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Edward Gerstenfeld MD

Edward P. Gerstenfeld MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine; Chief, Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, California

Dr. Edward P. Gerstenfeld has recently been appointed associate professor of medicine and chief of the Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service at UCSF Medical Center.

Dr. Gerstenfeld specializes in the treatment of atrial fibrillat ion, atrial flutter and post-ablation atrial tachycardias; supraventricular tachycardias (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia, and AT); ventricular tachycardia, including 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. He has been an attending electrophysiologist at Penn for the past 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, Heart Rhythm and the Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is also a member of the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Board Writing Committee.