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
  2. Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

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.