Hugh Calkins

Hugh Calkins
Hugh Calkins
Professor of Medicine and Director of Electrophsysiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Director of Electrophsysiology
Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, US


Dr. Hugh Calkins is Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory and Arrhythmia Service at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is an internationally recognized expert on catheter ablation, atrial fibrillation, syncope, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD) and arrhythmia management.

He received his MD from Harvard before training in internal medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and in cardiology and electrophysiology at Johns Hopkins. After completion of his cardiology fellowship he joined the faculty and received further training from Dr Fred Morady at the University of Michigan.

Research areas

atrial fibrillation

arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia


sudden cardiac death

atrial fibrillation ablation

catheter ablation

Device therapy for treatment of ventricular arrhythmias

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