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Bruce Wilkoff, MD

Bruce Wilkoff, MD

Cardiology Cleveland, OH

Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Office Address

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  • 9500 Euclid Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44195
    Phone: (800) 223-2273

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.

Dr. Wilkoff's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: General Cardiology
  • Clinical Interests: Artificial Cardiac Pacing; Heart Failure; Implantable Defibrillators; Treatment Outcome; Implanted Electrodes; Electrocardiography; Artificial Pacemaker; Follow-Up Studies

Dr. Wilkoff's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Attending Cardiac ElectrophysiologistCleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH
    Director of Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Devices, Associate Section Head: Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Heart and Vascular Institute Medical Information Officer
  • Staff CardiologistCleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH
    Clinical Associate (Department of Cardiology Section of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology (1986-1987)
  • Director: Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia DevicesThe Ohio State University/The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Health Science Center
    Cleveland, OH
    Director, Cardiovascular Computer Unit (1991-1996); Medical Director of Clinical Electrophysiology Research (2000-2005); Acting Director: HVI Information Systems & Services (2008-2010); Associate Section Head: Pacing and Electrophysiology Section (2007-Present)
  • Professor of MedicineCleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH
  • Institute Medical Information Officer (IMIO)Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute/Cleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH
  • Associate Professor of Internal MedicineThe Ohio State University/The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Health Science Center
    Cleveland, OH

Dr. Wilkoff's Education & Medical Training

  • Ohio State University HospitalOhio State University HospitalFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterCase Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterCase Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterCase Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine
  • OH State Univ Coll of MedThe Ohio State University College of MedicineMedical School
  • Northwestern University Technological InstituteNorthwestern University Technological InstituteOther Training, B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Wilkoff's Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical LicenseMI State Medical License2002 - 2015
  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License2002 - 2014
  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License1982 - 2015
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease

Dr. Wilkoff's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMeaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • American College of CardiologyFellow (FACC)American College of Cardiology
  • Heart Rhythm SocietyFellow (FHRS)Heart Rhythm Society
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Dr. Wilkoff's Clinical Trials

Dr. Wilkoff's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • A Clinical Prediction Rule to Identify Patients at Heightened Risk for Early Demise Following Cardiac Resynchronization TherapyRickard 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 ExtractionBrunner 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 extractionCronin 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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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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