Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy, M.D.
Electrophysiologist and Medical Director, Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute, HCA Midwest Health
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 • 8:45 AM–10:00 AM
Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology and the Medical Director for the Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute at HCA Midwest Health. With more than 15 years of experience, he has specialized clinical expertise and interests in electrophysiology, complex arrhythmia management (atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia), heart ablation, left atrial appendage closure; ablation, pacemaker and other device implantation and management, cardiac resynchronization therapy& pulmonary artery pressure sensors in heart failure, premature ventricular contractions, syncope, adult congenital and inherited cardiac rhythm disorders (Long QT, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, Brugada syndrome) and myocarditis
A previous professor of medicine in the department of internal medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Lakkireddy is a renowned leader in electrophysiology research and education. He has won numerous professional honors and awards, including a Prevention Magazine Integrative Medicine Award and Ingram’s Heroes in Health Care Award. He has published more than 300 articles on his cutting edge research in the field of electrophysiology. Additionally, Dr. Lakkireddy serves as associate editor for the Journal of Atrial Fibrillation and an Editorial Board member and reviewer for more than 30 scientific publications including the American Heart Journal, American Journal of Cardiology, Clinical Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Journal, and the Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. He was the former governor of the Kansas American College of Cardiology. He is very active in the cardiovascular professional societies. He is the incoming chairman of the ACC Electrophysiology Council and is the member of Program Committee in Heart Rhythm Society. He is a featured speaker in several national and international cardiovascular symposia.