A clinical cardiac electrophysiologist is a cardiologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) using cardiac imaging, electrophysiology studies, and procedures like cardioversion. Cardiac electrophysiologists care for people with serious and life-threatening arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. They are also highly skilled in preventive care to reduce the risk of arrhythmias and associated complications.
A cardiac electrophysiologist typically:
A clinical cardiac electrophysiologist may also be known by the following names: cardiac electrophysiologist, heart arrhythmia doctor, heart rhythm doctor, cardiologist, and heart doctor.
There are 140 specialists practicing Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology in Illinois with an overall average rating of 4.2 stars. There are 122 hospitals in Illinois with affiliated Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology specialists, including Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Edward Hospital - Main Campus and Elmhurst Hospital - Main Campus.