Bernard J Gersh

Bernard J Gersh

Professor of Medicine

Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, US

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Biography

Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine.  His past positions include The W. Proctor Harvey Teaching Professor of Cardiology and Chief of the Division of Cardiology at Georgetown University Medical Center.  Dr. Gersh received his MB, ChB, from the University of Cape Town in South Africa.  He received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

Dr. Gersh’s wide interests include the natural history and therapy of acute and chronic coronary artery disease, clinical electrophysiology and in particular atrial fibrillation, sudden cardiac death and syncope, cardiac stem cell therapy, and the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in the developing world.  He has approximately 1000 publications (886 manuscripts and 143 book chapters). (h-index 114).  In 2014 and 2015 he was named in the Thomson Reuters list of individuals with the greatest number of cited scientific papers 2002-2012.  Dr. Gersh is the editor of 15 books and is on the editorial board of 25 journals including Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Nature Cardiovascular Medicine, and The European Heart Journal (Deputy Editor) He is also Editor-in-Chief of UpToDate in Cardiology. 

Articles

Asymptomatic Left Ventricle Systolic Dysfunction

Jaskanwal D Sara, Takumi Toya, Riad Taher, et al

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Citation: European Cardiology Review 2020;15:e13.

Renal Denervation: Paradise Lost? Paradise Regained?

Deepak Padmanabhan, Ameesh Isath, Bernard J Gersh, et al

Citation: US Cardiology Review 2018;12(2):78–86.

A Clinical Perspective on Sudden Cardiac Death

Demosthenes G Katritsis, Bernard J Gersh, A John Camm, et al

Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2016;5(3):177–82

Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation – Current Concepts

Demosthenes G Katritsis, Bernard J Gersh, A John Camm, et al

Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2015;4(2):100–7

Early Repolarisation Syndrome – New Concepts

Demosthenes G Katritsis, Bernard J Gersh, A John Camm, et al

Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2015;4(3):169–71

Inherited Arrhythmias – Where do we Stand?

A John Camm, Bernard J Gersh, Demosthenes G Katritsis, et al

Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2014;3(2):80–4

Keywords

Acute coronary syndrome, Cardiomyopathy, Coronary artery disease, Heart valve disease, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy