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Hugh Calkins

Hugh Grosvenor Calkins MD

Nicholas J. Fortuin Professor of Cardiology, Division of Cardiology; Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology; Director of the Arrhythmia Service, Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory, and Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia Program, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Dr Hugh Calkins is the Nicholas J. Fortuin M.D. Professor of Cardiology and Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also is the Director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory, the Atrial Fibrillation Center, the Arrhythmia Service, and the Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia Program at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Calkins attended Williams College and Harvard Medical School before training in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his cardiology fellowship training at Johns Hopkins. Dr Calkins trained in electrophysiology at Johns Hopkins and at the University of Michigan. His first faculty position was at the University of Michigan. He returned to Johns Hopkins as Director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory and Arrhythmia Service in 2002. Dr Calkins has published more 500 articles and book chapters. He has lectured extensively throughout the world. The focus of his research efforts have been on atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation, syncope, and arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia. Dr Calkins is on the editorial board of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation, Heart Rhythm, the Journal of Interventional Electrophysiology, and Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. He currently serves as the President of the Heart Rhythm Society.