Defibrillator (ICD) Therapy: Selecting the Appropriate Patient


Presenters: Dr. Leal, Dr. Gopinathannair, Dr. Owens, and Kristen Criss (Patient Representative)

Summary: Defibrillator (ICD) Therapy: Selecting the Appropriate Patient podcast presented by Dr. Miguel Leal, Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair, and Dr. Anjali Owens along with Kristen Criss focuses on the appropriate selection of patients for ICD therapy, including assessment of risk factors and a comprehensive discussion of risks and benefits of ICD therapy in this specific patient population.

Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS

Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS
Director, Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Service
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine & Electrophysiology Fellowship Programs
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Rakesh Gopinathannair

Rakesh Gopinathannair, MD, MA, FAHA, FHRS
Cardiac EP Lab Director, Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute
EP Medical Director, Research Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia
Associate Professor of Medicine (Adjunct), University of Louisville

Anjali Owens MD

Anjali Owens, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Kristen Criss

Kristen Criss
Patient Representative