Bethesda Heart Hospital

Bethesda Heart Hospital


Cardiac Arrhythmia (Electrophysiology) Service at Bethesda Heart Hospital


Cardiac electrophysiology is the area of medicine dealing with various abnormal heart rhythms. This can be when the heart beats “too slowly”, “too quickly” or sometimes “not at all” (i.e. stops) 

Typical patients for these services include those with:

  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness, passing out (syncope),
  • Electrical conduction problems (heart block), 
  • Supraventricular tachycardia or ventricular tachycardia,
  • Patients with heart failure of various forms who can be at risk for their heart stopping or who may need a device to improve heart function

Highly educated and qualified physicians who are board certified in internal medicine, cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology staff the electrophysiology service at Bethesda Heart Hospital. The EP laboratory is state of the art with the latest in imaging and recording equipment as well as specialized 3-D mapping system. The staff is highly trained and experience in all procedures performed in the laboratory. In addition the team works in concert with the cardiovascular surgical team at BHH if surgical intervention is needed to help with management of our patients.


Services Of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Service Bethesda Heart Hospital

  • Consultation
  • EKG / Outpatient Monitoring Services
  • “Other” Diagnostic Testing (Stress Test / Echocardiogram etc.)
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Biventricular Device Implantation
  • Implantable Loop Recorder Placement
  • Diagnostic Electrophysiology Studies
  • Catheter Ablation of Various Cardiac Arrhythmias