Emory’s Electrophysiology (EP) Treatments

Emory Heart & Vascular Center’s arrhythmia specialists, called electrophysiologists, perform more than 5,000 procedures annually, distinguishing Emory’s team of electrophysiologists as one of the most experienced in the country.

Electrophysiology services and procedures:

  • Cardioversion
  • Diagnostic EP studies
  • Catheter ablation of arrhythmias
  • Loop recorder implantations and monitoring
  • Pacemaker and ICD implants and follow-up
  • Resynchronization therapy for heart failure
  • Tilt-table testing
  • Transtelephonic arrhythmia monitoring
Electrophysiology Service at Emory University Hospital

The Emory University Hospital Electrophysiology department performs more than 2,000 procedures yearly. Facilities include procedure rooms designed for diagnostic studies and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. There is a surgical suite for complex management of pacemaker and ICD implants.

The Emory University Hospital Electrophysiology laboratory performs more than 400 diagnostic Electrophysiology (EP) studies, 350 catheter ablation procedures including pulmonary isolation, 300 pacemaker and 400 implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) implants, and more than 300 cardioversions yearly. The EP staff also performs pacemaker lead extractions, lead revisions and implants cardiac resynchronization therapy devices as well as more than 150 tilt table tests annually. 

Inpatient Electrophysiology Services

The inpatient arrhythmia service at Emory University Hospital admits more than 500 patients yearly for the treatment of heart rhythm disorders. Electrophysiology physicians provide inpatient consultation at Emory University Hospital. Inpatient treatment areas include the telemetry units and the coronary care unit. The medical staff also supervises the hospital-wide arrhythmia monitoring telemetry system.

The Emory Heart & Vascular Center at 1365 Clifton Road provides outpatient consultation services in cardiac electrophysiology at its location adjacent to Emory University Hospital. 

ICD Diagnostic Support Clinic 

The ICD diagnostic support clinic regularly follows more than 1,600 patients with pacemakers and 500 patients with ICDs. Pacemaker Services personnel provide educational support as well as technical expertise in the care of patients with implanted arrhythmia control devices.

Clinical Trials/Research

The Clinical Research Team at Emory University Hospital consists of Electrophysiology physicians, a clinical research nurse coordinator and a team of research coordinators. The Team also participates in national clinical research trials in conjunction with Emory University Hospital Midtown.

Physicians - Michael Hoskins, MD, Jonathan Langberg, MD and Michael Lloyd, MD

To schedule an appointment please call 404-778-7777.

Electrophysiology Service at Emory University Hospital Midtown

The physicians and staff of the Electrophysiology Lab at Emory University Hospital Midtown perform more than 1,600 invasive procedures yearly. Procedures include 500 diagnostic electrophysiology studies, 300 catheter ablations of various arrhythmias, 100 cardioversions, 400 permanent pacemaker and 200 automatic defibrillator implants.

The Electrophysiology laboratory has two procedure suites dedicated to electrophysiology studies and surgical device implantation and one hybrid Electrophysiology/Cath lab. Emory University Hospital Midtown’s Electrophysiology. The Electrophysiology Lab equipment includes a novel computerized non-contact balloon mapping system to assist ablation of complex arrhythmia. Pacemaker and defibrillator lead extractions are performed using an excimer laser system.

Inpatient Electrophysiology Services

The inpatient service at Emory University Hospital Midtown utilizes the coronary care and telemetry units to monitor and treat patients with heart rhythm disorders. Treatment includes implantable devices and administration of anti-arrhythmic medications. The service admits more than 500 patients and provides more than 700 inpatient consultations yearly.

ICD Diagnostic Support Clinic 

A full-service ICD diagnostic support clinic supports all implanted heart devices (pacemakers, defibrillators, heart failure therapy devices) at Emory University Hospital Midtown.

Clinical Trials/Research

The Clinical Research Team consists of electrophysiology physicians, clinical research nurse coordinators and a team of research coordinators. The Team participates in national clinical research trials and also coordinates internal research protocols in conjunction with Emory University Hospital.

Physicians - Angel R. Leon, MD and Mikhael El Chami, MD

To schedule an appointment please call 404-778-7777.

Electrophysiology Service at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital

The Electrophysiology Lab at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital performs more than 1,600 invasive procedures yearly. Facilities include procedure rooms designed for diagnostic studies and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. There is a surgical suite for complex management of pacemaker and ICD implants.

The laboratory performs more than 650 diagnostic Electrophysiology (EP) studies, 300 catheter ablation procedures including pulmonary isolation, 250 pacemaker and 400 implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) implants, and more than 300 cardioversions yearly. The EP staff also performs pacemaker lead extractions, lead revisions and implants cardiac resynchronization therapy devices and more than 40 tilt table tests.

Inpatient Electrophysiology Services

The inpatient arrhythmia service at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital admits more than 315 patients yearly for the treatment of heart rhythm disorders. Electrophysiology physicians provide inpatient consultation at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital. Inpatient treatment areas include the telemetry units and the coronary care unit. The medical staff also supervises the hospital-wide arrhythmia monitoring telemetry system.

Emory Saint Joseph’s Cardiology provides outpatient consultation services in cardiac electrophysiology at its location adjacent to Emory University Hospital. Physicians follow a large volume of established patients with heart rhythm disorders.

ICD Diagnostic Support Clinic 

Emory Saint Joseph’s Cardiology ICD diagnostic clinic regularly follows more than 500 patients with pacemakers and 400 patients with ICDs. Pacemaker Services personnel provide educational support as well as technical expertise in the care of patients with implanted arrhythmia control devices.

Clinical Trials/Research

The Clinical Research Team at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital consists of Electrophysiology physicians, a clinical research nurse coordinator and a team of research coordinators. The team also participates in multiple national clinical research trials.

Physicians - David DeLurgio, MD and Anshul Patel, MD.

To schedule an appointment please call 404-778-7777.

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