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Jose Huizar, MD, Cardiology, Richmond, VA, VCU Medical Center

JoseFranciscoHuizarMDFACC, FAHA, FHRS

Cardiology Richmond, VA

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development, Central Virginia VA Health Care System / McGuire VA Medical Center Professor of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University / Pauley Heart Center

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Education & Training

  • University of Alabama Medical Center
    University of Alabama Medical CenterFellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2005 - 2006
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
    SUNY Upstate Medical UniversityFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2002 - 2005
  • MetroWest Medical Center
    MetroWest Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 2002
  • Universidad Anahuac School of Medicine
    Universidad Anahuac School of MedicineClass of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2006 - 2024
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2000 - 2007
  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2005 - 2006
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • JACC Editor-in-Chief’s Top Manuscripts from 2019 Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2020
  • Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2020
  • Distinguished Scholarship Award Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2016
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Paradoxical Reflex Bradycardia After Epinephrine Infusion for Arrhythmia Induction in the Electrophysiology Lab  
    Karoly Kaszala, Jose F Huizar, Timothy R Larsen, Alex Y Tan,

Grant Support

  • Validation of Premature Ventricular Contraction-induced Cardiomyopathy in a Swine ModelDepartment of Veterans Affairs / VA Merit Grant2020–2024
  • Mechanistic Insights to Premature Ventricular Contractions-induced CardiomyopathyNational Institutes of Health/NHLBI (RO1)2018–2022
  • Prospective Assessment of Premature Ventricular Contractions Suppression in Cardiomyopathy (PAPS): A pilot study.National Institutes of Health/NHLBI (R34) – Clinical Pilot Studies.2017–2020
  • Mechanistic Insight of Premature Ventricular Contraction-induced CardiomyopathyNational Institute of Health / NHLBI – R56 Bridging funds2016–2018
  • LV Systolic Dysfunction Induced by Ventricular Ectopy: a Novel Model for PVC-induced CardiomyopathyAmerican Heart Association - Scientist Development Grant Award2012–2015

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations