Christopher V. DeSimone, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Cardiac ablation
  2. Cryotherapy
  3. EP study
  4. Intracardiac echocardiography
  5. Radiofrequency ablation
  • Augmented, mixed, and virtual reality development for use in invasive cardiovascular electrophysiological procedures
  • Cardiac anatomy and relationship to arrhythmogenesis and ablation
  • Cardiac device related infections
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Cardiac electroporation ablation for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias
  • Cardiac ion channel electrophysiology and drug interaction
  • Complex recurrent atypical flutter
  • General cardiology
  • Human clinical trials
  • Post-CryoMAZE atypical flutter
  • Purkinje network modulation for ventricular arrhythmia treatment and prevention
  • Translational innovation in cardiology
  1. 2019
    FellowshipCardiovascular Electrophysiology Training Program; Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  2. 2017
    FellowCardiovascular Diseases Training Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2017
    FellowNIH T32 Cardiovasology Research Training Program
  4. 2013
    ResidentInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2010
    MD/PhD - Medicine; PhysiologyMedical Scientist Training Program, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York College at Buffalo
  6. 2003
    BS - BiologyNiagara University
  7. 2003
    BS - Biochemistry Honors Program Summa Cum Laude with University HonorsNiagara University

Certifications

  1. 2020
    Cardiac ElectrophysiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2017
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2013
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Career Development Award in Cardiovascular Disease Research Honoring Dr. Earl H. Wood Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
  2. 2020
    2020 Provider Recognition AwardRochester Mayo Clinic Experience
  3. 2017
    Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Medicine Outstanding Research Fellow AwardDepartment of Cardiovascular Medicine
  4. 2017
    Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellow AwardDepartment of Cardiovascular Medicine
  5. 2015
    Cardiovascular Division Nominee; Donald C. Balfour Award for Meritorious Research Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
  6. 2015
    Invited to EP Future Leaders of Tomorrow SymposiaHeart Rhythm Society
  7. 2014
    Trainee Travel Award for Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research and the Midwest Region American Federation for Medical Research Combined ConferenceCentral Society for Clinical Research & Midwestern Section American Federation for Medical Research
  8. 2013
    NIH T32 Cardiovasology Training Grant (T32HL007111) Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
  9. 2013
    Cardiovascular Innovations Laboratory (CVIL) FellowDepartment of Cardiovascular Medicine
  10. 2013
    Outstanding Research AwardInternal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 2012
    Nominated by peers to represent class at Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Council Internal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2012
    "ACE" AwardInternal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 2010
    Dean's Award for Outstanding Doctoral DissertationUniversity at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  14. 2008
    Finalist Student Research Achievement AwardBiophysical society meeting
  15. 2007
    University at Buffalo Graduate Student Association Travel AwardUniversity at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  16. 2006
    GSEU Professional Development Award University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  17. 2006
    American Medical Association Foundation Grant for American Physician Scientist Association Finance CommitteeAmerican Medical Association
  18. 2006
    American Heart Association Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Northeastern AffiliateAmerican Heart Association
  19. 2006
    Mark Diamond Research Fund GrantUniversity at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  20. 2006
    Tascione Biophysics Fund Travel Award for Biophysical Society meeting University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  21. 2005
    Gilbert D. Moore Fellowship AwardUniversity at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  22. 2003
    American Chemical Society Biochemistry AwardNiagara University
  23. 2003
    Niagara University Biology MedalNiagara University
  24. 2003
    Father Dana Duggan AwardNiagara University
  25. 2003
    Niagara Shares AwardNiagara University
  26. 2003
    Healthcare Association of Niagara County Incorporated (HANCI) Spirit of Niagara Student Service AwardHealth Care Association of Niagara County
  27. 2003
    The Niagara Medal-nomination Niagara University
  28. 2003
    Best Platform Presentation Eastern College Science Conference
  29. 2003
    Beta Beta Beta Regional Conference Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society
  30. 2003
    Dean's letter for Honors in 1st and 2nd year of medical school University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  31. 2003
    Medical Scientist Training Program Award - 2003-2010 (Full Tuition Scholarship + Stipend) University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  32. 2003
    Rochester Academy of Sciences Grant Rochester Academy of Sciences

