Rhythm Interventions Online 2020 - On Demand

Published: 14 December 2020

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Rhythm Interventions Online (RIO) is a new innovative virtual event that brought together a leading international faculty to create a rich, interactive experience to best inform the global electrophysiology community of the latest developments and advances in clinical practice.


Led by Course Director, Prof Richard Schilling, Barts Heart Centre, London, and delivered through a crafted programme of discussion, opinion, and live cases from leading international centres, RIO's programme comprised twelve hours of best-in-class learning over three days, in addition to symposia and breakout sessions.



Note, the live version of this session was CME accredited; this on-demand version is not.


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Faculty Biographies

Devi Nair

Devi Nair

Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology

Dr Devi Nair is a cardiologist and the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at St Bernard's Heart and Vascular Center in Arkansas, US. She also holds the position of Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. As an international leader in cardiac rhythm management, Dr Nair specialises in cardiac devices and cardiac ablation therapy.

Dr Nair has made significant contributions to the field through her numerous publications in leading international medical journals. Her extensive medical training began at the University of Kerala, India, followed by residencies at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, US. She further honed her expertise with fellowships at Case Western Reserve University, US.

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Vivek Reddy

Vivek Reddy

Director of Cardiac Arrhythmia Services

Dr Vivek Y. Reddy is Director of Cardiac Arrhythmia Services for The Mount Sinai Hospital and Director of Electrophysiology for the Mount Sinai Health System, and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Professor of Medicine in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Dr Reddy is one of the US's premier cardiac electrophysiologists. He leads a team of physician-scientists who are developing and testing advanced therapies for cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure, including catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia, and device therapies for stroke prevention. Under his leadership, Mount Sinai is the lead investigational site for many multinational clinical trials exploring new arrhythmia procedures and technologies, most recently pulsed field ablation to treat atrial fibrillation. Moreover, in 2014, he implanted the world’s first miniature leadless pacemaker, as well as the first leadless pacemaker in…

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Gaurav A Upadhyay

Gaurav A Upadhyay

Associate Professor

Personal History

Dr. Gaurav A. Upadhyay is a cardiologist based in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center.


Academic History

Dr. Upadhyay graduated from Harvard University in 2000 with a BA in Biology/Neurobiology. He went on to earn his MD from the University of Chicago in 2006 and then complete a residency in internal medicine and two fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital between the years of 2006 and 2014.


Career Overview

Since 2014, Dr. Upadhyay has been working as an Associate Professor in the Pritzker School of Medicine for the University of Chicago. An expert in cardiac rhythm devices, he cares for patients with arrhythmia, syncope and heart failure. He focuses on innovative electrical therapies in heart disease, including cardiac resynchronization therapy, conduction system pacing, catheter…

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