Hugh Calkins

MD, FHRS, FACC, FAHA, FESC
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Dr. Hugh Calkins is a member of the K2P Legends Series faculty and has provided a video entitled “Electrophysiology: State of the Science.”  Dr. Calkins is the Catherine Ellen Poindexter Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory and Arrhythmia Service at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. An internationally recognized expert on electrophysiology with more than 500 articles and book chapters to his name, Dr. Calkins is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology and serves on the editorial board of many other cardiology journals.  He is a former member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Electrophysiology Boards Test Writing Committee and led a 44-member international task force whose 2012 Expert Consensus Statement gave recommendations for treatment and research of atrial fibrillation. Dr. Calkins is regularly recognized as one of the top cardiologists in America. He is a past president of the Heart Rhythm Society and was inducted into Hopkins’ Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence in 2014. Read a Q&A with Dr. Calkins