Position: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine
Jonathan P. Piccini, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, FHRS is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine with Tenure at Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Clinical Research Institute. He is the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology for the Duke University Health System. His focus is on the care of patients with atrial fibrillation and complex arrhythmias, with particular emphasis on catheter ablation, left atrial appendage occlusion, and lead extraction. His research interests include the conduct of clinical trials and the assessment of innovative cardiovascular therapeutics for the care of patients with heart rhythm disorders. He has served as the principal investigator and/or study chair for several clinical trials and registries, including NOVA AF, ORBIT AF I & II, Get With The Guidelines-AFIB, and GENETIC AF, the first trial of pharmacogenetic guided rhythm control. He also serves the Chairman of the Heart Rhythm Society’s Atrial Fibrillation
Centers of Excellence Task Force. He is an associate editor for the American Heart Journal. Dr. Piccini has more than 425 publications in the field of heart rhythm medicine and has been the recipient of several teaching and mentorship awards.