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Fellow of the Heart Rhythm SocietyHeart Rhythm Society
  2. 2021 - present
    Member, Core Concepts in EP for Allied Professionals Advisory GroupHeart Rhythm Society
  3. 2021 - 2022
    Education Programs and Services Subcommittee MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  4. 2021 - 2022
    Educational Subcommittee MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  5. 2021
    Physician MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  6. 2020 - present
    DirectorCV Marketing
  7. 2020 - 2021
    Communications Committee MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  8. 2020 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic
  9. 2020 - 2022
    Silver MemberEuropean Heart Rhythm Association
  10. 2020 - present
    Editorial BoardMayo Clinic Health Newsletter
  11. 2020 - present
    InterviewerCardiology Fellowship Program Recruitment
  12. 2020 - present
    Curriculum CommitteeHeart Rhythm Society
  13. 2019 - 2021
    Associate MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  14. 2019
    Interview Committee - MemberMayo Clinic Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship
  15. 2019
    Evaluation Committee MemberMayo Clinic Cardiac Electrophysiology Program
  16. 2018
    AssistantMayo Clinic Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship
  17. 2018 - present
    ReviewerAmerican College of Cardiology
  18. 2016 - 2020
    Affiliate MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  19. 2013
    Resident/Fellow RepresentativeFellowship Speciality Interview Workshops
  20. 2013 - 2019
    Fellow in TrainingAmerican College of Cardiology
  21. 2013 - 2017
    HostMayo Clinic Cardiolgy Fellowship
  22. 2013 - 2014
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic Cardiology EKG Committee
  23. 2013 - 2014
    Commiittee MemberMayo Clinic Cardiology Fellowship Visiting Professor
  24. 2013 - 2014
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic Cardiology Fellowship Journal Club
  25. 2013 - 2014
    Resident/Fellow RepresentativeMayo Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Program
  26. 2013
    Resident/Fellow RepresentativeSubspecialty Orientation and Tips Q&A session
  27. 2013
    Resident/Fellow RepresentativeCardiology Fellowship Interest Group
  28. 2011 - 2013
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Council
  29. 2011 - 2013
    Student MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  30. 2010 - 2013
    Student MemberMinnesota ACP Chapter
  31. 2010
    HostAmerican Medical Student Association
  32. 2009 - 2013
    Student MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  33. 2008 - 2010
    Council MemberUniversity at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences MD/PhD
  34. 2007 - 2016
    Student MemberAmerican Heart Association Clinical Cardiology Council
  35. 2006 - 2016
    Student MemberAmerican Heart Association
  36. 2006 - 2011
    Student MemberBiophysical Society
  37. 2006 - 2011
    Student MemberAmerican Medical Association
  38. 2006 - 2008
    Medical Student MemberAmerican Physiological Society
  39. 2006 - 2007
    PresidentPhysiology and Biophysics Graduate Student Association
  40. 2006 - 2007
    Institutional RepresentativeAmerican Physician Scientists Association
  41. 2006 - 2007
    Finance Committee MemberAmerican Physician Scientists Association
  42. 2006 - 2007
    Student MemberAmerican Heart Association Basic Sciences Council
  43. 2006
    Student MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  44. 2005 - 2008
    AssistantUniversity at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences MD/PhD
  45. 2005 - 2008
    Medical Student MemberUniversity at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  46. 2005 - 2006
    Committee MemberDr. Suk-Hi Hong Physiology and Biophysics Memorial Lecture Committee
  47. 2002 - 2003
    PresidentDelta Epsilon Sigma Scholastic Honor Society
  48. 2002 - 2003
    PresidentSigma Alpha Sigma
  49. 2001 - 2002
    PresidentAmerican Chemical Society

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