Jeremy Ruskin, MD
Chair of Scientific Advisory Board, Board Observer & Co-Founder
Dr. Ruskin is a world-renowned cardiologist and electrophysiologist.
He is Founder and Director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Ruskin received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School.
residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital
in Boston and his
fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the Massachusetts General Hospital
training in clinical and experimental cardiac electrophysiology at the USPHS Hospital
in Staten Island, New York under the mentorship of Dr. Anthony Damato.
Dr. Ruskin has trained more than 110 fellows in the subspecialty of cardiac arrhythmias over the past 38 years, many of whom are in leadership positions at academic centers throughout the world.
In addition, Dr Ruskin
is a much sought after speaker at medical conferences and has authored more than 450 original scientific publications, chapters, reviews, and monographs.
Dr. Ruskinâ€™s major research interests include: the mechanisms and management of atrial fibrillation; new antiarrhythmic drugs and innovative non-pharmacologic approaches to the treatment of atrial fibrillation; the mechanisms and prevention of ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death; the role of arrhythmia control devices in the prevention of sudden cardiac death; the proarrhythmic effects of cardiac and non-cardiac drugs and cardiac safety issues in new drug and device development.
In 1995, Dr. Ruskin founded the Annual International Atrial Fibrillation Symposium which he has directed since its inception and is the largest and longest running free-standing academic meeting on atrial fibrillation worldwide.
also maintains an active regional, national and international referral practice in the field of cardiac arrhythmias and electrophysiology and is recognized annually in Best Doctors in Boston and Best Doctors in America.
is the recipient of the 1997 Michel Mirowski Award for Excellence in Clinical Cardiology and Electrophysiology and the 2002 Heart Rhythm Society Pioneer in Pacing and Electrophysiology Award.