The Georgetown University / MedStar Washington Hospital Center Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Training Program in is the premier cardiac EP training program in the Washington, D.C., region. The two-year experience provides exceptional and comprehensive training in all aspects of state-of-the-art cardiac EP. The strength of the institutional clinical volume and vast breadth of case types ensure robust hands-on education that is rivaled by only a few select programs in the world. Trainees can expect to perform ~1000 ablations, ~200 atrial fibrillation ablations, ~100 ventricular tachycardia ablations, ~50 lead extractions, and ~1000 device implants by the end of the program.
The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship is a two-year program and is certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical education (ACGME). One fellow is accepted each year. At the end of the training program, fellows are eligible to sit for the board examination in clinical cardiac EP.
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship training focuses on:
- Basic and complex arrhythmia mapping and ablation
- Device implantation, extraction, and management
- Arrhythmia management, both invasive and pharmacologic
- Clinical research methodology
- Manish Shah, MD (Program Director)
- Sarfraz Durrani, MD
- Zayd Eldadah, MD PhD
- Sung Woo Lee, MD
- Susan O’Donoghue, MD
- Edward Platia, MD
- David Strouse, MD
- Thanos Thomaides, MD
The cardiology fellowship program accepts one fellow annually.
Applicants must have completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease in the United States or Canada, and must be board eligible or board certified in cardiovascular disease.
Foreign medical graduates should refer to MedStar Washington Hospital Center's visa policy for more information.