Abnormal heart rhythms called arrhythmias are common conditions impacting the heart’s electrical system.

At National Jewish Health, our electrophysiologists diagnose and treat arrhythmia patients from Denver and throughout Colorado. We work with our patients to determine the best treatment options, including cardiac ablation and cardiac device implantation. Our goal is to help patients and to manage their arrhythmia so they can lead full and active lives. In many cases, we are able to cure the arrhythmia so patients do not need to be on medication long term.

 

Electrophysiology Services

  • Consultative services for evaluation of all arrhythmia disorders
  • Comprehensive cardiac ablation therapy for all arrhythmias, including complex ablations (atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia)
  • Electrophysiology studies
  • Comprehensive evaluation and management of suspected cardiac sarcoidosis
  • Cardiac device implantation
  • Comprehensive device clinic for follow-up and management, including remote monitoring program

 

Cardiac Device Implantation

  • Pacemaker, both standard and leadless
  • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), both standard and subcutaneous
  • Implantable loop recorder
Cardiac device implantation is performed by our electrophysiologists in the state-of-the-art electrophysiology lab at Saint Joseph Hospital.

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Clinical Trials

OPUS Registry for Patients Using Opsumit®

The purpose of this study is to learn more about how Opsumit® (the commercial form of the medication macitentan) is used in clinical practice to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and other conditions.

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Reasons to Visit National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
  • Ranked as one of the top two hospitals in pulmonology every year since U.S. News & World Report included this category in its annual “Best Hospitals” survey
  • Ranked in the top 1 percent of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
  • Physicians frequently recognized as among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 8 percent of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to the latest clinical trials
  • 120 -year history of focus on care, research and education serving thousands of patients with lung, heart, immune and related disorders