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Aug-2017 Issue Authors

  • Dr. James A. Reiffel, , MD.

    Affiliation: Professor Emeritus of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; and, Attending Physician [Emeritus] at Presbyterian Hospital in New York City; Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology.

  • Dr. Noel G. Boyle, , MD, PhD.

    Affiliation: Professor of Medicine, Director of Cardiac EP Fellowship Program, UCLA Health System and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

  • Dr. Serkan Cay, , MD.

    Affiliation: Dr. Serkan Cay is an associate professor of Cardiology at the University of Health Sciences, Ankara, Turkey. He received his M.D. from Hacettepe University and eventually became cardiology specialist at the cardiology center of Yuksek Ihtisas Heart-Education and Research Hospital in 2007. After his 5-year career as a specialist there, Dr. Cay became an associate professor at the cardiology center of Yuksek Ihtisas Heart-Education and Research Hospital in 2012. In addition to teaching, Dr. Cay is a member of Division of Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. He currently resides in Ankara with her wife and their 2 children. He can be contacted at cayserkan (at) yahoo (dot) com.

  • Dr. Vedat DAVUTOGLU, , MD, PhD.

    Affiliation: Mustafa Yildiz is working at the Deparment of Cardiology at Istanbul University Cardiology Institute, Istanbul/Turkey. Having completed M.D. at School of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara/Turkey in 1995. He specialized in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Physiology (Ph.D.). His major research areas are cardiac electrophysiology and ablation, interventional cardiology, cardiovascular physiology, exercise physiology, cardiac imaging (especially real-time 3D transoesophageal echocardiography) and cardiovascular Biomedical Engineering.

  • Dr. Ashraf Alqaqa, , MD, FACC.

    Affiliation: Dr. Farhad Farokhi received his medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences. He finished his internal medicine residency at the Grandview Hospital in Dayton, OH. He currently holds board certification in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology from the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine from the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, and Echocardiography from the American Society of Echocardiography. Dr. Farokhiís clinical interests include Atrial Fibrillation, Catheter Ablation, Ventricular Arrhythmia, and Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LARIAT).

  • Dr. Hussam Ali,, MD, FESC.

    Affiliation: University Master in Cardiac EP & Pacing. EHRA Certified Electrophysiology Specialist (ECES1, ECES2). Current affiliation: Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Arrhythmia & EP Unit II, Humanitas Gavazzeni Clinics, Bergamo (BG), Italy. Major interests: catheter ablation and arrhythmia mapping, WPW, pacing maneuvers, subcutaneous ICD

  • Dr. Stefan Peters, MD.

    Affiliation: St.Elisabeth Hospital gGmbH Salzgitter, Germany

  • Dr. Atul Verma, MD.

    Affiliation: Electrophysiologist Dr. Atul Verma has been awarded the first ever Southlake Regional Health Centre Research Award of Excellence.

  • Dr. Aleksei Kulikov, MD.

    Affiliation: Cardiologist-Interventional Arrhythmologist in Russian Cardiology Research and Production Complex. His interests are in the field of electrophysiology, arrhythmology, implantable electronic devices, sudden cardiac death, cardiomyopathies and syncope. Prior research on atrial fibrillation and ways of its surgical treatment.

  • Dr. Tobias Haber, MD.

    Affiliation: Electrical Engineer and deputy director of Peter Osypka Institute for Pacing and Ablation at Offenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Actually his postgraduate research focusses on engineering solutions for educational simulations on electrostimulation and radiofrequency-ablation and provides trainings for medical engineering students, fellows and practicing physicians. This work was awarded by the German Association for the Promotion of Science and Humanities as innovation in university education.

  • Dr. Justin Hayase, MD.

    Affiliation: Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine, UCLA Health System and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

  • Dr. Sameer Bansilal, MD.

    Affiliation: Dr. Sameer Bansilal is a clinician and investigator with a broad range of expertise in cardiovascular medicine and outcomes research on a global scale. Dr. Bansilal is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and an Attending Physician in the Mount Sinai Cardiovascular Institute. Prior to this he was investigator at the TIMI Study Group at Brigham and Womenís Hospital, Boston, MA, founded by Eugene Braunwald, MD. Dr. Bansilal earned his medical degree from University of Mumbai, India and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at New York Methodist Hospital, New York. He went on to complete a research fellowship followed by a clinical cardiology fellowship at Mount Sinai, New York under the tutelage of Valentin Fuster, M.D, Ph.D. During this time, Dr. Bansilal obtained a Masters in Clinical Research from the Mount Sinai-NYU Program and additional training at the Harvard School of Public health through the program in clinical effectiveness. Dr. Bansilal has experience with federally funded trials (FREEDOM) and multiple pharmaceutical sponsored trials (PEGASUS TIMI-54, DECLARE TIMI-58) through his work in New York and Boston. Dr. Bansilalís research interests include evaluation of therapies for coronary disease, diabetes, atrial fibrillation and valvular heart disease in global populations. His special interests include advanced trial design and trial methodology. His clinical interests center on patients with diabetes, coronary disease, atrial fibrillation, valvular disease and asymptomatic patients with various heart disorders.


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