Position: Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Location: Atlanta, US
Dr. Deering is a cardiac electrophysiologist at the Piedmont Heart Institute in Atlanta where he also serves as Chief of the Arrhythmia Center, Chairman of the Clinical Centers for Excellence and Chief Quality Officer. He has served in a variety of volunteer roles in many cardiovascular and electrophysiology organizations. His major professional focus has been with the Heart Rhythm Society in which he has served in many roles including time as president between May 2018 and May 2019. His research and clinical interests are focused on defining and implementing quality initiatives in electrophysiology and cardiovascular medicine. He has participated as a speaker and moderator at national and international electrophysiology and cardiology meetings; has authored and co-authored numerous publications addressing cardiac arrhythmia and cardiovascular quality issues; is an investigator for a number of cardiac electrophysiology arrhythmia research projects; is a clinical site reviewer for several research projects; functions as an advisor to multiple arrhythmia-based corporations and serves as a reviewer for multiple cardiac electrophysiology and general cardiac journals. Dr. Deering earned his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, his cardiology fellowship training at Boston University Medical Center and his cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at Tufts New England Medical Center. He has previously been a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and at present is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia and the Mark E. Silverman, M.D. Educational Chair.