Douglas L. Packer, M.D.

  1. Cardiac Electrophysiologist
  2. Cardiologist
  3. Internist

Idiomas

English
  1. Atrial fibrillation
  2. Heart arrhythmias
  3. Ventricular tachycardia
  1. Cardiac ablation
  2. Cryotherapy
  3. Ultrasound
  4. Ventricular tachycardia ablation
  • Ablation of atrial fibrillation, including ultrasound and cryoablation
  • Ablation of complex atrial arrhythmias, mechanisms of heart rhythm disturbances
  • 4/5D Image integration guided ablation of AF, VT
  • MR/Intracardiac ultrasound imaging of arrhythmia substrate
  • Ablation of advanced ventricular tachycardias
  • Development of new ablation methods and technology
  • Cell therapy for cardiac arrhythmias
  • Cellular ablation and conduction modification research
  1. 1985
    Fellow - Cardiology/ElectrophysiologyDuke University
  2. 1983
    Resident - Internal MedicineDuke University
  3. 1981
    Internship - Internal MedicineDuke University
  4. 1980
    MDUniversity of Utah
  5. 1976
    BA - ChemistryBrigham Young University

Certificaciones

  1. 1992
    Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1985
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1983
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2006
    Distinguished Service AwardBrigham Young University
  2. 2002
    Best Doctor in AmericaAwarding Organization
  3. 1983
    Haskel Schiff Award in Internal MedicineAwarding Organization
  4. 1979
    Alpha Omega AlphaAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  5. 1979
    Medicine Honors ProgramCollege of Medicine, University of Utah
  6. 1976
    University Scholar DesignationBrigham Young University
  7. 1976
    Outstanding Undergraduate BiochemistBrigham Young University
  8. 1976
    Summa Cum LaudeBrigham Young University
  9. 1975
    MemberPhi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  10. 1971
    National Honor Society AwardNational Association of Secondary High School Principals

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2010 - 2011
    PresidentHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  2. 2009 - 2010
    President-ElectHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  3. 2008
    Course Director33rd Annual Cardiovascular Conference at Snowbird
  4. 2007
    Member2007 Leadership Retreat - Finance, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  5. 2007
    ParticipantAdvisory Board Forum on Dronedarone, Board of Advisors, Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceutical Company
  6. 2007
    Course Director32nd Annual Cardiovascular Conference at Snowbird
  7. 2007 - 2008
    2nd Vice PresidentHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  8. 2006 - present
    DirectorHeart Rhythm Services, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2006 - present
    DirectorElectrophysiology Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2006 - 2007
    TreasurerHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  11. 2006
    TreasurerHeart Rhythm Foundation, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  12. 2006
    Co-Executive President4th Atrial Fibrillation Symposium - Dalian, China
  13. 2006
    MemberHRS/ACC/AHA Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Recommendations for Personnel, Policy, Procedures and Follow-Up
  14. 2006
    MemberAF Ablation Task Force II (HRS/FDA), Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  15. 2005
    Co-Director31st Annual Cardiovascular Conference at Snowbird
  16. 2005 - 2006
    MemberACC/HRS/Duke Cardiovascular Imaging Quality Task Force
  17. 2005
    Co-DirectorArrhythmias & the Heart
  18. 2005
    MemberNHLBI AF Ablation Work Group, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
  19. 2005 - present
    MemberCardiovascular Imaging Committee, American College of Cardiology
  20. 2004
    Co-DirectorAdvanced Ablation Course, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  21. 2004
    Co-DirectorArrhythmias & the Heart
  22. 2004
    FounderHeart Rhythm Foundation, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  23. 2003
    Co-DirectorArrhythmias & the Heart
  24. 2003
    Co-Director29th Annual Cardiovascular Conference at Snowbird
  25. 2003
    Course DirectorAdvanced Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology
  26. 2003 - present
    MemberBoard of Trustees, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  27. 2002 - 2004
    MemberNASPE/FDA Committee for establishing clinical trial guidelines for AF Ablation Clinical Trials
  28. 2002 - present
    MemberHome AED Trial (HAT), National Institutes of Health
  29. 2002 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Home AED Trial (HAT), National Institutes of Health
  30. 2002 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Home AED Trial (HAT), National Institutes of Health
  31. 2002 - present
    MemberEvents Committee, Home AED Trial (HAT), National Institutes of Health
  32. 2002 - present
    MemberFDA committee for establishing clinical trial guidelines for AF Ablation Clinical Trials, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  33. 2001
    MemberCouncil on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, American Heart Association
  34. 1999 - 2002
    MemberCardiovascular Research Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  35. 1998 - 2007
    Co-DirectorHeart Rhythm Services, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  36. 1998 - 2007
    Co-DirectorElectrophysiology Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  37. 1998 - 1999
    MemberHRS/ACC/AHA Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Recommendations for Personnel, Policy, Procedures and Follow-Up
  38. 1997 - 2004
    ChairEvents Committee, Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trail (SCD-HeFT), National Institutes of Health
  39. 1997 - 2001
    MemberGovernment Relations Committee, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  40. 1997 - 1999
    MemberInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  41. 1997 - present
    MemberEvents Committee, Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trail (SCD-HeFT), National Institutes of Health
  42. 1996 - 1998
    Co-ChairInnovative Therapies Committee, Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up in Rhythm Management (AFFIRM), National Institutes of Health
  43. 1996 - present
    MemberInnovative Therapies Committee, Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up in Rhythm Management (AFFIRM), National Institutes of Health
  44. 1996 - present
    MemberAtrial Fibrillation Follow-up in Rhythm Management (AFFIRM), National Institutes of Health
  45. 1995 - 1998
    MemberNational VA Merit Review Subcommittee for Cardiovascular Studies
  46. 1995 - 1999
    MemberProgram Committee, Annual Scientific Sessions, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  47. 1995 - 1999
    MemberAnnual Scientific Sessions, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  48. 1995 - present
    MemberSudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trail (SCD-HeFT), National Institutes of Health
  49. 1995 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trail (SCD-HeFT), National Institutes of Health
  50. 1995 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trail (SCD-HeFT), National Institutes of Health
  51. 1993 - 1995
    Co-ChairYoung Investigator Award Judging Committee, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  52. 1993 - 1995
    MemberNational Atrial Fibrillation Trial (bidisomide)
  53. 1993 - 1995
    MemberEvents Committee, National Atrial Fibrillation Trial (bidisomide)
  54. 1992 - 2001
    MemberExecutive Committee, Multicenter Unsustained Ventricular Tachycardia, National Institutes of Health
  55. 1992 - present
    MemberMulticenter Unsustained Ventricular Tachycardia, National Institutes of Health
  56. 1991 - 2001
    MemberEvents Committee, Multicenter Unsustained Ventricular Tachycardia, National Institutes of Health
  57. 1990 - present
    MemberBiophysical Society
  58. 1990 - present
    FellowCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  59. 1990 - present
    MemberCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  60. 1990 - 1997
    MemberCardiovascular Research Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  61. 1990 - present
    MemberGreat Plains Regional Research Grant Study Section, American Heart Association
  62. 1989 - 1995
    MemberYoung Investigator Award Judging Committee, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  63. 1989 - present
    DirectorApplied Basic Electrophysiology Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  64. 1988 - present
    MemberHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  65. 1988 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  66. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  67. 1985 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  68. 1985 - present
    MemberCardiac Electrophysiology Society
  69.  
    MemberBoard of Advisors, Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceutical Company
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