Dr. Edward P. Gerstenfeld is the appointed associate professor of medicine and chief of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service at UCSF Medical Center.
Dr. Gerstenfeld specializes in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter and post-ablation atrial tachycardias; supraventricular tachycardias (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia, and AT); ventricular tachycardia, inducing endocardial and epicardial mapping and ablation; arrhythmias in patients with adult congenital heart disease; and inherited arrhythmia syndromes, including arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Dr. Gerstenfeld received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his medical degree from Northwestern University. He completed a residency at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston and a fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Before moving to UCSF, he was an attending electrophysiologist at Penn for 10 years, specializing in the mapping and ablation of complex arrhythmias. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts, review papers and book chapters on the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Hearth Rhythm and the Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is also a member of the Clinic Cardiac Electrophysiology Board Writing Committee.
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