrophysiology Research Institute.

  • Kyoko Soejima, MD.

    Affiliation:Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki Municipal Tama Hospital, Kawasaki, Japan.

  • Larry A Chinitz, MD.

    Affiliation:Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Invasive Cardiology,
    Associate Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine.

  • Maciej Banach, MD, PhD, FESC, FASA, FSGC.

    Affiliation:Associate Physician in Department of Nephrology, Hypertension and Family Medicine, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension,
    Head, Department of Molecular Cardionephrology and Hypertension,
    Head, Department of Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Poland.

  • Moussa Mansour, MD.

    Affiliation:Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory,
    Director, Atrial Fibrillation Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

  • Marc Gillinov, MD, MD, FACC, FAHA.

    Affiliation:Surgical Director, Center for Atrial Fibrillation,
    Judith Dion Pyle Chair for Heart Valve Research,
    Staff Surgeon, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic.

  • Mark Josephson, MD.

    Affiliation:Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.

  • Mauricio Arruda, MD.

    Affiliation:Director, Atrial Fibrillation Center, University Hospitals (UH) Harrington-McLaughlin Heart & Vascular Institute in Cleveland, Ohio,
    Director of Electrophysiology Laboratories,
    Director of Electrophysiology Services, Harrington-McLaughlin Heart & Vascular Institute,
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University - School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH.

  • Mithilesh K Das, MD, MRCP, FACC .

    Affiliation:Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine,
    Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Service, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis.

  • Osmar A. Centurion, MD, PhD, FACC.

    Affiliation:Associate Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences,
    Chief, Department of Cardiology, Hospital de Clinicas, Asuncion National University.

  • Paul J. Wang, MD.

    Affiliation:Professor, Director, Stanford Cardiac Arrhythmia Program and Electrophysiology Service.

  • Prashanthan Sanders, MBBS, PhD.

    Affiliation:Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelide, Australia.

  • Ralph James Damiano, Jr, MD.

    Affiliation:Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery,
    John M. Shoenberg Professor of Surgery,
    Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Riccardo Cappato, MD.

    Affiliation:Director, Center of Clinical Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Policlinico S. Donato, S. Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy.

  • Robert A. Schweikert, MD.

    Affiliation:Associate Professor Of Internal Medicine, Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio,
    Chief of Cardiology, Heart & Vascular Center, Akron General Medical Center Akron, Ohio,
    Staff Electrophysiologist, Heart Rhythm Associates, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio, USA,

  • Sakis Themistoclakis, MD.

    Affiliation:Vice President AIAC (Italian Society of Pacing and Arrhythmology), Director of AF Center, Senior Electrophysiologist, Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Department, Ospedale dell'Angelo, Italy.

  • Salwa Beheiry, RN, CCRN.

    Affiliation:Director, EP and Arrhythmia Services, California Pacific Medical Center.

  • Sanjeev Saksena, MD, FACC, FESC, FAHA, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Clinical Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJ Medical School,
    Medical Director, Electrophysiology Research Foundation,
    Editor In Chief, Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology,
    Past President, Heart Rhythm Society.

  • Shephal Doshi, MD.

    Affiliation:Saint Johns Health Center & Pacific Heart Institute, Santa Monica, CA, USA.

  • Shih-Ann Chen, MD.

    Affiliation:Professor of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Chief of Cardiology in Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan,
    Adjunct Professor at Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA.

  • Steven Chris Hao, MD, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Medical Director of Electrophysiology, Marin General Hospital, California Pacific Medical Center and Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

  • William Gregory Stevenson, MD.

    Affiliation:Co-Director Heart Rhythm Society Advanced Ablation Course,
    Professor, Harvard Medical School.

  • Suneet Mittal, MD, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Director, Electrophysiology Laboratory, The St.Luke′s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York,
    Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.

  • Thomas Paul, MD.

    Affiliation:Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology,
    Head, Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine, Children´s University Hospital, Georg- August-University, Göttingen, Germany.

  • Vigneshwar Kasirajan, MD.

    Affiliation:West Hospital, Richmond,VA, USA.

  • Vijendra Swarup, MD.

    Affiliation:Arizona Arrhythmia Associates, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

  • Vivek Y. Reddy, MD.

    Affiliation:Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service,
    The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Professor of Medicine in Cardiac Electrophysiology,
    The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Center for Cardiac Electrophysiology,
    The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute,
    The Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health.

  • Wallace Ray, BS, CT.

    Affiliation:EP Technical Educational Specialist, University of Kansas Hospital.

  • Warren M. Jackman, MD, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:George Lynn Cross Research Professor,
    Co-Founder ans Senior Scientific Advisor Heart Rhythm Institute, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

  • Yaariv Khaykin, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Staff Cardiologist / Electrophysiologist, Southlake Regional Health Center, Newmarket, Ontario,
    Director, Newmarket Electrophysiology Research Group,
    Lead Consultant, Cardiac Data Management System, Southlake RHC.

  • Petras Stirbys, MD, PhD.

    Affiliation:Clinician, cardiosurgeon, implantologist of cardiovascular electronic devices, arrhythmologist, researcher. Former Vice-Rector for clinical affairs of Kaunas Medical Academy, Head of Cardiac Pacing clinic. Currently working as implanting cardiosurgeon in the Dept. of Cardiology, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas Clinics, Kaunas, LITHUANIA.

  • Dr. Ajay Vallakati, MD, MPH.

    Affiliation:Cardiovascular fellow Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Campus, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Bryan M. Steinberg, MD.

    Affiliation:Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, Maryland.

  • Luigi Di Biase, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS.

    Affiliation:Dr. Di Biase is currently serving as the Senior Researcher at Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and Associate Professor Department of Medicine (Cardiology) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA, Montefiore Hospital. The heart of Dr. Di Biase's mission is improving patients care and he believes that it is possible through dedicated clinical practice associated to cutting-edge clinical research. His research is focused on cardiology and electrophysiology with a specific emphasis on catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias performed either manually or with robotic catheter navigation as well as on heart failure especially treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy devices.

Technical Editor
Siva Korlakunta MS.

Sudharani Bommana MSc, MPhil, CCRP,
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS,USA.

Statistical Editor
Kay Ryschon Ph.D.

Assistant Editor
Dr. Venkat Vuddanda, MD,
University of Kansas Hospitals, Kansas City, KS,USA.

Dr. Mohammad-Ali Jazayeri,
University of Kansas Hospitals, Kansas City, KS,USA.

Publishing Director
Prabhaker Gangasani Ph.D.

Junior Editorial & Technical Team
Benjamin Wu MS.
D V V Ramarao.
Nammi Reddy BS.
Pramod Janga MBBS.
Brandon Barnds BS.

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