Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology | Male | 47 years old
ARRHYTHMIA CENTER OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
1645 Esplanade Ste 3
Chico, CA 95926
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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dr. Kusumoto graduated with his Doctor of Medicine from St. Louis University, School of Medicine in 1995 and finished his residency in Internal Medicine at UC Davis in 1998. Subsequently, in 2001, Dr. Kusumoto finished his fellowship in Cardiology, followed by a fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology in 2002, both degrees earned while studying at the Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Kusumoto then earned a Master's Degree in Public Health in 2003, also at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Beginning in 2002 the doctor first began to practice medicine in his field of Electrophysiology for Colorado Permanente. In 2005 the doctor left Colorado Permanente after accepting a recruitment offer from Enloe Medical Center in Chico, CA.
From 2005 until present day, the doctor has served the Chico, California community as Enloe Medical Center's Director of Electrophysiology. Additionally, in 2005 Dr. Kusumoto founded the Arrhythmia Center of Northern California (ACNC) where he continues serves his patients and the North State.
Raitt M; Kusumoto W. "Correlations Among the Frequencies of Atrial Activity on the Surface Electrocardiogram, Intracardiac Atrial Electrograms and the Atrial Effective Refractory Period in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation." Journal of Electrocardiology, Jan 2012.
Raitt M; Kusumoto W; Giraud G; Mcanulty J. "Reversal of Electrical Remodeling After Cardioversion of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation." Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, May 2004. 15(5): 507-512.
Raitt M; Kusumoto W; Giraud G; Mcanulty J. "Electrophysiologic Predictors of the Recurrence of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Within 30 Days of Cardioversion." American Journal of Cardiology, Jan 2004. 93(1): 107-110.
Okuyama T.; Waheed A; Kusumoto W; Zhu Xl; Sly WS. "Carbonic Anhydrase IV: Role of Removal of C-terminal Domain in Glycosylphosphatidylinositol Anchoring and Realization of Enzyme Activity." Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, July 10, 1995. 320(2):315-322.
Kusumoto W.; Kusumoto F. "Wide Complex Tachycardia."
ECGChapter Interpretation, Publication pending 2003.
To provide quality patient centered cutting edge arrhythmia medical care in the North State.
- Board Certified in Cardiology and Electrophysiology.
- Practiced only Electrophysiology.
- Director of Electrophysiology Enloe Medical Center, Chico, CA.
QUALITY HEALTHCARE – MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE!
Arrhythmia Center of Northern California, established June 2005, has the goal of delivering compassionate and cutting edge electrophysiology care.
We can offer an opinion about the best treatment options, whether pharmacological and/or invasive approach (ablation or device placement) for arrhythmia management. Some clinical services are ECGs, holter/Evant monitors, device interrogations and post procedure wound care.
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PROTOCOL NOTE: The Arrhythmia Center of Northern California's protocol for placing a 24 hour monitor is to have the patient perform their normal activities during which they usually experience their symptoms, in this way the doctor can assess whether the symptoms are potentially related to cardiac dysrhythmias. We do not instruct patients to lie down for 24 hours during their 24 hour monitor evaluation. After the 24 hour evaluation period is complete, we see our patients in person to review the diagnostic test results with them and discuss those findings and treatment options.
Patients are welcome to ask to be referred out for a second opinion. In the interest of resolving patient concerns, we encourage patients to contact the office manager directly.
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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