Fred Kusumoto, M.D.

  1. Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English
  • Fred Kusumoto, M.D., is an electrophysiologist and the Director of the Heart Rhythm Services Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • His clinical practice focuses on heart rhythm disorders including atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, bradycardia, and ventricular arrhythmias and the treatments for these disorders including ablation, pacemakers, and defibrillators.
  • Dr. Kusumoto's research interests include evaluation of quality of life and healthcare outcomes with electrophysiology procedures, particularly in the elderly and use of implantable cardiac devices.
  • Dr. Kusumoto is actively involved in the teaching of residents and fellows and has received several awards for teaching excellence including the Excellence in Training in the Discipline of Cardiovascular Diseases two years in a row at Mayo Clinic.
  • Dr. Kusumoto has served as the Chair for the 2018 AHA/ACC/HRS Bradycardia Guidelines, 2017 AHA/ACC/HRS Ventricular Arrhythmias Guideline Evidence Review Committee, 2017 HRS Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Lead Management and Extraction Consensus Statement, and the 2014 HRS/ACC/AHA ICD Therapy in Patients who are not included or well represented in the Clinical Trials Consensus Statement.
  • In addition to his clinical and research practices he has written five books on cardiac pathophysiology and cardiac devices and has authored over 100 peer reviewed journal articles including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association, and is the president of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Cardiology as well as the 2nd vice-president of the Heart Rhythm Society.
  1. Ablation
  2. Cardioverter/defibrillator replacement
  3. Pacemaker insertion
  4. Pacemaker lead extraction
  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • Cardiac pacing
  • Implantable cardiac devices
  1. 1994
    Fellow - ElectrophysiologyUniversity of California, San Francisco
  2. 1994
    Research FellowshipMerck American Federation of Aging
  3. 1992
    Chief Clinical FellowDepartment of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco
  4. 1991
    Clinical FellowshipDepartment of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco
  5. 1990
    Research Fellowship - EchocardiographyJohn Henry Mills Echocardiography Laboratory, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco
  6. 1989
    Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of California, San Francisco
  7. 1986
    MDUniversity of California, San Diego
  8. 1982
    BS - GeneticsUniversity of California, Davis

Certifications

  1. 1994
    Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1991
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1989
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2011
    MSCPD outstanding Faculty MembersMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2006
    Excellence in Teaching in the Discipline of Cardiovascular DiseasesMayo Clinic in Florida
  3. 2005
    Excellence in Teaching in the Discipline of Cardiovascular DiseasesMayo Clinic in Florida
  4. 2004
    2004 Research Award, New Mexico ChapterAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  5. 2003
    Selected as top reviewerChest
  6. 2000
    Outstanding House Officer Research Award, Mentor for Mike MenenUniversity of New Mexico School of Medicine
  7. 1998
    Teacher of the YearUniversity of New Mexico School of Medicine
  8. 1992
    Hewlett Packard Cardiology Teaching AwardUniversity of California, San Francisco
  9. 1990
    Outstanding Teacher AwardUniversity of California, San Francisco
  10. 1989
    Alpha Omega Alpha Teaching AwardUniversity of California, San Francisco
  11. 1982
    Bachelors in Science with Highest HonorsUniversity of California, Davis
  12. 1982
    Fourth degree black belt in judoAwarding Organization
  13. 1982
    Fourth degree black belt in aikidoAwarding Organization
  14.  
    Best Lecture: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Class of 2002University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    PresidentHeart Rhythm Society
  2. 2020 - present
    President ElectHeart Rhythm Society
  3. 2019 - present
    1st Vice PresidentHeart Rhythm Society
  4. 2019
    Chair, Clinical Equipment CommitteeClinical Equipment Committee
  5. 2019
    ChairClinical Equipment Committee
  6. 2019 - present
    Associate Dean for Faculty AffairsMayo Clinic in Florida
  7. 2018
    Committee MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  8. 2018
    2nd Vice PresidentHeart Rhythm Society
  9. 2017 - present
    Vice ChairClinical Equipment Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  10. 2017 - present
    MemberClinical Equipment Committee
  11. 2017 - present
    MemberClinical Equipment Committee
  12. 2016 - 2018
    Awards Committee, memberAmerican College of Cardiology
  13. 2016 - 2018
    Board of Trustees, Board MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  14. 2016 - 2018
    Steering CommitteeAmerican College of Cardiology
  15. 2016 - 2018
    PresidentAmerican College of Cardiology
  16. 2016 - 2018
    Committee MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  17. 2015 - 2018
    Board of Trustees, Board MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  18. 2014 - 2018
    Committee MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  19. 2013
    ChairHealthcare Policy Committee, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  20. 2013 - 2016
    Vice ChairDepartment of Internal Medicine
  21. 2013 - 2015
    ChairHeart Rhythm Society
  22. 2013
    Co-ChairHeart Rhythm Society
  23. 2012
    MemberQuality Subcommittee, Department of Internal Medicine
  24. 2011
    Program ChairFlorida Chapter, American College of Cardiology
  25. 2011 - present
    ChairHeart Rhythm Society, Web Subcommittee
  26. 2010 - 2011
    Vice ChairScientific and Clinical Documents Committee, Heart Rhythm Society
  27. 2010 - 2011
    MemberPatient and Caregivers Task Force, Heart Rhythm Society
  28. 2010 - present
    MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  29. 2010 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Heart Rhythm Society
  30. 2010 - present
    MemberHeart Rhythm Society, Web Subcommittee
  31. 2010 - present
    ChairEducation Committee, Florida Chapter, American College of Cardiology
  32. 2009
    AwardeeService Award, Florida Chapter, American College of Cardiology
  33. 2008 - present
    MemberScientific and Clinical Documents Committee, Heart Rhythm Society
  34. 2007 - present
    MemberClinical Equipment Committee - Florida, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  35. 2007 - present
    MemberHealth Information Technology Task Force, Heart Rhythm Society
  36. 2005 - 2010
    MemberFlorida Chapter, American College of Cardiology
  37. 2005 - 2010
    ChairYoung Investigators Competition, American College of Cardiology Florida Chapter Annual Meeting
  38. 2004
    Section EditorClinical Trials: Pacemakers, Heart Rhythm Society
  39. 1994 - 2004
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  40. 1994 - 2004
    MemberHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  41. 1994 - 2004
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  42.  
    FellowCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  43.  
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  44.  
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  45.  
    MemberReview Board, 2000 Scientific Sessions, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  46.  
    MemberReview Board, 2001 Scientific Sessions, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  47.  
    MemberReview Board, 2002 Scientific Sessions, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  48.  
    MemberReview Board, 2003 Scientific Sessions, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.