Richard Wu, M.D.


Endowed Title: L. David Hillis, M.D. Professorship in Clinical Research in Cardiology; Dallas Heart Ball Chair in Cardiac Arrhythmia Research

Department: Internal Medicine


Medical School Duke University School of Medicine (1994)
Internship Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1995), Internal Medicine
Residency Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1997), Internal Medicine
Fellowship Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2001), Cardiovascular Disease
Advanced Fellowship Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2002), Electrophysiology
Fellowship Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2002), Cardiac Electrophysiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Atrial Fibrillation & Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias (Irregular Heartbeats)
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Left Atrial Appendage Ligation
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Pacemaker Insertion
  • Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Syncope (Fainting)
  • Tachycardia - Superventricular (SVT) & Paroxysmal Superventricular (PSVT)
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome

Research Interests

  • Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Catheter ablation guided by 3D cardiac imaging
  • Idiopathic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • New catheter ablation technologies


  • Best Doctors in America
  • Charles Y.C. Pak, M.D. Cardiology Research and Training Grant
  • The Best Doctors in Dallas - D Magazine
  • NASPE Advanced Training Clinical Fellowship
  • Stanley J. Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Scholarship

Professional Associations/Affiliations

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