Leadership Roles

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


  1. Minnesota


  1. Cardiovascular Diseases


  1. Fellow - Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Fellow - Cardiovascular Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident - Department of Internal Medicine Stanford University
  4. Internship - Department of Internal Medicine University of Washington
  5. MD Stanford University
  6. BA - Plan II Honors Liberal Arts Program University of Texas
  7. BS - Electrical Engineering University of Texas


  1. Cardiovascular Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine
  2. Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Primary Appointment

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Vice-chair, Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Medical director of remote monitoring, Center for Connected Care
  • Professor of Medicine
  • >40 biomedical patents
  • Named Minnesota Top Inventor
  • Innovation/Bright Idea Award
  • Editor of 8 medical texts books; author 65 book chapters
  • Board of Trustees, Heart Rhythm Society
  • Course Director, multiple national and international arrhythmia courses, including Mayo Clinic Electrophysiology Board Review Course


  • 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


See my publications


See a description of research activities.


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