DepartmentsCardiovascular MedicineSpecialty GroupsAdult Congenital Heart Disease ClinicMarfan Syndrome and Thoracic Aorta ClinicElectrophysiology LaboratoryHeart Rhythm ClinicLocationJacksonville, FloridaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Biographical summary Christopher J. McLeod, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., is the Chair of the Heart Rhythm Division at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. Dr. McLeod is Board-Certified in Adult Congenital Heart Disease as well as Cardiac Electrophysiology. He uniquely straddles these disciplines to care for an ever-growing group of adult congenital heart disease survivors. His practice focuses on the management of complex heart rhythm disorders in adults. In addition to his clinical work he is very involved in research related to ventricular arrhythmias and predictive algorithms to forecast events with regards to sudden death and stroke. Dr. McLeod is also the past Director of the Adult Congenital Arrhythmia Clinic at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and serves on the writing committee for multiple Guidelines/Scientific Statements for the American Heart Association, Heart Rhythm Society, and the American College of Cardiology. Conditions treatedCongenital heart defects in adultsCongenital heart diseaseSudden cardiac arrestVentricular arrhythmiaVentricular fibrillationVentricular tachycardia Procedures performedAtrial fibrillation ablationImplantable cardioverter-defibrillator insertionPacemaker insertionSVT ablationVentricular tachycardia ablation InterestsHeart rhythm disordersAdult congenital heart diseaseAdult congenital arrhythmiaAtrial FibrillationVentricular arrhythmias Mayo Clinic locations Jacksonville, Florida Driving Directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2011Fellow - Cardiac ElectrophysiologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine2010Fellow - Cardiovascular DiseasesMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine2007Resident - Internal MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine2005PhDUniversity of Cape Town / National Institutes of Health1996MB ChBUniversity of Cape TownShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2015Adult Congenital Heart DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine2012Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine2010Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal MedicineShow more certificationsAwards and honors2010Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellows AwardMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration2004AHA Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences New Investigator AwardAmerican Heart Association2004NIH Fellows Award for Research ExcellenceNational Institutes of Health2003International Research Trainee AwardNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health2002American Heart Association Scientific Sessions Trainee Abstract AwardAmerican Heart Association2001Research ScholarshipMedical Research Council, UK2000Guy Elliott Post-Graduate Research FellowshipHatter Institute for Cardiology Research, University of Cape Town2000Award for Research ExcellenceHatter Institute for CardiologyShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2021 - presentCommiittee MemberResearch Operations Management Team2019 - 2020Working Group MemberACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines2019 - present2019 Annual Meeting Co-ChairAmerican College of Cardiology2018 - 2020Leadership CommitteeAmerican Heart Association2018 - 2020Leadership CommitteeAmerican Heart Association2017 - 2019Working Group Member1. International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement2016RepresentativeAmerican College of Cardiology (ACC)2016 - 2018MemberCardioSurve Research Panel, American College of Cardiology2016Question WriterClinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Board Review, American College of Cardiology2016 - presentMemberValvular Heart Disease Guideline Committee, American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association2015 - presentCommittee MemberAmerican College of Cardiology Electrophysiology Committee2015 - 2017Working Group MemberACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines2007MemberAmerican College of Physicians2007FellowAmerican College of Cardiology2005 - presentMemberAmerican Medical Association2005 - presentMemberMinnesota Medical Association1998FellowHeart Rhythm SocietyShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publicationsResearch activitiesSee a description of research activities. Follow Dr. McLeod Twitter Dr. McLeod professional account@macsea888 Biographical summaryConditions treatedProcedures performedInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honorsFollow Dr. McLeod Request an appointment PST-20226219 Doctors & Medical Staff McLeod, Christopher J. M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.