To schedule an evaluation at Michigan Heart, call 734-712-8000
Cardiac electrophysiology (EP) is the division of cardiology that evaluates, diagnoses and manages heart rhythm disturbances. The Michigan Heart EP team is comprised of board-certified cardiac electrophysiologists, arrhythmia nurse practitioners, device nurse specialists and technologists completely dedicated to the care of patients with arrhythmias or implanted devices.
The EP program at Michigan Heart was founded in 1985. The program has grown tremendously, paralleling the evolution of the sub-specialty. Our six electrophysiologists combine to represent over 60 years of accumulated experience in the field. Each of the nurse practitioners evaluates and supports this often complex group of patients.
We are especially proud of our Arrhythmia Center, one of the largest in the country. We are considered a model of exemplary care for patients with implanted devices, both regionally and nationally.
Research and Clinical Trials
Leading-edge research is fundamental in our approach to delivering the best treatment and device options for our patients. We participate in clinical trials involving medications and interventions for arrhythmia management.
The Patient Experience
Our patients receive state-of-the-art medical care that is compassionate and personal. We have created an atmosphere that is respectful and friendly for both the patient and their family, and we strive to care for the whole person, both body and mind.
Cardiac Arrhythmia Services provide the full breadth of evaluation and treatment of complex arrhythmias in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. These services include:
- Ambulatory monitoring including devices specifically designed for atrial fibrillation
- Outpatient and inpatient EP consultations
- Specialized Atrial Fibrillation Clinic
- Evaluation and treatment for the patient with syncope
- Device follow-up clinic for pacemakers, implanted defibrillators and implanted loop recorders
- Ablation therapy for SVT, WPW, atrial tachycardia, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia
- Multi-modality 3D-mapping technology with CT/MR imaging guided transseptal approaches to left atrial ablation and pulmonary vein isolation
- Device-mediated heart failure treatments with coordinated follow-up with Heart Failure Clinic
- ICD support group, clinical social workers and dedicated arrhythmia educational programs
Annual Volumes and Outcomes
- More than 550 Pacemaker procedures
- More than 300 ICD implants
- More than 130 Bi-ventricular heart failure devices
- More than 275 Ablations
- Quality outcomes exceeding national levels in all categories
To schedule an evaluation at Michigan Heart, call 734-712-8000.