Jose Joglar, M.D.

Program Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program


Endowed Title: Elizabeth Thaxton and Ellis Batten Page Professorship in Cardiac Electrophysiology Research

Department: Internal Medicine


Medical School University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1991)
Residency UT Southwestern Medical Center (1994), Internal Medicine
Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center (1997), Cardiology
Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center (1998), Cardiac Electrophysiology

Clinical Interests

Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Atrial Fibrillation & Flutter
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Premature Beats
  • Supraventricular Arrhythmias
  • Tachycardia - Superventricular (SVT) & Paroxysmal Superventricular (PSVT)
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias
Genetic Disorders - Familial Arrhythmias
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasis (ARVD)
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Catecholaminergic Polmorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (CPVT)
  • Genetic Testing for Inherited Arrhythmia Disorders
  • Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Prevention & Treatment of Inherited Arrhythmia Disorders
  • Short QT Syndrome
  • Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome
Heart Rhythm Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Advanced Mapping of Rhythm Disorders
  • Cardiac Ablation Procedures
  • Causes and Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation & Atrial Flutter
  • Device Therapy for Monitoring & Treatment of Heart Failure
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD)
  • Implantable Loop Recorders
  • Medical Management of Arrhythmia Patients
  • Pacemaker/ICD Lead Extraction
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Syncope (Fainting)

Research Interests

  • Asymptomatic atrial fibrillation
  • Automated external defibrillators
  • Cardioversion and defibrillation
  • Pacemaker technology
  • Sudden cardiac death


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Habitual Cocaine Use is associated with High Defibrillation Threshold During ICD Implantation

Jay Chen, Rao Naseem, Owen Obel, Jose Joglar J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol Summer 2007 18 722-725

Automated external defibrillator use by police responders. Where do w go from here?

Joglar J.A., Page R.l. Circulatio 2002 106 1030-1033

Automated external defibrillators: technical considerations and clinical promise

Takata T, Page RL, Joglar JA Annals of Internal Medicine December 2001 135 990-998

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  • Elizabeth Thaxton Page and Ellis Batten Page Professorship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Research
    Chair (2003)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Heart Rhythm Society