Dr Peter L Friedman is the Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, MA, a Physician and Attending Electrophysiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the Heart Rhythm Society and has published extensively in the fields of sudden cardiac death, clinical trials and catheter ablation. He is one of the original inventors of the cryoablation catheter in clinical use today. After internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Presbyterian Hospital in New York, he completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston and then pursued additional training in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands. He received his MD degree and a PhDin pharmacology from The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University.