Atrial Fibrillation & Arrythmia
Atrial Fibrillation is a disorder that affects the normal rhythm of the heart, and it can become progressively worse over time. Heart experts are saying that a “wait and see approach may not be best”. That’s why Baptist Health offers the most advanced and comprehensive AFib program in the region.
Diagnosing atrial fibrillation and arrhythmia
- Complete diagnostic testing, including tilt-table testing and EP studies
- Experienced cardiac electrophysiologists who diagnose and treat all heart rhythm disorders
- Latest 3-D electrical mapping systems for greater precision in eradicating arrhythmias
- The most advanced pacemakers, defibrillators, and biventricular device implants
Comprehensive Patient Care
- Comprehensive treatment options for simple and complex Atrial fibrillation
- Ongoing cardiology care through multiple convenient locations across the region
- A coordinated team of cardiac specialists to make sure that all facets of your health are addressed, with communication back to your primary care physician
- Only health system in the region to offer Thermocool SmartTouch® Catheter Ablation for improved safety and outcomes, as well as Cryoballoon Catheter Ablation therapy
- Only dedicated Heart Hospital in the region, featuring a state-of-the-art EP Lab
- One of the first five centers in the U.S. to use the minimally invasive intracardiac ultrasound catheter for high quality images inside the heart
Meet Our Cardiac ElectrophysiologistsA cardiologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating heart conditions. An electrophysiologist is a cardiologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating arrhythmias. At Baptist, we have specialists with extensive experience and training who will review your health history and use the latest procedures and technology to diagnose and treat your condition.
Our philosophy is to offer a full spectrum of electrophysiology services to our patients utilizing the latest equipment and techniques. By offering all modalities, we can use our extensive experience to tailor the treatment plan to fit the patient so as to maximize the likelihood of success.
“There are no incisions anywhere in the chest and the patient is walking in eight hours.”
Dr. Scott Lee, Cardiac Electrophysiologist
“Been feeling fantastic. I’m relaxing now and getting on with my life and it feels good.”
Joy Seiler, Patient of new heart ablation procedure
Atrial Fibrillation is a disorder that affects the normal rhythm of the heart, and it can become progressively worse over time. Increasingly, heart experts are saying that "wait and see" approach may not be best.