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Bruce Wilkoff, MD, Cardiology, Cleveland, OH

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Cardiology Cleveland, OH

Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Interventional Cardiology

Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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Summary

  • As a Cardiac Electrophysiologist, specializing in Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices, Board Certified through the International Board of Heart Rhythm Cardiac Device Examination. I am Director of Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Devices at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio and serve as the Associate Chair of the Electrophysiology and Pacing Section. I also serve as the Medical Information Officer of the Heart and Vascular Institute.

Education & Training

  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Ohio State University HospitalFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1984 - 1986
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical CenterFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1982 - 1984
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1982
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1980
  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Ohio State University College of MedicineClass of 1979
  • Northwestern University Technological InstituteB.S., Biomedical Engineering, 1976

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2003 - Present
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2002 - 2004
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2002 - 2006
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2002 - 2023
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2002 - 2025
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2002 - 2023
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1982 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2010-2014
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011, 2013
  • Fellow (FACC) American College of Cardiology
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • A Clinical Prediction Rule to Identify Patients at Heightened Risk for Early Demise Following Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy  
    Rickard J, Cheng A, Spragg D, Cantillon D, Baranowski B, Varma N, Wilkoff BL, Tang WW, J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol, 12/11/2013
  • Outcomes of Patients Requiring Emergent Surgical or Endovascular Intervention for Catastrophic Complications During Transvenous Lead Extraction  
    Brunner MP, Cronin EM, Wazni O, Baranowski B, Saliba WI, Sabik JF, Lindsay BD, Wilkoff BL, Tarakji KG, Heart Rhythm, 12/10/2013
  • Incidence, management, and outcomes of the arteriovenous fistula complicating transvenous lead extraction  
    Cronin EM, Brunner MP, Tan CD, Rene Rodriguez E, Rickard J, Martin DO, Wazni OM, Tarakji KG, Wilkoff BL, Baranowski BJ, Heart Rhythm, 12/3/2013
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Press Mentions

  • Recommendations from the Heart Rhythm Society Task Force on Device Performance Policies and Guidelines
    Recommendations from the Heart Rhythm Society Task Force on Device Performance Policies and GuidelinesJuly 21st, 2006
  • More Than Fancy Pacemakers: How ICDs Help You
    More Than Fancy Pacemakers: How ICDs Help YouFebruary 16th, 2018
  • Do You Need a Pacemaker to Speed up Your Heart?
    Do You Need a Pacemaker to Speed up Your Heart?February 20th, 2018
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