Position: Director of Electrophysiology
Location: New York, US
Vivek Y. Reddy, MD is Director of Electrophysiology for the Mount Sinai Health System, and The Helmsley Trust Professor of Medicine in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Reddy received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan. He completed Internal Medicine Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospitals, and Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He joined as an Electrophysiology Attending at Massachusetts General Hospital, and also served as Director of the Experimental Electrophysiology Laboratory. He then became the Director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, before joining the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2009 as a Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service. Dr. Reddy also serves as Visiting Professor of Cardiology at Homolka Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic.
Dr. Reddy is one of the world’s premier cardiac electrophysiologists. He leads a team of physician-scientists who are developing and testing advanced therapies for cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure, including catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia, and device therapies for stroke prevention. Under his leadership, Mount Sinai is the lead investigational site for many multinational clinical trials exploring novel therapies, most recently pulsed field ablation to treat atrial fibrillation. Moreover, in 2014, he implanted the world’s first miniature leadless pacemaker, as well as the first leadless pacemaker in the United States at The Mount Sinai Hospital.