Roderick Tung

Roderick Tung

Associate Professor of Medicine Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology

University of Chicago, School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, US

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Biography

Dr Roderick Tung is a widely renowned cardiologist and specialist in cardiac electrophysiology with over 20 years of experience in medicine.

His passion for cardiology grew from undergoing an ablation procedure to correct a cardiac arrhythmia in his early 20s.

Dr Tung is affiliated with The University Of Chicago Medical Center and has authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles and participated in 8 clinical trials in the past 15 years. In particular, he has co-authored 101 articles and participated in 1 clinical trial in the study of ventricular tachycardia (VT).

Cardiology is Dr Tung’s main specialty, whilst his two subspecialties are general cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. He is an expert in the management of heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias), with a particular focus on advanced therapies for atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias. He specialises in arrhythmia management through catheter ablation — a procedure that targets and cauterises abnormal tissue to eliminate heart rhythm irregularities.

Articles by Roderick Tung, Associate Professor of Medicine Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Impact of Micro-, Mini- and Multi-Electrode Mapping on Ventricular Substrate Characterisation

Benjamin Berte, Katja Zeppenfeld, Roderick Tung, et al

Published:

Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2020;9(3):128–35.

Brugada Syndrome: Progress in Genetics, Risk Stratification and Management

Jorge E Romero, Dan L Li, Ricardo Avendano, et al

Published:

Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2019;8(1):19–27

Defining Left Bundle Branch Block Patterns in Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy: A Return to His Bundle Recordings

Roderick Tung, Gaurav A Upadhyay,

Published:

Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2020;9(1):28–33.