Dr. Harry A. Kopelman, M.D.
Piedmont Clinic Member
Dr. Kopelman is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. (1980).
internship/residency at North Carolina Memorial Hospital/University of North Carolina
, Chapel Hill (1983).
fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology was at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
in Nashville, TN (1985), where he
also held an appointment as an Instructor in Medicine.
spent two years in academic medicine which included appointments as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
and Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory at the Philadelphia Heart Institute
direction, The Atlanta Cardiology Group founded a comprehensive Cardiac Arrhythmia program at Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta
, and, in 1989, became the first center in the State of Georgia to open a dedicated Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory.
For the next nineteen years, he
was responsible for the healthy growth and development of that program which continued to integrate new and exciting technologies.
In November 2007, Dr. Kopelman
practice to the newly formed Piedmont Heart Institute
along with The Atlanta Cardiology Group.
He was appointed Co-Director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory at the Fuqua Heart Center of Piedmont Hospital.
He was also appointed to the Executive Council of the Piedmont Heart Institute, where he has a leadership role.
has continued to cultivate pre-clinical and clinical research interests in the specific areas of three-dimensional electroanatomical cardiac mapping, catheter ablation, and tissue engineering.
has authored and co-authored a number of papers in highly refereed medical journals.
Dr. Kopelman is board certified in Internal Medicine (1983) and the subspecialties of Cardiovascular Disease (1985) and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (1992, recertification 2002).