Dr. Michael L. Bernard, MD

Dr. Michael L. Bernard, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology | Male | 41 years old

Dr. Bernard treats cardiac arrhythmias and has extensive experience with complex catheter ablations. He also works with cardiac device implantation and monitoring and the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. His research includes oral anticoagulant strategies for cardiac device implantation and complex ablation procedures. Dr. Bernard graduated from Emory University in 1997 with degrees in Biology and Chemistry. He earned his joint medical and graduate degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC in 2005. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2008. He returned to the Medical University of South Carolina for Cardiology and Electrophysiology Fellowship training, finishing in December 2012. During his graduate and post-graduate training, Dr. Bernard authored or contributed to over 15 peer-reviewed publications. Read more

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Dr. Bernard treats cardiac arrhythmias and has extensive experience with complex catheter ablations. He also works with cardiac device implantation and monitoring and the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. His research includes oral anticoagulant strategies for cardiac device implantation and complex ablation procedures. Dr. Bernard graduated from Emory University in 1997 with degrees in Biology and Chemistry. He earned his joint medical and graduate degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC in 2005. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2008. He returned to the Medical University of South Carolina for Cardiology and Electrophysiology Fellowship training, finishing in December 2012. During his graduate and post-graduate training, Dr. Bernard authored or contributed to over 15 peer-reviewed publications.Read more

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Dr. Bernard's Care Philosophy

Dr. Bernard treats cardiac arrhythmias and has extensive experience with complex catheter ablations. He also works with cardiac device implantation and monitoring and the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. His research includes oral anticoagulant strategies for cardiac device implantation and complex ablation procedures. Dr. Bernard graduated from Emory University in 1997 with degrees in Biology and Chemistry. He earned his joint medical and graduate degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC in 2005. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2008. He returned to the Medical University of South Carolina for Cardiology and Electrophysiology Fellowship training, finishing in December 2012. During his graduate and post-graduate training, Dr. Bernard authored or contributed to over 15 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Bernard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    East Jefferson General Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    East Jefferson General Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Medical University Hospitals

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    Emory University School Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors