Paul A. Friedman, M.D.

  1. Vice Chair
  2. Chair, Faculty Development and Academic Advancement
  3. Director, Implantable Device Lab


  1. Rochester, Minnesota


  1. Stroke prevention
  1. AV node ablation
  2. Cardiac ablation
  3. Cardiac resynchronization device insertion
  4. Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  5. EP study
  6. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator insertion
  7. Left atrial appendage closure
  8. Pacemaker insertion
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Complex ablation treat arrhythmias, including imaging, mapping, and percutaneous epicardial access
  • Advanced device therapy including venoplasty and snares for Pacemaker, ICD, and CRT placement; leadless pacemakers; subcutaneous defibrillators
  • Left atrial appendage closure/ heart — brain connection for stroke prevention
  1. 1997
    Fellow - Cardiovascular ElectrophysiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1996
    Fellow - Cardiovascular MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1993
    Resident - Department of Internal MedicineStanford University
  4. 1991
    Internship - Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Washington
  5. 1990
    MDStanford University
  6. 1985
    BA - Plan II Honors Liberal Arts ProgramUniversity of Texas
  7. 1985
    BS - Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Texas


  1. Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine


Research Activities

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